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|Also Known As:||Died:||June 18, 1982|
|Born:||December 13, 1912||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Germany||Profession:||Cast ...|
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An earthling is experimenting with the explosive potential of lettuce. This singularly dedicated biologist runs into interference by the police, finds his mother who has been missing for years, and begins a love affair with the daughter of a baker. Involved in this mix of characters is the U.S and R
A history teacher examines the difficult issues of post-war German history.
An Olympic athlete finds out she was programmed for success.
When a massive underwater craft abducts U.S. and Russian submarines, global tensions are heightened to the brink of war. In order to find the true culprit, James Bond (Agent 007) joins forces with beautiful Russian agent Anya Amasova. Together they follow a trail that leads to Karl Stromberg, a powerful shipping magnate who is implementing a horrific scheme for world domination. Bond struggles to foil the plot, but Stromberg has provided him with a most lethal adversary: Jaws, a seemingly indestructible steel-toothed giant. Agent 007''s adventure takes him to the Egyptian pyramids, under the sea and to a mountaintop ski chase.
An undercover agent in World War II France takes in a variety of disguises.
After attending esoterical studies with a wise man, Cagliostro, a mysterious Italian count, received the gift of supernatural powers. He started to travel all over Europe to heal the poor. But he is also a member of a pre-revolutionary lodge the aim of which is to give freedom to the populations of Europe. This cannot be tolerated by the 18th century's establishment and bought the Pope and the regal house of France try to eliminate him. So Cagliostro is locked up in a castle, while his wife is killed. But when in 1795 the door of his cell is opened there is nothing inside but a sword...
Five men trapped in the basement vault of an office building share visions with each other of thier demise. Stories revolve around vampires, bodily dismemberment, east indian mysticism, an insurance scam, and an artist who kills by painting his victims' deaths.
Story of Russia''''s last czar, Nicolas II, and his ill-fated family.
Alan Alda plays a classical piano player on the rise who befriends a famous player himself who's at death's door. Unknown to Alda, the guy is a satanist, who arranges to have thier souls switch places at his death, so that he can be young again and continue to play piano (thus needing a skilled piano player like Alda to switch bodies with).
In January 1943 German army, afraid of Allied invasion of Balkans, launched great offensive against Yugoslav Partisans in Western Bosnia. The only way out for Partisan forces and thousands of refugees was the bridge on the river Neretva.
Harry England, a British car salesman on a trip to France meets a Baroness when her Rolls-Royce Breaks down. They spend a few days together and become lovers before she disappers one night, but Harry does not know her surname. The Baron then hires Harry to teach his teenage son about cars on their country estate. Harry discovers the Baroness again and their affair continues. Harry falls in love and asks the Baroness to leave the Baron who has taken up with a lady of his own. Hello-Goodbye is a light comedy where one of the funny moments occurs with a drunk Harry driving a prize vintage car into a swimming pool.
Based on the story "The Heroes of Yucca," The Invincible Six features a ragtag group of jewel thieves who become the unofficial guardians of a small Iranian village. When bandits attack the village, looking for the body of their former leader and his treasure map, the Invincible Six are there to save the day, wooing the local females and frustrating the new leader of the bandits.
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.
England defends itself against the Nazi Blitz.
Holland. Spring 1945. Two armies face each other in the final confrontation of World War II. On the one hand are the powerful forces of the Allies, on the other, all that remains of the Third Reich. The scene is set for the Battle of the Ardennes.
The men from U.N.C.L.E. fight off karate-chopping henchmen to track down a secret formula.
After turning coward, a naval officer tries to redeem himself by helping Asian natives stage a revolution.
After being blinded in a mysterious fall, a woman fears her husband is involved with her younger sister.
A professor of astronomy helping on a missile development program. An old friend of his is a Russian chess champion. The Russian is working with shady businessman Marek and they plan to kidnap the professor and make it look as though he has defected to the Soviet Union.
In WWII Austria, Col. Alois Podhajsky must protect his beloved Lipizzaner stallions and make sure that they are surrendered into the right hands. But Patton's something of a horse fancier and can help...if he sees the stallions perform.
A poor young schoolgirl charms the Tsar during a visit, and he takes her with him to the palace, but her little fantasy come true is cut short by the oncoming revolution.
American engineer Steve Corey (Steve Cochran) comes to Mexico to work at one of the mining projects owned by Katherine Beckman (Merle Oberon) and her half-brother Paul (Curt Jurgen.) He meets Katherine, and the man he is replacing, Bill Maxton (Steve Brodie), tells him that Katherine is his for the asking..."all you have to do is touch her---she goes off like fireworks. There were plenty of guys before me, and there'll be plenty after me." Steve finds Katherine as advertised but he falls in love with her. Once he sees that the romance is for real, brother Paul is more than a little displeased at this turn of events and brings back one of Katherine's earlier flames, Gus Cole (John Agar), to tempt Katherine away from Steve. Half-siblings Katherine and Paul are carrying some baggage from the past it appears. Actually, it is more than appearances and Paul spells it right out before this exercise in tedium is over.
The Allied forces launch the D-Day invasion of German-occupied France.
Conrad, in fuga da Vienna, si rifugia a Hong Kong, dove vive di espedienti. Turbolento e cercaguai viene espulso dalla polizia e spedito a Macao, sul traghetto 'Fa Tsan', guidato dal capitano Hart. Ma anche la polizia portoghese gli vieta lo sbarco, per cui viene costretto a stazionare sul traghetto, con grosso disappunto del comandante, che tenta con ogni mezzo di liberarsi di lui. La simpatia di Conrad e la sua irruenza gli procurano molte simpatie tra l'equipaggio e suscitano l'interesse di Liz, una giovane insegnante che compie periodicamente la traversata con le sue allieve. Liz decide di iniziare una campagna di stampa a favore di Conrad; ma l'iniziativa fallisce a causa dell'interessato, che, sceso clandestinamente a terra, viene coinvolto in una rissa. Durante uno dei tanti viaggi, il traghetto incrocia una giunca in fiamme. Spinto da Li e dagli altri passeggeri, Conrad obbliga il capitano ad accostare; ma la giunca, carica di dinamite, esplode causando gravi danni al traghetto. Intanto scoppia un tifone e, di fronte al gretto comportamento di Hart, Conrad prende le redini del comando ed evita il peggio. Purtroppo il natante, alla deriva, finisce sulle coste cinesi, dove viene assalito dai pirati: con l'aiuto dell'equipaggio e del capitano, Conrad riesce a mettere fuori combattimento i pirati ed a condurre il vecchio traghetto fino a Hong Kong, dove cola a picco, dopo che tutti i passeggeri sono sbarcati. Alla fine Conrad ottiene un permesso di soggiorno: la sua condotta coraggiosa gli ha assicurato l'affetto di Liz e la stima di Hart.
Rocket scientist Werner von Braun faces controversy when he emigrates to the U.S. to work in the space program.
Professor Immanuel Rath (Curt Jurgens)is a martinet botany professor at a German high school who finds post cards bearing the likeness of Lola-Lola (May Britt), "The Blue Angel", in the possession of his pupils. He goes to the cafe where she is appearing to see if any of his pupils are there, and spots two of them. While chasing them, he encounters Lola-Lola and the troupe manager, Kiepert (Theodore Bikel.) He returns the next evening and becomes involved with Lola. His visit to the cafe, and the fact he spent the night with Lola, becomes common knowledge and he is forced to leave his school position. Despite the protests of his friends, he marries Lola, who is intrigued by the idea of being the wife of a professor. The intrigue doesn't last long, as Rath is unable to get work because of his wife. He becomes a broken character, reduced to performing odd jobs around the troupe and living off the earnings of his wife. When the troupe returns to his hometown, Kiepert brutally uses him in a magic act as a shill to attract customers from among his old students and friends. Lola meets a former lover and, as Rath is being degraded on the stage, she allows the former lover to make love to her in sight of her husband. Rath goes beserk and sets out to strangle her.
A Dutch slave captain, on a voyage to Cuba, faces a revolt fomented by a newly captured African slave, Tamango. The slaves capture the captain's mistress, forcing a showdown.
A World War II commander jeopardizes his mission to endanger a colleague involved with his wife.
A missionary fights to bring Christianity and modern ways to China.
On a stormy night, young woman asks another guest at party to rescue her from her lecherous boss and take her to the train station. When her rescuer suggests that she stop at his place to get out of her wet clothes, she dashes from his car. The door she knocks on for help is the home of a retired actor and there she spends the rest of the night. He makes no passes and next morning she discovers young man who drove her from party is next door neighbor. The two men compete for her affections. Older man's zany live-in house-keeper and a seagull she has rescued provide comic relief.
A Polish officer unwillingly helps a Jewish refugee escape from the Nazis.
During World War II, an American destroyer meets a German U-Boat.
A psychiatrist running a run-down sanitarium is offered a huge sum of money to hide a mysterious man in his hospital as a patient. Soon, more mysterious men arrive - spies and secret scientists - from other countries, until his little hospital is taken over by some international espionage ring.
A young woman loves one brother but marries the other.
A group of whites, mostly French and German, living on the African Coast of Liberia involve themselves with a way of hedonistic living, involving diamond smuggling, sexual liaisons, and political discord.
The General of the Luftwaffe is suspected of harboring anti-Nazi regime feelings and he is punished for it.
In post-war Germany a struggling woman gives up her baby to another woman who's better able to provide for it, but eventually the two mothers struggle to deal with their love and want ofr the child.
A long time-span of Austrian history (from the late 19th century to the years after world war II) is reflected in the ups and downs of a family of piano-makers in Vienna.
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