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Dame May Whitty
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Date of Birth: Jun 19, 1865

Country: UK

Total Titles at Criticker: 22 - You've Seen 22

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Average Ranking: 0

Biography last updated by Dunstan-xxx, and picture by iceblox

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Titles You've Ranked (22)
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Slightly Dangerous Slightly Dangerous (1943)
Summary: A small-town girl changes her identity to make it in New York, leaving her boyfriend a suspect in her "disappearance" (TCM.com)
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This Time for Keeps This Time for Keeps (1947)
Summary: A singing soldier (Johnny Johnston) newly returned home finds himself discontent to work in his father's opera company or pick up where he left off with his girlfriend. Having met an aquacade showgirl (Esther Williams) while in the service, he reintroduces himself. Romance blossoms. (imdb)
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Raffles Raffles (1939)
Summary: Man about town and First Class cricketer A.J. Raffles keeps himself solvent with daring robberies. Meeting Gwen from his schooldays and falling in love all over again, he spends the weekend with her parents, Lord and Lady Melrose. A necklace presents an irresistible temptation, but also in attendance is Scotland Yard's finest, finally on the trail. (imdb)
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Thunder Birds Thunder Birds (1942)
Summary: John Sutton stars as Peter Stackhouse, an aviophobe who is nonetheless determined to become a pilot. Stackhouse's resolution comes from his desire to serve his country, and his strength is recognized by Steve Britt (Preston Foster), who becomes his patient teacher. The two men's bond is tested, however, when they both fall for the same girl (Gene Tierney).
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One Night in Lisbon One Night in Lisbon (1941)
Summary: While transporting American warplanes to the beleagured RAF, Texas flyboy Dwight Houston (Fred MacMurray) is caught in a London air raid. Scurrying to a shelter, Dwight meets icy, well-bred Briton Leonora Perrycoate (Madeleine Carroll), with whom he falls in love -- a feeling that is far from mutual at first. Eventually responding to Dwight's charms, Leonora agrees to join him for a night's revelries... (allmovie.com)
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I Met My Love Again I Met My Love Again (1938)
Summary: College sweethearts Julie and Ives have planned to marry as soon as school is over. Their plans go amiss when Julie meets a weak writer and runs off to marry him. After her husband dies, she's left in Paris, penniless and with a daughter to support. She decides to return to her home town with the intent to renew her romance with Ives. His family and a scheming co-ed vow to avert a reunion of the two. (imdb)
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The Sign of the Ram The Sign of the Ram (1948)
Summary: An invalid matriarch manipulates her entire family. (TCM)
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Return to Yesterday Return to Yesterday (1940)
Summary: Wartime dilema: Robert Maine is torn between returning to the glamour of Hollywood and working with a small theatre company in England. When she falls in love with Maine, Carol has the same dilemma. Could this be symbolic of those actors who had to decide whether to stay in Hollywood or come to help the old country ? (imdb)
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The 13th Chair The 13th Chair (1937)
Summary: Inspector Marney of Scotland Yard travels to Calcutta to investigate the murder of Leonard Lee, a generally despised man in these parts. John Wales, who did consider Lee a friend - his best friend - is a suspect, but he proposes to the Inspector a ploy to discover the identity of the murderer: hold a séance conducted by a medium, Madame Rosalie La Grange. Wales doesn't believe Mme. (imdb)
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The Return of October The Return of October (1948)
Summary: In this whimsical fantasy, a young girl suddenly discovers that her horse is really a reincarnation of her beloved uncle. When the girl's relatives learn of her beliefs, they greedily try to have her declared incompetent so they can get a hold of her estate. Fortunately, October the horse intervenes. (allrovi.com)
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Devotion Devotion (1946)
Summary: In Victorian England, literary siblings Emily and Charlotte vie for the affection of the Reverend Arthur Nichols. Along their sister Anne, Emily and Charlotte also try to help their tormented brother Branwell, a gifted artist whose life is being destroyed by alcohol. (imdb)
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Night Must Fall Night Must Fall (1937)
Summary: Crotchety old Mrs. Bransom hires a charming young man named Danny as a live-in companion. Less charmed by Danny is Mrs. Bransom's niece, Olivia, a repressed young woman who suspects Danny of foul play. When news of a local murder is revealed, Olivia suspects Danny. Although repulsed by the thought he may have committed the crime, Olivia also finds herself becoming increasingly attracted to him at the same time. (imdb)
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Suspicion Suspicion (1941)
Summary: A woman thinks her husband may be planning to kill her. (imdb)
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Gaslight Gaslight (1944)
Summary: Paula's aunt Alice Alquist, a famous entertainer, is murdered in her home. Paula, who lives with her aunt finds the body... (imdb)
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The Constant Nymph The Constant Nymph (1943)
Summary: Fourteen-year-old Tessa is hopelessly in love with handsome composer Lewis Dodd, a family friend. Lewis adores Tessa... (imdb)
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Mrs. Miniver Mrs. Miniver (1942)
Summary: The Minivers, an English "middle-class" family experience life in the first months of World War II. (imdb)
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Lassie Come Home Lassie Come Home (1943)
Summary: Hard times came for Carraclough family and they are forced to sell their dog to the rich Duke of Rudling. However, Lassie, the dog, is unwilling to leave the young Carraclough boy and sets out on the long and dangerous journey in order to rejoin him. (imdb)
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Crash Dive Crash Dive (1943)
Summary: Against his personal preference, PT boat commander Ward Stewart is made executive officer of the submarine USS Corsair. On leave before sailing, he meets schoolteacher Jean Hewlett and gives her a romantic rush...unaware that she's the sweetheart of Dewey Connors, his new commander. At sea, the men bond while fighting German Q-ships. When will they discover their mutual romantic rivalry? Will it interfere with a spectacular commando raid on a secret German base? (imdb)
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Green Dolphin Street Green Dolphin Street (1947)
Summary: In 19th-century New Zealand, two sisters compete for the same man against a backdrop of political unrest and natural disaster. (TCM.com)
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Conquest Conquest (1937)
Summary: After a brief informal meeting two months earlier when they were impressed with each other, Countess Marie Walewska formally meets Napoleon Bonaparte at a ball in Warsaw. When Napoleon notes her husband is three times her age, and as he is taken with her charms, he unsuccessfully tries to seduce her (imdb)
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My Name Is Julia Ross My Name Is Julia Ross (1945)
Summary: Julia Ross (Nina Foch) secures employment, through a rather-noisy employment agency, with a wealthy widow, Mrs. Hughes (Dame May Whitty), and goes to live at her house. Two days later, she awakens in a different house in different clothes and with a new identity. (imdb)
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The Lady Vanishes The Lady Vanishes (1938)
Summary: While traveling in continental Europe, a young British couple realize that a passenger seems to have been kidnapped from their train. (imdb)