Edward Rigby

Edward Rigby was a British character actor.

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A Canterbury Tale (1944)

Three modern day pilgrims investigate a bizarre crime in a small town on the way to Canterbury.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  Eric Portman  •  Sheila Sim  •  Dennis Price  •  John Sweet

Three modern day pilgrims investigate a bizarre crime in a small town on the way to Canterbury.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  Eric Portman  •  Sheila Sim  •  Dennis Price  •  John Sweet

Major Barbara (1941)

A young and idealistic woman, who has adopted the Salvation Army and whose father is an armament industrialist, will save more souls directing her father's business. A comedy with social commentary.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gabriel Pascal
CAST:  Wendy Hiller  •  Rex Harrison  •  Robert Morley  •  Robert Newton

A young and idealistic woman, who has adopted the Salvation Army and whose father is an armament industrialist, will save more souls directing her father's business. A comedy with social commentary.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gabriel Pascal
CAST:  Wendy Hiller  •  Rex Harrison  •  Robert Morley  •  Robert Newton

Went the Day Well? (1942)

The quiet village of Bramley End is taken over by German troops posing as Royal Engineers. Their task is to disrupt England's radar network in preparation for a full scale German invasion. Once the villagers discover the true identity of the troops, they do ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alberto Cavalcanti
CAST:  Leslie Banks  •  Mervyn Johns  •  Marie Lohr  •  Basil Sydney

The quiet village of Bramley End is taken over by German troops posing as Royal Engineers. Their task is to disrupt England's radar network in preparation for a full scale German invasion. Once the villagers discover the true identity of the troops, they do ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alberto Cavalcanti
CAST:  Leslie Banks  •  Mervyn Johns  •  Marie Lohr  •  Basil Sydney

Young and Innocent (1937)

Robert Tisdall finds on the beach the corpse of a woman he knew. Others wrongly conclude that he is the murderer. Fleeing, he desperately attempts to prove that he is not the killer. A young woman becomes embroiled in the effort.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Nova Pilbeam  •  Derrick De Marney  •  Percy Marmont  •  Edward Rigby

Robert Tisdall finds on the beach the corpse of a woman he knew. Others wrongly conclude that he is the murderer. Fleeing, he desperately attempts to prove that he is not the killer. A young woman becomes embroiled in the effort.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Nova Pilbeam  •  Derrick De Marney  •  Percy Marmont  •  Edward Rigby

Perfect Strangers (1945)

After World War II service changes them, a married couple dread their postwar reunion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexander Korda
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Glynis Johns  •  Ann Todd

After World War II service changes them, a married couple dread their postwar reunion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexander Korda
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Glynis Johns  •  Ann Todd

The Happiest Days of Your Life (1950)

Nutbourne College, an old established, all-boys, boarding school is told that another school is to be billeted with due to wartime restrictions. The shock is that it's an all-girls school that has been sent. The two head teachers are soon battling for the upper ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Launder
CAST:  Alastair Sim  •  Margaret Rutherford  •  John Turnbull  •  Richard Wattis

Nutbourne College, an old established, all-boys, boarding school is told that another school is to be billeted with due to wartime restrictions. The shock is that it's an all-girls school that has been sent. The two head teachers are soon battling for the upper ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Launder
CAST:  Alastair Sim  •  Margaret Rutherford  •  John Turnbull  •  Richard Wattis

No Limit (1935)

George Shuttleworth is convinced that he has the talent to win the Isle of Man TT races, despite what his neighbours back home in Wigan may think. During the trials, the brakes go on George's bike, 'The Shuttleworth Snap', which he made himself. As a result, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Monty Banks
CAST:  George Formby  •  Florence Desmond  •  Howard Douglas  •  Beatrix Fielden-Kaye

George Shuttleworth is convinced that he has the talent to win the Isle of Man TT races, despite what his neighbours back home in Wigan may think. During the trials, the brakes go on George's bike, 'The Shuttleworth Snap', which he made himself. As a result, he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Monty Banks
CAST:  George Formby  •  Florence Desmond  •  Howard Douglas  •  Beatrix Fielden-Kaye

The Proud Valley (1940)

In a Welsh coal mining valley, a young man with a beautiful singing voice is called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice when a pit disaster threatens.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pen Tennyson
CAST:  Paul Robeson  •  Rachel Thomas  •  Edward Chapman  •  Simon Lack

In a Welsh coal mining valley, a young man with a beautiful singing voice is called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice when a pit disaster threatens.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pen Tennyson
CAST:  Paul Robeson  •  Rachel Thomas  •  Edward Chapman  •  Simon Lack

A Yank at Oxford (1938)

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Lee Sheridan, a young American comes to study at Oxford University, but is instantly disliked by the other students, because of his brash and big-headed attitude. After several scrapes with the college professors, and the wife of the local book seller, he becomes a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Vivien Leigh

Lee Sheridan, a young American comes to study at Oxford University, but is instantly disliked by the other students, because of his brash and big-headed attitude. After several scrapes with the college professors, and the wife of the local book seller, he becomes a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Conway
CAST:  Robert Taylor  •  Lionel Barrymore  •  Maureen O'Sullivan  •  Vivien Leigh

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

Don't Take It to Heart (1944)

A stray World War Two bomb releases the ghost of the 3rd Earl of Chaunduyt after 400 years. A visiting professor, while wooing the beautiful Lady Mary, daughter of the present Earl, finds him an ally in his fight on behalf of the villagers to protect their ancient ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Dell
CAST:  Richard Greene  •  Richard Bird  •  David Horne  •  Patricia Medina

A stray World War Two bomb releases the ghost of the 3rd Earl of Chaunduyt after 400 years. A visiting professor, while wooing the beautiful Lady Mary, daughter of the present Earl, finds him an ally in his fight on behalf of the villagers to protect their ancient ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Dell
CAST:  Richard Greene  •  Richard Bird  •  David Horne  •  Patricia Medina

Let the People Sing (1942)

An out-of-work comedian persuades a drunken nobleman to join a protest against the closing of a village hall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Baxter
CAST:  Alastair Sim  •  Fred Emney  •  Edward Rigby  •  Oliver Wakefield

An out-of-work comedian persuades a drunken nobleman to join a protest against the closing of a village hall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Baxter
CAST:  Alastair Sim  •  Fred Emney  •  Edward Rigby  •  Oliver Wakefield

Get Cracking (1943)

Get Cracking is a 1943 British comedy war film, directed by Marcel Varnel and starring Dinah Sheridan, Ronald Shiner and George Formby. It was produced by Marcel Varnel, Ben Henry and Columbia (British) Productions. This comedy explores the wayward rivalry between ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcel Varnel
CAST:  George Formby  •  Dinah Sheridan  •  Edward Rigby  •  Ronald Shiner

Get Cracking is a 1943 British comedy war film, directed by Marcel Varnel and starring Dinah Sheridan, Ronald Shiner and George Formby. It was produced by Marcel Varnel, Ben Henry and Columbia (British) Productions. This comedy explores the wayward rivalry between ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcel Varnel
CAST:  George Formby  •  Dinah Sheridan  •  Edward Rigby  •  Ronald Shiner

Salute John Citizen (1942)

A typical working family have to cope with living through the Blitz, adapting to its privations, and eventually making the ultimate sacrifice for king & country.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Elvey
CAST:  Edward Rigby  •  Mabel Constanduros  •  Jimmy Hanley  •  Peggy Cummins

A typical working family have to cope with living through the Blitz, adapting to its privations, and eventually making the ultimate sacrifice for king & country.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Elvey
CAST:  Edward Rigby  •  Mabel Constanduros  •  Jimmy Hanley  •  Peggy Cummins

There Ain't No Justice (1939)

A young boxer falls in with a crooked fight promoter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pen Tennyson
CAST:  Jimmy Hanley  •  Edward Rigby  •  Mary Clare  •  Phyllis Stanley

A young boxer falls in with a crooked fight promoter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pen Tennyson
CAST:  Jimmy Hanley  •  Edward Rigby  •  Mary Clare  •  Phyllis Stanley

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

Sailors Don't Care (1940)

Boat building father and son join the river patrol service and get caught-up in a spy ring.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oswald Mitchell
CAST:  Tom Gamble  •  Edward Rigby  •  Jean Gillie  •  Michael Wilding

Boat building father and son join the river patrol service and get caught-up in a spy ring.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oswald Mitchell
CAST:  Tom Gamble  •  Edward Rigby  •  Jean Gillie  •  Michael Wilding

The Ware Case (1938)

An aristocrat won't economize, then his rich brother in law is found murdered in the grounds of the aristocrat's house  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Clive Brook  •  Jane Baxter  •  Barry K. Barnes  •  C. V. France

An aristocrat won't economize, then his rich brother in law is found murdered in the grounds of the aristocrat's house  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Clive Brook  •  Jane Baxter  •  Barry K. Barnes  •  C. V. France

Into the Blue (1950)

Enjoying a holiday in the sun, Mr and Mrs Fergusson are relaxing on board a chartered yacht off the coast of France - their only crew, the skipper-owner and his adopted daughter. On taking a turn around the deck, Mr Fergusson is rather put-out to discover a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Michael Wilding  •  Odile Versois  •  Jack Hulbert  •  Constance Cummings

Enjoying a holiday in the sun, Mr and Mrs Fergusson are relaxing on board a chartered yacht off the coast of France - their only crew, the skipper-owner and his adopted daughter. On taking a turn around the deck, Mr Fergusson is rather put-out to discover a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Michael Wilding  •  Odile Versois  •  Jack Hulbert  •  Constance Cummings

All Over the Town (1949)

Newspaper reporter Nat Hearn returns home after serving in the Royal Air Force during World War II. When one of the paper's owners dies, the man's partner and son offers Nat a position as editor in return for his financial backing. But Nat's reluctance to shy away ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Derek N. Twist
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Newspaper reporter Nat Hearn returns home after serving in the Royal Air Force during World War II. When one of the paper's owners dies, the man's partner and son offers Nat a position as editor in return for his financial backing. But Nat's reluctance to shy away ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Derek N. Twist
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