|The Bawdy Adventures of Tom Jones 1976 R, 94 min.|
Genre: Musical / Comedy
Director: Cliff Owen
Cast: Nicky Henson, Trevor Howard, Joan Collins, Terry-Thomas, Arthur Lowe, Georgia Brown, William Mervyn, Murray Melvin, Madeline Smith, Geraldine McEwan, John Forrest, Jeremy Lloyd, Janie Greenspun, Michael Bates, Joan Cooper
Tom Jones (Nicky Henson) and Black Bess (Trevor Howard) frolic in this musical based on Henry Fielding's novel.
|Carve Her Name with Pride 1958 N/R, 119 min.|
Director: Lewis Gilbert
Cast: Virginia McKenna, Paul Scofield, Jack Warner, Denise Grey, Alain Saury, Maurice Ronet, Anne Leon, Sydney Tafler, Avice Landone, Nicole Stephane, Noel Willman, Bill Owen, Billie Whitelaw, William Mervyn, Michael Goodliffe
This story is based on the real life of Violette Szabo (Virginia McKenna) who joined the British secret service during World War II. Her husband (Alain Saury) had just been killed in North Africa, but Violette left her baby girl behind and parachuted into enemy territory to begin work as a British agent. Violette was captured and sent to a concentration camp where she was tortured and finally executed. Her bravery in not revealing British secrets earned her (posthumously) the George Cross.
|Incense for the Damned 1972 R, 87 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Doctors Wear Scarlet
Director: Robert Hartford-Davis
Cast: Patrick Macnee, Peter Cushing, Johnny Sekka, Alexander Davion, Edward Woodward, Madeleine Hinde, Patrick Mower, Imogen Hassall, William Mervyn, David Lodge, John Barron, Valerie Van Ost, Theo Moreos, Nick Pandelides, Andreas Potamitis
An Oxford student is missing during a trek to Greece; it turns out that he has joined a vampire/satanic society involved in sexual exploits. They think that they kill her but do not know that their friend is now a Vampire. Some interesting scenes.
|Murder Ahoy! 1964 N/R, 93 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Mystery
Director: George Pollock
Cast: Margaret Rutherford, Lionel Jeffries, Charles "Bud" Tingwell, William Mervyn, Stringer Davis, Joan Benham, Nicholas Parson, Miles Malleson, Henry Oscar, Francis Matthews, Tony Quinn, Roy Holder
Miss Marple (Margaret Rutherford) goes aboard the HMS Battledore to investigate suspicions she has about the training of juvenile criminals to become good citizens. In true Miss Marple tradition, she uncovers the truth: the young men are, in fact, being trained to become thieves. But only after she realizes that Captain Rhumstone (Lionel Jeffries) has no clue about what is actually happening aboard his vessel does she uncover the real villain.
|The Railway Children 1970 G, 108 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama
Director: Lionel Jeffries
Cast: Dinah Sheridan, Bernard Cribbins, William Mervyn, Iain Cuthbertson, Jenny Agutter, Sally Thomsett, Gary Warren, Peter Bromilow, Gordon Whiting, Ann Lancaster, Beatrix Mackey, Deddie Davies, David Lodge, Christopher Witty, Brenda Cowling
After Charles (Iain Cuthbertson), a government official, is falsely charged with treason, his wife (Dinah Sheridan) and three children fall on hard times. They move to a lower-income area next to railroad tracks where the children make friends with railroad workers and a rich man (William Mervyn). Soon, the children and their new friends set out to prove Charles' innocence. A TV remake followed in 2000.
|The Ruling Class 1972 PG, 154 min.|
Director: Peter Medak
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Alastair Sim, Arthur Lowe, Harry Andrews, Coral Browne, Nigel Green, William Mervyn, Michael Bryant, James Villiers, Kay Walsh, Carolyn Seymour, Hugh Burden, Graham Crowden, Patsy Byrne, Joan Cooper
There are lots of wild happenings in this black comedy as the crazy son Jack Gurney (Peter O'Toole)–who thinks he is Jesus Christ– inherits an estate from his nobleman father. Thus begins the mayhem as family members try to retrieve the estate from our "hero." Peter O'Toole was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor.
|Salt and Pepper 1968 G, 101 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Richard Donner
Cast: Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Michael Bates, John Le Mesurier, Graham Stark, Ernest Clark, Ilona Rodgers, William Mervyn, Harry Hutchinson, Oliver MacGreevy, Jeanne Roland, Robert Dorning, Robertson Hare, Llewellyn Rees, Geoffrey Lumsden
Christopher Pepper and Charles Salt (Peter Lawford and Sammy Davis Jr.) run a nightclub in London's Soho district, but they are also secret agents. They must stop an officer, Col. Woodstock (John Le Mesurier), who intends to hijack a nuclear submarine and rule England. This is an average comedy with a 1960s' look and feel that spawned a sequel, "One More Time."
|That Dangerous Age 1949 N/R, 98 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
aka: If This Be Sin
Director: Gregory Ratoff
Cast: Myrna Loy, Roger Livesey, Peggy Cummins, Richard Greene, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Elizabeth Allan, George Curzon, Barry Jones, William Mervyn, Patrick Waddington
An illicit affair between Lady Cathy Brooke (Myrna Loy) and Michael Barclaigh (Richard Greene) becomes the subject of rumormongers when her husband (Roger Livesey) becomes ill.
|1. The Bawdy Adventures of Tom Jones (1976)|
2. Carve Her Name with Pride (1958)
3. Incense for the Damned (1972)
aka: Doctors Wear Scarlet
4. Murder Ahoy! (1964)
5. The Railway Children (1970)
6. The Ruling Class (1972)
7. Salt and Pepper (1968)
8. That Dangerous Age (1949)
aka: If This Be Sin
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