A crime writer and his wife go for a break to a country cottage. Read More »
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Agnes and Ellen Isit, two poor English sisters, unexpectedly inherit from their uncle Read More »
At an estate auction in WWII England, two strangers meet and muse about their families’ history and possible connections. Read More »
The Wicked Lady (1945) Leslie Arliss, Margaret Lockwood, James Mason, Patricia Roc, Adventure, Drama
17th-century beauty Barbara Worth starts her career of crime by stealing her best friend’s bridegroom. Her next exploit is to recover gambling losses by donning mask and cloak and taking to the roads as a highwayman! The thrill of these ventures proves addictive…especially when she meets a male highwayman who becomes her lover. Together, the two desperados lead a gay secret life, pursued by the local magistrate Sir Ralph Skelton…Barbara’s husband! To what further crimes will the wicked Lady Skelton descend?
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The Night Has Eyes (1942) Leslie Arliss, James Mason, Wilfrid Lawson, Mary Clare, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Two teachers, man-hungry Doris and restrained Marian, visit the Yorkshire moors a year after friend Evelyn disappeared there. On a stormy night, they take refuge in the isolated cottage of Stephen, one-time pianist shellshocked in the Spanish Civil War. Doris flees as soon as the flood subsides; but Marian’s suspicions about Evelyn’s fate, in conflict with her growing love for Stephen, prompt her to stay on among the misty bogs.
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