British TV & Films 1973 Not Yet Released On DVD Region 2

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1. A Doll's House (I) (1973)

G | 105 min | Drama

Nora Helmer (Claire Bloom) had years earlier committed a forgery, in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald (Sir Anthony Hopkins). Now she is being blackmailed, and ... See full summary »

Director: Patrick Garland | Stars: Claire Bloom, Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Richardson, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 1,015

2. A Little Princess (1973– )

25 min | Drama

A young girl is relegated to servitude at a boarding school when her father goes missing and is presumed dead.

Stars: Deborah Makepeace, Lesley Dunlop, Ruth Dunning, Alison Glennie

Votes: 70

3. A Pin to See the Peepshow (1973– )

55 min | Drama

A young woman and her lover are charged with the murder of her husband.

Stars: Francesca Annis, Bernard Hepton, Mary Chester, Petronella Barker

Votes: 24

7. The Love Ban (1973)

96 min | Comedy

When Newman decides she doesn't want to be burdened with children, she decides to take the pill--which, as we all know from those ubiquitous posters of the 1960s, was a "No No" so far as the Pope was concerned.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Hywel Bennett, Nanette Newman, Milo O'Shea, Angharad Rees

Votes: 68

10. Assassin (1973)

83 min | Drama, Thriller

A government assassin is sent to kill a government official who might be leaking its secrets.

Director: Peter Crane | Stars: Ian Hendry, Edward Judd, Frank Windsor, Ray Brooks

Votes: 22

11. The Nelson Affair (1973)

PG | 118 min | Drama, History

Young George Matcham visits his uncle Lord Nelson and the vulgar Lady Hamilton. With the clear eyes of youth, he measures Nelson's stature and notes his feet of clay. And yet, Nelson is a ... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Peter Finch, Michael Jayston, Anthony Quayle

Votes: 139

12. Beryl's Lot (1973–1977)

60 min | Comedy

Milkman's wife Beryl Humphries (Carmel McSharry) works as a charlady and is content with her lot, Until, that is, her 40th birthday looms large. Beryl realises that there must be more to ... See full summary »

Stars: Carmel McSharry, Annie Leake, Tony Caunter, Norman Mitchell

Votes: 19

13. Between the Wars (1973– )

60 min | Drama

The rise and fall of a society lady in the 1930's and her relationship with a lion tamer's assistant

Stars: Sarah Badel, George Baker, Richard Briers, Ronald Fraser

14. Black and Blue (1973– )

60 min | Drama

Anthology series of plays based on the theme of "things turning black and the air turning blue."

Stars: George Tovey, Warren Mitchell, Clifford Rose, Julian Holloway

Votes: 8

15. Centre Play (1973–1977)


BBC Playhouse (1980) "Gentle Folk" set in the Edwardian Era.

Stars: John Barrett, Will Knightley, David Daker, Michael Gough

Votes: 8

17. Daddy (I) (1973)

90 min | Drama

A fantasy about a woman's attempts to exorcise the influence of her sexually domineering father.

Directors: Niki De Saint Phalle, Peter Whitehead | Stars: Rainer Diez, Mia Martin, Clarice Mary, Niki De Saint Phalle

Votes: 65

18. Dark Places (1974)

PG | 91 min | Horror, Romance, Thriller

A scheming couple plot to conceal a hidden cache of stolen money from its rightful owner. The only problem is that the house in which they plan to hide it is haunted.

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Christopher Lee, Joan Collins, Herbert Lom, Jane Birkin

Votes: 523

20. Don't Just Lie There, Say Something! (1974)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

Based on the hit play. A British Government Minister puts forward a bill to battle filth in the UK but that doesn't stop him having an affair with both his secretary, Miss Parkyn and Wendy,... See full summary »

Director: Bob Kellett | Stars: Leslie Phillips, Brian Rix, Joan Sims, Joanna Lumley

Votes: 194

21. Dyn Amo (1972)

120 min | Drama

The film follows a series of striptease acts performed for an imaginary audience in a seedy club. This mesmerising and challenging film offers no hand to hold as we, the viewers, journey ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Dwoskin | Stars: Jenny Runacre, Pat Ford, Catherine Kessler, Linda Marlowe

Votes: 86

22. Elephant Boy (1972– )

25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The story of 12 year old, Toumai, his younger brother Ranjit, and their great friend the elephant Kala Nag.

Stars: Esrom Jayasinghe, Uwe Friedrichsen, Isobel Black, Margot Leonard

Votes: 40

23. England Made Me (1973)

PG | 100 min | Drama

A story about an English businessman in 1930s Germany who encounters a financier who has forged his career on greed, corruption, and opportunism, rather than the traditional British principles of decency and fair play.

Director: Peter Duffell | Stars: Peter Finch, Michael York, Hildegard Neil, Joss Ackland

Votes: 120

25. Frustrated Wives (1974)

84 min | Comedy

A pair of frustrated housewives who are bored and neglected by their husbands decide to go to a 'sex clinic' in the country.

Director: Arnold L. Miller | Stars: Hilary Farr, Amber Kammer, Barry Rhode, Steve Patterson

Votes: 36

26. Fury (1973)

R | 112 min | Drama, History

Based on Lermontov's novel Vadim, this costume drama, set in Russia during the 1700s, chronicles the battle between a vengeful, anarchic peasant and the tyrannical landowner who killed his mother and father.

Director: Antonio Calenda | Stars: Oliver Reed, John McEnery, Carole André, Ray Lovelock

Votes: 361

27. Gawain and the Green Knight (1973)

Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Fantasy

The medieval legend of a supernatural knight who challenges the king's men to kill him.

Director: Stephen Weeks | Stars: Murray Head, Ciaran Madden, Nigel Green, Anthony Sharp

Votes: 194

28. Ghost in the Noonday Sun (1973)

90 min | Adventure, Comedy

In the 17th century, a pirate captain is murdered by his cook after he buries his treasure and marks it on a map but the poor-memory cook must rely on the captain's ghost to re-track the loot, since the map was drawn in disappearing ink.

Directors: Peter Medak, Spike Milligan | Stars: Peter Sellers, Anthony Franciosa, Spike Milligan, Clive Revill

Votes: 127

29. Orson Welles' Great Mysteries (1973– )

30 min | Drama, Mystery

A genre anthology series in the vein of Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) hosted by Orson Welles.

Stars: Orson Welles, Edward Albert, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen

Votes: 144

30. Heil Caesar! (1973– )

30 min

The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar but they have both sorely underestimated Mark Antony.

Stars: John Stride, Anthony Bate, David Allister, Arthur Blake

Votes: 7

31. Helen: A Woman of Today (1973– )

60 min | Drama

Ahead of its time drama deals with the decision cheated wife Helen Tulley makes to move on even when remorseful husband Frank Tulley attempts to make things right. Each episide deals with ... See full summary »

Stars: Alison Fiske, Christopher Ballantyne, Diana Hutchinson, Martin Shaw

Votes: 13

33. Hitler: The Last Ten Days (1973)

PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, History

A dramatization based on eye witness accounts of Hitler's final days in an underground bunker, his military henchmen, and his stormy relationship with Eva Braun.

Director: Ennio De Concini | Stars: Alec Guinness, Simon Ward, Adolfo Celi, Diane Cilento

Votes: 1,248

35. Lady Caroline Lamb (1972)

PG | 123 min | Drama, History, Romance

A noblewoman doomed to a loveless marriage falls into a scandalous affair with the dashing Lord Byron.

Director: Robert Bolt | Stars: Sarah Miles, Jon Finch, Richard Chamberlain, John Mills

Votes: 401

37. Leap in the Dark (1973–1980)

45 min | Fantasy, Thriller

Anthology series of supernatural tales.

Stars: Colin Wilson, Linda Blandford, Gordon Snell, Anita Gregory

Votes: 12

38. Lizzie Dripping (1973– )

25 min | Family, Fantasy

The adventures of a girl and an imaginary witch unsure if she is real or not.

Stars: Tina Heath, Barbara Mitchell, Geoffrey Matthews, Sonia Dresdel

Votes: 17

39. Marked Personal (1973– )

30 min

Afternoon show about the dramas that enfold around the human resources department of a large organization.

Stars: Heather Chasen, Stephanie Beacham, Frankie Jordan, Carl Rigg

Votes: 7

40. Matushka (1973)

50 min | Drama

In the turmoil of the Russian Civil War of 1917-1921 a peasant girl Matushka wanders, as if mesmerized, into an abandoned country palace where her fate awaits her.

Director: John Lind | Stars: Robert Aldous, Michael Deacon, Lalla Ward

41. Medusa (1973)

Unrated | 103 min | Mystery

In Greece, a stewardess is murdered by a masked maniac. Suspicion falls on a drunken American playboy (George Hamilton) and a murderous gangster (Cameron Mitchell).

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: George Hamilton, Luciana Paluzzi, Cameron Mitchell, Thodoros Roubanis

Votes: 314

42. Men of Affairs (1973–1974)

30 min | Comedy

Barry Ovis (Brian Rox) is Parliamentary Private Secretary to Minister for European Affairs Sir William Mainwaring-Brown (Warren Mitchell). Sir William has a very active libido and gets up ... See full summary »

Stars: Brian Rix, Warren Mitchell, Joan Sims, Derek Royle

43. Never Mind the Quality: Feel the Width (1973)

88 min | Comedy

The trials and tribulations of a tailor shop partnership owned by a Jewish man and an Irish catholic.

Director: Ronnie Baxter | Stars: John Bluthal, Joe Lynch, Yootha Joyce, Wendy King

Votes: 34

44. Night Watch (1973)

PG | 99 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Ellen Wheeler, a rich woman, is recovering from a nervous breakdown with the help of her husband and a good friend. One day, while staring out the window, she witnesses a murder. But does ... See full summary »

Director: Brian G. Hutton | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Billie Whitelaw, Robert Lang

Votes: 1,105

46. Oranges & Lemons (1973– )

60 min | Drama

'Oranges & Lemons' is the name of a well-known rhyme about the city of London. This is a handful of plays with England's capital the common theme.

Stars: Ray Brooks, Dennis Waterman, Tony Melody, Jane Lapotaire