The parents of children living in Jamaica, afraid that the kids are growing up uncivilized, decide to send them to England. Read More »
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Sidney Stratton, a humble inventor, develops a fabric which never gets dirty or wears out. Read More »
Based on a true story. The name of the real ship, that sunk Feb 5 1941 – during WWII – was S/S Politician. Read More »
The Devil’s Disciple (1959) Guy Hamilton, Alexander Mackendrick, Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier
In a small New England town during the American War of Independence, Dick Dudgeon Read More »
Mandy was born deaf and has been mute for all of her life. Her parents believe she is able to speak if she can only be taught and so enrol her with a special teacher. Read More »
The Ladykillers (1955) Alexander Mackendrick, Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Cecil Parker, Comedy, Crime
A gang of thieves rent a room upstairs from an old woman, who thinks they’re a musical band. Somehow, the woman inadvertently gets mixed up in their scheme without knowing it and then the gang must debate on whether to kill her or not, especially when they all like the poor old dame.
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The skipper of a tatty coastal ‘puffer’ boat cons an American into letting “The Maggie” carry a cargo to a Scottish island. The American soon realises he’s been conned but can he stop them?
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