|Dr. Crippen 1962 N/R, 98 min.|
Director: Robert Lynn
Cast: Donald Pleasence, Coral Browne, Samantha Eggar, James Robertson Justice, Donald Wolfit, Geoffrey Toone, Oliver Johnston, Edward Ogden, Elspeth March, Douglas Bradley-Smith, John Arnatt, Olga Lindo, Betty Bascomb, Paul Carpenter, John Lee
Beginning with the trial and then through flashbacks, this film dramatizes the story of a notorious murder case in which American-born, but living in London, Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen (Donald Pleasence) killed his wife (Coral Browne), dismembered her body, and buried it in his coal cellar. He was arrested while sailing to Canada with his mistress (Samantha Eggar) and returned to London for his trial and sentencing–all the while protesting his innocence.
|Goodbye, Mr. Chips 1969 G, 150 min.|
Genre: Musical / Drama / Romance
Director: Herbert Ross
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Petula Clark, Michael Redgrave, George Baker, Sian Phillips, Michael Bryant, Alison Leggatt, Jeremy Lloyd, Clive Morton, Jack Hedley, Leo Britt, Patricia Hayes, Elspeth March, Jack May, Jenny Runacre
Arthur Chipping "Mr. Chips" (Peter O'Toole) is a professor at Brookfield Academy for Boys in England. He falls in love with music-hall singer Katherine Bridges (Petula Clark) and marries her. As Mrs. Chips, Katherine overcomes her past and warms the hearts of students. Later, she dies, but Mr. Chips continues his teaching career and becomes an icon. Peter O'Toole received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor, and the film received a nomination for Best Musical Score.
|Woman Times Seven 1967 N/R, 96 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Vittorio De Sica
Cast: Shirley MacLaine, Peter Sellers, Elspeth March, Rossano Brazzi, Vittorio Gassman, Robert Morley, Elsa Martinelli, Alan Arkin, Michael Caine, Lex Barker, Laurence Badie, Judith Magre, Catherine Samie, Zanie Campan, Robert Duranton
Shirley MacLaine takes on the diverse roles of Paulette, Maria Teresa, Linda, Edith, Eve Minou, Marie, and Jeanne in this series of seven short stories about adultery. In "Funeral Possession," a widow finds a romantic interest (Peter Sellers) at her husband's funeral. "Amateur Night" tells about an unhappy wife turning to streetwalking for revenge against her husband (Rossano Brazzi). "Two Against One" features a prudish wife who turns out to be anything but. In "Super Simone" a wife uses unique methods to get the attention of her husband (Lex Barker). "At the Opera" features a Parisian woman who will stop at nothing to own a particular designer gown. In "Suicide Pacts," a woman and her lover (Alan Arkin) make a suicide pact. Finally, in "Snow," a woman's husband hires a private detective (Michael Caine) to spy on her.
|1. Dr. Crippen (1962)|
2. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969)
3. Woman Times Seven (1967)
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