Tag: Eric Portman

The Blind Goddess | 1948 | Eric Portman, Anne Crawford,

British melodrama starring Eric Portman as the lawyer defending a lord, Hugh Williams, accused by his secretary Michael Dennison of having diverted public funds for his own use. He sues his servant for libel, but has some dark truths to cover up...

The Colditz Story | 1955 | John Mills, Ian Carmichael

The real Colditz was a supposedly escape-proof castle, established to house POW’s who had escaped from other camps. Although boasting of its accuracy, The Colditz Story uses Pat Reid’s memoir as the basis for a largely fictitious story...

Cairo Road | 1950 | Eric Portman, Laurence Harvey

Filmed on location in Cairo, Port Said and the Suez, this is a British thriller about police taking on drug smugglers in Egypt. Two men head up Britain’s Anti-Narcotic Bureau, with a brief to track down and stop drug smugglers. Here, they are...

49th Parallel | 1941 | Leslie Howard, Laurence Olivier,

Laurence Olivier and Leslie Howard star in this surprisingly subtle and undeniably entertaining Second World War propaganda film. Sponsored by the Ministry of Information and 18 months in the making, this is one of the best propaganda films produced...

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