10 movies

Westfront 1918

May 23, 1930

A group of German infantrymen of the First World War live out their lives in the trenches of France. They find brief entertainment and relief in a village behind the lines, but primarily terror fills their lives as the attacks on and from the French army ebb and flow. One of the men, Karl, goes home on leave only to discover the degradation forced on his family by wartime poverty. He returns to the lines in time to face an enormous attack by French tanks.

Kandahar

May 11, 2001

After an Afghanistan-born woman who lives in Canada receives a letter from her suicidal sister, she takes a perilous journey through Afghanistan to try to find her.

Chain Lightning

February 18, 1950

Matt Brennan runs into Jo Holloway, the Red Cross girl he romanced in Europe when he was a flyer in World War II, when he is offered a job by jet manufacturer Leland Willis as a test pilot. Carl Troxell, wants to sell an escape cockpit to the Air Force. He wants Matt to stall the presentation of JA-3 the prototype that doesn't include the ejection seat, to give him more time for the experimental JA-4. But Matt doesn't believe it is yet safe enough to try.

One Against the Wind

December 1, 1991

Mary Linden works for the French Red Cross in Occupied France during World War II and helps allied soldiers who have been shot down to escape to the unoccupied side. Her activities are complicated by her high profile and her daughter's love affair with a German officer. Based on the true story.

Ama a tu prójimo

October 23, 1958

This film tells several short stories that end up lapsing in the emergency room of a hospital, because it is dedicated to nurses. Cantinflas appears at the end of the film playing the role of Luis, a man who has five daughters and looks forward to a boy, but fate plays a trick and the child dies at birth, but history gives a nice twist and a message of hope.

The Last Butterfly

June 6, 1991

Stage mime Antoine Moreau is compelled by the Gestapo to put on a performance for the children of Terezin, a "model" concentration camp, to convince the Red Cross observers that the camp is truly what it seems. Reluctant at first, Moreau slowly learns the true nature of the camp, including the meaning of the "transports" on which people leave. With a world-class orchestra (made up of people interned in the camp) and a cast of children, Moreau stages a show to end all shows.

Born To Love

April 17, 1931

A pregnant American nurse (Constance Bennett) living in London during WWI, believing her soldier-fiance (Joel McCrea) has been killed in France, marries a wealthy aristocrat (Paul Cavanagh) so her child will have a father. Director Paul L. Stein's 1931 drama also stars Louise Closser Hale, Anthony Bushell and Eily Malyon.

Faits-divers

January 1, 1955

A bit of a strange story that takes place in Brussels which finally turns out to be a propaganda film for the Red Cross to encourge people to donate blood.

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Angel of Mercy

May 20, 1939

Story of Clara Barton, the founder of the Red Cross.

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