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(last updated Tue 18 Nov 2008, 05:25 GMT)

Lost (PG) 1956 Offbeat documentary-style drama charting the effects of a baby's abduction on the kidnappers, the police and Press, 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. David Farrar, David Knight, Thora Hird and Julia Arnall star (888)

Fanny by Gaslight (PG) 1944 A deranged Victorian aristocrat manipulates the lives of those around him for personal gain, but sows the seeds of his own downfall by attempting to seduce a government minister's innocent daughter, who seems beset by ill fortune. Period drama, starring Phyllis Calvert, James Mason, Stewart Granger and Wilfrid Lawson (888)

The Eve of St Mark (PG) 1944 A man's romance is brought to an abrupt halt when he's drafted to fight in World War Two. Assigned to the Philippines, he ends up stranded on a small and desolate island but letters from his love back home give him the will to survive. Drama, starring William Eythe and Anne Baxter, alongside Michael O'Shea and Vincent Price (888)

The Quiller Memorandum (PG) 1966 A secret agent (George Segal) is assigned to investigate a neo-Nazi organisation in Sixties Berlin which proves to be a difficult task. Espionage thriller, also starring Alec Guinness, Max von Sydow and George Sanders, with a script by Harold Pinter (888)

Under Siege (15) 1992 Steven Seagal stars in this slick action blockbuster in the Die Hard vein. Set on board a battleship, the action begins when terrorists infiltrate the vessel, determined to steal its arsenal of nuclear weapons. However, they didn't count on resourceful cook Seagal who, along with a semi-naked stripper (Erika Eleniak), attempts to thwart their plans. With Gary Busey and Tommy Lee Jones (888)

Jackie Brown (15) 1997 Director Quentin Tarantino's slick, stylish and gritty drama, starring Pam Grier as an air hostess and small-time crook whose arrest prompts her to embark on a dangerous scheme to stay one step ahead of the police and topple her slimy, gun-smuggling employer into the bargain. Based on the best-selling novel Rum Punch by veteran crime writer Elmore Leonard, the film led to an Oscar nomination for Robert Forster. Robert De Niro, Samuel L Jackson, Bridget Fonda, Michael Keaton and Michael Bowen also feature among the superb cast

The Sniper (15) 1951 A determined police lieutenant sets out to collar a disturbed serial killer whose hatred of women prompts his murderous attacks. Dark thriller, starring Adolphe Menjou, Arthur Franz, Gerald Mohr and Marie Windsor

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