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A vacationing Englishman (Denholm Elliott) stumbles upon a plot to kill a young American tourist (Beverly Bentley) in Spain. Read More »
Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff (2010) Craig McCall, Jack Cardiff, Martin Scorsese, Kirk Douglas
In 2001 Jack Cardiff (1914-2009) became the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar. Read More »
Colonel Mostyn is the chief of a section of the British Security Services when they are embarrassed by the number of spies and defections. Read More »
In Dublin 1910, Johnny Cassidy, an impoverished idealist’s ambitions are restricted by the demands of looking after his family Read More »
In this elaborately mounted seafaring adventure, Rolfe (Richard Widmark) is a Viking leader with the cunning and devious mind of a pirate. Read More »
Web of Evidence (1959) Jack Cardiff, Van Johnson, Vera Miles, Emlyn Williams, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Twenty years after being evacuated to America, Paul Mathry returns to Liverpool for a short visit. Read More »
As British Dr. Bob McLaurin prepares for a dangerous surgical procedure on South American leader Juan Menda in Montreal, the doctor’s wife reveals her plan to blackmail McLaurin if he refuses her demand to take a job in England. Read More »
Young Tina lives with her mother and stepfather on a wildlife reserve in Kenya. While her stepfather believes this is a wonderful environment for her to grow up in, her mother becomes increasingly concerned by her behaviour. These concerns are reinforced when it is revealed that her daughter’s best friend in the whole world is a fully grown lion. Worried that her daughter may be turning into a savage, she sends for her former husband, Tina’s biological father, in the hope that he can take her back to civilization (in this case rural Connecticut). But it seems as though Tina’s mother wants something more than a civilized upbringing for her daughter.
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A band of mercenaries led by Captain Curry travel through the Congo across deadly terrain, battling rival armies, to rescue $25 million in uncut diamonds.
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Jack Cardiff received a 1960 Oscar Nomination as Best Director for this lush, engaging film starring Trevor Howard, Dean Stockwell and Donald Pleasence, which was adapted from D.H. Lawrence’s classic novel. A young man with artistic talent who lives in a close-knit, English coal-mining town during the early 20th Century finds himself inhibited by his emotionally manipulative, domineering mother.
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