When her father dies Tamahine a lovely young half-Polynesian girl is sent to England to visit her father's cousin headmaster of a celebrated boys' public school. She has a disturbing influence on boys and masters alike however with all and sundry falling under the spell of her natural beauty and charm! This sparkling comedy stars Nancy Kwan as the free-spirited Tamahine with Dennis Price as the staid guardian who is both bewitched and inspired by her presence. Boasting an equally strong supporting cast the film earned a BAFTA nomination for Geoffrey Unsworth the double-Oscar winning cinematographer whose credits include Cabaret Tess and 2001: A Space Odyssey. Tamahine is featured here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements in its as-exhibited aspect ratio.
There have always been spies men and women who have pried for patriotism, for religion, for love... or for money. This tense drama is based on the true story of the Portland spy ring an unlikely Soviet operation that took place in southern England and which was active during the late 1950s/early '60s. Directed by Robert Tronson and starring Bernard Lee, William Sylvester, Margaret Tyzack and David Kossoff, Ring of Spies is presented here as a brand-new High Definition transfer from original film elements in its original theatrical aspect ratio. An antiquarian bookseller and his wife; a disgruntled, hard-drinking naval clerk and the lonely secretary he recruits; a polished Soviet agent who assumes the identity of a dead Canadian citizen... the players in a familiar Cold War duel between Soviet intelligence and British counter-espionage and a trade in deadly secrets directed from a bungalow in suburban Ruislip, hidden for years from unsuspecting neighbours and British spycatchers.
A rarely seen 1966 tongue-in-cheek spy thriller starring Richard Johnson as Hugh Bulldog Drummond investigating the attempted sabotage of oil deals and assassination of a Persian King. Elke Sommer co-stars.
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