Search results for "David Tomlinson"

Mary Poppins (1964) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Mar 1998

A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Dick Van Dyke  •  David Tomlinson  •  Glynis Johns

Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971) RT 63% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Three children evacuated from London during World War II are forced to stay with an eccentric spinster (Eglantine Price). The children's initial fears disappear when they find ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Angela Lansbury  •  David Tomlinson  •  Roddy McDowall  •  Sam Jaffe

Miranda (1948) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Jul 2011

A young married physician discovers a mermaid, and gives into her request to be taken to see London. Comedy and romantic entanglements ensue soon after.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Glynis Johns  •  Googie Withers  •  Griffith Jones  •  John McCallum

The Love Bug (1968) RT 75% / Audience 66%

DVD release: May 2003

Herbie is a car - but no ordinary car. The story follows the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own from the showroom to the race track, with various close escapes in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Dean Jones  •  Michele Lee  •  Buddy Hackett  •  Joe Flynn

The Magic Box (1951) RT Audience 76%

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 ...  (more)

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

Tom Jones (1963) RT 83% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Oct 1997

Tom loves Sophie and Sophie loves Tom. But Tom and Sophie are of differering classes. Can they find a way through the mayhem to be true to love?  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tony Richardson
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Susannah York  •  Hugh Griffith  •  Edith Evans

The Wooden Horse (1950) RT Audience 84%

True story of three British POWs and their attempt to escape from Nazi Germany  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
CAST:  Leo Genn  •  David Tomlinson  •  Anthony Steel  •  David Greene

"Pimpernel" Smith (1941)

Eccentric Cambridge archaeologist Horatio Smith (Howard) takes a group of British and American archaeology students to pre-war Nazi Germany to help in his excavations. His ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Leslie Howard
CAST:  Leslie Howard  •  Francis L. Sullivan  •  Mary Morris  •  Hugh McDermott

The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980) RT 20% / Audience 46%

Fu Manchu's 168th birthday celebration is dampened when a hapless flunky spills Fu's age-regressing elixir vitae. Fu sends his lackeys to round up ingredients for a new batch ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Peter Sellers  •  Richard Quine  •  Piers Haggard
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Helen Mirren  •  David Tomlinson  •  Sid Caesar

The Way to the Stars (1945) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: May 2011

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. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Anthony Asquith
CAST:  Michael Redgrave  •  John Mills  •  Rosamund John  •  Stanley Holloway

So Long at the Fair (1950) RT Audience 72%

Vicky Barton and her brother, Johnny, take a trip to the 1896 Paris Exhibition. They both sleep in seperate rooms in a hotel. When the sister gets up the next morning, she ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Terence Fisher  •  Antony Darnborough
CAST:  Jean Simmons  •  Dirk Bogarde  •  David Tomlinson  •  Marcel Poncin

City Under the Sea (1965)

A chance discovery leads American mining engineer Ben Harris and acquaintance Harold to discover a lost city under the sea while searching for their kidnapped friend Jill. ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Jacques Tourneur
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  David Tomlinson  •  Tab Hunter  •  Susan Hart

My Brother's Keeper (1948) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: May 2005

War hero turned villain George Martin escapes from prison, but he is handcuffed to a naive young crook Willie Stannard. After using a clever plan to obtain railway tickets, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Roome
CAST:  Jack Warner  •  Jane Hylton  •  David Tomlinson  •  Bill Owen

Made in Heaven (1952) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jan 1991

Residents of the small English village of Dunmow react in comical ways when the Topham family hires a beautiful and young Hungarian maid.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Paddy Carstairs
CAST:  David Tomlinson  •  Petula Clark  •  Zonja Ziemann  •  Athene Seyler

Marry Me! (1949)

The stories of several individuals who consult a marriage bureau, including a peer of the realm, his butler, a lonely school teacher, a French girl on the run from a violent ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Terence Fisher
CAST:  Susan Shaw  •  Derek Bond  •  Patrick Holt  •  Carol Marsh

Dominique (1979)

The wife of a greedy man comes back to haunt him after he scares her to death in this horror-thriller. He is after her money and must try several times before he finally ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Anderson
CAST:  Cliff Robertson  •  Jean Simmons  •  Jenny Agutter  •  Simon Ward

Quiet Wedding (1941)

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

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

Three Men in a Boat (1956) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Sep 2007

Three London gentlemen take a vacation rowing down the Thames, encountering various mishaps and misadventures along the way.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Jimmy Edwards  •  Laurence Harvey  •  David Tomlinson  •  Shirley Eaton

The Chiltern Hundreds (1949)

Young Viscount Tony Pym wangles National Service leave on the pretext of standing as a Tory candidate for a local seat held by his family for generations. The request is a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Paddy Carstairs
CAST:  Cecil Parker  •  David Tomlinson  •  Marjorie Fielding  •  Tom Macaulay

Helter Skelter (1949) RT 100% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Apr 2004

A detective gets involved with a wealthy socialite who can't seem to stop hiccuping.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ralph Thomas
CAST:  Carol Marsh  •  David Tomlinson  •  Mervyn Johns  •  Richard Hearne