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Seventeen-year-old Renee slips away from her convent school, joins her fashionable mother Read More »
In a POW camp, the Nazis have placed the huts far from the boundary so that any escape tunnel would have to be a long one. Read More »
Harris, J, and George decide to take a holiday boating up the Thames to Oxford. Read More »
In a Swiss Alpine resort shortly after the War an army officer and upper-class Humpy Miller both set their sights on Mary, the landlord’s daughter. Read More »
During World War Two, Emad and Yasmin are the proprietors of a desert hotel caught between the various waring sides. Read More »
Helter Skelter (1949) Ralph Thomas, Carol Marsh, David Tomlinson, Mervyn Johns, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
This is the ultimate screwball comedy, its weird, but endearing. An heiress who is being courted by two gentlemen develops incurable hiccups after watching a comedic dinner-theater performance. Read More »
Lieut. Humphrey Fairweather, R.N., in his latest disastrous attempt to prove to the Navy that his rocket invention is better than theirs only succeeds in convincing them that no guided-missile station will be safe until he is out of harm’s way. Read More »
Is Your Honeymoon Really Necessary? (1953) Maurice Elvey, Bonar Colleano, Diana Decker, David Tomlinson, Comedy
An American soldier stationed in England is ready to go on his honeymoon with his new wife when his ex-wife, a gorgeous blonde, shows up and insists that they’re still married. Read More »
My Brother’s Keeper (1948) Alfred Roome, Jack Warner, Jane Hylton, David Tomlinson, Crime, Drama, Thriller
War hero turned villain George Martin escapes from prison, but he is handcuffed to a naive young crook Willie Stannard. After using a clever plan to obtain railway tickets, and with the police, and the press in hot pursuit, George has to find a way of breaking loose from Willie, and to make his escape.
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So Long at the Fair (1950) Antony Darnborough, Terence Fisher, Jean Simmons, Dirk Bogarde, David Tomlinson, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
Vicky Barton and her brother, Johnny, take a trip to the 1896 Paris Exhibition. They both sleep in seperate rooms in a hotel. When the sister gets up the next morning, she finds her brother and his room had disappeared and no one will even acknowledge that he was ever there. Now Vicky must find out what exactly happened to her brother.
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The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980) Piers Haggard, Richard Quine, Peter Sellers, Helen Mirren, David Tomlinson, Comedy
Fu Manchu’s 168th birthday celebration is dampened when a hapless flunky spills Fu’s age-regressing elixir vitae. Fu sends his lackeys to round up ingredients for a new batch of elixir, starting with the Star of Leningrad diamond, nabbed from a Soviet exhibition in Washington. The FBI sends agents Capone and Williams to England to confer with Nayland Smith, an expert on Fu. Nayland suspects Fu will kidnap the king and queen and demand the George V diamond as ransom. Scotland Yard recruits Alice Rage to stand-in for the queen. Fu nabs the “fake” queen; Rage becomes enamored of Fu and aids him in his quest for the George V diamond.
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