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Ian Jane
09-04-2012, 05:17 PM
Some interesting titles here, many we have seen before. No idea as to aspect ratios or anything like that.


From Mill Creek's website:

Over 70 Hours of the Swingin' Seventies!

Enjoy classics like David Copperfield, The Borrowers and Jane Eyre. Relive pop culture through James Dean, Evel Knievel and the acclaimed adapation of the Tony-Award winning play, The River Niger starring James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson.. Relish in stars such as Telly Savalas, Joe Namath, Charles Bronson, Bill Bixby, Jack Palance, Lee Remick, Sissy Spacek, George C. Scott, Sally Field, Richard Chamberlain, Peter O’Toole, James Earl Jones, Bill Cosby, Jim Hutton, Chuck Connors, Susan Sarandon and Blythe Danner.

Films in this amazing collection include:

Against a Crooked Sky (1975) Color Richard Boone
Border Cop (1979) Color Telly Savalas
The Borrowers (1973) Color Eddie Albert
C.C. & Company (1970) Color Joe Namath
Cold Sweat (1970) Color Charles Bronson
The Concrete Cowboys (1979) Color Jerry Reed
Congratulations, It’s A Boy! (1971) Color Bill Bixby
The Cop in Blue Jeans (1978) Color Jack Palance
Crypt of the Living Dead (1973) B&W Andrew Prine
David Copperfield (1970) Color Michael Redgrave
The Death of Richie (1977) Color Robbie Benson
Death Scream (1971) Color Faye Dunaway
The Driver’s Seat (1974) Color Elizabeth Taylor
Evel Knievel (1971) Color George Hamilton
Fair Play (1972) Color Paul Ford
Firehouse (1972) Color Richard Roundtree
The Four Deuces (1976) Color Jack Palance
Get Christie Love! (1975) Color Teresa Graves
Good Against Evil (1977) Color Dack Rambo
The Gun and the Pulpit (1974) Color Marjoe Gortner
The Hanged Man (1974) Color Steve Forrest
How Awful About Allan (1970) Color Anthony Perkins
Hustling (1975) Color Lee Remick
James Dean (1976) Color Michael Brandon
Jane Eyre (1971) 1971 Color George C. Scott
Jory (1973) Color Robby Benson
Katherine (1975) Color Sissy Spacek
The Klansman (1974) Color Lee Marvin
Las Vegas Lady (1975) Color Stella Stevens
The Last of the Belles (1974) Color Richard Chamberlain
Maybe I’ll Come Home in the Spring (1975) Color Sally Field
Mr. Scarface (1976) Color Jack Palance
Mr. Sycamore (1975) Color Jason Robard
The New Adventures of Heidie (1978) Color Burl Ives
The Proud and the Damned (1972) Color Chuck Connors
A Real American Hero (1978) Color Brian Dennehy
The River Niger (1976) Color James Earl Jones
Rogue Male (1976) Color Peter O’ Toole
Stunts (1977) Color Robert Forster
The Swiss Conspiracy (1976) Color David Janssen
The Squeeze (1978) Color Lee Van Cleef
They Call it Murder (1971) Color Jim Hutton
To All My Friends on Shore (1972) Color Bill Cosby
Treasure of the Jamaica Reef (1976) Color Stephen Boyd
Wacky Taxi (1972) Color John Austin
Wanted: Babysitter (1975) B&W Robert Vaughn
The War of the Robots (1978) Color Antonio Sabato
Warhead (1977) B&W David Janssen
The Werewolf of Washington (1973) Color Dean Stockwell
The Young Graduates (1971) Color Tom Stewart

Disc 1

The Hanged Man

Starring Steve Forrest, Cameron Mitchell, Sharon Acker
(1974) Color Not Rated
James Devlin (Steve Forrest) was a former gunslinger, now reformed, who is wrongfully accused of murder, convicted and sentenced to death by hanging. Miraculously surviving the execution, Devlin discovers that his near death experience has given him the ability to know men’s thoughts. Using this new ability along with his skills as a gunfighter, Devlin sets out to work on the right side of the law for his remaining days. His first task is to assist Carrie Gault (Sharon Acker), a young widow trying to hold onto her land and keep it from the clutches of Lew Halleck (Cameron Mitchell), a mining tycoon with his eyes on her property.

The Gun and the Pulpit
Starring Marjoe Gortner, Slim Pickens, Pamela Sue Martin
(1974) Color Not Rated
An outlaw gunslinger is on the run with a bounty on his head and a posse tracking him. Riding through the desert, he stumbles across the body of a recently killed traveling preacher and gets an idea. Taking on the identity of a minister, he hopes to elude his pursuers but, also uses his new-found position to make a change in his life.

The Last of the Belles
Starring Richard Chamberlain, Susan Sarandon, Blythe Danner
(1974) Color Not Rated
F. Scott Fitzgerald (Richard Chamberlain) and his wife Zelda (Blythe Danner) are returning to America from Europe on an ocean liner, with the couple deep in debt due to their extravagant lifestyle. Fitzgerald is suffering from writer’s block and his wife is obsessed with becoming a ballerina, even though she’s never trained as a dancer. Eventually, Fitzgerald draws inspiration from his own life, when he was a young soldier training at an Army base in the South, which eventually develops into the story “The Last of the Belles”.

The Klansman
Starring Lee Marvin, Richard Burton, Cameron Mitchell
(1974) Color R
Set in Alabama shortly after the height of the civil rights movement, a small town is rocked by the rape of a white woman and some of the more vocal members of the community place the blame on an African-American man. With the local sheriff trying to maintain the peace, even though he tolerates some activities by the local KKK members, and the mayor trying to protect his business and political interests, the crime brings the problems in the town to a boiling point. Look for the great cast in this feature, which includes Lee Marvin, Richard Burton, Cameron Mitchell, Linda Evans, David Huddleston, Lola Falana and O.J. Simpson.

Disc 2

Crypt of the Living Dead
Starring Andrew Prine, Mark Damon, Teresa Gimpera
(1973) B&W PG
An archeologist visits a remote island to bury his late father and, despite the warnings from the local people, opens the tomb of the vampire queen, buried over 700 years ago. This foolish act by the archeologist and his reporter friend places the entire island in danger, including the local schoolteacher that the two men are rivals for her affection. With the schoolteacher in danger of being a sacrifice to the vampire queen, the duo sets out to stop the vampires, rescue the teacher and destroy the vampire queen.

Against a Crooked Sky
Starring Richard Boone, Stewart Peterson, Geoffrey Land
(1975) Color G
A Native American tribe raids a pioneer families’ farm and makes off with their eldest daughter. Her brother sets off in search of the tribe in order to rescue his sister, enlisting the aid of a drunken fur trapper as a guide. Once he finds and confronts the tribe with his demand for her release, he is told he must endure a test in order to win her freedom.

Wacky Taxi
Starring John Astin, Frank Sinatra Jr., Jackie Gayle
(1972) Color G
A family man struggling to support his family on the meager wages of his menial job has always dreamed of running his own business. Finally deciding to pursue his dream, he quits his job at the canning factory and buys an old Cadillac, which he transforms into a taxi. Our enterprising new business owner faces many challenges trying to run his own taxi service and the interesting people he meets while driving around the city adds to the fun and excitement.

Rogue Male
Starring Peter O’Toole, Alastair Sim, John Standing
(1976) Color Not Rated
An English aristocrat attempts to assassinate Adolph Hitler while he is on holiday in 1939. The Englishman his captured by the Nazis and horribly tortured by agents of the Gestapo for his assassination attempt. After enduring the suffering at the hands of his captors, the gentleman escapes and returns to England, but he is trailed by Nazi agents bent upon preventing him from revealing Hitler’s true plans.

Disc 3

The Proud and the Damned
Starring Chuck Connors, Caesar Romero, Aron Kincaid
(1972) Color PG
A group of American Civil War veterans, scouting for a Columbian general, make their way into the town of San Carlos, Columbia and are welcomed by the mayor and the townspeople. The leader of the group becomes romantically involved with one of the local gypsies, which angers her boyfriend, and he is forced to kill the jealous man. Holding the Americans in jail due to their leader’s actions, the townspeople are unaware that delaying their return in reporting to the Columbian general may cause them great harm.

Get Christie Love!
Starring Teresa Graves, Harry Guardino, Louise Sorel
(1975) Color Not Rated
Teresa Graves is Christie Love, the first African-American woman hired by the Los Angeles Police Department. She proves her value to the department by working as an undercover operative. Her breakthrough case involves her infiltrating and then bringing down a major drug ring. Christie proves that she has the brains as well as the beauty to bring down the bad guys.

Starring Sissy Spacek, Henry Winkler, Art Carney
(1975) Color Not Rated
Sissy Spacek stars as Katherine Alman, an upper class college girl who embarks upon a path of revolution and radical action after seeing for herself the adverse conditions in South America and the southern United States. Her liberal views take an extreme turn after joining a group headed by Bob Kline (Henry Winkler). Told in a style of flashbacks and interviews, “Katherine” also features performances by Art Carney, Jane Wyatt and Julie Kavner.

Mr. Sycamore
Starring Jason Robards, Sandy Dennis, Jean Simmons
(1975) Color G
This is a touching tale about a postman who is weary of his current state of affairs and looks for a new path to his life. After hearing the legend about two temple guards who are transformed into trees, the postman decides to seek this fate by burying himself up to his knees in his backyard and awaits the metamorphosis. The postman’s concerned wife has her husband committed to an institution but this does not prevent the man from continuing his quest for peace by becoming a tree.

Disc 4

Death Scream

Starring Raul Julia, Ed Asner, Art Carney
(1975) Color Not Rated
Based upon a true story, a young woman is brutally attack in front of her apartment building and in spite of her cries for help; none of her neighbors came to her aid. A police detective and his partner investigating the crime find the residents of the apartment building uncooperative to them and it leaves them with more questions than answers. The assailant begins stalking and attacking other young women in the neighborhood, forcing the detective and his partner into a race against time to stop the attacks.

The Driver’s Seat
Starring Elizabeth Taylor, Ian Bannen, Andy Warhol
(1974) Color R
The incomparable Elizabeth Taylor portrayed one of the most bizarre characters of her career when she took on the role of Lise, a psychotic woman obsessed with finding the man of her dreams, in order for him to kill her. This schizophrenic lady travels from London to Rome in the hopes of discovering the perfect mate and her executioner, all in one. As you progress along with Lise on her search about the Eternal City, you find that she is not the only person with emotional and psychological problems.

How Awful About Allan
Starring Anthony Perkins, Julie Harris, Joan Hackett
(1970) Color PG
A man is unable to save his father from a fire that kills him and disfigures his sister. Sent away to a mental institution for evaluation, the man returns later to take up residence at his sister’s home. Psychosomatically blinded by the incident, the man struggles with his life daily but finds things harder for him, when strange incidents begin to happen to him that has people doubting his sanity. Is it someone with a vendetta against him or is it something far more sinister?

Starring David Janssen, Karin Dor, Mordechai Arnon
(1977) Color PG
An American plane flying over the Middle East has problems and loses the nuclear warhead payload it was carrying over the Syrian Desert. A weapons expert vacationing in Israel is pressed into service with one task to complete, recover and disable the warhead before it falls into the wrong hands. Complications arise when, upon making it to the crash site, he is taken hostage by a hostile Middle Eastern faction who intends to use the bomb for their own gain.

Disc 5

The Werewolf of Washington
Starring Dean Stockwell, Katalin Kallay, Henry Ferrentino
(1973) Color PG
An ambitious young reporter and his girlfriend are traveling in Hungary, when a wolf attacks him. Returning to Washington D.C. with his girlfriend, who is the President’s daughter, he talks the job of Press Secretary for the President of the United States. When some recent acquaintances turn up murdered by some vicious beast, the young man comes to realize the wolf he killed in Hungary was actually a werewolf.

David Copperfield
Starring Michael Redgrave, Ralph Richardson, Laurence Olivier
(1970) Color Not Rated
This screen adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic tells the tale of young David Copperfield; a boy brought to London at a young age and subsequently passed from one relative to another, to guardians and to a boarding school. The film has Copperfield as a young man reflecting on his life, through the use of flashbacks, while strolling along the beach. Remembering his past, Copperfield thinks about the good and bad that he’s experienced during his childhood.

The Cop in Blue Jeans
Starring Jack Palance, Thomas Milian, Maria Rosaria Omaggio
(1978) Color Not Rated
A city finds itself besieged by a gang of pickpockets and petty thieves, all controlled by a ruthless crime boss. A tough undercover cop takes it upon himself to try to stop the crime ring and expose the mastermind behind the crime spree. Our intrepid officer hopes to defy the odds against him and break the stranglehold of terror the criminals have over the city.

James Dean
Starring Michael Brandon, Amy Irving, Brooke Adams
(1976) Color Not Rated
Written by James Dean’s former roommate, fellow actor William Bast, this feature tells the turbulent story of the star’s rise to fame. The tale covers his tortured and self-destructive journey that ultimately led to the untimely end of a life filled with so much promise.

Disc 6

The Borrowers
Starring Eddie Albert, Tammy Grimes, Dame Judith Anderson
(1973) Color Not Rated
Based on the beloved novel by Mary Norton, The Borrowers follows the fortunes of a family of tiny humans who live beneath the floorboards in mansion of a Victorian matron (Dame Judith Evans). They live on the scraps left by “Big People” and live a relatively idyllic existence until they are discovered by the matron’s eight-year-old nephew. Now they must frantically avoid being captured and exhibited as scientific curiosities.

Las Vegas Lady
Starring Stella Stevens, Stuart Whitman, Andrew Stevens
(1975) Color PG
Gambling, heists, love and intrigue are all a part of this suspense-filled comedy about a female gang that plans a daring caper in the gambling capital of the world, Las Vegas.

The Young Graduates
Starring Tom Stewart, Patricia Wymer, Bruno Kirby
(1971) Color PG
Reflecting the humor and problems of the ‘love generation’, this is the story of high school graduates, who are eager to grow up and experience life, find themselves involved in adventures they’d rather live without.

Congratulations, It’s A Boy!
Starring Bill Bixby, Jack Albertson, Tom Bosley
(1971) Color Not Rated
Bill Bixby (The Incredible Hulk) is Johnny Gaines, whose idyllic life as a confirmed bachelor is turned upside down one evening when he opens his front door to find a young man on his doorstep. The pleasant young man informs Gaines that he is his son from a brief relationship he had twenty years earlier. This sudden appearance of an unknown son, who is an adult, puts a strain on Gaines and his girlfriend’s relationship, in addition to the added stress of building a relationship with his newfound son.

Evel Knievel
Starring George Hamilton, Sue Lyon, Bert Freed
(1971) Color PG
On the eve of a major jump, Evel Knievel (George Hamilton) reminisces about his life and career. Covering from his teens through his major jumps and mishaps, an insight into his personal and professional life is given, so you can appreciate and understand what kind of man Knievel is. Much of the footage was filmed around Knievel’s home town of Butte, Montana.

Disc 7


Starring Robert Forster, Fiona Lewis, Joanna Cassidy
(1977) Color PG
Robert Foster (Jackie Brown) stars as veteran stuntman, Glen Wilson, who travels to one movie location after another to perform electrifying stunt work. When beautiful newswoman, Fiona Lewis (Innerspace), enters this all male preserve, she is initially shunned, but eventually becomes Glenn’s number one fan and lover. When Glenn’s brother dies performing a stunt, he suspects foul play, and takes his brother’s place to investigate.

A Real American Hero
Starring Brian Dennehy, Forrest Tucker, Ken Howard
(1978) Color Not Rated
Brian Dennehy (FX, Cocoon) stars as legendary sheriff Buford Pusser, in a tale based on the popular “Walking Tall” franchise. When teenagers turn up dead or blinded from drinking bad moonshine, Buford decides to take the law into his own hands once more. He becomes a one-man army bent on retribution against the despicable club owner who supplied the deadly brew. Things don’t get any easier when Buford’s close friend turns out to be one of the villains.

The Death of Richie
Starring Robbie Benson, Ben Gazzara, Eileen Brennan
(1977) Color Not Rated
In this haunting drama, Robbie Benson (Ice Castles, One on One) turns in a strong performance as Richie, a brooding and troubled teenager who feels overwhelmed by pressures that seem to come at him from every direction. Ben Gazzara (Hysterical Blindness) co-stars as the overbearing and cruel father who never sees his son’s descent into drugs or the inevitable tragic outcome that follows.

The Squeeze
Starring Lee Van Cleef, Karen Black, Edward Albert
(1978) Color R
A retired safecracker is enticed out of retirement to pull one last heist, so he travels from Mexico to pull the job. The plan is to steal a shipment of diamonds from a secure warehouse, but things don’t go as planned for our aging thief. The heist organizers plan is to take the loot and kill him to cover their tracks, but he escapes only wounded and must hide out in order to recuperate and plan is revenge.

Disc 8

Wanted: Babysitter
Starring Robert Vaughn, Vic Morrow, Maria Schneider
(1975) Color Not Rated
A young woman unwittingly becomes part of a kidnapping plot involving the son of a movie producer she is babysitting. The kidnappers happen to be former business partners of the son’s father and are looking to exact some revenge on him. Our babysitter must bide her time and wait to see what will become of the son and herself, while the kidnappers begin to argue amongst themselves, placing the kidnap victims in great peril.

Fair Play
Starring Paul Ford, Robert Middleton, Terry Wilson
(1972) Color Not Rated
A young man arrives at the town of Fair Play to see his uncle. What he finds upon arriving is a town hiding a secret from any outsiders. The young man must uncover the truth the townspeople wish to keep hidden in order to save his uncle.

The War of the Robots
Starring Antonio Sabato, Yanti Sommer, Malisa Longo
(1978) Color Not Rated
Representatives of an alien civilization on the brink of extinction arrive on Earth and kidnap two top research geneticists in the hopes they can find them a cure to their problem. Looking to stop a potential alien invasion and rescue the scientists, a group of soldiers is sent on a mission that could decide the fate of two civilizations.

Concrete Cowboys
Starring Jerry Reed, Tom Selleck, Morgan Fairchild
(1979) Color PG
Two Montana cowboys decide to head to the big city and try their hand as detectives. Out of place in the city, our ranch hands also find themselves not well versed in the ways of private investigating. In spite of their lack of skills, our duo still tries their hand at dealing with the case of a missing singer being held captive by some extortionists.

Disc 9

The River Niger
Starring James Earl Jones, Cicely Tyson, Louis Gossett Jr.
(1976) Color R
The Tony Award-winning play is brought to the screen featuring a marvelous cast which includes James Earl Jones, Cicely Tyson and Louis Gossett Jr. Johnny Williams (Jones) is a house painter by trade, living in the ghetto and trying to support his family as best he can. Williams is proud of his son finishing flight school and has hopes of his success, away from the poverty and crime in the neighborhood. Williams must also deal with his wife’s cancer and his own struggles with daily life.

They Call It Murder
Starring Jim Hutton, Leslie Nielsen, Ed Asner
(1971) Color Not Rated
This Erle Stanley Gardner (Perry Mason) story features Jim Hutton (Ellery Queen) as a charismatic small-town DA working on several cases. His latest investigation centers upon a victim found in a swimming pool, where it is apparent the murder took place elsewhere and the body was dumped in the pool. This murder leads to a series of homicides and an insurance scam with veteran character actors Ed Asner (Mary Tyler Moore Show) and Leslie Nielsen (Naked Gun) lending their talent to this production.

The New Adventures of Heidi
Starring Burl Ives, Kathy Kurtzman, John Gavin
(1978) Color Not Rated
Katy Kurtzman (Dynasty) stars as a very animated Heidi who is unfairly separated from her loving grandfather (Burl Ives), and forced to live with a gaggle of despicable relatives in the Big Apple. Goodness prevails, but not before Heidi and her co-stars sings their way through ten delightful original songs.

The Four Deuces
Starring Jack Palance, Carol Lynley, Warren Berlinger
(1976) Color R
Vic Morono (Jack Palance) is a Prohibition-era mobster with a grudge against rival gangster Chico Hamilton (Warren Berlinger) and also a thing for women. Morono’s ways take a turn for the better when he meets the lovely Wendy Rittenhouse (Carol Lynley) and falls in love with her. With the aid of his new-found girlfriend and his gang of bumbling mobsters, Morono looks to end his rivalry and make a legitimate life for himself.

Disc 10

C.C. and Company
Starring Joe Namath, Ann-Margaret, William Smith
(1970) Color R
C.C. Ryder (Joe Namath) is a mechanic who has joined a local motorcycle gang “The Heads”, which is led by their menacing leader Moon (William Smith). When the gang comes across stranded fashion journalist Ann McCalley (Ann-Margaret), most of the gang members begin harassing her with the intent to attack her. Ryder stops the group and wins over the heart of McCalley, putting him at odds with Moon, and when Ryder attempts to help McCalley’s fashion show at a motorcycle event, he must battle Moon to protect her and the right to lead “The Heads”.

Starring Robby Benson, B.J. Thomas, John Marley
(1973) Color Not Rated
A young lad and his father arrive in a remote western town looking to settle down and make a living. Unfortunately, the father dies and the young lad is forced to face life on his own. The orphaned lad must grow up fast if he’s going to survive in the hostile environs of the Old West.

Treasure of Jamaica Reef
Starring Stephen Boyd, Cheryl Ladd, Chuck Woolery
(1976) Color PG
Off the coast of Jamaica, lies a sunken Spanish galleon with a fortune in gold waiting to be recovered. Unfortunately, there is a curse upon the treasure and bad things have happened to anyone who’s tried to find it. Scuba diver Hugo Graham (Stephen Boyd) sets out to find and recover the treasure but soon discovers a deadly guardian over the wreck site, a large grey shark.

Cold Sweat
Starring Charles Bronson, Liv Ullmann, James Mason
(1970) Color PG
A reformed military ex-convict, Joe (Charles Bronson), runs into trouble when the gang he abandoned, led by Ross (James Mason), comes demanding to use the fishing boat he captains. Their scheme is to pull off a drug heist and escape to another country. They are out partly for revenge, as Joe’s actions in an earlier outing with the gang gave them all years in prison. Later, Joe’s new wife Fabienne (Liv Ullmann) and her twelve-year-old daughter are threatened by a sadistic rapist, Katanga (Jean Topart), but they haven’t reckoned with Joe, who is now out for blood.

Disc 11

Jane Eyre
Starring George C. Scott, Susannah York, Ian Bannen
(1971) Color Not Rated
This adaptation of the Charlotte Bronte saga portrays our heroine, Jane Eyre, gaining employment as a governess after spending many years in an orphanage. Jane eventually falls in love with her employer, Edward Rochester, and accepts his proposal for marriage but is sent away after it is revealed he is still married. After a tragic event falls upon the Rochester home, Jane returns to her love.

Border Cop
Starring Telly Savalas, Eddie Albert, Danny De La Paz
(1979) Color Not Rated
A border cop is trying to deal with a major problem in his patrol area. A major illegal immigrant smuggling ring has been bringing people across the border from Mexico, to working in sweatshops and slaughterhouses, for little wage and horrible living conditions. The border cop befriends one of the immigrants and decides to help stop the mistreatment by bringing down the ringleader.

Good Against Evil
Starring Dack Rambo, Kim Cattrall, Richard Lynch
(1977) Color Not Rated
A young couple is forced to confront the ultimate horror when Satan decides to claim the young woman as his own. The boyfriend consults with two priests in the hopes of getting guidance on his spiritual dilemma. The two priests in turn decide to perform an exorcism in order to rid the woman of her possession. The boyfriend and the exorcists are pitted in a battle for the woman’s soul with Satan and his clan of worshipers.

Starring Lee Remick, Jill Clayburgh, Burt Young
(1975) Color Not Rated
Lee Remick (The Omen) stars as an investigative reporter whose assignment is to infiltrate the secret world of prostitution and expose its seamy underbelly. Her investigation leads her to a friendship with a hard-nosed hooker, played by Jill Clayburgh (Semi-Tough), who has been a victim of abuse. The reporter uncovers evidence that some of the city’s richest and most-powerful families benefit directly and indirectly from the prostitution, causing a storm of controversy for those exposed for their involvement.

Disc 12

Maybe I’ll Come Home in the Spring
Starring Sally Field, Jackie Cooper, David Carradine
(1975) Color Not Rated
Denise Miller (Sally Fields) is the older teenage daughter of a suburban couple who leaves home for a year to live in a commune with her hippie boyfriend. Returning home after becoming disillusioned with her chosen lifestyle, she hopes to find that things have changed and the issues which drove her out of the home have been resolved. What she finds are alcoholic dysfunctional parents and a younger sister trying to emulate her older sister’s lifestyle, much the same as it was a year ago.

The Swiss Conspiracy
Starring David Janssen, Ray Milland, John Saxon
(1976) Color PG
The customers of one of Switzerland’s most prestigious banks are being blackmailed, and the bank’s President (Ray Milland) wants it stopped. It’s time to call in former US Treasury agent David Christopher (David Janssen), who soon uncovers a diabolical international scheme. He must survive hair-raising car chases and gunfights with the help of the beautiful Denise (Senta Berger) with whom he becomes romantically entangled. The film was filmed in Zurich, Switzerland against stunning scenic backdrops and features an international cast that includes Elke Sommer, John Saxon and John Ireland.

Mr. Scarface
Starring Jack Palance, Al Cliver, Harry Baer
(1976) Color R
A mob enforcer is tired of his position in the organization, just shaking down borrowers delinquent on their payments. When he meets up with another mobster, recently fired from his job and dissatisfied with his station in life, the two compare stories and decide on a scheme to get what each one wants. They plan on conning the mob boss out of enough money so they can retire in comfort, but tricking him will prove to be harder than they thought.

To All My Friends on Shore
Starring Bill Cosby, Gloria Foster, Dennis Hines
(1972) Color Not Rated
In an uncharacteristically dramatic role, Bill Cosby (The Cosby Show) stars as Blue, a middle-aged airport worker frustrated with his family’s meager existence and is determined to break his family out of the ghetto. The way Blue goes about trying to make a better life for his family alienates him from them, due to his stubborn will. On top of all the pressures coming with his hard work and the emotional struggle with his family, Blue must now deal with the discovery of his son suffering from sickle cell anemia.

Starring Richard Roundtree, Vince Edwards, Andrew Duggan
(1972) Color Not Rated
Richard Roundtree portrays Shelly Forsythe, an African American firefighter candidate at an all-white firehouse in this drama that was originally developed as a television pilot. Shelly must deal with both the physical tests of his training as well as the racism of his peers as he strives to become a full-fledged fire fighter. Things are made more complicated for the firefighter-in-training due to the fact that the man he is replacing was killed in a fire set by a black arsonist.