PDQ Bach’s “half-act” opera
Released as a movie in 1981. Starred Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch and Timothy Hutton. Won 4 Oscars including Best Supporting Actor, Best Director and Best Picture. Judith Guest is from Edina, Minnesota, a wealthy suburb of Minneapolis
Sci-fi, won primetime Emmy
Codirected by John Huston, Joseph McGrath, Ken Hughes, Richard Talmadge and Robert Parrish. Guest directed the scenes featuring Woody Allen and some additional David Niven scenes
Director: Adrian Edmondson. Also starred Hélène Mahieu, Bill Nighy & Simon Pegg. Plot: Richie and Eddie are in charge of the worst hotel in the UK, Guest House Paradiso, eighbouring a nuclear power plant....
"I hold no dream of fortunes vast, nor seek undying fame"
Director: Kurt Neumann. Also starred Harry Hayden, Paul Fix & Emory Parnell. Plot: Residents get suspicious when a shady character takes over the local hunting lodge right after the two old-timers who own it disappear.
Director: Albert Ray. Also starred Paul Hurst, Erville Alderson & Ethel Wales. Plot: 13 years before the movie opens, there was a dinner party, at which the 13th guest failed to show up. The master of the manner has died, and left the bulk of his estate to this 13th guest, but nobody knows who that is. Now someone is murdering the remaining guests, and placing their dead bodies at the table, in the same seat they had occupied 13 years before.
Director: William Nigh. Also starred Mabel Todd, Sam McDaniel & Jim Toney. Plot: A newlywed couple winds up spending their honeymoon night in an old, dark, spooky mansion.
Published in 1914, two years after his death, in a collection entitled Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Stories
As in a "blow in" from outside.
Director: John Braham. Also starred Ruth Warrick, Scott McKay & Marie McDonald
Director: Nick Castle. Also starred Catherine Mary Stuart, Dan Mason & Norman Snow. "The Last Starfighter" is a fun, science-fiction fantasy, that can be enjoyed by all ages. A young teenager, Alex Rogan (Lance Guest), lives in a caravan park with his mother. He spends all of his spare-time playing a video game called The Starfighter. Alex's video-game skills approach genius level, when he reaches the final stage of the Starfighter game & wins. As a result, he is visited by Centaur (Robert Preston in his last screen role), an alien from another world, who recruits him to save the universe from destruction by rebel invaders.