MK's Most Wanted

If you have any of these items below or have tips and want to trade for downloads from my sites, email me at wamtec@comcast.net

Extra rewards are given to anyone who finds items listed in the top 10 Most Wanted items. WL Forum fans - If you seek other items not shown on my list, email me and let me know what it is you want and I may already have it, or know how to find it. Let me know the details and I will do the research for you.
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1.
Thoroughbreds (1944)
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(56 mins.)
Director: George Blair
“ Adele Mara in evening dress in the pool.

http://www.movieposterbid.com/auctions/sale_222/sale_222_313.jpg

http://www.vintagewet.com/wfa/scrap2/mp/a08/v93524.jpg ” - M K
 
2.
“ Heidelinde Weiss in an evening dress in the pool in this U.S. / German film that won an award at the 1964 Cannes Film festival, but has never been released on tape or dvd or aired tv for 30 years. Known as "The Corpse of Beverly Hills" in the USA and aired in UK Cinemas under the title "Lu".

http://wamtec.com/Corpse1.jpg

http://wamtec.com/Corpse2.jpg

I only have a very old and poor quality bootleg recording. Looking for a decent print. ” - M K
 
3.
With Love, Sophia (1967 TV Movie)
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Sophia puts the spotlight on her life with music. At her Rome villa, Peter Sellers is WWII Axis officer and Jonathan Winters a 16th century sculptor. Sophia sings "Out of Town" to children and animals. Tony voices "Summertime in Rome." (52 mins.)
“ Sophia Loren dances in the pool in a flamenco dress.

http://www.vintagewet.com/wfa/scrap/a04/wfscrap19.html

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Not re-aried since 1967. The only known copy of this tv special is held in a vault at the UCLA Film and Television Library, and they say the videotape is in such poor condition they will not release it unless a preservation company will invest money to properly restore it.




 ” - M K
 
4.
Sexton Blake (1967 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
(30 mins.)
“ I once watched an episodes with an interesting fancy dress pool party from this 1967-71 UK TV series..

http://www.televisionheaven.co.uk/sexton.htm

Sadly, of the 59 episodes made, only 1 episode has been found so far, and the rest were all wiped by Thames TV. The only chance to find this would be if private collectors taped this or saved the tapes that Thames threw in the dumpster. ” - M K
 
5.
Screen Snapshots Series 34, No. 6: Hollywood Shower of Stars (1955 Short Film)
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Many of Hollywood's top stars are shown in off-screen informality in this Screen Snapshots entry. (9 mins.)
Director: Ralph Staub
“ Ginny Simms does a silly pool stunt for the Hollywood Shower of Stars film shiort scenes. This was reportedly seen on TCM 20 years ago as one of their short subject films, so we know it exists, somewhere in the TCM film vaults.

http://www.vintagewet.com/vwa/scrap/28/wfscrap28.html ” - M K
 
6.
The Naked Brigade (1965)
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A British girl is trapped on the island of Crete when the Germans invade it. (99 mins.)
Director: Maury Dexter
“ The rarest of all Shirley Eaton films. Never released on tape or DVD. Shirley plays a commando girl in several swimming scenes.

http://www.movieposter.com/poster/MPW-4462/Naked_Brigade.html ” - M K
 
7.
Temptation (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
(94 mins.)
“ Dawn Addams and Rosanna Podesta stranded on a deserted island.

http://rateyourmusic.com/images/all?assoc_id=30339&type=F

Been looking for this one for 20 years. ” - M K
 
8.
The Hideout (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
(91 mins.)
Director: Marc Simenon
“ AKA "L'exposion" and "Sex Explosion". Michele Richard in some slapstick wet and messy scenes.

http://www.udenap.org/Photos/e/explosion.jpg

No sign of this film or tv or tape or dvd siince 1971 when RC reported seeing this film at a UK cinema. ” - M K
 
9.
Tides of Passion (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
In her small village in Vendée, Ludvine, an orphan, is in love with Jean-Pierre, but he is jealously guarded by her woman employer... (88 mins.)
Director: Jean Stelli
“ Two great river scenes with Etchika Chourea in this French film, aka "Foire Aux Femmes" (tip reported by RC).

http://www.postertreasures.de/images/product_images/popup_images/gejagteunschuld.jpg

No sign of this film on tv or tape or dvd. Look on French Amazon or Ebay for this. ” - M K
 
10.
Vacances en enfer (1961)
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(82 mins.)
Director: Jean Kerchbron
“ Catherina Sola in the river. Tip reported by RC.

http://www.cinema-francais.fr/les_films/films_k/films_kerchbron_jean/vacances_en_enfer.htm

No sign of this film on tv or tape or dvd. Look on French Amazon or Ebay for this. ” - M K
 
11.
Happy Go Wacky (1952 Short Film)
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Vera is hired as a nurse, and her first duty is to get rid of some free-loading relatives living at her patient's house. (20 mins.)
Director: Jules White
“ Vera Vague (aka Barbara Jo Allen) was a female version of Charlie Chase who would often re-nmake the Charlie Chase comedy shorts. In "You Dear Boy" from 1943, she did a copy of the wacky Charlie Chase swimming pool comedy skit by trying to convince people she was crazy by swimming in the pool fully clothed. I have that short film, and what I am looking for is the 1952 re-make she did as "Happy Go Wacky". ” - M K
 
12.
“ I have never seen this 1963 film, but would like to track it down based on this pic from the VW site.

http://www.vintagewet.com/wfa/scrap2/mp/a09/v_3_6_1.jpg ” - M K
 
13.
The Love School (1975 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
“ AKA "The Desperate Romantics" when aired in the USA. This was a 6 part 1975 BBC drama series about artists. Episode 2 features Millais as he paints the famous Ophelia scene with his model in a tin bath. This series has not been repeated or released on tape or DVD so far. I only saw it live on UK tv in 1975.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desperate_Romantics ” - M K
 
14.
Do Not Adjust Your Set (1967 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The Bonzo Dog Dooh Dah Band, an eccentric English group featuring Neil Innes was fronted by the late Vivian Stanshall. (50 mins.)
“ The forerunner UK comedy series to "Monty Python", only 11 of the 27 episodes made have been found and released on DVD. I am stilling looking for the "Handel's Water Music" skit where all the cast are playing iinstruments in bath tubs and showers. This appears to be on one of the missing episodes. Hopefully more lost episodes will be found in the hands of private collectors cos I have not see that episodes since I watched it on TV in 1968. ” - M K
 
15.
Quick Before They Catch Us (1966 TV Series)
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The adventures of a group of teenagers becoming embroiled in various cases.
“ It seems most of the episodes have been "lost" and wiped by tghe BBC according to several sites, but I remember watching one episode in 1966 where Pamela Franklin decides to get into the bath in her minidress and tights and to hide underwater under some bubbles.

http://www.startrader.co.uk/Action%20TV/guide60s/quickcatch.htm ” - M K