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Just For Fun (1963)

The Prime Minister (Richard Vernon) is angling for the youth vote but (stupidly) cutting the amount of pop music on television. Teenagers decide to reject...

From Beyond the Grave (1973)

From Beyond the Grave - originally titled The Undead and also known as The Creatures, Tales from Beyond the Grave, and Tales from the...

Vault of Horror (1973)

This Amicus film begins with shots of the Houses Of Parliament and stirringly ominous music from Douglas Gamely. The camera pans across the Thames...

What Became Of Jack and Jill? (1972)

In order to collect his gran's inheritance money, lazy, amoral Johnny Tallent (Paul Nicholas) and his sexy but cold-as-ice girlfriend Jill Standish (Vanessa Howard)...

I, Monster (1971)

I, Monster is based on The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, although the names Jekyll and Hyde...

City of the Dead, The (1960)

In 1692 a witch named Elizabeth Selwyn (Patricia Jessel) is burned at the stake but summons supernatural powers to save herself. Three years later a...

House That Dripped Blood, The (1970)

The third in the Amicus anthology series, The House That Dripped Blood was allocated a budget of £500,000 and filmed at Shepperton Studios. The four...

Touch Of Love, A (1969)

Rosamund (Sandy Dennis) is an independent-minded young woman studying for a doctorate in London. She spends a lot of time in the British Museum. After...

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Siege of Golden Hill, The/Golden Hill

1 9 7 5 (UK) 12 x 30 minute episodes 1 9 7 6 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes In the graffiti-sprayed concrete jungle of "a large Midlands city"...

Five of the worst TV comebacks

We are sticklers for a spot of nostalgia, whether that's the return of former Saturday night fave Stars in their Eyes or the constant...

Barrier Reef, The

1 9 7 1 - 1 9 7 2 (Australia) 39 x 30 minute episodes Live-action adventures with the five-man crew of the 200-ton windjammer Endeavour on Australia's Great...

Roller Skates

Roller skates are an ultimate icon of the 1970s - but the first demonstration of roller skates in Britain actually took place 200 years...

1984 (1984)

Based on the dystopian novel by George Orwell and set in the totalitarian future state of Oceania, this is the story of citizen Winston...

Bill Dana Show

1 9 6 3 - 1 9 6 5 (USA) 42 x 30 minute episodes Writer-comedian Bill Dana had a very successful career on records and in nightclubs...

Dinky Toys

In 1931, British toy maker Frank Hornby - already a household name with his pre-war invention 'Mechanics Made Easy' sets (later and more commonly...

Spender

1 9 9 1 - 1 9 9 3 (UK) 22 x 55 minute episodes This streetwise 90s police show from the BBC starred Geordie actor Jimmy...