Search results for "John Gregson"

Genevieve (1953) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Dec 2012

Two friends driving in the London to Brighton vintage car rally bet on which of them will be the first to arrive back home.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Henry Cornelius
CAST:  Dinah Sheridan  •  John Gregson  •  Kay Kendall  •  Kenneth More

Scott of the Antarctic (1948) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: May 2006

The true story of the British explorer Robert Falcon Scott and his ill-fated expedition to try to be the first man to discover the South Pole - only to find that the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Charles Frend
CAST:  John Mills  •  Derek Bond  •  Kenneth More  •  James Robertson Justice

The Battle of the River Plate (1956)

In the opening years of World War II the Royal Navy was fighting a desperate battle to keep the Atlantic convoy routes open and the British Isles supplied. Of great danger ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Michael Powell  •  Emeric Pressburger
CAST:  John Gregson  •  Anthony Quayle  •  Peter Finch  •  Ian Hunter

The Lavender Hill Mob (1951) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Sep 2002

A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipments of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Charles Crichton
CAST:  Alec Guinness  •  Stanley Holloway  •  Sid James  •  Alfie Bass

The Longest Day (1962) RT 92% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 1999

The retelling of June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, US, British, Canadians, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin  •  Bernhard Wicki  •  Andrew Marton
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Henry Fonda  •  Sean Connery

The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 2005

When British Railways announce the closure of the Titfield to Mallingford branch line a group of local residents make a bid to run it themselves, backed by a monied member of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Charles Crichton
CAST:  Stanley Holloway  •  George Relph  •  Naunton Wayne  •  John Gregson

The Night of the Generals (1967) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: May 2007

An unusual World War II crime thriller about a Nazi investigation into the murder of a prostitute. Major Grau finds himself focusing on three suspects: the Generals Tanz, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Anatole Litvak
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Omar Sharif  •  Philippe Noiret  •  Christopher Plummer

Faces in the Dark (1960)

A businessman (John Gregson) loses his sight in an explosion on the day his wife (Mai Zetterling) planned to leave him for another man (Michael Denison).  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  David Eady
CAST:  John Gregson  •  Mai Zetterling  •  John Ireland  •  Michael Denison

Jacqueline (1956)

Jacqueline is the daughter of Belfast shipyard worker Mike McNeil. The worker's worth is compromised by his crippling fear of heights. Dismissed from his job, he finds solace ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  John Gregson  •  Kathleen Ryan  •  Jacqueline Ryan  •  Liam Redmond

To Dorothy a Son (1954)

Under a complicated bequest from her uncle, Myrtle stands to inherit $2,000,000 if her ex-husband doesn't have any male heirs on the way, else he gets the cash. She journies ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Muriel Box
CAST:  Shelley Winters  •  Peggy Cummins  •  John Gregson  •  Wilfrid Hyde-White

The Assassin (1952) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Mar 2002

Private eye Edward Mercer (Richard Todd) travels to Venice to locate a man due a reward for his aid in the war. Shortly after arriving, he becomes the prime suspect in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ralph Thomas
CAST:  Richard Todd  •  Eva Bartok  •  John Gregson  •  George Coulouris

The Brave Don't Cry (1952)

The Brave Don't Cry aspires to the "feel" of a documentary, right down to the deliberate absence of background music. A mine in Scotland falls victim to a cave-in, trapping ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Leacock
CAST:  John Gregson  •  Meg Buchanan  •  John Rae  •  Fulton Mackay

Miracle in Soho (1957)

In London's colourful but seedy Soho, Michael Morgan is working mending the road. He is unhappy, with little hope of finding happiness. Then he meets Julia Gozzi, a barmaid, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julian Amyes
CAST:  John Gregson  •  Belinda Lee  •  Cyril Cusack  •  Peter Illing

Hans Brinker (1969) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Melodrama on ice  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Scheerer
CAST:  Eleanor Parker  •  Richard Basehart  •  John Gregson  •  Cyril Ritchard

Rooney (1958)

The life of James Ignatius Rooney, a Dublin rubbish collector during the week and a Gaelic sportsman at the weekends.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  George Pollock
CAST:  John Gregson  •  Barry Fitzgerald  •  Noel Purcell  •  Muriel Pavlow

Live Now, Pay Later (1962)

Albert, a cheeky, womanising, door-to door salesman, with a never-take-no-for-an-answer attitude, lives his life for the moment, and with no thought of his future, or the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
CAST:  Ian Hendry  •  June Ritchie  •  John Gregson  •  Liz Fraser

Cairo Road (1950)

A police chief stationed in Egypt sets out to crack down on drug traffickers along the frontiers. With his assistant, he attempts to block the smugglers' passage along the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  David MacDonald
CAST:  Eric Portman  •  Laurence Harvey  •  Harold Lang  •  Grégoire Aslan

SOS Pacific (1959)

A flying boat has to ditch off an island in the Pacific. Along with the injured owner-pilot the passengers include a policeman and his smuggler prisoner, a slimey limey ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
CAST:  Richard Attenborough  •  Pier Angeli  •  John Gregson  •  Eva Bartok