They Were Sisters | 1945 | Phyllis Calvert, James Mason
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They Were Sisters | 1945 | Phyllis Calvert, James Mason

A strongly acted Gainsborough melodrama charting the married life of three sisters. Phyllis Calvert is happily married while Anne Crawford…
Madonna of the Seven Moons | 1945 | Phyllis Calvert, Stewart Granger
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Madonna of the Seven Moons | 1945 | Phyllis Calvert, Stewart Granger

Phyllis Calvert stars as a woman who outwardly appears demure and self effacing, but who lives a wild secret life…
Mr. Denning Drives North | 1951 | John Mills, Phyllis Calvert
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Mr. Denning Drives North | 1951 | John Mills, Phyllis Calvert

Brisk comedy thriller starring John Mills who accidentally kills his daughter Eileen Moore’s crooked lover Herbert Lom and disposes of…
Happy Is the Bride | 1958 | Ian Carmichael, Janette Scott
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Happy Is the Bride | 1958 | Ian Carmichael, Janette Scott

Bubbling remake of Quiet Wedding, in which a couple who are planning to have a relaxing, enjoyable summer wedding find…
The Lady Vanishes | 1979 | Cybill Shepherd, Elliott Gould
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The Lady Vanishes | 1979 | Cybill Shepherd, Elliott Gould

A watchable remake of the much-love Hitchcock classic. Miss Froy (Angela Lansbury in high camp mode) goes missing on a…
Private’s Progress | 1956 | Ian Carmichael, Richard Attenborough
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Private’s Progress | 1956 | Ian Carmichael, Richard Attenborough

Boulting Bros comedy the unexpected success of which started a whole rush of capers, including Brothers-in-Law and Lucky Jim. Ian…
The Naked Truth | 1957 | Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers
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The Naked Truth | 1957 | Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers

The Ealing comedy tradition died out in the mid-1950s, but here Michael Pertwee’s screenplay and a superb cast ensured that…
Oscar Wilde | 1960 | Robert Morley, Ralph Richardson
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Oscar Wilde | 1960 | Robert Morley, Ralph Richardson

The race between two screen versions of Wilde’s An Ideal Husband ended in box-office failure for one. The same applied…
Tunes of Glory | 1960 | Alec Guinness, John Mills
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Tunes of Glory | 1960 | Alec Guinness, John Mills

Stirring drama set in a Highland regiment where two officers – the easy-going, hard-drinking Jock Sinclair (Alec Guinness) and his…
A High Wind in Jamaica | 1965 | Anthony Quinn James Coburn
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A High Wind in Jamaica | 1965 | Anthony Quinn James Coburn

Richard Hughes’s masterly novel, transferred vividly to the screen by Alexander Mackendrick, is a darker work than sometimes suggested. A…
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