|The Abominable Dr. Phibes 1971 PG, 93 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Comedy / Mystery
Director: Robert Fuest
Cast: Vincent Price, Joseph Cotten, Virginia North, Terry-Thomas, Hugh Griffith, Aubrey Woods, Susan Travers, Alex Scott, Peter Jeffrey, Peter Gilmore, Sean Bury, David Hutcheson, Edward Burnham, Maurice Kaufmann, John Cater
This horror story centers on Dr. Phibes (Vincent Price) who, with help from his assistant Vulnavia (Virginia North), seeks revenge against the nine doctors who failed to save his wife from death. Phibes' plan involves the Biblical deadly plagues, and doctors are murdered in bizarre killings. Inspector Trout (Peter Jeffrey) is investigating, but will he be able to solve the mysterious murders before chief surgeon Dr. Vesalius (Joseph Cotten) meets his demise?
|Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter 1974 R, 91 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Adventure / Horror / Thriller
Director: Brian Clemens
Cast: Horst Janson, John Carson, Shane Briant, Caroline Munro, John Cater, Lois Daine, Ian Hendry, Wanda Ventham, William Hobbs, Brian Tully, Lisa Collings, Robert James, Perry Soblosky, Paul Greenwood, John Hollis
Expert swordsman Kronos (Horst Janson) has lost his wife and child to vampires and is determined to put an end to them, so he takes his swords and goes on a crusade across Europe with his hunchbacked partner Grost (John Cater) to rid the world of those nasty beings. They arrive at the Durward estate where they meet the sickly Lady Durward (Wanda Ventham) and her children Paul and Sara (Shane Briant and Lois Daine), and the sword fights against the vampires begin.
|Little Lord Fauntleroy 1980 TV, 100 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama
Director: Jack Gold
Cast: Rick Schroder, Alec Guinness, Eric Porter, Colin Blakely, Connie Booth, Rachel Kempson, Carmel McSharry, Rolf Saxon, Antonia Pemberton, John Cater, Peter Copley, Patrick Stewart, Gerry Cowper, Ann Way, Patsy Rowlands
In this made-for-TV version of Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, Ricky Schroder plays young Ceddie Errol who lives with his widowed mother (Connie Booth) in lower-class Manhattan. Ceddie learns that he is heir to his grandfather the Earl of Dorincourt's (Alec Guinness) fortune when the Earl invites Ceddie and his mother to move to his estate in England. Upon arrival in England, his mother realizes that the Earl hates almost everyone, but Ceddie sees only the good in him, and the Earl begins to try living up to this new image. Problems do ensue, but, by story's end, Ceddie and the Earl have both learned many lessons about life.
|Loot 1970 PG, 101 min.|
Director: Silvio Narizzano
Cast: Richard Attenborough, Lee Remick, Hywel Bennett, Roy Holder, Milo O'Shea, Dick Emery, Joe Lynch, John Cater
From Joe Orton's successful play, this story follows the trials and tribulations of two buddies who have robbed a bank and now must hide the loot. One works in a funeral home, so you can imagine the hiding place. Some real funny scenes.
|Prisoner of Honor 1991 PG, 88 min.|
Director: Ken Russell
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Oliver Reed, Peter Firth, Jeremy Kemp, Brian Blessed, Kenneth Colley, Catherine Neilson, Peter Vaughan, Lindsay Anderson, Christopher Ashley, John Bennett, John Cater
This made-for-TV film provides an account of the French "Dreyfus Affair" in the last decade of the 19th century. Captain Alfred Dreyfus (Kenneth Colley) was court-martialed and sent to Devil's Island for espionage. Colonel Picquart (Richard Dreyfuss) was assigned the task of justifying the sentence; but, instead, he uncovered the fact that the Jewish Dreyfus was a scapegoat for a General Staff member. Picquart's efforts ruined his career but resulted in the release of Dreyfus.
|1. The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)|
2. Captain Kronos: Vampire Hunter (1974)
3. Little Lord Fauntleroy (1980)
4. Loot (1970)
5. Prisoner of Honor (1991)
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