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|Also Known As:||Died:||September 27, 2012|
|Born:||September 11, 1917||Cause of Death:||Undetermined|
|Birth Place:||Praha, hlavní mesto, CZ||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
Tale of the journeys of Marco Polo and his brother.
The comedy continues, with the illegitimate son of Inspector Jacques Clouseau.
A photographer is one of many people who go to a Bavarian castle to attend a "Masque of the Red Death" party hosted by a wealthy man named Ludwig. She and the other guests are horrified as the party goers begin to be murdered by a red-masked "avenger," each in a manner having something to do with th
An isolated villa is overrun by a satanic cult.
An unlikely priest finds himself elected Pope through a case of mistaken identity.
A Nazi doctor conducts experiments to create a virus that will cause havoc worldwide.
Ten guests of a mysterious host are travelling together on African safari, though none of of them know why they have been invited. As they begin to be murdered, one by one, the remaining survivors begin to suspect that one of them is the killer.
Adventure story of the daughter of a US diplomat in search of lost treasure.
The rescue effort of a group of seven commandos to save their leader's son, a CIA agent being held prisoner in Angola.
African adventurer Allen Quartermain teams up with a damsel-in-distress and the two embark on a series of pitfalls and dangerous situations on their quest to find the lost treasure of King Solomon.
The world''''s worst detective investigates the disappearance of Inspector Clouseau.
A concert pianist with amnesia fights to regain her memory.
A man awakens from a coma with the ability to see other people''''s futures.
A television reporter tries to get to the real story behind Inspector Clouseau.
A retired CIA agent threatens to publish an embarrassing book of memoirs about his colleagues.
A man has plastic surgery to make him look like his idol Humphrey Bogart and then, taking the name Sam Marlowe from some of Bogart's film characters, he opens a detective agency. Business is slow until he put his picture in the paper. Then a group of people contact him and he gets involved in his fi
On an express train travelling through pre-World War II Germany, American heiress Amanda Kelly (Cybill Shepherd) befriends a cute old nanny, Miss Froy (Angela Lansbury). But when Miss Froy disappears, everyone Amanda questions denies having ever seen her. Eventually Amanda persuades American photographer Robert Condon (Elliot Gould) to help her search the train, during which they discover that Miss Froy wasn't quite what she seemed.
Inspector Clouseau fakes his own death so he can track the mystery man who''''s been trying to kill him.
After driving his boss to insanity, Inspector Clouseau has to stop him from destroying the world.
Updated version of the Agatha Christie book "And Then There Were None. In this version, the group is invited, under false pretenses, to an isolated hotel in the Iranian desert. After dinner, a cassette tape (voiced by the legendary Orson Welles) accuses them all of crimes that they have gotten away with. One by one they begin to die, in accordance to the Ten Little Indians Nursery rhyme. After a search is made of the hotel, they realize that the murderer is one of them. A few members of the group attempt to trust each other, but the question still remains, who can one trust? and who will leave the hotel alive?
The third installation in the Pink Panther series.
England 1795: the young Catherine just married Charles Fengriffen and moves into his castle. She becomes victim of an old curse that lays on the family. In her wedding night she's raped by a ghost and gets pregnant.
A young psychiatrist interviews four inmates in a mental asylum to satisfy a requirement for employment. He hears stories about 1) the revenge of a murdered wife, 2) a tailor who makes a suit with some highly unusual qualities, 3) a woman who questions her sanity when it appears that her brother is conspiring against her, and 4) a man who builds tiny toy robots with lifelike human heads.
A Parisian theater owner producing a Grand Guignol play discovers a string of murders on set.
In contemporary London, a beautiful and rich young man, Dorian Gray, loves Sybil, an aspiring actress; thanks to her, he's momentarily less self-centered. He's also sitting for a portrait painted by his friend, Basil. When it's done, Dorian complains he'll grow old while it stays unchanged. On the same night, he slaps Sybil and sends her away, then accepts the seductive offer of a party's hostess to sleep with her. The next day, the painting looks slightly older. In horror and fascination, Dorian hides it away and continues a life of degradation. Over time, as the portrait becomes hideous, he's unchanged by libidinal life; finally, he and Basil face the painting.
Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens.
A private eye gets too involved in his investigation of a crooked shipping magnate.
A planet is discovered in the same orbit as Earth's but is located on the exact opposite side of the sun, making it not visible from Earth. The European Space Exploration Council decide to send American astronaut Glenn Ross and British scientist John Kane via spaceship to explore the other planet. After a disastrous crash-landing Ross awakes to learn that Kane lies near death and that they apparently have returned to Earth, as evidenced by the presence of the Council director and his staff. Released to the custody of his wife, he soon learns things are not as they seem.
Drama detailing the bandit career of Mexico's folk hero, Pancho Villa.
The men from U.N.C.L.E. fight off karate-chopping henchmen to track down a secret formula.
A man dreams of the perfect robbery but can't seem to pull it off.
A gigolo marries a wealthy widow, seduces her stepdaughter and plots to kill them both.
Inspector Clouseau tries to clear a beautiful woman accused of shooting her husband.
A British crime boss unites all the rivals to form one big operation, but eventually one of the partners breaks off and a war ensues.
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.
The corrupt Lord Ambrose D¿Arcy (Michael Gough) steals the life¿s work of the poor musical Professor Petry. (Herbert Lom). In an attempt to stop the printing of music with D¿Arcy¿s name on it, Petry breaks into the printing office and accidentally starts a fire, leaving him severely disfigured. Years later, Petry returns to terrorize a London opera house that is about to perform one of his stolen operas.
Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the initiative and driving the Moors from Spain.
Escaped Civil War POWs end up on an island populated by giant animals.
The rebellious Thracian Spartacus, born and raised a slave, is sold to Gladiator trainer Batiatus. After weeks of being trained to kill for the arena, Spartacus turns on his owners and leads the other slaves in rebellion. As the rebels move from town to town, their numbers swell as escaped slaves join their ranks. Under the leadership of Spartacus, they make their way to southern Italy, where they will cross the sea and return to their homes. Meanwhile, in Rome, the slave revolt has become a deciding factor in the power struggle between two senators: the republican Gracchus and the militarist Crassus, each of whom sees the fortunes of the rebellion as the key to his own rise to power or humiliating defeat. As the two statesmen attempt to aid, hinder and manipulate the rebels for their own benefit, Spartacus and his followers press on toward freedom.
In northwestern India soon after the turn of the 20th Century, Moslem rebels seek to kill a six-year-old Hindu prince to end his family line. Captain Scott of the British Army is ordered to get the prince out of the region safely. Adventure ensues as Scott sneaks the child away, through Moslem-held territory, by train. Also on board are the boy's American governess, an arms merchant, a cynical reporter, and two upper class Britons.
Rocket scientist Werner von Braun faces controversy when he emigrates to the U.S. to work in the space program.
Drama that focuses on the later life of Peter, one of the closest disciples of Jesus.
A boy attempts to realize his father''''s dream of climbing an alpine peak known as the Citadel.
An unhappily married doctor operates on a South American dictator.
True story of writer Emile Zola''''s defense of Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish army officer framed by anti-Semites.
In Fort Lamy, French Equitorial Africa, idealist Morel (Trevor Howard)launches a one-man campaign to preserve the African elephant from extinction, which he sees as the last remaining "roots of Heaven." At first, he finds only support from Minna (Juliette Greco), hostess of the town's only night club, who is in love with him, and a derelict ex-British Army Major, Forsythe (Errol Flynn.) His crusade gains momentum and he is soon surrounded by an odd assortment of characters: Cy Sedgewick (Orson Welles), an American TV commentator who becomes impressed and rallies world-wide support; a U.S. photographer,Abe Fields (Eddie Albert), who is sent to do a picture story on Morel and stays on to follow his ideals; Saint Denis (Paul Lukas), a government aide ordered to stop Morel; Orsini (Herbert Lom), a professional ivory hunter whose vested interests aren't the same as Morel's; and Waitari (Edric Connor), leader of a Pan-African movement who follows Morel only for the personal good it will do his own campaign.
A trucker tangles with a corrupt boss and his thugs.
A man shows up at a woman''''s villa claiming to be her presumably deceased brother.
Partners in a tramp steamer both fall for a mysterious lady passenger.
An adventurer helps rescue political prisoners from Albania.
A young Russian girl fights to save her family during Napoleon's invasion of her homeland.
An eccentric bandit gang moves into a little old lady's boardinghouse to plot a major heist.
A woman is taken in by the gifts she receives from a wealthy baker, unaware of his motives or his marriage status.
American officer in England confronts spies and accusations of murder.
Meak head clerk Kees Popinga realises at the same time as the police that owner De Koster has stripped his Dutch company clean because of his infatuation with Parisian girl Michelle. After a confrontation between the two men De Koster ends up dead and Popinga makes off to Paris with the remaining money. There he contacts Michelle, with the police in close pursuit.
A secret jet aircraft (called Project M.7 in the Americal release)capable of traveling three times the sound of speed is being developed by a group of scientists secretly at work. On the day of the test flight, one of the scientists dies in a mysterious accident, and there are many arguments concerning the flight itself; some think it should be ground controlled while Heathley (James Donald) wants it to be a manned-flight with himself at the controls. Conflict also arises when one of his fellow scientists, taking advantage of Heathley's lack of attention toward his wife, Lydia (Phyllis Calvert), makes some moves on her. Then there is the question of just who is the enemy agent on the project. The single-minded Heathly, much to his dismay and little to his credit, uncovers him when he chooses his co-pilot.
When well-off aircraft designer Denning finds his daughter's current boyfriend is a nasty character he tries to buy him off, ending up hitting him and causing his death when he falls. Instead of calling the police he dumps the body in a lonely spot on the road to the North, making it look like a hit-and-run accident. Weeks later there is still no report of the body being found, and Denning starts to go to pieces. When he lets his wife into his secret the two start making enquiries, possibly making things worse.
In the time of the crusades, a Saxon youth is forced to run away from England. He goes with his loyal retainer who brings along a British long bow. The two go all the way to China where they become involved in intrigues in the court of Kubla Kahn.
A London hustler has ambitious plans that never work out.
A young bride believes her husband has been killed. After a suitable period of mourning, she re-marries. But then her "dead" husband comes back and tries to extort money from her.
An archaeologist stumbles into the territory of an evil crime syndicate and struggles to set things right.
A British army officer becomes fascinated by the portrait of a young woman. He travels to Germany to find her only to discover that she is suffering from amnesia.
After a drunk driving accident, a young girl and two GIs take off on a crime spree.
An Austrian refugee tries to figure out which guest at a French resort is a spy.
A romantic triangle involving a hypnotist and two trapeze artists threatens to destroy a circus.
Two British Intelligence agents infiltrate occupied France to learn the Germans'''' secrets.
A presentation of "Masterpiece Theatre" based on Evelyn Waugh's satire about London's Fleet Street. In a mix-up of names, the "Daily Beast" sends its nerdy nature columnist, William Boot, off to cover a war that either is -- or is not -- being waged in Ishmaelia, an obscure African nation.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Sumptuous filming of Shirley Conran's sprawling best-seller about an international sex symbol's single-minded quest to find and destroy the mother she never knew -- one of three school chums, each of whom went on to fame and fortune. "Lace" is the name of the magazine one of them, Bess Armstrong, pu
A two-part, four-hour chronicle following two of Jesus' disciples, from his crucifixion and the three decades that followed in which they strive to keep Christ's faith alive to their fate in Rome of approximately A.D. 64, with the beheading of Paul and the crucifixion of Peter. Aside from the two le
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