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The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (1956)The Ugly Duckling - Episode 1
The Thieves - Episode 2
Fury - TV Show (1955)The Story of a horse and the Joey, the boy who loved him! In this thrilling Western TV series a recent widower (Peter Graves) and owner of the Broken Wheel ranch takes in a young orphan boy. The ranch is also the home of a wild stallion named Fury, that none of the ranch hands can tame except this young boy! Joey and Fury form a special bond and embark upon lifetime adventures at the Broken Wheel Ranch!
Joey find a friend - Episode 1
Killer Stallion - Episode 2
The Horse Coper - Episode 3
Lassie TV Show (1954)Episode 1 part 2 - In this episode Jeff Miller inherits a young collie named Lassie after the death of her owner, an old neighbor of the Miller family.
Episode 1 part 1 - In this episode Jeff Miller inherits a young collie named Lassie after the death of her owner, an old neighbor of the Miller family.
Episode 2 - Jeff fails two arithmetic tests and must attend a make-up test that is accidentally scheduled for the same day Gramps plans to take Jeff and his friend Porky to the circus.
Episode 3 - Gramps gives Jeff a horse which makes Jeff forget about Lassie until the collie runs away.
Stories of the Century (1954)In his Emmy Award-winning TV Western series, Railroad detective Matt Clark (Jim Davis) roams the Wild West, tracking down infamous outlaws and bandits.
The Dalton Gang - a family of lawmen in the Old West that turned outlaw after one of their brothers was killed in the line of duty. After Matt and Frankie foil the gang's attempt at robbing a stagecoach they lay a trap for the outlaws at the Coffeyville Bank.
Belle Starr - when Matt and his assistant Frankie investigate the theft of a herd of U. S. Cavalry horses, they discover that the leader of the rustlers is the infamous Belle Starr, the most notorious female outlaw in the history of the Old West!
Zorro Rides Again - Western Serial (1937)Stars John Carroll as a modern descendant of the original Zorro. The plot is about a villain attempting to illicitly take valuable land (in this case a new railroad) and Zorro fighting for justice.
AdventureAffairs of Cappy Ricks (1937) - A wealthy but crotchety seaman is so disenchanted with his family that he arranges to have them stranded on a desert island.
The New Adventures of Tarzan (1935) - One of the more "authentic" versions of the Tarzan Saga, the character of Tarzan is closer to the writer's (Edgar Rice Burroughs) idea. In this story Tarzan and his team go to Guatemala to retrieve the Green Goddess in order to save the world.
The Lost World (1925) - "The Lost World" is a 1925 silent film adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's 1912 novel of the same name. The movie was produced by First National Pictures, a large Hollywood studio at the time, and stars Wallace Beery as Professor Challenger. This version was directed by Harry O. Hoyt and featured pioneering stop motion special effects by Willis O'Brien (an invaluable warm up for his work on the original King Kong directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack). Writer Doyle appears in a frontspiece to the film. In 1998, the film was deemed "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant" by the Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.
Captain Kidd (1945) - Adventure - In this unhistorical account, Capt. William Kidd is already a clever, ruthless pirate when, in 1699, he tricks the king into commissioning him as escort for a treasure ship from India. He enlists a crew of pardoned cutthroats...and Orange Povey, whom Kidd once abandoned on a reef and hoped never to see again. Of course, Kidd's intentions are treacherous. But there's more to gunner Adam Mercy than meets the eye.
Sabu - Jungle Book (1942) - Adventure - Movie Adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's book. Raised by wolves in the jungle, young Mowgli is captured by villagers and taken in by Messua, who does not realise he is the child she lost years ago after an attack by the tiger Shere Khan. Mowgli learns to speak and tries to imitate human ways. Superstitious merchant Buldeo is convinced that Mowgli is dangerous and is dismayed when his daughter Mahala befriends Mowgli. While exploring the jungle, they discover fabulous treasure hidden in a ruined palace. Greedy Buldeo is determined to get his hands on the treasure when he learns of its existence. This film was nominated for four Academy Awards - Best Art Direction, Best Visual Effects, Best Original Score and Best Cinematography.
WesternJesse James (1939) - Witness why and how Jesse James (Tyrone Power) and his brother Frank (Henry Fonda) became the most famous outlaws of the West.
Rawhide (1951) - A stagecoach stop employee (Tyrone Power) and a stranded woman traveler (Susan Hayward) that has a toddler in her care find themselves at the mercy of four ruthless outlaws that want to rob the next day's gold shipment.
Broken Arrow (1950) - For a decade, the white settlers and the Apaches have been engaged in a bloody war with no peaceful end in sight. When a white scout, Tom Jeffords (James Stewart), has a dangerously close but enlightening encounter with the natives, he begins to see the humanity in these "enemies." Entering the Apache territory seeking peace, Jeffords forms a friendship with the Apache leader Cochise (Jeff Chandler), although there are people on both sides who resist extending the olive branch.
Zorro - The Bold Caballero (1936) - Adventure / Western - This movie presents two historical firsts: 1) first talking Zorro movie, 2) first Republic Production in Colour. The plot is about Zorro (Robert Livingston) that has been captured and set for execution, charged with the murder of the new Governor (Robert Warwick) in Spanish California, as the Governor was marked with a "Z". Zorro escapes, and reveals his identity to the Governor's daughter, Isabella (Heather Angel). However, Isabella then has Don Diego arrested. He convinces Isabella that the Commandante (Sig Ruman) was the real killer, as the "Z" on the Governor was backwards. Eventually, Isabella helps free Don Diego, the Commandante is killed, and Diego and Isabella reunite.
Vengeance Valley (1951) - Western - Adopted by the wealthy rancher Arch Strobie, orphan Owen Daybright (Burt Lancaster) grows to be a respectable foreman on Strobie's ranch. Strobie's natural son, Lee (Robert Walker), is jealous of Owen and finally finds a way to undermine his upstanding brother. When Lee conceives an illegitimate child with Lily Fasken (Sally Forrest), who refuses to name him as the father, he tells her revenge-minded brothers that Owen is to blame, hoping they'll take his half-brother out of the picture.. Starring Burt Lancester
Santa Fee Trail (1940) - Western - The story of Jeb Stuart, his romance with Kit Carson Holliday, friendship with George Custer and battles against John Brown in the days leading up to the outbreak of the American Civil War. Starring Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, Ronald Reagan
Lassie - The Painted Hills (1951) - Western - Jonathan Harvey and his dog Shep (Lassie) finally strike gold after years of prospecting, but when the greedy partner kills Jonathan, Shep gets revenge.
Gregory PeckYellow Sky (1948) - Fugitive James "Stretch" Dawson (Gregory Peck) and his ring of bandits hide out in a town that has been deserted by its entire population, except for a young woman named Mike (Anne Baxter) and her grandfather. When Dude (Richard Widmark), the cruelest thug in the gang, learns from the two locals that there is gold nearby, he devises a scheme to knock off Mike and her grandpa, then gets his cohorts to go along with the plan. Stretch refuses, which leads to a violent power struggle.
The Gunfighter (1950) - A reformed Gunfighter Jimmy Ringo (Gregory Peck) is on his way to a sleepy town in the hope of a reunion with his estranged sweetheart and their young son who he has never seen. On arrival, a chance meeting with some old friends including the town's Marshal gives the repentant Jimmy some respite. But as always Jimmy's reputation has already cast its shadow, this time in the form of three vengeful cowboys hot on his trail and a local gunslinger hoping to use Jimmy to make a name for himself. With a showdown looming, the town is soon in a frenzy as news of Jimmy's arrival spreads. His movements are restricted to the saloon while a secret meeting with his son can be arranged giving him ideas of a long term reunion with his family far removed from his wild past.
John WayneIn Old Oklahoma (1943) - Western - Cowboy Dan Somers and oilman Jim "Hunk" Gardner compete for oil lease rights on Indian land in Oklahoma, as well as for the favors of schoolteacher Cathy Allen. Starring John Wayne
John Ford - Stage Coach (1939) - Western - A group of people travelling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process. This is the one that started it all and established Western Movies as the genre of choice. It further heaved John Wayne as actor and John Ford as director onto the top step of Hollywood's ladder of success.
Angel and the Badman (1947) - John Wayne plays Quirt Evans, a gunman with a nasty reputation who gets injured and is nursed back to health by Penelope Worth (played by Gail Russell), a beautiful Quaker girl with a strict upbringing. Quirt falls for Penelope and faces some tough decisions... retire from his gun slinging ways, or give up the woman he loves. If you like classic westerns, this is a good movie for you.
John Wayne, Gail Russel
ComedyHi Diddle Diddle (1943) - Comedy - When the bride's mother is supposedly swindled out of her money by a spurned suitor, the groom's father orchestrates a scheme of his own to set things right.
James StewartPot O' Gold (1941) - Comedy - Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there, he befriends an Irish family who happens to be his uncle's worst enemy because of their love for music and in-house band that constantly practices. Soon, Jimmy finds himself trying to help the band by getting them gigs and trying to reconcile the family with his uncle, an avid music-hater.
Danny KayeDanny Kaye - The Inspector General (1949) - Comedy - In this farcical Technicolor musical, snake oil salesman Georgi (Danny Kaye) is too honest for his own good. After his partner (Walter Slezak) fires him, the simple-minded Georgi wanders into a corrupt town where he is mistaken for a diplomat. As Georgi unknowingly enjoys his false identity, the townspeople make several botched attempts to assassinate him, believing he is a powerful politician. Matters get even more tangled, and amusing, when the real inspector general shows up.
Bob HopeBob Hope - Road to Rio (1947) - Comedy - Two inept vaudevillians stow away on a Brazilian-bound ocean liner and foil a plot by a sinister hypnotist to marry off her niece to a greedy fortune hunter.
Fred AstaireFred Astaire - The Royal Wedding (1951) - Comedy - The story sees brother and sister Tom and Ellen Bowen as stars of a show Every Night at Seven, a Broadway success. They are persuaded to take the show to London, capitalizing on an imminent royal wedding. On the ship, Ellen meets and quickly falls in love with the impoverished but well-connected Lord John Brindale. Whilst casting the show in London, Tom falls in love with a newly engaged dancer, Anne Ashmond. Tom assists Anne to reconcile her estranged parents and also asks his agent to locate Anne's supposed fiancee in Chicago -- only to discover that he's married. Carried away by the emotion of the wedding, the two couples decide that they will also be married that day.
Charlie ChaplinComing soon.
Laurel and HardyThicker Than Water (1935) - Short Movie - Oliver's in trouble with his wife after missing a payment on their furniture, having given the money to Stanley, who used it instead to pay Mrs. Hardy for his room and board. While doing the dishes, Stanley convinces Oliver to withdraw the family savings and buy the furniture outright. But they accidentally squander it at an auction, purchasing a grandfather clock which gets smashed on the way home. Mrs. Hardy's reaction sends Oliver to the hospital, where a blood transfusion from Stanley produces confusing results.
Our Relations (1936) - Unbeknownst to Stanley and Oliver, their long-lost twin brothers, sailors Alfie and Bert are in town on shore leave carrying a valuable pearl ring entrusted to them by their ship's captain. All four get involved in multiple cases of mistaken identity as a gang of hoodlums try to steal the ring Stanley and Oliver wind up with their feet in cement, about to be dumped into the harbor.
Jitterbugs (1943) - Music, Dough (Money) and a Stan Laurel in women's clothes! To con or not to con that is in this movie the question.
The Flying Deuces (1939) - Ollie is in love with a woman. When he find out that she is already married, he tries to kill himself. Of course, the suicide is prevented and the boys join the Foreign Legion to get away from their troubles. Eventually, they are arrested for trying to desert the Legion and escape the firing squad by stealing a plane.
This was the first comedy that Laurel and Hardy starred in without producer Hal Roach, although they had previously been "guest stars" in four MGM movies. After they finished making "The Flying Deuces," they returned to Hal Roach Studios to make films.
Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jean Parker
Laurel and Hardy in Great Guns (1941) - Laurel and Hardy work for sickly heir Dan Forrester, who has been diagnosed with a myriad of debilitating allergies. However, when the draft board sees things differently and he seems very happy to leave the confines of his sick room, his loyal employees join him in the U. S. Army. He seems to thrive on Army chow and regimen and even becomes a rival to the growling Sergeant Hippo for the affections of beautiful post employee Ginger Hammond . The bumbling Stan and Ollie also get a chance to redeem themselves when they participate in the all-important war game maneuvers.
Abbott and CostelloAbbott and Costello's The Noose Hangs High (1948) - In this story Abbott & Costello's are window cleaners that get in the way of a bookie, USD 50'000.00, and three gansters.
Abbott and Costello's Jack and the Beanstalk (1952) - Abbott & Costello's version of the famous fairy tale, about a young boy who trades the family cow for magic beans.
AnimationThe Adventures of Superman (1941) - Superman, the story as it was conceived in the beginning, from the Production Line of Max and Dave Fleischer.
The Old Man and the Sea - Short Animation Movie - Indulge in the colourful world of Alexander Petrov and experience Hemingway's story in a magical way.
Gulliver's Travels (1939) - Gulliver washes ashore on Lilliput and attempts to prevent war between that tiny kingdom and its equally-miniscule rival, Blefiscu, as well as smooth the way for the romance between the Princess and Prince of the opposing lands. In this he is alternately aided and hampered by the Lilliputian town crier and general fussbudget, Gabby. A life-threatening situation develops when the bumbling trio of Blefiscu spies, Sneak, Snoop, and Snitch, manage to steal Gulliver's pistol.
Produced by Max Fleischer, Directed by Dave Fleischer
Animal Farm (1954) - The animated film based on George Orwell’s classic novella. A successful farmyard revolution by the resident animals vs. the farmer goes horribly wrong when corrupt pigs hijack it for their personal gain.
The Selfish Giant (1971) - An Oscar-nominated animated version of Oscar Wilde’s children’s story by the same title. A giant, who finds children from the village playing in his beautiful garden, chases them away and builds a high wall around his estate. Then Spring leaves the garden and Winter returns and remains there permanently until the children manage to slip through a hole in the wall. Spring then returns. The giant mellows and allows the children to play in his garden whenever they want.
First Transmission date 25/12/1973
Company British Broadcasting Corporation, Channel BBC1
Music written by Ron Goodwin. Songs performed by The Kings Singers.
Popeye the Sailor ManPopeye compilation - Max Fleischer's cartoons featuring Popeye the Sailor Man meeting Ali Baba, Sindbad, Aladdin and more.
Walt DisneyMickey Mouse compilation - Walt Disney classic cartoons featuring Mickey Mouse and his friends.
Silly Symphonies - The Country Cousin (1937) - Walt Disney classic cartoon featuring the story of a city mouse and his country cousin
Donald Duck - Crazy over Daisy (1949) - Donald sets out for a pleasant ride through the park on his way to meet girlfriend Daisy - but ends up in a no-holds-barred battle with Chip 'an' Dale! By Walt Disney
Mickey Mouse - Hawaiian Holiday (1937) - Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Goofy, and Pluto relax in sunny Hawaii, by Walt Disney.
Mickey Mouse - Plane Crazy (1928) - Mickey Mouse goes on a wild ride in the classic 1928 cartoon, by Walt Disney.
Mickey Mouse - Steamboat Willie (1928) - Mickey Mouse's first appearance on the silver screen, by Walt Disney.
DramaA farewell to arms (1932) - Gary Cooper and Helen Hayes star as ill-fated lovers in this highly-acclaimed film adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's masterpiece of tragic wartime romance. Nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
A matter of Life and Death (1946) - A romantic fantasy film created by the British writing-directing-producing team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, is set in England during the Second World War. It stars David Niven, Roger Livesey, Raymond Massey, Kim Hunter and Marius Goring. The film was originally released in the United States under the title Stairway to Heaven, which derived from the film's most prominent special effect: a broad escalator linking Earth to the afterlife. The decision to film the scenes of the Other World in black and white added to the complications. They were filmed in Three-Strip Technicolor, but the colour was not fully developed, giving a pearly hue to the black and white shots, a process cited in the screen credits as "Colour and Dye-Monochrome Processed in Technicolor".
The Little Princess (1939) - In Victorian England little Sara Crewe's widowed father is sent to the Boer War. When he is reported killed the evil head mistress at her boarding school turns Sara into a servant. Shirley Temple
Cary GrantNotorious (1946) - Drama - A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them? Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece!
The Amazing Adventure (1936) - Drama - Ernest Bliss is a rich young man with too little to do. Not realizing the depression he's in is due to boredom, Ernest consults a doctor. Sir James Aldroyd gives Ernest a prescription that he doesn't think Ernest can fill: Ernest must earn his own living for one year using none of his current wealth. Ernest bets him 50,000 English pounds that he can.
Penny Serenade (1941) - The film depicts the story of a loving couple who must overcome adversity to keep their marriage and raise a child. Grant was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance. Cary Grant, Irene Dunn
Charlie Chan SeriesCharlie Chan in London (1934) - When a young English man is convicted of murder and sentenced to hang, his sister and her fiance, convinced of his innocence, ask visiting detective Charlie Chan to investigate the crime and find the real murderer. In order to solve the mystery, he must visit a lavish country manor house in England where the suspects vary from the housekeeper to a lawyer. Events soon indicate that the murderer is still actively trying to avoid capture, but Charlie Chan must set a trap to reveal the criminal's identity.
Charlie Chan's Secret (1936) - Alan Colby, heir to a vast fortune, reappears after a seven year absence, only to be murdered before he can claim his inheritance. The Lowells have been living off the Colby fortune, and now someone is trying to kill Henrietta Lowell, matriarch of the family. Among the suspects are: Fred and Janice Gage, who live off the Lowell (Colby) fortune, which would have gone to Alan Colby, the murdered man; Prof. Bowen, who is paid handsomely by the Lowells for his valuable psychic research; Mr. Phelps, the executor of the Lowell estate; Ulrich, who had a longstanding grudge against Alan Colby; Henrietta Lowell - a case for Honolulu Detective Charlie Chan! Warner Oland
Charlie Chan - The Scarlet Clue (1945) - Charlie Chan must stop top-secret radar plans from being stolen. Also known as "Charlie Chan in the Scarlet Clue" starring Sidney Toler, this film is one of over four dozen Charlie Chan movies produced between 1926-1981. His two assistants, Tommy (his son) and Birmingham Brown, are played by Benson Fong and Mantan Moreland.
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