Derek Elphinstone

In Which We Serve (1942)

The story of the HMS Torrin, from it's construction to its sinking in the Mediterranean during action in World War II. The ship's first and only commanding officer is Captain E.V. Kinross, who trains his men not only to be loyal to him and the country, but—most ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lean  •  Noël Coward
CAST:  Noël Coward  •  Derek Elphinstone  •  Michael Wilding  •  John Mills

The story of the HMS Torrin, from it's construction to its sinking in the Mediterranean during action in World War II. The ship's first and only commanding officer is Captain E.V. Kinross, who trains his men not only to be loyal to him and the country, but—most ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lean  •  Noël Coward
CAST:  Noël Coward  •  Derek Elphinstone  •  Michael Wilding  •  John Mills

The Four Feathers (1939)

A disgraced officer risks his life to help his childhood friends in battle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zoltan Korda
CAST:  John Laurie  •  John Clements  •  Ralph Richardson  •  June Duprez

A disgraced officer risks his life to help his childhood friends in battle.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zoltan Korda
CAST:  John Laurie  •  John Clements  •  Ralph Richardson  •  June Duprez

The Red Shoes (1948)

In this classic drama, Vicky Page is an aspiring ballerina torn between her dedication to dance and her desire to love. While her imperious instructor, Boris Lermontov, urges to her to forget anything but ballet, Vicky begins to fall for the charming young composer ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  Adolf Wohlbrück  •  Moira Shearer  •  Léonide Massine  •  Robert Helpmann

In this classic drama, Vicky Page is an aspiring ballerina torn between her dedication to dance and her desire to love. While her imperious instructor, Boris Lermontov, urges to her to forget anything but ballet, Vicky begins to fall for the charming young composer ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  Adolf Wohlbrück  •  Moira Shearer  •  Léonide Massine  •  Robert Helpmann

Convoy (1940)

A tale of life on board a Royal Navy cruiser assigned to protect the vital convoys between America and England during WWII.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pen Tennyson
CAST:  Clive Brook  •  John Clements  •  Edward Chapman  •  Judy Campbell

A tale of life on board a Royal Navy cruiser assigned to protect the vital convoys between America and England during WWII.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pen Tennyson
CAST:  Clive Brook  •  John Clements  •  Edward Chapman  •  Judy Campbell

Sailors Three (1940)

Three sailors get drunk while on shore leave and end up on the wrong ship. When they realise their mistake they scramble off it and onto their warship, HMS Ferocious. However, they soon realise that the vessel they have boarded is not the Ferocious but a German ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Forde
CAST:  Michael Wilding  •  Claude Hulbert  •  Carla Lehmann  •  Tommy Trinder

Three sailors get drunk while on shore leave and end up on the wrong ship. When they realise their mistake they scramble off it and onto their warship, HMS Ferocious. However, they soon realise that the vessel they have boarded is not the Ferocious but a German ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Forde
CAST:  Michael Wilding  •  Claude Hulbert  •  Carla Lehmann  •  Tommy Trinder

Night Boat to Dublin (1946)

British intelligence officers (Robert Newton, Guy Middleton) head off a Nazi plot to kidnap an atomic scientist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Huntington
CAST:  Robert Newton  •  Raymond Lovell  •  Guy Middleton  •  Muriel Pavlow

British intelligence officers (Robert Newton, Guy Middleton) head off a Nazi plot to kidnap an atomic scientist.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Huntington
CAST:  Robert Newton  •  Raymond Lovell  •  Guy Middleton  •  Muriel Pavlow

Witness for the Prosecution (1949)

Agatha Christie tale of a man on trial for murder: a trial featuring surprise after surprise. Not to be confused with the later Hollywood adaptation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Glyn-Jones
CAST:  Alban Blakelock  •  Stafford Byrne  •  Derek Elphinstone  •  Mary Kerridge

Agatha Christie tale of a man on trial for murder: a trial featuring surprise after surprise. Not to be confused with the later Hollywood adaptation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Glyn-Jones
CAST:  Alban Blakelock  •  Stafford Byrne  •  Derek Elphinstone  •  Mary Kerridge

Flying with Prudence (1946)

A dramatised instruction film made to instil in RAF flying personnel the importance of flight safety in peacetime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cecil Musk
CAST:  Patricia Cutts  •  Derek Elphinstone

A dramatised instruction film made to instil in RAF flying personnel the importance of flight safety in peacetime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cecil Musk
CAST:  Patricia Cutts  •  Derek Elphinstone

Distant Trumpet (1952)

David Anthony, a Harley Street physician, swaps duties with his brother, a medical missionary in Africa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terence Fisher
CAST:  Derek Bond  •  Jean Patterson  •  Derek Elphinstone  •  Anne Brooke

David Anthony, a Harley Street physician, swaps duties with his brother, a medical missionary in Africa.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terence Fisher
CAST:  Derek Bond  •  Jean Patterson  •  Derek Elphinstone  •  Anne Brooke