Norman Lee

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Bulldog Drummond at Bay (1937)

Bulldog Drummond goes up against foreign agents who are trying to steal plans for a top-secret aircraft.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  John Lodge  •  Dorothy Mackaill  •  Victor Jory  •  Claud Allister

Bulldog Drummond goes up against foreign agents who are trying to steal plans for a top-secret aircraft.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  John Lodge  •  Dorothy Mackaill  •  Victor Jory  •  Claud Allister

Spring Meeting (1941)

Tiny Fox-Collier and her son, Tony, are broke. A cheery and handsome young man about town, Tony knows he can rely on his mother for a brainwave to save them from utter destitution. This she has: a visit is scheduled to the Irish country estate of her old flame Sir ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee  •  Walter C. Mycroft
CAST:  Enid Stamp-Taylor  •  Michael Wilding  •  Basil Sydney  •  Sarah Churchill

Tiny Fox-Collier and her son, Tony, are broke. A cheery and handsome young man about town, Tony knows he can rely on his mother for a brainwave to save them from utter destitution. This she has: a visit is scheduled to the Irish country estate of her old flame Sir ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee  •  Walter C. Mycroft
CAST:  Enid Stamp-Taylor  •  Michael Wilding  •  Basil Sydney  •  Sarah Churchill

Save a Little Sunshine (1938)

Dave Smalley buys a lost Archaeopteryx fossil by accident at an auction and uses the reward money for this to buy a share in his landlady's lodging- house. She turns him into an exploited man-of-all-work about the house, but after a lady guest persuades him that he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Dave Willis  •  Pat Kirkwood  •  Tommy Trinder  •  Max Wall

Dave Smalley buys a lost Archaeopteryx fossil by accident at an auction and uses the reward money for this to buy a share in his landlady's lodging- house. She turns him into an exploited man-of-all-work about the house, but after a lady guest persuades him that he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Dave Willis  •  Pat Kirkwood  •  Tommy Trinder  •  Max Wall

No Exit (1936)

A crime novelist stages an imaginative prank to prove that the perfect murder is possible but finds it has catastrophic consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Valerie Hobson  •  Billy Milton  •  Robert Cochran  •  Leslie Perrins

A crime novelist stages an imaginative prank to prove that the perfect murder is possible but finds it has catastrophic consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Valerie Hobson  •  Billy Milton  •  Robert Cochran  •  Leslie Perrins

The Monkey's Paw (1948)

A curio dealer sells a monkey's paw that can grant the possessor three wishes but warns that disaster will follow.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Milton Rosmer  •  Megs Jenkins  •  Michael Martin Harvey  •  Eric Micklewood

A curio dealer sells a monkey's paw that can grant the possessor three wishes but warns that disaster will follow.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Milton Rosmer  •  Megs Jenkins  •  Michael Martin Harvey  •  Eric Micklewood

Luck of the Navy (1938)

With Britain on the brink of war, an enemy spy plans to steal secret documents and lay the blame on Clive Stanton.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Geoffrey Toone  •  Judy Kelly  •  Clifford Evans  •  John Wood

With Britain on the brink of war, an enemy spy plans to steal secret documents and lay the blame on Clive Stanton.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Geoffrey Toone  •  Judy Kelly  •  Clifford Evans  •  John Wood

The Girl Who Couldn't Quite (1950)

A tramp is invited to stay with the family of a teenage girl who has been unable to smile since childhood in a bid to cure her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Bill Owen  •  Elizabeth Henson  •  Betty Stockfeld  •  Iris Hoey

A tramp is invited to stay with the family of a teenage girl who has been unable to smile since childhood in a bid to cure her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Bill Owen  •  Elizabeth Henson  •  Betty Stockfeld  •  Iris Hoey

Mr. Reeder in Room 13 (1938)

Capt. Johnnie Gray is enlisted by Mr. J.G. Reeder to infiltrate a gang of forgers in Dartmoor jail on behalf of the Bank of England.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Peter Murray-Hill  •  Sally Gray  •  Gibb McLaughlin  •  Malcolm Keen

Capt. Johnnie Gray is enlisted by Mr. J.G. Reeder to infiltrate a gang of forgers in Dartmoor jail on behalf of the Bank of England.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Peter Murray-Hill  •  Sally Gray  •  Gibb McLaughlin  •  Malcolm Keen

The Case of Charles Peace (1949)

Charles Peace leads a double life, by day he's a respected local businessman, but by night he's a professional thief who stops at nothing, not even murder, to get what he wants.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Valentine Dyall  •  Michael Martin Harvey  •  Chili Bouchier  •  Bruce Belfrage

Charles Peace leads a double life, by day he's a respected local businessman, but by night he's a professional thief who stops at nothing, not even murder, to get what he wants.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Valentine Dyall  •  Michael Martin Harvey  •  Chili Bouchier  •  Bruce Belfrage

Doctor's Orders (1934)

Leslie Fuller stars as a quack whose son qualifies as a doctor in total ignorance of his father's occupation!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Leslie Fuller  •  John Mills  •  Marguerite Allan  •  Mary Jerrold

Leslie Fuller stars as a quack whose son qualifies as a doctor in total ignorance of his father's occupation!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Leslie Fuller  •  John Mills  •  Marguerite Allan  •  Mary Jerrold

Happy Days Are Here Again (1936)

A pair of sisters have ambitions to take to the stage when they realize that their parent's act is finished.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Renée Houston  •  Billie Houston  •  Shirley Houston  •  Harry Milton

A pair of sisters have ambitions to take to the stage when they realize that their parent's act is finished.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Renée Houston  •  Billie Houston  •  Shirley Houston  •  Harry Milton

Yes, Madam? (1938)

The hilarious tale of two cousins who must complete a period in domestic service in order to receive an inheritance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Bobby Howes  •  Diana Churchill  •  Wylie Watson  •  Bertha Belmore

The hilarious tale of two cousins who must complete a period in domestic service in order to receive an inheritance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Bobby Howes  •  Diana Churchill  •  Wylie Watson  •  Bertha Belmore

A Political Party (1934)

A north-country chimney sweep standing for Parliament is opposed by a local bigwig. His campaign is imperiled when his artist son, Tony, falls in love with a girl who has reason to hope that the bigwig will be elected.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  John Mills  •  Enid Stamp-Taylor  •  H.F. Maltby  •  Viola Lyel

A north-country chimney sweep standing for Parliament is opposed by a local bigwig. His campaign is imperiled when his artist son, Tony, falls in love with a girl who has reason to hope that the bigwig will be elected.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  John Mills  •  Enid Stamp-Taylor  •  H.F. Maltby  •  Viola Lyel

The Farmer's Wife (1941)

Eden Philpotts' "provincial" comic novel and play The Farmer's Wife was first filmed in the silent era by Alfred Hitchcock. The 1940 talkie version was directed by Leslie Arliss, son of stage star George Arliss. The story remained the same: A middle-aged widower ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Arliss  •  Norman Lee
CAST:  Basil Sydney  •  Wilfrid Lawson  •  Nora Swinburne  •  Patricia Roc

Eden Philpotts' "provincial" comic novel and play The Farmer's Wife was first filmed in the silent era by Alfred Hitchcock. The 1940 talkie version was directed by Leslie Arliss, son of stage star George Arliss. The story remained the same: A middle-aged widower ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leslie Arliss  •  Norman Lee
CAST:  Basil Sydney  •  Wilfrid Lawson  •  Nora Swinburne  •  Patricia Roc

The Outcast (1934)

A music-hall star and his best mate are conned out of their earnings (twice!) and left with nothing but a beloved greyhound.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Leslie Fuller  •  Mary Glynne  •  Hal Gordon  •  Jane Carr

A music-hall star and his best mate are conned out of their earnings (twice!) and left with nothing but a beloved greyhound.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Leslie Fuller  •  Mary Glynne  •  Hal Gordon  •  Jane Carr

The Pride of the Force (1933)

This lively comedy of 1933 provided an early film role for Leslie Fuller, and sees the wildly popular, rubber-faced actor and entertainer – once touted as Elstree's own Clark Gable – playing identical twins with very different ambitions: one is a policeman who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Leslie Fuller  •  Nan Bates  •  Patrick Aherne  •  Alf Goddard

This lively comedy of 1933 provided an early film role for Leslie Fuller, and sees the wildly popular, rubber-faced actor and entertainer – once touted as Elstree's own Clark Gable – playing identical twins with very different ambitions: one is a policeman who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Leslie Fuller  •  Nan Bates  •  Patrick Aherne  •  Alf Goddard

Kathleen Mavourneen (1937)

A hugely popular, much-adapted comedy in which a Liverpool lass visits family in rural Ireland and finds she has several rivals for her affections  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Sally O'Neil  •  Tom Burke  •  Sara Allgood  •  Arthur Lucan

A hugely popular, much-adapted comedy in which a Liverpool lass visits family in rural Ireland and finds she has several rivals for her affections  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Sally O'Neil  •  Tom Burke  •  Sara Allgood  •  Arthur Lucan

Royal Cavalcade (1935)

Made in commemoration and celebration of the Jubilee of King George V, this is the story of the first twenty-five years of his reign, told through the many travels of a penny that was minted in the year of his accession: 1910. Through a series of individual stories ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Brenon  •  Thomas Bentley  •  Norman Lee  •  Marcel Varnel  •  Walter Summers  •  W.P. Kellino
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Made in commemoration and celebration of the Jubilee of King George V, this is the story of the first twenty-five years of his reign, told through the many travels of a penny that was minted in the year of his accession: 1910. Through a series of individual stories ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Brenon  •  Thomas Bentley  •  Norman Lee  •  Marcel Varnel  •  Walter Summers  •  W.P. Kellino
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Murder in Soho (1939)

A London nightclub hostess (Sandra Storme) pretends to fall for the mobster (Jack La Rue) who killed her husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Jack La Rue  •  Sandra Storme  •  Bernard Lee  •  Martin Walker

A London nightclub hostess (Sandra Storme) pretends to fall for the mobster (Jack La Rue) who killed her husband.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Jack La Rue  •  Sandra Storme  •  Bernard Lee  •  Martin Walker

The Door with Seven Locks (1940)

A wealthy lord dies and is entombed with a valuable deposit of jewels. Seven keys are required to unlock the tomb and get hold of the treasure. A mad doctor uses an iron maiden to systematically eliminate the heirs to the fortune.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Leslie Banks  •  Lilli Palmer  •  Romilly Lunge  •  Gina Malo

A wealthy lord dies and is entombed with a valuable deposit of jewels. Seven keys are required to unlock the tomb and get hold of the treasure. A mad doctor uses an iron maiden to systematically eliminate the heirs to the fortune.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Leslie Banks  •  Lilli Palmer  •  Romilly Lunge  •  Gina Malo
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