British TV & Films 1968 Not Yet Released On DVD Region 2

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1. 30 Is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia (1968)

85 min | Comedy, Romance

Rupert Street, a piano player and composer, decides to write a musical and marry before he reaches his thirtieth birthday. One minor problem: he'll be 30 in six weeks...

Director: Joseph McGrath | Stars: Dudley Moore, Eddie Foy Jr., Suzy Kendall, John Bird

Votes: 188

2. A Ghost of a Chance (1967)

50 min | Drama, Family

Three children try to fight against the destruction of a local historic landmark. They are helped by a group of friendly ghosts.

Director: Jan Darnley-Smith | Stars: Stephen Brown, Mark Ward, Cheryl Vidgen, Jimmy Edwards

Votes: 38

3. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968)

Not Rated | 124 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

The adventures of four young lovers, a group of amateur actors and their interactions with fairies come to light in a moonlit forest.

Director: Peter Hall | Stars: Derek Godfrey, Barbara Jefford, Nicholas Selby, Hugh Sullivan

Votes: 697

4. A Touch of Venus (1968– )

20 min | Drama

A series of 13 monologues for famous actresses.

Stars: Margaret Leighton, Nora Gordon, Elisabeth Bergner, Rossella Falk

Votes: 7

5. A Twist of Sand (1968)

G | 90 min | Adventure

A former British Naval Officer now makes his living by smuggling goods around the Mediterranean. After being forced to dump his cargo after nearly being caught by the authorities in Malta, ... See full summary »

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Richard Johnson, Honor Blackman, Jeremy Kemp, Peter Vaughan

Votes: 182

6. Abel Gance: The Charm of Dynamite (1968)

51 min | Documentary

BBC documentary on the long and flamboyant career of French filmmaker Abel Gance.

Director: Kevin Brownlow | Stars: Lindsay Anderson, Albert Dieudonné, Abel Gance

Votes: 65

7. Adventure Weekly (1968–1969)

20 min | Family, Adventure

Five budding junior journalists run their own newspaper, the Adventure Weekly.

Stars: Len Jones, Frank Barry, Ian Ellis, Bartlett Mullins

Votes: 7

8. Assignment K (1968)

97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A British Agent, posing as an executive of a toy company, tangles with East European spies in various European locales.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Camilla Sparv, Michael Redgrave, Leo McKern

Votes: 194

9. Attack on the Iron Coast (1968)

G | 89 min | Action, Drama, War

During World War II, a commando leader named Major Jamie Wilson leads a group of soldiers on a suicide mission to destroy a Nazi naval stronghold on the French coast.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Andrew Keir, Sue Lloyd, Mark Eden

Votes: 621

12. Bobbie Gentry (1968– )

Music

Bobbie Gentry host her own TV-show on BBC in London.

Stars: Bobbie Gentry, Pan's People, The Tears of Joy, Robert Arditti

Votes: 8

16. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)

G | 144 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

64 Metascore

A down-on-his-luck inventor turns a broken-down Grand Prix car into a fancy vehicle for his children, and then they go off on a magical fantasy adventure to save their grandfather in a far-off land.

Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries, Benny Hill

Votes: 42,534 | Gross: $7.50M

17. Cilla (1968–1976)

45 min | Music, Family

Singer Cilla Black at the height of popularity, was the grinder of this weekly entertainment series, frittering singing by Ms Black as well as her many guests.

Stars: Cilla Black, The Breakaways, The Irving Davies Dancers, Cliff Richard

Votes: 15

18. Corruption (1968)

Approved | 91 min | Horror

A doctor goes to extreme lengths--even murder--to restore the badly burned face of his fiancée.

Director: Robert Hartford-Davis | Stars: Peter Cushing, Sue Lloyd, Noel Trevarthen, Kate O'Mara

Votes: 1,198

21. Decline and Fall... of a Birdwatcher (1968)

M/PG | 113 min | Comedy

A naive young man, sent down from university, blunders through a series of bizarre adventures in which his participation is always innocent, although others don't think so.

Director: John Krish | Stars: Robin Phillips, Felix Aylmer, Colin Blakely, Robert Harris

Votes: 108

22. Diamonds for Breakfast (1968)

M/PG | 102 min | Comedy

The rightful heir to the Russian Imperial Jewels recruits a ragtag team of female petty thieves and cat burglars to steal them from a British museum.

Director: Christopher Morahan | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Rita Tushingham, Elaine Taylor, Margaret Blye

Votes: 98

23. Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River (1968)

G | 99 min | Comedy

An American plans to bilk the British out of some considerable money with the help of an English con artist.

Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Jerry Lewis, Terry-Thomas, Jacqueline Pearce, Bernard Cribbins

Votes: 561

24. Duffy (1968)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Crime

Duffy is a cunning aristocrat of criminals hire by Stefane, a young playboy, to hijack a boat carrying several million dollars of his father's fortune. He succeeds, with help from Stefane's girlfriend with an unexpected turn of events.

Director: Robert Parrish | Stars: James Coburn, James Mason, James Fox, Susannah York

Votes: 469

25. Escape from the Sea (1968)

57 min | Drama

While on a trip to Cornwall, a young boy named Chris goes sailing in a small boat but gets swept out to sea and into grave danger.

Director: Peter Seabourne | Stars: Lieutenant Baston, Nicky Brockway, C.P.O. Fairfield, Alison Glennie

28. For Amusement Only (1968– )

60 min | Comedy

Humorous situations on location with little or no dialogue.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, Hamilton Dyce, June Jago, Alun Owen

30. Gates to Paradise (1968)

89 min | Drama

In 1212, children from all over Europe lead a crusade to free Jerusalem from Turkish authorities. Nicholas and Stephen use all their might to defeat the enemy.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Lionel Stander, Ferdy Mayne, Pauline Challoner, Mathieu Carrière

Votes: 186

32. Great Catherine (1968)

G | 99 min | Comedy

Slapstick comedy based on the play by George Bernard Shaw. A stiff English officer, captain Charles Edstaston (Peter O'Toole), and his fiancée Claire arrive in St. Petersburg. Edstaston is ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Flemyng | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Zero Mostel, Jeanne Moreau, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 261

33. Hammerhead (1968)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Thriller

An American agent has tracked down the stronghold of an evil criminal mastermind, determined to take over the world.

Director: David Miller | Stars: Vince Edwards, Judy Geeson, Peter Vaughan, Diana Dors

Votes: 416

34. Happy Deathday (1968)

89 min | Drama

An old man has his birthday. On this occasion he is given a present by his grand daughter who is fond of him. On the other hand, she hates her parents and the atmosphere in the family is quite tense.

Director: Henry Cass | Stars: Cyril Luckham, Harry Baird, Clement McCallin, Yvonne Antrobus

Votes: 14

35. Headline Hunters (1968)

60 min | Family, Drama

A bunch of kids help run the local newspaper after their father becomes ill. In the process they foil a robbery at a local factory, save a playground from unscrupulous property developers ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Ingrams | Stars: Leonard Brockwell, Susan Payne, Stephen Garlick, Jeffrey Chandler

37. Horne A'Plenty (1968–1969)

30 min | Comedy

Horne A'Plenty brings a topical approach to this often overworked theme. For this is topicality with a difference, a cornucopia of up-to-the-minute sketches, comedy, satire and social comment.

Stars: Kenneth Horne, Graham Stark, Sheila Steafel, Ken Parry

38. Hostile Witness (1969)

GP | 101 min | Drama

Ray Milland directed himself as a barrister whose daughter is killed in a "hit-and-run" accident. When his neighbor is also killed, evidence points to the barrister as a murderer.

Director: Ray Milland | Stars: Ray Milland, Sylvia Syms, Felix Aylmer, Raymond Huntley

Votes: 403

39. Hot Millions (1968)

G | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

Paroled London fraudster Marcus Pendleton (Sir Peter Ustinov) poses as a computer specialist in order to work for an insurance company that entirely relies on its corporate server.

Director: Eric Till | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Maggie Smith, Karl Malden, Bob Newhart

Votes: 1,932

40. How It Is (1968– )

30 min | Talk-Show

A weekly programme by the young for the young in heart. It treats its audience as reasonably intelligent and aware people instead of as suburban suet puddings".

Stars: Richard Neville, Angela Huth, Tony Palmer, Ronald Fletcher

Votes: 7

42. Inadmissible Evidence (1968)

Approved | 94 min | Drama

A lawyer's agonizing journey to the breaking point of his private and professional lives as he becomes more and more alienated from everyone connected with him.

Director: Anthony Page | Stars: Nicol Williamson, Eleanor Fazan, Jill Bennett, Peter Sallis

Votes: 105

44. Interlude (1968)

M/PG | 113 min | Drama, Romance

A famous conductor gives an interview to a pretty young reporter. He speaks a bit too frankly and finds he's given himself an unwanted sabbatical from conducting. He begins an affair with ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Billington | Stars: Oskar Werner, Barbara Ferris, Virginia Maskell, Donald Sutherland

Votes: 349

46. Journey to the Unknown (1968– )

60 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

A British anthology series about everyday people finding themselves put into unusual circumstances...many of them supernatural in nature.

Stars: Michael Callan, Joseph Cotten, Brandon De Wilde, Julie Harris

Votes: 176

47. Knock Three Times (1968– )

25 min | Fantasy

7.4