Victim | 1961 | Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms
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Victim | 1961 | Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms

In the early 1960s, Dirk Bogarde rejected his doctor image and superstardom to play the handsome grey-haired barrister who, in…
Mandy | 1952 | Phyllis Calvert, Mandy Miller
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Mandy | 1952 | Phyllis Calvert, Mandy Miller

One of Alexander Mackendrick’s trio of fine movies concerned with childhood – in this case that of a deaf-mute girl,…
Jack Hawkins | Actor | 1910-1973
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Jack Hawkins | Actor | 1910-1973

Jack Hawkins was a popular actor of the 1950’s and 1960’s. Often played policemen or military (such as Gideon’s Day…
The Small Back Room | 1949 | David Farrar, Kathleen Byron
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The Small Back Room | 1949 | David Farrar, Kathleen Byron

Powell and Pressburger’s movies were characterized by masterful collaborators, and this adaptation by Nigel Balchin of his 1943 novel about…
Bonnie Prince Charlie | London Films 1948 | David Niven, Margaret Leighton
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Bonnie Prince Charlie | London Films 1948 | David Niven, Margaret Leighton

Starring David Niven (who was born in Scotland), this tartan-drenched historical drama charts one of the great escapes: Bonnie Prince…
The Way Ahead | 1944 | David Niven, Stanley Holloway
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The Way Ahead | 1944 | David Niven, Stanley Holloway

Director Carol Reed applies a semi-documentary style to this hugely entertaining World War II drama, set between 1939 and the…
Went the Day Well? | Ealing 1942 | Leslie Banks, Mervyn Johns
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Went the Day Well? | Ealing 1942 | Leslie Banks, Mervyn Johns

Patriotic World War II thriller based on a discomforting Graham Greene story that asks: what would happen if the Nazis…
Robbery | 1967 | Stanley Baker, Joanna Pettet
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Robbery | 1967 | Stanley Baker, Joanna Pettet

A humdrum thriller based on the Great Train Robbery of the Royal Mail in the early 1960s. The cast are…
The Clouded Yellow | 1950 | Jean Simmons, Trevor Howard
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The Clouded Yellow | 1950 | Jean Simmons, Trevor Howard

After a few minor films, director Ralph Thomas joined forces with Betty Box (producer Sydney Box’s sister) to make this…
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