Tag: Drama

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Bond Street | 1948 | Jean Kent, Derek Farr

Entertaining portmanteau comedy-drama charting the events occurring during a typical 24-hour period on London’s thoroughfare Bond Street. Linking the four stories together is the impending wedding of society girl Hazel Court and Robert Flemyng...

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...

The Calendar | 1948 | Greta Gynt, John McCallum

Exciting British comedy-thriller starring John McCallum as a racehorse owner who is bailed out by his trainer Sonia Holm when he is accused of pulling a horse and his duplicitous former fiance Greta Gynt lands him in trouble with the Stewards. cast...

The Man in Grey | 1943 | Margaret Lockwood, Phyllis Calvert

James Mason attributed his success as the sadistic 18th-century aristocrat Lord Rohan in this melodrama to ‘sheer bad temper’ at the aggravation during shooting. The film made him a superstar and embarked Gainsborough Studios on a...

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...

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