Anna Lee

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Anna Lee, MBE (2 January 1913 – 14 May 2004), born Joan Boniface Winnifrith, was an English actress. Description above from the Wikipedia article Anna Lee, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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The Sound of Music (1965)

MusicalClassicCharmingEnjoyable

In the years before the Second World War, a tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music into the home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Eleanor Parker  •  Bill Lee

In the years before the Second World War, a tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music into the home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Wise
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Eleanor Parker  •  Bill Lee

Fort Apache (1948)

In John Ford's sombre exploration the mythology of American heroes, he slowly reveals the character of Owen Thursday, who sees his new posting to the desolate Fort Apache as a chance to claim the military honour which he believes is rightfully his. Arrogant, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Henry Fonda  •  Shirley Temple  •  Pedro Armendáriz

In John Ford's sombre exploration the mythology of American heroes, he slowly reveals the character of Owen Thursday, who sees his new posting to the desolate Fort Apache as a chance to claim the military honour which he believes is rightfully his. Arrogant, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Henry Fonda  •  Shirley Temple  •  Pedro Armendáriz

How Green Was My Valley (1941)

At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans (he stern, she gentle) raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Walter Pidgeon  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Anna Lee  •  Donald Crisp

At the turn of the century in a Welsh mining village, the Morgans (he stern, she gentle) raise coal-mining sons and hope their youngest will find a better life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  Walter Pidgeon  •  Maureen O'Hara  •  Anna Lee  •  Donald Crisp

In Like Flint (1967)

Flint is again called out of retirement when his old boss finds that he seems to have missed 90 seconds while golfing with the president. Flint finds that the president has been replaced by an actor (Flint's line [with a wistful look] is "An Actor as President?") ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  James Coburn  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Jean Hale  •  Andrew Duggan

Flint is again called out of retirement when his old boss finds that he seems to have missed 90 seconds while golfing with the president. Flint finds that the president has been replaced by an actor (Flint's line [with a wistful look] is "An Actor as President?") ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  James Coburn  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Jean Hale  •  Andrew Duggan

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)

Tear-jerkerClassicCharmingRomantic

In 1900, strong-willed widow Lucy Muir goes to live in Gull Cottage by the British seaside, even though it appears to be haunted. Sure enough, that very night she meets the ghost of crusty former owner Captain Gregg...and refuses to be scared off. Indeed, they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Gene Tierney  •  Rex Harrison  •  George Sanders  •  Edna Best

In 1900, strong-willed widow Lucy Muir goes to live in Gull Cottage by the British seaside, even though it appears to be haunted. Sure enough, that very night she meets the ghost of crusty former owner Captain Gregg...and refuses to be scared off. Indeed, they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph L. Mankiewicz
CAST:  Gene Tierney  •  Rex Harrison  •  George Sanders  •  Edna Best

The Horse Soldiers (1959)

A Union Cavalry outfit is sent behind confederate lines in strength to destroy a rail supply center. Along with them is sent a doctor who causes instant antipathy between him and the commander. The secret plan for the mission is overheard by a southern belle who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  William Holden  •  Constance Towers  •  Judson Pratt

A Union Cavalry outfit is sent behind confederate lines in strength to destroy a rail supply center. Along with them is sent a doctor who causes instant antipathy between him and the commander. The secret plan for the mission is overheard by a southern belle who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  William Holden  •  Constance Towers  •  Judson Pratt

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

ClassicDramaticPowerful

A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  James Stewart  •  Vera Miles  •  Lee Marvin

A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  John Wayne  •  James Stewart  •  Vera Miles  •  Lee Marvin

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

EmotionalScaryPowerfulDisturbing

Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their relationship affected by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Joan Crawford  •  Victor Buono  •  Wesley Addy

Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their relationship affected by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Aldrich
CAST:  Bette Davis  •  Joan Crawford  •  Victor Buono  •  Wesley Addy

The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)

Majestic mountains are in the background and a waterfall in the foreground. Is that a canoe on the river? No it's a cradle with a baby. The buoyant Molly Brown has survived the first crisis of her life -- a flood. Sixteen years later she sets out to make her way in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Debbie Reynolds  •  Harve Presnell  •  Ed Begley  •  Jack Kruschen

Majestic mountains are in the background and a waterfall in the foreground. Is that a canoe on the river? No it's a cradle with a baby. The buoyant Molly Brown has survived the first crisis of her life -- a flood. Sixteen years later she sets out to make her way in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Debbie Reynolds  •  Harve Presnell  •  Ed Begley  •  Jack Kruschen

Hangmen Also Die! (1943)

During the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia, surgeon Dr. Franticek Svoboda, a Czech patriot, assassinates the brutal "Hangman of Europe", Reichsprotektor Reinhard Heydrich, and is wounded in the process. In his attempt to escape, he is helped by history professor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Brian Donlevy  •  Walter Brennan  •  Anna Lee  •  Gene Lockhart

During the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia, surgeon Dr. Franticek Svoboda, a Czech patriot, assassinates the brutal "Hangman of Europe", Reichsprotektor Reinhard Heydrich, and is wounded in the process. In his attempt to escape, he is helped by history professor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fritz Lang
CAST:  Brian Donlevy  •  Walter Brennan  •  Anna Lee  •  Gene Lockhart

Two Rode Together (1961)

Two tough westerners bring home a group of settlers who have spent years as Comanche hostages.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Richard Widmark  •  Shirley Jones  •  Linda Cristal

Two tough westerners bring home a group of settlers who have spent years as Comanche hostages.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Ford
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Richard Widmark  •  Shirley Jones  •  Linda Cristal

Summer Storm (1944)

Linda Darnell plays a beautiful Russian peasant in this moody Sirk melodrama, based on Chekhov's "The Shooting Party." Trying to pull herself out of serf-ish poverty, she works her charms on an engaged aristocrat (George Sanders) with tragic results.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Sirk
CAST:  Linda Darnell  •  George Sanders  •  Anna Lee  •  Hugo Haas

Linda Darnell plays a beautiful Russian peasant in this moody Sirk melodrama, based on Chekhov's "The Shooting Party." Trying to pull herself out of serf-ish poverty, she works her charms on an engaged aristocrat (George Sanders) with tragic results.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Sirk
CAST:  Linda Darnell  •  George Sanders  •  Anna Lee  •  Hugo Haas

Prison Warden (1949)

The new warden (Warner Baxter) of a bad prison finds his biggest problem is his wife (Anna Lee).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Seymour Friedman
CAST:  Warner Baxter  •  Anna Lee  •  Harlan Warde  •  James Flavin

The new warden (Warner Baxter) of a bad prison finds his biggest problem is his wife (Anna Lee).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Seymour Friedman
CAST:  Warner Baxter  •  Anna Lee  •  Harlan Warde  •  James Flavin

His Lordship (1932)

The commoner is a happy cockney plumber by the name of Bert Gibbs. Bert comes into contact with the celebrated Russian movie star Ilya Myona. Desperate for publicity and aware that nobility make for good copy, Ilya persuades Bert to pose as her fiancé (with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell
CAST:  Jerry Verno  •  Janet McGrew  •  Ben Welden  •  Polly Ward

The commoner is a happy cockney plumber by the name of Bert Gibbs. Bert comes into contact with the celebrated Russian movie star Ilya Myona. Desperate for publicity and aware that nobility make for good copy, Ilya persuades Bert to pose as her fiancé (with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell
CAST:  Jerry Verno  •  Janet McGrew  •  Ben Welden  •  Polly Ward

Jet Over The Atlantic (1959)

Director Byron Haskin's 1960 airplane-in jeopardy drama stars Guy Madison, Virginia Mayo, George Raft, Ilona Massey, Margaret Lindsay, George Macready, Brett Halsey, Anna Lee and Mary Anderson.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Byron Haskin
CAST:  Guy Madison  •  Virginia Mayo  •  George Raft  •  Ilona Massey

Director Byron Haskin's 1960 airplane-in jeopardy drama stars Guy Madison, Virginia Mayo, George Raft, Ilona Massey, Margaret Lindsay, George Macready, Brett Halsey, Anna Lee and Mary Anderson.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Byron Haskin
CAST:  Guy Madison  •  Virginia Mayo  •  George Raft  •  Ilona Massey

The Camels Are Coming (1934)

A British officer in the Camel Corps in Egypt goes undercover to investigate a gang of drug smugglers. He enlists the aid of a female pilot to help break up the gang.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson  •  Tim Whelan
CAST:  Jack Hulbert  •  Anna Lee  •  Hartley Power  •  Harold Huth

A British officer in the Camel Corps in Egypt goes undercover to investigate a gang of drug smugglers. He enlists the aid of a female pilot to help break up the gang.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson  •  Tim Whelan
CAST:  Jack Hulbert  •  Anna Lee  •  Hartley Power  •  Harold Huth

Heat Wave (1935)

Musical comedy telling the hilarious story of greengrocer Albert Speed’s (Albert Burdon) adventures with would-be revolutionaries in a mythical South American banana republic. He becomes mistaken for a gun-runner, and problems arise when Albert begins using the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Elvey
CAST:  Albert Burdon  •  Cyril Maude  •  Lester Allen  •  Anna Lee

Musical comedy telling the hilarious story of greengrocer Albert Speed’s (Albert Burdon) adventures with would-be revolutionaries in a mythical South American banana republic. He becomes mistaken for a gun-runner, and problems arise when Albert begins using the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Elvey
CAST:  Albert Burdon  •  Cyril Maude  •  Lester Allen  •  Anna Lee

O.H.M.S. (1937)

American racketeer Jimmie Dean travels to England, where he assumes the identity of a Canadian whom he has been falsely accused of murdering. Jimmie is then forced to join the British army in the dead man's place. He falls in love with the Canadian's childhood ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  John Mills  •  Wallace Ford  •  Anna Lee  •  Grace Bradley

American racketeer Jimmie Dean travels to England, where he assumes the identity of a Canadian whom he has been falsely accused of murdering. Jimmie is then forced to join the British army in the dead man's place. He falls in love with the Canadian's childhood ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  John Mills  •  Wallace Ford  •  Anna Lee  •  Grace Bradley

The Man Who Changed His Mind (1936)

Dr. Laurence, a once-respectable scientist, begins to research the origin of the mind and the soul. The science community rejects him, and he risks losing everything for which he has worked. He begins to use his discoveries to save his research and further his own ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Boris Karloff  •  Anna Lee  •  John Loder  •  Frank Cellier

Dr. Laurence, a once-respectable scientist, begins to research the origin of the mind and the soul. The science community rejects him, and he risks losing everything for which he has worked. He begins to use his discoveries to save his research and further his own ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Boris Karloff  •  Anna Lee  •  John Loder  •  Frank Cellier

The Four Just Men (1939)

The Four Men of the title are British WWI veterans who decide to work secretly against enemies of the country. They aren't above a bit of murder or sabotage to serve their ends, but they consider themselves to be true patriots.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Forde
CAST:  Hugh Sinclair  •  Griffith Jones  •  Francis L. Sullivan  •  Frank Lawton

The Four Men of the title are British WWI veterans who decide to work secretly against enemies of the country. They aren't above a bit of murder or sabotage to serve their ends, but they consider themselves to be true patriots.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Forde
CAST:  Hugh Sinclair  •  Griffith Jones  •  Francis L. Sullivan  •  Frank Lawton
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