Search results for "Sebastian Shaw"


Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983)

As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Billy Dee Williams

The Spy in Black (1939) RT 100% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Nov 2011

A German submarine is sent to the Orkney Isles in 1917 to sink the British fleet.  (more)

GENRES: Thriller • War
DIRECTION:  Michael Powell
CAST:  Conrad Veidt  •  Valerie Hobson  •  Sebastian Shaw  •  Marius Goring

It Happened Here (1966) RT 67% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Feb 2000

It is the Second World War. The Nazis have invaded Britain. There is a split between the resistance and those who prefer to collaborate with the invaders for a quiet life. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Kevin Brownlow  •  Andrew Mollo
CAST:  Pauline Murray  •  Sebastian Shaw  •  Bart Allison  •  Reginald Marsh

Men Are Not Gods (1936)

Actor Edmund Davey becomes a star overnight when his wife and co-star teams up with the secretary of a noted stage critic to produce a glowing review of his 'Othello'.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Walter Reisch
CAST:  Miriam Hopkins  •  Gertrude Lawrence  •  Rex Harrison  •  Sebastian Shaw

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)

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

The Squeaker (1937)

London's jewel thieves are under the thumb of a mysterious fence, who ruthlessly exposes any thief who crosses him. Desperate, Scotland Yard re-hires ex-Inspector Barrabal who ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  William K. Howard
CAST:  Edmund Lowe  •  Sebastian Shaw  •  Ann Todd  •  Tamara Desni

Three Silent Men (1940)

An inventor of a deadly weapon to be used against the allies is injured in a crash. Surgeon, Sir James (Sebastian Shaw) saves his life but learns of the inventors plot.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Thomas Bentley
CAST:  Sebastian Shaw  •  Derrick De Marney  •  Patricia Roc  •  Arthur Hambling

Brewster's Millions (1935)

Jack Brewster is a pennyless English lad who learns that he has inherited 6 million pounds sterling from a recently deceased relative. But soon learns that he must spend 500 ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Thornton Freeland
CAST:  Jack Buchanan  •  Lili Damita  •  Nancy O'Neil  •  Fred Emney

East of Piccadilly (1941)

A series of murders in the West End of London baffle the officers of Scotland Yard and draw the interest of a crime reporter to the case.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  Harold Huth
CAST:  Judy Campbell  •  Sebastian Shaw  •  Niall MacGinnis  •  Henry Edwards

The Flying Squad (1940)

Inspector Bradley of Scotland Yard is on the trail of the murderous ringleader of a smuggling organization in London.  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  Herbert Brenon
CAST:  Sebastian Shaw  •  Phyllis Brooks  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Basil Radford




High Season (1987) RT 60% / Audience 8%

DVD release: Sep 2002

On the isle of Rhodes, Katherine, an expatriate English photographer, lives with her daughter. A young local wants to encourage tourism, so he commissions a sculpture of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Clare Peploe
CAST:  Jacqueline Bisset  •  James Fox  •  Irene Papas  •  Sebastian Shaw

Department Store (1935)

The heir to a London department store must learn the business, but he must start off by working his way through the various menial jobs incognito first. However, a crooked ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Leslie S. Hiscott
CAST:  Geraldine Fitzgerald  •  Garry Marsh  •  Eve Gray  •  Sebastian Shaw

The Ace of Spades (1935)

The wife of a candidate for Parliament is having an affair with the brother of her husband's rival. Her lover is running for election on a promise of building a railway that ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  George Pearson
CAST:  Michael Hogan  •  Dorothy Boyd  •  Richard Cooper  •  Michael Shepley

Landfall (1949)

A British coastal command pilot is charged with neglect when it is thought that he has sunk a British submarine rather than a German U-boat. Unable to live with his actions, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Ken Annakin
CAST:  Michael Denison  •  Patricia Plunkett  •  Kathleen Harrison  •  Maurice Denham

The Glass Mountain (1950)

An aspiring composer, in the British Air Force for WWII, is downed in Italy and rescued by an Italian girl. He returns home to his wife, inspired to write an opera and aware ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Henry Cass
CAST:  Michael Denison  •  Dulcie Gray  •  Valentina Cortese  •  Sebastian Shaw

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1968) RT Audience 51%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Peter Hall's Royal Shakespeare Company production is one of the best versions of this oft-attempted but seldom achieved vision.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Hall
CAST:  Ian Holm  •  Derek Godfrey  •  Helen Mirren  •  Barbara Jefford

Tomorrow We Live (1936) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Financier Sir Charles Hendra, on the brink of ruin, contemplates ending his own life. After pondering the difficult decision, Charles decides to invite twelve similarly ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  H. Manning Haynes
CAST:  Godfrey Tearle  •  Haidee Wright  •  Renee Gadd  •  Sebastian Shaw