Dora Bryan

Dora Bryan

Date of Birth: 07 Feb 1923

Country: UK

Total Credits at Criticker: 32 (Actor)

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    MirrorMask
    MirrorMask is the story of Helena, a fifteen-year-old girl working for her family circus, who wishes -- quite ironically -- that she could run away from the circus and join real life. (The Jim Henson Company)
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    A Taste of Honey
    Black and white, gay and straight, mothers and daughters, class, and coming of age. Jo is working class, in her teens, living with her drunk and libidinous mother in northern England... (imdb)
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    Carry on Sergeant
    Sergeant Grimshaw wants to retire in the flush of success by winning the Star Squad prize with his very last platoon of newly called-up National Servicemen. But what a motley bunch they turn out to be, and it's up to Grimshaw to put the no-hopers through their paces. (imdb)
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    The Great St. Trinian\
    The all-girl school foil an attempt by train robbers to recover two and a half million pounds hidden in their school. (imdb)
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    Apartment Zero
    Set in modern day Buenos Aires, the film centers around a relationship between two emotionally crippled roommates. Adrian LeDuc(Colin Firth) is a lonely sociopath who is forced to rent his insane mothers room due to poor ticket sales at his revival movie theater. Jack Carney (Hart Bochner), the new roommate, appears normal enough at first but it soon becomes apparent that he is hiding something. (imdb)
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    Hands of the Ripper
    The infant daughter of Jack the Ripper is witness to the brutal murder of her mother by her father. Fifteen years later she is a troubled young woman who is seemingly possessed by the spirit of her father. While in a trance she continues his murderous killing spree but has no recollection of the events afterwards. A sympathetic psychiatrist takes her in and is convinced he can cure her condition. Soon, however, he regrets his decision. (imdb)
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    The Cockleshell Heroes
    A British Army Reserve Major must work with a veteran Captain and a group of incorrigible recruits to attempt what is generally regarded as a suicide mission: the covert destruction of an entire German shipyard in occupied France. (imdb)
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    Mad About Men
    This time Miranda swaps places with a schoolteacher who has gone on holiday. All is well until she falls in love with a human. (imdb)
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    The Sandwich Man
    A man with a sandwich-board (advert) wanders around London meeting many strange characters. (imdb)
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    Bikini Baby
    Marjory Clark wins a competition in her Midland town and finds herself in a Festival of Britain procession as Lady Godiva - though not in the buff. This leads by way of a suspect beauty competition to the show-business world of London. But it could be a slippery slope for simple home-town Marge. (imdb)
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    Mother Riley Meets the Vampire
    The mysterious figure known as the Vampire comes to England to complete experiments in his mad bid to gain control of the world. When the radar-controlled Robot which he had ordered shipped to him is delivered instead to Mother Riley, the Vampire, through radar control, has the Robot transport itself as well as Mother Riley to the proper destination...as the old lady goes into a whirl of side-splitting action in a determined effort to frustrate the plans of the sinister Vampire. (imdb)
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    Operation Bullshine
    ATS wife of artillery lieutenant secretly joins her husband on the post. The fact that her husband is very popular with the other ATS leads to some funny complications. (BFI)
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    13 East Street
    When police inspector Gerald Blake wants to infiltrate a London stolen-goods gang, he does a thorough job of it. First, he robs a jewelry store, gets caught and is sentenced to prison. Then he teams up with gang-member Joey to make their escape. Once in the gang, Blake identifies the boss, Larry, and most of the other thieves, but not the "inside man. (imdb)
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    As Long as They\
    A stockbroker's youngest daughter tricks an American singer into visiting her family at their suburban Wimbledon home. Her two sisters and their oddball husbands also visit and the stockbroker notes the effect of the singer on his lovelorn family. (imdb)
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    Child in the House
    In this tragic melodrama, a lonely child must stay with her uncaring aunt and uncle after her mother is hospitalized. Her estranged father is a fugitive. For love and companionship, the eleven-year old girl becomes friends with the housemaid. When at long last, she meets her dad, she must vow to never reveal his location to the police. This causes great internal conflict as the girl doesn't know whether to tell the truth or be loyal to her father. (allmovie.com)
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    The Cure for Love
    British actor Robert Donat's one-and-only film directorial effort was Cure for Love. Adapted from a popular stage play by Walter Greenwood, the film stars Donat as Jack, an army sergeant who returns home on leave. Having falling in love, Jack hopes that his hometown girl friend has forgotten his impulsive marriage proposal, but she hasn't. (allmovie.com)
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    Desert Mice
    A fair stab at yet another World War II comedy, this film by Michael Relph features the humorous antics of an ENSA troupe (the British equivalent of the American USO) and an absurd involvement with an army major (Alfred Marks) that leads to the capture of a German commanding officer (Marius Goring). The troupe of entertainers includes a pair of seasoned crooners, a level-headed piano player, a leader who seems to fail equally well at comedy and singing, his wife, and a few others. (allmovie.com)
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    Don\
    In a pleasant variation on "The Ransom of Red Chief," elderly crook Harry Denton, when challenged to prove he is "not past it," decides to kidnap Sheila Farlane, the 16 year old daughter of a famous actor. When Harry loses his nerve, Sheila won't let him give up. Because she is bored and ignored by her egotistical father, she becomes the mastermind of the plot. (imdb)
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    Miss Robin Hood
    In this whimsical fantasy, a mild-mannered writer of wild adventure novels for young girls finds himself presented with an intriguing proposition from an elderly fan. She suggests that they conspire together to steal the whiskey formula from the distillers who took it from her family many years ago. They do so, and with the recipe find themselves receiving many partnership offers from distillery's. (allmovie.com)
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    No Trace
    A crime novelist kills his blackmailer and pretends to help police. (Fandor)
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    Follow That Horse!
    A race horse swallows a microfilm, sought after by the major superpower spy agencies. (imdb)
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    You Know What Sailors Are
    A fun frolic involving a fake secret weapon (accidentally created during a drinking bout), naval bureaucracy, political maneuvering and the hareem and palace of the exotic eastern country of Agraria. (imdb)
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    See How They Run
    Cockney corporal Wally Winton desires promotion so that he can finally receive an inheritance. He dresses up as a priest and goes out one night with Penelope Toop, the vicar's attractive blonde wife. To add to the theme of mistaken identity, there are several priests running around, some real, some fake. One of these, Basher, is discovered by Winton to be an escaped convict, and is placed under arrest. The corporal is then promoted and becomes eligible for his inheritance.
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    The Night We Got the Bird
    Cyril's family is unaware that he and his cabinet-maker employee are making and selling false antique furniture. It is only when he dies and his salesman Bernie marries his widow Julie that the truth comes out through Cecil re-appearing as a parrot, puzzlingly given as a wedding gift. When a local Brighton heavy realises he's been conned the family band together to try and fix things.
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    The Quiet Woman
    A proprietress of a country inn on the Sussex coast becomes involved with smugglers.
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    Time, Gentlemen, Please!
    Due to its high productivity and (almost) 100% employment, the British Prime Minister is set to visit the village of Little Hayhoe, and the residents want to send the local tramp (Eddie Byrne) to an almshouse.
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    Traveller\
    A group of impecunious Brits are stranded in a Stockholm hotel.
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    Something in the City
    Mr Ningle has been living a lie for seven years by pretending to still be commuting to his financial services job in the City of London from which he had been sacked. Every day, he journeys in and changes into the disguise of his alter ego: an artist who sells paintings on the sidewalk in Trafalgar Square.
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    The Blue Lamp
    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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    Scarlet Thread
    Two villains team up to steal some jewelry. The robbery goes wrong and an innocent man is shot.
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    Whispering Smith Hits London
    US sleuth Whispering Smith arrives in London on vacation, but soon becomes embroiled in a murder case.
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    Women of Twilight
    Vivanne is thrown on her own when her lover is arrested for murder. Searching for a place to live, she eventually finds a room in a boarding-house run by a woman who provides room-and-board for unmarried mothers with an ulterior motive.
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