|Ben-Hur 1959 N/R, 211 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Romance
Director: William Wyler
Cast: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Sam Jaffe, Haya Harareet, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O'Donnell, Finlay Currie, Frank Thring, Terence Longdon, George Relph, Andre Morell, Ferdy Mayne, Tutte Lemkow
Remember the famous Chariot Race where one of the extras forgot to take off his watch? That seems to be the only flaw in this epic film that won 11 Oscars, including Best Picture. Charlton Heston also won for Best Actor as the Jewish Prince Judah Ben-Hur whose life story is told in tandem with the life of Jesus. Other Oscars included Best Director and Supporting Actor (Hugh Griffith).
|The Ghoul 1933 N/R, 73 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: T. Hayes Hunter
Cast: Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke, Ernest Thesiger, Dorothy Hyson, Ralph Richardson, Anthony Bushell, Kathleen Harrison, Harold Huth, D.A. Clarke-Smith, George Relph, Jack Raine
An eccentric Egyptologist, Professor Morlant (Boris Karloff), was buried with a jewel that guaranteed immortality. After his grave is robbed, Morlant's corpse rises from the crypt during the next full moon. He sets out after the robbers, and murders ensue before Morlant retrieves the jewel and then returns to his crypt with it.
|The Titfield Thunderbolt 1953 N/R, 84 min.|
Director: Charles Crichton
Cast: Stanley Holloway, George Relph, Naunton Wayne, John Gregson, Godfrey Tearle, Hugh Griffith, Gabrielle Brune, Sid James, Reginald Beckwith, Edie Martin, Jack MacGowran, Ewan Roberts
After the British Rail abandons its passenger train service, villagers take over the train and compete against the local bus company.
|1. Ben-Hur (1959)|
2. The Ghoul (1933)
3. The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953)
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