|Bonjour Tristesse 1958 N/R, 94 min.|
Director: Otto Preminger
Cast: Deborah Kerr, David Niven, Jean Seberg, Mylene Demongeot, Geoffrey Horne, Juliette Greco, Walter Chiari, Martita Hunt, Roland Culver, Jean Kent, David Oxley, Elga Andersen, Jeremy Burnham, Eveline Eyfel, Tutte Lemkow
This is the story of a young woman, Cecile (Jean Seberg), who tries to keep her father Raymond (David Niven) to herself. When Anne (Deborah Kerr) comes to visit their villa, Cecile will stop at almost nothing to get rid of his Anne and keep her father to herself.
|The Hound of the Baskervilles 1959 N/R, 88 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Drama / Horror / Thriller
Director: Terence Fisher
Cast: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Andre Morell, Marla Landi, Miles Malleson, Francis De Wolff, Ewen Solon, John Le Mesurier, Sam Kydd, David Oxley, Helen Goss, Michael Hawkins, David Birks, Judi Moyens, Michael Mulcaster
Peter Cushing delivers an excellent performance as Sherlock Holmes coming to the aid of Sir Henry Baskerville (Christopher Lee) who is under the spell of an evil curse. His father has been killed under mysterious circumstances, and Sir Henry asks Holmes to investigate. Holmes sends his assistant, Dr. Watson (Andre Morell) to the Baskerville estate on the Devonshire moors to look for clues. Meanwhile, Holmes hides in the moors gathering information, and, almost too late, Watson and Holmes save Sir Henry from the fate that his father suffered.
|Saint Joan 1957 N/R, 110 min.|
Director: Otto Preminger
Cast: Jean Seberg, Richard Widmark, Richard Todd, Anton Walbrook, John Gielgud, Felix Aylmer, Archie Duncan, Harry Andrews, Finlay Currie, Barry Jones, Victor Maddern, David Oxley, Bernard Miles, Patrick Barr, Kenneth Haigh
Jean Seberg became a star following her role of St. Joan in this film for which a nationwide search had ensued for an actress to play the young martyr, Joan of Arc. The story revolves around Joan's heroism when she is appointed the to lead the French Army, and her later downfall when she is believed to be a witch.
|Svengali 1954 N/R, 82 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Noel Langley
Cast: Hildegarde Neff, Donald Wolfit, Terence Morgan, Derek Bond, Paul Rogers, David Kossoff, Noel Purcell, Alfie Bass, Peter Illing, Hubert Gregg, Harry Secombe, Joan Haythorne, Hugh Cross, David Oxley, Richard Pearson
In this film version of George du Maurier's novel "Trilby," Donald Wolfit takes on the role of hypnotist Svengali who transforms young Trilby (Hildegarde Neff) into a famous singer. Trilby falls under Svengali's spell and has left starving artist Billy (Terence Morgan) behind. But, Billy is not willing to give up his love for Trilby and follows Svengali and Trilby all over the world.
|1. Bonjour Tristesse (1958)|
2. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)
3. Saint Joan (1957)
4. Svengali (1954)
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