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Films with: Guinness, Alec

Alec Guinness collection
DVD 1948
Bridge on the River Kwai
British soldiers captured by the Japanese during World War II are forced to construct a strategic railroad bridge which a commando team is instructed by the British High Command to destroy.
DVD 2248
Comedians
A sardonic white hotel owner watches Haiti sink into barbarism with growing fatalism. Complications include a friendship with a rebel leader, politically "charged" hotel guests, an affair with the wife of a European ambassador, and the manipulations of a conniving British arms dealer.
DVD 5870
Cromwell
17th century Britain was a hotbed of revolution, treachery and court intrigue. Oliver Cromwell, the fiery ambitious commoner took on the monarchy and changed the course of Western civilization. He and King Charles I fought for absolute rule.
DVD 7611
Doctor Zhivago
A poet and surgeon, husband and lover finds his life disrupted by war. It alters the lives of many, including Tonya, the gentle woman he marries and Lara, the woman he cannot forget.
DVD 1538
Great expectations
In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth.
DVD 233
Hitler the last ten days /
Hitler's last days in an underground bunker give insight to his special breed of madness. The Fuehrer sits with chief leaders on his 56th birthday and watches the collapse of Nazi Germany while eating chocolate cake. As the reports of advancing Red Army troops reach him, Hitler is married to his mistress, Eva Braun. The guests are each given a silver-framed picture of The Fuehrer and two cyanide capsules.
DVD 6720
Horse's mouth
Gulley Jimson, an ill-behaved artist is in search for a perfect canvas. He is determined to let nothing come between himself and the realization of his exalted vision.
DVD 1569
John le CarreĢ's Tinker, tailor, soldier, spy
Some say George Smiley is in innocent retirement. Others say he was sacked after the Czech scandal. But all agree that nobody ever leaves the 'Circus' without some unfinished business. Brought out of retirement to trace an enemy infiltrator in the department where he was once the prize employee, the shy and retiring master of espionage moves forwards to investigate and finds himself going backwards over very old ground.
DVD 6883
Kafka
Oscar winner Jeremy Irons plays Kafka, an insurance clerk and aspiring writer leading a staid and reclusive life, until his closest friend mysteriously disappears without a trace. A seductive co-worker leads Kafka to a group of anarchists who speak of a "cover-up of monumental proportions" controlled from within a castle outside the city. Searching for the truth, Kafka ventures behind the castle's walls and discovers a secret more terrifying than anything he ever imagined.
DVD 13355
Lawrence of Arabia
Presents the story of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole), the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity.
DVD 2105
Oliver Twist
After escaping from the dreary workhouse where he has spent his childhood, Oliver runs away to London, only to fall in with Artful Dodger, Fagin, and their gang of young thieves. It is only with the revelation of Oliver's true identity that his troubles finally end. Includes original theatrical trailer.
DVD 339
Passage to India
While on a trip in 1928 to visit her son, Mrs. Moore, accompanied by her son's fiancee, becomes appalled at the treatment of the Indians by the ruling British government. Later, they befriend a native Indian who, over-stepping the accepted norms of his culture, invites the two ladies on an excursion. In a strange turn of events, he is accused of attempting to rape the young woman.
DVD 1508
Star Wars trilogy
Science fiction tales of derring-do, heroism and romance. Set in the distant past, they relate the adventures of Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo as they battle the forces of the evil Imperial Army.
DVD 3871
Tunes of glory
Jock Sinclair is a whiskey-drinking, by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. Sinclair is a lifetime military man. He expects loyalty and respect from his men. But when Basil Barrow, an educated, by-the-book scion from a traditional military family enters the scene as Sinclair's replacement, the two men become locked in a fierce battle for control of the battalion and the hearts and minds of its men.
DVD 3378