Tag: Family

Arabian Adventure | 1979 | Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing

A sumptuous fantasy adventure film starring Christopher Lee as an evil magical caliph who has captured princess Emma Samms and battles with manly hero Oliver Tobias. cast Christopher Lee as Caliph Alquazar Peter Cushing as Wazir Al Wuzara Mickey...

Oliver Twist | 1948 | Alec Guinness, Robert Newton

The best version of Dickens’s classic ever put on film (not counting Carol Reed’s joyous musical version), in which David Lean once again proves his brilliance at putting the author on screen. Here, John Howard Davies is the cherubic...

The Card | 1952 | Alec Guinness, Valerie Hobson

Curiously ineffective Alec Guinness vehicle which takes full advantage of its star’s charisma, but adds little to the traditional rags-to-riches story, even though its protagonist’s immorality is meant to add spice. Guinness is the...

Scrooge | 1970 | Albert Finney, Edith Evans

Albert Finney took over the role of Dickens’s crotchety old miser three weeks before production after both Richard Harris and Rex Harrison had to drop out because of other commitments. Although rather hammy at times, Finney holds the screen...

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