Tag: John Harvey

Chance of a Lifetime | 1950 | Basil Radford, Niall MacGinnis,

Bernard Miles’s blue-collar satire shows what happens when the workers at a plough factory, protesting at their low wages and appalling conditions, are given the opportunity to run the place themselves. Which all sounds like a dream come true...

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...

X: The Unknown | Hammer 1956 | Dean Jagger, Leo McKern

When troops practice locating fallout in a remote Scottish quarry, an apparently bottomless fissure opens in the Earth, critically injuring a soldier with radioactive burns. As radioactive goo oozes forth, destroying everyone in its path, scientist...

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