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Bond Street | 1948 | Jean Kent, Derek Farr

Entertaining portmanteau comedy-drama charting the events occurring during a typical 24-hour period on London’s thoroughfare Bond Street. Linking the four stories together is the impending wedding of society girl Hazel Court and Robert Flemyng...

Gift Horse | 1952 | Richard Attenborough, James Donald

The Gift Horse follows a ship and her crew from the time they come together in 1940 until the climactic Combined Operations raid on St Nazaire on March 28 1942. Trevor Howard plays the role of the newly appointed captain, back in service after...

Danger Within | 1959 | Richard Todd, Bernard Lee

Ingenious combination of World War II prisoner-of-war escape film and whodunit, from the novel ‘Death in Captivity’ by Michael Gilbert. An effective mixture of suspense and comedy, resulting from both the depiction of the...

Sea of Sand | 1958 | Richard Attenborough, John Gregson

World War II action movie about a dangerous mission by the Long Range Desert Group to blow up a vital enemy patrol dump behind German lines in North Africa in 1943. cast Richard Attenborough as Brody John Gregson as Cpt Williams Michael Craig as Cpt...

Fanny by Gaslight | 1944 | James Mason, Phyllis Calvert

Fanny (Phyllis Calvert) returns to her London home having finished her studies at boarding school in the 1870s. Soon her life is in turmoil. Her parents die, and she discovers that they have been running a brothel for years and that her real father...

The Man in Grey | 1943 | Margaret Lockwood, Phyllis Calvert

James Mason attributed his success as the sadistic 18th-century aristocrat Lord Rohan in this melodrama to ‘sheer bad temper’ at the aggravation during shooting. The film made him a superstar and embarked Gainsborough Studios on a...

The Calendar | 1948 | Greta Gynt, John McCallum

Exciting British comedy-thriller starring John McCallum as a racehorse owner who is bailed out by his trainer Sonia Holm when he is accused of pulling a horse and his duplicitous former fiance Greta Gynt lands him in trouble with the Stewards. cast...

House of Secrets | 1956 | Michael Craig, Anton Diffring

Gripping spy thriller starring Michael Craig as a naval officer who bears an uncanny resemblance to a counterfeiter who’s just been killed in a car crash. He agrees to go undercover to try to unmask the other members of the gang. cast Michael...

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The Viewer's Guide to Film intends to be a comprehensive guide to the very best of cinema from the earliest silent era, through to the golden age of Hollywood and on to today's biggest blockbusters.

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