|Edge of Sanity 1989 R, 85 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Gerard Kikoine
Cast: Anthony Perkins, Glynis Barber, Sarah Maur Thorp, David Lodge, Ben Cole, Ray Jewers, Jill Melford, Lisa Davis, Noel Coleman, Briony McRoberts, Mark Elliot, Harry Landis, Jill Pearson, Basis Hoskins, Ruth Burnett
In another adaptation Stevenson's "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," Anthony Perkins plays the Doctor who, in this version, turns into a Jack the Ripper-like Mr. Hyde after his monkey knocks over a bottle of ether into some cocaine being used to create a new anesthetic. The resulting fumes do their thing, and Jack is on his way to rid the world of prostitutes.
|Kim 1984 TV, 150 min.|
Genre: Family / Adventure / Drama
Director: John Davies
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Bryan Brown, John Rhys-Davies, Ravi Sheth, Julian Glover, Lee Montague, Alfred Burke, Mick Ford, Bill Leadbitter, Roger Booth, Peter Childs, Noel Coleman, Sneh Gupta, Nadira, Lavlin
This made-for-TV version of Rudyard Kipling's story provides good viewing as orphaned Kim (Ravi Sheth) is recruited by the British and trained by the British Secret Service's Mahbub Ali (Bryan Brown) for espionage work in India. With mentors Mahbub Ali and a Buddhist monk (Peter O'Toole), Kim cooperates in helping spy on Russian infiltrators in the Himalaya Mountains.
|1. Edge of Sanity (1989)|
2. Kim (1984)
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