|The File of the Golden Goose 1969 N/R, 106 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Sam Wanamaker
Cast: Yul Brynner, Charles Gray, Edward Woodward, John Barrie, Adrienne Corri, Graham Crowden, Walter Gotell, Geoffrey Reed, Karel Stepanek, Hugh McDermott, Anthony Jacobs, Ivor Dean, Hillary Heath, Ken Jones, Bernard Archard
American agents Peter Novak (Yul Brynner) and Arthur Thompson (Howard Woodward) join forces with Scotland Yard's finest to infiltrate a band of international counterfeiters operating as "The Golden Goose."
|Hidden Agenda 1990 R, 108 min.|
Director: Ken Loach
Cast: Frances McDormand, Brian Cox, Brad Dourif, Mai Zetterling, Bernard Bloch, Des McAleer, Jim Norton, Patrick Kavanagh, Bernard Archard, Maurice Roeves, Maureen Bell, Michelle Fairley, Kim Dyson, Oliver Maguire, Ian McElhinney
Set in the war-like environment of Northern Ireland in the early 1980s, this thriller follows British investigator Kerrigan (Brian Cox) and international amnesty group activist Ingrid Jessner (Frances McDormand). They investigate possible cover-ups at Britain's highest level that have also resulted in murder. Good performances make this worth a look.
|The Horror of Frankenstein 1970 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Horror / Sci-Fi / Thriller
Director: Jimmy Sangster
Cast: Ralph Bates, Kate O'Mara, Graham James, Veronica Carlson, Dennis Price, David Prowse, George Belbin, Jon Finch, Bernard Archard, James Hayter, Joan Rice, Stephen Turner, Neil Wilson, James Cossins, Glenys O'Brien
After killing his father, Victor Frankenstein (Ralph Bates) inherits the castle–complete with housekeeper Alys (Kate O'Mara) who is also his mistress. Frankenstein is soon busy murdering people to use as body parts for his Monster. Unfortunately, the Monster (David Prowse) didn't get much of a brain in this horror/comedy version of Mary Shelley's tale.
|Krull 1983 PG, 122 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Fantasy / Sci-Fi
Director: Peter Yates
Cast: Ken Marshall, Lysette Anthony, Francesca Annis, Freddie Jones, David Battley, Liam Neeson, Robbie Coltrane, Alun Armstrong, Bernard Bresslaw, John Welsh, Graham McGrath, Tony Church, Bernard Archard, Belinda Mayne, Dicken Ashworth
The wizard Ynyr (Freddie Jones) sends our young hero Prince Colwyn (Ken Marshall) on a mission to rescue the young maiden, Princess Lyssa (Lysette Anthony). Along the way, he must find the magic boomerang that he needs to fight the Beast that holds the Princess hostage.
|The List of Adrian Messenger 1963 N/R, 98 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery
Director: John Huston
Cast: Kirk Douglas, George C. Scott, Dana Wynter, Clive Brook, Herbert Marshall, John Merivale, Tony Huston, Tony Curtis, Burt Lancaster, Robert Mitchum, Frank Sinatra, Gladys Cooper, Bernard Archard, Jacques Roux, Marcel Dalio
This clever mystery has a unique twist for a finale when the actors remove their disguising make-up and reveal themselves in cameo roles. It is a suspenseful tale of Anthony Gethryn (George C. Scott) who has Adrian Messenger's (John Merivale) list of names and is trying to find a murderer among them.
|Macbeth 1971 R, 140 min.|
aka: The Tragedy of Macbeth
Director: Roman Polanski
Cast: Jon Finch, Francesca Annis, Martin Shaw, Terence Bayler, John Stride, Nicholas Selby, Stephen Chase, Paul Shelley, Bernard Archard, Maisie MacFarquhar, Andrew Laurence, Frank Wylie
This is, perhaps, the best of the films made about the William Shakespeare play, which tells the story of Scottish nobleman Macbeth (Jon Finch) who wants power and is driven in his quest by his mad wife Lady Macbeth (Francesca Annis) and many prophecies. Violent, but well told.
|Play Dirty 1969 PG, 117 min.|
Genre: Drama / Adventure
Director: Andre De Toth
Cast: Michael Caine, Nigel Davenport, Nigel Green, Harry Andrews, Bernard Archard, Daniel Pilon, Patrick Jordan, Aly Ben Ayed, Martin Burland, George McKeenan, Bridget Espeet, Enrique Avila, Takis Emmanuel
When a British petroleum executive, Douglas (Michael Caine), is given the assignment of working with the British Army in North Africa, he is given the official rank of Captain. He must accompany a small band of ex-convicts on a mission 400 miles behind the German lines, and the inexperienced Capt. Douglas immediately comes into conflict with his men but eventually earns their respect–as well as that of the company's real leader Capt. Cyril Leech (Nigel Davenport).
|The Sea Wolves 1980 PG, 120 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Andrew V. McLaglen
Cast: Gregory Peck, David Niven, Roger Moore, Trevor Howard, Barbara Kellerman, Patrick Macnee, William Morgan Sheppard, Patrick Allen, Bernard Archard, Martin Benson, Kenneth Griffith, Wolf Kahler, Robert Hoffmann, Dan van Husen, George Mikell
During World War II, Col. Lewis Pugh (Gregory Peck) and Capt. Gavin Stewart (Roger Moore) are spying in Genoa and convince their chief to send Col. W.H. Grice (David Niven) and veterans from Calcutta Light Horse, pretending to be middle-aged British businessmen, to go into India where they put together a successful mission to knock out a Nazi radio transmitter in the Goa harbor.
|Song of Norway 1970 G, 142 min.|
Genre: Musical / Drama / Romance
Director: Andrew L. Stone
Cast: Florence Henderson, Toralv Maurstad, Christina Schollin, Frank Porretta, Edward G. Robinson, Robert Morley, Oskar Homolka, James Hayter, Harry Secombe, Aline Towne, Robert Morley, Richard Wordsworth, Bernard Archard, John Barrie, Wenche Foss
Toralv Maurstad plays the Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg who is living in poverty when he marries his cousin Nina (Florence Henderson). Later, Grieg has an affair with wealthy Theresa Berg (Christina Schollin) who convinces her father to arrange a concert for Grieg. As he finds success as a composer in Rome, Grieg realizes that he misses long-suffering Nina and Norway, and he returns to his homeland.
|1. The File of the Golden Goose (1969)|
2. Hidden Agenda (1990)
3. The Horror of Frankenstein (1970)
4. Krull (1983)
5. The List of Adrian Messenger (1963)
6. Macbeth (1971)
aka: The Tragedy of Macbeth
7. Play Dirty (1969)
8. The Sea Wolves (1980)
9. Song of Norway (1970)
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