Date of Birth: Feb 25, 1913
Total Credits at Criticker: 45 (Actor)
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In late 14th century medieval Serbia becomes the target of Ottoman invaders. One of their renegade gangs burns the castle and takes young wife of Banovic Strahinja, respected Serbian noble. Banovic Strahinja begins long and almost futile quest for her wife despite everybody else's doubts in her fidelity. (imdb)
Pierre Richard stars as Gregorie, a down-and-out actor anxious to find a job. He wanders into the office of a talent agent and signs a contract to work in a mega-buck action thriller, or so he thinks. In fact, he has actually signed a contract as a hitman with a mafioso that he mistook for a talent agent. The misunderstandings and close calls start flying right and left as Gregorie and the gangsters head for a wild finale at a St. Tropez hotel. (allmovie.com)
Audrey Hepburn stars in this mystery/thriller as the heir of a pharmacutical company, but after her inheritence she is the target of an unknown assassin which leads her on an international chase and not knowing whom to trust anymore, not even her own family, or her new lover. (imdb)
Hauke Haien is an equally ambitious and determined young man with great goals. He marries the pretty, blond daughter of the old Deichgrave Tede Volkerts, from whom he was inadvertently built up as his successor. When the old man dies, Hauke, full of self-confidence, assumes his legacy and immediately develops high-flying plans.
Ingmar Bergman's The Serpent's Egg follows a week in the life of Abel Rosenberg, an out-of-work American... (imdb)
Strange passions and personalities collide at a holiday resort hotel in Tunisia. Vestar the stage magician, a clairvoyant, meets the wealthy but rather sinister Edouard. On their way to the hotel, Vestar claims that he has had a vision of a woman being murdered in the desert. Edouard, a member of the idle rich, decides to use his influence to make the prediction come true. Also arriving at the hotel are Sadry, returning home to visit his dying mother, and his irritating wife Sylvia. (imdb)
Docteur Justice is a comic book adaptation of a very successful series created by the drawing artist Raphael Marcello and the writer Jean Ollivier. Originally Justice is a Doctor working for the OMS organization (World Health Organization) and is travelling around the world to help people, but ends up using his karate, judo and Ju-jitsu knowledge in various adventures against organised crime lords and villains. (cinema-de-bizarre.com)
Shadowman, a thief whose head is covered by a red mask, and his cat-suited assistant, try to find the fabled treasure of the ancient Knight Templars (imdb)
Agatha Christie tale of 10 people invited to an isolated place only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. One of them? (imdb)
Historical evocation of Ludwig, king of Bavaria, from his crowning in 1864 until his death in 1886, as a romantic hero. Fan of Richard Wagner, betrayed by him, in love with his cousin Elisabeth of Austria, abandonned by her, tormented by his homosexuality, he will little by little slip towards madness. (imdb)
A bank security expert plots with a call girl to rob three safety deposit boxes containing $1.5 million in cash belonging to three very different criminals from a high-tech security bank in Hamburg, Germany. (imdb)
An international car rally across Europe is complicated by smuggling, cheating, love at first sight, etc. etc. (imdb)
An eccentric professor invents wacky machinery, but can't seem to make ends meet. When he invents a revolutionary car, a foreign government becomes interested in it, and resorts to skullduggery to get their hands on it. (imdb)
France, July 1789. Whilst a party of aristocrats is enjoying themselves in the Bois de Vincennes, the French Revolution is beginning to get underway. At the insistence of her father, 16-year-old Caroline de Bièvre must marry the politician Georges Berthier, but she is in love with the younger, more handsome Gaston de Sallanches. (imdb)
Phineas T Barnum and friends finance the first flight to the moon but find the task a little above them. They attempt to blast their rocket into orbit from a massive gun barrel built into the side of a Welsh mountain, but money troubles, spies and saboteurs ensure that the plan is doomed before it starts. (imdb)
Loosely based on a true story, Christopher Plummer plays British bank robber Eddie Chapman who finds himself caught between the warring parties in WW2... (imdb)
The true story of the departure of the German occupiers from Paris in 1944. (imdb)
Paulo les Diams, his friend Walter, Jack of London and a Munich practice blithely trafficking in gold. A day a rival gang, this of Mario, attack. Correspondents in London and Munich disappear. Paulo is rescued by a fake reporter but true American policeman, who is promoted bodyguard of gangster. When the last member is strafed to death, Paulo angry. At that time a delegate of the union proposes a transaction. Paulo bows, preparing his revenge but is headed to the post by that he did not suspect. (Wikipédia)
In the early days of the 20th century, a British Newspaper offers a prize for the winner of a cross channel air race which brings flyers from all over the world. There are many sub-plots as the flyers jockey for position and the affections of various women. (imdb)
Set on the high seas, this exciting and often hilarious adventure story concerns a group of children who are being sent to England by their parents, who are worried that their children are missing out on a civilized upbringing. But while floating across the ocean, a band of pirates hijacks the ship, spurring a sequence of outlandish events. Starring Anthony Quinn, Alexander Mackendrick's adaptation of Richard Hughes' novel is a rollicking affair. (Tower.com)
An episodic film, telling four erotic tales: Angela isn't sexually satisfied by her husband, so she simulates sleep-walking to visit her neighbor across the street every night; when his bathtub runs over, shy Peter gets to meet his sensuous neighbor Lolita; at a high-school reunion his former students pull a prank on Prof. Hellberg and make him believe he cheated on his wife while being drunk; Sybill has a good time during a break at the opera with the famous conductor Cramer. (imdb)
Investigating a gold magnate's gold smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve.
Southern Morocco, 1963. The owner of a truck transports company hires a new driver (a self-called American tough guy) to transport mysterious goods in a brand new magnificent truck. While the established group of drivers of the company is welcoming the new driver, one of them hijack the mysterious truck on the day after, planning to negotiate the sale of goods for its own profit and fly over with his new young bride. The best driver of the company is launched to his young fellow's pursuit. (imdb)
David Ladislas (Jean-Paul Belmondo) is enlisted to transport mysterious, valuable cargo to a secret location. Given his instructions by tight-lipped gamine Olga Celan (Jean Seberg), David drives blissfully into ignorance and danger as his beautiful companion parcels out just enough information to get to the next checkpoint. The pair travels from Barcelona, Spain, to Lebanon, then to Syria and across the sea again to Greece and Italy, leading to a climactic encounter in Bremen, Germany.
In this lightweight French comedy a pair of sharpers, Cathy (Jeanne Moreau) and her ex-husband Michel (Jean-Paul Belmondo) attempt to bilk a miserly millionaire out of his fortune during his visit to the French Riviera. Unfortunately for them, he is just as crafty as they are. (allmovie.com)
A police inspector finds that the spirit of the dead Dr. Mabuse has invaded the psychoanalyst who treated him and made him lead a gang into crime.
A redhead, approaching forty, is bored with her husband and with life in general. Having an affair with another man fails to produce the excitement she is craving. So she leaves Germany, seeking adventure and fulfillment in Venice, where she finds work in a hotel. Initially, life seems more interesting, and she has new romantic adventures. But when she realizes that her British lover is merely using her for a personal vendetta against a German Nazi, she finds herself running away once again.
Commissioner Lohmann is already planning his holidays. An unexpected phone call calls him back to work. A member of Interpol was murdered. The head of an organisation wants to come into contact with the gangster organisation of chicago. But who is this? Mysterious murders happen and all trails lead to a penitentiary. But there is Joe Como, FBI agent, who is helping commissioner Lohmann. But soon Lohmann doubts Comos' identity. (imdb)
The Green Archer is the tale of a masked avenger who kills his victims with bow and arrow. Gert Frobe is the detective assigned to identify the elusive Green Archer and stem his activities. (allmovie.com)
Reporter Peter Barter gets murdered while driving to his tv station. Commisioner Kras gets a phone call from clairvoyant Cornelius who saw Barters death in a vision. But a dark force prevents Cornelius from seeing the man behind the crime... (IMDB)
A girl works a series of odd jobs trying to find her fortune in Berlin.
The crook and safe-cracker Paul Wittkowski is on trial for the fourth time for breaking into the Munich Palace of Justice, but this time innocent. Nevertheless, he is sentenced to eight years in prison with subsequent preventive detention. When he is about to be removed from the courtroom, Wittkowski manages to tear himself away and flee into a church. There he asks God for help and as a result of a misunderstanding, he gets a little cash and a cassock... (Wikipedia.org)
Three criminals escape from a French prison and hide in a coastal village where they have to wait for 12 hours until the boat that is supposed to take them to freedom arrives. (imdb)
A group of young gangsters terrorise a town. One of the youths falls in love and tries to leave the gang. The gang leader tries to force him to take part in a robbery, but the boy calls the police. The leader suspects that the boy is the informant and tries to kill him. (Mubi)
Several young girls were killed. Policeman Matthaei travels to the region where it happened and searches a child that looks similar to the ones that were murdered. He finds one and stays with her and her mother, not telling them that he is waiting for the killer to start his bloody work one more time ... (imdb)
West Germany in '50s is becoming an economic superpower. In such climate, Rosemarie is just one of many enterpreneurs who wants her piece of new fortune. She uses her charms to bring members of West German industrial elite to her bed. (imdb)
A blind German soldier, the sole survivor of a group trapped in an underground bunker at the end of World War II, escapes after six years and becomes a national sensation. But when the reporter who broke the story (played by German star Horst Buchholz) discovers a shocking secret, he has to choose between loyalty to his mentor and the truth. This won a German Film Award for Hans-Martin Majewski's original soundtrack. (Note: the DVD currently available in North America is English-dubbed only.)
Greece, in the 1920's, is occupied by the Turks. The country is in turmoil with entire villages uprooted... (imdb)
An American adventurer investigates the past of mysterious tycoon Arkadin...placing himself in grave danger. (imdb)
A former French combat pilot is hired without knowing that he will carry a large amount of contraband diamonds so he decided to steal them. The owner of the diamonds hired another former German combat pilot to retrieve them.
The Pacific Rim's best bonded courier is tasked with delivering a bratty 15-year-old to her mother in the U.S. amid a bitter custody battle and escalating stakes. (imdb)
A model agency in Rio de Janeiro is actually a front for a white-slavery ring that kidnaps European women and sells them on the South American sex market. (imdb)
Story of a circus owner in Czechoslovakia who plots to escape across the border with his entire troupe.
WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the Rhine, and decides to send two German prisoners to gather information. The scheme is risky: the Gestapo retains a terribly efficient network to identify and capture spies and deserters... (imdb)
After he has luckily survived the war, Otto tries to build up his new life in the remains of Berlin. (imdb)