Tag: James Mason

Thunder Rock | 1942 | Michael Redgrave, Barbara Mullen

The Boultings, who were taken out of army service by the MOI to film this propagandist play, give credit to Mutz Greenbaum for achieving the necessary effects on screen with the ghostly figures. The action takes place in a lighthouse (built at a...

The Deadly Affair | 1966 | James Mason, Simone Signoret,

Sidney Lumet directs a decidedly un-007-like spy thriller. In this adaptation of John le Carré’s Call for the Dead, James Mason plays a dyspeptic, underpaid counter-espionage agent. When a routine check of a foreign service officer turns up a...

Lolita | 1962 | Peter Sellers, James Mason

The novel that remains an unquenchable controversy as adapted for the screen by its author, Nabokov. While the novel, though once banned, is accepted in most quarters as a masterpiece, this film version by Kubrick is hotly debated. A professor...

Lord Jim | 1965 | Peter O’Toole, James Mason

Richard Brooks’ adaptation of Joseph Conrad’s story stars Peter O’Toole as the title character, a British Merchant Sailor in the 19th century who is thrown out of the Navy and labelled a coward, a cross he bears for the rest of his...

Odd Man Out | 1947 | James Mason, Robert Newton

A classic drama with James Mason playing an IRA leader who is wounded during a holdup. Desperately trying to escape the police, Mason encounters people who variously help him, refuse him help, or try to betray him. Magnificent photography by Robert...

Georgy Girl | 1966 | James Mason, Lynn Redgrave

James Mason and Lynn Redgrave won Oscar nominations for their roles in this wild British comedy of sexual manners. Redgrave is Georgy, a frumpy dance teacher and 22-year-old virgin. Meredith (Charlotte Rampling) is Georgy’s roommate, a wild...

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