Refers to the films presented entirely in black and white.

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Couple with the most grandchildren to win a house

There's a nice, comedic, old movie in which a house is built in a small town and is promised to the resident couple with the most grandchildren. I can't remember the name of it or the names of the ...
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A black and white movie about waking up

I recall an old Twilight Zone-type movie which begins with a car driving up to a house. There are a series of events/stories told via the characters in the house but at the end (after some ...
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Men comparing tattoos which moved about their body

I have a memory of film, possibly a full movie, where some men (possibly sailors) were comparing tattoos. The interesting bit being that the tattoos were 'moving' as the men flexed their muscles or ...
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Island with a lighthouse and a UFO

I saw part of this movie probably 20+ years ago. I remember that it was in black and white and took place on a small island with a lighthouse. There was a couple that I believe were the lighthouse ...
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James Cagney in Statue of Liberty scene

I'm trying to identify an old black and white movie I saw when I was a young boy. I'm almost sure it featured James Cagney. I think he'd escaped from prison and the final scene was a shot of him ...
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Black and white science fiction movie with aliens and dome

I saw this science fiction a long time ago. I recall a light plane having to land. The pilot and a woman struggling to survive in a town that has had some kind of dome placed over it. I recall ...
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Flying typewriters or sewing machines and the dangers of industrialisation

I'm desperately searching for an old cartoon I saw when I was a little child. unfortunately I don't remember all the details, rather the strange feeling it evoked in me. Here is a keyword like sketch ...
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Why are some movies still shot in black and white or sepia?

Why are some films still shot in black and white or sepia? I can understand if it's perhaps a "period piece" like The Artist or The Good German, or if, like in Sin City, it's done to perhaps stay true ...
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Man points to suicide jumper in black and white old clip?

I hope this is the right place for this question: I recall watching a movie where there was an old black and white clip (perhaps a home video within a movie?) where someone was standing near a large ...
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Man runs away from two women

I'm looking for the title of a b/w film: Two women (sisters?) host a man in their home, they fight over him. The man runs away, later returns to town, asks directions, is told that the women have been ...
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Father returns home but his family begins to doubt his identity

Black and white film, maybe from 50s about a family who puts the father in different tests to make him identified himself. one of which is a race car, because the father loves driving. I think it is ...
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Circus setting with a high wire act over a wooden bed of swords

Timeframe I was somewhere around 8-12 years old, which would be in the 1974-1978 span, the movie would possibly be older since it was on television at the time, and shot in black and white. (Of ...
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Planet where time slowed/stands still and fight ants on ledge

I saw this movie (from the 50s?) on TV as a child in later 60's. I recall it being b/w. I recall somewhat clearly a number of 'explorers' on a distant planet moving up a narrowish path/ledge along the ...
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Man has a bag with a human head in it

Back in the mid 70's I was watching a late-night scary show called Shock Theater. Every Saturday night they played old horror movies. One night I saw bits and pieces of this black and white movie ...
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Son smashes up father's elaborate model train set

These are recollections related to me by a friend. If anyone could suggest films that may be similar that would be great. A black and white film from the 1950s or 1960s involving the fraught ...
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Black sphere had to be killed before the spaceship could leave

This movie had a railroad crossing thing that I think hypnotized and one guy fell through a crust covering a crater. Also at the end, a guy stepped inside a black sphere that was keeping the ship ...
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B&W film where man falls down well at the end

This movie was shown on Detroit TV in the early 70's. A man is in love with a woman who doesn't return his affection. She is killed and placed in a coffin and her arm is not fully in the coffin. ...
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1950s Sci-Fi involving a strange box that transports a boy to a different world

I'm looking for the name of a black and white 1950s science fiction movie... it starts out with a man who finds a small black box with a little cone on one side at a construction site dig. A little ...
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What is the reason for making “Human Centipede 2” in black and white?

As per Tom Six's claim for Human Centipede 2 to make it more graphic and disturbing, making the first film seem like "My Little Pony compared with part two." So why to make it in black and white? So ...