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|Also Known As:||Died:||July 28, 1997|
|Born:||January 4, 1920||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||London, England, GB||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
After the mental institution where she's spent the last sixty years is closed down, an elderly woman is brought into the home of her concerned nephew and his hysterical wife.
Set in 1857 London, the story of an obscure theater clerk who crosses from one world into another by leading a double life as a carefree aristocrat.
A white girl in South Africa experiences Apartheid through the eyes of her activist mother and black housekeeper.
Adaptation of Charles Dickens' least known novel, which is a political indictment of early 19th century England.
A journalist back in Greece investigates his mother's death in the civil war of the late 1940s.
Sumptuous fourteenth film version of the Victor Hugo classic with Anthony Hopkins' Quasimodo earning him an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Actor. Trivia buffs will note that this film's two stars -- Hopkins and Derek Jacobi, as Dom Claude Frollo, were TV's most famous Hitlers. Robert Powell, w
Both trifles and structure are tossed out the door by director Ken Russell in this film. Here, historical content matters not so much as metaphors, feelings, emotions, and interpretations, and pay close attention, as every word and frame is intended to be important. The film takes place on a single train ride, in which the sickly, aged composer Gustav Mahler and his wife, Alma, confront the reasons behind their faltered marriage and dying love. Each word seems to evoke memories of past, and so the audience witnesses events of Mahler's life that explain somewhat his present state. Included are his turbulent and dysfunctional family life as a child, his discovery of solace in the "natural" world, his brother's suicide, his [unwanted] conversion from Judiasm to Catholicism, his rocky marriage and the death of his young children. The movie weaves in and out of dreams, flashbacks, thoughts and reality as Russell poetically describes the man behind the music.
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.
The aging Don Quixote follows his dream by traveling the countryside as a warrior knight.
This is a retelling of the old tale of Hansel and Gretel, but set in England in the 1920s. To the children and staff at the orphanage, Auntie Roo is a kindly American widow who gives them a lavish Christmas party each year in her mansion, Forrest Grange. In reality, she is a severely disturbed woman, who keeps the mummified remains of her little daughter in a nursery in the attic. One Christmas, her eye falls upon a little girl who reminds her of her daughter and she imprisons her in her attic. Nobody believes her brother, Christopher, when he tells them what has happened, so he goes to rescue her.
An evil Egyptian princess'''' sprit possesses an Egyptologist''''s daughter.
Quarrels break out between rival tribes of Stone Age men.
The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff. Earnshaw's son, Hindley, resents the child, but Heathcliff becomes companion and soulmate to Hindley's sister, Catherine. After her parents die, Cathy and Heathcliff grow up wild and free on the Moors and despite the continued enmity between Hindley and Heathcliff they're happy-- until Cathy meets Edgar Linton, the son of a wealthy neighbor.
A Spanish bandit returns from exile to visit his dying mother.
A team of psychic investigators moves into a haunted house that destroys all who live there.
This pseudo-biographical movie depicts 5 years from 1885 on in the live of the Viennan psychologist Freud (1856-1939). At this time, most of his colleagues refuse to cure hysteric patients, because they believe they're just simulating to gain attention. But Freud learns to use hypnosis to find out the reasons for the psychosis. His main patient is a young woman who refuses to drink water and is plagued by always the same nightmare.
Scotland 1865. An old shepherd and his little Skye terrier go to Edinburgh. But when the shepherd dies of pneumonia, the dog remains faithful to his master, refuses to be adopted by anyone, and takes to sleeping on his master's grave in the Greyfriars kirkyard, despite a caretaker with a "no dogs" rule. And when Bobby is taken up for being unlicensed, it's up to the children of Edinburgh and the Lord Provost to decide what's to be done.
A British politician is torn between winning an election and being true to the woman he loves.
The son of a working-class British mining family has dreams of pursuing an art career, but when he strikes up an affair with an older woman from the town it enrages his jealous mother.
A headstrong girl fights the strictures of the Catholic church in Europe and the Belgian Congo.
Twenty years after being evacuated to America, Paul Mathry returns to Liverpool for a short visit. He is shocked to find that his father, whom he believed had died a war hero, is in fact in jail for a murder committed at the time Paul left. Starting to piece those events together, he comes to suspect his father may be innocent.
In London's colourful but seedy Soho Michael Morgan is working mending the road. he is unhappy, with little hope of finding happiness. Then he meets Julia Gozzi, a barmaid, and "The Miracle" happens ...
British POWs hide from the Germans in occupied France.
The British consul in Spain resents his son's friendship with a gardener.
American Madeline (Lana Turner), a no-better-than-she-has-to-be (and then only when pushed)traveler arrives in Naples. She has an eye for men and a penchant for getting by on her wits---a 1954 term for body---and soon has a well-meaning (dumb) young composer, Ciccio (Bonar Colleano)providing her with room and board. But she has a male counterpart in Ciccio's friend, cafe-singer Nino (Carlos Thompson), who recognizes her for what she is and he decides to intercede on behalf of his friend. Black Widow Madeline welcomes him into her parlor, in a manner of speaking to get past the censors, and the next thing Nino knows, he has abandoned his wedding plans with sweet-young-thing Lisa (Pier Angeli), and runs off with Madeline. Lisa and Ciccio are left with wringing hands, and Madeline and Nino become an American/Italian version of the "Battling Bickersons" or "The Honeymooners", with none of the fun.
An English flyer joins the squadron defending World War II Malta.
Tells the story of Mary Tudor and her troubled path to true love. Henry VIII, for political reasons, determines to wed her to the King of France. She tries to flee to America with her love but is captured when she is "un-hatted" on board ship. In return for her consent to the marriage with France, Henry agrees to let her choose her second husband. When King Louis of France dies, Mary is kidnaped by the Duke of Buckingham. He tries to force her to marry him but she is rescued by her love in an exciting battle on the beach.
A Roman commander falls for a Christian slave girl as Nero intensifies persecution of the new religion.
Adventures of a 12th-century crime-solving monk, based on the novels by Ellis Peters. In "The Leper of St. Giles," an old baron about to marry a much younger woman for her estates, mysteriously disappears. In "Monk's Hood," a wealthy landowner, who is about to cut his stepson out of his will, is poi
A two-part program broadcast as part of the "Campion" series on "Mystery!" Set in England in the '30s, the story features the unconventional detective Albert Campion, based on a series of novels by mystery writer Margery Allingham. Campion traps a suspect who murdered a man at an art show while Camp
The fourth series of stories from the case log of Agatha Christie's elderly, inquisitive sleuth, Miss Marple. "Murder at the Vicarage" -- Miss Marple finds clues pointing to six people who might have wanted to kill old Colonel Protheroe, with a series of false confessions creating an embarrassment
A new adaptation of Sophocles' trilogy dating from 400 B.C. about King Oedipus and his doomed legacy; each play is two hours long. In Part 1, "Oedipus the King," Oedipus fails to escape his fate and discovers he has killed his father, King Laius, and that Queen Jocasta, who has borne him a child, is
A drama, adapted from a story by Graham Greene, about the friendship between a priest and a communist mayor. The two journey together from their village of El Toboso, Spain, to Madrid, both being on holiday. On the way to Madrid and back, they debate their totally opposite beliefs. Hectic encounters
An adaptation for television of Dicken's novel about the hard life of workers in a grimey industrial town in Victorian England.
An anthology of dramas linked together by their setting in the English countryside. A "Masterpiece Theatre" presentation.
Flora Poste -- well-bred, expensively educated, strong-willed, newly orphaned and in need of a home -- seeks refuge with her cousins, the eccentric Starkadders, at Cold Comfort Farm in Howling, Sussex.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A miniseries for CBS detailing the life of Beryl Markham, famed adventurer, pilot, and horse trainer who was linked romantically with some of the most celebrated people of her time.
A two-part miniseries based on Michael Korda's novel which is reputedly a fictionalized treatment of the life of the late actress Merle Oberon, who was married to Korda's uncle, Alexander Korda. The story deals with an exotic young girl who rises from the slums of Calcutta to the brink of internatio
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