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|Also Known As:||Died:||March 27, 1983|
|Born:||April 23, 1907||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||India||Profession:||Cast ...|
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When farmers unearth a strange skeleton, their children convert to Satanism.
A moody, sentimental fifth film version of the Dickens classic (the first in nearly thirty-five years) with a stellar cast composed of the giants of the British acting community providing much needed support to the virtual unknown in the title role. Laurence Olivier's cameo as Creakle won him an Emm
Musical version of the Dickens classic about an orphan taken in by a band of boy thieves.
Robin Hood gathers a band of rebels to fight against his scheming cousin and the evil sheriff.
John Sawyer, once an eminent barrister, has slid into a life of cynicism and drunkenness since his wife left him. When his daughter's boyfriend is accused of murder, Sawyer decides to try to pull himself together and defend him in court.
A thief falls into a series of troubles after stealing a suitcase full of bank notes with the same serial number.
When a strange young woman is stabbed to death in his flat, Kenneth More finds himself involved in a mysterious adventure involving espionage and murder. Before her death the girl tells him that she is a secret agent and gives him all the clues she knows about a spy organization seeking to smuggle s
A Scotland Yard inspector struggles to get through a typical day on the job.
The key to a woman's apartment may hold bad luck for her lovers.
British intelligence hires a man to impersonate General Montgomery during World War II.
After a luxury liner sinks, the officer in charge of an over-crowded lifeboat has to decide who can stay on board.
A pair of struggling composers (Morgan and Cole) stumble into a gimmick which involves the passing off of tapes played backward as original music by a long-lost composer. Along the way, they encounter an aspiring French chanteuse (Mylene Nicole Demongeot) and provide her with a successful audition for bandleader Ted Heath, who plays himself.
Returning to his home in French Morocco, an ex-army flier finds his wife dead and suspects murder.
A scheming seductress plots to make herself queen of Egypt.
The Pickwick Club sends Mr. Pickwick and a group of friends to travel across England and to report back on the interesting things they find. In the course of their travels, they repeatedly encounter the friendly but disreputable Mr. Jingle, who becomes a continual source of trouble for all who know him. Pickwick himself is the victim of a number of misunderstandings that bring him both embarrassment and problems with the law.
A female con artist working the Riviera falls for an honest Treasury agent.
In postwar London a young graduate and his girlfriend decide to marry. Her well-to-do parents are not convinced, but they agree once he has got a £5.10.0 job and a 30/- a week single-room flat. The newly-weds find money fearfully tight, the flat cramped, the neighbours a trial, and her parents always hovering. Can faith conquer all? Is there some way of getting rid of tea-leaves except down the sink?
An English Don Juan courts the Prince of Wales'''' favor while romancing his way through society.
A trip to France for a dart tournament brings a British team''''s personal crises to a head.
Bill and Robin, helped by their childhood friend, Lena, develop a "reproducer" which can exactly duplicate any object. Bill, crushed when Lena marries Robin, convinces her to allow him to duplicate her, so that he may have a copy of her for himself. The experiment, at first deemed a success, seems to have worked only too well as the duplicate, Helen, is such an exact copy that she also loves Robin, not Bill. Bill hopes to rectify the situation with another radical experiment.
Young Robin Hood, in love with Maid Marian, enters an archery contest with his father at the King's palace. On the way home his father is murdered by hench men of Prince John. Robin takes up the life of an outlaw, gathering together his band of merry men with him in Sherwood Forest, to avenge his father's death and to help the people of the land that Prince John are over taxing.
A pirate gets mixed up in a Caribbean revolution.
The British sleuth comes out of retirement to help catch a band of thieves armed with military weapons.
Adam Hayward (Robert Montgomery), a successful New York City defense lawyer, receives a cable that the British war buddy who saved his life at Anzio Beach is now in trouble with the law in England. Taking the advice of his secretary to go to England rather than wire money, Adam arrives in his friend's village to find him about to stand trial for the murder of the hired stable-hand, Lawrence. Hayward learns that a witness exists who can testify that his friend, Baxter, shot Lawrence in self-defense. But the other witness is a woman who fled the scene and will not want to expose herself by coming forward. Though Hayward suspects Alex, the youthful war-widow daughter-in-law of Colonel Summerfield (himself a widower) he soon discovers that the mystery woman is the young and impressionable Sandy Summerfield, whom he must see to it is brought to the witness stand. As he is leaving the village to catch his plane, Hayward stops at Summerfield Manor to say goodbye. As he does so, he manages to bring father and daughter together. The film closes as Adam and Alex, deep in conversation, walk off into the garden.
W. Somerset Maugham introduces three more of his stories about human foibles.
A London hustler has ambitious plans that never work out.
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.
W. Somerset Maugham introduces four of his most famous short stories.
During World War I, a master thief agrees to spy on the Germans.
A businessman and his son mystically change bodies.
The survivor of a bus crash becomes a murder suspect.
A fatherless boy tries to make his fortune despite interference from his rich uncle.
The adventures of Father John Brown, a clumsy, insignificant Catholic parish priest who dabbles in crime-solving in his off hours. Based upon stories by G.K. Chesterton.
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