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|Also Known As:||Died:||January 14, 1977|
|Born:||September 28, 1916||Cause of Death:||massive heart attack|
|Birth Place:||London, England, GB||Profession:||Cast ...|
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This was the second star-laden dramatization of the Israeli rescue of plane-bound hostages taken during a Palestinian hijacking on July 4, 1976. Cinematographer Bill Butler won an Emmy Award for his work. Others nominated were Peter Finch (his last screen role), Martin Balsam and Yaphet Kotto, direc
Television programmers turn a deranged news anchor into ''''the mad prophet of the airwaves.''''
17th-century Queen Christina of Sweden journeys to Rome to embrace the Catholic church and falls in love with a cardinal.
Young George Matcham visits his uncle Lord Nelson and the vulgar Lady Hamilton. With the clear eyes of youth, he measures Nelson's stature and notes his feet of clay. And yet, Nelson is a hero, a great man. How can this be resolved? Meanwhile, the combined French and Spanish fleet puts out to sea....
Plane crash survivors travel to a mystical land where nobody ages.
A doctor and a female executive try to cope with their love for an aloof bisexual artist.
The commander of a failed 1928 Arctic airship expedition is remembering the events of the "Italia" airship flight, crash and subsequent rescue efforts. The "ghosts" of people involved in the events appear in his memories to assist him in determining his guilt in the affair. The reminiscences are mixed with the real action: the flight of the "Italia", the air rescue operation from Kings Bay airfield, the expedition of the "Krassin" ice-breaker. A sort of human touch is added by the ever beautiful C.C. playing Malmgren's girlfriend.
An obsessed movie director grooms an unknown to play his deceased movie-star wife.
A romantic English lass can't choose among three very different suitors.
A female traveling companion seduces a married man and his alcoholic wife.
The survivors of a desert plane crash fight to get back in the air.
A young innocent gets involved with an older, married man.
A woman drifts through multiple marriages in search of stability.
A scientist''''s experimental space craft puts him in the path of an intergalactic invasion.
A man''''s efforts to save his friend''''s marriage lead to infidelity.
A woman once convicted of euthanasia gets a job caring for her prosecutor's wife.
A British politician is torn between winning an election and being true to the woman he loves.
A female doctor in the Congo is torn between two loves.
The noted 19th century wit risks social disgrace for love of another man.
During WW II, British commandos visit occupied Holland to help the Dutch underground keep a fortune in diamonds out of Nazi hands. Tense action follows as Anna, Jan and their colleagues play cat and mouse with the Gestapo, knowing that one of their number may be a traitor.
In 1751 Scotland, two men escape to the Scottish Highlands dodging the redcoats.
A headstrong girl fights the strictures of the Catholic church in Europe and the Belgian Congo.
Set in 1941, a British woman captured by the Japanese army meets an Australian soldier and settles in his town after the war.
A doctor in Malaya fights disease, rebels and an ex-wife.
An Australian wanderer leaves his cheating wife and tries to raise their daughter on the road.
Two Australian brothers join a notorious outlaw''''s band.
The British navy fights to trap a deadly German battleship during World War II.
In the 1950's days of only BBC television, a wet-behind-the-ears producer has the idea of basing a family drama series on a real-life happily married actor couple. Unfortunately he chooses the Fosters, who need the money and so do the show. Actors they may be, but happily married they most surely are not.
The "Black Prince" of England remains in France to guard the lands taken by his predecessor-father.
A young woman''''s passion for underdogs wreaks havoc with her love life.
A priest attempts to catch a thief and save his soul.
A police commissioner falls for a war widow while his wife is away.
A rich planter''''s young bride tries to cope with life on a Ceylonese plantation.
A young Robin Hood bands together a group of men to avenge his father¿s death and help the oppressed people of the land.
In a POW camp, the Nazis have placed the huts far from the boundary so that any escape tunnel would have to be a long one. One British officer has the idea of starting a daily gymnastics routine using a vaulting horse: they can place it near the boundary and start a tunnel from under it. He and two others do escape the camp by this means and plan to make for neutral Sweden. To do that, they'll not only have to move around without arousing any suspicions, but also find a stranger from a neutral or occupied country who'll be willing and able to help them.
A brave family comes together in the face of post-war problems.
Tells the story of three men--Bluey, a tough two fisted drover (Taylor), Milo, a laconic dingo trapper (Rafferty), and Pete, an intellectual English "new chum" (Finch). Together they serve in North Africa, fighting against the forces of Rommel in what has now become one of Australia's greatest wartime legends--The Rats of Tobruk.
Mr. Chedworth Steps Out tells the story of a mild-mannered clerk continually hounded by his wife and unappreciated at his long-time job. After being laid off, he takes a night watchman's job, where he unexpectedly finds a bagful of money. Unbeknownst to him, the money is counterfeit, and he proceeds to get wrapped up in a series of misadventures that are both funny, dramatic, and suspensful. Also interesting for being the first film of Peter Finch (Network).
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Casting (feature film)
This promotional short film offers a behind-the-scenes look at the location shooting for "Far from the Madding Crowd" (1967).
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