|Devils of Darkness 1965 N/R, 88 min.|
Director: Lance Comfort
Cast: William Sylvester, Hubert Noel, Tracy Reed, Carol Gray, Diana Decker, Rona Anderson, Peter Illing, Gerard Heinz, Brian Oulton, Walter Brown, Eddie Byrne, Victor Brooks, Marie Burke, Avril Angers, Geoffrey Kenion
English gentleman Paul Baxter (William Sylvester) heads to Brittany for a little rest and relaxation. But that doesn't happen because he comes across a satanic cult, led by dapper Frenchman Arman (Hubert Noel), a vampire. The cult requires human sacrifices, and after two tourists are killed and another woman, Karin (Tracy Reed), is kidnapped by the cult, Baxter takes matters into his own hands. He exposes the monster Arman and frees Karin. Then, Arman wanders through a cemetery and trips on a cross that kills him.
|The Green Man 1957 N/R, 80 min.|
Director: Robert Day, Basil Dearden
Cast: Alastair Sim, George Cole, Terry-Thomas, Jill Adams, Avril Angers, Raymond Huntley, Colin Gordon, Eileen Moore, Dora Bryan, John Chandos, Cyril Chamberlain, Richard Wattis, Vivien Wood, Marie Burke
In his spare time, watchmaker Hawkins (Alastair Sim) is a professional assassin. He is hired to kill Sir Gregory Upshoot (Raymond Huntley) and tracks him to the run-down seaside Green Man hotel, but vacuum cleaner salesman William Blake (George Cole) catches on to Hawkins' plot and is determined to save Sir Gregory.
|The Lavender Hill Mob 1951 N/R, 80 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Charles Crichton
Cast: Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sid James, Alfie Bass, Marjorie Fielding, John Gregson, Edie Martin, Clive Morton, Audrey Hepburn, John Salew, Ronald Adam, Arthur Hambling, Gibb McLaughloin, Sydney Tafler, Marie Burke
A very unlikely duo forms a partnership to rob a gold bullion shipment. Henry Holland (Alec Guinness) is the quiet bank clerk who teams up with Pendlebury (Stanley Holloway) in this very funny story about amateurs doing well in the criminal world. Guinness was nominated for an Oscar, and an Oscar was won for Best Writing
|The Man Who Could Cheat Death 1959 N/R, 83 min.|
Genre: Drama / Horror / Thriller / Sci-Fi
Director: Terence Fisher
Cast: Anton Diffring, Hazel Court, Christopher Lee, Arnold Marle, Delphi Lawrence, Francis De Wolff, Michael Ripper, Ronald Adam, Gerda Larsen, Middleton Woods, Denis Shaw, Ian Hewitson, Frederick Rawlings, Charles Lloyd Pack, Marie Burke
In this remake of "The Man in Half Moon Street" (1944), Dr. Georges Bonnet (Anton Diffring) uses transplant surgeries involving the removal of a gland from living victims who die during the surgery. The surgeries have stopped Georges' aging, and, although he is 104-years old, he appears to others as a 35-year-old man. Now, his obsession with Janine (Hazel Court) who has fallen for his aide Dr. Pierre Gerrard (Christopher Lee) will lead to Georges' ultimate undoing.
|Sunday Bloody Sunday 1971 R, 110 min.|
Director: John Schlesinger
Cast: Peter Finch, Glenda Jackson, Murray Head, Peggy Ashcroft, Tony Britton, Maurice Denham, Bessie Love, Vivian Pickles, Harold Goldblatt, Richard Pearson, Frank Windsor, Thomas Baptiste, June Brown, Hannah Norbert, Marie Burke
In this story of a bisexual love triangle, set in London during the early 1970s, Bob Elkin (Murray Head) is the lover of both Dr. Daniel Hirsh (Peter Finch) and Alex Greville (Glenda Jackson)–who happen to share the same answering machine service. Bob and Alex agree to babysit for the five children of Alva and Bill Hodson (Vivian Pickles and Frank Windsor), but on Saturday morning Bob excuses himself and leaves. Alex knows that he is headed off to see Daniel and does not handle the problem well–all of which Bob will learn when he returns on Sunday. This is a groundbreaking film on the subject of homosexuality. Great performances make this adult drama an event well-worth viewing. Oscar nominations were received for Best Actor (Finch), Best Actress (Jackson), and Best Director.
|Vendetta for the Saint 1969 TV, 95 min.|
Director: Jim O'Connolly
Cast: Roger Moore, Ian Hendry, Rosemary Dexter, Aimi MacDonald, George Pastell, Marie Burke, Finlay Currie, Fulton Mackay, Alex Scott, Peter Madden, Anthony Newlands, Guy Deghy
Roger Moore recreates his TV-series role of suave adventurer Simon Templar in this made-for-TV film. Simon witnesses an altercation between two men in a Sicilian bar and decides to investigate after he reads in the next day's paper that one of the two had been murdered. He soon finds out the Mafia is involved, and he is slated for extinction.
|1. Devils of Darkness (1965)|
2. The Green Man (1957)
3. The Lavender Hill Mob (1951)
4. The Man Who Could Cheat Death (1959)
5. Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)
6. Vendetta for the Saint (1969)
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