Tag: Mystery

The Lady Vanishes | 1979 | Cybill Shepherd, Elliott Gould

A watchable remake of the much-love Hitchcock classic. Miss Froy (Angela Lansbury in high camp mode) goes missing on a train leaving hapless Elliott Gould and Cybill Shepherd flitting from one compartment to the next, where thet are ruthlessly...

The Saint In London | 1939 | George Sanders, Sally Gray

George Sanders slips into Simon Templar guise for a second time, to track down a gang of counterfeiters who have swindled a European count out of a million-pound stack of cash. The plot thickens when he uncovers a foreign-currency laundering scheme...

Uncle Silas | 1947 | Jean Simmons, Derrick De Marney

Atmospheric period melodrama starring Jean Simmons as a 17-year-old who goes to live with her uncle (Derrick de Marney) and finds she is marked for murder. cast Jean Simmons as Caroline Ruthyn Katina Paxinou as Madame de la Rougierre Derrick De...

Chase a Crooked Shadow | 1958 | Richard Todd, Anne Baxter

If Hitchcock had been a B-movie director, the result might have looked something like this. The plot is certainly worthy of the master, but for all its twist-laden excitement, it lacks the spark of classic thriller material. Richard Todd stars as...

The Big Sleep | 1978 | Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles

It’s heresy to suggest that a Michael Winner remake of a film starring Bogart and Bacall could be at least as good as the original but this is such a movie. Robert Mitchum is Raymond Chandler’s private eye Marlowe investigating the...

The Vicious Circle | 1957 | John Mills, Derek Farr

Thriller starring John Mills as a Harley Street doctor who is framed for the murder of a film star. Written by TV thriller king Francis Durbridge and indeed based on one of his early BBC serials, The Brass Candlestick. cast John Mills as Dr. Howard...

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