|S*P*Y*S 1974 PG, 100 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Action
Director: Irvin Kershner
Cast: Elliott Gould, Donald Sutherland, Zouzou, Joss Ackland, Kenneth Griffith, Vladek Sheybal, Kenneth J. Warren, Yuri Borienko, Michael Petrovitch, Pierre Oudrey, Jacques Marin, Shane Rimmer, George Pravda, Nigel Hawthorne, Andy Ho
In this satire on the espionage world, CIA agents Griff (Elliott Gould) and Bruland (Donald Sutherland) have repeatedly bumbled their assignments. Their ineptness results in them being targeted for elimination not only by the KGB but by the CIA as well.
|Satan Never Sleeps 1962 N/R, 126 min.|
aka: The Devil Never Sleeps
Flight from Terror
Director: Leo McCarey
Cast: William Holden, Clifton Webb, France Nuyen, Athene Seyler, Martin Benson, Edith Sharpe, Weaver Lee, Burt Kwouk, Andy Ho, Marie Yang, Robert Lee, Lin Chen, Noel Hood, Ronald Adam, Anthony Chinn
Set in China during Mao's Communist revolution, this is the story of Father O'Banion (William Holden), a missionary priest who arrives in China to help ailing priest Father Bovard (Clifton Webb). But the problems of a Communist regime become all too apparent, and when they flee to the border, Communist forces are in pursuit.
|The Savage Innocents 1959 N/R, 110 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: Nicholas Ray
Cast: Anthony Quinn, Yoko Tani, Carlo Giustini, Peter O'Toole, Marie Yang, Anna May Wong, Lee Montague, Francis De Wolff, Marco Guglielmi, Kaida Horiuchi, Andy Ho, Anthony Chinn, Michael Chow, Ed Devereaux, Yvonne Shima
Canadian Eskimo Inuk (Anthony Quinn) hunts in the frozen tundra, and this is the life he understands. Eskimo hunting rituals extend to Eskimo customs when Inuk offers his wife Asiak's (Yoko Tani) sexual favors to a priest. But, when the offer is refused, Inuk kills the priest–an act that results in the pursuit of Inuk by two Mounties (Peter O'Toole and Carlo Giustini), his capture, and defying severe weather on the return.
|Swiss Family Robinson 1960 N/R, 126 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure
Director: Ken Annakin
Cast: John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro, Sessue Hayakawa, Tommy Kirk, Kevin Corcoran, Cecil Parker, Milton Reid, Larry Taylor, Andy Ho
This is the Disney version of the story based on Johann Wyss' tale of a family, shipwrecked on a South Seas island, that learns how to survive away from civilization. A robust, fun adventure.
|World of Suzie Wong 1960 N/R, 130 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Richard Quine
Cast: William Holden, Nancy Kwan, Sylvia Syms, Michael Wilding, Laurence Naismith, Bernard Cribbins, Jacqui Chan, Yvonne Shima, Andy Ho, Lionel Blair, Lier Hwang, Edwina Carroll, Dervis Ward, Marian Spencer, Toke Townley
An American artist, Robert Lomax (William Holden), meets Hong Kong prostitute Suzie Wong (Nancy Kwan) and uses her for his model. Robert does not know that Suzie is a prostitute, and Suzie keeps that fact hidden from him–for awhile. After the deception is revealed, Robert becomes involved with Kay O'Neill (Sylvia Syms) who helps him sell his paintings, and Suzie and playboy Ben Marlowe (Michael Wilding) become an item. Those affairs end, and romance begins between Suzie and Robert, which, after a tragedy ensues, ends with Robert asking Suzie to marry him.
|1. S*P*Y*S (1974)|
2. Satan Never Sleeps (1962)
aka: The Devil Never Sleeps
aka: Flight from Terror
3. The Savage Innocents (1959)
4. Swiss Family Robinson (1960)
5. World of Suzie Wong (1960)
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