"Battle for the Promised Land" contains two 25-minute episodes. Episode 1: "Finally, the Promised Land!" covers Joshua and tricky questions about fighting and killing in the Bible. Episode 2: "Cycle of Misery" covers the time of the Judges and the Bible’s romance story – Ruth!
A fairytale about a little boy and his policeman friend who are saving the princess from the dragon.
A cheeky female jester uses the smoke of her cigarette to make things appear and disappear. After showing her talents by playing with a chair or a dog, she lets clowns appear; one female, and two male. The male clowns fight each other over the girl who gets changed over and over again by the jester.
This Thannhouser two-reeler features actor James Cruze who was to earn more fame as a director (THE COVERED WAGON) than as an actor. This is a typical very early silent film with flimsy sets, a few outdoor scenes (a rocky shore line, dunes), and jerky editing. The acting is all silent exclamatory style and it resembles more a tableaux than a narrative. As was typical of this period, title cards merely explain the action that is about to take place. There is no dialogue.
When a sedate wife and mother decides her family takes her for granted, she pens a movie script -- and it becomes a hit film. Suddenly faced with instant celebrity, she must choose between being a highly paid author and a middle-class housewife.
Mayuko is a feng shui expert who, in a nearly absurd rush of exposition in the first scene of Dragon Blue, discovers that she is the blood heir of the Dragon Clan and a born demon hunter. It's a completely unmotivated but thoroughly spooky encounter between Mayuko and a demonic ghost, and she's saved by an ancient priest spirit who explains her legacy. "Why does this always happen to me?" she ponders before flying off to a remote island to investigate an ancient curse and battle a legendary Sea Demon. Mayuko befriends a burly, chivalrous detective and a little orphan boy nicknamed "the Devil's Child" who hides his own dark secret.
As the human world gathers to stage the Olympic Games, this programme looks at what would happen if animals were to do the same. Competitors from the mammal, bird, insect, reptile and fish nations are scaled to human size as they compete in Olympic events. On screen BBC sport graphics impart facts and figures, with commentary from John Motson and Jonathan Pearce.
A roaming hillbilly encounters several unsavory characters and does battle with his silver-stringed guitar.
Emmanuele awakes on his birthday to find his girlfriend missing. A cryptic phone call lures him into a dream-like search through the underbelly of the city as well as his mind.
An Aesop's Fables cartoon with monkeys monkeying around.
On Halloween, Felix is both victim and victor in mischievous and bizarre jokes. A feline witch promises Felix a romance to lure him into a trap.
Shown in Cannes 1946.
Na Cha shakes free seven magical peaches from a mystic tree in Heaven and they turn the animals who eath them down on Earth into horrible monsters. Now Na Cha and his brothers have been decreed only 10 days in which to clean up their mess on Earth.
Two helpless high school geeks travel to Russia the summer before their senior year in hopes of losing their virginity at a summer camp that "guarantees" they'll get laid.
Mr. Blackwell discovers a relic that informs him about Blythe (as Ayesha, or "She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed"), who loved his father and others in the ancestral line. Blackwell accompanies pal Heinrich George and handyman Tom Reynolds to Arabia.
The Panda Rabbit is hybrid animal who is not liked by others because he is different. All he wants is to find someone he can talk to. The only friend he has is his television, but over time it possesses him. His mission is to snap back into reality and find his way home. The Panda Rabbit is in for a bumpy ride.
Malena's apparent frigidity toward her husband Kenneth is a result of injustice done in an earlier incarnation when he was a knight and she was a gypsy headed for burning at the stake. This becomes evident when their unconscious minds travel back from a train wreck in the American plains to Elizabethan England.
In old Japan, the legend of the ninja lives on in Watari, the Ninja Boy, a motion picture like no other. This is the story of a young boy with almost mystical powers. His skills in ninjutsu are beyond the imagination as he infiltrates the rival Iga clan to expose their evil leader.