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PAUL SCOFIELD IN 'A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS' WITH ORSON WELLES

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Orson Welles in A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS Year: 19566 Orson Welles, years after CITIZEN KANE, said the hardest role to play was probably that ...

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RICHARD FLEISCHER'S TRUE CRIME ADAPTATION OF 'COMPULSION'

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Poster for Dean Stockwell and Bradford Dillman in COMPULSION Year: 1959 Rating: ****1/2 In-between the late Dean Stockwell's green-haire...

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ORSON WELLES DIRECTS AND STARS IN 'THE LADY FROM SHANGHAI'

ORSON WELLES DIRECTS AND STARS IN 'THE LADY FROM SHANGHAI' ORSON WELLES DIRECTS AND STARS IN 'THE LADY FROM SHANGHAI'

Title: The Lady From Shanghai Year: 1947 Rating: ***1/2 Orson Welles's 1946 directorial noir adventure THE LADY FROM SHANGHAI is famous ...

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ORSON WELLES HYPNOTIZES NANCY GUILD WITH 'BLACK MAGIC'

ORSON WELLES HYPNOTIZES NANCY GUILD WITH 'BLACK MAGIC' ORSON WELLES HYPNOTIZES NANCY GUILD WITH 'BLACK MAGIC'

Orson Welles and Nancy Guild starring in BLACK MAGIC Year: 1948 Rating: **1/2 As a hired actor instead of director or producer, Orson Welles...

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ORSON WELLES, DAVID NIVEN & PETER SELLERS IN 'CASINO ROYALE'

ORSON WELLES, DAVID NIVEN & PETER SELLERS IN 'CASINO ROYALE' ORSON WELLES, DAVID NIVEN & PETER SELLERS IN 'CASINO ROYALE'

ORSON WELLES from CASINO ROYALE Year: 1967 Rating: *1/2 The infamous James Bond Spy Spoof CASINO ROYALE from the much-too-colorful 1960'...

ORSON WELLES, PAMELA FRANKLIN & LEE PURCELL 'NECROMANCY'

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Pamela Franklin & Orson Welles in NECROMANCY Year: 1972 Rating: **1/2 Exploitation/Horror b-director Bert I. Gordon definitely knew WHO ...

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ORSON WELLES AND JOSEPH COTTEN IN 'JOURNEY INTO FEAR'

ORSON WELLES AND JOSEPH COTTEN IN 'JOURNEY INTO FEAR' ORSON WELLES AND JOSEPH COTTEN IN 'JOURNEY INTO FEAR'

Orson Welles & Joseph Cotten in JOURNEY INTO FEAR Year 1943 rating **** An entertaining, lightweight suspense yarn about a passive ar...

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PHOTO GALLERY 'CURSE OF THE DEMON' FOR ANOTHER OCTOBRER

PHOTO GALLERY 'CURSE OF THE DEMON' FOR ANOTHER OCTOBRER PHOTO GALLERY 'CURSE OF THE DEMON' FOR ANOTHER OCTOBRER

Cover of the British Blu Ray Box Set for NIGHT OF THE DEMON/CURSE OF THE DEMON There have been two reviews on the Jacques Tourneur classic h...

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OLIVER REED AND GLENDA JACKSON IN 'THE TRIPLE ECHO'

OLIVER REED AND GLENDA JACKSON IN 'THE TRIPLE ECHO' OLIVER REED AND GLENDA JACKSON IN 'THE TRIPLE ECHO'

Title: THE TRIPLE ECHO Year: 1972 Rating: **** In any movie where a man has to dress up like a woman, for whatever reason, there's the o...

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OLIVER REED REBELS THROUGH HAMMER'S 'THESE ARE THE DAMNED'

OLIVER REED REBELS THROUGH HAMMER'S 'THESE ARE THE DAMNED' OLIVER REED REBELS THROUGH HAMMER'S 'THESE ARE THE DAMNED'

Title: THESE ARE THE DAMNED aka THE DAMNED Year: 1962 Rating: **** Hammer's THESE ARE THE DAMNED has a double-edged title starting with ...

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GLENN FORD, LEE MARVIN & GLORIA GRAHAME IN 'THE BIG HEAT'

GLENN FORD, LEE MARVIN & GLORIA GRAHAME IN 'THE BIG HEAT' GLENN FORD, LEE MARVIN & GLORIA GRAHAME IN 'THE BIG HEAT'

Title: THE BIG HEAT Shown: Glenn Ford Year: 1953 Rating: ***** On posters for Fritz Lang's classic film noir THE BIG HEAT there's wh...

GEORGE C. SCOTT IN 'HARDCORE' PETER BOYLE & SEASON HUBLEY

GEORGE C. SCOTT IN 'HARDCORE' PETER BOYLE & SEASON HUBLEY GEORGE C. SCOTT IN 'HARDCORE' PETER BOYLE & SEASON HUBLEY

HARDCORE Year: 1979 George C. Scott is a straight-laced, Midwestern business-owner with an innocent daughter who, on a church trip from home...

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LAURENCE HARVEY VS TOM COURTENAY FOR 'A DANDY IN ASPIC'

LAURENCE HARVEY VS TOM COURTENAY FOR 'A DANDY IN ASPIC' LAURENCE HARVEY VS TOM COURTENAY FOR 'A DANDY IN ASPIC'

Title: A DANDY IN ASPIC Year: 1968 Rates: ***1/2 "I do believe that you two would have got on well together," Tom Courtenay as a s...

TOM COURTENAY PURSUED THROUGHOUT ENGLAND AS 'OTLEY'

TOM COURTENAY PURSUED THROUGHOUT ENGLAND AS 'OTLEY' TOM COURTENAY PURSUED THROUGHOUT ENGLAND AS 'OTLEY'

Tom Courtenay in OTLEY Year: 1969 Rating: **** At the crest of the 1960's counter-culture, OTLEY was the final starring cinematic role f...

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TOM COURTENAY 'THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE RUNNER'

TOM COURTENAY 'THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE RUNNER' TOM COURTENAY 'THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE RUNNER'

Title: THE LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE RUNNER Year: 1962 Rating: ***** Although SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING gets credit for igniti...

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WILLIAM SYLVESTER DIGS INTO 'OFFBEAT' AKA 'THE DEVIL INSIDE'

WILLIAM SYLVESTER DIGS INTO 'OFFBEAT' AKA 'THE DEVIL INSIDE' WILLIAM SYLVESTER DIGS INTO 'OFFBEAT' AKA 'THE DEVIL INSIDE'

William Sylvester in OFFBEAT Year: 1961 Rating: **** There was a reason American actor William Sylvester was available for an American direc...

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JACQUELINE ELLIS WITH PATRICK ALLEN IN 'THE SINISTER MAN'

JACQUELINE ELLIS WITH PATRICK ALLEN IN 'THE SINISTER MAN' JACQUELINE ELLIS WITH PATRICK ALLEN IN 'THE SINISTER MAN'

Jacqueline Ellis in THE SINISTER MAN Year: 1961 Rating: *1/2 Another episode of EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES that also became a theatrical progra...

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JACQUELINE ELLIS AND JACK HEDLEY IN 'NEVER BACK LOSERS'

JACQUELINE ELLIS AND JACK HEDLEY IN 'NEVER BACK LOSERS' JACQUELINE ELLIS AND JACK HEDLEY IN 'NEVER BACK LOSERS'

Jacqueline Ellis in NEVER BACK LOSERS Year: 1961 Rating: ***1/2 Another b-crime programmer from the early 1960's that was originally an ...

JACQUELINE ELLIS IN 'THE TRAITORS' STARRING PATRICK ALLEN

JACQUELINE ELLIS IN 'THE TRAITORS' STARRING PATRICK ALLEN JACQUELINE ELLIS IN 'THE TRAITORS' STARRING PATRICK ALLEN

Jacqueline Ellis in THE TRAITORS Year: 1962 Rating: *** The second of two British b-crimes pairing lantern-jawed Patrick Allen , honing one ...

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JACQUELINE ELLIS VACATIONS FOR A NOIRISH 'DANGER MAN'

JACQUELINE ELLIS VACATIONS FOR A NOIRISH 'DANGER MAN' JACQUELINE ELLIS VACATIONS FOR A NOIRISH 'DANGER MAN'

Patrick McGoohan and Jacqueline Ellis in Danger Man: Vacation Year: 1961 Grade: A+ When it comes to 1960's British spy television,  Patr...

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JACQELINE ELLIS RETURNS ON 'THE SAINT' WITH ROGER MOORE

JACQELINE ELLIS RETURNS ON 'THE SAINT' WITH ROGER MOORE JACQELINE ELLIS RETURNS ON 'THE SAINT' WITH ROGER MOORE

  Jacqueline Ellis & Hugh McDermott in The Saint: The Golden Frog Year: 1965 Grade: C— Second episode of THE SAINT where Jacqueline El...

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JACQUELINE ELLIS IN 'ACCIDENTAL DEATH' WITH JOHN CARSON

JACQUELINE ELLIS IN 'ACCIDENTAL DEATH' WITH JOHN CARSON JACQUELINE ELLIS IN 'ACCIDENTAL DEATH' WITH JOHN CARSON

Jacqueline Ellis in ACCIDENTAL DEATH Year: 1963 Rating: ***1/2 Resembling a pretty young school teacher who "doesn't look like the ...

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JACQUELINE ELLIS AND ANTHONY BOOTH IN 'THE HI-JACKERS'

JACQUELINE ELLIS AND ANTHONY BOOTH IN 'THE HI-JACKERS' JACQUELINE ELLIS AND ANTHONY BOOTH IN 'THE HI-JACKERS'

Anthony Booth and Jacqueline Ellis in THE HI-JACKERSYear: 1963 Rating: **** Writer/director Jim O'Connolly should be well known for two...

JACQUELINE ELLIS, JEANNE MOODY & ROGER MOORE 'THE SAINT'

JACQUELINE ELLIS, JEANNE MOODY & ROGER MOORE 'THE SAINT' JACQUELINE ELLIS, JEANNE MOODY & ROGER MOORE 'THE SAINT'

Jacqueline Ellis & Roger Moore in The Saint: The Ever-Loving Spouse Year: 1964 Grade: B— British actress Jacqueline Ellis was a girl-nex...

JACQUELINE ELLIS 'THE YELLOW TEDDY BEARS' ANNETTE WHITELEY

JACQUELINE ELLIS 'THE YELLOW TEDDY BEARS' ANNETTE WHITELEY JACQUELINE ELLIS 'THE YELLOW TEDDY BEARS' ANNETTE WHITELEY

Jacqueline Ellis in THE YELLOW TEDDY BEARS Year: 1963 Rating: **1/2 With alternate titles THE THRILL SEEKERS and GUTTER GIRLS, even the act...

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ESCAPE FROM HAMMER HOUSE OF HORROR: THE SILENT SCREAM

ESCAPE FROM HAMMER HOUSE OF HORROR: THE SILENT SCREAM ESCAPE FROM HAMMER HOUSE OF HORROR: THE SILENT SCREAM

ç Ironically the final vehicle for the original HAMMER FILMS wasn't a film but a television series in the anthology vein of THE TWILIGHT...

VAL GUEST DIRECTS STANLEY BAKER IN HAMMER'S 'HELL IS A CITY'

VAL GUEST DIRECTS STANLEY BAKER IN HAMMER'S 'HELL IS A CITY' VAL GUEST DIRECTS STANLEY BAKER IN HAMMER'S 'HELL IS A CITY'

John Crawford & Lois Daine Year: 1960 Rates: **** The second and final Hammer feature with Val Guest directing his YESTERDAY'S ENEMY...

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CHEVY CHASE DRIVES ORIGINAL 'NATIONAL LAMPOON'S VACATION'