Tag: Drama

Fanny by Gaslight | 1944 | James Mason, Phyllis Calvert

Fanny (Phyllis Calvert) returns to her London home having finished her studies at boarding school in the 1870s. Soon her life is in turmoil. Her parents die, and she discovers that they have been running a brothel for years and that her real father...

Sea of Sand | 1958 | Richard Attenborough, John Gregson

World War II action movie about a dangerous mission by the Long Range Desert Group to blow up a vital enemy patrol dump behind German lines in North Africa in 1943. cast Richard Attenborough as Brody John Gregson as Cpt Williams Michael Craig as Cpt...

Gift Horse | 1952 | Richard Attenborough, James Donald

The Gift Horse follows a ship and her crew from the time they come together in 1940 until the climactic Combined Operations raid on St Nazaire on March 28 1942. Trevor Howard plays the role of the newly appointed captain, back in service after...

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 to two biopics of the great dramatist, with this black-and-white version losing out to the more flamboyant The Trials of...

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 has a rather dull husband whom she is tired of and cheats on. The third sibling, Dulcie Gray is married to a...

House of Secrets | 1956 | Michael Craig, Anton Diffring

Gripping spy thriller starring Michael Craig as a naval officer who bears an uncanny resemblance to a counterfeiter who’s just been killed in a car crash. He agrees to go undercover to try to unmask the other members of the gang. cast Michael...

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