|Arch of Triumph 1985 TV, 95 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Waris Hussein
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Lesley-Anne Down, Donald Pleasence, Frank Finlay, Martin Benson, Richard Pasco, Stephanie Voss, Joyce Blair, Alexander Davion, Katherine Levy, Peter Birrel, June Barrie, Teddy Kempner, Philip Shelley, Tim Hooper
After escaping from a concentration camp in Nazi Germany, Dr. Ravic (Anthony Hopkins) arrives in Paris and sets out to seek revenge against his former prison guard Haake (Donald Pleasence). Meanwhile, Ravic uses an assumed name and still practices medicine. One night, he prevents Joan Madou (Lesley-Anne Down) from committing suicide, and the two begin a passionate, but ill-fated, love affair in which both hide secrets from the other.
|Kill Me Tomorrow 1957 N/R, 80 min.|
Genre: Drama / Mystery
Director: Terence Fisher, Francis Searle
Cast: Pat O'Brien, Lois Maxwell, George Coulouris, Robert Brown, Tommy Steele, Ronald Adam, Richard Pasco, Wensley Pithey, Freddie Mills, April Olrich, Peter Swanwick, Al Mulock, Vic Wise, Claude Kingston, Larry Taylor
During tough times, Bart Crosbie (Pat O'Brien) investigates the murder of his former boss. He is approached by the murderer, Heinz Webber (George Coulouris), who is also a diamond smuggler, and offers him money to take the blame for the murder. Bart needs money to pay for his son Jimmy's (Claude Kingston) eye surgery, so he accepts the offer. When he confesses to Scotland Yard, they do not believe Bart. Heinz thinks that Bart has not kept his word and seeks revenge. Now, Bart's former boss' niece, Jill Brook (Lois Maxwell), steps in and puts an end to Heinz's criminal activities.
|Mrs. Brown 1997 PG, 103 min.|
Director: John Madden
Cast: Judi Dench, Billy Connolly, Geoffrey Palmer, Antony Sher, Gerard Butler, Richard Pasco, David Westhead, Bridget McConnell, Georgie Glen, Catherine O'Donnell
This is a rendition of Queen Victoria's poignant love story, which followed the death of her beloved Albert. She finds solace with a Scottish commoner. Judi Dench and Billy Connolly perform magnificently as the lovers. Dench received an Academy Award nomination.
|Rasputin, the Mad Monk 1966 N/R, 92 min.|
Director: Don Sharp
Cast: Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley, Richard Pasco, Francis Matthews, Suzan Farmer, Dinsdale Landen, Renee Asherson, Derek Francis, Joss Ackland, Robert Duncan, Alan Tilvern, John Welsh, John Bailey, Bartlett Mullins, Fiona Hartford
This somewhat historical account begins with the mesmerizing monk, Rasputin (Christopher Lee), being expelled from the monastery. The story continues through his entry into the Russian court where he gains the confidence of the Tsarina (Renee Asherson) through whom he pursues evil plans to undermine the country's power structure.
|Room at the Top 1959 N/R, 115 min.|
Director: Jack Clayton
Cast: Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret, Heather Sears, Donald Houston, Donald Wolfit, Raymond Huntley, Hermione Baddeley, John Westbrook, Allan Cuthbertson, Ambrosine Phillpotts, Ian Hendry, Richard Pasco, Beatrice Varley, Delena Kidd, April Olrich
Factory clerk Joe Lampton (Laurence Harvey) dumps his fiancee Alice (Simone Signoret) to marry his boss Mr. Brown's (Donald Wolfit) daughter, Susan (Heather Sears). Too late, he realizes his love for Alice was more important than social position. Signoret won the Best Actress Oscar for her role of Alice. In addition to another Oscar for Writing, the film had four nominations: Best Picture, Actor (Harvey), Supporting Actress (Hermoine Baddeley), and Director. Sequels: "Life at the Top" and "Man at the Top."
|Sword of Sherwood Forest 1960 N/R, 80 min.|
Director: Terence Fisher
Cast: Richard Greene, Peter Cushing, Niall MacGinnis, Richard Pasco, Nigel Green, Sarah Branch, Jack Gwillim, Desmond Llewelyn, Oliver Reed, Vanda Godsell, Edwin Richfield, Patrick Crean, Dennis Lotis, Darren Nesbitt, James Neylin
This sequel to the Robin Hood stories features Richard Greene as Robin Hood who works undercover to investigate the plot of the Sheriff of Nottingham (Peter Cushing) to kill the Archbishop of Canterbury (Jack Gwillim) who has spoken out against the Sheriff. Robin and his "merry men" then rescue the Archbishop–despite problems when fair maid Marian (Sarah Branch) mistakes Robin for a murderer and leads him into a trap. Robin and his "merry men" also save Marian from the clutches of the evil Earl of Newark (Richard Pasco).
|The Watcher in the Woods 1980 PG, 100 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: John Hough
Cast: Bette Davis, Carroll Baker, David McCallum, Lynn-Holly Johnson, Kyle Richards, Ian Bannen, Eleanor Summerfield, Richard Pasco, Benedict Taylor, Georgina Hale
While an American family is living in an English country manor, they learn that their daughter resembles the long-dead daughter of their bizarre neighbor.
|1. Arch of Triumph (1985)|
2. The Gorgon (1964)
3. Kill Me Tomorrow (1957)
4. Mrs. Brown (1997)
5. Rasputin, the Mad Monk (1966)
6. Room at the Top (1959)
7. Sword of Sherwood Forest (1960)
8. The Watcher in the Woods (1980)
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