THE MECHANIC (1972)
1972, MGM Repertory, 100 min, Dir: Michael Winner

Ace assassin Charles Bronson takes on protege Jan-Michael Vincent, but as he teaches him the tricks of the trade, the master begins to realize he might be training his own future adversary. Twists and turns abound in this riveting action film.


THE WHISPERERS
1967, MGM Repertory, 105 min, Dir: Bryan Forbes

Elderly Margaret Ross (Edith Evans) hears unearthly whispers in the solitude of her home. When her thieving son and woebegone husband turn up suddenly, Margaret’s unsettling fantasy life turns into a nightmare. With a haunting score by composer John Barry.


SEANCE ON A WET AFTERNOON
1964, Janus Films, 115 min, Dir: Bryan Forbes

Mira (Kim Stanley), an opportunistic psychic, and her pushover husband, Bill (Richard Attenborough), concoct a scheme to kidnap a rich couple’s child, and then gain celebrity by pretending to have clairvoyant hunches about the child’s whereabouts. When the police begin to question Mira and Bill - and when Bill becomes paranoid that Mira doesn’t want the child to be found alive - an eerie, spine-tingling thriller unfolds.


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