A mixture of a psychological study of a ten-year-old boy, an English domestic comedy Read More »
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Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines (1965) Ken Annakin, Stuart Whitman, Sarah Miles, James Fox
In the infancy of aviation in 1910, a British newspaper offers a prize for the winner of a cross-channel air race which brings flyers from all over the world. Read More »
About the isle of Rhodes, Katherine, an expatriate English photographer, lives with her daughter. Read More »
A young woman uses her womanly wiles to seduce older men in order to aid her debt-ridden grandmother. Read More »
Gulliver washes ashore on Lilliput and attempts to prevent war between that tiny kingdom and its equally-miniscule rival, Blefiscu Read More »
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) George Roy Hill, Julie Andrews, James Fox, Mary Tyler Moore, Comedy, Musical, Romance
In 1922 New York City, Millie Dillmount and Miss Dorothy Brown are just two of the girls living at the Priscilla Hotel for Single Young Ladies run by Mrs. Meers. Read More »
Lucas is a little boy who’s going blind. The only thing that could save his eyesight is a risky eye operation that could either fix his eyes or blind him for good. Read More »
When his young daughter disappears, her father refuses to accept that she is dead and sets out on a journey to find her.
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A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people’s ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of her time.
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When Singapore surrendered to the Japanese in 1942 the Allied POWs, mostly British but including a few Americans, were incarcerated in Changi prison. This was a POW detention center like no other. There were no walls or barbed-wire fences for the simple reason that there was no place for the prisoners to escape to. Included among the prisoners is the American Cpl. King, a wheeler dealer who has managed to established a pretty good life for himself in the camp. While most of the prisoners are near starvation and have uniforms that are in tatters, King eats well and and has crisp clean clothes to wear every day. His nemesis is Lt. Robin Grey, the camp Provost who attempts to keep good order and discipline. He knows that King is breaking camp rules by bartering with the Japanese but can’t quite get the evidence he needs to stop him. King soon forms a friendship with Lt. Peter Marlowe an upper class British officer who is fascinated with King’s élan and no rules approach to life.
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