|All the King's Men 1999 TV, 110 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery
Director: Julian Jarrold
Cast: David Jason, Maggie Smith, David Troughton, Ian McDiarmid, William Ash, Stuart Bunce, Sonya Walger, James(2) Murray, Phyllis Logan, Tom Burke, Ben Crompton, Emma Cunniffe, Ed Waters, Eamon Boland, Danny Worters
This BBC offering examines what really happened to the Royal British Army's Sandringham Company, which was made up entirely of servants and gardeners from King George V's Estate. Captain Frank Beck (David Jason) leads the Company that marches off to World War I in 1915 and is never seen again. Queen Alexandra (Maggie Smith) orders an inquiry to determined what has happened to the Sandrigham Company.
|Captain Jack 1999 N/R, 90 min.|
Director: Robert(2) Young
Cast: Bob Hoskins, Peter McDonald, Gemma Jones, Maureen Lipman, Sadie Frost, Anna Massey, David Troughton, Michele Dotrice, Patrick Malahide, Kathryn Pogson
Sea Captain Jack Armistead (Bob Hoskins) doesn't think that his hero, Captain Scoresby, has been adequately honored for his trip from northern England to the Arctic waters in 1791. So he decides to retrace the route in his un-seaworthy (and condemned) ship. He gathers a motley crew consisting of two elderly sisters and an Australian hitchhiker–as well as a stowaway–and sets out on the voyage. Meanwhile, authorities and journalists are hot on his tail.
|Dance with a Stranger 1985 R, 102 min.|
Director: Mike Newell
Cast: Miranda Richardson, Rupert Everett, Ian Holm, Stratford Johns, Joanne Whalley, Matthew Carroll, Tom Chadbon, Jane Bertish, David Troughton, Susan Kyd
This film, set in London during the 1950s, is based on a true story that led to an infamous murder trial. Ruth Ellis (Miranda Richardson) was living with her 10-year-old son when she met playboy David Blakeley (Rupert Everett). Their ensuing romance was doomed from the start and ends with Ruth killing David. Ruth was hanged on 13 July 1955; she is the last woman executed in Great Britain.
|1. All the King's Men (1999)|
2. Captain Jack (1999)
3. Dance with a Stranger (1985)
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