Dec 15

Old West highwayman Bill Miner, known to Pinkertons as "The Gentleman Bandit," is released in 1901 after 33 years in prison, a genial and charming old man. He goes to Washington to live and work with his sister's family. But the world has changed much while he has been away, and he just can't adjust. So he goes to Canada and returns to the only thing familiar to him -- robbery (with stagecoaches changed to trains).

Release Date: 1983-03-18
Runtime: 110 min
Genres: Biography,Drama,Western
Director: Phillip Borsos
Write: John Hunter
Stars: Richard Farnsworth,Jackie Burroughs,Ken Pogue
Production: Zoetrope Studios

The Grey Fox
Release Date: 1983-03-18
Runtime: 110 min
Genres: Biography, Drama, Western
Director: Phillip Borsos
Write: John Hunter
Stars: Richard Farnsworth, Jackie Burroughs, Ken Pogue
Production: Zoetrope Studios
IMDb: The Grey Fox
Old West highwayman Bill Miner, known to Pinkertons as "The Gentleman Bandit," is released in 1901 after 33 years in prison, a genial and charming old man. He goes to Washington to live and work with his sister's family. But the world has changed much while he has been away, and he just can't adjust. So he goes to Canada and returns to the only thing familiar to him -- robbery (with stagecoaches changed to trains).

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Sep 27

Franca and her husband Antonio decide to sell a yellow rug which was a gift of Franca's stepfather. One day, while Antonio is out, a strange man rings saying he wishes to buy the rug. But the man's visit becames a nightmare. He kidnaps Franca and says he killed his wife on that same yellow rug. Then Franca kills the man. But is that really all that has happened? And who was that strange man?

Release Date: 1983-09-09
Runtime: 89 min
Genres: Drama,Crime,Mystery
Director: Carlo Lizzani
Stars: Erland Josephson,Béatrice Romand,Vittorio Mezzogiorno
Production: R.P.A. Cinematografica

La casa del tappeto giallo
Release Date: 1983-09-09
Runtime: 89 min
Genres: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Director: Carlo Lizzani
Stars: Erland Josephson, Béatrice Romand, Vittorio Mezzogiorno
Production: R.P.A. Cinematografica
IMDb: La casa del tappeto giallo
Franca and her husband Antonio decide to sell a yellow rug which was a gift of Franca's stepfather. One day, while Antonio is out, a strange man rings saying he wishes to buy the rug. But the man's visit becames a nightmare. He kidnaps Franca and says he killed his wife on that same yellow rug. Then Franca kills the man. But is that really all that has happened? And who was that strange man?

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Current rating: 3.02 of 5, 41 vote(s) 352 hits
Sep 27

Aging Major Palgrave, an idiosyncratic but charming mystery writer, reveals to Miss Marple that one of the guests at a luxurious Caribbean resort they're staying at is a Bluebeard-type wife murderer. Unfortunately, the Major succumbs to an apparently accidental overdose of alcohol and blood pressure medication before revealing the killer's identity. When it's discovered that the medicine belonged to another guest and the revealing photograph the Major was carrying is missing, Miss Marple realizes that the serial killer has struck again and more murders will follow.

Release Date: 1983-10-22
Runtime: 88 min
Genres: Crime,Mystery,Drama
Director: Robert Michael Lewis
Stars: Helen Hayes,Barnard Hughes,Jameson Parker
Production: Stan Margolies Company, The

A Caribbean Mystery
Release Date: 1983-10-22
Runtime: 88 min
Genres: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Director: Robert Michael Lewis
Stars: Helen Hayes, Barnard Hughes, Jameson Parker
Production: Stan Margolies Company, The
IMDb: A Caribbean Mystery
Aging Major Palgrave, an idiosyncratic but charming mystery writer, reveals to Miss Marple that one of the guests at a luxurious Caribbean resort they're staying at is a Bluebeard-type wife murderer. Unfortunately, the Major succumbs to an apparently accidental overdose of alcohol and blood pressure medication before revealing the killer's identity. When it's discovered that the medicine belonged to another guest and the revealing photograph the Major was carrying is missing, Miss Marple realizes that the serial killer has struck again and more murders will follow.

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