Cedric Hardwicke

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sir Cedric Webster Hardwicke (19 February 1893 – 6 August 1964) was a noted English stage and film actor whose career spanned nearly fifty years. Hardwicke's theatre work included notable performances in productions of the plays of William Shakespeare and George Bernard Shaw, and his film work included leading roles in a number of adapted literary classics. Description above from the Wikipedia article Cedric Hardwicke, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)

Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those days.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  David Niven  •  Finlay Currie  •  Robert Morley  •  Cantinflas

Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those days.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  David Niven  •  Finlay Currie  •  Robert Morley  •  Cantinflas

Invisible Agent (1942)

The Invisible Man's grandson uses his secret formula to spy on Nazi Germany in this comedy-thriller.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edwin L. Marin
CAST:  Ilona Massey  •  Jon Hall  •  Peter Lorre  •  Cedric Hardwicke

The Invisible Man's grandson uses his secret formula to spy on Nazi Germany in this comedy-thriller.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edwin L. Marin
CAST:  Ilona Massey  •  Jon Hall  •  Peter Lorre  •  Cedric Hardwicke

Richard III (1955)

Having helped his brother King Edward IV take the throne of England, the jealous hunchback Richard, Duke of York, plots to seize power for himself. Masterfully deceiving and plotting against nearly everyone in the royal court, including his eventual wife, Lady Anne ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurence Olivier
CAST:  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Nicholas Hannen  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Ralph Richardson

Having helped his brother King Edward IV take the throne of England, the jealous hunchback Richard, Duke of York, plots to seize power for himself. Masterfully deceiving and plotting against nearly everyone in the royal court, including his eventual wife, Lady Anne ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laurence Olivier
CAST:  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Nicholas Hannen  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Ralph Richardson

Rope (1948)

Two men attempt to prove they committed the perfect crime by hosting a dinner party after strangling their former classmate to death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  James Stewart  •  John Dall  •  Farley Granger  •  Constance Collier

Two men attempt to prove they committed the perfect crime by hosting a dinner party after strangling their former classmate to death.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  James Stewart  •  John Dall  •  Farley Granger  •  Constance Collier

Suspicion (1941)

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Wealthy, sheltered Lina McLaidlaw is swept off her feet by charming ne'er-do-well Johnnie Aysgarth. Though warned that Johnnie is little more than a fortune hunter, Lina marries him anyway and remains loyal to her irresponsible husband as he plows his way from one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Nigel Bruce

Wealthy, sheltered Lina McLaidlaw is swept off her feet by charming ne'er-do-well Johnnie Aysgarth. Though warned that Johnnie is little more than a fortune hunter, Lina marries him anyway and remains loyal to her irresponsible husband as he plows his way from one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Nigel Bruce

The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)

Ygor discovers Frankenstein's creation is still alive and brings him to the Doctor's son, Ludwig, for help. Obsessed with restoring the monster to his full potential, Ludwig is unaware that someone has more devious plans for the creature.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erle C. Kenton
CAST:  Ralph Bellamy  •  Lionel Atwill  •  Bela Lugosi  •  Janet Ann Gallow

Ygor discovers Frankenstein's creation is still alive and brings him to the Doctor's son, Ludwig, for help. Obsessed with restoring the monster to his full potential, Ludwig is unaware that someone has more devious plans for the creature.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erle C. Kenton
CAST:  Ralph Bellamy  •  Lionel Atwill  •  Bela Lugosi  •  Janet Ann Gallow

The Green Glove (1952)

In World War II France, American soldier Michael Blake captures, then loses Nazi-collaborator art thief Paul Rona, who leaves behind a gem studded gauntlet (a stolen religious relic). Years later, financial reverses lead Mike to return in search of the object. In ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rudolph Maté
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Geraldine Brooks  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  George Macready

In World War II France, American soldier Michael Blake captures, then loses Nazi-collaborator art thief Paul Rona, who leaves behind a gem studded gauntlet (a stolen religious relic). Years later, financial reverses lead Mike to return in search of the object. In ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rudolph Maté
CAST:  Glenn Ford  •  Geraldine Brooks  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  George Macready

The Howards of Virginia (1940)

Beautiful young Virginian Jane steps down from her proper aristocratic upbringing when she marries down-to-earth surveyor Matt Howard. Matt joins the Colonial forces in their fight for freedom against England. Matt will meet Jane's father in the battlefield.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Lloyd
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Martha Scott  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Alan Marshal

Beautiful young Virginian Jane steps down from her proper aristocratic upbringing when she marries down-to-earth surveyor Matt Howard. Matt joins the Colonial forces in their fight for freedom against England. Matt will meet Jane's father in the battlefield.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Lloyd
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Martha Scott  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Alan Marshal

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)

Paris, France, 1482. Frollo, Chief Justice of benevolent King Louis XI, gets infatuated by the beauty of Esmeralda, a gypsy young girl. The hunchback Quasimodo, Frollo's protege and bell-ringer of Notre Dame, lives in peace among the bells in the heights of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Maureen O'Hara

Paris, France, 1482. Frollo, Chief Justice of benevolent King Louis XI, gets infatuated by the beauty of Esmeralda, a gypsy young girl. The hunchback Quasimodo, Frollo's protege and bell-ringer of Notre Dame, lives in peace among the bells in the heights of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Dieterle
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Thomas Mitchell  •  Maureen O'Hara

The Invisible Man Returns (1940)

The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe May
CAST:  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Vincent Price  •  Nan Grey  •  John Sutton

The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe May
CAST:  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Vincent Price  •  Nan Grey  •  John Sutton

The Story of Mankind (1957)

The devil and the spirit of mankind argue as to whether or not humanity is ultimately good or evil.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Hedy Lamarr  •  Groucho Marx  •  Harpo Marx

The devil and the spirit of mankind argue as to whether or not humanity is ultimately good or evil.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Ronald Colman  •  Hedy Lamarr  •  Groucho Marx  •  Harpo Marx

The Ten Commandments (1956)

Escaping death, a Hebrew infant is raised in a royal household to become a prince. Upon discovery of his true heritage, Moses embarks on a personal quest to reclaim his destiny as the leader and liberator of the Hebrew people.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cecil B. DeMille
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Anne Baxter  •  Yul Brynner  •  Edward G. Robinson

Escaping death, a Hebrew infant is raised in a royal household to become a prince. Upon discovery of his true heritage, Moses embarks on a personal quest to reclaim his destiny as the leader and liberator of the Hebrew people.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cecil B. DeMille
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Anne Baxter  •  Yul Brynner  •  Edward G. Robinson

Things to Come (1936)

The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Cameron Menzies
CAST:  Raymond Massey  •  Edward Chapman  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Cedric Hardwicke

The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Cameron Menzies
CAST:  Raymond Massey  •  Edward Chapman  •  Ralph Richardson  •  Cedric Hardwicke

Wilson (1944)

The political career of Woodrow Wilson is chronicled, beginning with his decision to leave his post at Princeton to run for Governor of New Jersey, and his subsequent ascent to the Presidency of the United States. During his terms in office, Wilson must deal with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Charles Coburn  •  Alexander Knox  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Thomas Mitchell

The political career of Woodrow Wilson is chronicled, beginning with his decision to leave his post at Princeton to run for Governor of New Jersey, and his subsequent ascent to the Presidency of the United States. During his terms in office, Wilson must deal with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Charles Coburn  •  Alexander Knox  •  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Thomas Mitchell

Wing and a Prayer (1944)

An aircraft carrier is sent on a decoy mission around the Pacific, with orders to avoid combat, thus lulling Japanese alertness before the battle of Midway.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Dana Andrews  •  William Eythe  •  Charles Bickford

An aircraft carrier is sent on a decoy mission around the Pacific, with orders to avoid combat, thus lulling Japanese alertness before the battle of Midway.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Dana Andrews  •  William Eythe  •  Charles Bickford

Les Misérables (1935)

In early nineteenth-century France Jean Valjean, an ex-convict who failed to report to parole, is relentlessly pursued over a twenty-year period by Javert, an obsessive policeman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Boleslawski
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Charles Laughton  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Rochelle Hudson

In early nineteenth-century France Jean Valjean, an ex-convict who failed to report to parole, is relentlessly pursued over a twenty-year period by Javert, an obsessive policeman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Boleslawski
CAST:  Fredric March  •  Charles Laughton  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Rochelle Hudson

Becky Sharp (1935)

The first feature length film to use three-strip Technicolor film. Adapted from a play that was adapted from William Makepeace Thackeray's book "Vanity Fair", the film looks at the English class system during the Napoleonic Wars era.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rouben Mamoulian
CAST:  Miriam Hopkins  •  Frances Dee  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Billie Burke

The first feature length film to use three-strip Technicolor film. Adapted from a play that was adapted from William Makepeace Thackeray's book "Vanity Fair", the film looks at the English class system during the Napoleonic Wars era.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rouben Mamoulian
CAST:  Miriam Hopkins  •  Frances Dee  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Billie Burke

The Pumpkin Eater (1964)

The study of a marriage. Jo has five children and husband number two when she meets writer Jake Armitage. She leaves this husband to marry Jake, and his career takes off. A few years and at least one child later, Jo is deeply depressed, breaking down in the middle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Clayton
CAST:  Anne Bancroft  •  Peter Finch  •  James Mason  •  Janine Gray

The study of a marriage. Jo has five children and husband number two when she meets writer Jake Armitage. She leaves this husband to marry Jake, and his career takes off. A few years and at least one child later, Jo is deeply depressed, breaking down in the middle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Clayton
CAST:  Anne Bancroft  •  Peter Finch  •  James Mason  •  Janine Gray

The War of the Worlds (1953)

The residents of a small town are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills, until they discover it is the first of many transport devices from Mars bringing an army of invaders invincible to any man-made weapon, even the atomic bomb.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Byron Haskin
CAST:  Gene Barry  •  Ann Robinson  •  Les Tremayne  •  Robert Cornthwaite

The residents of a small town are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills, until they discover it is the first of many transport devices from Mars bringing an army of invaders invincible to any man-made weapon, even the atomic bomb.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Byron Haskin
CAST:  Gene Barry  •  Ann Robinson  •  Les Tremayne  •  Robert Cornthwaite

Helen of Troy (1956)

Prince Paris of Troy, shipwrecked on a mission to the king of Sparta, meets and falls for Queen Helen before he knows who she is. Rudely received by the royal Greeks, he must flee...but fate and their mutual passions lead him to take Helen along. This gives the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Rossana Podestà  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Jacques Sernas  •  Stanley Baker

Prince Paris of Troy, shipwrecked on a mission to the king of Sparta, meets and falls for Queen Helen before he knows who she is. Rudely received by the royal Greeks, he must flee...but fate and their mutual passions lead him to take Helen along. This gives the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Rossana Podestà  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Jacques Sernas  •  Stanley Baker
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