|The Abominable Dr. Phibes 1971 PG, 93 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Comedy / Mystery
Director: Robert Fuest
Cast: Vincent Price, Joseph Cotten, Virginia North, Terry-Thomas, Hugh Griffith, Aubrey Woods, Susan Travers, Alex Scott, Peter Jeffrey, Peter Gilmore, Sean Bury, David Hutcheson, Edward Burnham, Maurice Kaufmann, John Cater
This horror story centers on Dr. Phibes (Vincent Price) who, with help from his assistant Vulnavia (Virginia North), seeks revenge against the nine doctors who failed to save his wife from death. Phibes' plan involves the Biblical deadly plagues, and doctors are murdered in bizarre killings. Inspector Trout (Peter Jeffrey) is investigating, but will he be able to solve the mysterious murders before chief surgeon Dr. Vesalius (Joseph Cotten) meets his demise?
|The Long Duel 1967 N/R, 115 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: Ken Annakin
Cast: Yul Brynner, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews, Andrew Keir, Charlotte Rampling, Laurence Naismith, Maurice Denham, Virginia North, Terence Alexander, Marianne Stone, George Pastell, Antonio Ruiz, Imogen Hassall, Paul Hardwick, Edward Fox
In the 1920s, Sultan (Yul Brynner) leads his people in a revolt against bondage enforced through British rule in India. Although British police officer Freddy Young (Trevor Howard) believes in freedom for the people of India, he is assigned the duty of keeping peace and must ensure that British law is maintained. When Young is sent to capture Sultan, he gains respect for Sultan, and, when Sultan is mortally wounded, he asks Young to raise his son.
|On Her Majesty's Secret Service 1969 PG, 142 min.|
Director: Peter R. Hunt
Cast: George Lazenby, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas, Ilse Steppat, Gabriele Ferzetti, Bernard Lee, Lois Maxwell, George Baker, Desmond Llewelyn, John Gay, Angela Scoular, Catherine Schell, Bernard Horsfall, Yuri Borionko, Virginia North
This is the sixth movie about James Bond, and George Lazenby does a good job in his role of Agent 007. Telly Savalas plays the bad guy who lives in Switzerland while he plots to gain world power through biological warfare. Excellent action scenes include a ski chase over the Alps.
|Some Girls Do 1969 G, 88 min.|
Genre: Action / Adventure / Comedy
Director: Ralph Thomas
Cast: Richard Johnson, Daliah Lavi, Beba Loncar, James Villiers, Robert Morley, Maurice Denham, Sydne Rome, Florence Desmond, Ronnie Stevens, Virginia North, Adrienne Posta, Nicholas Phipps, George Belbin, Yutte Stensgaard, Vanessa Howard
This was the second attempt to revive the old Bulldog Drummond series about British agent Hugh Drummond (Richard Johnson). The story revolves around possible espionage involving Britain's new supersonic airliner and the plot of the evil Carl Peterson (James Villiers) who uses robots to sabotage the project.
|1. The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)|
2. The Long Duel (1967)
3. On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
4. Some Girls Do (1969)
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