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Films with: Gielgud, John

Arthur
Arthur Bach is very, very rich, and he's next in line for a 750 million dollar inheritance. He stands to lose his inheritance--and a life in the lush style to which he is accustomed--if he doesn't marry the most boring blonde on Long Island within thirty days. Unfortunately, Arthur has just discovered the girl of his dreams.
DVD 77
Caligula
Portrays the decadence and debauchery that marked the reign of the Roman emperor Caligula from 37-41 A.D.
DVD 1426
Charge of the light brigade
A re-creation of mid-Victorian England that contrasts the silliness of the aristocracy with the squalor of the lower classes. Rather than making a standard blood and glory epic, Richardson created a film that took the silly glory and glamour out of war and substituted something closer to the bitter truth.
DVD 2229
Dance to the music of time
Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes.
DVD 7539
Elephant man
Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick, the "Elephant Man" when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon. Rescued from his degrading life as a circus freak, Merrick is given a chance to live his last years with comfort, respect, and dignity.
DVD 1516
Elizabeth
England, 1554. Henry VIII is dead. The country is divided, Catholic against Protestant. Henry's eldest daughter Mary, a fervent Catholic, is Queen. She is childless. The Catholics' greatest fear is the succession of Mary's Protestant half-sister, Elizabeth. After Mary's death, Elizabeth ascends to the throne, thrust into an edgy world of political and religious flux she struggles to protect her power, life, and independence as the court boils with intrigue and conspiracy. Elizabeth begins her reign in a land divided by bloody turmoil, and becomes a cunning strategist, weighing the counsel of her mysterious advisors, thwarting her devious rivals, and denying her own desires for the good of her country.
DVD 9212
Falstaff Chimes at midnight /
Story of the friendship between the bohemian, boisterous Falstaff and the young Prince Hal, the future King of England. It dramatizes the betrayal of that friendship, and Falstaff's disillusionment when the prince does become king.
DVD 7442
Formula
35 years after the disappearance of a formula developed by Germany during World War II to derive cheap, pollution-free gasoline from coal, a Los Angeles detective is on the brink of unearthing the secret which could change the couse of world history.
DVD 5903
Gandhi
Tells the story of Gandhi's adult life, when he led an entire country to freedom, using non-violent methods.
DVD 2029
Hamlet
Staged in plain modern dress without historical props, this is a "final run-through" rehearsal of Richard Burton's performance in Hamlet which opened on Broadway April 9, 1964. The action is recorded by cameras placed in the audience.
DVD 1072
Herman Wouk's War and remembrance
One week after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, sweeping the United States into World War Ii, the Henry family is forever changed by the war in the Pacific, and the horror of the Holocaust.
DVD 4536
Loved one
A bemused would-be poet gets entangled with an unctuous cemetery entrepreneur, a mom-obsessed mortician and other bizarre characters.
DVD 5739
Murder by decree
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson conduct a gruesome and dangerous search through London's squalid east end for the legendary Jack the Ripper. They soon discover that he is no ordinary murderer, but one with influential and determined friends.
DVD 1874
Murder on the Orient Express
Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective, aboard the Orient Express, for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When murder occurs, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous trains Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionarie before the local police arrive.
DVD 7781
Oedipus the king
The beginning of the Oedipus saga tells of Oedipus the king & the working out of the curse on the royal house of Thebes.
DVD 8809
Oscar Wilde collection
A collection of four of Oscar Wilde's masterpieces, and a 1995 documentary about his life, his relationship with Alfred Douglas and the trials that destroyed his career. Includes reflections by Wilde's grandson Merlin Holland, and Douglas' grandniece Alice Douglas.
DVD 2190
Plenty
Susan Traherne returns to her home in post-war Britain haunted by her experiences as a resistance fighter in occupied France.
DVD 2153
Prospero's books
In this adaption of William Shakespeare's The tempest, Prospero imagines and writes the play, speaking the characters' lines as he writes.
DVD 9663
Richard III
Begins by recapitulating the final scene of Henry IV, Part III with Edward IV being crowned king. In the background of the celebration, Richard jealously views the proceedings. Soon afterwards, Edward IV is murdered, drowned in a vat of wine. Richard becomes king and, after proceeding with a succession of intrigues and duplicities, he finds his kingdom in dire peril, set upon by Henry Tudor and mustering a final defense for his realm at the Battle of Bosworth. An immortal tale of lust, murder, treachery and the ruthless pursuit of power.
DVD 3350
Secret agent
An espionage thriller set in Geneva, seasoned with romance. Two British Intelligence Service agents pose as husband and wife in an attempt to eliminate an agent for the Central Powers.
DVD 816
Secret agent
An espionage thriller set in Geneva, seasoned with romance. Two British Intelligence Service agents pose as husband and wife in an attempt to eliminate an agent for the Central Powers.
DVD 1197
Shine
Story of Australian pianist David Helfgott. He experiences a nervous breakdown and is hospitalized, but later returns to the concert hall.
DVD 509
Shooting party
A group of aristocratic men and women gather for a shooting party at an estate in the English countryside. They go through the elaborate rituals of an Edwardian country house party. Times are changing, though, and their values are about to change.
DVD 4644
Victor Hugo's Les Miserables
Hugo's story of escaped convict Jean Valjean, who is aided by a good bishop and pursued relentlessly by the fanatical Inspector Javert, expresses the author's humanitarian interest in the suffering of the common people.
DVD 5890
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar.
DVD 5868