One-Eyed Jacks

30 Mar 1961
141 min
Guy Trosper (screenplay), Calder Willingham (screenplay), Charles Neider (novel)
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
After robbing a Mexican bank, Dad Longworth takes the loot and leaves his partner Rio to be captured but Rio escapes and searches for Dad in California.

The Day the Earth Caught Fire

01 May 1962
98 min
Wolf Mankowitz (written for the screen by), Val Guest (written for the screen by)
Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 nomination.
When the USA and Russia unwittingly test atomic bombs at the same time, it alters the nutation (axis of rotation) of the Earth.