|Berserk! 1967 N/R, 96 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Horror / Thriller
Director: Jim O'Connolly
Cast: Joan Crawford, Ty Hardin, Diana Dors, Michael Gough, Judy Geeson, Robert Hardy, Geoffrey Keen, Bryan Pringle, Milton Reid, Marianne Stone, Sydney Tafler, George Claydon, Philip Madoc, Ambrosine Phillpotts, Peter Burton
Monica Rivers (Joan Crawford) owns and is the ringmaster of a traveling circus who faces financial ruin when a series of murders take place within her circus troupe.
|The Captain's Paradise 1953 N/R, 93 min.|
Director: Anthony Kimmins
Cast: Alec Guinness, Yvonne De Carlo, Celia Johnson, Charles Goldner, Peter Bull, Bill Fraser, Miles Malleson, Ferdy Mayne, Nicholas Phipps, Sebastian Cabot, Walter Crisham, Roger Delgado, Victor Fairley, Tutte Lemkow, Ambrosine Phillpotts
This film is a comedy about Capt. Henry St. James (Alec Guinness) who is the captain of a steamer sailing regularly between Gibraltar and North Africa. He solves the problem of loneliness when away from home by having two wives. Maude (Celia Johnson) lives in Gibraltar, and Nita (Yvonne De Carlo) is in Tangiers. Problems rise to the fore when both women change their minds about the way they want to live, and Henry is left with no wives.
|Expresso Bongo 1959 N/R, 108 min.|
Director: Val Guest
Cast: Laurence Harvey, Sylvia Syms, Yolande Donlan, Cliff Richard, Meier Tzelniker, Ambrosine Phillpotts, Eric Pohlmann, Wilfrid Lawson, Hermione Baddeley, Reginald Beckwith
Set in the late 1950s, this is the story of a Soho hustler, Johnny Jackson (Laurence Harvey), who turns himself into an agent and successfully promotes a young musician, Bongo Herbert (Cliff Richard), amidst Soho's stripper clubs. Featured songs include: "Nausea," "I've Never Had It So Good," and "Shrine on the Second Floor."
|Life at the Top 1965 N/R, 117 min.|
Director: Ted Kotcheff
Cast: Laurence Harvey, Jean Simmons, Honor Blackman, Michael Craig, Donald Wolfit, Robert Morley, Margaret Johnston, Allan Cuthbertson, Nigel Davenport, George A. Cooper, Ambrosine Phillpotts, Paul A. Martin, Frances Cosslett, Ian Shand, Andrew Laurence
This sequel to "Room at the Top" takes place 10 years later as Joe (Laurence Harvey) finds that marrying Susan (Jean Simmons), who is the daughter of the boss (Donald Wolfit), presents problems of which he never dreamed. Joe rises to power in the company and in politics. He is elected to a seat on the town council where he votes for a slum clearance, which is against company interests. His marriage falls apart, and both Joe and Susan engage in separate love affairs. The marriage appears to be over, or is it? Followed by "Man at the Top."
|The Reluctant Debutante 1958 N/R, 96 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Vincente Minnelli
Cast: Rex Harrison, Kay Kendall, John Saxon, Sandra Dee, Angela Lansbury, Peter Myers, Diane Clare, Charles Cullum, Charles Herbert, Ambrosine Phillpotts, Sheila Raynor, Michel Thomas, Pierre Vaudier, Georges Billy, Rene Aranda
Jane (Sandra Dee) is already scheduled by her father and step-mother, Jimmy and Sheila Broadbent (Rex Harrison and Kay Kendall), for her coming-out party when she becomes involved with American jazz drummer David Parkson (John Saxon).
|Room at the Top 1959 N/R, 115 min.|
Director: Jack Clayton
Cast: Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears, Donald Houston, Donald Wolfit, Raymond Huntley, Hermione Baddeley, John Westbrook, Allan Cuthbertson, Ambrosine Phillpotts, Ian Hendry, Richard Pasco, Beatrice Varley, Delena Kidd, April Olrich
Factory clerk Joe Lampton (Laurence Harvey) dumps his fiancee Alice (Simone Signoret) to marry his boss Mr. Brown's (Donald Wolfit) daughter, Susan (Heather Sears). Too late, he realizes his love for Alice was more important than social position. Signoret won the Best Actress Oscar for her role of Alice. In addition to another Oscar for Writing, the film had four nominations: Best Picture, Actor (Harvey), Supporting Actress (Hermoine Baddeley), and Director. Sequels: "Life at the Top" and "Man at the Top."
|1. Berserk! (1967)|
2. The Captain's Paradise (1953)
3. Expresso Bongo (1959)
4. Life at the Top (1965)
5. The Reluctant Debutante (1958)
6. Room at the Top (1959)
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