Search results for "Wilfrid Brambell"


A Hard Day's Night (1964) RT 98% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Capturing John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr in their electrifying element, 'A Hard Day's Night' is a wildly irreverent journey through this pastiche ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Richard Lester
CAST:  John Lennon  •  Paul McCartney  •  George Harrison  •  Ringo Starr

Witchfinder General (1968)

England is torn in civil strife as the Royalists battle the Parliamentary Party for control. This conflict distracts people from rational thought and allows unscrupulous men ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Horror
DIRECTION:  Michael Reeves
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Ian Ogilvy  •  Rupert Davies  •  Hilary Dwyer

Alice in Wonderland (1966) RT 79% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2011

Alice in Wonderland (1966) is a BBC television play based on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. It was directed by Jonathan Miller, then most widely known for ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Miller
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  John Gielgud  •  Freda Dowie  •  Michael Redgrave

Death and Transfiguration (1983) RT Audience 100%

In sepia tones, the film moves back and forth among three periods in Robert Tucker's life: he's an old man, near death, in a nursing home at Christmas time; he's in middle age ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Terence Davies
CAST:  Wilfrid Brambell  •  Terry O'Sullivan  •  Iain Munro  •  Jeanne Doree

Lionheart (1968)

A lion escapes from a circus but is rescued and protected by a young boy.  (more)

GENRES: Family
DIRECTION:  Michael Forlong
CAST:  Robert Dean  •  James Forlong  •  Pauline Yates  •  Joe Brown

The Small World of Sammy Lee (1963)

The compère of a seedy strip club struggles to keep one step ahead of the bookies to whom he owes money.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Ken Hughes
CAST:  Anthony Newley  •  Julia Foster  •  Robert Stephens  •  Wilfrid Brambell

The Sinister Man (1961)

When a corpse is found in the Thames, the only clue is that the dead man was killed by a karate or judo expert.  (more)

GENRES: Crime
DIRECTION:  Clive Donner
CAST:  John Bentley  •  Patrick Allen  •  Jacqueline Ellis  •  Wilfrid Brambell

Giacomo Casanova: Childhood and Adolescence (1969)

Through the childhood and the adolescence of Giacomo Casanova (from his memoirs), this is a description of how people live in the Venice of the 18th century: customs, habits, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Luigi Comencini
CAST:  Leonard Whiting  •  Senta Berger  •  Maria Grazia Buccella  •  Lionel Stander

Where the Bullets Fly (1966)

In a spoof of the spy genre a secret agent chases a missing formula that can drain nuclear energy from an element named Spurium,  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  John Gilling
CAST:  Tom Adams  •  Dawn Addams  •  Tim Barrett  •  Michael Ripper

Go Kart Go (1964)

Jimpy (Dennis Waterman) leads a gang of kids as they attempt to beat another gang, no mattter how underhanded their tactics are.  (more)

GENRES: Family
DIRECTION:  Jan Darnley-Smith
CAST:  Dennis Waterman  •  John Moulder-Brown  •  Graham Stark  •  Cardew Robinson




To Catch a Spy (1971)

While on vacation, a woman's husband is taken by the Russian government. After one attempt fails, she begins looking for a suitable spy to capture and trade in exchange for ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Dick Clement
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Marlène Jobert  •  Trevor Howard  •  Tom Courtenay

Holiday on the Buses (1973) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Oct 2007

Due to a female passenger falling out of her top whilst running for the bus Stan is distracted and crashes the bus resulting in the depot managers car being written off. As a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Bryan Izzard
CAST:  Reg Varney  •  Stephen Lewis  •  Doris Hare  •  Anna Karen

The Terence Davies Trilogy (1983) RT Audience 92%

These three semi-autobiographical short films by Terence Davies follow the journey of Robert Tucker, first seen as a hangdog child in "Children", then as a hollow-eyed ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Terence Davies
CAST:  Terry O'Sullivan  •  Wilfrid Brambell  •  Sheila Raynor  •  Phillip Mawdsley

Flame in the Streets (1961) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Sep 2011

Flame in the Streets is a 1961 British drama film directed by Roy Ward Baker. Racial tensions manifest themselves at home, work and on the streets during Bonfire Night in the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Roy Ward Baker
CAST:  John Mills  •  Sylvia Syms  •  Brenda De Banzie  •  Earl Cameron

Another Shore (1948)

A young Irishman comes up with an unusual plan to get the money to emigrate to Tahiti. One of the Ealing comedies.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Charles Crichton
CAST:  Robert Beatty  •  Moira Lister  •  Stanley Holloway  •  Wilfrid Brambell

Some Will, Some Won't (1970)

Four people go to great lengths to obtain the fortune left in a will by a very wealthy practical joker.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Duncan Wood
CAST:  Ronnie Corbett  •  Thora Hird  •  Michael Hordern  •  Barbara Murray

In Search of the Castaways (1962) RT Audience 65%

DVD release: May 2005

In Search of the Castaways is a 1962 Walt Disney Productions feature film starring Hayley Mills and Maurice Chevalier in a tale about a worldwide search for a shipwrecked sea ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Hayley Mills  •  George Sanders  •  Wilfrid Hyde-White