Tag: Anthony Asquith

The Millionairess | 1960 | Sophia Loren, Peter Sellers

Poor adaptation of the George Bernard Shaw play of the same name. The terrifyingly beautiful Sophia Loren is the woman of property looking for love and falling for a man in poverty. In spite of the fact that this film stars two of cinema’s...

Quiet Wedding | 1941 | Margaret Lockwood, Derek Farr

Quiet little comedy, in which Janet and Dallas (Margaret Lockwood and Derek Farr) just want to keep their nuptials nice and simple. They’re thwarted, of course, by the interfering ministrations of her mother (Marjorie Fielding) – which...

Winslow Boy, The | 1948 | Robert Donat, Cedric Hardwicke

Adapted from his play by Terence Rattigan, this film assembled the cream of the talent available in post-war Britain to make what – until Mamet’s later interpretation – seemed the definitive version. The drama, based on a true 1912...



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