A shower of meteorites produces a glow that blinds anyone that looks at it. As it was such a beautiful sight, most people were watching, and as a consequence, 99% of the population go blind... See full summary »
Mr. Gray is the new Resident in Charge of the Welcome Islands in the Indian Ocean. The Islands are full of life, but the only other Europeans are the "sanctimonious, psalm-singing" ... See full summary »
Peter Weston is engaged to Vanessa Colebrook, the daughter of a wealthy businessman. On a journey home on a steamer he meets an old sea hand who shares with him how his wife won't let him ... See full summary »
J. Lee Thompson
James Robertson Justice
Dark comedy about a seaside Punch & Judy man driven to distraction by his social climbing wife and his hatred for the snobbery of local government. He is persuaded to go to the Mayor's gala... See full summary »
In the late 1800's, an army captain tries to tame the open plains of Argentina which are dominated by Indians and bandits. To help do this, the captain brings in a party of women to keep his soldiers happy.
When she has a fight, with her husband, Lucy runs out of the house, and into a night of terror. She heads for the local cinema, and in doing so, becomes the only eyewitness to a couple of ... See full summary »
Adam Faith is a teenage tearaway accused of killing a policeman, but he never done it, honest. Anne Baxter is his lawyer's shrink girlfriend (or so we think), determined to find out the truth. Plot twists will keep you glued. But listen carefully, as Faith talks in a rapid Cockney mumble, and both Baxter and Sinden have this annoying habit of constantly dropping their voices to a whisper. Nothing and nobody is quite what they seem. Sinden at one point accuses Baxter of 'morbid femininism' (sic). Sexual relationships of all kinds are treated surprisingly realistically, and the UK prime minister's father in law is not bad in a small part.
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