Peter Bull

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Peter Cecil Bull, DSC (21 March 1912 – 20 May 1984) was a British character actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Bull, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​

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Scrooge (1951)

Ebenezer Scrooge malcontentedly shuffles through life as a cruel miserly businessman until one fateful Christmas Eve when he is visited by three spirits, sent show him how his unhappy childhood and maladaptive adult behavior over has let him a selfish, lonely, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Desmond Hurst
CAST:  Alastair Sim  •  Kathleen Harrison  •  Mervyn Johns  •  Hermione Baddeley

Ebenezer Scrooge malcontentedly shuffles through life as a cruel miserly businessman until one fateful Christmas Eve when he is visited by three spirits, sent show him how his unhappy childhood and maladaptive adult behavior over has let him a selfish, lonely, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Desmond Hurst
CAST:  Alastair Sim  •  Kathleen Harrison  •  Mervyn Johns  •  Hermione Baddeley

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

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After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  George C. Scott  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Slim Pickens

After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  George C. Scott  •  Sterling Hayden  •  Slim Pickens

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

Contraband (1940)

When a neutral Danish merchant ship is forced to put into port after trying to evade British wartime contraband control, its captain becomes involved in a beautiful British Naval Intelligent agent's efforts to capture a group of German spies operating from a London ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell
CAST:  Conrad Veidt  •  Valerie Hobson  •  Hay Petrie  •  Joss Ambler

When a neutral Danish merchant ship is forced to put into port after trying to evade British wartime contraband control, its captain becomes involved in a beautiful British Naval Intelligent agent's efforts to capture a group of German spies operating from a London ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell
CAST:  Conrad Veidt  •  Valerie Hobson  •  Hay Petrie  •  Joss Ambler

Doctor Dolittle (1967)

A veterinarian who can communicate with animals travels abroad to search for a giant sea snail.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Rex Harrison  •  Samantha Eggar  •  Richard Attenborough  •  Anthony Newley

A veterinarian who can communicate with animals travels abroad to search for a giant sea snail.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Rex Harrison  •  Samantha Eggar  •  Richard Attenborough  •  Anthony Newley

Lady Caroline Lamb (1972)

Lady Caroline Lamb, dissatisfied in her marriage, has an affair with the dashing Romantic poet Lord Byron.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Bolt
CAST:  Sarah Miles  •  Jon Finch  •  Richard Chamberlain  •  John Mills

Lady Caroline Lamb, dissatisfied in her marriage, has an affair with the dashing Romantic poet Lord Byron.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Bolt
CAST:  Sarah Miles  •  Jon Finch  •  Richard Chamberlain  •  John Mills

Oliver Twist (1948)

When 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist dares to ask his cruel taskmaster, Mr. Bumble, for a second serving of gruel, he's hired out as an apprentice. Escaping that dismal fate, young Oliver falls in with the street urchin known as the Artful Dodger and his criminal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  Alec Guinness  •  Kay Walsh  •  John Howard Davies  •  Robert Newton

When 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist dares to ask his cruel taskmaster, Mr. Bumble, for a second serving of gruel, he's hired out as an apprentice. Escaping that dismal fate, young Oliver falls in with the street urchin known as the Artful Dodger and his criminal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lean
CAST:  Alec Guinness  •  Kay Walsh  •  John Howard Davies  •  Robert Newton

Sabotage (1937)

Karl Anton Verloc and his wife own a small cinema in a quiet London suburb where they live seemingly happily. But Mrs. Verloc does not know that her husband has a secret that will affect their relationship and threaten her teenage brother's life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Sylvia Sidney  •  Oskar Homolka  •  Desmond Tester  •  John Loder

Karl Anton Verloc and his wife own a small cinema in a quiet London suburb where they live seemingly happily. But Mrs. Verloc does not know that her husband has a secret that will affect their relationship and threaten her teenage brother's life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Sylvia Sidney  •  Oskar Homolka  •  Desmond Tester  •  John Loder

The African Queen (1952)

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At the start of the First World War, in the middle of Africa’s nowhere, a gin soaked riverboat captain is persuaded by a strong-willed missionary to go down river and face-off a German warship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Robert Morley  •  Peter Bull

At the start of the First World War, in the middle of Africa’s nowhere, a gin soaked riverboat captain is persuaded by a strong-willed missionary to go down river and face-off a German warship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Huston
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Katharine Hepburn  •  Robert Morley  •  Peter Bull

Tom Jones (1963)

Tom loves Sophie and Sophie loves Tom. But Tom and Sophie are of differering classes. Can they find a way through the mayhem to be true to love?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Susannah York  •  Hugh Griffith  •  Edith Evans

Tom loves Sophie and Sophie loves Tom. But Tom and Sophie are of differering classes. Can they find a way through the mayhem to be true to love?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Susannah York  •  Hugh Griffith  •  Edith Evans

Marie Antoinette (1938)

The young Austrian princess Marie Antoinette is arranged to marry Louis XVI, future king of France, in a politically advantageous marriage for the rival countries. The opulent Marie indulges in various whims and flirtations. When Louis XV passes and Louis XVI ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  W.S. Van Dyke  •  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Tyrone Power  •  John Barrymore  •  Robert Morley

The young Austrian princess Marie Antoinette is arranged to marry Louis XVI, future king of France, in a politically advantageous marriage for the rival countries. The opulent Marie indulges in various whims and flirtations. When Louis XV passes and Louis XVI ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  W.S. Van Dyke  •  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Norma Shearer  •  Tyrone Power  •  John Barrymore  •  Robert Morley

The Rebel (1961)

Anthony Hancock gives up his office job to become an abstract artist. He has a lot of enthusiasm, but little talent, and critics scorn his work. Nevertheless, he impresses an emerging very talented artist. Hancock proceeds to con the art world into thinking he is a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Day
CAST:  Tony Hancock  •  George Sanders  •  Dennis Price  •  John Le Mesurier

Anthony Hancock gives up his office job to become an abstract artist. He has a lot of enthusiasm, but little talent, and critics scorn his work. Nevertheless, he impresses an emerging very talented artist. Hancock proceeds to con the art world into thinking he is a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Day
CAST:  Tony Hancock  •  George Sanders  •  Dennis Price  •  John Le Mesurier

Yellowbeard (1983)

For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. Victim's Prison for the Extremely Naughty. In a scheme to confiscate his fabulous treasure ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Damski
CAST:  Graham Chapman  •  Martin Hewitt  •  Eric Idle  •  Peter Cook

For years Yellowbeard had looted the Spanish Main, making men eat their lips and swallow their hearts. Caught and convicted for tax evasion, he's sentenced to 20 years in St. Victim's Prison for the Extremely Naughty. In a scheme to confiscate his fabulous treasure ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Damski
CAST:  Graham Chapman  •  Martin Hewitt  •  Eric Idle  •  Peter Cook

They Made Me a Fugitive (1947)

After being framed for a policeman's murder, a criminal escapes prison and sets out for revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alberto Cavalcanti
CAST:  Sally Gray  •  Trevor Howard  •  Griffith Jones  •  René Ray

After being framed for a policeman's murder, a criminal escapes prison and sets out for revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alberto Cavalcanti
CAST:  Sally Gray  •  Trevor Howard  •  Griffith Jones  •  René Ray

The Captain's Paradise (1953)

Mediterranean ferryboat captain Henry St James has things well organized - a loving and very English wife Maud in Gibraltar, and the loving if rather more hot-blooded Mistress, Nita in Tangiers. A perfect life. As long as neither woman decides to follow him to the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Kimmins
CAST:  Alec Guinness  •  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Celia Johnson  •  Charles Goldner

Mediterranean ferryboat captain Henry St James has things well organized - a loving and very English wife Maud in Gibraltar, and the loving if rather more hot-blooded Mistress, Nita in Tangiers. A perfect life. As long as neither woman decides to follow him to the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Kimmins
CAST:  Alec Guinness  •  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Celia Johnson  •  Charles Goldner

The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (1960)

Doctor Gulliver is poor, so nothing - not even his charming fiancée Elisabeth - keeps him in the town he lives. He signs on to a ship to India, but in a storm he's washed off the ship and ends up on an island, which is inhibitated by very tiny people. After he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Sher
CAST:  Kerwin Mathews  •  June Thorburn  •  Jo Morrow  •  Lee Patterson

Doctor Gulliver is poor, so nothing - not even his charming fiancée Elisabeth - keeps him in the town he lives. He signs on to a ship to India, but in a storm he's washed off the ship and ends up on an island, which is inhibitated by very tiny people. After he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Sher
CAST:  Kerwin Mathews  •  June Thorburn  •  Jo Morrow  •  Lee Patterson

The Beloved Vagabond (1936)

Flying from one charming lady---eluding another---and almost losing both!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Betty Stockfeld  •  Margaret Lockwood  •  Desmond Tester

Flying from one charming lady---eluding another---and almost losing both!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Betty Stockfeld  •  Margaret Lockwood  •  Desmond Tester

Cardboard Cavalier (1949)

Cardboard Cavalier is a 1949 British comedy film directed by Walter Forde and starring Sid Field, Margaret Lockwood and Jerry Desmonde.The film depicts a historical romance between Lord Lovelace and Nell Gwyne.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Forde
CAST:  Sid Field  •  Margaret Lockwood  •  Jerry Desmonde  •  Jack McNaughton

Cardboard Cavalier is a 1949 British comedy film directed by Walter Forde and starring Sid Field, Margaret Lockwood and Jerry Desmonde.The film depicts a historical romance between Lord Lovelace and Nell Gwyne.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Forde
CAST:  Sid Field  •  Margaret Lockwood  •  Jerry Desmonde  •  Jack McNaughton

The Executioner (1970)

A British intelligence agent must track down a fellow spy suspected of being a double agent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Wanamaker
CAST:  George Peppard  •  Joan Collins  •  Judy Geeson  •  Oskar Homolka

A British intelligence agent must track down a fellow spy suspected of being a double agent.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Wanamaker
CAST:  George Peppard  •  Joan Collins  •  Judy Geeson  •  Oskar Homolka

Dead Man's Shoes (1940)

An amnesia victim is a well liked and respected member of his community--until one day someone from his past shows up with evidence that in "the old days" he had been a notorious criminal, and threatens to expose him unless he pays off.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Bentley
CAST:  Leslie Banks  •  Joan Marion  •  Geoffrey Atkins  •  Wilfrid Lawson

An amnesia victim is a well liked and respected member of his community--until one day someone from his past shows up with evidence that in "the old days" he had been a notorious criminal, and threatens to expose him unless he pays off.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Bentley
CAST:  Leslie Banks  •  Joan Marion  •  Geoffrey Atkins  •  Wilfrid Lawson
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