Jeremy Kemp

Jeremy Kemp

Born: January 3, 1935
Died: July 19, 2019
in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, UK
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Jeremy Kemp (3 January 1935 - 19 July 2019) was an English actor. He was known for his roles in the miniseries The Winds of War, The Blue Max and Z-Cars.

Kemp was born Jeremy Walker in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, the son of Elsa May (née Kemp) and Edmund Reginald Walker, an engineer, and studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama. His TV credits include: Colditz, Space: 1999 and a number of American series such as: Hart to Hart, The Greatest American Hero, The Fall Guy, Conan the Adventurer, Star Trek: The Next Generation, The Winds of War, War and Remembrance and Murder, She Wrote.

His film roles include: Dr. Terror's House of Horrors, Operation Crossbow, The Blue Max, A Bridge Too Far, Top Secret! and Four Weddings and a Funeral. He also appeared as Cornwall in the 1984 TV movie version of King Lear opposite Laurence Olivier as Lear.

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Amicus: House of Horrors
Title: Amicus: House of Horrors
Released: October 30, 2012
Type: Movie
For the first time on DVD, the Alpha Archives Collection proudly presents a two part feature length documentary celebrating the history of the Amicus Productions film company. Founded in the early 1960s by Americans Milton Subotsky and Max J. Rosenberg, Amicus produced some classic (now cult) horror movies, including Dr. Terror's House Of Horrors, The House That Dripped Blood, Tales From The Crypt, Asylum and From Beyond The Grave. Featuring interviews with key individuals who worked for Amicus (actors, directors, etc.), and with many rare photographs and production designs throughout, this documentary is a must-see for fans of British horror cinema.
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Amicus: House of Horrors
Title: Amicus: House of Horrors
Character: Self
Released: October 30, 2012
Type: Movie
For the first time on DVD, the Alpha Archives Collection proudly presents a two part feature length documentary celebrating the history of the Amicus Productions film company. Founded in the early 1960s by Americans Milton Subotsky and Max J. Rosenberg, Amicus produced some classic (now cult) horror movies, including Dr. Terror's House Of Horrors, The House That Dripped Blood, Tales From The Crypt, Asylum and From Beyond The Grave. Featuring interviews with key individuals who worked for Amicus (actors, directors, etc.), and with many rare photographs and production designs throughout, this documentary is a must-see for fans of British horror cinema.
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Title: Conan the Adventurer
Character: Hissah Zul
Released: September 22, 1997
Type: TV
Conan: The Adventurer is an American television series created, developed, financed, distributed and produced by Max A. Keller and Micheline Keller from 1997 to 1998 and loosely based on the fantasy hero Conan the Barbarian. The TV show premiered on September 22, 1997, and ran for 22 episodes. The series has been broadcast in over 150 countries throughout the world. Keller Entertainment Group continues to market and distribute the series worldwide and the series has longevity among international broadcasters and dvd aggregators. The series will soon be available on the internet. This live-action series stars Ralf Möller as Conan of Cimmeria and Danny Woodburn as his sidekick Otli. The storyline is quite different from the Conan lore created in the original Conan novels and short stories by Robert E. Howard, as well as that of the Conan earlier depicted in the various Conan comic book series by Marvel Comics. The TV character is based on the version in the 1980s films, but there is no continuity between the films and TV series.
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Angels and Insects
Title: Angels and Insects
Character: Sir Harald Alabaster
Released: September 10, 1995
Type: Movie
In Victorian England, wealthy patriarch Sir Harald Alabaster invites an impoverished biologist, William Adamson, into his home. There, William tries to continue his work, but is distracted by Alabaster's seductive daughter, Eugenia. William and Eugenia begin a torrid romance, but as the couple become closer, the young scientist begins to realize that dark, disturbing things are happening behind the closed doors of the Alabaster manor.
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Four Weddings and a Funeral
Title: Four Weddings and a Funeral
Character: Sir John Delaney - Wedding Two
Released: March 9, 1994
Type: Movie
Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.
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Duel of Hearts
Title: Duel of Hearts
Character: Lord Milborne
Released: January 1, 1992
Type: Movie
Lady Caroline Faye meets Lord Vane Brecon and is attracted to him. When she finds out that he is being accused of a murder he did not commit, she sets out to prove him innocent
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Prisoner of Honor
Title: Prisoner of Honor
Character: Gen. de Pellieux
Released: November 2, 1991
Type: Movie
France, 1897. Colonel Georges Picquart challenges the French government when he discovers the obscure political maneuvers that led to the imprisonment of the Jewish Captain Alfred Dreyfus after being convicted of espionage in 1894.
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Title: Summer's Lease
Released: November 1, 1989
Type: TV
Molly Pargeter is a forty-something wife and mother of three girls, who leads a stable but dull life in 1980s West London. She feels overweight and there is no passion in her relationship with her husband Hugh, who is secretly seeing another woman. For most of her life she has found escape in detective novels and books on art, especially about the fifteenth century Italian fresco painter Piero Della Francesca. Then in a newspaper's small ads Molly sees the details of a villa in Tuscany, Italy to let and after travelling to Italy to view the villa "La Felicita" she decides to take it for the family's August holiday.
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When the Whales Came
Title: When the Whales Came
Character: Mr. Wellbeloved
Released: March 28, 1989
Type: Movie
A pair of children befriend an eccentric old man, who lives isolated on the far shore of their island home. But it turns out that the old man knows a terrible secret about the island and the whales who sometimes come. Meanwhile WWI is making life hard in the village.
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Title: War and Remembrance
Character: Brig. Gen. Armin Von Roon
Released: November 13, 1988
Type: TV
War and Remembrance is an American miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Herman Wouk. It is the sequel to highly successful The Winds of War.
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Reasonable Force
Title: Reasonable Force
Character: Pomeroy
Released: March 27, 1988
Type: Movie
In times of civil unrest, crack police units like Inspector Maclntyre 's get the job of keeping order on the streets. But when a demonstrator dies after a riot, who will the public - and the Police Force itself - hold accountable?
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Title: Star Trek: The Next Generation
Character: Robert Picard
Released: September 28, 1987
Type: TV
Follow the intergalactic adventures of Capt. Jean-Luc Picard and his loyal crew aboard the all-new USS Enterprise NCC-1701D, as they explore new worlds.
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Title: Peter the Great
Character: Col. Patrick Gordon
Released: February 2, 1986
Type: TV
Peter the Great is a 1986 NBC television mini-series starring Maximilian Schell as Russian emperor Peter the Great, and based on the biography by Robert K. Massie. It won three Primetime Emmy Awards, including the award for Outstanding Miniseries.
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Title: Murder, She Wrote
Character: Minister Melnikov
Released: September 30, 1984
Type: TV
An unassuming mystery writer turned sleuth uses her professional insight to help solve real-life homicide cases.
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Top Secret!
Title: Top Secret!
Character: General Streck
Released: June 8, 1984
Type: Movie
Popular and dashing American singer Nick Rivers travels to East Germany to perform in a music festival. When he loses his heart to the gorgeous Hillary Flammond, he finds himself caught up in an underground resistance movement. Rivers joins forces with Agent Cedric and Flammond to attempt the rescue of her father, Dr. Paul, from the Germans, who have captured the scientist in hopes of coercing him into building a new naval mine.
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Title: Sherlock Holmes
Character: Dr Grimesby Roylott
Released: April 24, 1984
Type: TV
Sherlock Holmes uses his abilities to take on cases by private clients and those that the Scotland Yard are unable to solve, along with his friend Dr. Watson.
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Title: George Washington
Character: Gen. Horatio Gates
Released: April 8, 1984
Type: TV
This 1984 miniseries chronicles the life of George Washington, the 1st President of the United States, from age 11 to age 51. Based on the biography by James Thomas Flexner.
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Uncommon Valor
Title: Uncommon Valor
Character: Ferryman
Released: December 16, 1983
Type: Movie
A group of Vietnam War veterans re-unite to rescue one of their own left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese...
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Title: Sadat
Character: Thompson
Released: October 31, 1983
Type: TV
Miniseries based on the life and death of Anwar Sadat, the 3rd President of Egypt.
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King Lear
Title: King Lear
Character: Cornwall
Released: April 3, 1983
Type: Movie
An aging King invites disaster when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters and rejects his one loving, but honest one.
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Title: The Winds of War
Character: Brigadier General Armin Von Roon
Released: February 6, 1983
Type: TV
The Winds of War is a 1983 miniseries that follows the book of the same name by Herman Wouk. Just as in the book, in addition to the lives of the Henry and Jastrow families, much time in the miniseries is devoted to the major global events of this period. Adolf Hitler and the German military staff with the fictitious general von Roon as a major character is a prominent subplot of the miniseries. Winds of War also includes segments of documentary footage narrated by William Woodson to explain major events and important characters. According to the DVD-featurette "From Novel to Television," The Winds of War became a smashing television success, and a US national television event as never seen before. It was followed by a sequel War and Remembrance in 1988, also directed by Dan Curtis.
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The Phantom of the Opera
Title: The Phantom of the Opera
Character: Baron Hunyadi
Released: January 29, 1983
Type: Movie
Made for TV Version of the classic story
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The Return of the Soldier
Title: The Return of the Soldier
Character: Frank
Released: January 6, 1983
Type: Movie
The horrors of World War I have robbed returning veteran Chris Baldry of his memory. The traumatized soldier doesn't even recognize his own wife, Kitty, or remember their years together. While Baldry attempts to cope with the unfamiliar surroundings of his own home, he seeks out the company of an old flame from his childhood, Margaret Grey. His amnesia also makes him a ready target for the affections of his older cousin, Jenny.
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Unity
Title: Unity
Character: Putzi Hanfstaengl
Released: March 20, 1981
Type: Movie
Period Drama. The true story of Unity Mitford who in the 1930's went to live in Germany and was friends with Adolf Hitler.
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Title: The Greatest American Hero
Released: March 18, 1981
Type: TV
The chronicles of  teacher Ralph Hinkley's adventures after a group of aliens gives him a red suit that gives him superhuman abilities. Unfortunately, Ralph, who hates wearing the suit, immediately loses its instruction booklet, and thus has to learn how to use its powers by trial and error, often with comical results.
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The Winter's Tale
Title: The Winter's Tale
Character: Leontes
Released: February 8, 1981
Type: Movie
King Leontes of Bohemia suspects his wife, Hermione, and his friend, Polixenes, of betraying him. When he forces Polixenes to flee for his life, Leontes sets in motion a chain of events that lead to death, a ferocious bear, an infant left in the snow, young love, and a statue coming to life.
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Jamaican Gold
Title: Jamaican Gold
Character: Reginald Landers
Released: December 31, 1979
Type: Movie
A chance meeting leads two former college friends into a search for sunken treasure, a search which involves them with the double dealing Landers, supporter of their expedition treasures is discovered, but Landers traps them in an underwater cave.
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Title: Hart to Hart
Released: September 22, 1979
Type: TV
Wealthy couple Jonathan and Jennifer Hart, a self-made millionaire and his journalist wife, moonlight as amateur detectives.
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The Prisoner of Zenda
Title: The Prisoner of Zenda
Character: Duke Michael
Released: August 17, 1979
Type: Movie
Anthony Hope's classic tale gets a decidedly 'un-classic' treatment at the hands of Peter Sellers. Following the story somewhat, friends of the new King Rudolph of Ruritania fear for his life, and switch him with a look-a-like London cabby. Throw in two(!) lovely blondes, treachery, and a battle for life and honour, and enjoy life at its zaniest.
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Leopard in the Snow
Title: Leopard in the Snow
Character: Bolt
Released: April 1, 1979
Type: Movie
A tender romance develops between an attractive young woman and a famous race car driver who lives incognito after supposedly being killed in an auto accident.
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Henry VIII
Title: Henry VIII
Character: Duke of Norfolk
Released: February 25, 1979
Type: Movie
Henry is a proud monarch who flies in the face of the church in seeking to divorce Queen Katherine and marry Anne Bullen. As cardinal Wolsey, the powerful Lord Chancellor of England, attempts to bend Rome to the King's wishes, the court reverbates with political intrigue and accusations of treachery.
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Title: BBC Television Shakespeare
Released: December 1, 1978
Type: TV
The BBC Television Shakespeare is a series of British television adaptations of the plays of William Shakespeare, created by Cedric Messina and produced by BBC Television. It was transmitted in the UK from 3 December 1978 to 27 April 1985 and spanned seven series. Development of the series began in 1975 when Messina saw that Glamis Castle would make a perfect location for an adaptation of Shakespeare's play As You Like It. On returning to London, he envisioned an entire series devoted exclusively to the dramatic works of Shakespeare. After encountering numerous problems trying to produce the series, Messina eventually pitched the idea to the BBC’s departmental heads and the series was greenlighted. The series as a whole received generally negative reviews from critics.
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Caravans
Title: Caravans
Character: Dr. Smythe
Released: November 2, 1978
Type: Movie
This epic adventure-drama based on James Michener's best-selling novel concerns a young American embassy official who is sent into the Middle-Eastern desert to find the missing daughter of a US Senator. The young woman has left her husband, a Colonel in the Shadom - she was his number two wife - and has opted for the lifestyle of a nomadic tribe. When the diplomat locates the girl he joins the caravan and attempts to persuade the girl to return.
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Keefer
Title: Keefer
Character: Kliest
Released: March 16, 1978
Type: Movie
An U.S. Army colonel leads a crack group of secret agents operating behind enemy lines in occupied France during World War II.
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East of Elephant Rock
Title: East of Elephant Rock
Character: Harry Rawlins
Released: October 22, 1977
Type: Movie
In 1948, a new British governor takes over a Far Eastern colony after his predecessor is murdered by terrorists.
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A Bridge Too Far
Title: A Bridge Too Far
Character: R.A.F. Briefing Officer
Released: June 15, 1977
Type: Movie
Operation Market Garden, September 1944. The Allies attempt to capture several strategically important bridges in the Netherlands in the hope of breaking the German lines.
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Title: The Rhinemann Exchange
Character: Geoffrey Moore
Released: March 10, 1977
Type: TV
During World War II, an intelligence officer is dispatched by the U.S. government to arrange an exchange in Argentina of industrial diamonds needed by the Germans for a secret gyroscope needed by the Allies.
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The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
Title: The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
Character: Baron Karl von Leinsdorf
Released: October 24, 1976
Type: Movie
Concerned about his friend's cocaine use, Dr. Watson tricks Sherlock Holmes into travelling to Vienna, where Holmes enters the care of Sigmund Freud. Freud attemts to solve the mysteries of Holmes' subconscious, while Holmes devotes himself to solving a mystery involving the kidnapping of Lola Deveraux.
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Double Echo
Title: Double Echo
Character: Dr Mallam
Released: October 5, 1976
Type: Movie
A psychologist comes to believe that the acutely autistic 17-year-old girl that he has been attempting to treat is gifted with telepathic powers, and begins to exhaustively test her capabilities, enlisting the aid of a psychiatric colleague to impartially observe.
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Lips of Lurid Blue
Title: Lips of Lurid Blue
Character: George Stevens
Released: October 29, 1975
Type: Movie
Elli and Marco are an unquestionably unusual wedded couple. Due to a damage as a kid, Marco harbors homosexual drives that he represses inside his married life and Elli is a barely surpressed nymphomaniac. The marriage is useful for both of them as it allows them to blend in within the confines of their regular social life in a sanctimonious provincial town. But then a strange woman bursts into their world and Marco's deviant behavior come to light again but now he has a thirst for murder.
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Title: Space: 1999
Character: Ernst Linden
Released: September 4, 1975
Type: TV
The crew of Moonbase Alpha must struggle to survive when a massive explosion throws the Moon from orbit into deep space.
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Brassneck
Title: Brassneck
Released: May 22, 1975
Type: Movie
Through the story of a single family, Brassneck traces a history that parallels the Labour Party's advent to power in 1945 through to the property speculation of the 1960s and the disillusionment with the Labour government in the early 1970s. Like most of the early work of the writers, David Hare and Howard Brenton, committed radical (if not revolutionary) socialists throughout the 1970s, it is a satirical attack on capitalist greed and corruption, full of savage, and often disturbing, humour.
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Goodbye
Title: Goodbye
Character: Tony Lyle
Released: March 6, 1975
Type: Movie
"All I said was the gramophone's too loud." Tony and Zoe Lyle 's silly row starts like any other, but Tony finds that Zoe means it this time. She's walking out and he's got a week to save a marriage that he hasn't looked at in 18 years, and with it all the trappings of a good life in Maida Vale.
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Title: Hardness 10
Character: Sir Harold Ames
Released: December 14, 1974
Type: TV
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The Blockhouse
Title: The Blockhouse
Character: Grabinski
Released: January 1, 1973
Type: Movie
A group of Slave workers, drafted by the Nazis to help construct their coastal defences in 1944, are trapped in an underground bunker when the Allies land at Normandy on D-Day. They find huge stores of food, but not enough candles. The slow dying of the light parallels their increasing boredom, illness, and jealousy during their entrapment. Based on the Novel 'Le Blockhaus' by Jean Paul Clebert
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The Belstone Fox
Title: The Belstone Fox
Character: John Kendrick
Released: January 1, 1973
Type: Movie
Based on the novel "The Ballad of the Belstone Fox", this heartwarming film chronicles the life of a fox much smarter than the dogs that hunt him. In fact, they never could catch him!
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Title: Colditz
Released: October 19, 1972
Type: TV
Colditz is a British television series co-produced by the BBC and Universal Studios and screened between 1972 and 1974. The series deals with Allied prisoners of war imprisoned at the supposedly escape-proof Colditz Castle when designated Oflag IV-C during World War II, and their many attempts to escape captivity, as well as the relationships formed between the various nationalities and their German captors. Colditz was created by Brian Degas working with the producer Gerard Glaister, who went on to devise another successful BBC series dealing with the Second World War — Secret Army. Technical consultant for the series was Major Pat Reid, the real British Escape Officer at Colditz. One of the locations used in filming was Stirling Castle.
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Pope Joan
Title: Pope Joan
Character: Joan's Father
Released: August 16, 1972
Type: Movie
Based on the medieval legend of Pope Joan, who was made Pope for a brief period around 855 A.D. The movie presents her existence as fact, though it is questionable that Pope Joan really did exist, and portrays her relationships with other notables of the time.
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The Games
Title: The Games
Character: Jim Harcourt
Released: August 7, 1970
Type: Movie
From Great Britain, the United States, France, Italy, Australia and behind the Iron Curtain. They are the most superbly conditioned animals in the world. They are also the pawns of powerful nations, the victims of dangerous drugs and the object of many men's ambitions. Once every four years they come together... for the Olympic Games.
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Darling Lili
Title: Darling Lili
Character: Colonel Kurt Von Ruger
Released: June 18, 1970
Type: Movie
World War I. Lili Smith is a beloved British music hall singer, often providing inspiration for the British and French troops and general populace singing rallying patriotic songs. She is also half German and is an undercover German spy, using her feminine wiles to gather information from the high ranking and generally older military officers and diplomats she seduces.
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Eyewitness
Title: Eyewitness
Character: Inspector Galleria
Released: June 5, 1970
Type: Movie
A boy who cries wolf witnesses a political assassination on the island of Malta. But will anyone other than his granddad believe him?
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A Twist of Sand
Title: A Twist of Sand
Character: Harry Riker
Released: November 1, 1968
Type: Movie
A former British Naval Officer now makes his living by smuggling goods around the Mediterranean. After being forced to dump his cargo after nearly being caught by the authorities in Malta, he is eager to recoup his losses. When a former colleague appears and tells a wild story about smuggling diamonds out of South West Africa, he sees his chance to make a lot of money....
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The Strange Affair
Title: The Strange Affair
Character: Det. Sgt. Pierce
Released: August 22, 1968
Type: Movie
When rookie P.C. Strange falls for an under aged girl, he is unknowingly compromised by a pair of pornographers. Meanwhile, seasoned Det. Pierce is out to catch mob boss Quince and soon both plots intertwine.
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Assignment K
Title: Assignment K
Character: Hal
Released: February 16, 1968
Type: Movie
Philip Scott, the boss of a toy company, is secretly also the chief of a British spy organization. Scott's cover is destroyed when enemy agents kidnap his girlfriend to force him to reveal the identities of his fellow spies.
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The Blue Max
Title: The Blue Max
Character: Willi von Klugermann
Released: June 21, 1966
Type: Movie
A young pilot in the German air force of 1918, disliked as lower-class and unchivalrous, tries ambitiously to earn the medal offered for 20 kills.
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Cast a Giant Shadow
Title: Cast a Giant Shadow
Character: Senior British Officer
Released: March 30, 1966
Type: Movie
An American Army officer is recruited by the yet to exist Israel to help them form an army. He is disturbed by this sudden appeal to his jewish roots. Each of Israel's Arab neighbors has vowed to invade the poorly prepared country as soon as partition is granted. He is made commander of the Israeli forces just before the war begins.
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Title: Contract to Kill
Released: May 3, 1965
Type: TV
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Operation Crossbow
Title: Operation Crossbow
Character: Captain Phil Bradley
Released: April 1, 1965
Type: Movie
Allied agents infiltrate the Nazi rocket complex at Peenemunde in order to obtain their secrets and sabotage the plant.The film alternates between German developments of the V-1 missile and V-2 rocket (with a German cast speaking their own language) and discovery by British Intelligence of the weapon.
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Dr. Terror's House of Horrors
Title: Dr. Terror's House of Horrors
Character: Jerry Drake (segment 2 "Creeping Vine")
Released: February 23, 1965
Type: Movie
Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to find a werewolf out for revenge; a doctor discovers his new wife is a vampire; a huge plant takes over a house; a musician gets involved with voodoo; an art critic is pursued by a disembodied hand.
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Face of a Stranger
Title: Face of a Stranger
Released: September 1, 1964
Type: Movie
A man released from prison falls in love with the blind wife of a cellmate, whom he promised, when inside, to visit. He poses as the real husband, planning to kill him, but finds the wife is not so innocent as he thought.
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Title: Z-Cars
Character: PC Bob Steele
Released: January 2, 1962
Type: TV
Z-Cars or Z Cars is a British television drama series centred on the work of mobile uniformed police in the fictional town of Newtown, based on Kirkby, Merseyside. Produced by the BBC, it debuted in January 1962 and ran until September 1978.
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Title: Z-Cars
Character: Vagrant
Released: January 2, 1962
Type: TV
Z-Cars or Z Cars is a British television drama series centred on the work of mobile uniformed police in the fictional town of Newtown, based on Kirkby, Merseyside. Produced by the BBC, it debuted in January 1962 and ran until September 1978.
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The Battle of the River Plate
Title: The Battle of the River Plate
Character: Gunner, H.M.S. Achilles
Released: October 30, 1956
Type: Movie
In the early years of the World War II, the Royal Navy is fighting a desperate battle to keep the Atlantic convoy routes open to supply the British Isles, facing the great danger posed by the many German warships, such as the Admiral Graf Spee, which are scouring the ocean for cargo ships to sink.
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Feet Foremost
Title: Feet Foremost
Character: Ampleforth
Released: December 31, 1969
Type: Movie
The new owners of a Manor House discover a legend that whoever is carried across the threshold shall unleash unknown forces...
 
 
 
 
 
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