Refers to the films presented entirely in black and white.

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Man in debt has to act like a Russian Prince and gamble to pay it off [on hold]

A man is in debt and has to act like a Russian Prince and gamble to pay it off, but another Russian guy has the same last name as him and wants his name back and not stolen from an imposter.
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Identify black and white thriller movie with murderous husband and locked room

B&W thriller. Maybe 1940s or 1950s. It mostly is filmed in a mansion where the newly wed couple live, but as time goes by the wife suspects that her husband isn't all that he seems. I remember at ...
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B and W film from the 1950s about a man having crush on a redhead

Does anyone know the name of an old film about a man who meets a redhead at a party and falls in love with her? He then spends all his life looking for her and only going on dates with similar looking ...
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Help identify episode of 60s SciFi show future dystopia where man can't get his food ration for the month

I'm looking for a B/W 60s(?) 30-min episode SciFi show set in a dystopian future; people must wear gas masks to venture out-of-doors. For some reason the main character has failed to receive his ...
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Black and white (maybe), movie/ tv episode - alien assassins

There's a movie - or possibly a 'Twilight Zone' type TV episode - I've been trying to find for a long time (without success). Here's what I think I remember (I'm old - neither my thinking or memory ...
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Movie about two news reporters figuring out a murder but one of them is actually the killer

I'm looking for a movie about a black woman and white man who are trying to figure out who killed the girls friend. The black girl goes into his house at one point and finds a shrine of herself (...
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Movie where a guys hides in his coat on a hanger

I once saw an outtake of a black and white movie that I'm trying to find. The scene is a guy in the hallway of a house. Someone is approaching the door (something like the husband of the girl he was "...
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ID old B&W movie: Underground, mining, maybe demonic possession of equipment

Can anyone recall the following movie? I saw it decades ago in Canada. Either in Sci Fi Theater, Monsters We Know and Love, or some such. There were a bunch of people (perhaps a crew) living ...
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Movie made by Gnostic sect which disturbs all who see it

I'm trying to remember a movie. It was black and white, the language being English. The protagonist stumbles upon a movie in a theatre that somehow disturbs all those who see it. I forget the middle ...
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1950s B & W thriller from England about a boy who witnesses a murder and then gets chased by the heavy/large murderer

I am trying to find the name of an old movie I saw about 50 years ago on TV. Black and White, I believe made in England but not 100% sure. Seems made around 1950s. Plot as best as I can recall is ...
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Cop chasing thief silent film trope

I'm looking for an example of a trope I know clearly in my mind but can't find a specific example to. I feel like I've seen it in numerous silent films but can't find it anywhere: A woman is being ...
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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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Black and white film; Journalist receives newspapers from a day into the future. One predicts his death

The film is old, maybe the 60's. The argument is about a frustrated journalist who can not get a good article to the newspaper he works for. After a request for a "miracle", someone comes and gives ...
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Independent Black And White Film. Ends Due To Film Equipment Being Stolen

A man is unhappy with his life so he decides to film everything and then review the footage to figure out what is going wrong with his life. His friends think this is a bad idea since people don't act ...
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Animal Reincarnation Mystery Movie

A black and white movie (40s, maybe, as I remember the costumes). A dog is poisoned and goes to heaven. He is sent back to Earth as a private detective named Rex. He is given a female companion who ...
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B&W Thriller/Mystery with a mute girl in a mansion

Ok, I am going to give as much detail as I can remember. I have seen this black-and-white movie a long time ago, and it popped into my head today. I remember a girl who might have lost her voice in a ...
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Were old TV shows routinely sped up for some reason?

I have recently made a habit of waking up early, and as a by-product spend my mornings catching re-runs of The Donna Reed Show. I've noticed in a number of episodes, though not necessarily all of them,...
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Black & White time travel movie that ends with a repeating time loop

I am looking for a black and white science fiction movie that I watched a couple of times on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon in the early to mid 1960's on local Los Angeles television. The movie was ...
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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 in the mid-90s. Unfortunately I don't remember all the details, rather the strange feeling it evoked in me. Here is a ...
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I'm trying to find a B/W sci fi movie

I remember that two men and a woman were picked up by a space ship. They were in a room that was lined with boxes, somewhat like post office boxes. They figured out how to open them and found useful ...
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Identification of an old (black and white) drama/thriller with a twist

This one has been bugging me for years - I saw the film one afternoon about 15 years ago. Its black and white, and quite old (poss 1930's). It's set in Paris (or other European city) at some kind of '...
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B&W sci-fi: crashed meteor that hypnotizes people that encounter it

It started off with a crashed meteor/asteroid/comet and whoever looked/touched it became hypnotized. I think it made a high pitched noise when someone would touch it.. In the middle of the movie I ...
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Black and white movie where wolves are attacked by eagles

This film features a couple in a sleigh being chased through snow and forest by wolves. They are rescued by Laplanders riding reindeer. The Laplanders also have trained eagles that attack the wolves.
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Old Czech or Yugoslavian movie?

I saw a movie when I was a kid about a guy in love with a girl. He would write poems for her. The girl wore a top hat in some scenes. I barely remember the movie, but I remember it made a huge ...
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B&W Holocaust film, children taken to a gas chamber, smiling SS-man with a dog

This is black and white film, I saw that single scene probably in early 90s, it was black and white and seemed old. There was a group of children being taken to a gas chamber, I believe, and there was ...
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B&W animation in which old Asian lady finds huge ship

I am looking for a colorless animation movie in which I only remember a scene: an Asian looking old woman comes across a huge ship. I think there were no sounds. The movie should be at least 5 years ...
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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 horror-...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...