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|Also Known As:||Died:||August 3, 1993|
|Born:||May 18, 1917||Cause of Death:||stomach cancer|
|Birth Place:||United Kingdom||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Set in England, rather than California, the story follows Raymond Chandler's book fairly closely otherwise. Philip Marlowe is asked by the elderly (and near death) General Sternwood to investigate an attempt at blackmail on one of his daughters. He soon finds that the attempt is half hearted at best and seems to be more connected with the disappearance of the other daughter's husband, Rusty Regan. Rusty's wife, seems unconcerned with his disappearance, further complicating the mystery. Only General Sternwood seems concerned as mobsters and hired killers continue to appear in the path of the investigation.
A moody, sentimental fifth film version of the Dickens classic (the first in nearly thirty-five years) with a stellar cast composed of the giants of the British acting community providing much needed support to the virtual unknown in the title role. Laurence Olivier's cameo as Creakle won him an Emm
A prisoner of war working at a zoo gets the chance to escape from the Germans, so he does and he takes with him the elephant that he's been caring for. Together they head for the Swiss border and freedom.
The Spanish explorer Pizarro captures the Inca god-chief Atahualpa and promises to free him upon the deliverance of a horde of gold. But Pizarro finds himself torn between his desire for conquest and his sense of honor after friendship and respect develops between captive and captor.
Subway excavations unearth a deadly force from beyond space and time.
Oliver Reed and Michael Crawford play two brothers who are always trying to find some way to succeed with cleverness rather than simple drudgery. Crawford is constantly living in his brother's shadow as the one who gets caught. After Crawford is forced to resign from the army after an episode of unappreciated cleverness, the two decide their careers would go better if there was a large amount of publicity, so they decide to steal the crown jewels from the tower of London. Bombs, misdirection, disguises and acting allow them to enter the tower with all of the alarms turned off.
True story of U.S. officer Mickey Marcus, who joined the Israeli fight against the Arabs.
A U.S. officer in a World War II Japanese POW camp tries to raise money to buy his fellow prisoners'''' freedom.
Thrown together by the Germans, a group of captive Allied troublemakers plot a daring escape.
A boy attempts to realize his father''''s dream of climbing an alpine peak known as the Citadel.
Charles Dickens' classic tale of lookalikes in love with the same woman in the years after the French Revolution.
Viking half-brothers fight over a throne and a beautiful captive.
The Japanese Army forces World War II POWs to build a strategic bridge in Burma.
Passionate biography of painter Vincent van Gogh, whose genius drove him mad.
An English Don Juan courts the Prince of Wales'''' favor while romancing his way through society.
The Pickwick Club sends Mr. Pickwick and a group of friends to travel across England and to report back on the interesting things they find. In the course of their travels, they repeatedly encounter the friendly but disreputable Mr. Jingle, who becomes a continual source of trouble for all who know him. Pickwick himself is the victim of a number of misunderstandings that bring him both embarrassment and problems with the law.
This is the story of one of the old moth-balled American fourstack destroyers, left-overs from WW I, which were turned over to the British in the early, desperate days of WW II, as part of the "Lend-Lease" program before American was in the war. The crew is saddled with an overage "gift horse", prone to mechanical tantrums and even complete engine failure in moments of high crisis. The story follows the exploits of the ship, officers and sailors from the time they take command of this "lemon" in Halifax until the last, heart-breaking night when they scuttle the ship in a German-held French harbor. Episodic and understated.
A young bride believes her husband has been killed. After a suitable period of mourning, she re-marries. But then her "dead" husband comes back and tries to extort money from her.
In the 1890s Trottie True moves from bit theatre parts to stardom and from balloonist Sid Skinner to more prominent men. Later on she wonders if Sid wasn't better after all and seeks to find out.
A possessive father destroys anyone who threatens his plans for his son.
A young couple discover the car crash victims they tried to help are escaped criminals.
Survivors of a bombed British destroyer think back on the paths that led them to war.
George Bernard Shaw's play about a speech professor's efforts to transform Eliza Doolittle, a cockney flower girl, into a Duchess within three months, all in order to win a bet he has with his chum Colonel Pickering.
A series of vignettes that traces the life of Queen Victoria, from eighteen-year-old princess to Queen of England and Empress of India.
In 1991, professional diver John Chatterton discovered a sunken German U-boat from World War II, lying undetected only 60 miles off the New Jersey shore, its unexploded torpedoes and the bodies of its crew still aboard. The program follows Chatterton and his dive partners in their quest to identify
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Miriam E. Nelson gives women advice on the benefits of exercise and nutrition for women's health.
A celebration of the 30th anniversary of the moon landing and an examination of the future of space technology.
Two American scientists use state-of-the-art sonar and sensitive underwater cameras in an attempt to track down and identify the Loch Ness Monster.
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