British TV & Films 1980 Not Yet Released On DVD Region 2

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1.
...And the Band Played On (1980)
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(95 mins.)
Director: Val Guest
 
2.
A Musical World (1980 TV Series)
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(26 mins.)
 
3.
A Question of Guilt (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
4.
Airport Chaplain (1980 TV Series)
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Rev. Bill Duncan and Father Jack Sampson are both short-listed for job as Airport Chaplain at Glenning Airport, when they meet it changes both their lives.
 
7.
Barriers (1981 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
8.
Border Cop (1980)
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US Border Patrol agent Frank Cooper is keeping a fine balance between doing his duty and empathizing with illegal Mexican border jumpers in 1970s California. (87 mins.)
 
9.
Breakaway (1980 TV Series)
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Much as detective inspector Sam Harvey would like to retire to devote himself full-time to his hobby of writing children's books, he has to solve a couple of intricate and baffling murder cases first. (30 mins.)
 
10.
Brendon Chase (1980 TV Series)
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TV adaptation of the classic children's novel by 'BB' - three young brothers run away from their aunt and live in the forest of Brendon Chase. (30 mins.)
 
11.
Brothers and Sisters (1980)
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Following a part-time prostitute's murder, two members of a communal household become suspects. (96 mins.)
Director: Richard Woolley
 
12.
Buccaneer (1980 TV Series)
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(50 mins.)
 
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14.
Coming Home (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
15.
Danger on Dartmoor (1980)
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(56 mins.)
Director: David Eady
 
16.
Diversion (1980)
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Gary is a happily married man, devoted to his wife, their kid and the family dog. A weekend without... (50 mins.)
Director: James Dearden
 
17.
Doom Castle (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
18.
Escape (1980 TV Series)
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Anthology series of dramatised accounts of famous real-life escapes from the law. (60 mins.)
 
19.
Exchange and Divide (1980)
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(50 mins.)
 
20.
Fancy Wanders (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
21.
Faust (1980)
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Rumbelow has taken an amalgamation of Marlowe, Goethe and Byron and produced an impression of the Faust tale. The film is based on the long running stage production that Triple Action Theatre toured around the world for 14 years. (80 mins.)
Director: Steven Rumbelow
 
22.
Fern, the Red Deer (1976)
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The story of a baby fawn, adopted by two children, and later returned to the herd. (58 mins.)
 
23.
For Maddie with Love (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
24.
God's Wonderful Railway (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
25.
Going Out (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
26.
Great Railway Journeys of the World (1980 TV Series)
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A series presenting various railway adventures from around the world.
 
27.
Grundy (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
28.
Hannah (1980 TV Series)
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Hannah, a middle aged housekeeper, arrives in Radstowe to make a fresh start. She finds employment, friendship and romance but two men who know her "sordid" past threaten her newly found happiness. Period drama. (35 mins.)
 
29.
High Rise Donkey (1980)
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The efforts of three children, who live in high rise flats, to save a donkey from two small-time crooks who want to sell it as horsemeat, by providing a temporary stable for the donkey in the block of high-rise flats. (56 mins.)
Director: Michael Forlong
 
30.
Holding the Fort (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
31.
In the Shadow of the Sun (1981)
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(51 mins.)
Director: Derek Jarman
 
32.
Janet and Company (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
33.
Journeys from Berlin/1971 (1980)
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An epic meditation on psychoanalysis, the Baader-Meinhof, feminism, and pre-revolutionary Russia. (125 mins.)
Director: Yvonne Rainer
 
34.
Jukes of Piccadilly (1980 TV Series)
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35.
Just Liz (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
36.
Little Lord Fauntleroy (1980 TV Movie)
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Ceddie, Earl of Dorincourt's only grandson and heir lives in America with his mother. The Earl, getting old... (103 mins.)
Director: Jack Gold
 
37.
Mackenzie (1980 TV Series)
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(50 mins.)
 
38.
Madhouse (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
 
39.
Maggie's Moor (1980 TV Series)
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Drama series about the adventures of a young girl living on Dartmoor during the Second World War.
 
40.
Maria Marten or Murder in the Red Barn (1980 TV Series)
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(55 mins.)
 
41.
Mary Millington's True Blue Confessions (1980)
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A tawdry tribute to Britain's number one sex symbol of the 1970's - Mary Millington. The film (made only a year after her tragic suicide) is a mixture of archive footage, interviews and new sex scenes. (45 mins.)
Director: Nick Galtress
 
42.
Never Never Land (1980)
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A young girl lives with her awful cousins and reads Peter Pan to escape from her misery. One day she escapes with her youngest cousin. She runs into a group of street children or "lost boys", joins them and treats them like a mother. (85 mins.)
Director: Paul Annett
 
43.
Nice Work (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
44.
Oh Happy Band (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
45.
Phoelix (1980)
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(47 mins.)
Director: Anna Ambrose
 
46.
Pig in the Middle (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
(30 mins.)
 
47.
Rushton's Illustrated (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
48.
Schiele in Prison (1980)
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The film dramatises the imprisonment of Schiele in Neulengbach in 1911, and looks at the authenticity of Schile's prison diary, which was published after his death. (50 mins.)
Director: Mick Gold
 
49.
Sex with the Stars (1980)
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After the magazine he works for is taken over by a sex-obsessed American, a shy astrology columnist... (92 mins.)
Director: Anwar Kawadri
 
50.
Premiere (1977 Mini-Series)
Episode: The Silence of the Sea (1980)
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Play adapted by Thomas Ellice from a story circulated by the French Resistance during the second world war... (30 mins.)
Director: David Gillard
 
51.
Sink or Swim (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Brian Webber lives on a leaky houseboat in London. He's trying hard to make his way in the world, thus far with limited success...
 
52.
Smith and Goody (1980 TV Series)
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The series was designed for children to get them interested in the new books for children at the time. Not quite a review format, but Mel Smith and Bob Goody performed sketches that were a comedic summary of the plots and story lines. (30 mins.)
 
53.
Sounding Brass (1980 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
54.
Spy! (1980 TV Series)
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True stories from the murky world of twentieth-century espionage. (60 mins.)
 
55.
Square Mile of Murder (1980 TV Series)
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This six part drama series was based on a book by Jack House of the same name. Depicting real life murders that took place in the Charing Cross area of Glasgow. Each episode features a different murder mystery.
 
56.
Starburst (1980 TV Series)
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Light entertainment/variety show.
Director: Philip Casson
 
57.
Summer Royal (1980 TV Series)
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58.
Sunday Lovers (1980)
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A sex comedy anthology containing four stories, each from a different country (England, France, USA and Italy). (125 mins.)
 
59.
Tanglewoods' Secret (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Patricia St John's warm story about Philip and Ruth in 1940s England. They have set their hearts on a second-hand camera... (66 mins.)
Director: Mike Pritchard
 
60.
The Adventure Game (1980 TV Series)
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Three people are stranded on a planet on the far side of the galaxy. In order to return to earth they...
 
61.
The Assassination Run (1980 TV Series)
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(50 mins.)
 
62.
The Blood of Hussain (1980)
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A dramatic depiction of the life of Hussain, with allegorical references to the history of the Prophet Muhammad and his descendants... (112 mins.)
Director: Jamil Dehlavi
 
63.
The Crowther Collection (1980 TV Series)
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64.
The Deceivers (1980 TV Series)
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65.
The Enigma Files (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Drama series about a policeman whose job is to investigate unsolved crimes. (50 mins.)
 
66.
The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Fu Manchu's 168th birthday celebration is dampened when a hapless flunky spills Fu's age-regressing elixir vitae... (100 mins.)
Director: Piers Haggard
 
67.
The Further Adventures of Oliver Twist (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
68.
The Glamour Girls (1980 TV Series)
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69.
The Godsend (1980)
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An English family of six takes in a pregnant woman who disappears shortly after giving birth. They raise the baby girl as their own... (93 mins.)
 
70.
The Latchkey Children (1980 TV Series)
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Children's series putting an unusual comical slant on the problem of children left to fend for themselves after school as their parents are at work. (25 mins.)
 
71.
The Mouse and the Woman (1980)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Karl Francis
 
72.
The Nesbitts Are Coming (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
(30 mins.)
 
73.
The Orchard End Murder (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Charthurst Green, Kent, 1966. Pauline Cox accompanies Mike Robins to a village cricket match in which he is playing... (48 mins.)
 
74.
The Sea Wolves (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A true WW2 story: the British must attack a German ship but it's safe in neutral Goa. So they send civilians, ex-soldiers about 60 years old. (120 mins.)
 
75.
The Setbacks (1980 TV Series)
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(10 mins.)
Director: Alan Afriat
 
76.
The Squad (1980 TV Series)
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Drama series dealing with the experiences of young cadets as they go through police training.
 
77.
The Square Leopard (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
78.
The Sun Trap (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
(30 mins.)
 
79.
The Swish of the Curtain (1980 TV Series)
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Seven boys and girls start their own theatre company and use their individual talents to produce plays for their friends and families... (30 mins.)
 
80.
The Wildcats of St. Trinian's (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
The girls of St. Trinian's decide they are being asked to do too much work so they go on strike. (91 mins.)
Director: Frank Launder
 
81.
There Goes the Bride (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
A nervous ad executive (Tom Smothers) creates havoc on his daughter's wedding day and becomes obsessed... (88 mins.)
Director: Terry Marcel
 
82.
Time of My Life (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
83.
Together (1980 TV Series)
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Centred around puerile living in what appears to be a middle class sheltered accommodation. Low key drama follows some pretty dull lives. (30 mins.)
 
84.
Touch of the Master's Hand (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The sale of an old violin sets off a chain of events that tests and strengthens an English family's faith. (64 mins.)
Director: Jimmy Murphy
 
85.
Treasures of the Snow (1980)
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(108 mins.)
 
86.
Une maison, une histoire (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
87.
Wainwright's Law (1980 TV Series)
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(25 mins.)
 
88.
Watch All Night (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
89.
Watch This Space (1980 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)