|Abandon Ship! 1957 N/R, 100 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
aka: Seven Waves Away
Director: Richard Sale
Cast: Tyrone Power, Mai Zetterling, Lloyd Nolan, Stephen Boyd, Moira Lister, James Hayter, Marie Lohr, Moultrie Kelsall, Noel Willman, Victor Maddern, Finlay Currie, John Stratton, Robert Harris, Gordon Jackson, Eddie Byrne
Following the sinking of his luxury liner, the captain, Alec Holmes (Tyrone Power), is in charge of a life boat carrying survivors. There are more than 20 survivors, and there is not enough food and water for all to survive, so Holmes is faced with making decisions about who should be given the chance for survival. When they are finally saved, his passengers express their contempt for Holmes' actions during their the time spent on the life boat.
|The Barretts of Wimpole Street 1957 N/R, 105 min.|
Director: Sidney Franklin
Cast: Jennifer Jones, John Gielgud, Bill Travers, Virginia McKenna, Susan Stephen, Vernon Gray, Jean Anderson, Maxine Audley, Leslie Phillips, Laurence Naismith, Moultrie Kelsall, Michael Brill, Kenneth Fortescue, Nicholas Hawtrey, Richard Thorp
This remake of "The Barretts of Wimpole Street" (1934), which Sydney Franklin also directed, again reveals the love story of poets Elizabeth (Jennifer Jones) and Robert Browning (Bill Travers) who fall in love and marry despite objections by Elizabeth's father (John Gielgud).
|The Battle of the Sexes 1959 N/R, 84 min.|
Director: Charles Crichton
Cast: Peter Sellers, Robert Morley, Constance Cummings, Jameson Clark, Ernest Thesiger, Donald Pleasence, Moultrie Kelsall, Sam Wanamaker, Alex Mackenzie, Patricia Hayes, Roddy McMillan, Michael Goodliffe, James Gibson, Noel Howlett, Abe Barker
British textile plant accountant Mr. Martin (Peter Sellers) contemplates murder when efficiency expert Angela Barrows Constance Cummings) infringes on his space.
|Captain Horatio Hornblower 1951 N/R, 116 min.|
Director: Raoul Walsh
Cast: Gregory Peck, Virginia Mayo, Robert Beatty, Terence Morgan, James Robertson Justice, Denis O'Dea, Christopher Lee, Stanley Baker, James Kenney, Moultrie Kelsall
A rather stern Captain Hornblower (Gregory Peck) is ordered to deliver weapons to enemies of Spain. Along with the weapons, Lady Wellesley (Virginia Mayo) is the passenger who warms up the captain.
|The Dark Avenger 1955 N/R, 85 min.|
aka: The Warriors
Director: Henry Levin
Cast: Errol Flynn, Joanne Dru, Peter Finch, Yvonne Furneaux, Patrick Holt, Michael Hordern, Christopher Lee, Sam Kydd, Robert Urquhart, Moultrie Kelsall
Prince Edward (Errol Flynn) rescues Lady Joan Holland (Joanne Dru) and her children from the clutches of the diabolical Count De Ville (Peter Finch).
|Greyfriars Bobby 1961 N/R, 91 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama
Director: Don Chaffey
Cast: Donald Crisp, Laurence Naismith, Alex Mackenzie, Kay Walsh, Vincent Winter, Gordon Jackson, Duncan Macrae, Andrew Cruickshank, Moultrie Kelsall, Freda Jackson, Joyce Carey, Jameson Clark, Rosalie Crutchley, Bruce Seton, Jack Lambert
This Disney film–set in Edinburgh, Scotland, during 1865–relates the story of a skye terrier named "Bobby" that returns to its deceased master's grave every night. The problem is that Greyfriars Cemetery does not allow dogs on the property. The caretaker, John Brown (Donald Crisp), becomes attached to Bobby, which puts him at odds with Constable MacLean (Duncan Macrae) who wants Bobby arrested if John will not pay Bobby's license fee. Now, the children of Edinburgh raise the money, and Bobby becomes the neighborhood pet. Based on a true story.
|The Inn of the Sixth Happiness 1958 N/R, 160 min.|
Director: Mark Robson
Cast: Ingrid Bergman, Curd Jurgens, Robert Donat, Ronald Squire, Noel Hood, Joan Young, Moultrie Kelsall, Richard Wattis, Burt Kwouk, Edith Sharpe
Gladys Aylward (Ingrid Bergman) is a missionary in war-torn China. As events unfold, she leads a large group of orphans across country to safety. A good film, which is based on a true story.
|Last Holiday 1950 N/R, 89 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Henry Cass
Cast: Alec Guinness, Beatrice Campbell, Kay Walsh, Gregoire Aslan, Bernard Lee, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Ernest Thesiger, Helen Cherry, Brian Worth, Sid James, Jean Colin, Muriel George, Esma Cannon, Campbell Cotts, Moultrie Kelsall
Salesman George Bird (Alec Guinness) has been diagnosed with a terminal illness and has been told that he has less than one month to live. George decides on one last fling–pretending to be a wealthy man and spending all of his money. He buys new clothes and rents a room at an exclusive inn. He meets new business prospects at the inn and, because he now does not mind taking risks, doors are opening in his world as a salesman. Then, George learns that his diagnosis is wrong, and that he is no longer in danger of dying in less than a month. How will George handle the news?
|Light in the Piazza 1962 N/R, 102 min.|
Director: Guy Green
Cast: Olivia de Havilland, Rossano Brazzi, Yvette Mimieux, George Hamilton, Barry Sullivan, Isabel Dean, Moultrie Kelsall, Robert Rietty
Margaret Johnson (Olivia de Havilland) tries to arrange a marriage for her daughter, Clara (Yvette Mimieux) who, following an accident, has the mentality of a young girl. As events proceed, Margaret has second thoughts about the approaching marriage. Well-made soap.
|The Maggie 1954 N/R, 92 min.|
aka: High and Dry
Director: Alexander Mackendrick
Cast: Paul Douglas, Alex Mackenzie, James Copeland, Abe Barker, Tommy Kearins, Hubert Gregg, Geoffrey Keen, Dorothy Alison, Andrew Keir, Mark Dignam, Jameson Clark, Moultrie Kelsall
After American financier Calvin B. Marshall (Paul Douglas) arranged to ship needed cargo to a remote Scottish island, he figures out that he was conned and now is left to deal with the captain of a very leaky boat, "the Maggie."
|The Man Who Never Was 1956 N/R, 103 min.|
Director: Ronald Neame
Cast: Clifton Webb, Gloria Grahame, Robert Flemyng, Josephine Griffin, Stephen Boyd, Andre Morell, Laurence Naismith, Geoffrey Keen, Moultrie Kelsall, Cyril Cusack, Michael Hordern, Allan Cuthbertson
Based on Ewen Montague's book, this is the story of how the Allies diverted attention from the planned assault on Sicily through deceptive letters that discussed a fake invasion of Greece.
|One More Time 1970 PG, 93 min.|
Director: Jerry Lewis
Cast: Peter Lawford, Sammy Davis Jr., Percy Herbert, Maggie Wright, John Wood, Allan Cuthbertson, Dudley Sutton, Anthony Nicholls, Moultrie Kelsall, Bill Maynard, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Ester Anderson, Glyn Owen, Leslie Sands
In this sequel to "Salt and Pepper," financially struggling Chris Pepper and Charlie Salt (Peter Lawford and Sammy Davis Jr.) are now running a nightclub when Chris' twin brother is murdered. Chris exchanges clothing with his deceased brother and pretends to be his brother. Later, they learn that the brother was a diamond smuggler, and his accomplices who murdered him believe that he is still alive–and the chase is on through the English countryside.
|Your Past is Showing 1957 N/R, 92 min.|
aka: The Naked Truth
Director: Mario Zampi
Cast: Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Peggy Mount, Shirley Eaton, Dennis Price, Miles Malleson, Joan Sims, Kenneth Griffith, Moultrie Kelsall, Wally Patch, Georgina Cookson, Bill Edwards, David Lodge, John Stuart, Henry Hewitt
Nigel Dennis (Dennis Price) edits a tabloid newspaper through which he blackmails British celebrities to prevent him from printing stories about them. With their backs to the wall, several of the celebrities (Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Peggy Mount, and Shirley Eaton) plot to kill Nigel. The celebrities attempt poisoning, bombing, and even a drowning–all of which are met with amusing complications.
|1. Abandon Ship! (1957)|
aka: Seven Waves Away
2. The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1957)
3. The Battle of the Sexes (1959)
4. Captain Horatio Hornblower (1951)
5. The Dark Avenger (1955)
aka: The Warriors
6. Greyfriars Bobby (1961)
7. The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)
8. Last Holiday (1950)
9. Light in the Piazza (1962)
10. The Maggie (1954)
aka: High and Dry
11. The Man Who Never Was (1956)
12. One More Time (1970)
13. Your Past is Showing (1957)
aka: The Naked Truth
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