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Bernard Lee
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Date of Birth: Jan 10, 1908

Country: UK

Total Titles at Criticker: 68 - You've Seen 68

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Titles You've Ranked (68)
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Cage of Gold Cage of Gold (1950)
Summary: A young bride believes her husband has been killed. After a suitable period of mourning, she re-marries. But then her "dead" husband comes back and tries to extort money from her. (imdb)
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Odette Odette (1950)
Summary: This is the story of a brave woman who volunteered to join SOE (Special Operations Executive) during WWII. She was flown into occupied France where she fought with the French resistance. (imdb)
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Let George Do It! Let George Do It! (1940)
Summary: Shortly after the start of World War II, a ukulele player (George) takes the wrong boat and finds himself in (still uninvaded) Norway. He is mistaken for a fellow British intelligence agent by a woman (Mary), and becomes involved in trying to defeat Nazi agents. (imdb)
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A Place to Go A Place to Go (1963)
Summary: Amidst the pub sing-songs and bombsites and with slums giving way to high-rise flats, life in Bethnal Green is changing for the Flints. Dad may decide to quit the docks and their daughter wants a new home with her husband and expected baby. Son Ricky is dissatisfied with his lot and equally eager to get away. Involved with a planned robbery of the cigarette factory where he works, his life becomes even more complicated when he gets involved with quirky Catherine. (imdb)
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Fury at Smugglers Fury at Smugglers' Bay (1961)
Summary: A small coastal village is the setting for smuggling and ship wrecking. Only the Squire's son is prepared to speak out against the man responsible... (Amazon)
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Percy Percy's Progress (1974)
Summary: Percy, the man with the world's first penis transplant, discovers that there is a chemical in the city's water that makes men impotent. (imdb)
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Glory at Sea Glory at Sea (1952)
Summary: The captain of a old destroyer in 1940 struggles with his crew as well as the Nazis. (imdb)
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Web of Evidence Web of Evidence (1959)
Summary: Twenty years after being evacuated to America, Paul Mathry returns to Liverpool for a short visit. He is shocked to find that his father, whom he believed had died a war hero, is in fact in jail for a murder committed at the time Paul left. Starting to piece those events together, he comes to suspect his father may be innocent. (imdb)
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Crest of the Wave Crest of the Wave (1954)
Summary: British and American sailors conduct demolitions experiments off the Scottish coast. (TCM.com)
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Nowhere to Go Nowhere to Go (1958)
Summary: Paul Gregory is sprung from jail in London by his accomplice after getting a stretch as expected for robbing a woman who falls for his charms. Only he knows how to get to the money, but his partner is getting greedy and as things turn sour Gregory finds that home in Canada is a long way away. (imdb)
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Across the Bridge Across the Bridge (1957)
Summary: In Mexico, a financier on the run poses as a man he just murdered, only to find out that the man was also a murderer. (TCM.com)
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The Secret Partner The Secret Partner (1961)
Summary: A shipping tycoon with a record becomes a suspect when money goes missing from the company vault. (TCM.com)
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Quartet Quartet (1948)
Summary: Four of Somerset Maugham's short stories are brought to the screen with each introduced by the author himself. (imdb)
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Calling Bulldog Drummond Calling Bulldog Drummond (1951)
Summary: With a ruthless gang terrorizing London, Scotland Yard calls Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond out of retirement. With the help of detective Helen Smith, Drummond infiltrates the gang under an assumed name. He and Smith become trusted gang-members until the gang's overlord discovers their true identities, and they are taken as prisoners. (imdb)
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The Man Upstairs The Man Upstairs (1958)
Summary: Peter Watson is troubled with pain and and an inability to sleep. He tries to light the gas-fire and seeks held from another lodger, artist Nicholas, who is spending the night with his model and is reluctant to be disturbed. Another neighbor, Pollen, tries to be helpful but is hit by Watson. Frightened and angry, Pollen calls for police help. (imdb)
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Danger Within Danger Within (1959)
Summary: Drama set in an Italian prisoner of war camp during World War 2, where a group of British soldiers find their plans for escape thwarted by a mysterious traitor in their midst. (imdb)
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Spare a Copper Spare a Copper (1940)
Summary: A brave wartime copper (policeman) becomes a hero when he thwarts a plot to destroy a battleship. But then the rest of the police get the idea that he is one of the enemy agents.
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From Hong Kong with Love From Hong Kong with Love (1975)
Summary: The Queen of England has been kidnapped! As you know who is dead, the British S.I.S. ask the French secret service for help, which comes with four bumbling secret agents, and a cleaning lady who is a perfect match for the Queen. The chase will lead them from Spain to Hong Kong with many broken cars, boats and planes along the way. (imdb)
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Two Left Feet Two Left Feet (1963)
Summary: Alan Crabbe is a callow youth desperate for a date with any girl who can offer him the experience he lacks. Every time Alan tries a manful stride into the jungle of sex, his two left feet turn the attempt into a trip-and-stumble. Then he meets Eileen, the new waitress at the corner cafe, who signal unmistakable messages with her large inviting eyes. (imdb)
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Murder in Soho Murder in Soho (1939)
Summary: The Cotton Club in London's Soho district is operated by American gangster Steve Marco who, when Joe Lane threatens to tell the police of his past, has no qualms about killing him as he figures if he could outwit America's G-Men, he has little to fear from Scotland Yard. Joe's body is found in Greek Street, and Inspector Hammond questions everybody employed at Steve's club where Joe was last seen. The investigation yields nothing until dance hostess Ruby Lane gives away a vital clue.... (imdb)
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The Frozen Limits The Frozen Limits (1939)
Summary: The Crazy Gang join the 1898 gold rush. Unfortunately it's now 1939 and they're a bit late. (imdb)
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The Yellow Balloon The Yellow Balloon (1953)
Summary: One of two young boys accidentally falls to his death when playing in a bombed-out London neighborhood. Frankie, the survivor, feels guilty. Len, a petty thief who has just killed a pub owner during a botched robbery, learns of the accident. He poses as Frankie's friend and blackmails the boy into stealing from his parents to finance Len's escape. Len believes Frankie may know enough to connect him with the murder and decides to silence the boy in a tense "hide and seek" chase through the ruins. (imdb)
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A Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol (1977)  - TV Movie
Summary: Miser Ebenezer Scrooge hates Christmas, but then gets a visit from his companion Jacob Marley, who has been dead for seven years. He urges Scrooge to change his life.
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Cone of Silence Cone of Silence (1960)
Summary: In Britain, at the dawn of jet-powered commercial aviation, an aircraft manufacturer tries to shift the blame from mechanical failure to pilot error when its newest jet airliner has a series of accidents. (imdb)
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Ring of Spies Ring of Spies (1964)
Summary: The film is based on the actual events of the Portland Spy Ring trial in the U.K. A disgruntled Navy Clerk is transferred to a secret research establishment and is subsequently black-mailed/paid by Czech intelligence to procure secrets for them. He seduces the secretary who controls the most secret documents, and they enjoy the fruits of their treachery until the British authorities begin to close in on them. (imdb)
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The Courtneys of Curzon Street The Courtneys of Curzon Street (1947)
Summary: The fortunes of an upper-class British family are followed through three wars and four generations. (imdb)
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Clue of the Twisted Candle Clue of the Twisted Candle (1960)
Summary: Ramon (Francis DeWolff) is the Armenian merchant who lives in his mansion outside of London. He has augmented his income over the years by blackmailing his clients. Fearful of retribution, he installs a room in his mansion that is supposedly impenetrable, complete with a hotline to Scotland Yard in the event of a break-in. One by one, Ramon's friends and associates are murdered, as the trail of blood oozes closer to his door. (allmovie)
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Dulcima Dulcima (1971)
Summary: A farmer who has the reputation of drinking most of his money away, lives on farm which is in a poor state of repair. A pretty young girl, Dulcima, takes pity on him and decides to help him by cleaning the place. She is happy to be earning money, and he is happy because she is there..... Despite being a miserable old bastard, he finds himself falling for Dulcima, and askes her to move in with him, to save her the walk every from her home to his farm every day. (imdb)
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Beauty and the Beast Beauty and the Beast (1976)  - TV Movie
Summary: A beautiful girl agrees to marry a hideous, deformed beast and live in his castle in order to save her father's life. (imdb)
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High Flight High Flight (1957)
Summary: The Commanding Officer of an RAF Training School must deal with a difficult cadet, but the cadet reminds the C.O. of himself when young. (imdb)
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The Adventurers The Adventurers (1951)
Summary: As the Boer War ends a South African soldier hides a cache of diamonds he finds on a body. He returns to the town he left three years earlier where his girl has married a disgraced English officer. Needing funds to get back to pick up the diamonds the Boer enlists the help of a fellow soldier as well as the Englishman and a local hotel keeper. This ill-assorted bunch set off into the bush intent on finding their fortune. (imdb)
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The Adventures of Dusty Bates The Adventures of Dusty Bates (1947)
Summary: A 1947 British, Technicolor, children's film, directed by Darrell Catling and starring Ronald Shiner as 'Squeaky' Watts and Anthony Newley in the title role. It was produced by Gaumont-British Instructional and Children's Entertainment Films. The film was also presented by the Rank Organisation. The story was filmed in four parts. (wikipedia.org)
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Elizabeth of Ladymead Elizabeth of Ladymead (1948)
Summary: Four generations of a British family live through their experiences in the Crimean War, Boer War, WWI and WWII. (imdb)
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Last Holiday Last Holiday (1950)
Summary: George Bird is a salesman of agricultural machinery who finds out that he hasn't long to live. He decides to take the last holiday of the film's title and begins to find out that he was a more worthwhile and interesting person than he ever allowed himself to live. (imdb)
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The Detective The Detective (1954)
Summary: Works of art are disappearing, stolen by a master thief, a master of disguise. Father Brown has two goals: to catch the thief and to save his soul. (imdb)
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Live and Let Die Live and Let Die (1973)
Summary: 007 is sent to stop a brilliant heroin magnate armed with a complex organization and a reliable psychic tarot card reader.
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Dr. Terror Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)
Summary: Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards... (imdb)
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The Spy Who Loved Me The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Summary: 007 must work with his female Soviet counterpart to find the answer to the disappearance of nuclear missile carrying submarines.
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The Man with the Golden Gun The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Summary: Bond is led to believe that he is targeted by the world's most expensive assassin and must hunt him down to stop him.
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On Her Majesty On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Summary: Bond is approached by a crime boss to marry his daughter and in return both father and daughter help 007 hunt for his archenemy, Ernst Stavro Blofeld. (imdb)
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The Angry Silence The Angry Silence (1960)
Summary: A young factory worker decides to stand up against his work-mates and fellow union members when they want to hold a wildcat strike. (imdb)
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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)
Summary: British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one. (imdb)
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Moonraker Moonraker (1979)
Summary: James Bond investigates the mid-air theft of a space shuttle and discovers a plot to commit global genocide.
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Dr. No Dr. No (1962)
Summary: James Bond's investigation of a missing colleague in Jamaica leads him to the island of the mysterious Dr. No and a scheme to end the US space program.
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Diamonds Are Forever Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Summary: 007 goes to Las Vegas to investigate the disappearance of diamonds in transit and discovers the involvement of his enemy Blofeld.
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The Third Man The Third Man (1949)
Summary: Arriving in Vienna, Holly Martins learns that his friend Harry Lime, who has invited him, recently died in a car accident.(imdb)
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You Only Live Twice You Only Live Twice (1967)
Summary: Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked.
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Thunderball Thunderball (1965)
Summary: James Bond heads to The Bahamas to recover two nuclear warheads stolen by SPECTRE agent Emilio Largo in an international extortion scheme.
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From Russia with Love From Russia with Love (1963)
Summary: Agent 007 is sent into Turkey to confiscate an encryption device which is actually a trap for him contrived by SPECTRE.
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Goldfinger Goldfinger (1964)
Summary: Investigating a gold magnate's gold smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve.
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Morning Departure Morning Departure (1950)
Summary: The crew of a submarine is trapped on the sea floor when it sinks. How can they be rescued before they run out of air? (imdb)
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Dunkirk Dunkirk (1958)
Summary: Two stories in one - an easygoing British Corporal in France finds himself responsible for the lives of his men when their officer is killed. He has to get them back to Britain somehow. Meanwhile, British civilians are being dragged into the war with Operation Dynamo, the scheme to get the French and British forces back from the Dunkirk beaches. Some come forward to help, others are less willing. (imdb)
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The Raging Moon The Raging Moon (1971)
Summary: Bruce Pritchard is paralysed in a soccer game and is confined to a wheelchair in a convalescence home. But this doesn't slow his lust for life. Then he meets Jill and has to think about the effects of disability. (imdb)
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The Terror The Terror (1938)
Summary: A mysterious criminal mastermind plots a spectacular gold robbery, then after the robbery is completed he makes sure his gang is caught by the police, keeps the gold and disappears. After his former accomplices are released from prison, they go searching for their former boss to take their revenge and get their share of the loot. (imdb)
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Sailor of the King Sailor of the King (1953)
Summary: A British naval officer has a brief affair with a woman in England and never knows that she bears him a son. 20 years later the boy is on a ship under his command when he is tracking a German Raider. When the boy is captured after his ship is sunk, he finds a way to slow the German's progress while a lethal hunt for him goes on. (imdb)
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Kidnapped Kidnapped (1960)
Summary: Kidnapped and cheated out of his inheritance, young David Balfour falls in with a Jacobite adventurer, Alan Breck Stewart. Falsely accused of murder, they must flee across the Highlands, evading the redcoats. (imdb)
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Crossplot Crossplot (1969)
Summary: A successful London ad-exec hires a beautiful Hungarian girl to pose for some modeling shots, little realising that she has overheard an assassination plot and is now being hunted by some dangerous killers. (imdb)
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The Brain The Brain (1962)
Summary: A millionaire businessman's brain is kept alive after a fatal accident, and communicates clues to a doctor on the trail of the killer. (imdb)
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The Spanish Gardener The Spanish Gardener (1956)
Summary: An overbearing father becomes jealous of the evolving friendship between his young son, Nicholas, and the charismatic gardener, Jose. Feeling threatened and resentful, Harrington goes to extreme lengths to destroy the mentoring relationship that has brought much joy to his sheltered child, even having Jose framed for theft. (Wikipedia)
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Fire Down Below Fire Down Below (1957)
Summary: Tony and Felix own a tramp boat, and sail around the Caribbean doing odd jobs and drinking a lot. They agree to ferry the beautiful but passportless Irena to another island. They both fall for her, leading to betrayal and a break-up of their partnership. Tony takes a job on a cargo ship. After a collision he finds himself trapped below deck with time running out (the ship is aflame), and only Felix, whom he hates and has sworn to kill, left to save him. (imdb)
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Whistle Down the Wind Whistle Down the Wind (1961)
Summary: Little Kathy discovers a man wanted for murder hiding in her family's barn. When she askes him who he was, he says Jesus Christ just before he goes unconscious. Kathy and her siblings are convinced that he is Jesus and try to hide him from grown-ups. (imdb)
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The Battle of the River Plate The Battle of the River Plate (1956)
Summary: Set during the early years of World War II, the War in the Atlantic. The Royal Navy was fighting a desperate battle to keep the convoy routes open to keep the British Isles supplied. One great danger was the surface raiders, huge cruisers called "pocket battleships" that slipped out of German waters just before war was declared... (imdb)
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The Ship That Died of Shame The Ship That Died of Shame (1955)
Summary: After intense wartime naval experiences a trio buy their old ship but then have to use it for smuggling and worse, before finally having to come to their senses. (imdb)
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The Key The Key (1958)
Summary: In wartime England, circa 1941, poorly-armed tugs are sent into "U-Boat Alley" to rescue damaged Allied ships. An American named David Ross arrives to captain one of these tugs. He's given a key by a fellow tugboat-man -- a key to an apartment and its pretty female resident. Should something happen to the friend, Ross can use the key. (imdb)
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OK Connery OK Connery (1967)
Summary: The evil crime syndicate Thanatos is bent on taking over the world, using a magnetic wave generator that will cause all metal-based machinery to grind to a halt. However, the well-known British secret agent normally assigned to such tasks isn't available, so they engage his civilian brother, Neil, to help. Neil, played by Neil Connery, is a world-class plastic surgeon, hypnotist, and lip-reader, which turn out to be precisely the skills required for thwarting Thanatos. (imdb)
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The Purple Plain The Purple Plain (1954)
Summary: Set during the Burma Campaign, Peck stars as a pilot whose life has already been shattered by the loss of his wife during an air raid on London. Shot down after a dogfight with a Japanese fighter, he finds himself marooned in the Burmese jungle with a badly-injured navigator and a traumatised passenger. How will they make it to safety? (amazon.co.uk)
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The Blue Lamp The Blue Lamp (1950)
Summary: We follow the daily activities of two London bobbies, veteran George Dixon and rookie Andy Mitchell. Meanwhile, young hoods Tom and Spud plan a series of robberies with Tom's girl Diana, a discontented beauty, as inside worker. But in their second crime, one of our heroes is shot, setting off a citywide manhunt. The killer is clever, but will he outsmart himself? (imdb)
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The Fallen Idol The Fallen Idol (1948)
Summary: Philippe, a diplomat's son and good friend of Baines the butler, is confused by the complexities and evasions of adult life. He tries to keep secrets but ends up telling them. He lies to protect his friends, even though he knows he should tell the truth. He resolves not to listen to adults' stories any more when Baines is suspected of murdering his wife and no-one will listen to Philippe's vital information. (imdb)