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ADVENTURE IN BERLIN [SPUR FUEHRT NACH BERLIN, DIE]

Director: Franz Cap
Screenplay: Paul H. Rameau
Director of Photography: Helmut Ashley
Cast: Irina Garden; Gordon Howard; Kurt Meisel; Hans Nielsen
Country, Year of production:
D, 1952
Color: black/white
Genre: Thriller

In the still-destroyed postwar Berlin of the year 1952, the American lawyer, Ronald Roberts, is searching for the missing heir to a sizeable fortune. In the course of his investigations, he finds Vera Dornbrink, the daughter of the person in question. Before he knows it, he is involved in a sheer impenetrable net of money laundering crooks, old Nazis and an unsolved murder case. It's even starting to get dangerous for Roberts. Political thriller set in a divided Berlin.

ANDRE HANDLES THEM ALL [ANDRE SCHAFFT SIE ALLE]

Director: Peter Fratzscher
Screenplay: Josef Ebner; Micki Knox; Gerd Haenel
Director of Photography: Bernd Heinl
Cast: Franco Nero; Ingrid Steeger; Dolores Schmidinger; Maja Maranow
Country, Year of production:
D, 1984
Color: Color
Genre: Action; Comedy

A stunt man permanently tries to conquer the heart of a few women to get the money together for his karate school. But he ends up confused because the ladies unite and all confess their love towards him. He must take a decision and flees to the beach...

BREAKTHROUGH, THE [DURCHBRUCH LOK 234]

Director: Frank Wisbar
Screenplay: Gerhard T. Buchholz
Director of Photography: Bert Meister
Cast: Erik Schumann; Maria Körber; Eva Fiebig; Helmut Oeser
Country, Year of production:
D, 1963
Color: black/white
Genre: Drama; Action; Adventure

Harry Dölling is a train driver. He and his family live in East Berlin. In August 1961 the Wall is built and the situation becomes tense. When his young son, trained to always tell the truth, denounces a neighbour, Harry decides to leave for the West. Before the border is closed, Harry and his stoker begin to search for a railway out and find one? Based on the true story of train driver Harry Deterling who fled the GDR on his locomotive.

BURNING RUBBER

Director: Norman Cohen
Screenplay: Dale Cutts; Bill Flynn
Director of Photography: Keith Jones
Cast: Olivia Pascal; Sascha Hehn; Alan Longmuir
Country, Year of production:
D, 1980
Color: Color
Genre: Action; Romance

A young man`s rise to a champion at exotical speed up races (Drag - Car - Races) in South Africa.

CASCADEUR - THE AMBER CHAMBER [CASCADEUR - DIE JAGD NACH DEM BERNSTEINZIMMER]

Director: Hardy Martins
Screenplay: Uwe Wilhelm; Uwe Kossmann
Director of Photography: Markus Fraunholz
Cast: Regula Grauwiller; Heiner Lauterbach; Hardy Martins; Charles Régnier
Country, Year of production:
D, 1998
Color: Color
Genre: Action; Adventure

The Amber Chamber is a room that is studded with millions of pieces of amber. This famous piece of lost art has been missing since World War II. Christin's long-time efforts to find the chamber are thwarted by the "Colonel" (Heiner Lauterbach), who steals the ancient key to the chamber just as Christin's search is nearing success. She turns to Vincent, a stuntman who lives a hermit-like existence deep in the forest, for help.

FIGHT FOR ROME I, THE [KAMPF UM ROM I]

Director: Robert Siodmak
Screenplay: Ladislas Fodor; David Ambrose
Director of Photography: Richard Angst
Cast: Laurence Harvey; Orson Welles; Sylva Koscina; Robert Hoffmann
Country, Year of production:
D; I; RO, 1968
Color: Color
Genre: Drama; Adventure; History

The First Part of Robert Siodmak's monumental two-part epic about the fall of Rome and the invasion of the Goths around 500 AD. After the death of the Gothic king Theoderic the Great Roman nobleman Cethegus (Lawrence Harvey) aims to lead Rome back to former grandeur by playing out the Goths against Byzantine Emperor Justinian (Orson Welles). A story of intrigue, love and betrayal. One of Europe's most expensive productions at the time. Based upon the novel by German author and historian Felix Dahn.

FIGHT FOR ROME II, THE [KAMPF UM ROM II]

Director: Robert Siodmak
Screenplay: Ladislas Fodor; David Ambrose
Director of Photography: Richard Angst
Cast: Laurence Harvey; Orson Welles; Sylva Koscina; Honor Blackman
Country, Year of production:
D; I; RO, 1968
Color: Color
Genre: Drama; Adventure; History

Sequel to the epic film by Robert Siodmak based on the bestseller by Felix Dahn: The Goths, lead by their new king Totila, lay siege to Rome. The Byzantine general Narses has been sent to Rome with his army by order of Emperor Justinian. After his arrival, he commissions Cathegus to command a part of his troops. The Gothic army is not strong enough to defeat the unified fighting strength of the Byzantines and the Romans. King Totila is killed and the survivors flee to the ocean, where they are saved by the fleet of the Norwegian King Harald..

LAURIN: A JOURNEY INTO DEATH [LAURIN]

Director: Robert Sigl
Screenplay: Robert Sigl; Adam Rozgonyi
Director of Photography: Nyika Jancso
Cast: János Derzsi; Károly Eperjes; Brigitte Karner; Dóra Szinetár; Hédi Temessy; Barnabás Tóth
Country, Year of production:
D; H, 1989
Color: Color
Genre: Horror; Mystery; Thriller

Strange goings on in an idyllic harbour town. Children disappear without trace. Death, in the form of a man in black, seems to plague the area. Laurin is haunted by gloomy dreams and hallucinations, fantastic images of a man heaving a sack, children drumming in fear against closed windows. All this combines to create a terrible mosaic for Laurin, who by unravelling the secret puts her own life at risk.

MISTRESS OF THE WORLD - PART 1 [HERRIN DER WELT - TEIL I ]

Director: William Dieterle
Screenplay: Harald G. Petersson; Jo Eisinger
Director of Photography: Richard Angst
Cast: Carlos Thompson; Martha Hyer; Lino Ventura; Leon Askin
Country, Year of production:
D; I; F, 1959-1960
Color: Color
Genre: Adventure

The Swedish scientist, Prof. Johanson, has made a very interesting discovery: With the help of a device that he has built, he can create a gigantic magnetic force that can cut off an entire continent from the electrical power supply. This device awakens the curiosity of the female leader of an international secret organization: She orders the kidnapping of the professor in order to get possession of the formula. Karin, the daughter of the professor, sets out to find her father. Continued by "Herrin der Welt - Part II"

MISTRESS OF THE WORLD - PART 2 [HERRIN DER WELT - TEIL II]

Director: William Dieterle
Screenplay: Harald G. Petersson; Jo Eisinger
Director of Photography: Richard Angst
Cast: Leon Askin; Martha Hyer; Carlos Thompson; Lino Ventura
Country, Year of production:
D; I; F, 1959-1960
Color: Color
Genre: Adventure

Professor Johansen, who has discovered a secret formula which can be used to cut off electrical power on entire continents, has been kidnapped and is nowhere to be found. His daughter Karin's search brings her as far as Cambodia, where she is able - with the help of her friends - to eliminate the power-hungry woman boss of a secret organization and find her father again. Sequel to the "Mistress of the World - Part I"

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