Tag Archives: Patrick McGoohan
Mary, Queen of Scots (1971) Charles Jarrott, Vanessa Redgrave, Glenda Jackson, Patrick McGoohan, Biography, Drama, History
Scanners (1981) David Cronenberg, Jennifer O’Neill, Stephen Lack, Patrick McGoohan, Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination. Scanners have great psychic power, strong enough to control minds; they can inflict enormous pain/damage on their victims. Doctor Paul Ruth finds a scanner that Revok hasn’t, and converts him to their cause – to destroy the underground movement.
The Man in the Iron Mask (1977) Mike Newell, Richard Chamberlain, Patrick McGoohan, Louis Jourdan, Adventure, Drama, History
Fed up with the the insufferably cruel behavior of Louis XIV (Richard Chamberlain), a group of musketeers plot to replace the king with his twin brother, Philippe (also Chamberlain). They kidnap Phillipe and temporarily lock him in the Bastille, where he is inevitably recognized as a dead ringer for Louis. Word gets back to the king and, fearing for his safety, he decides to have his brother locked in an iron mask and subsequently imprisoned for life.