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Caesar and CleopatraCaesar and Cleopatra (1945)
Dir. Gabriel Pascal
Feat. Vivien Leigh, Stewart Granger, Claude Rains
The oft–told tale of the First Roman Emperor and the Queen of Egpyt, here adapted from George Bernard Shaw's play. Stagey filming is offset by…
HamletHamlet (1948) Recommended
Dir. Laurence Olivier
Feat. Laurence Olivier, Eileen Herlie, Basil Sydney
The Oscar winner of Best Picture, Actor, Art direction and Costume, Laurence Olivier's version soars with vitality and atmosphere. A classic.
Treasure IslandTreasure Island (Long John Silver) (1950) Recommended
Dir. Byron Haskin
Feat. Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton, Basil Sydney
This definitive version of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic story was the first live–action feature from Disney studios, and contains…
Long John SilverLong John Silver (1950)
Dir. Byron Haskin
Feat. Robert Newton, Bobby Driscoll, Basil Sydney
Rambunctious adventure with arch pirate Long John Silver on the hunt for his young friend Jim Hawkins and maybe some treasure. Arrrrrgh!!! Notably…
Sea WifeSea Wife (1957)
Dir. Bob McNaught
Feat. Richard Burton, Joan Collins, Basil Sydney
Melodramatic adventure tale with Burton and Collins adrift on a raft after their ship is sunk by the Japanese. Clunky, but oddly compelling, though…

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