Gardener Donald spots bees in his garden and follows them back to the hive in search of honey. The bee guarding the hive won't let him in, so Donald disguises himself as a bee.
Alerts and informs the audience about criminals who prey upon the unwary through fraudulent schemes such as those dramatized.
Innovations in computer technology as weapons in the Cold War.
Set against the backdrop of modern-day Sydney, this heist-style thriller involves four politicised women from varying backgrounds, who conspire to sabotage the research programme of a multi-national firm, Utero, which is engaged in reproductive engineering. One of the women loses her diary which contains information and diagrams about the raid only a few days to count down. Will the diary fall into the wrong hands leading to the detection of the women before they have a chance to complete their mission? As the tension mounts, so the wider context of the women's lives as mothers, lovers and providers is also shown under strain indicating the many other considerations women have to take into account when embarking on any form of public activity.
An ex-con makes for a backwoods town intending to rob the bank, and becomes involved in protecting three orphans from land swindlers instead.
The Comte de Gonzague schemes against his cousin, the Duc de Nevers, even though he is the Duke's heir and will inherit his estates. The Count has kept secret the existence of the Duke's bastard, recently born. When the Duke learns of his child, he journeys to wed the mother, a baron's daughter, in her father's isolated chateau. The occupants of the castle are surprised and murdered by the Count and his men. The only ones to escape are the Duke's friend, the skilled swordsman Lagardère, and the infant, a girl, now the rightful heiress to the Duke's vast fortune. The Count believes the pair to have drowned, when in fact they have been concealed by a travelling troupe of Italian players. Twenty years pass. The Count has discovered that the two survive and seeks to have them slain. But Lagardère gains the confidence of the Count, and employment as his bookkeeper, through his clever disguise as a hunch-back...
Unmatched insight into Alcatraz, from the perspective Chuck Stucker (Son of a Guard), who lived on Alcatraz island from 1940-43 and 1948-53. Live footage of Chuck's narratives, as he walks through the prison and across the island. With the use of numerous archived photos and documents, Chuck relives so many fascinating stories about the prisoners, their guards, the attempted prison breaks, day to day life on the Rock, and his own personal experiences. His narratives follow the evolution of the island from the 1800's to present.
This war drama from China begins in 1930, when the Red Guards, led by Han Ying and Liu Chuang, retreat from Peng Jiatun after the enemy withdraws. But the withdrawal was a ruse, and Han Ying is captured while attempting to save the local villagers. Eventually, an official named Zhang rescues Han Ying, who returns to the Red Guards to take down the enemy and kill the traitorous Wang Jinbiao. Yuzhen Wang, Kuibin Xia, Ling Fu and Renxuan Chen star.
Danish film has three dancers from the Danish Royal Ballet doing what they do best: dancing.
A nameless ronin, or samurai with no master, enters a small village in feudal Japan where two rival businessmen are struggling for control of the local gambling trade. Taking the name Sanjuro Kuwabatake, the ronin convinces both silk merchant Tazaemon and sake merchant Tokuemon to hire him as a personal bodyguard, then artfully sets in motion a full-scale gang war between the two ambitious and unscrupulous men.
A woman threatens to jump off a crane with her two young children in order to secure affordable housing. Won Golden Bear for Best Short at the 1985 International Film Festival Berlin.
Revolutionary Chinese opera in six acts depicting the struggle between Communist guerrillas and a KMT landlord for control of a village.
A new batch of recruits arrives at Police Academy, this time a group of civilian volunteers who have joined Commandant Lassard's new Citizens on Patrol program. Although the community relations project has strong governmental support, a disgusted Captain Harris is determined to see it fail.
On Guard For Thee was a Canadian documentary television miniseries which aired on CBC Television in 1981.