The Man Who Never Was Script

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Year:1956
Director:Ronald Neame
Written by:Ewen Montagu (Novel), Nigel Balchin (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The true story of a British effort to trick the Germans into weakening Sicily's defenses before the 1943 attack. A dead soldier is dressed as a British officer and outfitted with faked papers showing that the Allies were intending to invade occupied Greece. His body is put into the sea where it will ultimately drift ashore and the papers be passed along to German Intelligence.
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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Script

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Year:1969
Director:Ronald Neame
Written by:Muriel Spark (Novel), Jay Presson Allen (Theatre Play), Jay Presson Allen (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view.
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Odessa File Script

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Year:1974
Director:Ronald Neame

Script Synopsis:After reading the diary of an elderly Jewish man who committed suicide, freelance journalist Peter Miller begins to investigate the alleged sighting of a former SS-Captain who commanded a concentration camp during World War II. Miller eventually finds himself involved with the powerful organisation of former SS members—called ODESSA—as well as with the Israeli secret service. Miller probes deeper and eventually discovers a link between the SS-Captain, ODESSA and his own family.
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Meteor Script

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Year:1979
Director:Ronald Neame
Written by:Stanley Mann (Screenplay), Edmund H. North (Screenplay), Edmund H. North (Story)

Script Synopsis:After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading towards Earth. If it will hit it will cause a incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish mankind. To stop the meteor NASA wants to use the illegal nuclear weapon satellite "Hercules" but discovers soon that it doesn't have enough fire power. Their only chance to save the world is to join forces with the USSR who have also launched such an illegal satellite. But will both governments agree?
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Hopscotch Script

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Year:1980
Director:Ronald Neame
Written by:Brian Garfield (Screenplay), Bryan Forbes (Screenplay), Brian Garfield (Author)

Script Synopsis:When CIA operative Miles Kendig deliberately lets KGB agent Yaskov get away, his boss threatens to retire him. Kendig beats him to it, however, destroying his own records and traveling to Austria where he begins work on a memoir that will expose all his former agency's covert practices. The CIA catches wind of the book and sends other agents after him, initiating a frenetic game of cat and mouse that spans the globe.
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First Monday In October Script

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Year:1981
Director:Ronald Neame
Written by:Robert E. Lee (Screenplay), Robert E. Lee (Theatre Play), Jerome Lawrence (Theatre Play), Jerome Lawrence (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:For the first time in history a woman is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, where she becomes a friendly rival to a liberal associate.
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The Poseidon Adventure

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Year:1972
Director:Ronald Neame
Written by:Paul Gallico (Novel), Wendell Mayes (Screenplay), Stirling Silliphant (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The Poseidon Adventure was one of the first Catastrophe films and began the Disaster Film genre. Director Neame tells the story of a group of people that must fight for their lives aboard a sinking ship. Based on the novel by Paul Gallico.
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