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51. The Saint (1962–1969)
Episode: The Gadic Collection (1967)

49 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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The Gadic collection forms the priceless centre-piece of an art exhibition at the Silbakin Museum in Turkey and several groups of people are out to steal it, most notably the wealthy local ... See full summary »

Writer: Leslie Charteris | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Roger Moore, Peter Wyngarde, Georgia Brown, Michael Ripper

Votes: 40

52. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: The Horsemasters: Follow Your Heart (1961)

Unrated | 90 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.0
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A 16-week course in horsemanship has a group of students learning the finer points of sportsmanship, jumping, horsecare, dressage and riding to hounds under stern and exacting teachers.

Writers: William Fairchild, Don Stanford, Ted Willis | Director: William Fairchild | Stars: Annette Funicello, Tommy Kirk, Janet Munro, Tony Britton

Votes: 79

53. School Ties (1992)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama

6.9
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Set in the 1950s, a star-quarterback is given an opportunity to attend an elite preparatory school but must conceal the fact that he is Jewish.

Writers: Dick Wolf, Darryl Ponicsan | Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Matt Damon, Chris O'Donnell, Randall Batinkoff

Votes: 17,804

54. Time Without Pity (1957)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Alec Graham is sentenced to death for the murder of his girlfriend Jennie, with whom he spent a weekend at the English country home of the parents of his friend Brian Stanford. Alec's ... See full summary »

Writer: Ben Barzman | Director: Joseph Losey | Stars: Michael Redgrave, Ann Todd, Leo McKern, Paul Daneman

Votes: 618

55. Mine Own Executioner (1947)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.9
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Pretty Molly Lucian enlists the reluctant aid of psychologist Felix Milne in treating her potentially homicidal husband Adam, who refuses to see a "real" psychiatrist. Traumatized in a ... See full summary »

Writer: Nigel Balchin | Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: Burgess Meredith, Dulcie Gray, Michael Shepley, Christine Norden

Votes: 207

56. Our Virgin Island (1958)

84 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Two newly weds buy a small private island in the British Virgin Islands and live a happy life without the comforts of modern society.

Writers: Pat Jackson, Ring Lardner Jr., Robb White | Director: Pat Jackson | Stars: John Cassavetes, Virginia Maskell, Sidney Poitier, Isabel Dean

Votes: 58

57. The Battle of the Sexes (1960)

84 min | Comedy

6.8
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Man-eating businesswoman, Angela Barrows is sent by her US company to Edinburgh to investigate export opportunities. She meets businessman Robert MacPherson en route and he persuades her to... See full summary »

Writers: James Thurber, Monja Danischewsky | Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Peter Sellers, Robert Morley, Constance Cummings, Jameson Clark

Votes: 833

58. Next to No Time (1958)

93 min | Comedy

6.8
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Unassuming planning engineer David Webb finds himself on the Queen Elizabeth to New York with instructions to negotiate a high-powered loan. His lack of confidence means he is completely ... See full summary »

Writers: Henry Cornelius, Paul Gallico | Director: Henry Cornelius | Stars: Kenneth More, Betsy Drake, Harry Green, Patrick Barr

Votes: 40

59. Strange Affection (1957)

87 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Tod is a motherless boy, who is mistreated by his violent father. He eventually finds happiness with kindly foster parents.

Writers: Charlotte Hastings, Wolf Rilla | Director: Wolf Rilla | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Dorothy Alison, Colin Petersen, Terence Morgan

Votes: 66

60. The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1955)

13 min | Short

6.8
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In one of the biggest Mickey Mouse's classic, a young inexperienced apprentice of a powerful wizard tries to use magic to get threw is chores.

Writers: Dennis Arundell, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe | Director: Michael Powell | Star: Sonia Arova

Votes: 95

61. Cotton Queen (1937)

80 min | Comedy

6.8
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Writers: Syd Courtenay, Louis Golding, Barry Peake, Scott Pembroke | Directors: Joe Rock, Bernard Vorhaus | Stars: Will Fyffe, Stanley Holloway, Mary Lawson, Helen Haye

Votes: 13

62. Calliope (1994)

15 min | Short

6.8
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Phil Collins plays a writer who creates a femme fatale character that eventually comes to life in the real world.

Writer: Christopher Byron | Director: Alun Harris | Stars: Phil Collins, Martin Jarvis, Richard E. Grant, Michael Winner

Votes: 20

63. The Champions (1968–1969)
Episode: Shadow of the Panther (1969)

49 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.8
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Having contacted Tremayne from Haiti to report disturbing behaviour scientist Ralph Charters dies, apparently of fright, with his hair turned white. Sharron is sent to his hotel the ... See full summary »

Creators: Monty Berman, Dennis Spooner | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo, William Gaunt, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 17

64. Return to Oz (1985)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.7
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42 Metascore

Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, is somehow called back to Oz when a vain witch and the Nome King destroy everything that makes the magical land beautiful.

Writers: L. Frank Baum, Gill Dennis, Walter Murch | Director: Walter Murch | Stars: Fairuza Balk, Nicol Williamson, Jean Marsh, Piper Laurie

Votes: 19,423

65. Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)

Unrated | 98 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.7
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Aboard a British train, mysterious fortune teller Dr. Schreck uses tarot cards to read the futures of five fellow passengers.

Writer: Milton Subotsky | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Max Adrian, Ann Bell

Votes: 3,255

66. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)

55 min | Adventure, Family

6.7
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Black Beauty is a pure black, thoroughbred horse in late 19th Century rural England who is adopted into the household of James Gordon, a local doctor and widower, and befriended by his ... See full summary »

Creator: Ted Willis | Stars: William Lucas, Charlotte Mitchell, Roderick Shaw, Michael Culver

Votes: 217

67. Girly (1970)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

6.7
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A wealthy, fatherless British clan kidnaps bums and hippies and forces them to participate in an elaborate role-playing game in which they are the perfect family; those who refuse or attempt escape are ritualistically murdered.

Writers: Brian Comport, Maisie Mosco | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Michael Bryant, Ursula Howells, Pat Heywood, Howard Trevor

Votes: 709

68. The Macomber Affair (1947)

Approved | 89 min | Adventure

6.7
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Robert Wilson leads safaris on the Kenyan savanna. On this occasion, he takes Mr. and Mrs. Macomber out to hunt buffalo. The obnoxious ways of Margaret Macomber make the three of them get ... See full summary »

Writers: Ernest Hemingway, Seymour Bennett, Frank Arnold, Casey Robinson | Director: Zoltan Korda | Stars: Gregory Peck, Joan Bennett, Robert Preston, Reginald Denny

Votes: 630

69. Nightmare (1964)

83 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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Janet is a young student at a private school; her nights are troubled by horrible dreams in which she sees her mother, who is in fact locked in an insane asylum, haunting her. Expelled ... See full summary »

Writer: Jimmy Sangster | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: David Knight, Moira Redmond, Jennie Linden, Brenda Bruce

Votes: 941

70. Two and Two Make Six (1962)

89 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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An US airman stationed in the UK strikes down his commanding officer. Believing he killed him, the airman goes on the run with a girl. They run into a couple that looks like them and a mix up happens.

Writer: Monja Danischewsky | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: George Chakiris, Janette Scott, Alfred Lynch, Jocelyn Lane

Votes: 33

71. Dune (1984)

PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule.

Writers: Frank Herbert, David Lynch | Director: David Lynch | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis, Leonardo Cimino

Votes: 96,475

72. Beat the Devil (1953)

Approved | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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On their way to Africa are a group of rogues who hope to get rich there, and a seemingly innocent British couple. They meet and things happen...

Writers: Claud Cockburn, Truman Capote, John Huston | Director: John Huston | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Robert Morley

Votes: 6,080

73. Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968)

G | 92 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.6
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When his castle is exorcised, Dracula plots his revenge against the Monsignor who performed the rites by attempting to make the holy man's young niece his bride.

Writers: Anthony Hinds, Bram Stoker | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Christopher Lee, Rupert Davies, Veronica Carlson, Barbara Ewing

Votes: 4,417

74. The Saint (1962–1969)
Episode: The Man Who Gambled with Life (1969)

49 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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The Saint is lured to a house in Cornwall by two attractive young sisters in which he meets their father, Keith Longman, an eccentric millionaire. He tells the Saint that he is dying and ... See full summary »

Writers: Leslie Charteris, Harry W. Junkin | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Roger Moore, Clifford Evans, Jayne Sofiano, Veronica Carlson

Votes: 37

75. Angels One Five (1952)

98 min | Drama, War

6.5
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The story of an RAF fighter squadron at the height of the Battle of Britain.

Writers: Derek N. Twist, Pelham Groom | Director: George More O'Ferrall | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Michael Denison, Andrew Osborn, Cyril Raymond

Votes: 578

76. Night Must Fall (1964)

101 min | Crime, Thriller

6.5
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A psychotic killer gets in the good graces of his aging invalid employer, and worms his way into the affection of her beautiful daughter, with unpleasant results for all.

Writers: Emlyn Williams, Clive Exton | Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Albert Finney, Susan Hampshire, Mona Washbourne, Sheila Hancock

Votes: 454

77. Star Maidens (1976– )

30 min | Sci-Fi

6.5
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TV series of British/German origin, and set in the "present" Earth of the 1970s. A planet from another solar system drifts into Earth's system and is detected by some Earth scientists who ... See full summary »

Stars: Lisa Harrow, Christian Quadflieg, Christiane Krüger, Judy Geeson

Votes: 117

78. The Skull (1965)

83 min | Horror, Thriller

6.4
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A collector comes into possession of the skull of the Marquis de Sade and learns it is possessed by an evil spirit.

Writers: Robert Bloch, Milton Subotsky | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Peter Cushing, Patrick Wymark, Jill Bennett, Nigel Green

Votes: 1,455

79. Hell in Korea (1956)

80 min | Drama, History, War

6.4
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In 1951 during the Korean War retreat a small British re-con group is surrounded by Chinese troops and holds out in a lonely temple atop a hill.

Writers: Max Catto, Ian Dalrymple, Ronald Spencer, Anthony Squire | Director: Julian Amyes | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Ronald Lewis, George Baker, Harry Andrews

Votes: 304

80. The Fighting Pimpernel (1950)

88 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.4
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A British aristocrat goes in disguise to France to rescue people from The Terror of the guillotine.

Writers: Baroness Emmuska Orczy, Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: David Niven, Margaret Leighton, Cyril Cusack, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 351

81. The Wild Heart (1952)

Unrated | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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A re-editing of Gone to Earth (1950) after a disagreement and court case between director Michael Powell and producer David O. Selznick. Selznick's changes are mainly:- (1) Adding a ... See full summary »

Writers: Mary Webb, Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, Rouben Mamoulian | Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, Rouben Mamoulian, William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Jennifer Jones, David Farrar, Cyril Cusack, Sybil Thorndike

Votes: 99

82. Clara's Heart (1988)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama

6.3
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David is a teenager whose parents are in a deteriorating marriage after their infant daughter dies. Clara is a chambermaid at a Jamaican resort who's hired to be a housekeeper. She and ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Olshan, Mark Medoff | Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Ontkean, Kathleen Quinlan, Neil Patrick Harris

Votes: 1,675

83. The Creeping Flesh (1973)

PG | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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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 ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Spenceley, Jonathan Rumbold | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Lorna Heilbron, George Benson

Votes: 2,075

84. World in Action (1963–1998)

Documentary

6.3
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A documentary series focusing on current affairs.

Stars: Chris Kelly, Andrew Brittain, Mike Walsh, Derek Cooper

Votes: 43

85. The Plot to Kill Hitler (1990 TV Movie)

94 min | Drama, History, War

6.3
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"The Plot to Kill Hitler" is a historical recreation of the 1944 attempt by several German High Command Officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler and take control of the German government. Lead ... See full summary »

Writer: Steven Elkins | Director: Lawrence Schiller | Stars: Brad Davis, Madolyn Smith Osborne, Ian Richardson, Kenneth Colley

Votes: 329

86. Golden Salamander (1950)

96 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.3
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A man is torn between tackling a sinister crime syndicate or turning a blind eye to the suffering it creates.

Writers: Victor Canning, Lesley Storm, Ronald Neame | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Trevor Howard, Anouk Aimée, Herbert Lom, Walter Rilla

Votes: 305

87. Memed My Hawk (1984)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama

6.3
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In 1920s Turkey, young peasant Memed elopes with beautiful Hatche who was promised in an arranged marriage to the local potentate Abdi Aga's son and later joins a group of bandits.

Writers: Yasar Kemal, Peter Ustinov | Director: Peter Ustinov | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Herbert Lom, Denis Quilley, Michael Elphick

Votes: 128

88. Destination Dune (1984 TV Movie)

6 min | Documentary

6.3
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Writer: Paul Sammon | Director: Paul Sammon | Stars: Percy Rodrigues, Frank Herbert, David Lynch, Raffaella De Laurentiis

Votes: 25

89. The Doctor and the Devils (1985)

R | 93 min | Horror, Drama

6.2
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Grave robbers supply a doctor with bodies to test on.

Writers: Dylan Thomas, Ronald Harwood | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Timothy Dalton, Jonathan Pryce, Twiggy, Julian Sands

Votes: 740

90. Torture Garden (1967)

Approved | 93 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.2
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An anthology of four short horror stories about people who visit Dr. Diabolo's fairground haunted-house attraction show.

Writer: Robert Bloch | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Jack Palance, Burgess Meredith, Beverly Adams, Peter Cushing

Votes: 1,537

91. Night Beat (1947)

91 min | Drama

6.2
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After the war is over, two army pals take opposite paths in civvy street. One becomes a petty criminal, the other becomes a policeman.

Writers: Guy Morgan, T.J. Morrison, Roland Pertwee, Robert Westerby | Director: Harold Huth | Stars: Anne Crawford, Maxwell Reed, Ronald Howard, Christine Norden

Votes: 20

92. Greasepaint and Gore, Part 2: The Hammer Monsters of Roy Ashton (2004)

1 min | Documentary, Short

6.2
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Writers: Bruce Sachs, Russell Wall | Director: Russell Wall | Stars: Roy Ashton, Elizabeth Ashton, Philip Leakey, Christopher Lee

Votes: 8

93. The Day of the Triffids (1963)

Approved | 93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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After an unusual meteor shower leaves most of the human population blind, a merchant navy officer must find a way to conquer tall, aggressive plants which are feeding on people and animals.

Writers: Bernard Gordon, Philip Yordan, John Wyndham | Directors: Steve Sekely, Freddie Francis | Stars: Nicole Maurey, Howard Keel, Janette Scott, Kieron Moore

Votes: 5,550

94. The Evil of Frankenstein (1964)

Unrated | 84 min | Horror

6.1
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Penniless, Baron Frankenstein, accompanied by his eager assistant Hans, arrives at his family castle near the town of Karlstaad, vowing to continue his experiments in the creation of life. ... See full summary »

Writer: Anthony Hinds | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Peter Cushing, Peter Woodthorpe, Duncan Lamont, Sandor Elès

Votes: 2,339

95. 100 Years of Horror (1996– )
Episode: Maniacs (1996)

Unrated | Documentary, Horror

6.1
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This is about slasher movie genre: Silence of the lambs, peeping tom, etc...

Writer: Ted Newsom | Stars: John Carpenter, Roger Corman, Hazel Court, Freddie Francis

Votes: 38

96. Princess Caraboo (1994)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.0
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Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Austin, John Wells | Director: Michael Austin | Stars: Phoebe Cates, Jim Broadbent, Wendy Hughes, Kevin Kline

Votes: 2,112

97. Code Name: Emerald (1985)

PG | 95 min | Action, Drama, War

6.0
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In april 1944, an allied agent is sent to France in order to rescue an "overlord" captured by the Germans. (An "overlord" is one of the few men who knew the date and place of the "D" day). ... See full summary »

Writer: Ronald Bass | Director: Jonathan Sanger | Stars: Ed Harris, Max von Sydow, Horst Buchholz, Helmut Berger

Votes: 723

98. The Psychopath (1966)

82 min | Horror, Mystery

6.0
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Four men who were involved in the investigation of a German millionaire at the end of the Second World War are found murdered with tiny dolls left next to their corpses.

Writer: Robert Bloch | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Patrick Wymark, Margaret Johnston, John Standing, Alexander Knox

Votes: 378

99. 100 Years of Horror: The Frankenstein Family (1996 Video)

Documentary, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Writer: Ted Newsom | Stars: Christopher Lee, Ralph Bellamy, Michael F. Blake, Kenneth Branagh

Votes: 37

100. The Adventures of Black Beauty (1972–1974)
Episode: Goodbye Beauty (1974)

Adventure, Family

6.0
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Paperwork is discovered revealing Black Beauty doesn't belong to the Gordons. The lawyer Crevache refuses to listen to reason so Jenny takes off with Beauty to keep him from being taken. In... See full summary »

Writers: John Kane, Anna Sewell | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: William Lucas, Charlotte Mitchell, Stacy Dorning, Graham Crowden

Votes: 5