When a local bully is found shot to death, the police suspect a young man who had recently been seen arguing with him. When thy discover that they had been arguing over the affections of a ... See full summary »
Clever fortune-hunter Edward Bare (Sir Dirk Bogarde), with a penchant for murder, does in his elderly, supposedly rich, wife, and manages to get away with it. After an investigation results... See full summary »
When Jim Fletcher is told by his firm, that his new furniture designs, are not in keeping with the firms image. he threatens to resign, and decides to uproot his family, and emigrate to Australia. but his problems are only just beginning.
John Lewis is bored by his librarian's job and henpecked at home. Then Liz, wife of a local counciller, sets her sights on him. But this is risky stuff in a Welsh valleys town - if he and ... See full summary »
A pseudo-documentary in style with an emphasis on the daily work and routine of women police built around three different story lines. The first involves eighteen-year-old Bridget Foster (... See full summary »
Music by Christina McPherson
Lyrics by A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson
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Shown on TV 1957 in Los Angeles as original title. About speedway motorcycle racing.
A worthy movie set during WWII and focuses on a famous speedway motorcycle rider and his comeback after injuries suffered in war. Also, some romance thrown in to make the hero motivated and make everything turn out right. As I remember it quite well, I can't begin to guess where the aka title "Maniacs on Wheels" came from as it would be a ludicrous description of the movie content. Today's generation of motorsports enthusiasts would certainly be surprised at this oldie that still would capture the interest. Would be a great vehicle to re-make into today's hi-tech racing and extreme sports interest. Motorcycle racing has never been more popular and millions are spent on it every year. Come on Hollywood, lets do this one again before the Brits decide they should make another! Sir Dirk Bogarde could be replaced by our own World Champ Bruce Penhall who is no stranger to Hollywood and the world of Speedway Motorcycles.
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