Tag: Maurice Denham

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...

Easy Money | 1948 | Jack Warner, Marjorie Fielding,

This portmanteau of stories is linked by following the fortunes of people who win a fortune on the football pools. Jack Warner, David Tomlinson, Dennis Price and Petula Clark star in the comedy-drama which reflects both the up – and downside...

Our Man in Havana | 1959 | Alec Guinness, Burl Ives,

Having found so much success with his adaptations of Graham Greene novels The Fallen Idol (1948) and The Third Man (1949), Carol Reed revisited the author’s oeuvre with this fabulous satirical spy story. Ex-pat vacuum salesman Jim Wormold...

The Nanny | Hammer 1965 | Bette Davis, Wendy Craig

Anyone who saw Bette Davis in What Ever Happened To Baby Jane will recall the veteran actress’ skill in conveying buried but bubbling hysteria. Released three years later, The Nanny benefits from a similarly accomplished performance, and in...

84 Charing Cross Road | 1987 | Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins

Anne Bancroft plays Helene Hanff (the film is based on her memoirs), a New York book lover who carries on a correspondence with a London-based bookseller, played by Anthony Hopkins, for twenty years. The film is a heart-wrenching what-if story: the...

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