|The Hound of the Baskervilles 1988 TV, 105 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Drama / Horror
Director: Brian Mills
Cast: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Raymond Adamson, Alastair Duncan, Ronald Pickup, Rosemary McHale, Kristoffer Tabori, Edward Romfourt, James Faulkner, Fiona Gillies, Philip Dettmer, Stephen Tomlin, Bernard Horsfall, Don McKillop, William Ilkley
The Baskerville family may have a curse on it in the form of a hound, and Dr. Mortimer (Alastair Duncan) asks Sherlock Holmes (Jeremy Brett) to investigate the death of the late Sir Charles Baskerville in order to prevent the new heir, his nephew Sir Henry (Kristoffer Tabori), from suffering the same fate. Holmes sends his assistant Dr. John Watson (Edward Hardwicke) to Baskerville Hall to look into the issue while Holmes performs his own investigation and realizes that someone in the family is ensuring that the curse continues.
|The Master Blackmailer 1992 TV, 100 min.|
Director: Peter Hammond
Cast: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Robert Hardy, Norma West, Gwen Ffrangcon Davies, Colin Jeavons, Nickolas Grace, Serena Gordon, David Mallinson, Sarah McVicar, Brian Mitchell, Hans Meyer, Sophie Thompson, Stephen Simms, Rosalie Williams
Based on Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverto," this made-for-TV offering brings Jeremy Brett back as master sleuth Sherlock Holmes. Art dealer Milverto (Robert Hardy) is also a master blackmailer who has high society Londoners under his control. Sherlock Holmes goes undercover as a plumber to get the goods on Mr. Milverto. Faithful to Doyle's story with some additional, but unnecessary, material added.
|Moll Flanders 1996 PG-13, 123 min.|
Director: Pen Densham
Cast: Robin Wright Penn, Stockard Channing, John Lynch, Morgan Freeman, Brenda Fricker, Geraldine James, Aisling Corcoran, Jim Sheridan, Jeremy Brett, Britta Smith
This film adaptation of Daniel Defoe's 1722 novel features Robin Wright Penn in the title role of the prostitute who remains proud and pure despite her profession.
|My Fair Lady 1964 N/R, 170 min.|
Genre: Family / Musical / Comedy / Romance
Director: George Cukor
Cast: Rex Harrison, Audrey Hepburn, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Theodore Bikel, Gladys Cooper, Jeremy Brett, Isobel Elsom, Mona Washbourne, John Alderson, John Holland, James Wood, Grady Sutton, John McLiam, Queenie Leonard
Among other awards, this film captured the Oscar for Best Picture, Best Director (George Cukor), and Best Actor (Rex Harrison). It is the delightful story of "Pygmalion" set to music by Lerner and Lowe. Rex Harrison plays tutor Henry Higgins who claims that he can change the demeanor of Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle (Audrey Hepburn). In all, the film received eight Oscars and was nominated for four others, including Best Supporting Actor (Stanley Holloway) and Supporting Actress (Gladys Cooper).
|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. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1988)|
2. The Master Blackmailer (1992)
3. Moll Flanders (1996)
4. My Fair Lady (1964)
5. The Sign of Four (1987)
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