Tag: Robert Newton

Vessel of Wrath | 1938 | Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester,

Charles Laughton excels himself as the drunken beachcomber seducing a spinster in the Dutch East Indies. A long way from his usual roles, such as Captain Bligh in Mutiny on the Bounty, Laughton fearlessly portrays his vulnerable character with heart...

Snowbound | 1948 | Dennis Price, Stanley Holloway

Claustrophobic thriller, based on a novel by Hammond Innes, set in a lonely hut in the Alps where seven people, ostensibly on holiday, turn out to be searching for a cache of hidden Nazi gold. cast Dennis Price as Neil Blair Stanley Holloway as Joe...

Obsession | 1949 | Robert Newton, Sally Gray

Robert Newton is the jealous husband who traps the man he suspects of being his wife’s lover in an abandoned cellar. As he waits for the right moment to bump him off and makes macabre plans to dispose of the body with acid, the dynamics...

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...

Fire Over England | 1937 | Flora Robson, Raymond Massey

An entertaining English drama set in Elizabethan times. Olivier is a dashing young military man who offers to spy on the Spanish in order to get revenge for his father’s death at their hands. Naturally, women – including Queen Elizabeth...

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