|The Haunting 1963 N/R, 112 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Robert Wise
Cast: Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn, Fay Compton, Rosalie Crutchley, Lois Maxwell, Valentine Dyall, Ronald Adam, Paul Maxwell, Diane Clare, Susan Richards, Amy Dalby, Verina Greenlaw, Janet Mansell
Based on Shirley Jackson's "The Haunting of Hill House," this ghost story involves Luke Sannerson's (Russ Tamblyn) attempt to uncover the truth behind the Victorian mansion he will inherit. Luke takes the clairvoyant, Theodora (Claire Bloom), and a psychic, Eleanor Lance (Julie Harris), along with him to solve the mysteries within the eerie Hill House–the scene of murder and insanity. Invite a friend when you view this ghost story.
|The Old Dark House 1963 PG, 86 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Comedy
Director: William Castle
Cast: Tom Poston, Robert Morley, Janette Scott, Joyce Grenfell, Mervyn Johns, Peter Bull, Danny Green, Fenella Fielding, John Harvey, Amy Dalby
An American car salesman, Tom Penderel (Tom Poston), delivers a car to a spooky, old house where he finds the owner dead. The family members are very strange, and, as a storm rages outside, members of the family are killed one-by-one while Penderel tries to figure out who is responsible.
|The Secret of My Success 1965 N/R, 112 min.|
Director: Andrew L. Stone
Cast: James Booth, Shirley Jones, Stella Stevens, Honor Blackman, Amy Dalby, Lionel Jeffries, Richard Vernon, David Davenport, Peadar Lamb, Ann Lancaster, Martin Benson, Reginald Beckwith, Nicolau Breyner, Ernest Clark, Bob Harris
Arthur Tate (James Booth) is a local policeman investigating the murder of Violet Lawson's (Stella Stevens) husband when his mother (Amy Dalby) uses information about Violet to get Arthur promoted to inspector. When Arthur begins a love affair with a baroness, Lily (Honor Blackman), his mother again interferes, and her meddling results in Arthur becoming a liaison officer for the president of a South American country. Now, when Arthur becomes involved with revolutionary Maragold Marado (Shirley Jones), his mother gets involved, and Arthur ends up as the country's ruler.
|Topkapi 1964 N/R, 120 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Comedy / Thriller
Director: Jules Dassin
Cast: Melina Mercouri, Peter Ustinov, Maximilian Schell, Robert Morley, Akim Tamiroff, Jess Hahn, Titos Vandis, Amy Dalby, Despo Diamantidou, Gilles Segal, Ege Emart, Senih Orkan, Ahmet Danyal Topatan, Joseph Dassin, Jules Dassin
Elizabeth Lipp (Melina Mercouri) and Walter Harper (Maximilian Schell), with help from inventor Cedric Page (Robert Morley) and tourist guide Arthur Simon Simpson (Peter Ustinov), plot to relieve the Topkapi Museum of its priceless dagger. When Arthur crosses the Greek-Turkish border, the Turkish police find arms in his car and suspect him of arms smuggling for terrorists and arrest him. Arthur is released after he agrees to act as a spy for them. Now, Arthur has the dilemma of saving himself or remaining loyal to Elizabeth and the plans for the robbery. Ustinov received his second Oscar as Best Supporting Actor.
|1. The Haunting (1963)|
2. The Night Has Eyes (1942)
aka: Terror House
3. The Old Dark House (1963)
4. The Secret of My Success (1965)
5. Topkapi (1964)
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