Partially fact-based account of legendary escape artist, Harry Houdini. Curtis and Leigh were married at the time film was made!
Frankie Avalon's beach-movie days were still ahead when he lent his boyish charm and golden pipes to this colorful tale set in 1897, blending breathtaking nature footage and sturdy performances. As David Moore (Lloyd Bochner) and gutsy young Brian Ferrers (Avalon) set off to inspect an African railway site, rampaging wildebeests turn their trek into a struggle for survival. After a hunter (Torin Thatcher) and a beautiful missionary (Mariette Hartley) save the duo, the lady swoons for Moore, but soon needs rescuing from cruel slave-hunters. In no time, the Drums of Africa send out a distress call, and the force of a mighty nation extracts its revenge. With vicious crocodiles, a risky river crossing, a blazing footbridge and an explosive finale, this is one exotic expedition you can't miss!
Splice the main-brace and set sail with one of Hollywood's greatest pirate yarns. Robert Newton ( Treasure Island) has the role of a lifetime as Blackbeard, holy terror of the high seas.
It's set at a time of buccaneers and privateers; plucky Robert Maynard (Keith Andes) infiltrates the ship of notorious pirate Charles Bellamy, searching for vital evidence that will convict crooked official Henry Morgan. But Bellamy has been deposed; Blackbeard is captain now and he doesn't trust Maynard. There's treasure to plunder and a fair maiden to rescue but Blackbeard is a dangerous man and will not easily be defeated...
Defiant Countess Alexandra (Marlene Dietrich) doesn't know the Assistant Commissar (Robert Donat) is really a deep-cover British agent, when he introduces himself in Alexander Korda's Knight Without Armor, 1937.
Frankie Avalon trades the beach for the jungle as an adventurer opposing the slave trade in Drums of Africa (1963) co-starring Mariette Hartley.
Missionairies to the Hawaiian Islands fight nature, disease and their own passions in Hawaii (1966) starring Julie Andrews, Max von Sydow, and Richard Harris.
In 16th-Century France, a woman (Lana Turner) serving as advisor to King Francis I falls for his son (Roger Moore) in Diane (1956).
The newsreader E.V.H. Emmett would have been familiar to any Britons watching this unbridled propaganda narrative, which continues at intervals throughout the film, opening The Lion Has Wings, 1940, directing credit shared by Michael Powell, Brian Desmond Hurst and Adrian Brunel.
Clear from the start that composer Bernard Hermann and cinematographer Leon Shamroy will have a field day, in Henry King's Hemingway adaptation The Snows of Kilimanjaro, 1952, starring Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward and Ava Gardner.
Trouble with a big two-headed Roc (by Ray Harryhausen) just as tiny Parisa (Kathryn Grant) tells Sinbad (Kerwin Matthews) the incantation, and Sokurah (Torin Thatcher) moves in, from The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, 1958.
Big action sequence, as MacRoberts (Richard Burton) and Smith (Chips Rafferty) curse Carstairs (Charles Tingwell) for rescuing Currie (Michael Pate), leading to heroism and trouble in North Africa, 1941, in Robert Wise's The Desert Rats, 1953.
Following opening credits, producer Buddy Adler gets full value for his Hong Kong location shooting, then introduces Eurasian doctor Han Suyin, as portrayed by Jennifer Jones, in the film based on her autobiographical novel, Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing, 1955, also starring William Holden.
They came to bring God, but instead brought disease and destruction. The Rev. Abner Hale (Von Sydow) and his gentle wife Jerusha (Andrews) attempt to convert early 19th-century Hawaiian natives to Christianity but find themselves ill-equipped to endure the unexpected tribulations of paradise. Surging with the excitement of windstorms, firestorms, shark attacks and magnificent island scenery, Hawaii shines as passionately as the island paradise itself.
Sexual tension spills off the screen in this sweaty bromance. Hawaii follows two former friends who reunite during a hot summer in the Argentinean countryside. As they work together to restore a vacation home, a game of power and desire ensues.
Hawaii's delightful beaches reveal multi-hued sands as the warm ocean washes over your feet. Feel warm ocean spray leap into rainbows, as seawater roars from hidden blowholes. Experience the magic rays of sunrise peeking through golden clouds from the rim of Haleakala Crater.
Explore our 50th state with Frank Klicar who will give you a unique view of the land and people of this tropical paradise. Visit Kauai, the Garden Isle, and learn how sugar is produced. Oahu is the location of the state capital, Honolulu and scene of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Hear a first hand account of the events of the fateful day from those who witnessed it. Molokai is the least developed of the islands and here you will learn the story of Father Damien. Maui, the former capital under the great kings of Hawaii, is now the tourist center of the islands.Lahaina is a former whaling center and site of the annual canoe carving competition. The Big Island of Hawaii is larger than all the other islands combined. Here volcanoes still are erupting and creating new land. Coffee and cattle ranching remain an important part of the economy. Finally, we'll drive to the top of 14,000 foot Mauna Kea volcano to see the largest astronomical observatory complex in the world.
This restored film version of James Michener's best-seller stars a remarkable cast in a celebrated epic adventure that traces the arrival of missionaries in 1820's Hawaii and the eventual devastation of a paradise lost.
Having trespassed in the Tandaran military zone, Archer and Mayweather are held in a prison amid civilian Suliban who are routinely held even though they are not the genetically altered troops led by Silik in the Temporal Cold War. Disgusted that the innocent detainees include children, Archer organizes a jail break.
A tough little alien boy and his father attempt to prove their superiority to humans by challenging John and Will Robinson to a test of strength and bravery.
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Two wealthy men fall into the clutches of fearsome magician Moloch and his hulking assistant who force them into a night-long game of cat and mouse. Featuring Richard Kiel, best known as Jaws in the James Bond films The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker.
A strangler prowls the streets of London, and each time he strikes, the same reporter arrives followed by Sgt. Ottermole. Is it a coincidence?
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