Search results for "Eliot Makeham"

Scrooge (1951) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Ebeneezer Scrooge (Alastair Sim) contentedly meanders through his life as a cruel miser until one fateful Christmas Eve when he is visited by three ghosts. The spirits show ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Brian Desmond Hurst
CAST:  Alastair Sim  •  Kathleen Harrison  •  Mervyn Johns  •  Hermione Baddeley

A Canterbury Tale (1944) RT 85% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jul 2006

Three people arrive in a village in Southern England in the early years of World War 2. Alison Smith is a London girl who is due to start working on a farm as a 'Land Girl'. ...  (more)

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

Man with a Million (1954)

An impoverished American sailor is fortunate enough to be passing the house of two rich gentlemen who have conceived the crazy idea of distributing a note worth one million ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ronald Neame
CAST:  Gregory Peck  •  Ronald Squire  •  Joyce Grenfell  •  Maurice Denham

Night Train to Munich (1940)

When the Germans march into Prague, armour-plating inventor Dr Bomasch flees to England. His daughter Anna escapes from arrest to join him, but the Gestapo manage to kidnap ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Carol Reed
CAST:  Margaret Lockwood  •  Rex Harrison  •  Paul Henreid  •  Basil Radford

The Last Journey (1936)

Bob Holt's last journey as a Railway engine driver before his retirement, a journey disturbed by his distress at leaving the Railway, and his suspicions of the relationship ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bernard Vorhaus
CAST:  Godfrey Tearle  •  Hugh Williams  •  Judy Gunn  •  Mickey Brantford

The Crimson Pirate (1952) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Burt Lancaster plays a pirate with a taste for intrigue and acrobatics who involves himself in the goings on of a revolution in the Caribbean in the late 1700s. A light ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Siodmak
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Nick Cravat  •  Eva Bartok  •  Torin Thatcher

It's in the Air (1938) RT Audience 25%

George Brown (George Formby) is rejected as an Air Raid Warden and in doing so sees his potential to join the Royal Air Force. His dreams could soon come true as he realises ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Anthony Kimmins
CAST:  George Formby  •  Polly Ward  •  Jack Hobbs  •  Julien Mitchell

Troopship (1937)

Farewell Again is a multiplotted British comedy/drama about soldiers on leave and the people they've left. Given a six-hour pass after a tour of duty in India, several British ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Whelan
CAST:  Leslie Banks  •  Flora Robson  •  Sebastian Shaw  •  Patricia Hilliard

I Lived with You (1933)

In London a young lady meets a homeless and apparently penniless Russian prince. She introduces him to her middle-class Fulham family and he moves in. It turns out he still ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Maurice Elvey
CAST:  Ivor Novello  •  Ursula Jeans  •  Ida Lupino  •  Minnie Rayner

Mr. Cohen Takes a Walk (1935)

Old Mr. Cohen (Paul Graetz) simply walks away from his London department store, leaving his sons to run it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Beaudine
CAST:  Paul Graetz  •  Violet Farebrother  •  Chili Bouchier  •  Mickey Brantford

The Fake (1953) RT Audience 57%

Someone is stealing priceless paintings from the great museums of the world and replacing them with nearly flawless forgeries. Leonardo da Vinci's "Madonna and Child" is being ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Godfrey Grayson
CAST:  Dennis O'Keefe  •  Coleen Gray  •  Hugh Williams  •  Guy Middleton

A Star Fell from Heaven (1936)

In this comedy, a talented singer is hired to dub the voice of a star who has lost his own. During the film's premiere, news that he sang the songs slips out and suddenly he ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Merzbach
CAST:  Joseph Schmidt  •  Florine McKinney  •  Billy Milton  •  W.H. Berry

Daybreak (1948)

A mysterious barber hides a secret identity that eventually leads to tragedy.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Compton Bennett
CAST:  Ann Todd  •  Eric Portman  •  Bill Owen  •  Maxwell Reed

The Brown Wallet (1936)

Publisher John Gillespie (Patric Knowles) faces a financial crisis after his business partner skips town with all the firm's assets. Facing ruin, he reluctantly approaches a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Michael Powell
CAST:  Patric Knowles  •  Nancy O'Neil  •  Henry Caine  •  Henrietta Watson

Forbidden (1949) RT Audience 66%

Set on Blackpool’s Golden Mile, Jim (Douglass Montgomery), a once promising scientist, sets up in business as a patent medicine man selling hair tonic at the fair with his ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George King
CAST:  Douglass Montgomery  •  Hazel Court  •  Patricia Burke  •  Garry Marsh

Lorna Doone (1934) RT Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2005

High drama, set in the English moorland of the 1600's. John Ridd wants revenge on the criminal Doone family, but falls in love with the daughter of the family, Lorna.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Basil Dean
CAST:  Victoria Hopper  •  John Loder  •  Margaret Lockwood  •  Roy Emerton