Mother Seacole Action ⋄ Adventure ⋄ Biography ⋄ Drama ⋄ Family ⋄ Historical ⋄ War A Creole woman from Jamaica is rejected as an official nurse by the British War Office on racial grounds. A wealthy British woman describes her as not the kind of person who should be associated with the public face of nursing. The Crimean War offers her the chance to prove her adversary wrong and she returns to England in triumph.
The Odyssey of John Buchanan Action ⋄ Adventure ⋄ Drama ⋄ Family ⋄ Historical ⋄ Romance An 18th Century Scottish soldier who survives the Battle of Culloden, captured after the brutal murder of his family, struggles with grief and the emotional damage he experiences as a British captive. An abusive English corporal pursues him with grim determination and attempts to end his life. His deportation and servitude in the American Colonies becomes an irony of fate that he defeats his adversaries. Surviving all obstacles, he gains the ability to secure his dream of freedom.