Tag: R.C. Sherriff

Quartet | 1948 | Dirk Bogarde, Honor Blackman

This is the kind of civilized, middle-class film story that gave our national cinema an undeserved bad name. Quartet is the fist of three enjoyable, though uneven, films derived from Maugham’s 100 short stories. Trio and Encore followed and...

The Dam Busters | 1955 | Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave

With the war won, the British film industry began the action replays, showing in minute detail how Our Boys gave Jerry a sound thrashing. The exploits of 617 squadron were ripe for such treatment. In one of the most celebrated raids of the war, they...

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...

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