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Jewels and Gemstones

by loveless created on Jun 22, 2013 (a list of 8 films )
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Baubles and bright shiny things
1. Topaz
Topaz is a 1969 suspense film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It is a Cold War and spy story, adapted from the book of the same name by Leon Uris and closely based on the 1962 Sapphire Affair (sapphire was replaced by another jewel hence the title) involving French SDECE spy Philippe Thyraud de Vosjol... read more...
2. Sapphire
Sapphire is a 1959 British crime drama. It focused on racism in London toward immigrants from the West Indies. The film was directed by Basil Dearden, and stars Nigel Patrick, Earl Cameron and Yvonne Mitchell. It received the BAFTA Award for Best Film and screenwriter Janet Green won a 1960 Edgar Aw... read more...
3. Forever Amber
Forever Amber is a 1947 film directed by Otto Preminger and starring Linda Darnell and Cornel Wilde. It was based on the book of the same name. It also starred Richard Greene, George Sanders, Glenn Langan, Richard Haydn, Dolores Hart, and Jessica Tandy. It was adapted by Jerome Cady, Philip Dunne an... read more...
7. Ruby Gentry
Ruby Gentry is a 1952 American film starring Jennifer Jones, Charlton Heston and Karl Malden and directed by King Vidor.The film's theme song, "Ruby", was composed by Heinz Eric Roemheld. It has subsequently become a pop standard and has been covered many times, both as an instrumental and in a vers... read more...
8. The Moonstone
The Moonstone (1868) by Wilkie Collins is a 19th-century British epistolary novel, generally considered the first detective novel in the English language. The story was originally serialized in Charles Dickens' magazine All the Year Round. The Moonstone and The Woman in White are considered Wilkie C... read more...