|The Astonished Heart 1950 N/R, 92 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Terence Fisher, Antony Damborough
Cast: Noel Coward, Celia Johnson, Margaret Leighton, Graham Payn, Joyce Carey, Amy Veness, Ralph Michael, Michael Hordern, Everley Gregg, Pataricia Glyn, Alan Webb, John Salew, Gerald Anderson, John Warren, Jacqueline Byrne
This film adaptation of the Noel Coward play is a story of an extramarital affair between a psychiatrist, Christian Faber (Noel Coward), and his wife Barbara's (Celia Johnson) old school friend Leonora (Margaret Leighton). Barbara and Leonora had lost contact with each other, but they meet again, and Barbara invites Leonora to visit her home. When Barbara leaves to care for her mother, Chris and Leonora begin a relationship that turns into a love affair that appears to be doomed from the start.
|Bride of the Monster 1955 N/R, 69 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Horror
Director: Edward D. Wood Jr.
Cast: Bela Lugosi, Tony McCoy, Harvey B. Dunne, Don Nagel, Tor Johnson, Loretta King, George Becwar, Bud Osborne, Harvey B. Dunn, Paul Marco, John Warren, Ann Wilner, Dolores Fuller, William "Billy" Benedict, Ben Frommer
This is the Edward D. Wood Jr. film that features the now famous "fight" between a dissipated Bela Lugosi and a prop-room octopus–minus its electrical hook-up. Do NOT miss this one! If you feel particularly daring, follow up with the sequel, "Night of the Ghouls."
|Further Up the Creek 1958 N/R, 91 min.|
Director: Val Guest
Cast: David Tomlinson, Frankie Howerd, Shirley Eaton, Thora Hird, Lionel Jeffries, Lionel Murton, Sam Kydd, David Lodge, Ian Whittaker, Esma Cannon, John Warren, Eric Pohlmann, Tom Gill, Max Day, Jack Le White
In this sequel, Lt. Fairweather (David Tomlinson) still commands the HMS Aristotle, which has now been sold to a foreign country, Algerrocco, in the Mediterranean. The crew will be delivering the frigate to Algerrocco, and Bosun Dibble (Frankie Howerd) sees this as a chance to make money by selling tickets to passengers for a Mediterranean cruise. This is a move that is definitely in violation of regulations, Fairweather has no idea of what Dibble has planned for his ship–and the fun begins.
|Major League: Back to the Minors 1998 PG-13, 95 min.|
Director: John Warren
Cast: Scott Bakula, Corbin Bernsen, Walton Goggins, Eric Bruskotter, Peter Mackenzie, Thom Barry, Judson Mills, Dennis Haysbert, Jensen Daggett, Ted McGinley, Kenny Johnson, Takaaki Ishibashi, Lobo Sebastian, Thom Barry, Tim & Tom DiFilippo
Gus Cantrell (Scott Bakula) is an aging baseball pitcher given the opportunity to coach a Minnesota Twins minor league team. He takes on the task and coaches so well that his team is able to competently compete with the major league Twins.
|Up the Creek 1958 N/R, 83 min.|
Director: Val Guest
Cast: David Tomlinson, Peter Sellers, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Vera Day, Michael Goodliffe, Lionel Jeffries, Frank Pettingell, Reginald Beckwith, Sam Kydd, Lionel Murton, Tom Gill, John Warren, Donald Bisset, Peter Coke, Basil Dignam
Humor in United States Navy protocol is the subject of this slapstick film.
|1. The Astonished Heart (1950)|
2. Bride of the Monster (1955)
3. Further Up the Creek (1958)
4. Major League: Back to the Minors (1998)
5. Up the Creek (1958)
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