Search results for "David Horne"

Dentist on the Job (1961)

Colonel Proudfoot of Proudfoot Industries tries to entice a couple of newly qualified dentists to advertise "Dreem", a revolutionary type of toothpaste, but he knows that if ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  C.M. Pennington-Richards
CAST:  Kenneth Connor  •  Ronnie Stevens  •  Shirley Eaton  •  Eric Barker

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

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  •  Jeremy Spenser

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

Spaceways (1953) RT Audience 14%

DVD release: Nov 2000

The test launch for the first inter-planetary research station goes wrong when the satellite station is inadvertently set up instead of returning to earth. Two people attached ...  (more)

GENRES: Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Terence Fisher
CAST:  Howard Duff  •  Eva Bartok  •  Alan Wheatley  •  Philip Leaver

The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw (1958) RT Audience 45%

The story centres around Jonathon Tibbs, the young son of a family of English gunsmiths. He travels to the American West in the 1880s to sell firearms to the locals. While ...  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Kenneth More  •  Jayne Mansfield  •  Henry Hull  •  Bruce Cabot

The Seventh Veil (1945) RT Audience 65%

One dark summer night, Francesca Cunningham, a once world famed pianist, escapes from her hospital room and tries to commit suicide by jumping off a local bridge. She is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Compton Bennett
CAST:  James Mason  •  Ann Todd  •  Herbert Lom  •  Hugh McDermott

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

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

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

Gentlemen's Agreement (1935) RT Audience 74%

A young doctor realises that his father is a quack and changes places with a down-and-out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Pearson
CAST:  Frederick Peisley  •  Vivien Leigh  •  Anthony Holles  •  David Horne

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

The Green Cockatoo (1937) RT Audience 100%

Song and dance man John Mills, guv’nor of the eponymous nitery, helps new-girl-in-town René Ray flee a false murder charge, except neither knows the corpse is Mills’ brother ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  William Cameron Menzies
CAST:  John Mills  •  René Ray  •  Charles Oliver  •  Bruce Seton

The Cardinal (1936)

Set in 15th-century Italy, The Cardinal stars Matheson Lang as one Cardinal de Medici. Bound by the rules of the confessional, the cardinal is unable to disclose the multitude ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Sinclair Hill
CAST:  Matheson Lang  •  Eric Portman  •  Robert Atkins  •  O.B. Clarence

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

Debt of Honour (1936)

A Colonel's daughter steals from the regimental mess funds to pay off her gambling debts. One of the officers, who is love with her, takes the blame, and is sent to Africa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Walker
CAST:  Leslie Banks  •  Will Fyffe  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Niall MacGinnis

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

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)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Clive Brook  •  Anna Lee  •  Dame May Whitty  •  Hartley Power

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