|The Charge of the Light Brigade 1968 PG, 130 min.|
Director: Tony Richardson
Cast: Trevor Howard, Vanessa Redgrave, John Gielgud, Harry Andrews, Jill Bennett, David Hemmings, Peter Bowles, Donald Wolfit, Ben Aris, Mickey Baker, Leo Britt, Mark Burns, John J. Carney, Helen Cherry, Ambrose Coghill
The British defeat by the Russians in the 1854 battle at Balaclava, Turkey, during the Crimean War is the subject of this anti-war film. Seeking glory, Lord Cardigan (Trevor Howard) leads his Light Brigade on a mission to gain a victory over Russian troops. But, when the battle begins, wrong decisions are made by incompetent officers that prove disastrous when they find themselves in the middle of Russian forces.
|Dial M for Murder 1954 N/R, 105 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Drama / Thriller
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Cast: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams, Anthony Dawson, Leo Britt, Patrick Allen, Robin Hughes, George Alderson, George Leigh, Guy Doleman, Forbes Murray, Martin Milner, Thayer Roberts, Bess Flowers
Tony Wendice (Ray Milland) wants his wife Margot's (Grace Kelly) money and plots to kill her. However, she kills her assailant "Captain Lesgate" (Anthony Dawson), and Tony reworks his plan to make his wife appear guilty of cold-blooded murder. In the end, he is too clever for his own good. Originally shown in 3-D.
|Goodbye, Mr. Chips 1969 G, 150 min.|
Genre: Musical / Drama / Romance
Director: Herbert Ross
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Petula Clark, Michael Redgrave, George Baker, Sian Phillips, Michael Bryant, Alison Leggatt, Jeremy Lloyd, Clive Morton, Jack Hedley, Leo Britt, Patricia Hayes, Elspeth March, Jack May, Jenny Runacre
Arthur Chipping "Mr. Chips" (Peter O'Toole) is a professor at Brookfield Academy for Boys in England. He falls in love with music-hall singer Katherine Bridges (Petula Clark) and marries her. As Mrs. Chips, Katherine overcomes her past and warms the hearts of students. Later, she dies, but Mr. Chips continues his teaching career and becomes an icon. Peter O'Toole received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor, and the film received a nomination for Best Musical Score.
|1. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)|
2. Dial M for Murder (1954)
3. Elephant Walk (1954)
4. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969)
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