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Reggie Lambert (Audrey Hepburn) returns home after a skiing trip to discover that her husband has died. At the funeral she finds out from CIA agent Hamilton Bartholomew (Walter Matthau) that her husband was involved in the theft of a quarter of a million dollars during World War Two. The charming Peter Joshua (Cary Grant) offers his help, but as the number of dead bodies increases so do Peter's aliases, and Reggie becomes uncertain whether or not she can trust him.
Clerical comedy/mystery as Alec Guinness stars as G.K. Chesterton's legendary detective minister Father Brown in the struggle to track down some international thieves. When Father Brown (Guinness) hears that Flambeau (Peter Finch), international art thief of high repute, plans to pinch a priceless cross once owned by St. Augustine, he delights in the challenge. The cross is to be transported to Rome and this is when Flambeau plans his daring theft in the guise of a priest himself. Father Brown, however, is an unabashed master of disguise and gets between the dastardly crook and the costly cross without breaking sweat.
Roman Polanski's psychological drama was his first English-language feature. A young Belgian woman (Catherine Deneuve) is left alone in a Kensington apartment when her sister goes away. She becomes increasingly unstable, experiencing hallucinations which have their roots in her fear of male sexuality. When two aggressive men turn up, her tortured nightmares spill into real life violence.
Classic war drama starring Tom Walls as Nat Pomeroy, the harbour master in a Cornish fishing village. Nat is constantly outsmarted by French poacher Lannec Florrie (Francoise Rosay) and is further irritated by the fact that Florrie's son Yan (Paul Dupuis) is dating his daughter Sue (Patricia Roc). But when the Nazis turn up in the village, Nat and Lannec must put their differences aside and join forces to thwart the Germans.
Michael Caine stars in this epic story of the battle of Rorke's Drift, on January 22nd 1879, where 1,200 British troops found themselves completely outnumbered by irate Zulu warriors in Natal, South Africa. Having already destroyed a very large British garrison, 4,000 Zulu warriors are now on their way to overcome the handful of men stationed at Rorke's Drift. The two lieutenants in charge of the garrison, Jon Chard (Stanley Baker) and Gonville Bromhead (Caine), are at odds with each other, but manage to rally the men together and put up a courageous fight. Only a few of the men survived, eleven receiving the Victoria Cross.
In this witty, satirical farce, three secretaries live every female worker's dream after discovering they share the same resentment towards their egotistical, sexist boss.
When they get an unexpected chance to take revenge, they turn their male controlled workplace into a model office even as their scheme spins wildly out of control.
Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie were among the most successful acts of the alternative comedy show Saturday Live/Friday Night Live and after a Christmas pilot in 1987, the BBC commissioned a series in 1989.
Fry and Laurie explored a seemingly inexhaustible list of subjects with a delicious turn of phrase and elaborate wordplay. The hilarity-included regular acts such as not so super spy Tony Mercheson and his boss Control, yuppies, John and Peter, as well as the concluding cocktail recipe to the accompaniment of Mr Music with plenty of Vox Pops.
With four brilliant seasons of great satire, comic genius and an hilarious use of language, Fry and Laurie are definitely at the top of the comedy tree.
When a computer error deploys a squadron of SAC bombers to destroy Moscow, the American President tries to call them back. But their sophisticated fail-safe system prevents him from aborting the attack, so he must convince the Soviets not to retaliate.
In desperation, the President offers to sacrifice an American city if his pilots succeed in their deadly mission over Moscow.
This Cold War thriller builds tension and suspense with every tick of the nuclear clock.
In black & white.
Borrowing a double decker bus for a mobile home, four young mechanics search for fun in the sun from London to Athens.
Bachelor Boy Cliff Richard dons his dancing shoes and brings a beat to the beach in the breeziest Summer Holiday on record!
Featuring the legendary title song, alongside "7 Days To A Holiday" and "Take You For A Ride", this DVD gives you the opportunity to sing along with Cliff.
Based on the novel by L.P. Hartley, The Go-Between links the present and the past taking an ageing bachelor back to the long hot summer when he was twelve and lost his boyish heart to a beautiful, headstrong young woman who used his adoration to suit her own purposes.
Summer 1900: Leo is the guest of Marcus, a wealthy classmate, at a grand home in rural Norfolk. Leo is befriended by Marion, Marcus's sister who is about to be engaged to Huge who is a viscount, however she has fallen in love with a handsome young tenant farmer who's class difference make an open affair unthinkable.
She is unable to resist temptation though and sends messages to her lover to arrange a meeting through Leo, the go-between.
Robert Mitchum stars in this thriller set in the 1930s in the rural American South. Psychopathic preacher Harry Powell is arrested for a minor offence in a small West Virginian town. His cell mate, Ben Harper (Peter Graves), who faces the death penalty, confides that he has hidden $10,000 from a bank robbery. When Powell is released Harper has already been hanged, so the preacher tracks down his widow and children in an attempt to get his hands on the loot.
Abel Gance writes, directs and stars in this epic silent French drama about Napoleon Bonaparte's early career. The film follows the young Napoleon (Albert Dieudonné/Vladimir Roudenko) as he attends the elite military school Brienne College, joins the French Army, witnesses the French Revolution in 1792 and takes part in the First Italian Campaign, during which time he becomes increasingly influential in French politics and meets his future wife Joséphine (Gina Manès).
Billy Wilder's classic drama starring Ray Milland as a writer and inveterate alcoholic who evades his brother to embark on a binge around New York. Don Birnam (Milland)'s struggles with alcohol have become clear to those close to him. However, having satisfied himself that Don hasn't had a drink for ten days, his brother, Wick (Philip Terry), agrees to escort Don's girlfriend, Helen (Jane Wynam), to a show while the writer prepares himself for their planned trip to the country. Instead, Don uses the absence of the pair to search his apartment for the booze Wick has hidden and sets off for the city's watering holes when he can't find any. Over the days that follow, Helen and the increasingly exasperated Wick attempt to track down the absent Don, but can anyone help the wayward writer get back on the wagon?
The arrival of easy-going young priest Father Chuck O'Malley (Bing Crosby) at debt-ridden St Dominic's Church does not sit easily with ageing Father Fitzgibbon (Barry Fitzgerald), who has been in charge for 45 years. However, O'Malley is soon reaching out to the local, disenfranchised youth and swelling the parishioners' ranks through the medium of song. Leo McCarey's feel-good hit won seven Oscars, including Best Picture, Director and Screenplay, and spawned a sequel for Crosby, 'The Bells of St Mary's'.
All The King's Men is the story of the rise of politician Willie Starks from a rural county seat to the spotlight. Along the way, he loses his initial innocence, and becomes just as corrupt as those who he assaulted before for this characteristic. Also included is the romance between one of his "right hand women" and the up-and-coming journalist who brings Starks to prominence.
Director Joseph Losey's classic study of class warfare, adapted for the screen by Harold Pinter from Robin Maugham's original novel. Spoiled young British aristocrat Tony (James Fox) buys a handsome Georgian townhouse and employs Hugo Barrett (Dirk Bogarde) as his manservant. Initially appearing to settle in well to his new position, Barrett, however, soon begins to exert his influence over his master, subtly ingratiating himself whilst plotting his next move, much to the horror of Tony's fiancee Susan (Wendy Craig). As his influence becomes steadily more pervasive, culminating with the hiring of his 'sister' Vera (Sarah Miles) into a position in the house, Barrett's sexual machinations eventually lead to a complete role-reversal, as he finally attains domination over his master.
This new edition of Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific gives you the opportunity to watch the whole film or just your favourite songs, with or without Sing-along subtitles.
This tender romance, with a score as breathtaking as the film's tropical setting, tells the story of two sets of couples on an island paradise, struggling to make love work during wartime.
Captain January (1936)
The Poor Little Rich Girl (1936)
Our Little Girl (1935)
British comedy starring Alec Guinness as Mediterranean ferryboat Captain Henry St. James, who believes in the notion of 'a girl in every port'. For Henry has a wife on both sides of the water. There is Maude (Celia Johnson) in Gibraltar and Nita (Yvonne DeCarlo) in Tangiers. Everything is perfect as long as neither woman decides to visit the other port.
A multinational oil cartel will do everything in their power to secure their position in the world market. When this policy leads to the blackmailing of the British Minister for Energy, Inspector Regan (John Thaw) and Sgt Carter (Dennis Waterman) of the Flying Squad are called in to investigate. The first of two big-screen spin-offs from the tough 70s crime series.
Martin Vanderhof (Lionel Barrymore) is an eccentric who retired from the rat race thirty years ago and now uses his fortune to encourage his family and friends to pursue their interests. While Vanderhof paints (badly), other family members make fireworks, party masks and practice ballet. The only comparatively normal relative is Alice (Jean Arthur), Vanderhof's granddaughter, who works as a receptionist for businessman Anthony P. Kirby (Edward Arnold). Alice is in love with Kirby's son, Stewart (James Stewart), but matters are complicated when it transpires that Kirby wishes to purchase and demolish Vanderhof's mansion in order to build on the land.
This Ealing production of Charles Dickens' novel stars Cedric Hardwicke as the eponymous hero. The duplicitous scheming of an avaricious uncle robs Nicholas Nickleby of his rightful inheritance. In order to care for his family, Nicholas is forced to leave his schoolmaster's post, and seek his fortune as a travelling entertainer.
Special editions of three classic Doctor Who DVD releases. Remastered. Repackaged. Reappraised. With exclusive new special features!
The Tomb of the Cybermen
The Three Doctors
The Robots of Death
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