British TV & Films 1970 Not Yet Released On DVD Region 2

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1. A Severed Head (1971)

R | 98 min | Comedy

The wine taster and merchant Martin Lynch-Gibbon is married to the shallow and spoiled Antonia Lynch-Gibbon, and loves his mistress Georgie Hands. Antonia is under therapy with Martin's ... See full summary »

Director: Dick Clement | Stars: Lee Remick, Richard Attenborough, Ian Holm, Claire Bloom

Votes: 372

2. A Touch of the Other (1970)

92 min | Crime, Drama

Delger, "the man who gets things done", finds himself involved in London's vice world, in between sleeping with his two neighbours Elaine and Wendy, a masseuse who "can't give a man a massage without turning him on".

Director: Arnold L. Miller | Stars: Kenneth Cope, Shirley Anne Field, Hélène Françoise, Timothy Craven

Votes: 12

4. All at Sea (1969)


Douglas is on an "educational" cruise and has a parcel to deliver to his pen pal in Tangiers. His pal decides that it's contraband and when Mr Danvers appears the parcel goes missing and ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Fairbairn | Stars: Gary Smith, Stephen Mallett, Stephen Childs, Norman Bird

Votes: 14

5. Bachelor Father (1970– )

30 min | Comedy

A wealthy bachelor becomes a foster parent to five children.

Stars: Ian Carmichael, Ian Johnson, Briony McRoberts, Roland Pickering

Votes: 14

7. Big Brother (1970)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

A series of plays which examine if 1970s society is heading towards the dystopian world predicted in the book '1984'.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Michael Gwynn, Robert Hardy, Ronald Lacey

Votes: 12

9. Cauldron of Blood (1970)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

A blind sculptor works on his magnum opus unaware that the skeletons he has been using for armatures are the remains of the victims of his evil wife and that he is the next target.

Directors: Santos Alcocer, Edward Mann | Stars: Jean-Pierre Aumont, Boris Karloff, Viveca Lindfors, Rosenda Monteros

Votes: 408

10. The Bullet Machine (1970)

R | 87 min | Crime, Drama

Detective Harry Clegg must track down the crazed prostitute responsible for a string of murders.

Director: Lindsay Shonteff | Stars: Gilbert Wynne, Norman Claridge, Gilly Grant, Noel Davis

Votes: 56

14. Conceptions of Murder (1970– )

90 min | Mystery

In this 6-episode series, the playwright Clive Exton recreated 6 sensational murder cases of the 20th Century, exploring the motives of the killers.

Stars: John Castle, Nigel Green, John Nettleton, Hamilton Dyce

Votes: 6

15. Confession (1970– )

60 min | Drama

An anthology of eleven dramas using confessions as a central theme.

Stars: Tony Anholt, Nina Baden-Semper, Nicholas Ball, Keith Barron

16. Connecting Rooms (1970)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama

Explores the relationships shared by the residents of a seedy boarding house in London.

Director: Franklin Gollings | Stars: Bette Davis, Michael Redgrave, Alexis Kanner, Kay Walsh

Votes: 762

17. Crescendo (1970)

PG | 83 min | Horror, Thriller

A young American woman Susan Roberts goes to the south of France to do her thesis research on a recently deceased composer, staying with his eccentric relatives.

Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Stefanie Powers, James Olson, Margaretta Scott, Jane Lapotaire

Votes: 727

18. Crime of Passion (1970–1973)

60 min | Drama

British courtroom drama set in France, concerning the trials of murderers who commit crimes of passion.

Stars: Anthony Newlands, Daniel Moynihan, John Phillips, Peter Evans

Votes: 20

20. David Nixon's Magic Box (1970– )

Popular magician and entertainer David Nixon, presents his own variety show with resident singer Miss Anita Harris, magical assistant Ali Bongo and many of David's special guests.

Stars: David Nixon, Anita Harris, Ali Bongo, Les Dawson

Votes: 10

21. Diamond Crack Diamond (1970– )

60 min | Drama, Thriller

A Fleet Street reporter sets out to expose the corruption behind the big businesses trying to exploit emerging nations in Africa.

Stars: Alan Dobie, Judy Parfitt, Iain Cuthbertson, Sheila Scott Wilkinson

23. Doomwatch (1970–2016)

50 min | Sci-Fi, Drama

Doomwatch is the nickname for the Department of Measurement of Scientific Work. Under the leadership of Nobel Prize winning physicist, Dr. Spencer Quist, the Doomwatch team struggled, for ... See full summary »

Stars: John Paul, Joby Blanshard, Simon Oates, Vivien Sherrard

Votes: 158

24. Dorian Gray (1970)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty eternally, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.

Director: Massimo Dallamano | Stars: Helmut Berger, Richard Todd, Herbert Lom, Marie Liljedahl

Votes: 1,065

25. Double Pisces, Scorpio Rising (1970)

58 min

An ironic autobiography of a filmmaker with real and imagined characters.

Director: Dick Fontaine | Stars: David Bradley, Dick Fontaine, Amanda Lear, Norman Mailer

27. Egghead's Robot (1970)

56 min | Family, Sci-Fi

A robot is used by children to carry out their chores.

Director: Milo Lewis | Stars: Keith Chegwin, Jeffrey Chegwin, Kathryn Dawe, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 42

29. Every Home Should Have One (1970)

R | 94 min | Comedy

Teddy, working at an advertising agency, has to come up with a campaign for frozen porridge.

Director: Jim Clark | Stars: Marty Feldman, Judy Cornwell, Garry Miller, Shelley Berman

Votes: 456

30. Sudden Terror (1970)

PG | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Witnessing an assassination, a boy claims the assassins are hunting him. With his older sister, the pair escape numerous attacks and are aided by their grandfather and a resourceful young ... See full summary »

Director: John Hough | Stars: Mark Lester, Lionel Jeffries, Susan George, Jeremy Kemp

Votes: 633

31. Farouk: Last of the Pharaohs (1970)

50 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Using rare archival film clips and photographs, this film focuses heavily on biographical details of the remarkable life story of King Farouk (1920-1965), penultimate King of Egypt and the Sudan, overthrown in 1952 by Nasser's revolution.

Director: Peter Batty | Stars: Bernard Archard, King Faroukh, Gamal Abdel Nasser

32. Fragment of Fear (1970)

GP | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

Reformed drug addict Tim Brett (David Hemmings) is vacationing in Italy with his aunt. When she is murdered, he tries to investigate, and soon his whole life is out of control.

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: David Hemmings, Gayle Hunnicutt, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Flora Robson

Votes: 730

35. Hello-Goodbye (1970)

GP | 107 min | Comedy

An Englishman is in France and meets a French woman and falls in love. She disappears and he looks for her until he's hired by a Baron to help his son and discovers the Baron's wife is the woman he's been looking for.

Directors: Jean Negulesco, Ronald Neame | Stars: Michael Crawford, Geneviève Gilles, Curd Jürgens, Ira von Fürstenberg

Votes: 175

43. Jobs Around the House (1970–1979)


A UK regional show originally called Toolbox. During the 1970s presenter, Mike Smith would tackle DIY jobs and show how to recycle materials, such as making egg cups from plastic tubing. Would also show his own creations of abstract art.

Stars: Mike Smith, Jill Smith, Gordon Cooper

45. Julius Caesar (1970)

G | 117 min | Drama, History, War

The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar, but they have both sorely underestimated Mark Antony.

Director: Stuart Burge | Stars: Charlton Heston, Jason Robards, John Gielgud, Richard Johnson

Votes: 1,706