Tag: Ralph Smart

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...

Alf’s Button Afloat | 1938 | Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen

Alf’s Button Afloat|movie|8.0|1938-06-30|1938|Crazy Gang star Bud Flanagan plays the cheeky chappy of the title, in possession of a magic button that’s been fashioned from the recycled metal of Aladdin’s lamp. When rubbed, it...



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