Tag: H.G. Wells

Kipps | 1941 | Michael Redgrave, Diana Wynyard,

At the turn of the 20th Century, HG Wells turned from writing futuristic sci-fi to more down to earth accounts of British society. In Kipps, he draws on his own experiences of Britain’s class-ridden social structure to provide an entertaining...

The Passionate Friends | 1949 | Claude Rains, Trevor Howard

In this adaptation of H. G. Wells’s novel, Ann Todd plays a young woman who rejects suitor Steve (Trevor Howard) in order to marry a wealthy banker. Years later she meets Steve again and finds she still has feelings for him. Also known as One...



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