Flickers

  • 1982
  • TV Show
  • None

A winning British miniseries about a cocky Cockney with ambitions of becoming a movie mogul who finds the funds he needs (and the wife he doesn't) in an upper-class benefactor eager to cast the role of her unborn child's father. The six-part comedy originally aired on `Masterpiece Theatre.'

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Burgeoning egos and brushes with the local constabulary threaten the company's first picture. When Corky walks out, Maud conceives of an ambitious plan to save the production- while working on a production of a more maternal nature. And Arnie discovers that literature "has a lot of good stories in it, if you can just cut through all the crap."

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Episode Two Trailer
01:09 — Desperate for a star to carry his first picture, Arnie teams up with Max Legendre, who manages silent-film comedian Corky Brown. Temperamental Max rea (more…)
Vol. 2 Trailer
01:05 — Conflicts arise in the Brewer family when elder daughter Clara sets her sights on stardom and little Dotty begins to grow out of her childhood roles. (more…)
Episode Six Trailer
01:22 — Corky's downward spirial continues, eventually leading to a tragedy that threatens the company's very existence. When all appears lost, Arnie vows to (more…)
Vol. 3 Trailer
01:06 — During the filming of the company's first full-length feature, Arnie bullies everybody in sight, Maud eyes Letty susoicously, jealousy and ambition te (more…)
Vol. 1 Trailer
00:48 — Arnie Cole ekes out a living on the ragged edge of the silent-film industry- not to mention the fringes of the law. Be he dreams of starting his own p (more…)

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  • Premiered: May 23, 1982
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A winning British miniseries about a cocky Cockney with ambitions of becoming a movie mogul who finds the funds he needs (and the wife he doesn't) in an upper-class benefactor eager to cast the role of her unborn child's father. The six-part comedy origina… (more)

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