Peanuts White, a burlesque comic, is recruited by U.S. agents to impersonate international spy Eric Augustine (whom White resembles) in a mission to purchase a million-dollar microfilm in mysterious, exotic Tangier. There, he encounters the irresistable Lily Dalbray, an old friend of Augustine who is now dealing with his arch-enemy, Brubaker. But where is the real Eric?
Fleeing to America after escaping her Nazi sympathizer husband, Hedy Lamarr then conquered Hollywood. Executive produced by Susan Sarandon and narrated by Diane Kruger, this is the ultimate portrait of Hollywood wild-child, Hedy Lamarr. Known as 'the most beautiful woman in the world', she was infamous for her marriages and affairs with everyone from Spencer Tracy to JFK. This film rediscovers her, not only as an actress but as the brilliant mind who coinvented 1940's wireless technology.
It was one of the strangest days of his life... On a train to New York Psychiatrist 'Hunt' Bailey (George Brent) becomes acquainted with an old lady called 'Cissie' Bederaux (Olive Blakeney). She tells him about her strange family about her volatile brother Nick (Paul Lukas) and his beautiful but damaged young wife Allida (Hedy Lamarr). When he later learns that 'Cissie' has died mysteriously Hunt becomes curious about her family and sets out to meet them. Hunt is fascinated by Allida but Nick warns him that she is losing her mind and that he fears for her safety. But is Nick all that he seems? As Hunt gets closer to Allida he realises she is in grave peril - and so is he...
Six of Judy Garland's most loved films are brought together on this marvellous boxed set. A Star Is Born - Special Edition (Dir. George Cukor 1954):'A Star Is Born' marked Judy Garland's return to movies after a four year absence director George Cukor's first musical and first colour film and a showcase for the great Harold Arlen/Ira Gershwin songs in state-of-the-art stereo. One of the most beloved show business stories of all time it represents a career peak for many inv
The Film Noir Collection: The Strange Woman
A gripping tale of romance and crime set in the dark alleyways of the Casbah in Algiers. Charles Boyer is gangster Pepe Le Moko who has been on the run from the authorities in his native Paris. The Casbah is a safe haven where he mixes with people similar to himself; but years of being trapped in a routine without change has taken its toll and he becomes homesick for the lights of Paris. His spirits are lifted when Gaby (Hedy Lamarr) appears. She's elegant and beautiful and oozes sop
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