Based on the Reginald Berkeley stage play, this compelling historical drama offers a depiction of the life story of Florence Nightingale (Anna Neagle), the young 19th-century Englishwoman famously drawn to a career in nursing. Traveling to Turkey during the Crimean War, Florence gains a reputation for being devoted to the care of wounded soldiers and for pioneering higher standards for sanitary hospital conditions.
A train disaster is told as four short stories to give character studies of the people involved, how it will affect them and how they deal with it.
A documentary on the lifecareer of the late comedian Bill Hicks.
Aboard the U.S. submarine S13 in the China seas, Chief Torpedoman Burke goes about his duties. In actuality, he is Quartermaine, the infamous former commander of the British ship Royal Scot, which was sunk by Germans with a Field Marshal aboard. Quartermaine had told his sweetheart that the Field Marshal would be aboard, not knowing that she was an informant for the enemy. When the S13 sinks, Burke takes charge when the commander, Ensign Price, is unable to command. Burke must keep his mates alive long enough on the bottom of the sea for rescuers to arrive.
After two troubled but powerful men rape a young hitchhiker who happens to be a vet, she drugs them and remove their testicles.
In a continuation of the previous movie, Bridget Gregory, having successfully killed her husband and framed Mike Swale for it, flees to Barcelona, Spain to avoid an investigation into the case. Here she meets Troy Fenton who runs a phone sex line and soon lets Bridget in on his secret operation where she begins another devious plan of stealing Troy's profits for herself and depositing them in a local bank account with a little help from an old business friend, named Simon, in London. Meanwhile, Mike's father hires Murphy, a professional private investigator, to find Bridget and bring her back to New York to face a possible indictment for her part in her husband's murder. But when Bridget lea...
A family finally comes to terms with the grief over their son's suicide 25 years earlier.
The Shadows is a fantasy/fairytale story about ten year old Matthew, a lonely young boy who moves to the countryside to live with his mother and grandmother. When Matthew explores the 'spiral' in his grandmother's garden (a strange structure built by his late grandfather) he discovers an entrance into the magical world of 'the Shadows' where he meets his new Shadow friends Yorrick and Alice and begins his great adventure. In this underground world it is Yorrick's job to guard an ancient crown which is being hunted by the menacing treasure hunter Alexander and his evil mistress Eldren The Witch, the greatest enemy of the Shadows. As the Witch's life force begins to dwindle and her desire for ...
After years of rotting in Joliet, Les, a wrongfully imprisoned street legend known as "The Ghoul", is released into a mad search through Chicago's back alleys for the man who slaughtered his mother and robbed him of his soul. Aided by mysterious benefactors, he must delve beneath the city into a modern labyrinth of gutters whose tendrils have grown deep while he was gone. What unfolds is a desperate tale of brute force tragedy set in the supernatural underworld of Chicago, where heroes are reduced to horror-shows, villains dream of their own demise, and good and evil prove to be antiquated concepts.
Set in post-war England, a mysterious woman arrives at the Prettys' rural family home on the eve of young Jack's 16th birthday. Her remarkable likeness to a Pretty family member who tragically died in an accident 8 years ago both baffles and unsettles the family.