|The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders 1965 N/R, 126 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Terence Young
Cast: Kim Novak, Richard Johnson, Angela Lansbury, Vittorio De Sica, Leo McKern, George Sanders, Lilli Palmer, Cecil Parker, Claire Ufland, Liam Redmond, Mary Merrall, Peter Butterworth, Noel Howlett, Dandy Nichols, Barbara Douper
An 18th-century British woman, Moll Flanders (Kim Novak), looks for love in all the wrong places, which leads to more than one sexual exploit. Although she starts out poverty stricken, Moll rises to a high social status through affairs and marriages to wealthy men. By story's end, Moll does find true love with Jemmy (Richard Johnson) and sails to America.
|Robin and Marian 1976 PG, 112 min.|
Genre: Drama / Adventure / Romance
Director: Richard Lester
Cast: Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn, Richard Harris, Nicol Williamson, Robert Shaw, Ian Holm, Denholm Elliott, Kenneth Haigh, Esmond Knight, Ronnie Barker, Bill Maynard, Veronica Quilligan, Peter Butterworth, John Barrett, Kenneth Cranham
Robin Hood (Sean Connery) and Little John (Nicol Williamson) return home to England after many years in exile. Robin resumes his relationship with Marian (Audrey Hepburn) who is now a nun. Meanwhile, the Merry Men convince Robin to continue his fight with the Sheriff of Nottingham (Robert Shaw)–much to the dismay of Marian. Lots of "updating" of the classic story.
|Tom Thumb 1958 N/R, 98 min.|
Genre: Family / Musical / Fantasy
Director: George Pal
Cast: Russ Tamblyn, Alan Young, Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Jessie Matthews, June Thorburn, Bernard Miles, Peter Butterworth, Peter Bull, Stan Freberg, Ian Wallace, Dal McKennon, Barbara Ferris
This classic story by the Brothers Grimm is about a five-inch-tall boy, Tom Thumb (Russ Tamblyn), who the magical Forest Queen (June Thorburn) gives to childless couple Jonathan and Anne (Bernard Miles and Jessie Matthews) as a gift for woodcutter Jonathan saving a tree. When villains Ivan and Anthony (Terry Thomas and Peter Sellers) plot to rob the village, Tom becomes the hero as he outwits those who are much larger than himself. Tom also helps with a romance between the Forest Queen and forester Woody (Alan Young). Good acrobatic dances by Tamblyn. The film won the Academy Award for Best Special Effects.
|1. The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders (1965)|
2. Robin and Marian (1976)
3. Tom Thumb (1958)
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