Muriel George

Muriel George was an English singer and film actress who appeared in 55 films between 1932 and 1955, as well as on the variety stage and on radio with her second husband Ernest Butcher.

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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

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

Mozart biopic.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Basil Dean
CAST:  Stephen Haggard  •  Victoria Hopper  •  John Loder  •  Jean Cadell

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

Crackerjack (1938)

London has become enthralled by the antics of the contemporary Robin Hood, but when a band of bad guys start framing him for their misdeeds, the hero has to catch the criminals and clear his name.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Albert de Courville
CAST:  Tom Walls  •  Lilli Palmer  •  Noel Madison  •  Leon M. Lion

London has become enthralled by the antics of the contemporary Robin Hood, but when a band of bad guys start framing him for their misdeeds, the hero has to catch the criminals and clear his name.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Albert de Courville
CAST:  Tom Walls  •  Lilli Palmer  •  Noel Madison  •  Leon M. Lion

Busman's Holiday (1936)

A bus conductor and his driver manage to round up a gang of criminals.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maclean Rogers
CAST:  Wally Patch  •  Gus McNaughton  •  Muriel George  •  H.F. Maltby

A bus conductor and his driver manage to round up a gang of criminals.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maclean Rogers
CAST:  Wally Patch  •  Gus McNaughton  •  Muriel George  •  H.F. Maltby

A Song for You (1934)

Riccardo Gatti, an Italian opera singer and lover-divine with voice to match, is the idol of all the women in Vienna,and is the man every woman is after. So, what's wrong with Mary Newberg, who keeps running away from him ?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Elvey
CAST:  Jan Kiepura  •  Aileen Marson  •  Emlyn Williams  •  Sonnie Hale

Riccardo Gatti, an Italian opera singer and lover-divine with voice to match, is the idol of all the women in Vienna,and is the man every woman is after. So, what's wrong with Mary Newberg, who keeps running away from him ?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Elvey
CAST:  Jan Kiepura  •  Aileen Marson  •  Emlyn Williams  •  Sonnie Hale

Talking Feet (1937)

An east London fishmonger's young daughter (Hazel Ascot) is so grateful to Dr Hood (John Stuart) for saving her dog Patch after a road accident that she persuades her dad and various friends to help stage a concert at the local Hippodrome to raise money to save the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Baxter
CAST:  Hazel Ascot  •  Jack Barty  •  Davy Burnaby  •  Enid Stamp-Taylor

An east London fishmonger's young daughter (Hazel Ascot) is so grateful to Dr Hood (John Stuart) for saving her dog Patch after a road accident that she persuades her dad and various friends to help stage a concert at the local Hippodrome to raise money to save the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Baxter
CAST:  Hazel Ascot  •  Jack Barty  •  Davy Burnaby  •  Enid Stamp-Taylor

The Dancing Years (1950)

The episodic story of a composer of operettas, Rudi Kleiber, in in old Viennese days, and the two women in his life; Maria Zeitler, his sweetheart, later mistress, lost love, an operetta star, and his first patron, and the mother of a son he did not know he had; ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold French
CAST:  Dennis Price  •  Gisèle Préville  •  Patricia Dainton  •  Anthony Nicholls

The episodic story of a composer of operettas, Rudi Kleiber, in in old Viennese days, and the two women in his life; Maria Zeitler, his sweetheart, later mistress, lost love, an operetta star, and his first patron, and the mother of a son he did not know he had; ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold French
CAST:  Dennis Price  •  Gisèle Préville  •  Patricia Dainton  •  Anthony Nicholls

Mr. Proudfoot Shows a Light (1941)

Humorously using the arrogant and bumbling Mr. Proudfoot, this film serves a dual purpose of emphasizing the importance of obeying blackout hours, as well as easing the stress of the time period by encouraging laughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Mason
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Muriel George  •  Wylie Watson  •  Noel Dainton

Humorously using the arrogant and bumbling Mr. Proudfoot, this film serves a dual purpose of emphasizing the importance of obeying blackout hours, as well as easing the stress of the time period by encouraging laughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Mason
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Muriel George  •  Wylie Watson  •  Noel Dainton

Doctor Syn (1937)

A highly respected clergyman is actually a former pirate who exacts vigilante justice in this British production.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy William Neill
CAST:  George Arliss  •  Margaret Lockwood  •  John Loder  •  Roy Emerton

A highly respected clergyman is actually a former pirate who exacts vigilante justice in this British production.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy William Neill
CAST:  George Arliss  •  Margaret Lockwood  •  John Loder  •  Roy Emerton

Kiss the Bride Goodbye (1945)

Working-class girl Joan Dodd's plan to marry Jack Fowler is thwarted when her mother Gladys interferes. Hoping to improve her daughter's social status, Gladys arranges for Joan to wed her boss Adolphus Pickering while Jack is away at war. Jack arrives home to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul L. Stein
CAST:  Patricia Medina  •  Jimmy Hanley  •  Frederick Leister  •  Marie Lohr

Working-class girl Joan Dodd's plan to marry Jack Fowler is thwarted when her mother Gladys interferes. Hoping to improve her daughter's social status, Gladys arranges for Joan to wed her boss Adolphus Pickering while Jack is away at war. Jack arrives home to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul L. Stein
CAST:  Patricia Medina  •  Jimmy Hanley  •  Frederick Leister  •  Marie Lohr

Simon and Laura (1955)

Bickering married performers agree to star in a "Mr. and Mrs." TV show. Director Muriel Box's 1956 British comedy also stars Muriel Pavlow, Ian Carmichael, Maurice Denham and Richard Wattis.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Muriel Box
CAST:  Peter Finch  •  Kay Kendall  •  Muriel Pavlow  •  Hubert Gregg

Bickering married performers agree to star in a "Mr. and Mrs." TV show. Director Muriel Box's 1956 British comedy also stars Muriel Pavlow, Ian Carmichael, Maurice Denham and Richard Wattis.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Muriel Box
CAST:  Peter Finch  •  Kay Kendall  •  Muriel Pavlow  •  Hubert Gregg

Quiet Wedding (1941)

A young couple become engaged, but enjoy a number of comedic aventures before their wedding day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Asquith
CAST:  Margaret Lockwood  •  Derek Farr  •  Marjorie Fielding  •  Athene Seyler

A young couple become engaged, but enjoy a number of comedic aventures before their wedding day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Asquith
CAST:  Margaret Lockwood  •  Derek Farr  •  Marjorie Fielding  •  Athene Seyler

Nell Gwyn (1934)

King Charles II first meets Nell Gwyn after seeing her do a turn at Drury Lane. They soon become close, the King preferring her feisty irreverent company to that of the aristocratic French Duchess of Portsmouth. Nell becomes his most loyal subject, while ever-ready ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Moore Marriott  •  Jeanne De Casalis

King Charles II first meets Nell Gwyn after seeing her do a turn at Drury Lane. They soon become close, the King preferring her feisty irreverent company to that of the aristocratic French Duchess of Portsmouth. Nell becomes his most loyal subject, while ever-ready ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Moore Marriott  •  Jeanne De Casalis

The Briggs Family (1940)

During the Second World War, a special constable and former solicitor is called upon to defend his son who is accused of the theft of a car  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Mason
CAST:  Edward Chapman  •  Jane Baxter  •  Oliver Wakefield  •  Mary Clare

During the Second World War, a special constable and former solicitor is called upon to defend his son who is accused of the theft of a car  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Mason
CAST:  Edward Chapman  •  Jane Baxter  •  Oliver Wakefield  •  Mary Clare

Bond Street (1948)

Charts the events occurring during a typical 24-hour period on London’s thoroughfare Bond Street. Linking the four stories together is the impending wedding of society girl Hazel Court and Robert Flemyng.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Parry
CAST:  Jean Kent  •  Roland Young  •  Kathleen Harrison  •  Derek Farr

Charts the events occurring during a typical 24-hour period on London’s thoroughfare Bond Street. Linking the four stories together is the impending wedding of society girl Hazel Court and Robert Flemyng.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Parry
CAST:  Jean Kent  •  Roland Young  •  Kathleen Harrison  •  Derek Farr

They Flew Alone (1942)

The story of flyer Amy Johnson the girl from Yorkshire who won the hearts of the British public in the 1930s with her record-breaking solo flights around the world. Her marriage to fellow aviator Jim Mallison was less noteworthy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Robert Newton  •  Edward Chapman  •  Nora Swinburne

The story of flyer Amy Johnson the girl from Yorkshire who won the hearts of the British public in the 1930s with her record-breaking solo flights around the world. Her marriage to fellow aviator Jim Mallison was less noteworthy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Robert Newton  •  Edward Chapman  •  Nora Swinburne

Freedom Radio (1941)

Hitler's doctor is gradually realising that the Nazi regime isn't as good as it pretends to be when his friends start to "disappear" into the camps. His wife is courted by the party and accepts a political post in Berlin. Meanwhile Dr Karl decides to try to do ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Asquith
CAST:  Clive Brook  •  Diana Wynyard  •  Raymond Huntley  •  Derek Farr

Hitler's doctor is gradually realising that the Nazi regime isn't as good as it pretends to be when his friends start to "disappear" into the camps. His wife is courted by the party and accepts a political post in Berlin. Meanwhile Dr Karl decides to try to do ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Asquith
CAST:  Clive Brook  •  Diana Wynyard  •  Raymond Huntley  •  Derek Farr

When The Bough Breaks (1947)

The bewildered wife of a bigamist allows her child to be adopted and then regrets it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Huntington
CAST:  Patricia Roc  •  Rosamund John  •  Bill Owen  •  Brenda Bruce

The bewildered wife of a bigamist allows her child to be adopted and then regrets it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Huntington
CAST:  Patricia Roc  •  Rosamund John  •  Bill Owen  •  Brenda Bruce
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