Search results for "David Horne"

The Big Job (1965) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Oct 2007

A gang of hapless crooks, led by Sidney James, successfully perpetrate a robbery only to be caught after the fact. Fifteen years later they emerge from prison intent on ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Gerald Thomas
CAST:  Sid James  •  Sylvia Syms  •  Dick Emery  •  Joan Sims

The Prince and the Showgirl (1957) RT 86% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jan 2002

A saucy American showgirl in London is wooed by a roving-eyed Duke, but his estranged son, the young King, interrupts their late supper with politics and angry accusations.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Laurence Olivier
CAST:  Marilyn Monroe  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Richard Wattis  •  David Horne

Saraband for Dead Lovers (1948) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Aug 1994

Sophie Dorothea is a young woman forced into a loveless marriage with Prince George Louis of Hanover. George Louis is later crowned King George I of England. Despairing of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Basil Dearden
CAST:  Stewart Granger  •  Joan Greenwood  •  Flora Robson  •  Françoise Rosay

The Rake's Progress (1945)

DVD release: Apr 2006

Vivian Kenway, a young Englishman from an aristocratic background, flunks out of Oxford, and decides to use his considerable charm to achieve his goal of, apparently, making ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Gilliat
CAST:  Rex Harrison  •  Lilli Palmer  •  Godfrey Tearle  •  Griffith Jones

Don't Take It to Heart (1944)

A stray World War Two bomb releases the ghost of the 3rd Earl of Chaunduyt after 400 years. A visiting professor, while wooing the beautiful Lady Mary, daughter of the present ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Dell
CAST:  Richard Greene  •  David Horne  •  Patricia Medina  •  Alfred Drayton

Inspector Hornleigh Goes To It (1941)

Third and final film in the series of ‘Inspector Hornleigh’ comedy-thrillers. Inspector Hornleigh (Gordon Harker), disappointed at not being handed an important spy case, is ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Walter Forde
CAST:  Gordon Harker  •  Alastair Sim  •  Phyllis Calvert  •  Edward Chapman

Chamber of Horrors (1940) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: Jul 2000

This early British horror film was called "Chamber of Horrors" when it was released in the United States. Upon his death, a wealthy industrialist leaves behind a huge treasure ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Leslie Banks  •  Lilli Palmer  •  Romilly Lunge  •  Gina Malo

Crimes at the Dark House (1940) RT Audience 28%

DVD release: Dec 2004

A madman kills a man who has just inherited a large estate, then impersonates his victim to gain entrance to the estate so he can murder his enemies.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  George King
CAST:  Tod Slaughter  •  Sylvia Marriott  •  Hilary Eaves  •  Geoffrey Wardwell

The Mill on the Floss (1937) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Romeo and Juliet in 1930s England. The owner of the mill and the local lord are in conflict over water rights. The lord wins threatening the mill owner with financial ruin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Whelan
CAST:  Frank Lawton  •  Victoria Hopper  •  Fay Compton  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald

Hyde Park Corner (1935)

A dead man's curse on a London party house seems to echo from 1780 to 1936.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sinclair Hill
CAST:  Gordon Harker  •  Binnie Hale  •  Gibb McLaughlin  •  Harry Tate

Night Train to Munich (1940)

When the Germans march into Prague, armour-plating inventor Dr Bomasch flees to England. His daughter Anna escapes from arrest to join him, but the Gestapo manage to kidnap ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Carol Reed
CAST:  Margaret Lockwood  •  Rex Harrison  •  Paul Henreid  •  Basil Radford

The Stars Look Down (1940) RT 88% / Audience 61%

The Stars Look Down is based on A. J. Cronin's 1935 novel of the same name, about injustices in a mining community in North East England. While the novel follows the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carol Reed
CAST:  Michael Redgrave  •  Margaret Lockwood  •  Emlyn Williams  •  Nancy Price

21 Days (1940)

After Larry Darrent accidentally kills his lover's blackmailing husband, someone else is arrested for the crime. When he is found guilty, Larry and Wanda have just three weeks ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Basil Dean
CAST:  Vivien Leigh  •  Leslie Banks  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Francis L. Sullivan

Troopship (1937)

Farewell Again is a multiplotted British comedy/drama about soldiers on leave and the people they've left. Given a six-hour pass after a tour of duty in India, several British ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Whelan
CAST:  Leslie Banks  •  Flora Robson  •  Sebastian Shaw  •  Patricia Hilliard

The House of the Spaniard (1936)

A man ignores a warning to stay away from a sinister house on marshland near Liverpool; when someone drowns close by, he finds the evidence doesn’t add up…  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Crime
DIRECTION:  Reginald Denham
CAST:  Brigitte Horney  •  Peter Haddon  •  Jean Galland  •  Allan Jeayes

Return to Yesterday (1940)

Robert Maine is torn between returning to the glamour of Hollywood and working with a small theatre company in England.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Clive Brook  •  Anna Lee  •  Dame May Whitty  •  Hartley Power

The First of the Few (1942) RT Audience 64%

This 1942 fictionalized biopic chronicles the true story of how two of the most remarkable men in aviation history - visionary Spitfire designer R.J. Mitchell and his test ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Howard  •  George Pollock
CAST:  Leslie Howard  •  David Niven  •  Rosamund John  •  Roland Culver

Seven Sinners (1936) RT Audience 75%

A wisecracking American detective and his female sidekick are called to Britain to take on a gang of international criminals.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Albert de Courville
CAST:  Edmund Lowe  •  Constance Cummings  •  Thomy Bourdelle  •  Henry Oscar

It's Love Again (1936) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2000

Elaine Bradford is a young singer and dancer, looking for her big break. Peter Carlton is a gossip columnist facing a deadline and a blank page. So, Peter invents "Mrs. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Victor Saville
CAST:  Jessie Matthews  •  Robert Young  •  Sonnie Hale  •  Robb Wilton

The Village Squire (1935)

Rare Vivien Leigh film exists at British Film Instittute.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Reginald Denham
CAST:  David Horne  •  Leslie Perrins  •  Moira Lynd  •  Vivien Leigh