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Roger Moore stars as the eponymous sleuth in this made-for-TV crime drama.
With his faithful companion Dr. John Watson in tow, Sherlock Holmes travels to New York City where his nemesis Professor Moriarty has pulled off an audacious bank robbery. While the duo reacquaint themselves with their old friend Irene Adler, Moriarty kidnaps her son and uses him to blackmail Holmes into not taking on the case.
Undeterred, the detective resolves to get the boy back and solve the puzzling mystery himself.
One of the seminal American films of the 1970s, Roman Polanski's detective yarn sees murder and scandal emerge from the drought of 1930s Southern California. Private eye Jake Gittes (Jack Nicholson) is hired to follow water commissioner Hollis Mulwray (Darrell Zwerling), only to see him turn up dead at the bottom of a reservoir. Realising he has been used, Gittes confronts Mulwray's widow, Evelyn (Faye Dunaway), a woman who seems to have plenty of secrets of her own, not least her ambiguous relationship with her father, Noah Cross (John Huston).
In 1880s India, British army officers Daniel Dravot (Sean Connery) and Peachy Carnehan (Michael Caine) spend their time concocting money-making scams. However, when they journey into Kafiristan with the intention of setting themselves up as rulers, they fall foul of the local District Commissioner, and their plan does not quite go according to plan.
John Huston's classic wartime drama about two mismatched people stranded on a South Pacific island during World War 2. Marine Sergeant Allison (Robert Mitchum) finds himself marooned on an island with an Irish nun, Sister Angela (Deborah Kerr), and surrounded by the Japanese military. Struggling to survive, the pair find themselves attracted to each other despite Sister Angela's faith. Kerr won her fourth Academy Award for her role and the stars teamed up for three more films.
John Huston directs this epic adaptation of Herman Melville's novel. Captain Ahab (Gregory Peck), skipper of whaling vessel the 'Pequod', sets sail from New Bedford, 1840, detemined to avenge himself on Moby Dick, the whale who took off his leg and left him horribly scarred. Ahab works his crew up into a frenzy as they cross the oceans in search of their quarry, but his obsession takes a tragic turn when Moby Dick is finally sighted.
This sequel to 'Conquest of the Planet of the Apes', which brings the series to its conclusion, opens in 2670 with ape Lawgiver (John Huston) relating how, following the 1991 simian rebellion, mankind embarked on a terrible nuclear war. In the devastation which followed, Caesar (Roddy McDowall) and the apes seized control, ruling benevolently over the human survivors, and working to rebuild society. However, civil war was being fomented by ambitious gorilla general Aldo (Claude Akins), and when Caesar ventured into the devastated city to seek out recordings of his late parents, Cornelius and Zira, he incurred the wrath of a group of mutant human survivors.
A collection of classic features from the iconic British film studio. 'It Happened in Paris' (1935), directed by Robert Wyler and Carol Reed, follows wealthy young American Paul (John Loder) as he tries to make it as an artist in Paris. At one point this involves feigning poverty, which threatens to lead Paul into trouble. 'Autumn Crocus' (1934), directed by Basil Dean, stars Ivor Novello and Fay Compton as an unconventional pair of lovers. 'Secret Lives' (1937), directed by Edmond T. Gréville, follows the fortunes of Lena (Brigitte Horney), a German woman who, against her will, is recruited by the French to act as a spy during World War I. Finally, 'The Dictator' (1935), directed by Victor Saville, explores the loveless marriage of Princess Caroline Mathilde (Madeleine Carroll) of 18th century Denmark and her subsequent affair with the royal physician Dr Struensee (Clive Brook).
After boxer Swede (Burt Lancaster) is gunned down by a pair of contract killers, insurance investigator Jim Reardon (Edmond O'Brien) sets about piecing together the motives behind the murder. Swede's story is revealed in flashback - how he became involved in the crime world of Big Jim Colfax (Albert Dekker), only to be seduced into armed robbery by Colfax's glamorous moll, Kitty Collins (Ava Gardner).
John Huston directed this screen version of the Broadway musical based on the long-running comic strip 'Little Orphan Annie'. Annie (Aileen Quinn) lives a miserable life in an orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan (Carol Burnett). A chance of escape and happiness comes Annie's way when she meets billionaire 'Daddy' Warbucks (Albert Finney), but Hannigan and her colleagues soon conspire to get Annie back.
A collection of classic features from the iconic British film studio. 'Death Drives Through' (1935), directed by Edward L. Cahn, tells the story of race car designer Kit Woods (Robert Douglas), who is in love with Kay Lord (Chili Bouchier), much to the disapproval of her father. 'The Impassive Footman' (1932), directed by Basil Dean, traces the unfolding of a love triangle involving Grace Marwood (Betty Stockfeld), her hypochondriac husband John (Allan Jeayes) and the cruise ship medical officer she falls in love with, Bryan Daventry (Owen Nares). In 'Frieda' (1947), directed by Basil Dearden, an English pilot marries the German girl who helped him escape a prison camp and the pair move to Britain, where the arrival of the girl's brother causes a stir. Finally, 'Cage of Gold' (1950), again directed by Dearden, follows a young bride who decides to remarry after her husband's death only to receive a shock when he comes back from the grave to demand money from her.
John Huston directed this epic treatment of the Old Testament, which depicts the first twenty-two chapters of Genesis, from the Creation to Abraham's sacrifice. The star-studded cast includes George C. Scott as Abraham, Ava Gardner as Sarah, and Peter O'Toole as the Angel of God, and covers such legendary events as the expulsion from the Garden of Eden, Cain's slaying of Abel, and the building of Noah's Ark.
War drama set during World War II focusing on a group of Nazi officers who come up with a propaganda event in which an all-star Nazi team will play a team composed of Allied Prisoners of War in a Football match. The prisoners agree, planning on using the game as a means of escape from the camp.
Orson Welles directs and stars in this noir tale of Nazi war criminals hidden away in small-town America. Officer Wilson (Edward G. Robinson), of the United Nations War Crimes Commission, is on the trail of Franz Kindler, a Nazi leader responsible for the atrocities of the Holocaust. Following Kindler's former associate Konrad Meinike (Konstantin Shayne) to Harper, Connecticut, Wilson thinks he's found his target adopting the new identity of Charles Rankin (Welles), a local school teacher with plans to restore the town clock to its former glory. Wilson stays around to investigate, while Rankin's wife Mary Longstreet (Loretta Young) becomes increasingly distrustful of her partner's suspicious behaviour...
Humphrey Bogart stars in this classic action comedy directed by John Huston, who co-wrote the script with Truman Capote. A disparate group of travellers descend upon the East African coast, all hoping to claim a piece of uranium-rich land. Billy (Bogart) and Maria Dannreuther (Gina Lollobrigida) arrive with their four shady business partners, but seem to have been beaten to the mark by the priggish Harry Chelm (Edward Underdown) and his wife Gwendolyn (Jennifer Jones). When they all attempt to leave, their steamer explodes, and the seven survivors are taken hostage by a group of Arabs.
Sci-fi horror which revolves around a young girl named Katy (Paige Conner) and the war fought over her by supernatural forces. Katy and her telekinetic powers are highly sought after by a global conspiracy who want to take over the world, and by the intergalactic warrior 'The Visitor', who possesses the same powers and knows they should be used for the good of mankind. Both sides are concerned with carrying Katy's genes forward as they grapple with the fate of their universe, battling through multiple dimensions across space.
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