Classic comedy from Abbott and Costello in Africa Screams (1949) where the pair are working as booksellers in a department store. They are mistakenly thought to be experts on Africa and have a map showing the whereabouts of treasure.
Gunman Quint Evans (John Wayne), badly injured, arrives at a farm owned by a Quaker family. With their help he recovers and forms a relationship with Penelope Worth (Gail Russell) who introduces him to Quaker values.
Animal Farm is based on George Orwell's classic novel, It is a story of revolution where the animals overthrow their cruel owner to run the farm themselves and create a more equal society eventually to be dominated again by their Stalinist leader, the pig Napoleon.
Archive Movie Double Feature - Vengeance Valley & Rage At Dawn
1 x 68 min
When a cattle baron takes in an orphaned boy Owen and raises him alongside his own son Lee, resentment festers as they grow up. Events come to a head when Lee tries to frame Owen for fathering Lee's illegitimate child.
Now considered to be a cult classic, Beat Girl, released in 1960 is a story of teenage rebellion. It is a powerful account of the conflict that arises when respectable architect Paul (David Farrar) brings home his new young French wife Nicole (Noelle Adam) and introduces her to his daughter Jenny (Gilliam Hills).
James Cagney is Nick Condon, a journalist working on the Tokyo Chronicle just prior to World War Two. He is a newspaperman determined to expose the truth at the risk of offending the Japanese government.
Carnival Story is set in post war Germany. An American carnival is on tour in Munich where a local German girl (Anne Baxter) is caught for pick pocketing and then given a job working with the carnival.
Cary Grant Double Feature - Charade & His Girl Friday
1 x 202 min
Regina "Reggie" Lampert (Audrey Hepburn), on a skiing holiday in Megève, tells her friend Sylvie Gaudel (Dominique Minot) that she has decided to divorce her husband Charles. She then meets a charming stranger, Peter Joshua (Cary Grant).
Colonel March of Scotland Yard - The Silver Curtain
1 x 25 min
Crimes: murder mysteries that seemed to defy possibility. The stories of the television series followed in the same vein with Detective March solving cases that baffle Scotland Yard and the British police.
London in the 1840s is the setting for this British horror film starring Boris Karloff as Dr.Thomas Bolton, an eminent surgeon determined to discover an effective anaesthetic to relieve his patients suffering.
A cartel of unscrupulous business men devise a plan to substantially raise the value of gold on the world markets by attempting to arrange an accident which will shut down one of South Africa's biggest gold mines.
This horror classic of the 1970's begins in China during 1906 where Professor Saxton (Christopher Lee) discovers the frozen body of a creature he believes may be the missing link to the explanation of human evolution.
In Which We Serve is one of the most memorable films about World War II. A classic of British cinema, that tells the story of the crew of HMS Torrin, from her construction to sinking during the Battle of Crete.
Jennifer Jones is the American housewife on vacation in Italy who must choose between returning home to her husband and family in Philadelphia or her romance with an Italian academic played by Montgomery Clift.
Abbott and Costello add their own unique brand of comedy to this classic fairytale. Whilst Jack (Lou Costello) is babysitting and trying to read the story of Jack and the Beanstalk he falls asleep and in his dream he is Jack in a magical land.
Rudyard Kipling's classic jungle adventure tells the story of Mowgli (Sabu), a boy raised in the jungle by wolves. One day after being chased by his enemy shere khan the tiger, Mowgli comes across an Indian village and is curious to explore.
Kirk Douglas Double Bill - The Big Trees & My Dear Secretary
1 x 182 min
In The Big Trees (1952), Jim Fallon (Kirk Douglas) is an unscrupulous businessman hoping to make big profits by staking claims to California land rich in timber under a new law passed in 1900. In My Dear Secretary (1949) successful novelist and playboy Owen Waterbury (Kirk Douglas) needs a new secretary; he frequently needs a new secretary.
Dixie Daisy (Barbara Stanwyck) is a star performer at a Broadway burlesque theatre whilst trying to avoid the advances of comedian Biff Brannigan (Michael O'Shea) and the bitter rivalry she has developed with some of the other dancers. When two murders take place in the theatre the evidence points to Dixie as the prime suspect.
Horror Express - 1972 - Color - This horror classic of the 1970's begins in China during 1906 where Professor Saxton (Christopher Lee) discovers the frozen body of a creature he believes may be the missing link to the explanation of human evolution. The Beast In The Cellar - 1970 - Color - A soldier is murdered when his vehicle breaks down during manoeuvres in the English countryside.
Whilst in Paris, Stan and Ollie are persuaded to join the French Foreign Legion so that Ollie can forget his failed romance with their innkeeper's daughter Georgette. After being in the Legion for as long as they can take it, they want to get out, which is not so easy.
Clarence Day (William Powell) a stockbroker attempts to run his household with the meticulous efficiency of his office. His wife Vinnie (Irene Dunne) is the real driving force behind the family by constantly out witting her husband.
Successful novelist and playboy Owen Waterbury (Kirk Douglas) needs a new secretary, he frequently needs a new secretary. When giving a lecture at a writers class he meets Stephanie Gaylord (Laraine Day) and persuades her to take on the job.
Baby photographer Ronnie Jackson (Bob Hope) has always wanted to be a private detective like his office neighbor Sam McCloud (Alan Ladd). When McLoud leaves town on a case he leaves Ronnie to mind the office, then in comes the beautiful Carlotta Montey (Dorothy Lamour).
My Little Margie' was the story of Margie Albright (played by Gale Storm), the vivacious, irresponsible, 21-year-old daughter of Vernon Albright (played by former silent screen star, Charles Farrell), a widowed executive at the investment-counseling firm of Honeywell & Todd.
This classic British WWII drama tells the story of a bomber crew forced to bail out of their stricken aircraft over occupied Holland. With the help of the Dutch resistance the airmen are hidden from the Germans and a plan is devised to smuggle them across Holland and back to the North Sea coast from where they will be able to make their escape back to England.
Singer Lon Prentice (Dick Foran) enlists in the army and is joined by Harry James and his musicians; together they put on a show to entertain the troops including an energetic dance number by The Jivin' Jacks and Jills.
Q Planes was released just before the outbreak of World War II. Major Hammond (Ralph Richardson) is assigned to investigate the inexplicable disappearance of secret prototype aircraft during their test flights.
Controversial for its time, the film tells the story of prostitute Sadie Thompson and the lustful preacher who tries to ‘save her’ when their ship makes an unscheduled stop over on the South Sea island of Pago Pago.
Bing Crosby and Bob Hope play two song and dance men in Australia who go on the run to avoid a shotgun wedding. Looking for work they sign on as deep sea divers to recover treasure for Prince Ken Arok (Murvyn Vye).
Edward G. Robinson plays a middle-aged bank cashier who is seduced by Kitty (Joan Bennett), a beautiful but devious woman who sees an opportunity to fund her lifestyle and that of her unscrupulous lover Johnny (Dan Duryea).
Science Fiction Double Feature - Devil Girl From Mars & The Night ...
1 x 153 min
The Devil Girl From Mars - Patricia Laffan is the alien who has come to earth looking for men to take back to her planet to replenish a dying male population. The Night Caller - a group of scientists headed by Jack Costain (John Saxon) investigate a strange alien sphere, which has landed in the English countryside.
Danny (Fred Astaire) and Hank (Burgess Meredith) are trumpet players in their college band, The O'Neill's Perennials. Always short of money they meet Ellen (Paulette Goddard) in a debt collectors office and offer her a job as their new band manager.
The Secret Weapon - Sherlock Holmes must outsmart the Germans and get scientist Dr. Tobel out of Switzerland and back to England with his secret bombsight equipment. Night - Sherlock Holmes has been hired to safeguard the valuable Star of Rhodesia diamond belonging to Lady Margaret Carstairs during her train journey from London to Scotland.
Susan Hayward plays nightclub singer Angie Evans who marries rising star Ken Conway. Over shadowed by her husband's success, their newly found wealth and the possibility that he might be having an affair, Angie descends into the nightmare of alcoholism.
When rats infest the town of Hamelin the Mayor (Claude Rains) engages a mystical Piper (Van Johnson) to get rid of the vermin. After his work is done the Mayor refuses to pay the agreed fee so the Piper lures away all the town’s children. Fun family entertainment with the singing, rhyming citizens of Hamelin.
Jeff Cohalan (Robert Young) is a successful architect but a man plagued by bad luck and a series of strange accidents. He is also tormented by the fact that his fiancée was killed in a mysterious car accident on the night before their wedding.
Whilst hunting in Africa with his companion (Susan Hayward), Harry Street (Gregory Peck) is seriously injured and believes he may not survive. Whilst waiting for help he reflects on his life and work as a writer.
Things to Come speculates on the future of society in the aftermath of a global war in 1940. A war which continues for decades reducing what is left of society to small isolated groups struggling to survive.
War Movie Double Feature - Go For Broke & Three Came Home
1 x 195 min
Go For Broke (1951). Van Johnson stars as Lt. Michael Grayson in this WWII action drama tribute to the U.S. 442nd. Three Came Home (1950). This powerful drama is the true story of American author Agnes Newton Keith’s ordeal as a prisoner of the Japanese during World War Two.
The film tells the story of a British submarine sent on a special mission to find and sink a German battleship, the Brandenburg, sailing in the heavily defended Baltic region. After the mission safe escape seems almost impossible unless they can refuel in enemy waters.
Western Double Feature - Angel and The Badman & The Outlaw
1 x 211 min
Angel and The Badman - Gunman Quint Evans (John Wayne), badly injured, arrives at a farm owned by a Quaker family. With their help he recovers and forms a relationship with Penelope Worth (Gail Russell) who introduces him to Quaker values. The Outlaw (1943) is loosely based on the story of Pat Garrett (Thomas Mitchell) and Billy The Kid (Jack Beutel).