On January 5, 1900, a disheveled looking H.G. Wells – George to his friends – arrives late to his own dinner party. He tells his guests of his travels in his time machine, the work about which his friends knew. They were also unbelieving, and skeptical of any practical use if it did indeed work. George knew that his machine was stationary in geographic position, but he did not account for changes in what happens over time to that location. He also learns that the machine is not impervious and he is not immune to those who do not understand him or the machine’s purpose. George tells his friends that he did not find the Utopian society he so wished had developed. He mentions specifically a civilization several thousand years into the future which consists of the subterranean morlocks and the surface dwelling eloi, who on first glance lead a carefree life. Despite all these issues, love can still bloom over the spread of millennia.
Tag Archives: 1960s
Father Goose (1964) Ralph Nelson, Cary Grant, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, War
During World War II South Sea beachcomber Walter Eckland is persuaded to spy on planes passing over his island. He gets more than he bargained for as schoolteacher Catherine Frenau arrives on the run from the Japanese with her pupils in tow!
Advance to the Rear (1964) George Marshall, Glenn Ford, Stella Stevens, Melvyn Douglas, Comedy, War, Western
One Swedish Summer / …som havets nakna vind (1968) Gunnar Höglund, Hans Gustafsson, Lillemor Ohlsson, Barbro Hiort af Ornäs, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Erotic
For A Few Dollars More / Per qualche dollaro in più (1965) Sergio Leone, Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volontè, Western
Monco is a bounty killer chasing El Indio and his gang. During his hunting, he meets Col. Douglas Mortimer, another bounty killer, and they decide to make a partnership, chase the bad guys together and split the reward. During their enterprise, there will be lots of bullets and funny situations. In the end, one of the bounty hunters shows the real intention of his hunting.
The Erotic Circus (1969) Henri Pachard, Jaimy Royale, Lotta Bass, Sagg Taras, Horror, Thriller, Erotic
Decadent swinging speed dealer Louie and his two lady friends Mary and Debbie decide to pay a visit to Louie’s sister, who lives in a remote woodland area with her meek son Jamie and weird caretaker Yenos. However, things soon turn nasty when a killer decides to start bumping off the unwanted guests.
Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966) Terence Fisher, Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley, Andrew Keir, Horror
Two couples traveling in eastern Europe decide to visit Karlsbad despite dire local warnings. Left outside the village by a coachman terrified at the approach of night, they find themselves in the local castle and are surprised at the hospitality extended by the sinister Klove. It turns out the owner, Count Dracula, dead for ten years, has been hoping for such a visit.
A Fistful Of Dollars / Per un pugno di dollari (1964) Sergio Leone, Clint Eastwood, Gian Maria Volontè, Marianne Koch, Action, Western, Drama
An anonymous, but deadly man rides into a town torn by war between two factions, the Baxters and the Rojo’s. Instead of fleeing or dying, as most other would do, the man schemes to play the two sides off each other, getting rich in the bargain.
La grosse caisse / The Big Swag (1965) Alex Joffé, Bourvil, Paul Meurisse, Françoise Deldick, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Louis Bourdin, a modest ticket puncher on the Paris metro, is so enamoured of crime fiction that he decides to write his own novel, expecting that one day he will be as famous as Auguste Le Breton. After months of painstaking research, he pens a work of fiction that describes in meticulous detail a train robbery on his stretch of the metro. Unfortunately, Louis has no success getting the book published, as no one seems to believe the robbery is possible. To prove them wrong, Louis decides to enact the robbery himself, with the help of some professional crooks. As luck would have it, Paul Filippi, the aristocrat of crime, has just been released from prison and is preparing his next criminal exploit. To his mind, Louis has conceived the perfect robbery…
Up the MacGregors / 7 donne per i MacGregor (1967) Franco Giraldi, David Bailey, Agata Flori, Leo Anchóriz, Comedy, Western
The elder MacGregors fearful their sons will fall in love a gold digging women bury the families fortune in the ground. The money ends up being stolen by a gang of thieves lead by a bandit named Maldonado. Once again the MacGregor men spring back into action as they take on Maldonados gang and try to reclaim their families fortune.