Michael Redgrave

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sir Michael Scudamore Redgrave, CBE (20 March 1908 – 21 March 1985) was an English stage and film actor, director, manager and author. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Redgrave, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Battle of Britain (1969)

In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing the Nazi invasion of Britain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Hamilton
CAST:  Harry Andrews  •  Michael Caine  •  Trevor Howard  •  Curd Jürgens

In 1940, the Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle against the might of the Luftwaffe for control of the skies over Britain, thus preventing the Nazi invasion of Britain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Hamilton
CAST:  Harry Andrews  •  Michael Caine  •  Trevor Howard  •  Curd Jürgens

Dead of Night (1945)

Architect Walter Craig, seeking the possibility of some work at a country farmhouse, soon finds himself once again stuck in his recurring nightmare. Dreading the end of the dream that he knows is coming, he must first listen to all the assembled guests' own bizarre ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Crichton  •  Robert Hamer  •  Basil Dearden  •  Alberto Cavalcanti
CAST:  Mervyn Johns  •  Roland Culver  •  Mary Merrall  •  Googie Withers

Architect Walter Craig, seeking the possibility of some work at a country farmhouse, soon finds himself once again stuck in his recurring nightmare. Dreading the end of the dream that he knows is coming, he must first listen to all the assembled guests' own bizarre ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Crichton  •  Robert Hamer  •  Basil Dearden  •  Alberto Cavalcanti
CAST:  Mervyn Johns  •  Roland Culver  •  Mary Merrall  •  Googie Withers

Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969)

Academy Award-honoree Peter O'Toole stars in this musical classic about a prim English schoolmaster who learns to show his compassion through the help of an outgoing showgirl. O'Toole, who received his fourth Oscar-nomination for this performance, is joined by '60s ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Petula Clark  •  Michael Redgrave  •  Alison Leggatt

Academy Award-honoree Peter O'Toole stars in this musical classic about a prim English schoolmaster who learns to show his compassion through the help of an outgoing showgirl. O'Toole, who received his fourth Oscar-nomination for this performance, is joined by '60s ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Petula Clark  •  Michael Redgrave  •  Alison Leggatt

Mr. Arkadin (1955)

Claiming that he doesn't know his own past, a rich man enlists an ex-con with an odd bit of detective work. Gregory Arkadin says he can't remember anything before the late 1920s, and convict Guy Van Stratten is happy to take the job of exploring his new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Michael Redgrave  •  Patricia Medina  •  Akim Tamiroff

Claiming that he doesn't know his own past, a rich man enlists an ex-con with an odd bit of detective work. Gregory Arkadin says he can't remember anything before the late 1920s, and convict Guy Van Stratten is happy to take the job of exploring his new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Michael Redgrave  •  Patricia Medina  •  Akim Tamiroff

Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

Tsar Nicholas II, the inept last monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Michael Jayston  •  Janet Suzman  •  Roderic Noble  •  Ania Marson

Tsar Nicholas II, the inept last monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Michael Jayston  •  Janet Suzman  •  Roderic Noble  •  Ania Marson

Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)

Satire about the First World War based on a stage musical of the same name, portraying the "Game of War" and focusing mainly on the members of one family (last name Smith) who go off to war. Much of the action in the movie revolves around the words of the marching ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Maggie Smith  •  John Mills

Satire about the First World War based on a stage musical of the same name, portraying the "Game of War" and focusing mainly on the members of one family (last name Smith) who go off to war. Much of the action in the movie revolves around the words of the marching ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Maggie Smith  •  John Mills

Oh... Rosalinda!! (1955)

In post-war Vienna, Rosalinda and her husband become embroiled in a series of complicated escapades that puts their marital bliss at risk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  Anthony Quayle  •  Adolf Wohlbrück  •  Dennis Price  •  Ludmilla Tchérina

In post-war Vienna, Rosalinda and her husband become embroiled in a series of complicated escapades that puts their marital bliss at risk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  Anthony Quayle  •  Adolf Wohlbrück  •  Dennis Price  •  Ludmilla Tchérina

The Captive Heart (1946)

A series of stories about the lives and loves of nine men in a Prisoner of War Camp over five years. Location shooting in the British occupied part of Germany adds believability. The main story is of Hasek (Redgrave) a Czech soldier who needs to keep his identity a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Basil Dearden
CAST:  Michael Redgrave  •  Rachel Kempson  •  Frederick Leister  •  Mervyn Johns

A series of stories about the lives and loves of nine men in a Prisoner of War Camp over five years. Location shooting in the British occupied part of Germany adds believability. The main story is of Hasek (Redgrave) a Czech soldier who needs to keep his identity a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Basil Dearden
CAST:  Michael Redgrave  •  Rachel Kempson  •  Frederick Leister  •  Mervyn Johns

The Hill (1965)

North Africa, World War II. British soldiers on the brink of collapse push beyond endurance to struggle up a brutal incline. It's not a military objective. It's The Hill, a manmade instrument of torture, a tower of sand seared by a white-hot sun. And the troops' ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Harry Andrews  •  Ian Bannen  •  Alfred Lynch

North Africa, World War II. British soldiers on the brink of collapse push beyond endurance to struggle up a brutal incline. It's not a military objective. It's The Hill, a manmade instrument of torture, a tower of sand seared by a white-hot sun. And the troops' ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Sean Connery  •  Harry Andrews  •  Ian Bannen  •  Alfred Lynch

The Innocents (1961)

A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Clayton
CAST:  Deborah Kerr  •  Peter Wyngarde  •  Megs Jenkins  •  Michael Redgrave

A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Clayton
CAST:  Deborah Kerr  •  Peter Wyngarde  •  Megs Jenkins  •  Michael Redgrave

The Magic Box (1951)

Now old, ill, poor, and largely forgotten, William Freise-Greene was once very different. As young and handsome William Green he changed his name to include his first wife's so that it sounded more impressive for the photographic portrait work he was so good at. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Boulting
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Margaret Johnston  •  Maria Schell  •  Richard Attenborough

Now old, ill, poor, and largely forgotten, William Freise-Greene was once very different. As young and handsome William Green he changed his name to include his first wife's so that it sounded more impressive for the photographic portrait work he was so good at. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Boulting
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Margaret Johnston  •  Maria Schell  •  Richard Attenborough

The Quiet American (1958)

Cynical British journalist Fowler falls in love with a young Vietnamese woman, but is dismayed when a naïve U.S. official also begins vying for the girl’s attention. In retaliation, Fowler informs the communists that the American is selling arms to their enemy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Audie Murphy  •  Michael Redgrave  •  Claude Dauphin  •  Giorgia Moll

Cynical British journalist Fowler falls in love with a young Vietnamese woman, but is dismayed when a naïve U.S. official also begins vying for the girl’s attention. In retaliation, Fowler informs the communists that the American is selling arms to their enemy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Audie Murphy  •  Michael Redgrave  •  Claude Dauphin  •  Giorgia Moll

The Dam Busters (1955)

The story of the conception of a new British weapon for smashing the German dams in the Ruhr industrial complex and the execution of the raid by 617 Squadron 'The Dam Busters'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Michael Redgrave  •  Ursula Jeans  •  Robert Shaw

The story of the conception of a new British weapon for smashing the German dams in the Ruhr industrial complex and the execution of the raid by 617 Squadron 'The Dam Busters'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Michael Redgrave  •  Ursula Jeans  •  Robert Shaw

Alice in Wonderland (1966)

Alice in Wonderland (1966) is a BBC television play based on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. It was directed by Jonathan Miller, then most widely known for his appearance in the long-running satirical revue Beyond the Fringe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Miller
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  John Gielgud  •  Freda Dowie  •  Michael Redgrave

Alice in Wonderland (1966) is a BBC television play based on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. It was directed by Jonathan Miller, then most widely known for his appearance in the long-running satirical revue Beyond the Fringe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Miller
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  John Gielgud  •  Freda Dowie  •  Michael Redgrave

The Heroes of Telemark (1965)

Set in German-occupied Norway, resistance fighter Knut Straud enlists the reluctant physicist Rolf Pedersen in an effort to destroy the German heavy water production plant in rural Telemark.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Richard Harris  •  Ulla Jacobsson  •  Michael Redgrave

Set in German-occupied Norway, resistance fighter Knut Straud enlists the reluctant physicist Rolf Pedersen in an effort to destroy the German heavy water production plant in rural Telemark.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Richard Harris  •  Ulla Jacobsson  •  Michael Redgrave

The Sea Shall Not Have Them (1954)

During autumn of 1944, an RAF Hudson carrying a VIP passenger in possession of highly secret information is shot down and ditches in the North Sea. Fighting the elements and trying to keep up morale, the occupants of the aircraft's dinghy talk about their lives ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Michael Redgrave  •  Dirk Bogarde  •  Jack Watling  •  Bonar Colleano

During autumn of 1944, an RAF Hudson carrying a VIP passenger in possession of highly secret information is shot down and ditches in the North Sea. Fighting the elements and trying to keep up morale, the occupants of the aircraft's dinghy talk about their lives ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Michael Redgrave  •  Dirk Bogarde  •  Jack Watling  •  Bonar Colleano

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

1984 (1956)

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In a totalitarian future society, a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  Edmond O'Brien  •  Jan Sterling  •  Michael Redgrave  •  Donald Pleasence

In a totalitarian future society, a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  Edmond O'Brien  •  Jan Sterling  •  Michael Redgrave  •  Donald Pleasence

Secret Beyond the Door (1947)

Fritz Lang’s psycho thriller tells the story of a woman who marries a stranger with a deadly hobby and through their love he attempts to fight off his obsessive-compulsive actions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Joan Bennett  •  Michael Redgrave  •  Anne Revere  •  Barbara O'Neil

Fritz Lang’s psycho thriller tells the story of a woman who marries a stranger with a deadly hobby and through their love he attempts to fight off his obsessive-compulsive actions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Joan Bennett  •  Michael Redgrave  •  Anne Revere  •  Barbara O'Neil

A Christmas Carol (1971)

Ebenezer Scrooge, a skinflint visited by the spirits of Christmas past, present and future one fateful Christmas Eve. It's up to them to help the old crab see the error of his ways. And they do, to the delight of Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Williams
CAST:  Alastair Sim  •  Michael Redgrave

Ebenezer Scrooge, a skinflint visited by the spirits of Christmas past, present and future one fateful Christmas Eve. It's up to them to help the old crab see the error of his ways. And they do, to the delight of Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Williams
CAST:  Alastair Sim  •  Michael Redgrave
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