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|Also Known As:||Died:||November 15, 1983|
|Born:||April 5, 1912||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Bedfordshire, England, GB||Profession:||Cast ...|
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On Dr. Fu Manchu''s 186th birthday, someone spills his age-reversing elixir, and the evil doctor sends his minions off to find the ingredients to make more. The first item they need is the Star of Leningrad diamond which they steal while it is on exhibition in Washington. The FBI needs help in solving the crime so they send for Nayland Smith, a retired Scotland Yard investigator and an expert on his nemisis Fu Manchu.
A NASA spacecraft proves Einstein right when, travelling faster than light, it ends up near King Arthur's Camelot. On board are big-hearted Tom Trimble and Hermes, the look-alike robot he built. Tom immediately makes friends with pretty Alisande and enemies with the awful knight Sir Nordred. It seems Nordred is out to oust Arthur, while Alisande's father is not the goose she believes him to be but is also a victim of Nordred's schemes. It's as well the Americans have arrived.
Mystery abounds when it is discovered that, one by one, the greatest Chefs in Europe are being killed. The intriguing part of the murders is that each chef is killed in the same manner that their own special dish is prepared in. Food critics and the (many) self-proclaimed greatest Chefs in Europe demand the mystery be solved.
After the death of his father the young cooper 'Dennis Cooper' goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. Will Dennis make his fortune? Is anyone brave enough to defeat the monster? A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour.
The famed detective's brother tries to steal his thunder.
An updated version of the 1946 film classic (based on Noel Coward's 1936 drama) retelling the bittersweet tale of two married strangers who meet by chance in an English train station and drift into a short but poignant romance. Sophia Loren made her TV acting debut, not as the proper British lady of
Robin Askwith, Anthony Booth, Sheila White, Dandy Nichols, Bill Maynard, Linda Hayden, John LeMesurier. An apprentice window washer gets an eyeful peeking in on a French maid, a nymphomaniac, a frustrated schoolteacher, a stripper, and a lesbian. Val Guest (EXPRESSO BONGO) directed this leering British sex comedy.
Film of the BBC TV series "Dad's Army". Shows how the Walmington-On-Sea Home Guard (affectionately known as the Dad's Army) were formed. Characters include Mainwaring the bank manager, Fraser the undertaker and Jones the butcher. Mainwaring and company save the day when a crew of a German aircraft take the vicar and villagers hostage in the church.
A psychiatrist falls in love with a patient''''s past life.
Dr.Burke is in love with Ophelia but doesn't have time to propose to her as she leaves for a cruise to the Mediterranean. Also on board the cruise ship is an old school chum of Burke's who plays 'Dr.Dare' in a very popular TV series and who women flock to. Burke (Phillips) decides to join the cruise, but is first apprehended as a stowaway, and then becomes the captain's steward. For Burke, trying to talk to Ophelia is a hard enough task, but he meets some funny characters on board, such as a pools winner and a very stubborn captain.
Sir Guy Grand adopts homeless bum Youngman to be heir to his obscene wealth, and immediately begins bringing him into the intricacies of the family business, which is to prey upon people's greed by use of the vast holdings of the Grand empire. They leave no stone unturned as sporting events, restaurants, art galleries, and traditional pheasant hunts turn into lurid displays of bad manners and profiteering. Things climax at the social event of the season, the inaugural voyage of the new pleasure cruiser The Magic Christian.
A stylish robber plans to steal a gold shipment.
Two nightclub owners investigate the murder of a secret agent found in their apartment.
A Romanian peasant fights to get back to his family after he''''s imprisoned by the Nazis.
A French nobleman deserts his wife because of an ancient family secret.
A killer-for-hire gets mixed up with a plot to assassinate England''s Prince Phillip.
A country doctor dabbles in espionage to get a new car.
Two elderly brothers plot to kill each other for a fortune.
An Arab heir plots his own kidnapping in a desperate bid for peace in the Middle East.
An international air race is threatened by sabotage.
British Intelligence dupes an unemployed writer into thinking he''''s an industrial spy.
An unlicensed street peddler brings his conniving ways to the military.
In the first Inspector Clouseau film, the bumbling French police detective tries to stop a notorious jewel thief from nabbing a princess'''' diamond.
When Nikki Ferris and her aunt took a trip to a small Greek island, they never expected to get involved in jewel theft and murder. A strangely reluctant innkeeper, a handsome Englishmen, a missing boy and a mysterious yacht all play a part in this Mystery/Romance based on a Mary Stewart novel.
A man''s efforts to save his friend''s marriage lead to infidelity.
A small European nation launches a space program using the local wine as rocket fuel.
An unscrupulous drifter causes problems for a small European circus.
The crooks in London know how it works. No one carries guns and no one resists the police. Then a new gang appears that go one better. They dress as police and steal from the crooks. This upset's the natural order of the police/criminal relationship and the police and the crooks join forces to catch the IPOs (Impersonating Police Officers), including an armored car robbery in which the police must help the gangs to set a trap.
A somewhat happy-go-lucky bunch of Brits in a German POW camp find their new acerbic fellow prisoner is a key officer who must be got out at all cost.
A cosmetic salesman sets out to prove to himself and his wife that he is not a failure.
Mr. Topaze (Peter Sellers) is an unassuming school teacher in an unassuming small French town who is honest to a fault. He is fired when he refuses to give a passing grade to a bad student, the grandson of a wealthy Baroness (Martita Hunt). Castel Benac (Herbert Lom), a government official who runs a crooked financial business on the side, is persuaded by his mistress, Suzy (Nadia Gray), a musical comedy actress, to hire Mr. Topaze as the front man for his business. Gradually, Topaze becomes a rapacious financier who sacrifices his honesty for success and, in a final stroke of business bravado, fires Benac and acquires Suzy in the deal. An old friend and colleague, Tamise (Michael Gough) questions him and tells Topaze that if what he now says and practices indicates there are no more honest men.
General Fitzhugh, an aging Lothario has an overactive eye for a pretty woman. Despite a long and satisfying career as a seducer extraordinaire, something always seems to get in the way of his bedding the breathtakingly lovely Ghislaine, a more-than-willing town local.
Local police detectives try to solve the murder of a woman in a British coastal town.
A Welsh librarian fed up with his meager, married existence meets a beautiful woman with whom he tries to consummate an affair.
A traveling salesman stumbles into the job of matchmaker in a small Italian village.
A con artist who fleeces wealthy widows falls for his latest mark.
Anthony Hancock gives up his office job to become an abstract artist. He has a lot of enthusiasm, but little talent, and critics scorn his work. Nevertheless, he impresses an emerging very talented artist.
Four British soldiers infiltrate enemy territory to destroy a strategic artillery placement.
When the school burns to the ground there's clearly been some arson around. The pupils are found guilty and the judge hands them into the care of a pretty dubious child psychiatrist. The sixth form are soon kidnapped and on their way to Arabia with the Ministry of Education, Barchester police, and an Army Bath Unit after them. But real rescue fourth form.
The fourth of the seven films in the "Doctor" series featuring Sir Lancelot Spratt and Doctor Richard Hare.
Norman Truscott is a store worker who dreams of stardom. Vernon Carew is a singer who's star is fading. Vernon manages to get a recording of Norman singing and passes it off as himself.
Based on the Stephen Potter "One Upmanship" and "Lifemanship" books, Henry Palfrey tries hard to impress but always loses out to the rotter Delauney. Then he discovers the Lifeman college run by "Professor" Potter and discovers the secrets of success. But has he the courage to put all his lessons into effect ?
A veteran starting out in business gets caught between management and labor.
Philandering Commander Max Easton, now desk-bound and under-worked in the Admiralty, finds he suddenmly needs to make some money when he falls for American Virginia Killain. When he hatches a plot to disappear in circumstances that suggest he has defected and then return to sue the papers, Virginia doesn't take much notice - at least at first.
Turn-of-the-century Irish patriots plan to overthrow the British government.
An Irish rebel leader becomes addicted to violence.
A bumbling diplomat tries to rebuild relations with a Pacific island kingdom.
When her husband refuses to ransom her, a kidnapped wife takes over the gang.
Sherlock Holmes investigates the haunting of an isolated British estate by a murderous canine.
A Scotland Yard inspector struggles to get through a typical day on the job.
While seeking revenge, a rebellious Israelite prince crosses paths with Jesus Christ.
In a quiet summer corner of Wiltshire that is forever England, David and Janet decide to tie the knot. Unfortunately this is the cue for everyone else to take over proceedings, to the dismay of the couple and the increasing despair of Janet's father. One way or another the wedding - if there is one - is going to be an unforgettable occasion.
British intelligence hires a man to impersonate General Montgomery during World War II.
A flight trainer tries to deal with a headstrong cadet.
Newly qualified barrister Roger Thursby joins his flatmate as a trainee at a London law firm. Thrown in at the deep end by the absent-minded senior partner, his first few appearances in court border on the disastrous as he encounters a succession of cantankerous judges.
An experimental treatment turns a small-town doctor into a vampire.
The British navy fights to trap a deadly German battleship during World War II.
After a quayside mix-up with the Italian family of his fiancée, Able Seaman Knocker White finds himself literally left holding the baby. Unable to return it before his ship sails he enlists the help of best mate Puncher Roberts to smuggle the child aboard. But babies are surprisingly demanding and gradually the whole crew is drawn into helping keep it fed and washed - and undiscovered. Even so, the officers above deck start to puzzle over the increasingly strange happenings on board.
Stanley Windrush has to interrupt his university education when he is called up towards the end of the war. He quickly proves himself not to be officer material. This leads him to meets up with wily Private Cox who knows exactly how all the scams work in the confused world of the British Army. And Stanley's brigadier War Office uncle seems to be up to something more than a bit shady too.
A woman is taken in by the gifts she receives from a wealthy baker, unaware of his motives or his marriage status.
The story of a rural community that is rocked by a series of library murders.
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