|Pack of Lies 1987 TV, 100 min.|
Director: Anthony Page
Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Teri Garr, Alan Bates, Daniel Benzali, Sammi Davis, Ronald Hines, Clive Swift, Peter Schofield, David Corti, Margot Leicester, Bruce Morrison, Jackie Downey
This "Hallmark Hall of Fame" TV presentation, dealing with the activities of two London couples who live across the street from each other, is based on a true story. When Barbara Jackson (Ellen Burstyn) allows a British government agent (Alan Bates) into her home to spy on her neighbors, Helen and Peter Schaefer (Teri Garr and Daniel Benzali), the couples' relationship is threatened.
|Seance on a Wet Afternoon 1964 N/R, 115 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Bryan Forbes
Cast: Kim Stanley, Richard Attenborough, Mark Eden, Nanette Newman, Judith Donner, Patrick Magee, Gerald Sim, Margaret Lacey, Maria Kazan, Lionel Gamlin, Diana Lambert, Hajni Biro, Ronald Hines, Frank Singuineau, Godfrey James
Kim Stanley was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role of Myra Savage, a fake medium, who hatches a plot to kidnap young Amanda Clayton (Judith Donner). She then plans to offer her "clairvoyant" abilities to the Claytons as the means of locating Amanda and bringing her home–for a price.
|Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady 1990 TV, 180 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Thriller
Director: Peter Sasdy
Cast: Christopher Lee, Patrick Macnee, Morgan Fairchild, John Bennett, Engelbert Humperdinck, Ronald Hines, Jenny Quayle, Robert Rietty, Tom Lahm, Nicholas Gecks, Michael Siberry, Dominic Jephcott, Frank Middlemass, Charlotte Attenborough, James Bree
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson (Christopher Lee and Patrick Macnee) travel to Vienna where an actress friend, Irene Adler (Morgan Fairchild), needs help. A device has been invented that will explode bombs remotely, and Holmes and Watson are offered the detonator. Double dealing ensues when the prototype is separated from the plans.
|Young Winston 1972 PG, 145 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: Richard Attenborough
Cast: Simon Ward, Anne Bancroft, Robert Shaw, John Mills, Anthony Hopkins, Jack Hawkins, Patrick Magee, Ian Holm, Robert Flemyng, Jane Seymour, Edward Woodward, Laurence Naismith, Russell Lewis, Ronald Hines, Peter Cellier
Based on Winston Churchill's autobiography, this film remains true to the author's version of his "My Early Life." Overall good production and acting, with Simon Ward as the young Winston.
|1. Pack of Lies (1987)|
2. Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)
3. Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1990)
4. Young Winston (1972)
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