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January 1, 2018 | madame librarian
Young businesswoman Elyse Samford's life takes a turn when she inherits Samford Candy, a multi-billion dollar corporation, from her retired father. A trademark infringement lawsuit against a rival company brings Elyse to Higgins Attorneys and Sons, where Rob Carelli, a young, too-nice-for-his-own-good lawyer, is bullied by his boss, firm founder Carter Higgins, and his two arrogant sons. Despite his workplace woes, Rob becomes instantly smitten with Elyse.
A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler...but there's more to Godfrey than meets the eye.
In the city that never sleeps, love is always on the mind. Those passions come to life in NEW YORK, I LOVE YOU ? a collaboration of storytelling from some of today's most imaginative filmmakers and featuring an all-star cast. Together they create a kaleidoscope of the spontaneous, surprising, electrifying human connections that pump the city's heartbeat. Sexy, funny, haunting and revealing encounters unfold beneath the Manhattan skyline. From Tribeca to Central Park to Brooklyn the story weaves a tale of love as diverse as the very fabric of New York itself.
I CAPTURE THE CASTLE is a classic English story told in a fresh, vivacious style by the teenage heroine of the piece. In her diary, Cassandra Mortmain wittily chronicles what happens to her eccentric family when a young American man inherits the local estate. The bitter-sweet love story that ensues is far more complicated than she ever imagines. Blending the 1930's period detail and Suffolk setting with Cassandra's intense and intimate diary gives an unusually vivid tone to this funny and very moving story.
When Billie Dawn, a former Las Vegas showgirl, arrives in Washington, D.C., her obvious lack of sophistication makes for an embarrassing debut in the political social swim. Bored with shopping sprees, jewels, a TV that fits into her purse and all the things a material girl could want, Billie is helpless in civilized social situations until her millionaire bully of a boyfriend, Harry Brock, hires savvy journalist Paul Verrall to do an IQ make-over on this sparkling, if not polished, diamond in the rough. Far from the stuffy old tutor she imagines, however, Billie finds that Paul is a handsome mentor who shows her that knowledge is power. As Billie begins to blossom into an independent thinker, Harry and the capitol intelligentsia learn something too, that this woman whom no one ever listed to, has a lot to say and is making up her mind to take control of her life.
Ema shares with her two best friends the find in her fortune cookie - three fortunes in one and they all read the same - "your path to finding eternal love begins now". She reflects on being in love and believes it's just around the corner. Days go by and she becomes disenchanted as her luck in love isn't panning out. Then one day a certain someone mysteriously appears. This shatters her beliefs and Ema comes to understand that a perfect fit for one may not be the same for another.
Newlyweds, John and Jane Mason, struggle through their first year a marriage, plagued by money problems, illness and a meddlesome live-in mother-in-law. To top it all off, their baby son is dying of pneumonia, and can only be saved by a serum that must be flown from Salt Lake City to New York, when all flights have been grounded by impassable weather conditions. Through all this turmoil, their love never falters, as they were "Made for Each Other.".
Start with a fortune in stolen jewels. Add a dash of danger. A pinch of romance. Season with Hitchcock-like intrigue and comic flair. What do you have? A mystery thriller for the whole family. Set against the sun-bleached beauty of the Isle of Crete, the story pits a young English tourist (Hayley Mills) against a wily Greek jewel thief (Eli Wallach). Mistaken identities and perilous escapes - including a nail-biting battle with a windmill - lead the junior-miss detective to a final confrontation aboard the yacht of an eccentric millionairess (Pola Negri) with a passion for priceless gems and pet cheetahs!.
A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.