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The events following a baby's abduction are followed from the point of view of the kidnappers, the police, the media, and the youngster's frantic parents. As the investigation into the disappearance gets under way, clues are in short supply - leaving officers desperately hoping for the break which will help them find the villains and save the victim. Drama, starring David Farrar, David Knight, Thora Hird and Julia ArnallFilm/General Movie/Drama

The Vicious Circle[BW]
A surgeon is horrified to find an actress has been murdered in his home, and calls the police. However, they soon discover the murder weapon in his car, leaving the finger of suspicion pointing straight at him. A desperate race against time ensues, as the medic tries to clear his name and find the real killer. Thriller, starring John Mills, Lisa Daniely, Derek Farr, Roland Culver and Noelle MiddletonFilm/Detective/Thriller

Flame of the Barbary Coast[BW]
A cattle rancher falls for a San Francisco saloon-bar singer, but she proves to be in cahoots with a ruthless chard sharp who wins all his money. Not to be outdone, he sets out to hone his card-playing skills for a rematch, unaware the whole city is poised on the brink of disaster. Romantic drama, starring John Wayne, Ann Dvorak and Joseph SchildkrautFilm/General Movie/Drama

Monte Carlo or Bust[SUB]
An unlikely group of characters battle to win the 1,500-mile Monte Carlo Rally, including a scheming businessman looking to win back half of the company he lost in a card game. Chase comedy, starring Tony Curtis, Terry-Thomas, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Susan Hampshire and Hattie JacquesFilm/Comedy

CutThroat Island[SUB]
A tough female pirate enlists the help of an educated slave in finding the three parts of a map leading to buried treasure. However, one of the pieces is in the hands of her cruel uncle, and she also has to find the loot before her treacherous crew declares a mutiny or the British Navy catches up with her. Swashbuckling adventure, starring Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, Frank Langella and Maury ChaykinFilm/Adventure/War

Fact-based World War Two drama, recreating the claustrophobic events in Hitler's bunker during the final days of World War Two. As the Fuehrer struggles to deal with the collapse of the Third Reich, his most loyal followers face the dilemma of whether to flee, die or face capture. Starring Bruno Ganz, Juliane Kohler, Heino Ferch and Ulrich MatthesFilm/General Movie/Drama

In an American training camp in 1971, a platoon of soldiers is put through a gruelling test of their physical and mental stamina to prepare them for the Vietnam war. The recruits all have different hopes and fears, but their fragile unity is shattered by the arrival of a rebellious recruit, who just wants to get out of the Army. Gritty drama, starring Colin Farrell, Matthew Davis and Clifton Collins JrFilm/General Movie/Drama

Vault of Horror[SUB]
Five individuals trapped together in the basement of a skyscraper pass the time by recounting their worst nightmares. Horror compendium, starring Daniel Massey, Denholm Elliott, Tom Baker, Anna Massey and Terry-ThomasFilm/Horror