Felix Aylmer

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Anastasia (1956)

Russian exiles in Paris plot to collect ten million pounds from the Bank of England by grooming a destitute, suicidal girl to pose as heir to the Russian throne. While Bounin is coaching her he comes to believe she is really Anastasia. In the end the Empress must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Ingrid Bergman  •  Yul Brynner  •  Helen Hayes  •  Akim Tamiroff

Russian exiles in Paris plot to collect ten million pounds from the Bank of England by grooming a destitute, suicidal girl to pose as heir to the Russian throne. While Bounin is coaching her he comes to believe she is really Anastasia. In the end the Empress must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Ingrid Bergman  •  Yul Brynner  •  Helen Hayes  •  Akim Tamiroff

As You Like It (1936)

Film version of Shakespeare's comedy of a young woman who disguises herself as a man to win the attention of the one she loves.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Czinner
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Felix Aylmer  •  Elisabeth Bergner  •  John Laurie

Film version of Shakespeare's comedy of a young woman who disguises herself as a man to win the attention of the one she loves.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Czinner
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Felix Aylmer  •  Elisabeth Bergner  •  John Laurie

Hamlet (1948)

Winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor, Sir Laurence Olivier’s Hamlet continues to be the most compelling version of Shakespeare’s beloved tragedy. Olivier is at his most inspired—both as director and as the melancholy Dane himself—as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurence Olivier
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Jean Simmons  •  John Laurie  •  Esmond Knight

Winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor, Sir Laurence Olivier’s Hamlet continues to be the most compelling version of Shakespeare’s beloved tragedy. Olivier is at his most inspired—both as director and as the melancholy Dane himself—as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurence Olivier
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Jean Simmons  •  John Laurie  •  Esmond Knight

Henry V (1944)

In the midst of the Hundred Years' War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurence Olivier
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Renée Asherson  •  Ralph Truman  •  Ernest Thesiger

In the midst of the Hundred Years' War, the young King Henry V of England embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurence Olivier
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Renée Asherson  •  Ralph Truman  •  Ernest Thesiger

Major Barbara (1941)

A young and idealistic woman, who has adopted the Salvation Army and whose father is an armament industrialist, will save more souls directing her father's business. A comedy with social commentary.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gabriel Pascal
CAST:  Wendy Hiller  •  Rex Harrison  •  Robert Morley  •  Robert Newton

A young and idealistic woman, who has adopted the Salvation Army and whose father is an armament industrialist, will save more souls directing her father's business. A comedy with social commentary.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gabriel Pascal
CAST:  Wendy Hiller  •  Rex Harrison  •  Robert Morley  •  Robert Newton

No Highway (1951)

James Stewart plays aeronautical engineer Theodore Honey, the quintessential absent-minded professor: eccentric, forgetful, but brilliant. His studies show that the aircraft being manufactured by his employer has a subtle but deadly design flaw that manifests ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Marlene Dietrich  •  Glynis Johns  •  Jack Hawkins

James Stewart plays aeronautical engineer Theodore Honey, the quintessential absent-minded professor: eccentric, forgetful, but brilliant. His studies show that the aircraft being manufactured by his employer has a subtle but deadly design flaw that manifests ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Marlene Dietrich  •  Glynis Johns  •  Jack Hawkins

Quo Vadis (1951)

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Set against the back drop of Rome in crisis, General Marcus Vinicius returns to the city from the battle fields and falls in love with a Christian woman, Lygia. Caught in the grip of insanity, Nero's atrocities become more extreme and he burns Rome, laying the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy  •  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Leo Genn  •  Peter Ustinov

Set against the back drop of Rome in crisis, General Marcus Vinicius returns to the city from the battle fields and falls in love with a Christian woman, Lygia. Caught in the grip of insanity, Nero's atrocities become more extreme and he burns Rome, laying the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy  •  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Leo Genn  •  Peter Ustinov

The Citadel (1938)

Andrew Manson, a young, idealistic, newly qualified Scottish doctor arrives in Wales takes his first job in a mining town, and begins to wonder at the persistent cough many of the miners have. When his attempts to prove its cause are thwarted, he moves to London. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Rosalind Russell  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Rex Harrison

Andrew Manson, a young, idealistic, newly qualified Scottish doctor arrives in Wales takes his first job in a mining town, and begins to wonder at the persistent cough many of the miners have. When his attempts to prove its cause are thwarted, he moves to London. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  King Vidor
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Rosalind Russell  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Rex Harrison

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

General Candy, who's overseeing an English squad in 1943, is a veteran leader who doesn't have the respect of the men he's training and is considered out-of-touch with what's needed to win the war. But it wasn't always this way. Flashing back to his early career in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  Roger Livesey  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Adolf Wohlbrück  •  Roland Culver

General Candy, who's overseeing an English squad in 1943, is a veteran leader who doesn't have the respect of the men he's training and is considered out-of-touch with what's needed to win the war. But it wasn't always this way. Flashing back to his early career in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  Roger Livesey  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Adolf Wohlbrück  •  Roland Culver

The Mummy (1959)

One by one the archaeologists who discover the 4,000-year-old tomb of Princess Ananka are brutally murdered. Kharis, high priest in Egypt 40 centuries ago, has been brought to life by the power of the ancient gods and his sole purpose is to destroy those ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terence Fisher
CAST:  Peter Cushing  •  Christopher Lee  •  Yvonne Furneaux  •  Eddie Byrne

One by one the archaeologists who discover the 4,000-year-old tomb of Princess Ananka are brutally murdered. Kharis, high priest in Egypt 40 centuries ago, has been brought to life by the power of the ancient gods and his sole purpose is to destroy those ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terence Fisher
CAST:  Peter Cushing  •  Christopher Lee  •  Yvonne Furneaux  •  Eddie Byrne

The Saint's Vacation (1941)

While on vacation, the Saint discovers a much-sought-after music box.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Fenton
CAST:  Hugh Sinclair  •  Sally Gray  •  Cecil Parker  •  Arthur Macrae

While on vacation, the Saint discovers a much-sought-after music box.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Fenton
CAST:  Hugh Sinclair  •  Sally Gray  •  Cecil Parker  •  Arthur Macrae

The Wicked Lady (1945)

A married woman finds new thrills as a masked robber on the highways.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Arliss
CAST:  Margaret Lockwood  •  James Mason  •  Patricia Roc  •  Griffith Jones

A married woman finds new thrills as a masked robber on the highways.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Arliss
CAST:  Margaret Lockwood  •  James Mason  •  Patricia Roc  •  Griffith Jones

Edward, My Son (1949)

Following the death of his only son, a ruthless businessman reflects on his life, his unhappy marriage and his questionable parenting skills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Ian Hunter  •  James Donald

Following the death of his only son, a ruthless businessman reflects on his life, his unhappy marriage and his questionable parenting skills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Cukor
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Ian Hunter  •  James Donald

From the Terrace (1960)

Alfred Eaton, an ambitious young executive, climbs to the top of New York's financial world as his marriage crumbles. At the brink of attaining his career goals, he is forced to choose between business success, married to the beautiful, but unfaithful Mary and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Robson
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Ted de Corsia  •  Ina Balin

Alfred Eaton, an ambitious young executive, climbs to the top of New York's financial world as his marriage crumbles. At the brink of attaining his career goals, he is forced to choose between business success, married to the beautiful, but unfaithful Mary and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Robson
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Joanne Woodward  •  Ted de Corsia  •  Ina Balin

Exodus (1960)

The theme is the founding of the state of Israel. The action begins on a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel who are being off loaded on Cyprus. An Intelligence officer succeeds in getting them back on board their ship only to have the harbor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Ralph Richardson

The theme is the founding of the state of Israel. The action begins on a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel who are being off loaded on Cyprus. An Intelligence officer succeeds in getting them back on board their ship only to have the harbor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Paul Newman  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Ralph Richardson

Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)

The aging Caesar finds himself intrigued by the young Egyptian queen. Adapted by George Bernard Shaw from his own play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gabriel Pascal
CAST:  Claude Rains  •  Vivien Leigh  •  Stewart Granger  •  Flora Robson

The aging Caesar finds himself intrigued by the young Egyptian queen. Adapted by George Bernard Shaw from his own play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gabriel Pascal
CAST:  Claude Rains  •  Vivien Leigh  •  Stewart Granger  •  Flora Robson

Saint Joan (1957)

Young Joan of Arc comes to the palace in France to make The Dauphin King of France and is appointed to head the French Army. After winning many battles she is not needed any longer and soon she is thought of as a witch.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Jean Seberg  •  Richard Widmark  •  Richard Todd  •  Adolf Wohlbrück

Young Joan of Arc comes to the palace in France to make The Dauphin King of France and is appointed to head the French Army. After winning many battles she is not needed any longer and soon she is thought of as a witch.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Jean Seberg  •  Richard Widmark  •  Richard Todd  •  Adolf Wohlbrück

The Clairvoyant (1935)

A fake psychic suddenly turns into the real thing when he meets a young beauty. (TCM)  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Elvey
CAST:  Claude Rains  •  Fay Wray  •  Mary Clare  •  Jane Baxter

A fake psychic suddenly turns into the real thing when he meets a young beauty. (TCM)  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Elvey
CAST:  Claude Rains  •  Fay Wray  •  Mary Clare  •  Jane Baxter

The Way to the Stars (1945)

Life on a British bomber base, and the surrounding towns, from the opening days of the Battle of Britain, to the arrival of the Americans, who join in the bomber offensive. The film centres around Pilot Officer Peter Penrose, fresh out of a training unit, who joins ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Asquith
CAST:  Michael Redgrave  •  John Mills  •  Rosamund John  •  Stanley Holloway

Life on a British bomber base, and the surrounding towns, from the opening days of the Battle of Britain, to the arrival of the Americans, who join in the bomber offensive. The film centres around Pilot Officer Peter Penrose, fresh out of a training unit, who joins ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Asquith
CAST:  Michael Redgrave  •  John Mills  •  Rosamund John  •  Stanley Holloway

So Long at the Fair (1950)

Vicky Barton and her brother, Johnny, take a trip to the 1896 Paris Exhibition. They both sleep in seperate rooms in a hotel. When the sister gets up the next morning, she finds her brother and his room had disappeared and no one will even acknowledge that he was ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terence Fisher  •  Antony Darnborough
CAST:  Jean Simmons  •  Dirk Bogarde  •  David Tomlinson  •  Marcel Poncin

Vicky Barton and her brother, Johnny, take a trip to the 1896 Paris Exhibition. They both sleep in seperate rooms in a hotel. When the sister gets up the next morning, she finds her brother and his room had disappeared and no one will even acknowledge that he was ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terence Fisher  •  Antony Darnborough
CAST:  Jean Simmons  •  Dirk Bogarde  •  David Tomlinson  •  Marcel Poncin
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