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Cast (feature film)

1.
Importance of Being Earnest, The (2002)
Two young gentlemen living in 1890's England use the same pseudonym on the sly, which is fine until they fall in love with women using that name, which leads to a comedy of mistaken identities.
2.
Pianist, The (2002) as Mr. Grun
An adaptation based on the autobiography of the acclaimed Polish composer, Wladyslaw Szpilman, who detailed his survival during World War II, and narrowly escaped a roundup that sent his family to a death camp. A composer and pianist, Szpilman played the last live music heard over Polish radio airwa
3.
Lost Son, The (2001)
Xavier, a French private detective in London, is asked to find the missing 30-year old son of a wealthy elderly couple. His investigation takes him on a journey into the darkest parts of both the city and his own soul. He finds the seaside hotel where the missing Leon has been, but now there is only
4.
Man Who Cried, The (2000) as Older Man In Sweatshop
In 1927, fleeing persecution, a Russian Jewish girl named Fegele is bundled off on a boat to England. Fegele is re-named Suzie, sent to a Christian foster home and to school where she learns to sing. 10 years later she leaves England for Paris, where she becomes a chorus girl and befriends ambitious
5.
RKO 281 (1999)
The clash between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over the production and release of Welles's 1941 film "Citizen Kane," which was a brutal portrait of a publishing magnate who in many ways resembled Hearst.
6.
Solomon and Gaenor (1999) as Ephraim
Set in a Welsh mining community in 1911, a young Jewish boy falls in love with a Welsh girl. Solomon, a displaced Jew is forced to hide his true identity and turn his back on his faith and family in the pursuit of true love. Gaenor, a gentle and obedient chapel girl, scandalizes her community by pur
7.
End of the Affair, The (1999)
The year is 1939. It is World War II. England is at war. And a tumultuous affair is about to begin that will carry a tragic price tag. A passionate woman trapped inside a sterile marriage, Sarah Miles is immediately and irresistibly attracted to brooding novelist Maurice Bendrix when they meet at a
8.
Clandestine Marriage, The (1999) as Canton
In 1776 the Ogleby's, represented by the Lord and his fey son, Sir John, visit the home of Sterling, intending for Sir John to marry Sterling's eldest child, Betsy. The two broods could hardly be more different -- the Oglebys are of noble blood, but bankrupt, whereas the Sterlings are "nouveau riche
9.
Simon Magus (1999) as Chaim
In a Central European shtetl in the nineteenth century, times are getting hard, as the community has lost many of its men to emigration and is facing a crisis of modernization. Dovid, a handsome, poor young Jew plans to build a railway station to put the town back on the map, and meanwhile is wooing
10.
Fast Food (1998)
Benny returns home after a long absence to the city where he grew up only to find that everything that he remembers has passed. He hangs out with his friends to lament the past while also re-discovering his childhood sweetheart who is currently working in the phone-sex industry.
11.
Governess, The (1998) as Doctor
The Da Silvas are a contented and affectionate family, secure in the vibrant warmth of the Sephardic Jewish community in London of the early 1840's. The family's eldest daughter, Rosina, is a spirited young woman who secretly dreams of going on the stage. Headstrong and charming, she is the delight
12.
For My Baby (1997)
The story of a Jewish standup comedian who is slowly taken over by the ghost of his sister who died in a concentration camp. Ultimately, he begins to dress like her, even visiting his comatose mother while in drag.
13.
Madness Of King George, The (1994)
The life of times of King George III, who lapsed in and out of occasional comas due to a metabolic imbalance. The King's son, the Prince of Wales, took advantage of those times, trying to seize power.
14.
Blackeyes (1989)
Mystery which attempts to solve the murder of a woman found dead near a pond while juxtaposing fictional and real-life accounts.
15.
Erik The Viking (1989) as Gisli The Chiseller
Spoof about a viking warrior who did not want to rape and pillage.
16.
Avalanche Express (1979)
During the cold war, a Soviet biological warfare expert plans to defect to the West. A CIA agent gets the man onboard a European train in order to aid his escape, but the Soviets are determined to stop at nothing to prevent this, including starting an avalanche which envelopes the train.
17.
Unidentified Flying Oddball, The (1979) as Dr Zimmerman
A NASA spacecraft proves Einstein right when, travelling faster than light, it ends up near King Arthur's Camelot. On board are big-hearted Tom Trimble and Hermes, the look-alike robot he built. Tom immediately makes friends with pretty Alisande and enemies with the awful knight Sir Nordred. It seems Nordred is out to oust Arthur, while Alisande's father is not the goose she believes him to be but is also a victim of Nordred's schemes. It's as well the Americans have arrived.
18.
Spy who Loved Me, The (1977)
When a massive underwater craft abducts U.S. and Russian submarines, global tensions are heightened to the brink of war. In order to find the true culprit, James Bond (Agent 007) joins forces with beautiful Russian agent Anya Amasova. Together they follow a trail that leads to Karl Stromberg, a powerful shipping magnate who is implementing a horrific scheme for world domination. Bond struggles to foil the plot, but Stromberg has provided him with a most lethal adversary: Jaws, a seemingly indestructible steel-toothed giant. Agent 007's adventure takes him to the Egyptian pyramids, under the sea and to a mountaintop ski chase.
19.
Operation Daybreak (1975) as Father Petrek
In 1942 Czechoslovakia, SS-General Reinhard Heydrich is appointed to become the Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia. The terror and oppression that follow cause Allied authorities in London to authorize a secret mission to kill the man who has come to be known as "The Butcher of Prague". The film explores shows the operation leading up to Heydrich's death as well as the massive German reprisals that followed it.
20.
11 Harrowhouse (1974)
A small time diamond merchant is jumps at the chance to supervise the purchase, and cutting of a large first class diamond. But when the diamond is stolen from him, he is blackmailed into pulling off a major heist at the Diamond Exchange, located at 11 Harrowhouse.
21.
Our Miss Fred (1972) as Doctor
When his outfit is captured by the Germans during a camp theatrical, an enlisted man makes his escape dressed in women's clothing.
22.
The Kremlin Letter (1970) as Police doctor
A team of spies tries to recover a CIA letter that could trigger an international incident.
23.
The Looking Glass War (1969) as East German detective
British Intelligence calls in a retired agent to investigate Soviet missiles near the German border.
24.
To Sir, With Love (1967) as Mr. Pinkus
A substitute teacher changes the lives of the slum children in his class.
25.
The Little Ones (1965) as Child welfare officer
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Never Let Go (1962) as Cypriot
A cosmetic salesman sets out to prove to himself and his wife that he is not a failure.
28.
Follow That Horse! (1961) as Dr. Spiegel
29.
Boy Who Stole a Million, The (1960) as Bank Clerk
A young boy steals a million pesetas from a bank to help his father get his cab abck, but then the cops and bank managers come chasing after him, leading to a climax in which the boy crashes a fiesta full of oddball characters.
30.
Silent Enemy, The (1959)
In the Mediterranean in 1941 the Italians start using underwater chariots to mine the undersides of allied ships. Explosives expert Lionel Crabbe arrives in Gibralter to organise defences, but finds only two British divers available to help him. Even more worrying, it seems likely that the Italians are secretly using neutral Spain across the bay as their key base.
31.
Pickup Alley (1957) as Warder
A U.S. narcotics agent trails an international drug smuggler.
32.
Miracle In Soho (1957)
In London's colourful but seedy Soho Michael Morgan is working mending the road. he is unhappy, with little hope of finding happiness. Then he meets Julia Gozzi, a barmaid, and "The Miracle" happens ...

Cast (special)

33.
Our Mutual Friend -- By Charles Dickens (1999)
In Episode 2, Lizzie Hexam, daughter of the corpse robber who found young Harmon's alleged body, is being courted by two desperate characters: Eugene Wrayburn, a dissolute barrister, and Bradley Headstone, a mentally-deranged schoolmaster. As their rivalry gets out of hand, Lizzie flees. Meanwhile,
34.
Charles Dickens' Martin Chuzzlewit (1995)
An adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel, "Martin Chuzzlewit." Suspicious of his greedy family, Chuzzlewit is instrumental in keeping apart his ward and his grandson, who loves her. Grandfather and grandson are eventually reconciled. Set in London and Wiltshire in the 1830s.
35.
Bar Mitzvah Boy (1977) as Grandfather
A television play -- produced for the British series "Play for Today" -- about a young London boy reluctantly facing his Bar Mitzvah.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

36.
Jim Henson's Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001)
Contemporary retelling of the classic fairy tale, Jack and the Beanstalk, with a revelation: the original Jack was perhaps the greatest thief of all time. He stole the golden goose and the singing harp from giant Blundermore Thunderdell then chopped down the beanstalk, sending Thunderdell to his dea
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Gulliver's Travels (1996)
Miniseries inspired by Jonathan Swift's novel. An English physician, shipwrecked for eight years, finally returns home and recounts an unbelievable odyssey of strange lands and fantastic creatures.
40.
Bourne Identity, The (1988)
A two-part miniseries adapted from Robert Ludlum's thriller about a man trying to regain his memory amidst a maze of espionage and intrigue.
41.
Holocaust - The Story of the Family Weiss (1978)
Chosen as the Outstanding Limited Series (1977-78) at Emmy Award time, this original drama about two German families that are affected by events between 1935 and 1945 rivaled "Roots" in its impact on viewers in this country and sparked controversy throughout Europe as it premiered on television in o
42.
Jesus of Nazareth (Do Not Use) (1977)
A reverent and beautiful retelling of the biblical tale with an all-star cast, winning Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Drama (1977-78) and for James Farentino as Best Supporting Actor in a Drama. Subsequently expanded to eight hours over four nights.
43.
QB VII (1974)
An absorbing adaptation of Uris' best-selling novel telling the story of two successful men, an American writer and a Polish doctor, whose careers lead to a confrontation in a London courtroom when the former accuses the latter of having performed illegal operations in a Nazi prison camp years earli

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

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