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Movie: The Man in the Iron Mask ( 1939 )
Despotic King Louis XIV discovers he has a twin brother who has grown up under the tutelage of his foster father, the patriotic musketeer D'Artagnan.
Movie: A Chump at Oxford ( 1940 )
As a reward for capturing a bank robber, Stan and Ollie get scholarship to Oxford, but are met with resentment by other students.
Movie: Laddie ( 1940 )
Handsome Laddie Stanton courts neighbor Pamela Pryor, meeting opposition from her stern military father, recently immigrated from England.
Movie: Vigil in the Night ( 1940 )
Nurse Anne Lee blames herself for a fatal mistake of her sister Lucy, who also is a nurse. Anne loses her job, and gets a new one at a poorly equipped country hospital. There she falls in love with Dr. Prescott, who is battling with Mr. Bowly, the chairman of the local hospital board, who also makes Anne's life miserable. But then a virulent epidemic begins...
Movie: Women in War ( 1940 )
A "good-time girl", raised by her somewhat lax divorced father, finds herself involved in an accidental death, and the only way she's able to get out of it is to volunteer--albeit ...
Movie: The Howards of Virginia ( 1940 )
Just prior to the American War of Independence, aristocratic Virginian Jane Peyton marries unsophisticated rustic farmer and surveyor Matt Howard who takes her to his Shenandoah Valley plantation and later goes to war.
Movie: They Dare Not Love ( 1941 )
An Austrian prince flees his homeland when the Nazis take over and settles in London. While in London, he meets a beautiful Austrian émigré who makes him realize his mistake in leaving Austria. He makes a deal with the Nazis to return in exchange for some Austrian prisoners, but discovers that the Nazis are not to be trusted.
Movie: Hamlet ( 1948 )
Prince Hamlet struggles over whether or not he should kill his uncle, whom he suspects has murdered his father, the former King.
Movie: Moulin Rouge ( 1953 )
Fictional account of French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.
Movie: The Black Knight ( 1954 )
As a blacksmith John can't hope to win the hand of Linet, daughter of the Earl of Yeonil. Off he goes to prove himself a noble knight. He makes himself a suit of armor with a winged chicken helmet and runs around fighting for King Arthur as the Black Knight. Evil doings include plots by visiting kings and a Druid sacrificial ceremony at Stonehenge.
Movie: The End of the Affair ( 1955 )
In war-torn London, Maurice Bendrix (Van Johnson) falls in love with neighbor Sarah Miles Deborah Kerr). They begin an illicit romance behind Sarah's husband's back. While war does not last forever, neither does love in this existentialist tale.
Movie: Magic Fire ( 1956 )
The life and career of German composer Richard Wagner.
Movie: Alexander the Great ( 1956 )
The life and military conquests of Alexander III of Macedon (July 20/21, 356 - June 10/11, 323 B.C.), commonly known as Alexander the Great.
Movie: Time Without Pity ( 1957 )
The day before a young man is to be executed for killing his girlfriend, his alcoholic father shows up to try to prove his innocence.
Movie: The Curse of Frankenstein ( 1957 )
Victor Frankenstein builds a creature and brings it to life, but it behaves not as he intended.
Movie: The Abominable Snowman ( 1957 )
A kindly English botanist and a gruff American scientist lead an expedition to the Himalayas in search of the legendary Yeti.
Movie: Violent Playground ( 1958 )
Struggle between a Liverpool Juvenile Liaison officer and a young and dangerous pyromaniac.
Movie: Horror of Dracula ( 1958 )
Jonathan Harker begets the ire of Count Dracula after he accepts a job at the vampire's castle under false pretenses, forcing his colleague Dr. Van Helsing to destroy the predatory villain when he targets Harker's loved ones.
Movie: The Revenge of Frankenstein ( 1958 )
Baron Frankenstein escapes from the guillotine and goes to Germany. There, he names himself Dr. Stein and plans to restart his experiments by using parts of dead bodies.
Movie: The Hound of the Baskervilles ( 1959 )
When a nobleman is threatened by a family curse on his newly inherited estate, detective Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.
Movie: John Paul Jones ( 1959 )
The swashbuckling adventures of the hero of the Revolutionary War. His contributions weren't always appreciated by the new U.S. government. After the way Congress show their displeasure by sending him to the Russia of Catherine the Great.
Movie: The Mummy ( 1959 )
In 1895, British archaeologists find and open the tomb of Egyptian Princess Ananka with nefarious consequences.
Movie: The Flesh and the Fiends ( 1960 )
In 1828 Scotland, Edinburgh surgeon Dr. Knox does medical research on cadavers he buys from murderers Burke and Hare, without questioning the unethical procurement methods.
Movie: The Brides of Dracula ( 1960 )
Vampire hunter Van Helsing returns to Transylvania to destroy handsome bloodsucker Baron Meinster, who has designs on beautiful young schoolteacher Marianne.
Movie: Sword of Sherwood Forest ( 1960 )
While King Richard is away at the Crusades, some Nottingham nobles and their Sheriff plot to confiscate estates of fallen Crusaders but Robin Hood and Maid Marian foil their plan.
Movie: The Hellfire Club ( 1963 )
Years after fleeing his ancestral home with his mother, Jason returns home to claim his birthright, only to find his way blocked by his evil cousin Thomas. In order to reclaim his title, Jason must do battle with his cousin, who calls upon the members of the deadly Hellfire Club to stop him.
Movie: Fury at Smugglers' Bay ( 1961 )
Pirate wreckers ravage a small seaside community while the ineffectual local squire tries to discourage his son's romance with a smuggler's pretty daughter.
Movie: The Naked Edge ( 1961 )
Five years after George Radcliffe was the chief witness in a high profile murder case, his wife receives a blackmailing letter accusing him of the crime.
Movie: Cash on Demand ( 1962 )
A charming but ruthless criminal holds the family of a bank manager hostage as part of a cold-blooded plan to steal 97,000 pounds.
Movie: Night Creatures ( 1962 )
In 18th-century England, the Royal Crown sends Royal Navy Captain Collier and his crew to investigate reports of illegal smuggling and bootlegging in a coastal town where locals believe in Marsh Phantoms.
Movie: The Devil's Agent ( 1962 )
In East Germany, a double agent falls for a beautiful young escapee from Hungary.
TV Show: Comedy Playhouse ( 1961 )
Comedy Playhouse is a long-running British anthology series of one-off unrelated sitcoms that aired for 120 episodes from 1961 to 1975. Many episodes later graduated to their own series, including Steptoe and Son, Meet the Wife, Till Death Us Do Part, All Gas and Gaiters, Up Pompeii!, Not in Front of the Children, Me Mammy, That's Your Funeral, The Liver Birds, Are You Being Served? and Last of the Summer Wine, which is the world's longest running sitcom, having run from January 1973 to August 2010.
Movie: The Man Who Finally Died ( 1964 )
A mysterious call summons Joe Newman to Bavaria in search of the father he believed dead for 20 years.
Movie: The Evil of Frankenstein ( 1964 )
Upon returning to his home village to continue his experimental research, the destitute Dr. Frankenstein revives his old creature, but a hypnotist wants the monster to control for himself.
Movie: The Gorgon ( 1964 )
In the early twentieth century, a Gorgon takes human form and terrorizes a small European village by turning its citizens to stone.
Movie: Dr. Terror's House of Horrors ( 1965 )
Aboard a British train, mysterious fortune teller Dr. Schreck uses tarot cards to read the futures of five fellow passengers.
Movie: She ( 1965 )
An Edwardian archaeologist and two companions stumble upon a lost city in East Africa, run by a beautiful queen whose love holds the promise of immortality.
Movie: Dr. Who and the Daleks ( 1965 )
An eccentric inventor and his companions travel in his TARDIS to the Planet Skaro and battle the evil menace of the Daleks.
Movie: The Skull ( 1965 )
A collector comes into possession of the skull of the Marquis de Sade and learns it is possessed by an evil spirit.
Movie: Island of Terror ( 1966 )
An isolated remote island community is threatened by an attack by tentacled silicates which liquefy and digest bone and tissue.
Movie: Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. ( 1966 )
The Daleks' fiendish plot in 2150 against Earth and its people is foiled when Dr. Who and friends arrive from the 20th century and figure it out.
Movie: Frankenstein Created Woman ( 1967 )
After being reanimated, Baron Frankenstein transfers the soul of a murdered young man into the body of a woman, prompting her to kill.
Movie: Island of the Burning Damned ( 1967 )
While mainland Britain shivers in deepest winter, the northern island of Fara bakes in the nineties. The boys at the Met station have no more idea what is going on than the regulars at the Swan. Only a stand-offish visting scientist suspects aliens are to blame. Meanwhile the new secretary to the local best-selling author is raising the temperature in her own way.
Movie: Some May Live ( 1967 )
Kate Meredith, a decoder for American intelligence, is compelled by her foreign correspondent husband, to give him classified information, which is then passed on to the Viet Cong. She is plagued with guilt, especially after her activities lead to an attempted assassination of a U. S. senator. In addition, she becomes disillusioned by her marriage and has an affair with the assistant to a high level army intelligence official. She becomes persuaded to relay false information to her husband even though she knows that it will likely result in his execution by the Communists.
TV Show: The Avengers ( 1961 )
Urbane John Steed and a variety of partners work for an elite organization tasked with investigating criminal and espionage matters within the UK. Their opponents use everything from standard techniques to robots and other science fiction gadgetry.
Movie: Torture Garden ( 1967 )
An anthology of four short horror stories about people who visit Dr. Diabolo's (Burgess Meredith's) fairground haunted-house attraction show.
Movie: The Blood Beast Terror ( 1969 )
A scientist, working with genetics, creates a creature that is capable of transforming back and forth between a giant Death Head moth and a beautiful woman. The creature masquerades as his daughter when she is in her human incarnation and feeds on the blood of her victims when she is in the moth form.
Movie: Corruption ( 1968 )
A doctor goes to extreme lengths--even murder--to restore the badly burned face of his fiancée.
TV Show: Sherlock Holmes ( 1965 )
Sherlock Holmes (alternatively Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes) is a series of Sherlock Holmes adaptations produced by the BBC between 1965 and 1968.
Movie: Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed ( 1969 )
Baron Frankenstein is once again working with illegal medical experiments. Together with a young doctor, Karl and his fiancée Anna, they kidnap the mentally sick Dr. Brandt, to perform the first brain transplantation ever.
Movie: Scream and Scream Again ( 1970 )
A serial killer who drains his victims' blood is on the loose in London. The police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.
Movie: One More Time ( 1970 )
Two night club owners find themselves in trouble with the law. One of them goes to his English Lord brother for help, and the Lord is later murdered. He swaps places with his dead brother to solve the murder.
Movie: The Vampire Lovers ( 1970 )
Seductive vampire Carmilla Karnstein and her family target the beautiful and the rich in a remote area of late eighteenth-century Gemany.
Movie: The House That Dripped Blood ( 1971 )
An anthology of four horror stories revolving around a mysterious rental house in the U.K.
Movie: Incense for the Damned ( 1972 )
A group of friends search for a young English Oxford student who has disappeared whilst researching in Greece. They are shocked to find that, wherever he has been, certain unsolved murders have taken place. Not believing that their friend could be the perpetrator of such acts, they press on with their search, finding him under the spell of a beautiful Vampire, whose blood-sucking methods include the use of sado-masochism. Believing they have killed her, the group return home, unaware that their friend is now a Vampire.
Movie: Twins of Evil ( 1971 )
A religious sect led by Gustav Weil hunts all women suspected of witchcraft, killing a number of innocent victims. Young Katy, Gustav's niece, will involve herself in a devilish cult, and become an instrument of Justice in the region.
Movie: I, Monster ( 1971 )
In the Nineteenth Century, in London, the psychologist Charles Marlowe researches a new drug capable to release inhibitions and uses his patients as guinea pigs. He discusses the principles of Freud with his friend Dr. Lanyon and decides to experiment his drug in himself. He becomes the ugly and evil Edward Blake and his friend and lawyer Frederik Utterson believes Blake is another person that might be blackmailing Charles. Meanwhile Charles loses control of his transformation.
Movie: Tales from the Crypt ( 1972 )
Five strangers get lost in a crypt and, after meeting the mysterious Crypt Keeper, receive visions of how they will die.
Movie: Dracula A.D. 1972 ( 1972 )
Johnny Alucard raises Count Dracula from the dead in London in 1972. The Count goes after the descendants of Van Helsing.
Movie: Asylum ( 1972 )
In order to secure a job at a mental institution, a young psychiatrist must interview four patients inside the asylum.
Movie: Fear in the Night ( 1972 )
A young woman recovering from a nervous breakdown moves with her husband to a boys' school, and finds herself being terrorized by a mysterious one-armed man, but nobody believes her.
Movie: Dr. Phibes Rises Again ( 1974 )
The vengeful doctor rises again, seeking the Scrolls of Life in an attempt to resurrect his deceased wife.
Movie: Horror Express ( 1974 )
In 1906, in China, a British anthropologist discovers a frozen prehistoric creature and must transport it to Europe by train.
Movie: Nothing But the Night ( 1992 )
Three trustees of the Van Traylen fund have died during the last few months in deaths looking like suicides. However, after a mysterious bus accident involving the last three trustees and thirty orphan kids, Police Colonel Bingham (Sir Christopher Lee) starts investigating. The first question is why the bus driver, killed in the accident, is burnt when there was no fire during the accident. Dr. Ashley (Peter Cushing) uses hypnosis to find the truth about the mysterious happenings.
Movie: The Creeping Flesh ( 1974 )
A Victorian-age scientist returns to London with his paleontological bag-of-bones discovery from Papua New Guinea. Unfortunately, when exposed to water, flesh returns to the bones unleashing a malevolent being on the scientist's family and friends.
Movie: And Now the Screaming Starts! ( 1982 )
England, 1795: the young Catherine has just married Charles Fengriffen and moves into his castle. She becomes the victim of an old curse that lays on the family. On her wedding night she is raped by a ghost and gets pregnant.
TV Show: Orson Welles' Great Mysteries ( 1974 )
Host Orson Welles shows the audience down the dark byways of crime, fantasy and the supernatural. Dramas are based on short stories by the greatest authors and played by both famous American and English performers.
Movie: The Satanic Rites of Dracula ( 1973 )
In London in the 1970s, Scotland Yard police investigators think they have uncovered a case of vampirism. They call in an expert vampire researcher named Professor Lorrimer Van Helsing (a descendant of the great vampire-hunter Dr. Abraham Van Helsing) to help them put a stop to these hideous crimes. It becomes apparent that the culprit is Count Dracula, disguised as a reclusive property developer, but secretly plotting to unleash a fatal virus upon the world.
Movie: From Beyond the Grave ( 1974 )
An anthology of four short horror stories revolving around a British antique shop and its mysterious owner.
Movie: Madhouse ( 1974 )
A horror movie star returns to his famous role after years in a mental institution. But the character seems to be committing murders independent of his will.
Movie: The Beast Must Die ( 1974 )
Eight people have been invited to an island estate for the weekend. One of them is a werewolf. Can you guess which one?
Movie: Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell ( 1974 )
Baron Frankenstein works with a mental patient to reanimate the dead.
TV Show: The Zoo Gang ( 1974 )
An international team of four former French Resistance fighters meet again in the 60s. Despite their age, they vow to stick together and use their skills to avenge the death of one of their own, Claude, and raise the funds to build a hospital in his name. Claude's son Georges, an inspector with the French police, reluctantly helps them in their exploits along the French Riviera.
Movie: The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires ( 1974 )
While lecturing in China, Van Helsing agrees to help seven kung fu trained siblings reclaim their ancestral mountain village, now the domain of seven powerful vampires and their army of undead slaves.
Movie: Tender Dracula, or Confessions of a Blood Drinker ( 1975 )
Two writers and their girlfriends visit the castle of an actor who specializes in playing vampire roles. As the night progresses, they begin to wonder if the man is an actor playing a vampire, or a vampire playing an actor.
Movie: Shatter ( 1976 )
Shatter, an international hitman, is hiding out in Hong Kong after he has completed a contract out on an African leader. Shatter soon finds out that everyone wants him dead, including the crime syndicate, the cops and the brother of the African leader he killed. Shatter teams up with a kung fu expert to try to get the money that is owed to him. Various double crosses and fight scenes ensue.
Movie: Legend of the Werewolf ( 1978 )
A travelling circus in 19th century France adopts and showcases a feral "wolf boy", who grows into adulthood only to kill the one-man band. He runs off to Paris, where he develops a jealous, overprotective crush on a prostitute, leading him to attack her client, incurring a pursuit by a determined police surgeon.
Movie: The Ghoul ( 1975 )
Peter Cushing stars as a former priest who harbors a dark and horrible secret in his attic. The locked room serves as a prison cell for his crazed, cannibalistic adult son, who acquired his savage tastes in India during his father's missionary work there. Cushing fears that his son will escape to prey upon the effete guests at his rural English estate during a cross-country auto race.
TV Show: Space: 1999 ( 1975 )
It's 1999 and Moonbase Alpha has been built on the Moon to safeguard the nuclear waste shipped from Earth. On September 13, 1999, disaster strikes and the nuclear waste explodes, causing a chain reaction that hurls the Moon out of Earth's orbit and into deep space.
Movie: At the Earth's Core ( 1976 )
A Victorian era scientist and his assistant take a test run in their Iron Mole drilling machine and end up in a strange underground labyrinth ruled by a species of giant telepathic bird and full of prehistoric monsters and cavemen.
Movie: Land of the Minotaur ( 1977 )
A satanic cult kidnaps 3 young people and Priest Donald Pleasence and Costas Skouras must save them from the hands of this evil!
Movie: The Great Houdini ( 1976 )
A biography of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini, examining his fascination with the occult and his promise to his wife on her deathbed that he would speak from the beyond.
Movie: The Standard ( 1978 )
The setting is Belgrade, Oct 1918, the closing days of World War 1, and the disintegration of the Austro-Hungarian empire.
Movie: Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope ( 1977 )
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the mysterious Darth Vader.
Movie: Shock Waves ( 1977 )
Visitors to a remote island discover that a reclusive Nazi commandant has been breeding a group of Zombie soldiers.
Movie: The Uncanny ( 1979 )
Wilbur Gray, a horror writer, has stumbled upon a terrible secret, that cats are supernatural creatures who really call the shots. In a desperate attempt to get others to believe him, Wilbur spews three tales of feline horror.
Movie: Son of Hitler ( 1979 )
The leader of a right-wing German political party discovers that an illiterate woodcarver is actually the son of Adolf Hitler. He kidnaps the young man from a mental institution and prepares him to start the Fourth Reich.
Movie: Arabian Adventure ( 1979 )
An evil magician seeks to gain power by obtaining a magic rose. A peasant boy and a Prince join forces to stop him.
Movie: A Touch of the Sun ( 1979 )
A bumbling US marine Captain is assigned to retrieve a space capsule from a despotic African ruler.
TV Show: Hammer House of Horror ( 1980 )
Hammer House of Horror is a British television series made in 1980. An anthology series created by Hammer Films in association with Cinema Arts International and ITC Entertainment, it consists of thirteen 51-minute episodes, originally broadcast on ITV. Each self-contained episode features a different kind of horror. These vary from witches, werewolves and ghosts to devil-worship and voodoo, but also include non-supernatural horror themes such as cannibalism, confinement and serial killers.
Movie: A Tale of Two Cities ( 1980 )
An ex-aristocrat from France and an alcoholic English lawyer find themselves crossing paths and in love with the same woman during the French Revolution.
Movie: Mystery on Monster Island ( 1981 )
A young European boy living in San Francisco is reluctant to marry his long-term girlfriend because he wants to travel around the world first. His wealthy uncle agrees to send him on a global expedition aboard his ship, but en route the boy and his travelling companion are shipwrecked on a remote island, populated by countless prehistoric creatures as well as gold-hunting bandits.
Movie: Black Jack ( 1981 )
Sir Thomas Bedford orchestrates the heist of a Spanish casino, with the aid of a singer performing there. The police are aware of their activities, and a hostage situation arises.
Movie: House of the Long Shadows ( 1983 )
An American writer goes to a remote Welsh manor on a twenty thousand dollar bet: can he write a classic novel like "Wuthering Heights" in twenty-four hours? Upon his arrival, however, the writer discovers that the manor, thought empty, actually has several, rather odd, inhabitants.
TV Show: Tales of the Unexpected ( 1979 )
Tales of the Unexpected is a British television series originally aired between 1979 and 1988, made by Anglia Television for ITV. The series was an anthology of different tales. Initially episodes were based on the short stories collected in the books Tales of the Unexpected, Kiss Kiss and Someone Like You by Roald Dahl. The stories were sometimes sinister, sometimes wryly comedic, and usually had a twist ending. The upbeat theme music for the series was written by the prolific film and television composer Ron Grainer.
Movie: Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues ( 1984 )
Set in 1898, Cambridge, Massachusetts, depicts Annie Sullivan Macy supporting her student Helen Keller at Radcliffe College.
Movie: Top Secret! ( 1984 )
Parody of WWII spy movies in which an American rock and roll singer becomes involved in a Resistance plot to rescue a scientist imprisoned in East Germany.
Movie: Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight ( 1984 )
The Green Knights challenges King Arthur's knights. But only young Gawain takes it and decapitates him. The knight takes his head and now gives Gawain one year to learn about virtues, knighthood and then face the challenge himself.
Movie: Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death ( 1984 )
Sherlock Holmes (Peter Cushing) has retired. But when Alec MacDonald (Gordon Jackson) asks him to take on another case, he says yes. There have been some mysterious murders, and there are no visible causes for the deaths. At the same time Holmes gets this case, Graf Udo Von Felseck (Anton Diffring) gives him another case: find a young and missing Prince to prevent war between Germany and England. But Von Felseck is not as honest as he seems.
Movie: Biggles: Adventures in Time ( 1986 )
Daring British WWI fighter pilot James "Biggles" Bigglesworth and 1980s low-level business executive Jim Ferguson discover that they can time travel to each other's eras. They try to stop the Germans from changing the outcome of WWI.
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