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|Also Known As:||Died:||November 3, 1999|
|Born:||June 29, 1928||Cause of Death:||automobile accident|
|Birth Place:||United Kingdom||Profession:||Cast ...|
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For twelve-yearold Taliesin Jones, life on a Welsh hill farm is full of uncertainty. His mother leaves home and Taliesin is left behind with his distracted father, his sullen brother and his own quest for answers. After seeing his elderly piano teacher Billy Evans perform a miracle, Taliesin is insp
Biography of George Best, the gifted but troubled -- and extremely flamboyant -- Manchester United soccer star during the swinging '60s. Best's history of substance abuse marred a glorious and legendary career.
The true story of John Fitzjohn, the real life drifter who lived with George and Joy Adamson and became a leader in the worldwide conservation movement.
Who hasn't dreamed of becoming instantly, outrageously rich in the flash of a series of lucky numbers? In a quaint Irish village, old codgers Jackie and Michael learn that someone has won the lottery. They plan on conning the lucky winner out of some cash, but discover he has died of the shock of it
Three-part dramatization of the P.D. James novel about the poetry-writing British police Commander Adam Dalgliesh, who is called in by one of his literary heroes to investigate the hate mail received at his publishing house. When the body of a woman editor is discovered and another member of the fir
In the late 13th century, William Wallace returns to Scotland after living away from his homeland for many years. The king of Scotland has died without an heir and the king of England, a ruthless pagan known as Edward the Longshanks, has seized the throne. Wallace becomes the leader of a ramshackle yet courageous army determined to vanquish the greater English forces. At the historic battle of Stirling, Wallace leads his army to a stunning victory against the English. Knighted by the grateful Scottish nobles, Sir William Wallace extends the conflict south of the border and storms the city of York. King Edward I is astonished by the unexpected turn of events. Unable to rely on his ineffectual son Prince Edward, Longshanks sends his daughter-in-law Princess Isabelle to discuss a truce with Wallace.
Portrait of a family in 1950s Czechoslovakia, as seen through the eyes of a young girl who interprets political events in her own unique way, blurring fact with imagination and fantasy.
The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son''s lover.
A television movie in the ongoing series of "Perry Mason" telefilms. Violence erupts when Perry Mason jets to Paris to defend a U.S. Marine Corps Captain. He is accused of murdering a man suspected of being the Nazi SS Officer who ran a forced labor camp where his mother was interned. Mason discover
An unemployed miner struggles to make a place for himself in the crime underworld.
A father''s encounter with the supernatural teaches him a valuable lesson about keeping in touch with his children.
An adaptation of romance novelist Barbara Cartland's book, "Cupid Rides Pillion." Set in the England of Charles II about an aristocrat who has been forced to become a highwayman and who falls in love with a young girl he has sworn to protect after her brother has been beheaded. Their enemies accuse
Story of a young boy, his grandfather and their adventures with Captain Kidd.
After gambling himself into the clutches of a wicked noblewoman, a young rake takes flight.
A young boy grows up in World War II London during the Blitz.
Michael Lamb, a young Christian Brother teaching at a remote and forbidding Remand Home on the Antrim coast, is made responsible for the welfare and discipline of a young 10-year-old boy, Owen, who has been put into the care of the Home by his callous delinquent mother. The repressive indifferent re
The legendary Indian leader uses peaceful means to free his homeland from British rule.
Two men who are fed up with the daily indignities and tyrannies of life under Communist rule in East Germany come up with a daring plan of escape. They decide to travel to democratic West Germany in a hot air balloon. However, they need to build a new type of lighter-than-air craft if they are to tr
Hilter''s most feared undercover secret agent in Britain has learned that an apparent army build-up in southeastern England is a hoax adecoy into luring the Germans into thinking tat the Allied invasion will strike at Calais, not Normandy. He is captured before he can relay the message to Germany. Based on the best selling novel Ken Follett.
When an American family moves into a beautiful old English house in a wooded area, strange, paranormal things happen. One daughter sees, and the other daughter hears, the voice of a teenage girl who mysteriously disappeared during a total solar eclipse decades before.
Set in Europe during WWII, a group of American soldiers are in the process of being shipped off to military prison for a variety of infractions, ranging from desertion to murder. While they're being transported, a German artillery attack hits the convoy, killing the MPs and enabling four of the prisoners to escape. The group decides their best bet is to head to neutral Switzerland where they can avoid the fighting and prison. As they make their way to what they think will be freedom, they end up volunteering for a commando mission to steal a V2 warhead for the French Underground. Somehow, the team must sneak into the most heavily guarded base in German territory, steal the Nazi's most precious military hardware, and bring it back to the allies without getting arrested again by their own side.
Cinematic spin-off from the popular TV series. Hard-bitten Flying Squad officer Jack Regan gets embroiled in a deadly political plot when an old friend asks him to investigate the death of his girlfriend. Framed on a drunk-drive charge and suspended from the force, with his partner and best mate George Carter unable to help, Jack must rely on his wits to evade deadly government hitmen and expose the real villain of the piece.
Cowboys compete in a grueling horse-riding marathon.
A drama based on the life of Sir Winston Churchill in the years leading up to the outbreak of the Second World War.
A man falls in love with his brother's widow.
A British agent goes undercover as a jewel thief to nab a Communist spy.
After years of witnessing atrocities, a British police detective snaps.
A baby sitter and her young charge are terrorized by an escaped mental patient.
Bitter over his wife's death due to what he believes was army negligence, Capt. Viktor Kaleb deserts the cavalry and disappears into the southwestern wasteland. But when marauding Apaches set up a stronghold just out of the cavalry's reach in Mexico, Kaleb is given amnesty in exchange for leading a small band of especially trained soldiers to wipe out the Indian stronghold.
A young soldier's resilience is tested and his loyalties divided when he joins the French Foreign Legion during the Algerian uprising against France.
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.
During World War II, a British platoon goes behind enemy lines in the Pacific.
Three sailors on leave turn a British town upside down.
A young man gets mixed up in a woman''''s search for her lost lover.
A neglected wife turns to bank robbery to get her husband''''s attention.
An American con-man, travelling in Africa, is transformed into a local hero after a village tribe believes him to be a reincarnation of Moses.
Prisoners fight to survive the grueling conditions in a North African military stockade.
The survivors of a desert plane crash fight to get back in the air.
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.
After being blinded in a mysterious fall, a woman fears her husband is involved with her younger sister.
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.
The boys of Melbury Primary School are plunged into turmoil when the new French Master turns out to be a Mistress! Madelin Leforge's (the French Mistress) effect on the boys is swift and amazing. Suddenly everyone wants extra French Lessons just to glimpse the teacher in revealing shorts and bikinis. As disclipine crumbles a scandal explodes when the Head discovers the madomiswlle's mother was an old flame. Madeline must be dismissed to save further embarrasment. But the boys take strike action to sop this happening in a breezy comedy with plenty of Ooh La La!
The rivalry between two surgeons threatens their patients.
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 ...
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.
When the tabloid press exposes the British Minister for Family's affair with an escort girl, the scandal seriously threatens his career and his marriage. His wife is pressured to stand by her husband to save his political career.
A performance of Simon Gray's play about a group of Cambridge University students who start a literary magazine to showcase their brilliant, forward-thinking ideas.
A presentation of David Mamet's adaptation of Chekov's "Uncle Vanya," a turn-of-the-century tale of a beautiful woman's devastating effect on a serene Russian household. Broadcast as a presentation of "Great Performances."
An adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's gothic thriller "The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde."
The story of Abby Stevens, a visitor to an artist's colony who is haunted by visions and voices that tell her of a murder.
The story of an ex-mobster, on the run from his former pals, who seeks refuge in an isolated British beach house and becomes involved in a murder plot.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A miniseries depicting the life of Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone and teacher of the deaf, and his wife, Mabel Hubbard, whose life-long deafness inspired her husband's seminal discovery.
A reverent and beautiful retelling of the biblical tale with an all-star cast, winning Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Drama (1977-78) and for James Farentino as Best Supporting Actor in a Drama. Subsequently expanded to eight hours over four nights.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
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