|Dragonslayer 1981 PG, 108 min.|
Genre: Action / Fantasy / Adventure
Director: Matthew Robbins
Cast: Peter MacNicol, Caitlin Clarke, Ralph Richardson, John Hallam, Peter Eyre, Albert Salmi, Sydney Bromley, Chloe Salaman, Ian McDiarmid, Emrys James, Douglas Cooper, Roger Kemp, Ken Shorter, Jason White, Yolanda Palfrey
It is the sixth century, and a ferocious dragon is terrorizing the English countryside where the king sacrifices virgins in exchange for peace. The villagers summon wizard Ulrich (Ralph Richardson) to come to their aid. Along with his young apprentice Galen (Peter MacNicol) and beautiful Valerian (Caitlin Clarke), Ulrich sets out to slay the dragon. But, Ulrich's abilities fail him, and it rests on Galen to confront the dragon and enter into a vicious battle. The special effects are great.
|Eureka 1984 R, 130 min.|
Director: Nicolas Roeg
Cast: Gene Hackman, Theresa Russell, Rutger Hauer, Jane Lapotaire, Ed Lauter, Mickey Rourke, Joe Pesci, Corin Redgrave, Helena Kallianiotes, Cavan Kendall, Joe Spinell, Frank Pesce, Emrys James
Living 15 years in the Klondike proved prosperous for gold miner Jack McCann (Gene Hackman), and he was able to buy his own Caribbean island. However, his reclusive life on the island spells trouble when his daughter Tracy (Theresa Russell) brings on major problems via the Miami underworld.
|The Man in the Iron Mask 1976 TV, 105 min.|
Director: Mike Newell
Cast: Richard Chamberlain, Patrick McGoohan, Louis Jourdan, Jenny Agutter, Ian Holm, Ralph Richardson, Vivien Merchant, Brenda Bruce, Esmond Knight, Godfrey Quigley, Emrys James, Denis Lawson, Hugh Fraser, Ann Zelda, Stacy Davis
Alexandre Dumas' classic novel comes to TV in this good rendition of the twin brothers (both played by Richard Chamberlain)–one of whom is the King of France. The other, the rightful heir to the throne, is raised by the Three Musketeers, led by D'Artagnan (Louis Jourdan), and wears an iron mask to protect his identity.
|The Sign of Four 1987 TV, 102 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Drama / Adventure / Thriller
Director: Peter Hammond
Cast: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Robin Hunter, Alf Joint, John Thaw, Kiran Shah, Jenny Seagrove, Ronald Lacey, Rosalie Williams, Derek Deadman, Ishaq Bux, Terence Skelton, Marjorie Sudell, Emrys James, Gordon Gostelow
Miss Mary Morstan (Jenny Seagrove) has been receiving jewels each year, and now her unknown benefactor asks for a meeting with her. She goes to Sherlock Holmes (Jeremy Brett) for help and advice. The investigation uncovers the "Sign of Four," a lost treasure in the hands of four convicts on the Andaman Islands where Mary's father had disappeared 10 years ago.
|1. Dragonslayer (1981)|
2. Eureka (1984)
3. The Man in the Iron Mask (1976)
4. The Sign of Four (1987)
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