Tag: Kenneth More

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...

Genevieve | 1953 | Kenneth More, John Gregson

One of those mid-50s British comedies that tried to convince (and succeeded) the viewer that all was sunny on the postwar home front, and that the middle classes really had nothing better to do than whizz around in big vintage cars all day...

Scrooge | 1970 | Albert Finney, Edith Evans

Albert Finney took over the role of Dickens’s crotchety old miser three weeks before production after both Richard Harris and Rex Harrison had to drop out because of other commitments. Although rather hammy at times, Finney holds the screen...

The Clouded Yellow | 1950 | Jean Simmons, Trevor Howard

After a few minor films, director Ralph Thomas joined forces with Betty Box (producer Sydney Box’s sister) to make this entertaining though tame psychological mystery thriller. Ex-secret serviceman Trevor Howard takes a job as a cataloguer of...

Franchise Affair, The | 1951 | Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray

Mystery starring Dulcie Gray and Marjorie Fielding as a mother and daughter who are accused by 15-year-old Ann Stephens of kidnapping and beating her to force her to become their servant. The police build up a case which country solicitor Michael...

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