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|Also Known As:||Died:||March 13, 1997|
|Born:||April 11, 1930||Cause of Death:||internal hemorrhage|
|Birth Place:||Ashton-Under-Lyne, England, GB||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
In Victorian England, the seemingly resepctable choirmaster of a cathedral town--bitter about his tedious life and in love with a beautiful young woman engaged to his nephew--leads a double life as an opium addict and jealously insane murderer.
The story of Great Britain's Craig and Bentley 1950s murder case, involving the notorious execution of an innocent teenager.
True story of the political sex scandal in Great Britain in 1963 involving callgirls Christine Keeler, Mandy Rice- Davies, Tory Cabinet Minister John Profumo, and Soviet Naval Attache Eugene Ivanov, which toppled the British government.
A young photographer seeks media stardom to keep the love of a beautiful model.
A television reporter tries to get to the real story behind Inspector Clouseau.
A British multinational seeks to overthrow a vicious dictator in central Africa. It hires a band of (largely aged) mercenaries in London and sends them in to save the virtuous but imprisoned opposition leader who is also critically ill and due for execution. Just when the team has performed a perfect rescue, the multinational does a deal with the vicious dictator leaving the mercenary band to escape under their own steam and exact revenge.
On holiday with their mother in the Lake District in 1929 four children are allowed to sail over to the nearby island in their boat Swallow and set up camp for a few days. They soon realise this has been the territory of two other girls who sail the Amazon, and the scene is set for serious rivalry.
Charlie Tully and womanising Reggie Peek con two rich Italians out of £500,000 but during their flight out Charlie is arrested for coning an American and a dog. Reggie stores the money in a Swiss Bank and after Charlie is released is about to tell him which Bank when he is killed by Sid Sabbath's gang whose girlfriend Reggie had an affair with. The only lead is four tattoos that is on the girls Reggie had affairs with while Charlie was in jail. But Sabbath is on Charlie's trail to kill him and the Italians contract the mob - to find the money and then kill him.....
Armitage runs a chemical company that is on the verge of producing a gas that causes temporary disability. Clearly the military want it but it is also sought by a group of Japanese. Both Armitage and Madam Greenfly hire different people in the same detective agency to guard the gas and steal it respectively... confusion, double crosses and hilarity ensue...
During World War II, a British platoon goes behind enemy lines in the Pacific.
Love complicates a 19th-century Scot''''s efforts to follow in his father''''s criminal footsteps.
A pregnant woman searches for love amidst the ruins of nuclear war.
A radio star''''s outrageous behavior costs her her job and her lover.
A British mathematician, working on code decryption, unexpectedly falls in love with another decrypter. This leads them to a complicated intrigue within the codebreakers.
In Europe with a U.S. team, skydiver Fathom Harvill is approached by a Scottish colonel working for a top-secret Western agency. He's after a vital lost atomic device, and wants her to parachute into a house occupied by some Red Chinese to help get the thing back. Apart from all this there is a predatory continental doctor on his yacht to take account of. Fathom soon realises none of this is as it seems, but can she fathom the truth out?
An elderly woman tries to cope with her predatory son and husband.
On a seaside holiday, pretty Bristol typist Shirley meets Dan Mackenzie from her local paper. He persuades her that she has what it takes in the world of beauty contests, and so it proves. Ditching her predictable fiance and having to leave home, Shirley moves to London to continuing success. Increasingly smitten by her, Dan reckons he should be more than just her manager, but this is not at all the way Shirley sees things.
The survivors of a desert plane crash fight to get back in the air.
Wealthy passengers fogged in at London's Heathrow Airport fight to survive a variety of personal trials.
A young soldier refuses to fight because of a divine vision.
When a law-abiding demolition expert is duped by a gang of criminals into helping them he is caught and jailed. When he is released he goes straight and then notices a leading citizen in his town is cheating his neighbours.
Rival British and Italian troupe leaders carry their friendly competition into a POW camp.
The Grant children _know_ their shipwrecked father must still be alive. Didn't he send them a message in a bottle? They search, through earthquake, fire, flood, and cannibal tribe.
A troop of British soldiers are out in the jungle to record jungle noises and troop noises in the jungle so that the recordings can be played back by other troops to divert the enemy to their whereabouts. As they progress to what they think is closer to the base camp they find themselves farther and farther from radio range until the only channel they can get clearly is that of a Japanese broadcast. They now realize they are probably only 10 to 15 miles from a Japanese camp! The tension is added to by rowdy and openly admitted "non-hero" Private Bamforth who has nothing good to say about anyone and especially Corporal Johnstone (who holds an equal dislike for Bamforth). When a Japanese soldier is taken as their prisoner, the true colors of each man comes to the surface ...
An Australian sheepherder and his wife clash over their nomadic existence and their son's future.
Music (feature film)
Adaptation of P.G. Wodehouse's story in which a champion pig is the device that solves the frustrating romances of two attractive young couples over the objections of their pompous elders.
Adaptation of Daniel Defoe's classic novel of the same title. In 17th-century England a young woman seeking wealth and status becomes a prostitute, a thief and marries five times.
A three-part drama dealing with a series of poisonings of members of a wealthy British toy manufacturer's family.
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