The Servant

November 14, 1963

A decadent London aristocrat hires a man-servant to attend to his needs. However, the balance of power starts to shift...

Double Confession

April 1, 1950

The hero discovers his estranged wife dead and tries to frame her lover for the murder. He becomes involved with the criminals who make various unsuccessful attempts on his life while the police clear up the mystery.

Look Back in Anger

May 28, 1959

A disillusioned, angry university graduate comes to terms with his grudge against middle-class life and values.

The Hand of Night

August 11, 1968

A tourist travelling through Morocco discovers an ancient curse and must choose between light and dark.

Pop Gear

May 19, 1965

A compilation of proto-music videos featuring leading British rock bands of the 60s, including The Animals, The Spencer Davis Group, and Herman's Hermits.

Private Angelo

July 6, 1949

Angelo has been drafted into the Italian Army in World War II. He does not like people shooting at him, so he tries all sorts of tricks to avoid being caught up in the action. However, events always seem to lead him back to the fighting.

Girls at Sea

October 1, 1958

When HMS Scotia pays a visit to the French Riviera, the officers throw a lavish party to celebrate the engagement of Captain Robert Randall to Jill Eaton, a charming American girl; among the guests are Mary Carlton, Jill's American friend, and Antoinette, a vivacious redhead. However, when the last shore-boat is deemed unseaworthy, the girls are obliged to spend the night on ship. A series of hilarious complications ensue, as the officers attempt to keep the girls away from the beady eyes of Admiral Hewitt – who chooses this very night to board the Scotia.

Death Is a Woman

February 1, 1966

Narcotics agent Dennis goes undercover in the Mediterranean Islands to investigate a smuggling operation, and gains the confidence of a woman who works for the ringleader. But Dennis ends up arrested for murder when the crime boss turns up dead.

Father's Doing Fine

August 15, 1952

Lady Buckering, an English widow, has four daughters; Doreen, married to Dougall and about to give birth at home, and Gerda, Bicky and Catherine. The story revolves around the impending birth and the love affairs of the other three daughters; Bicky, with eccentric student Roly; Gerda, married to artist Wilfred; and Catherine, in love with the landlord's son, Clifford Magill. In addition, the impoverished Lady Buckering is being courted by Dr. Drew. Written by Les Adams

The Good Beginning

October 5, 1953

After their honeymoon, Johnny Lipton and his wife Kit move into their small apartment. Kit runs the flat on a tight budget, for she hopes that one day with her support her husband will eventually run his own business. A lack of understanding of each other s character and aspirations, however, leads to many problems before Johnny and Kit are able to attempt a 'good beginning' to their marriage.

Take Me To Paris

January 1, 1951

Mr. Armstrong’s racing stable is preparing to send one of its top horses to run in Paris's Maisons Lafitte, when the thoroughbred is unexpectedly injured. Its replacement is Dunderhead, lesser fancied, but favourite of jockey and stable lad, Albert. Meanwhile, two crooked stable hands plan to use the cross channel trip to smuggle forged banknotes.

Stranded in Prescot

January 1, 1932

Brilliant documentary showing how British Insulated Cables can electrify your home!

Bournemouth Orchestra perform a piece of music - Liszt's "Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2".

A Simple Coiffure

January 1, 1920

"An "Emile" expert demonstrates a charmingly simple coiffure." British Pathé

Who's Crazy

January 1, 1950

A trip around England meeting various oddities and obscurities including a hair raising Taxi drive around 1950s central London.

All Change

November 6, 1923

A study of Eille Norwood's make-up changes for Sherlock Holmes, in his performance of 'The Return of Sherlock Holmes' in London's West End.

The Elastic Dancer

September 1, 1933

Meet a gentleman with no bones to speak of - but a lot of movement.

A reconstruction using archive film of the bombing of Hiroshima, followed by a discussion of the main issues by Ludovic Kennedy and Group-Captain Cheshire.

Paris, France. Franz Reichelt wearing the parachute that he designed and invented before ascending the Eiffel Tower. Reichelt standing on platform high up on the tower preparing to jump he hovers on the brink for some time and then eventually jumps falling straight down to his death. Police and small crowd around the body of Reichelt as it is carried away, they then measure the depth of the hole made by his fall.

The Ghost Goes Gear

September 1, 1966

Unbeknownst to the Spencer Davis Group, their manager is upper class, grew up in a haunted manor, and is called Algernon. When they visit his home, they find out that the family is broke, they don't have the money to pay the servants, and their home is going to ruin. Spencer suggests that they advertise the home (and the ghost) and charge admission.

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