Tag: Bernard Lee

The Blue Lamp | Rank 1950 | Dirk Bogarde, Jack Warner,

Introducing PC George Dixon (Jack Warner), charged with showing new boy Andy Mitchell (Jimmy Hanley) the ropes. There is helping old ladies and giving directions, until the film takes a darker turn when Dixon is killed in a raid on a cinema. The...

Dunkirk | 1958 | John Mills, Richard Attenborough

The British ability to treat the two imposters of success and failure just the same is summed up by Dunkirk, the punishing WWII defeat from which Britain bounced back to enjoy its finest hour. It’s appropriate that the task of recounting this...

Father Brown | 1954 | Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood

Alec Guinness is the eponymous amateur detective trying to uncover Peter Finch’s master criminal who has his heart set on a valuable cross belonging to the church. Based on one of a series of novel by G K Chesterton, this adaptation is as...

Whistle Down the Wind | 1961 | Alan Bates, Hayley Mills,

Alan Bates and Hayley Mills star in this enduring childhood fable. Three Lancashire children find a criminal hiding out in their barn and come to believe he’s Jesus Christ Among the most enduring – and most unusual – post-war...

The Spanish Gardener | 1956 | Dirk Bogarde, Jon Whiteley

Adapted from AJ Cronin’s novel, The Spanish Gardener is the story of a minor diplomat, played by Michael Hordern, who becomes increasingly jealous of the relationship that develops between his son (Jon Whiteley) and the Spanish gardener (Dirk...

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