|Arabesque 1966 N/R, 107 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Thriller / Romance
Director: Stanley Donen
Cast: Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren, Alan Badel, Kieron Moore, George Coulouris, Duncan Lamont, Ernest Clark, Carl Duering, John Merivale, Harold Kasket, Gordon Griffin, Malya Nappi, Robert Rowland, Larry Taylor, Windsor Davies
An American, David Pollock (Gregory Peck), is a professor of languages at Oxford University who translates a message in hieroglyphics. When Middle Eastern leaders, spies, and oil sheiks try to obtain the contents of the secret message, Pollack partners with Yasmin Azir (Sophia Loren), but her motives are questionable as Pollack is propelled into the world of international espionage.
|Kaleidoscope 1966 N/R, 102 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
aka: The Bank Breaker
Director: Jack Smight
Cast: Warren Beatty, Susannah York, Clive Revill, Eric Porter, Murray Melvin, George Sewell, Stanley Meadows, John Junkin, Larry Taylor, Jane Birkin, Yootha Joyce, George Murcell, Anthony Newlands, Michael Balfour, Peter Blythe
Gambler Barney Lincoln (Warren Beatty) breaks into the playing card manufacturing company and alters the printing plates to mark the cards so that he can win at the casinos. His plans go awry because his new lover, Angel (Susannah York), just happens to be the daughter of Scotland Yard Inspector "Manny" McGinnis (Clive Revill). When Angel learns that Barney is using marked cards, she tells her father. "Manny" then makes a deal with Barney to play in a high-stakes poker game with international drug dealer Harry Dominion (Eric Porter), as the means of taking all of his money so that "Manny" can catch Dominion.
|Kill Me Tomorrow 1957 N/R, 80 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery
Director: Terence Fisher, Francis Searle
Cast: Pat O'Brien, Lois Maxwell, George Coulouris, Robert Brown, Tommy Steele, Ronald Adam, Richard Pasco, Wensley Pithey, Freddie Mills, April Olrich, Peter Swanwick, Al Mulock, Vic Wise, Claude Kingston, Larry Taylor
During tough times, Bart Crosbie (Pat O'Brien) investigates the murder of his former boss. He is approached by the murderer, Heinz Webber (George Coulouris), who is also a diamond smuggler, and offers him money to take the blame for the murder. Bart needs money to pay for his son Jimmy's (Claude Kingston) eye surgery, so he accepts the offer. When he confesses to Scotland Yard, they do not believe Bart. Heinz thinks that Bart has not kept his word and seeks revenge. Now, Bart's former boss' niece, Jill Brook (Lois Maxwell), steps in and puts an end to Heinz's criminal activities.
|Sea Devils 1953 N/R, 91 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Action
Director: Raoul Walsh
Cast: Yvonne De Carlo, Rock Hudson, Maxwell Reed, Denis O'Dea, Michael Goodliffe, Bryan Forbes, Jacques B. Brunius, Ivor Barnard, Arthur Wontner, Gerard Oury, Larry Taylor, Keith Pyott, Reed De rouen, Rene Poirier, Michael Mulcaster
Set during the Napoleonic Wars, this story revolves around the efforts of British agent Drouette (Yvonne De Carlo) who is trying to get close enough to spy on Napoleon (Gerard Oury). She runs into smuggler Gilliatt (Rock Hudson), and the two of them try to outsmart each other. But, by story's end, Gilliatt rescues Drouette and, in the process, saves England from an invasion by the French.
|Skeleton Coast 1987 R, 98 min.|
aka: Coast of Skeletons
Director: John "Bud" Cardos
Cast: Ernest Borgnine, Robert Vaughn, Oliver Reed, Herbert Lom, Daniel Greene, Simon Sabela, Leon Isaac Kennedy, Nancy Mulford, Peter Kwong, Robin Townsend, Arnold Vosloo, Larry Taylor, Tullio Moneta, Jonathan Rands, Rudi De Jager
Retired Marine Col. Smith (Ernest Borgnine) puts together a team (including Peter Kwong, Leon Isaac Kennedy, Daniel Greene, and Nancy Mulford) to invade an Angolan stronghold to free his CIA agent son. During the execution of their plan, they run across several shady characters who include German military advisor Col. Schneider (Robert Vaughn), wheeler-dealer Elia (Herbert Lom), and security chief Capt. Simpson (Oliver Reed).
|Slavers 1978 R, 102 min.|
Genre: Drama / Adventure
Director: Jurgen Goslar
Cast: Trevor Howard, Ron Ely, Britt Ekland, Jurgen Goslar, Ray Milland, Ken Gampu, Cameron Mitchell, Larry Taylor, Erik Schumann, Arthur Brauss, Vera Jesse, Helen Morgan, Brian O'Shaughnessy, Rinaldo Talamonti, Eckhard Block
Hassan (Ray Milland) is an Arab dealing in the African slave trade during the 19th century and using methods of treatment that are cruel and even barbaric.
|Swiss Family Robinson 1960 N/R, 126 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure
Director: Ken Annakin
Cast: John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro, Sessue Hayakawa, Tommy Kirk, Kevin Corcoran, Cecil Parker, Milton Reid, Larry Taylor, Andy Ho
This is the Disney version of the story based on Johann Wyss' tale of a family, shipwrecked on a South Seas island, that learns how to survive away from civilization. A robust, fun adventure.
|1. Arabesque (1966)|
2. Gor (1988)
3. Kaleidoscope (1966)
aka: The Bank Breaker
4. Kill Me Tomorrow (1957)
5. Sea Devils (1953)
6. Skeleton Coast (1987)
aka: Coast of Skeletons
7. Slavers (1978)
8. Swiss Family Robinson (1960)
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