John Adderley


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Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) -- (Movie Clip) Queen And Country, James The admiral (Geoffrey Palmer) and the defence minister (Julian Fellowes, best known now as the creator of Downton Abbey) tangle with M (Judi Dench, supported by her chief of staff, Colin Salmon) about the sinking of a British warship, blamed on China but actually staged by the evil media baron Carver, when Bond (Pierce Brosnan) arrives with still-worse (also contrived) news, and Moneypenny (Samantha Bond) attends as the mission is arranged, in Tomorrow Never Dies, 1997.
Yearling, The (1947) -- (Movie Clip) Some Pesky Critter At bedtime, Jody (Claude Jarman Jr.) shrewdly lobbying dad Penny (Gregory Peck) for a pet, mother Orry (Jane Wyman) less sympathetic, her own trauma soon revealed, in The Yearling, 1947, from Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' novel.
Yearling, The (1947) -- (Movie Clip) I Came Across This Lake Gregory Peck (as "Penny Baxter") narrates, from Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' famous novel, leading to Claude Jarman Jr. (as "Jody") communing with the wildlife, opening director Clarence Brown's The Yearling, 1947.
Sun Comes Up, The (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Come On, Lassie! In MGM’s opening we learn that Jeanette MacDonald is widowed opera singer Helen, devoted to her son Hank (Darryl Hickman), who has a terrific collie, and Lewis Stone is Arthur, her conscientious manager, in the fifth picture in the Lassie series, The Sun Comes Up, 1949.
Sun Comes Up, The (1949) -- (Movie Clip) You Got A Fatal Disease? Already widowed and now recovering from the accidental death of her beloved teenage son, famous opera singer Helen (Jeanette MacDonald), with her son’s pet collie Lassie, finds a country retreat and rents from Mr. Willigoode (Percy Kilbride), in MGM’s The Sun Comes Up, 1949.
Sun Comes Up, The (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Fare You Well, Lassie Lassie (in the 5th film in MGM’s series) meets California orphan Jerry (Claude Jarman Jr.), making friends when her owner, vacationing widow opera singer Helen (Jeanette MacDonald), whose teenage son recently died, appears, seeing no future in the relationship, in The Sun Comes Up, 1949.
Cinema Paradiso (1989) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Calling From Sicily Director Giuseppe Tornatore's nearly still-life opening, eventually adding Pupella Maggio, as the now-elderly mother of movie director Salvatore (Jacques Perrin) at the wheel in Rome, opening the Academy Award-winner for Best Foreign Film, Cinema Paradiso, 1989, starring Philippe Noiret.
Cinema Paradiso (1989) -- (Movie Clip) Verso La Vita We discover what Fr. Adelfio (Leopoldo Trieste) was rushing off to do, censor the new movie in the Sicilian wartime town, altar-boy Salvatore (Cascio) peeping and Alfredo (Philippe Noiret) projecting (Jean Renoir's The Lower Depths, with Jean Gabin, Suzy Prim and Louis Joudet), early in Giuseppe Tornatore's Cinema Paradiso, 1989.
Cinema Paradiso (1989) -- (Movie Clip) The Saints Just Watch Altar boy Salvatore (Cascio), who will grow up to be a famous director, doing serious business with Fr. Adelfio (Leopoldo Trieste) in WWII Sicily, rescued by his friend, the projectionist Alfredo (Philippe Noiret), angering his mother (Antonella Attili), in Giuseppe Tornatore's Cinema Paradiso, 1989.
Bloody Birthday (1980) -- (Movie Clip) Make Yourself Useful After school, Curtis (Billy Jacoby) sneaks up on Miss Davis (Susan Strasberg), pals Debbie (Elizabeth Hoy) and Steve (Andy Freeman) helping, when innocent Joyce (Lori Lethin) and kid brother Timmy (K.C. Martel) arrive, in Bloody Birthday, 1980.
Bloody Birthday (1980) -- (Movie Clip) I Knew You Were Chicken! Twisted Curtis (Billy Jacoby) tricks Timmy (K.C. Martel) into hiding in the old fridge, while his teen sister Joyce (Lori Lethin) swoons over teacher Harding (Joe Penny), ensuing events, in Bloody Birthday, 1980.
Bloody Birthday (1980) -- (Movie Clip) Daddy Fell! Sheriff Brody (Bert Kramer) arrives to the Mrs. (Melinda Cordell), whereupon his daughter Debbie (Elizabeth Hoy) with pals Curtis (Billy Jacoby) and Steve (Andy Freeman) engineers his murder, in Bloody Birthday, 1980.