An Australian outback police detective is sent on a special assignment to the UK, to return an Australian citizen accused of murder. Only this is not an ordinary man, he is a UN high commissioner for peace talks taking place in London.
When college professor, Peter Proud begins experiencimg flashbacks of an earlier life, he's mysteriously drawn to a place he's never been to, but which seems familiar. He soon finds his ... See full summary »
J. Lee Thompson
During the First World War a Hunter and trader in Africa joins forces with a couple looking for a source of platinum try to survive while fleeing British soldiers, dealing with German slavers and troops, natives and cannibals.
A band of mercenaries led by Captain Curry travel through war-torn Congo across deadly terrain, battling rival armies, to steal $50 million in uncut diamonds. But infighting, sadistic rebels and a time lock jeopardize everything.
A successful talent agent enjoys the good life until his wife leaves him. He moves in with his friend and begins an affair with the man's wife. He also gets a new difficult client whose public image must be preserved at any cost.
Embittered after serving time for a burglary he did not commit, Joe Bell is soon back in jail, on a prison farm. His love for the foreman's daughter leads to a fight between them, leading ... See full summary »
Popsy double-crosses her older partner Silva. Silva has arranged to divert diamonds from a large corporate-run diamond mine in the South American jungle, and Popsy does her "pop" wrong as they are both pursued by police.
I saw this film maybe 25/30 years ago on T.V. and thought it was a great film. I knew who Rod Taylor was from The Time Machine and The Birds, and thought the dark haired young man working with him was particularly handsome - I didn't even know it was Pete Duel! From what I remember of the film, it was very exciting and built up to a very emotional climax.
What a shame Pete Duel's films have faded out of circulation while other films that were not half as good are given air time on T.V. and can be purchased relatively easily.
I love Rod Taylor's films and this one should be proudly displayed with the rest of his excellent work.
I've never understood why they have not shown this film on T.V. since. I keep hoping TCM or Sky Classics will dig a copy out of the vault and broadcast it (but it hasn't happened yet) - I live in hope. Failing that, I would love to buy this film (but can't find it - grrr!). If anyone out there has any pull with the studios, please, please, please, release this film on DVD (and don't forget us who don't live in the US, who would love to see this film too)!!! Just release it for one year - and in different regions - and tell us when it's out - that will be enough time. Pleeeeaaaase????
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