A British play about homelessness by Jeremy Sandford, writer of "Cathy Come Home", first broadcast as a BBC Play For Today. It details the deterioration of Edna, a homeless alcoholic and was made at a time when vagrancy was still a criminal offence.
TV mini series based on the Sci-fi novel "A Is for Andromeda" by Fred Hoyle and John Elliot.
Based on the idea that drugs have influenced some of our greatest minds (Poe, Baudelaire etc.), this film documents just how influential drug experiences have been on the minds of great writers, poets and thinkers.
Charled Dicken's tale A Christmas Carol takes a contemporary jolt in this original musical set in modern-day Tennessee. Cyrus Flint is a mean old banker whose one and only concern is the welfare of Flint City Bank. Dennis and Laura Pritchett are two parents struggling to make enough money to pay for an operation their son needs. Flint is organizing a songwriting and singing contest with a $2000 first prize to promote his bank.
Veteran broadcaster James Marriner is persuaded to front a new big budget national family TV channel. But he begins to suspect that the channel is a front for something much more sinister and political.
Pilot for the TV series introduces the mothers of teenage fashion models who market their daughters for a powerful agent.
A British agent comes back from retirement after several of his former colleagues, including his former lover, are murdered. He must examine events from his own past to determine who killed them and why.
A cop who became deaf as the result of a fight tries to break up a drug ring run by bikers.
An adaptation of a novel by Joseph Roth.
LE ROSE DI DANZICA was written and directed by Alberto Bevilacqua and broadcasted in three episodes by RAI in 1981, preceded by a theatrical version in 1979. The plagued climate of the era is realized in the encounter and later in the friendship between the general Konrad Von Der Berg (Franco Nero), who refused to command a ruthless suppression of opponents and from whose diary the story is drawn, and Eric Von Lehner Baron (Helmut Berger), who has orders to escort Von Der Berg to a prison camp.
A study of England's history, with particular emphasis on the role religion has played in shaping the nation and its people. Includes scenes of Stonehenge, the sanctuary at Glastonbury, the fortress of Maiden Castle, and Bamburg Castle. (worldcat.org)
A businessman is stalked by his murderous twin brother, who has just been released from a mental hospital.
Mr Mockler and Mrs Acland have never met, but gradually Mrs Acland 's ghosts begin to take over Mr Mockler 's life.
Over eight mini-episodes, Life and Death Row: Love Triangle tells the story of Heather, a beautiful young wife and mother, who has disappeared without trace.
On Christmas Eve, a poor old woman plays her accordion in the street. Apart from two children, the passers-by ignore her and by the end of the day she has to sell her accordion to buy some food. Worse is to come. (1976)
A musical adaptation of Cinderella set in Harlem after World War II.
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