All her life Englishwoman Gladys Aylward knew that China was the place where she belonged. Read More »
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In Edwardian England, a thirteen year-old cadet, Ronnie Winslow, is expelled from the naval academy at Osborne for stealing a seven shilling postal order. Read More »
An old classics teacher looks back over his long career, remembering pupils Read More »
Richard Hannay is a Canadian visitor to London. At the end of “Mr Memory”‘s show in a music hall, he meets Annabella Smith who is running away from secret agents. Read More »
Andrew Manson, a young, enthusiastic doctor takes his first job in a Welsh mining town Read More »
William Pitt the Younger, son of a famous politician father, becomes the youngest Prime Minister England has ever known Read More »
Edmond Dantes is imprisoned in the Chateau d’If without trial, for carrying a message from Napoleon in exile on Elba. Read More »
Because he can pass as a Russian, A.J. Fothergill is recruited to spy on the revolutionary movement in Russia in 1913. Read More »
The Adventures of Tartu (1943) Harold S. Bucquet, Robert Donat, Valerie Hobson, Walter Rilla, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Stevenson, a British soldier fluent in Rumanian and German, goes undercover to sabotage a German poison-gas factory. Read More »
Robert and Catherine have a quiet little marriage until WWII separates them for three years. Read More »
The parson of a small rural community knows he is dying and this makes him reconsider his life so far and what he can still do to help the community.
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Now old, ill, poor, and largely forgotten, William Freise-Greene was once very different. As young and handsome William Green he changed his name to include his first wife’s so that it sounded more impressive for the photographic portrait work he was so good at. But he was also an inventor and his search for a way to project moving pictures became an obsession that ultimately changed the life of all those he loved.
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