Talking Pictures TV Wish listby jfryleach | created - 5 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
A list of films I would love to see screened on the UK TV channel Talking Pictures TV - Sky 328 - Freeview 81
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3. The Road Builder (1971)
R | 97 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
The dreary existence of middle-aged spinster Maura Prince takes an unexpected turn with the arrival of young handyman Billy Jarvis, but there is more to Billy than meets the eye.
4. Wake in Fright (1971)
R | 109 min | Drama, Thriller
After a bad gambling bet, a schoolteacher is marooned in a town full of crazy, drunk, violent men who threaten to make him just as crazy, drunk, and violent.
Votes: 9,114 | Gross: $0.05M
5. Tommy the Toreador (1959)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Musical
Tommy is a happy sailor, travelling the world, singing his favourite songs. When he visits Spain, he gets mistaken for a famous bullfighter. Tommy finishes up in the bull-ring facing a VERY... See full summary »
6. Privilege (1967)
103 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Steven Shorter is the ultimate British music star. His music is listened to by everyone from pre-teens to grandparents. He has no trace of public bad habits or drug involvement. Everyone in... See full summary »
7. Gutter Girls (1963)
88 min | Drama
A clique of girls in an English school wear a small yellow teddy bear on their uniform to signify that they have lost their virginity. Linda, the girls' leader, fears she may be pregnant ... See full summary »
8. The Wind of Change (1961)
Not Rated | 64 min | Drama
Frank is an unemployed, discontented and rebellious teenage, living at home with his mild-mannered father, domineering mother and sister Josie. Frank harbors a deep-seated resentment and ... See full summary »
9. School for Unclaimed Girls (1969)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama
Nicki believes she caused her father's death. Her mother's new knight in shining armour is actually the flame that relights Nicki's nightmare from hell. She is then sent to a school for ... See full summary »
10. An Elephant Called Slowly (1970)
G | 91 min | Comedy, Action, Adventure
Bill and Ginny are invited by a naturalist friend to take care of his home in Africa while he is away, and they find themselves adopted by three orphan elephants.
11. Live Now - Pay Later (1962)
104 min | Comedy
Albert is a cheerful, unscrupulous "tally-man", a door-to-door salesman who cons housewives into buying things they don't need on the installment plan. He's happy - until he begins to fall in love.
13. Up the Junction (1968)
R | 119 min | Drama
Addresses some of the major 60s social issues - a bored rich London-girl from Chelsea decides to go "slumming" in depressed Battersea, getting a flat and starts factory-work and makes friends... of which one has to get an illegal abortion.
16. My Lover, My Son (1970)
R | 96 min | Drama
Francesca Anderson, the rich wife of an older millionaire, can't cope with the death of her lover, who is the father of her only son, James. As her son is somehow part of her dead lover, ... See full summary »
22. Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter (1968)
G | 110 min | Comedy, Musical
Friends Herman, Karl, Keith, Derek and Barry are working class Manchester lads who aren't getting very far in their respective working lives. That fact is epitomized by Herman's failure to ... See full summary »
23. Hold On! (1966)
Not Rated | 85 min | Musical, Comedy
British beat group Herman's Hermits, on tour in the USA, is offered an opportunity to have a spaceship named after the group. Several people seem to care whether it happens or not.
26. Sitting Target (1972)
R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Imprisoned Harry Lomart is a vicious, brute of a man and yet he is prepared to do his long jail term as he is confident that on his release his beautiful wife Pat will be waiting for him, but a visit from Pat brings him his worst nightmare.
28. The Stranglers of Bombay (1959)
80 min | Action, Adventure, History
In the 1830s, a captain in the East India Company lobbies to investigate the criminal Thugee Cult of Kali, an organized crime group of stranglers and thieves.
29. What the Peeper Saw (1972)
R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A wealthy author's second wife begins to suspect that her 12 year old stepson may have murdered his mother, who mysteriously died in a bathtub accident.
30. The Penthouse (1967)
Approved | 96 min | Drama, Thriller
Three thugs--Tom, Dick and Harry (a woman)--break into the penthouse apartment of an adulterous couple and proceed to terrorize them, but as it turns out, things aren't exactly what they seem to be.
32. Who? (1974)
PG | 93 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
After an American scientist is severely injured and scarred in a car crash along the border with East Germany, he is captured by East German military. The scientists use metal implants to save him. Once he's back in the States, no one can tell if it's really him, so an intelligence specialist must determine who is under the "mask".
33. Work Is a 4-Letter Word (1968)
M/PG | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Everyone is employed by the ultra-modern DICE Corporation but Valentine Brose would rather stay at home to tend his psychedelic mushrooms.
34. The Big Switch (1968)
Not Rated | 68 min | Crime
Playboy John Carter is implicated in the murder of a blonde from a discotheque and is forced by gangsters into posing for pornographic photographs.
36. Never Too Young to Rock (1976)
99 min | Music
In the late 1970s, rock 'n' roll was banned from television. One young man, our hero, led the battle against the TV ban. He searched the country for the biggest rock groups to perform at a ... See full summary »
37. Penny Paradise (1938)
72 min | Comedy
A Liverpool tug boat captain finds he's won a fortune on the penny pools and it changes his life. However, after giving up his job and throwing a large expensive party, he discovers that he... See full summary »
39. The Knack... and How to Get It (1965)
Approved | 84 min | Comedy
Cool, sophisticated Tolen (Ray Brooks) has a monopoly on womanizing - with a long like of conquests to prove it - while the naïve, awkward Colin (Michael Crawford) desperately wants a piece... See full summary »
42. The Leather Boys (1964)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Romance
An immature teenager marries a young biker but becomes disenchanted with the realities of working class marriage and her husband's relationship with his best friend.
44. The War Lover (1962)
Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, War
In 1943, while stationed in Britain, arrogant Captain Buzz Rickson is in command of a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress bomber, but his recklessness is endangering everyone around him.
45. Two Left Feet (1965)
93 min | Comedy, Drama
Based on David Stuart Leslie's novel Two Left Feet is a story about Alan Crabbe (Michael Crawford a callow youth desperate for a date with any girl who can offer him the experience he lacks... See full summary »
46. How I Won the War (1967)
Approved | 109 min | Comedy, War