|Eye of the Needle 1981 R, 112 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller / Romance
Director: Richard Marquand
Cast: Donald Sutherland, Stephen MacKenna, Philip Martin Brown, Kate Nelligan, Christopher Cazenove, Faith Brook, Ian Bannen, Bill Fraser, Sam Kydd, John Bennett, George Belbin, Barbara Graley, George Lee, Arthur Lovegrove, Colin Rix
Based on Ken Follet's World War II spy novel, this spell-binding story of behind-the-scenes events leading to the Allied D-Day invasion of Normandy provides good suspense. "The Needle" (Donald Sutherland) is a German superspy who is trying to get information about the Allies' D-Day invasion to the fuhrer when his U-Boat is shipwrecked, and he washes ashore in England. He is taken in by Lucy (Kate Nelligan) whose husband David (Christopher Cazenove) is paralyzed. Romance blooms between "the Needle" and Lucy, which forces "the Needle" to choose between his love for Lucy and his love for his country.
|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.
|Some Girls Do 1969 G, 88 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Comedy
Director: Ralph Thomas
Cast: Richard Johnson, Daliah Lavi, Beba Loncar, James Villiers, Robert Morley, Maurice Denham, Sydne Rome, Florence Desmond, Ronnie Stevens, Virginia North, Adrienne Posta, Nicholas Phipps, George Belbin, Yutte Stensgaard, Vanessa Howard
This was the second attempt to revive the old Bulldog Drummond series about British agent Hugh Drummond (Richard Johnson). The story revolves around possible espionage involving Britain's new supersonic airliner and the plot of the evil Carl Peterson (James Villiers) who uses robots to sabotage the project.
|1. Eye of the Needle (1981)|
2. The Horror of Frankenstein (1970)
3. Some Girls Do (1969)
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