IM KAMPF MIT DEM BERGE: IN STURM UND EIS, a mountain-and-snow adventure film directed by his friend Arnold Fanck in 1920.
Car racer Burn 'em Up Barnes, son of a wealthy manufacturer, leaves home to make his own way in the world. After being robbed by hoodlums, Barnes joins a group of hobos who take him in and show him the carefree life.
Three action-packed segments make up this riveting mountain-climbing film that showcases the skill and athleticism of British sport climber Steve McClure, alpine climber Andy Kirkpatrick and traditional climber Dave Birkett. "Magic Numbers" profiles some of McClure's most amazing climbs; "Patagonian Winter" documents Kirkpatrick's attempt to ascend Torre Egger; and "Skye Wall" follows Birkett's first ascent at the famous Cuillin Range.
Muggs and Glimpy, two East Side Kids in the army, return to their neighborhood, supposedly on furlough; actually, Muggs has been honorably discharged with a physical defect, but he tells no one of this. Danny, another East Side kid, is in jail because a large amount of medical supplies have been stolen from the warehouse where he works. Muggs see Spider, a new member of the gang, flashing a large amount of money around, and Muggs shrewdly turns toughie, boasting that he has a dishonorable discharge because of thievery. This leads Spider to confide in Muggs that he is the one who has been aiding in the theft of supplies from the warehouse, and he gets paid for the loot by Larry, operator of a nightclub where Muggs' sister, Milly, is an entertainer. Fingers, a henchman for Larry, kills Spider when he learns that Muggs has been let in on the operation. The police then suspect Muggs of killing Spider.
Zudora, not knowing she's an heiress to a $20 million fortune, lives with her uncle, a mystic and detective, who covets her inheritance. She wants to marry John Storm but her uncle is against it. However, the uncle makes a bargain; if Zudora can solve the next twenty mysteries brought to him, she can marry as she chooses. Episodes 1,2 and 8, plus another unidentified chapter, survive. The rest is believed to be lost.
An ode for all of those who like to fly. Is it possible to reach the moon in one breath? Yes, it is if you have the will to fly and the appropriate training. This is the case with postman Rain. This is an animation full of experimenting with form and materials. Some of the characters are original, but some originate from the history of mankind. The film is full of symbols and symbolism, surreal images and scenes. This is not simply the journey of a postman to deliver the package to the Moon. It is also a philosophical journey in time and eras, through people and their characters, through thoughts and imagination. This is a visual version of thoughts and imagination of a postman who is fulfilling his task in-spite of all problems and distractions.
Grit flick (dvd) film by alastair lee. Marmot presents - grit flick. This superb dvd features the highlights from one of the best gritstone seasons ever(!), filmed and produced by award winning film maker alastair lee. Headline acts headlining with jordan buy's second ascent of the coveted widdop wall, followed by what has been touted by gritstone guru john dunne as 'the hardest route on grit' as ryan pasquill makes the first ascent of the outrageously difficult 'gerty berwick'; the blank wall to the left of 'the new statesman' at ilkley, yorkshire. Then lucy creamer stars in the hardest uk female ascent of a gritstone route as lucy tries her luck on 'slab and crack' e8 at cubar, peak district. Another main attraction is one of gritstone's unsung heroes ben bransby with his first ascent of a stunning highball boulder problem at rylstone, yorkshire.
The second release from the Slackjaw team, Stick It is an energetic romp around the UK bouldering scene. Accompanied by a quirky, exciting soundtrack, this film takes us on a breakneck tour of the UK’s top bouldering venues. Your guides: the country’s best climbers – Ben Moon, Malcolm Smith, Jerry Moffatt, Airlie Anderson, John Gaskins and British Champion Andy Earl. The problems: all the country’s stickiest. Infectious, fun stuff.
A group of girls and boys set up a secret society called "Hasamba"; their adventures take place, first during the British Mandate and the struggle for statehood of Israel, and then as they battle their country's enemies: infiltrators, spies, criminals and other offenders
In the sixteenth Captain Morgan pirate ship is sunk by the Spanish fleet. He and four companions make it to an island, but the beaches are occupied by the Spanish. The child Erick, son of John Goldark, King of the Pirates, who died trying to save his nephews Lady Harold and the Spanish prisoners, helping them into the jungle. Grateful Morgan and his friends save the captives. When it seems that children are lost flying the Spanish magazine. Then fight with cannibals and are again caught by the Spanish, but are saved by another pirate ship.
Veteran Lo Lieh, once again playing an evil black-magic priest, unleashes some particulary nasty Japanese ghosts on a peaceful Chinese village.
Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love. This is the international cut of the two movies Arn: The Knight Templar and Arn: The Kingdom at Road's End. The movie is cut to fit a higher tempo, but lacks some of the details and depth of the original story.
Arriving in Leadville, Marshal Rocky Lane finds that his friend Nugget is in financial trouble. Nugget thinks there is oil on his land but the geologist says no. Suspecting a conspiracy, Rocky poses as a crook himself to infiltrate the gang, nab the ringleader and make sure justice takes the day. Harry Keller directs this B Western.
/afk - AWAY FROM KEYBOARD explores the relationship between online gamers and the games that they play. It examines the evolution of the World of Warcraft from its infancy to its non-existent conclusion and beyond, into the world of obsession. Through the lives of several key characters, it shows the joys associated with online games, and offers a objective look at some of its inherent trappings. /afk seeks to create a dialog about gamers in an attempt to bring understanding to the online gaming phenomenon and the millions of gamers behind the World of Warcraft; the most successful MMO of all time. In doing so, one might assert that gaming can no sooner be understood than that of any other form of addiction: if it's an addiction at all.
Action thriller directed by Howard Bretherton in 1936. Dishonorably discharged from the U.S. Marines after starting a barroom brawl that gets his leatherneck buddy "Tubby" Waters (Maynard Holmes) killed, hothead "Woody" Davis (Lew Ayres) infiltrates a gang of Shanghai gunrunners to bring the culprit to justice.
For his 50th birthday Marcos only receives an invitation to the wedding of the only woman he loved; 30 years ago. With the chinese mafia after his restaurant and the shattered dream of becoming a writer, Marcos decides to go to the wedding. Fernando, the irresponsible delivery guy joins Marcos in this cross-country adventure. Will they make it ti the wedding on time?
In a post-apocalyptic world where rollerblading is the chief means of travel, the evil Pharoah sends his minions outside the Wheel Zone to abduct a psychic. The psychic has been trained in the way of the samurai, but has shunned her training to become a Passive. Once abducted, her brother joins forces with others to try and rescue her, but they face many challenges from the Dark Side.