Last updated September 21, 2023
When King Henry II (Peter O'Toole) names his former drinking partner Thomas à Becket (Richard Burton) the new Archbishop of Canterbury, he counts on his friend's unbending loyalty when it comes to religious matters. But he doesn't expect Becket to take his job so seriously. O'Toole, Burton and co-star John Gielgud turn in a trio of Oscar-nominated performances in this critically acclaimed drama rooted deep in English history.
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Germans invading Czechoslovakia on the eve of World War II capture top scientist Axel Bomasch and his beautiful daughter, Anna. But there's hope in the form of dashing British agent Gus Bennett, who poses as a German officer to effect a rescue.
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A big-time barrister (Ray Milland) finds himself on the wrong side of the law when his daughter is killed and he's later implicated in the murder of his neighbor, who could have been involved in the crime. Can his junior counsel (Sylvia Syms) step in to defend him, or will he have to defend himself? Leading man Milland also directs this tense courtroom drama based on Jack Roffey's play of the same name.
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Stewart Granger stars as the legendary Italian violinist and composer Niccolò Paganini in this biopic from the king of costume dramas -- England's Gainsborough Productions -- which focuses as much on the musician's romances as it does on his craft. Phyllis Calvert plays Jeanne de Vermond, the aristocratic French woman who captures Paganini's heart, and real-life violin virtuoso Yehudi Menuhin supplies the breathtaking Paganini solos.
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Facing expulsion from Oxford for their foolish antics, Arthur (Arthur Askey) and his crazy chums concoct a harebrained scheme to restore their good standing, which involves our hero dressing up in drag, impersonating his friend's wealthy aunt and tricking the dean. Based on a play by Brandon Thomas, this irreverent farce finds the phony female besieged by uncomfortable advances from several smitten suitors.
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With their theatrical troupe on the verge of going bankrupt, struggling performers Arthur (Arthur Askey) and Stinker (Richard Murdoch) become the servants of wealthy aristocrat Lady Randall (Lily Morris), a former entertainer whom they push to bankroll their latest production. Directed by Marcel Varnel, this classic comedy features hilarious instances of mistaken identity as well as a dazzling finale.
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