My Donald Pleasence Collection

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BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950 TV Series)
Episode: Nineteen Eighty-Four (1954)
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George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
 
2.
Hell Is a City (1960)
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In Britain, a Manchester police inspector becomes obsessed with capturing a criminal who escapes from prison. (93 mins.)
Director: Val Guest
“ DVD: Hell Is a City (engl.) (FB-DVD) ” - mpf64
 
3.
The Flesh and the Fiends (1960)
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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. (97 mins.)
Director: John Gilling
 
4.
Circus of Horrors (1960)
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In 1947 England, a plastic surgeon must beat a hasty retreat to France when one of his patients has ghastly problems with her surgery... (92 mins.)
Director: Sidney Hayers
 
5.
The Risk (1960)
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A government team researching cures for plague find their results put on the Official Secrets list.... (81 mins.)
 
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Columbo (1971 TV Series)
Episode: Any Old Port in a Storm (1973)
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A connoisseur running a California winery murders his younger half-brother to prevent him from selling the family business. Lt. Columbo is on the case. (100 mins.)
“ DVD: Columbo: Wein ist dicker als Blut (german) (Universal / Die komplette dritte Staffel) ” - mpf64
 
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Tales That Witness Madness (1973)
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A psychiatrist tells stories of four special cases to a colleague. (90 mins.)
Director: Freddie Francis
“ DVD: Tales That Witness Madness (english) ” - mpf64
 
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From Beyond the Grave (1974)
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An anthology of four short horror stories revolving around a British antique shop and its mysterious owner. (97 mins.)
Director: Kevin Connor
“ DVD: From Beyond the Grave (english) ” - mpf64
 
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The Mutations (1974)
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Scientist experiments with crossing humans and plants, for which he uses his students. (92 mins.)
Director: Jack Cardiff
“ DVD: Labor des Grauens - The Freakmaker, Das (german) (Maritim Pictures) ” - mpf64
 
10.
Land of the Minotaur (1976)
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A satanic cult kidnaps 3 young people and Priest Donald Pleasence and Costas Skouras must save them from the hands of this evil! (88 mins.)
 
11.
The Uncanny (1977)
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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. (89 mins.)
Director: Denis Héroux
“ DVD: Unheimliche, Das (german) (Der Phantastische Film 07 / e-m-s)
DVD: Uncanny, The (engl.) (Network) ” - mpf64
 
12.
Tomorrow Never Comes (1978)
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Coming back from an extended business trip, Frank discovers that his girlfriend Janie is now working... (109 mins.)
Director: Peter Collinson
“ DVD: Tomorrow Never Comes (engl.) (Substance) ” - mpf64
 
13.
Halloween (1978)
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On Halloween night of 1963, six-year-old Michael Myers stabbed his sister to death. After sitting in a mental hospital for 15 years, Myers escapes and returns to Haddonfield to kill. (91 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
14.
Halloween II (1981)
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While Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt for Michael Myers, a traumatized Laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her. (92 mins.)
Director: Rick Rosenthal
“ DVD: Halloween 2 - Das Grauen Kehrt Zurück (german) ” - mpf64
 
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The Monster Club (1981)
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A writer of horror stories is invited to a "monster club" by a mysterious old gentleman. There, three... (104 mins.)
Director: Roy Ward Baker
 
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Phenomena (1985)
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A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders. (116 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
“ DVD: Phenomena (german) (XT Video) ” - mpf64
 
17.
Django Strikes Again (1987)
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A gunfighter-turned-monk returns to his former life when his estranged daughter is kidnapped by a Hungarian slaver. (88 mins.)
Director: Ted Archer
 
18.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
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Ten years after his original massacre, the invalid Michael Myers awakens and returns to Haddonfield to kill his seven-year-old niece on Halloween. Can Dr. Loomis stop him? (88 mins.)
“ DVD: Halloween IV - The return of Michael Myers (german) (Remastered Edition / TB Horror Productions) ” - mpf64
 
19.
The Commander (1988)
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A Major leads a group of mercenaries whose mission is to protect a disc full of secrets, located in South Asia. (105 mins.)
 
20.
Halloween 5 (1989)
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One year after the events of Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, the Shape returns to Haddonfield once again in an attempt to kill his now-mute niece. (96 mins.)
“ Halloween V - The Revenge of Michael Myers (german) (Remastered Edition / TB Horror Productions) ” - mpf64
 
21.
Halloween: 25 Years of Terror (2006 Documentary)
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A retrospective documentary about the Halloween movie franchise. (83 mins.)
“ DVD: Halloween: 25 Years Of Terror (german) (Bonus Disc for "Halloween 2 - Das Grauen Kehrt Zurück") ” - mpf64
 
22.
Jaguar Lives! (1979)
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A world's new kung-fu hero (Joe Lewis) is out to stop drug dealers, gangs and help save the world from an evil con (Christopher Lee). (90 mins.)
Director: Ernest Pintoff
 
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Prince of Darkness (1987)
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A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world. (102 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ DVD: Prince of Darkness (german) (Momentum) ” - mpf64
 
24.
The Ray Bradbury Theater (1985 TV Series)
Episode: Punishment Without Crime (1988)
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George Hill is stunned when he is sentenced to death--for murdering a robot facsimile of his adulterous young wife. (23 mins.)
“ DVD: Punishment Without Crime/The Ray Bradbury Theater (engl.) (on Box "The Ray Bradbury Theater" / Echo Bridge Home Entertainment) ” - mpf64
 
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River of Death (1989)
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An adventurer (Hamilton) decides to go in search of the lost city in the Amazon jungle. A motley crew... (107 mins.)
Director: Steve Carver