A softcore, adult-oriented version of the tales from the Bible.
D'Artagnan has become a Musketeer. Protestants hold La Rochelle, and the Queen loves Buckingham, who'll soon send
ships to support the rebels. Richelieu enlists Rochefort to kidnap Constance, the Queen's go-between and D'Artagnan's love.
The Cardinal uses the wily, amoral Milady de Winter to distract D'Artagnan. But soon, she is D'Artagnan's sworn enemy, and
she has an unfortunate history with Athos as well. Milady goes to England to dispatch Buckingham; the Musketeers fight the
rebels. Milady, with Rochefort's help, then turns to her personal agenda. Can D'Artagnan save Constance, defeat Rochefort,
slip de Winter's ire, and stay free of the Cardinal? All for one, one for all.
The film version of the Broadway musical comedy of the same name. In the days leading up to July 4, 1776, Continental
Congressmen John Adams and Benjamin Franklin coerce Thomas Jefferson into writing the Declaration of Independence
as a delaying tactic as they try to persuade the American colonies to support a resolution on independence. As George
Washington sends depressing messages describing one military disaster after another, the businessmen, landowners and
slave holders in Congress all stand in the way of the Declaration, and a single "nay" vote will forever end the question of
independence. Large portions of spoken and sung dialog are taken directly from the letters and memoirs of the actual
The original "Woodstock" documentary film, with added elements including performances by bands who were not included in
the original film, bonus footage of those who were, and a post-credits tribute to activists, performers, and organizers who
passed on since the original release.
Disgusted with the policies of King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell plans to take his family to the New World. But on the eve of
their departure, Cromwell is drawn into the tangled web of religion and politics that will result in the English Civil War.
In the summer of 1941, the United States and Japan seem on the brink of war after constant embargos and failed diplomacy
come to no end. "Tora! Tora! Tora!", named after the code words use by the lead Japanese pilot to indicate they had
surprised the Americans, covers the days leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor, which plunged America into the Second
Henry VIII of England discards one wife Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir, in favor of a young and
beautiful woman, Anne Boleyn, whose one-thousand-day reign as Queen of England ends with the loss of her head on the
block. Henry weds Ann and soon she gives him a child. The girl, Elizabeth, is a bitter disappointment to Henry, who
desperately wants an heir. Anne promises Henry a son "next time," but Henry is doubtful. Shortly thereafter, rumors begin that
the King's eye has already wandered. One Jane Seymour is at court for a moment. The Queen has her sent away, but, if Anne
will bring Jane back to court, the King promises to sign the Act of Succession to insure that Elizabeth will be Queen.
In 1183 Henry II summonses his sons Richard, John, and Geoffrey to join him and his prison-bound wife Eleanor at Chinon
for a family Christmas, along with King Philip II of France and his sister Alais, Henry's mistress. Philip is insisting Alais now
marries John as agreed years before else he wants her dowry, the lands of the Vexen, back. As Eleanor has already given
the province of Aquitaine to Richard, the outcome of this may decide the very future of England. Everyone present except
perhaps Alais are masters of double-dealing and deceipt, so it could be a lively Yuletide.
Pope Julius is eager to leave behind works by which he will be remembered. To this end he cajoles Michelangelo into
painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. When not on the battlefield uniting Italy, the Pope nags Michelangelo to speed up
his painful work on the frescoes.
George Stevens' epic production. "My God, My God, why hast thou forsaken Me?" It is towards this climactic crossroads that
the story of Jesus of Nazareth leads, and to which, at the final moment, it again looks back in triumphant retrospect. It is the
anguishing crossroads where the eternal questions of faith and doubt become resolved. Star-studded cast includes Max
Von Sydow (as Jesus), Dorothy McGuire (as Mary), Robert Loggia (as Joseph), Charlton Heston (as John the Baptist),
Michael Anderson, Jr., Robert Blake, Jamie Farr, David McCallum, Roddy McDowall, Ina Balin, Janet Margolin, Sidney Poitier,
Carroll Baker, Pat Boone, Van Heflin, Sal Mineo, Shelley Winters, Ed Wynn, John Wayne, Telly Savalas, Angela Lansbury,
Paul Stewart, Harold J. Stone, Martin Landau, Joseph Schildkraut, Victor Buono, Jose Ferrer, Claude Rains, Donald
Pleasence, Richard Conte and Cyril Delevanti.
As the story opens, King Henry II, who ruled England from 1154 to 1189 has entered Canterbury Cathedral to do penance at
the tomb of his former friend, Thomas Becket. Bare to the waist, the king kneels to receive a flogging from Saxon monks. He
begins to reminisce, recalling at first the carefree, promiscuous adventures with Becket, then his favorite drinking and
wenching companion. A violently emotional drama that probes the changing relationship between two young men - between
two close friends bound together by similar pride of flesh and spirit who become deadly enemies as they pursue their
separate destinies . . . that of king . . . and saint.
In 480 BC, the ambitious, cruel and merciless King Xerxes (David Farrar) of Persia invades Greece with his huge army to
extend his vast slave empire. The brave Spartan army is the great hope to free and unite Greece, and king Leonidas (Richard
Egan) promises to the council of the Greek Stats to defend the passage of Thermopylae, the only way by land to reach Athens.
However, he is betrayed by the politicians of Sparta and stays alone with his personal body guard army composed of three
hundred warriors only. Using courage and great knowledge of strategies of war, he defends Thermopylae until a treacherous
goatherd tells King Xerxes a secret goat passage leading to the back of Leonidas's army.
The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, the US, Britain, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin
Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that when the Allied
invasion comes they must be stopped on the beach. "For the Allies as well as the Germans, it will be the longest day. The
Eleventh-century Spain is divided into Christian kingdoms and Moorish strongholds. The young Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar—
dubbed El Cid by his followers—vows to see his country at peace, free from the invader. Vigorously brave and resourceful, the
noble knight hates bloodshed and faces treason charges at court for the clemency shown to some emirs. His accuser,
Gomez, father of his fiancée, Chimene, dies in the resulting duel. Chimene's avowed vengeance plot fails and Rodrigo is
given her hand; the marriage is not consummated and she enters a convent. On Ferdinand's death, his kingdom is divided
among his three children. Sancho challenges the decision and imprisons Alfonso, who is released by the Cid. The African
war-lord, Ben Yssef, takes advantage of the quarrel by having Sancho assassinated. Alfonso now claims that throne, too, and
exiles the Cid. Chimene realizes the nobility of her husband and joins him, but returns to the convent with their two children,
when he goes into battle against Ben Yussef.
Einar and Eric are two Viking half-brothers. The former is a great warrior whilst the other is an ex-slave, but neither knows the
true identity of the other. When the throne of Northumbria in Britain becomes free for the taking, the two brothers compete
against one another for the prize, but they have very different motives - both involving the princess Morgana, however.
At the beginning of the 19th century, Napoleon's forces controlled much of Europe. In Russia, one of the few countries still
unconquered, the army prepares to face Napoleon's troops in Austria. Among the soldiers are Nicholas Rostov (Jeremy
Brett) and Prince Andrei Bolkonsky (Mel Ferrer). Pierre Bezukhov (Henry Fonda), a friend of Andrei's and self-styled
intellectual who "knows what's right but still does wrong," is not interested in fighting. Pierre's life changes when his father
dies, leaving him a vast inheritance. He is attracted to Natasha Rostov (Audrey Hepburn), Nicholas's sister, but gives in to
baser desires and marries the shallow, materialistic Princess Helene (Anita Ekberg). The marriage quickly ends when
Pierre discovers his wife's true nature. Andrei is captured and later released by the French, and returns home only to watch
his wife die in childbirth.
Russian exiles in Paris plot to collect ten million pounds from the Bank of England by grooming a destitute, suicidal girl to
pose as heir to the Russian throne. While Bounin is coaching her he comes to believe she is really Anastasia. In the end the
Empress must decide her claim.
In the reign of emperor Tiberius, Gallilean prophet John the Baptist preaches against King Herod and Queen Herodias. The
latter wants John dead, but Herod fears to harm him due to a prophecy. Enter beautiful Princess Salome, Herod's
long-absent stepdaughter. Herodias sees the king's dawning lust for Salome as her means of bending the king to her will.
But Salome and her lover Claudius are (contrary to Scripture) nearing conversion to the new religion. And the famous
climactic dance turns out to have unexpected implications ...
Though his people, the Israelites, are enslaved by the Philistines, Samson, strongest man of the tribe of Dan, falls in love
with the Philistine Semadar, whom he wins by virtue of a contest of strength. But Semadar betrays him, and Samson
engages in a fight with her real love, Ahtur, and his soldiers. Semadar is killed, and her sister Delilah, who had loved
Samson in silence, now vows vengeance against him. She plans to seduce Samson into revealing the secret of his strength
and then to betray him to the Philistine leader, the Saran.
This is a unique film in Disney Production's history. This film is essentially a propaganda film selling Major Alexander de
Seversky's theories about the practical uses of long range strategic bombing. Using a combination of animation humorously
telling about the development of air warfare, the film switches to the Major illustrating his ideas could win the war for the
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