|Bear Island 1979 PG, 118 min.|
Director: Don Sharp
Cast: Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee, Lloyd Bridges, Barbara Parkins, Lawrence Dane, Patricia Collins, Michael J. Reynolds, Nicholas Cortland, August Schellenberg, Candace O'Connor, Joseph Golland, Bruce Greenwood, Richard Wren
This film adaptation of Alistair MacLean's excellent novel tells the story of the search for gold on a barren Arctic Island and ensuing murders from cold-blooded greed. Frank Lansing (Donald Sutherland) and Heddi Lindquist (Vanessa Redgrave) set out to investigate.
|The Eagle Has Landed 1976 PG, 123 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Drama
Director: John Sturges
Cast: Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland, Robert Duvall, Jenny Agutter, Donald Pleasence, Anthony Quayle, Jean Marsh, John Standing, Judy Geeson, Treat Williams, Sven-Bertil Taube, Larry Hagman, Michael Byrne, Alexei Jawdokimov, Richard Wren
During World War II, in November 1943, Winston Churchill goes on vacation at an English country estate, and Hitler makes plans to kidnap and murder him. Under orders from Hitler, Heinrich Himmler (Donald Pleasence) assigns the job of masterminding the kidnapping to Col. Max Radl (Robert Duvall). With aid from Col. Kurt Steiner (Michael Caine) and IRA lifer Liam Devlin (Donald Sutherland) plans are made to parachute into the English village of Sudley camouflaged as Polish soldiers. Plans go forward, they arrive at the appointed place and time, but then the well-laid plans begin to unravel.
|Escape to Athena 1979 PG, 101 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure
Director: George P. Cosmatos
Cast: Roger Moore, Telly Savalas, David Niven, Claudia Cardinale, Richard Roundtree, Stefanie Powers, Sonny Bono, Elliott Gould, William Holden, Anthony Valentine, Siegfried Rouch, Michael Sheard, Richard Wren, Philip Locke, Steve Ubels
Allied POWs get help from a Nazi (Roger Moore) and a Greek resistance leader (Telly Savalas) in a daring attempt to escape from their prison and to locate a hidden treasure on Mount Athena. But, problems arise concerning the fact that a secret German rocket installation is also located on the mountain.
|1. Bear Island (1979)|
2. The Eagle Has Landed (1976)
3. Escape to Athena (1979)
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