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When Annie Mary was 16, she was offered a scholarship to sing in Milan, but was never allowed to go because her mother was dying. Now Annie Mary is 33 and no longer sings. She lives under the shadow of her chapel-strict father, known to all as "The Voice of the Valleys," who sees himself as a buddin
In the early years of this century, two English map makers unintentionally disturb the tranquility of a small Welsh village when they inform the inhabitants that their most famous geographic landmark--their mountain--is actually a hill. Technically, it's 15-feet too short to qualify as the mountain
A young man''''s chance encounters with a beautiful woman are complicated by his close-knit extended family.
Goofy goings-on in the Sherwood Forest and environs in this spoof of the Robin Hood legend with George Segal as a slightly out of kilter (and rather long of tooth) taketh from the rich and giveth to the poor -- after expenses -- medieval outlaw. To many, this film evoked fond memories of Mel Brooks'
Lewis Collins, Judy Davis, Richard Widmark, Robert Webber, Edward Woodward, Tony Doyle, Ingrid Pitt. An agent for Britain''s Special Air Services infiltrates a group of international terrorists who are plotting to seize the American Embassy in London. Although he receives third billing, Richard Widmark''s role, as the U.S. Secretary of State, is practically a cameo. Based on the novel THE TIPTOE BOYS by George Markstein.
This dramatization by the ubiquitous John Gay of Donald Lundquist's book set in Cold War Berlin has Richard Thomas, as an ex-U.S. Army officer spearheading a plan by five Germans to rescue their loved ones from East Berlin just after the wall went up in 1961. Horst Bucholz is a structural engineer w
British intelligence is trying to solve the problem of German submarines attacking British merchant ships during World War II. Thousands of tons of goods are being lost, and it is believed that information is getting to the subs via a radio transmitter in one of three German ships in Portuguese Goa. Because Portugal is neutral in the war, the British forces cannot attack the ships, so a group of older British expatriates are called upon to do it for them.
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.
Ellen is the wife of an international industrialist. She and her two children are kidnapped from their home in Athens and taken to an abandoned monestary by a group of terrorists. The monestary is located on a high cliff that is hard to access, and the police attempt a rescue, but fail. Soon after this, Ellen''s ex-husband Jim enters the fight and has the idea of using hang-gliding riders from a flying circus to save the children. Jim and the circus members glide in by night to get his ex-wife and children back. .
In the 1930's, Max Brown is an urban young man from an Eastern province, fresh from college, whose only job offer is in a one-room school house in the Canadian prairie. At first he's distant, superior, lonely, and bewildered; his students are rebellious. Over the course of the year, he is drawn to Alice Field, the wife of a farmer, in a love that can lead nowhere. But, he and his students connect, a connection that matters and lasts.
After returning home from the funeral of their youngest daughter, who was brutally raped and murdered, a family tries desperately to put the tragedy behind them. After discovering that the man suspected of the crime has been released by police due to lack of evidence, and with the help of a friend whose daughter was also killed by the suspect, a plan is hatched to "teach the guy a lesson". Unfortunately the plan is ill conceived and hastily executed with unexpected and disasterous results for all concerned.
A lavish, first color filming of Charlotte Bronte''s classic Gothic romance with Emmy-nominated performances by George C. Scott and Susannah York highlighting this ninth screen version of the tale. It also had been staged several times on live television -- a "Studio One" adaptation in 1949, for one, starred Charlton Heston at the very beginning of his career. John Williams'' score for this TV film earned him an Emmy nomination in addition to those given to its two stars for acting.
The Assassination Bureau has existed for decades (perhaps centuries) until Diana Rigg begins to investigate it. The high moral standing of the Bureau (only killing those who deserve it) is called into question by her. She puts out a contract for the Bureau to assassinate its leader on the eve of World War I.
The legendary Russian ruler falls hard for a military man in love with someone else.
England's Henry II and his estranged queen battle over the choice of an heir.
An elderly woman tries to cope with her predatory son and husband.
To land a job, an aspiring singer has to seduce a heartless gold digger.
Rogues Jelly Knight, Scapa Flood, and Lennie the Dip leave prison expecting boss The Duke to have their stash ready to share out. Instead, Duke's girl Sara gives them the news Duke is dead and the money gone on nursing care. They soon discover that Duke is actually running Hope Springs Nature Clinic with the help of most of the local villains. Very strange - and the nearby army camp and Sara's encouragement of Lieutenant Vine would seem to be no coincidence either.
A priest who always speaks the truth shocks his conservative parishioners.
A Welsh librarian fed up with his meager, married existence meets a beautiful woman with whom he tries to consummate an affair.
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.
A government team researching cures for plague find their results put on the Official Secrets list. One of their number is so incensed by this that he lets the maimed and jealous companion of a female colleague draw him into what, technically, could be a treasonable act.
A veteran starting out in business gets caught between management and labor.
A British agent infiltrates the Nazi military command during World War II.
A former POW is accused of being an impostor.
A former scientist accidently causes the death of his fiancee's brother.
12 year old Gillie witnesses a Polish Sailor killing his girlfriend and manages to get hold of the gun. When the police question her about the gun, she concocts stories which only get her deeper into trouble.
Johnny Jackson, a sleazy talent agent, discovers teenager Bert Rudge singing in a coffee house. Despite Bert's protestation that he really is only interested in playing bongos, Johnny starts him on the road to stardom. The deal they cut, however, is highly exploitative of the young singer, and their relationship soon begins to go bad.
Bumbling blackmail subjects join forces to do in their tormentor.
The crew and passengers of the Titanic fight to survive when the legendary ship strikes an iceberg.
Jim Dixon feels anything but lucky. At the university he has to do the bidding of absent-minded and boring Professor Welch to have any hope of keeping his job. Worse, he has managed to get entangled with unexciting but neurotic Margaret Peel, a friend of the Professor's. All-in-all, the pub is the only friendly place to be. His misery is completed at a dreadful weekend gathering of the Welch clan by the arrival of son Bertrand. Not so much that Betrand is loud-mouthed and boorish - which he is - but that he has as companion Christine Callaghan, the sort of marvellous and unattainable woman Jim can only dream about.
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.
To further the aims of the St Trinian's Marriage Bureau run by Flash Harry, the school contrives to win a competition with a European "Goodwill" trip as prize, to the horror of the Ministry of Education. Joe Mangan, father of a sixth former and hiding out at the school after a Hatton Garden diamond robbery, is persuaded to travel with the girls as their new headmistress, leaving the real one trussed up in the belfry. At least her arrival had allowed the remains of the Army unit sent in to keep order to evacuate.
In a futuristic, state-run society controlled by "Big Brother" in which love is outlawed, employee of the state Winston Smith falls for Julia, and is tortured and brainwashed for his crime.
A cardinal is arrested for treason and forced to give a false confession of guilt.
Post nuclear dystopic vision set in London in which the government controls everything, sex is illegal and everyone's paranoia is founded in reality.
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.
In London on a three-day layover, an American pilot visits his estranged wife. When he arrives at her apartment, he is knocked out, and awakens to find that she has been shot and killed with his gun. He must find the real killer before the police find him.
A good-for-nothing sailor walks out on his young family leaving them to fend for themselves in the Liverpool slums. They make a go of their lives and the eldest daughter, now a woman, is none too pleased at her father's attempted return.
Aspiring actors sharing a New York apartment follow a strict "no romance" policy.
When he loses in love, a song-and-dance man retires from show business to run a country inn.
Ranger Don Stuart fights a forest fire with timber boss friend Tana 'Butch' Mason, and finds evidence of arson. He suspects Twig Dawson but can't prove it. Butch loves Don but he, poor fool, won't notice her as a woman; instead he meets socialite Celia in town and elopes with her. The action plot (Don's pursuit of the fire starter) parallels Tana's comic efforts to scare tenderfoot Celia back to the city.
Music (feature film)
Gerry and Fred Marsden, Les McGuire, and Les "Chad" Chadwick portray themselves in a romp through the early 1960's Liverpool Beat Scene. Art students by day and musicians by night the boy's big break comes by winning a local talent contest. But first, they must retrieve their instruments which have been mistakenly carried to the airport.
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