Mr Film

The Guinea Pig | 1948 | Richard Attenborough, Sheila Sim

Riveting drama starring a 28 year old Richard Attenborough as a working class schoolboy who is sent as an educational experiment as a pupil to a public school. cast Richard Attenborough as Jack Read Sheila Sim as Lynne Hartley Bernard Miles as Mr...

The Cruel Sea | 1953 | Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden

Based on Nicholas Monsarrat’s best selling novel, which was in turn derived from his experiences on the North Sea convoys, The Cruel Sea is set in the middle of ‘the battle of the Atlantic’, as the U-boats attempted to destroy...

Turned Out Nice Again | 1941 | George Formby, Peggy Bryan

Comedy starring George Formby as a textile buyer who is landed with a revolutionary new yarn for the manufacture of underwear with unexpected results. cast George Formby as George Pearson Peggy Bryan as Lydia Elliott Mason as Mrs. Pearson Edward...

The Vicious Circle | 1957 | John Mills, Derek Farr

Thriller starring John Mills as a Harley Street doctor who is framed for the murder of a film star. Written by TV thriller king Francis Durbridge and indeed based on one of his early BBC serials, The Brass Candlestick. cast John Mills as Dr. Howard...

Loot | 1970 | Richard Attenborough, Lee Remick

A bowdlerized version of Joe Orton’s stage play about hidden treasure, dead bodies and sexual ambiguity. Two robbers hide their ill-gotten gains in a coffin in the funeral home where one of them works. However, they then have to repossess the...

Gumshoe | 1971 | Albert Finney, Billie Whitelaw

Stephen Frear’s first feature casts Albert Finney as a Liverpool bingo-caller who is happiest in a dream world scripted by Dashiell Hammett and starring Humphrey Bogart. Acting out his fantasy, he inadvertently stumbles across a real-life...

The Bargee | 1964 | Harry H. Corbett, Hugh Griffith

British comedy, courtesy of Steptoe and Son screenwriters Ray Galton and Alan Simpson. Seriously miscast as a barge-dwelling Lothario, Harry H Corbett does his best to ditch the character for which he is best known (Harold Steptoe), with little...

The Stud | 1978 | Joan Collins, Oliver Tobias

With a script by Jackie Collins and a starring role for her sister Joan, this late 70s British sex offering is as trashy as you’d expect, but about as steamy as a Carry On film. Oliver Tobias is the titular totty, a shaggy-haired lothario...

Becket | 1964 | Richard Burton, Peter O’Toole

Two of the finest actors of their generation, Richard Burton and Peter O’Toole, square off in this splendid production of Jean Anouilh’s 1959 play. The lifelong friendship of Henry II and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket, is...

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