Date of Birth: Mar 28, 1902
Total Credits at Criticker: 47 (Actor)
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A Tale of Two Cities (1980) - TV Movie
Dissolute barrister Sydney Carton becomes enchanted and then hopelessly in love with the beautiful Lucie Manette. But Lucie loves and marries Charles Darnay, and remains oblivious to Carton's undimmed devotion to her. When Darnay is ensnared in the deadly web of the French Revolution and condemned to die by the guillotine, Sydney Carton concocts a dangerous plot to free the husband of the woman he loves. (imdb)
Gauguin the Savage (1980) - TV Movie
Based on the turbulent life of the temperamental French painter, Paul Gauguin, and his compulsive search for creative freedom which caused him to abandon his wife and five children in Paris for a life of contentement in Tahiti.
A Man Called Intrepid (1979) - TV Mini-Series
During World War II, a wealthy Canadian uses his own money to help the Allies form an espionage network. (imdb)
Les Miserables (1978) - TV Movie
Jean Valjean, convicted of stealing bread, is hounded for decades by the relentless and cruel policeman Javert. (imdb)
The Canterville Ghost (1975) - TV Movie
1975 TV adaptation of "The Canterville Ghost."
Lewis Carroll adaptation
Yanni returns to his homeland, on a Greek island, after several years in London. Soon he is searching for his teenager passion, Elena. She is a married woman now, and adultery leads to violence and crime.
Two spinsters have kept their mad brother locked up in their cellar for 30 years. Then he escapes ... (imdb)
Reformed drug addict travels to Italy to find out who murdered his aunt. (imdb)
A series of horrific murders is traced to a creature that inhabits a very strange house. (imdb)
In a mission in China in 1935, Agatha Andrews (Margaret Leighton) is a rigid missionary beset by Mongolian bandits led by Warlord chief Tunga Khan (Mike Mazurki). (imdb)
Vineyard owner marquis Philippe de Montfaucon is called back to his castle Bellenac because of another dry season. He asks his wife and children to remain in London, but they still come after him. His wife Catherine de Montfaucon soon discovers that her husband is acting mysteriously and that his employees are following old pagan rituals that call for the life of the marquis himself to save the crops. (imdb)
Rod Taylor is Cassidy, a boisterous boy who digs ditches to support his mother and sister. In his spare time, Cassidy is active with the Irish revolutionary movement against the occupying British. He still finds time enough for romance, notably with trashy chorine Julie Christie and timid librarian Maggie Smith... (All Movie Guide)
The Epic That Never Was (1965) - TV Movie
The story of the aborted 1937 filming of "I, Claudius", starring Charles Laughton, with all of its surviving footage. (imdb)
An anachronistic martinet RSM on a remote Colonial African army caught in a local coup d'etat must use his experience to defend those in his care. (imdb)
The old and wealthy Mr. Enderby dies of a heart attack but the ever suspicious Miss Marple has her doubts... (imdb)
Diplomats, soldiers and other representatives of a dozen nations fend off the siege of the International Compound in Peking during the 1900 Boxer Rebellion. The disparate interests unite for survival despite competing factions, overwhelming odds, delayed relief and tacit support of the Boxers by the Empress of China and her generals. (imdb)
Belle (Melina Mercouri) is a tempestuous gypsy girl who is after Sir Paul Deverill (Keith Michell). Her plan is to marry him and take him for every cent he has before moving on to other lovers. (imdb)
A young girl in a bombed out part of London wants to make something beautiful so she plants a garden in a ruined church with the help of her friend. Her parents and the authorities don't understand why she wants to do this. (imdb)
Set on an island off Nova Scotia, the jealousies and loves of the islanders unfold at a casual pace until economic necessity drives them to the mainland. (imdb)
Doctors and nurses of a children's hospital confront the challenges of their profession.
In Shakespeare's classic play, the Montagues and Capulets, two families of Renaissance Italy, have hated each other for years, but the son of one family and the daughter of the other fall desperately in love and secretly marry. (imdb)
In 1942 Britain was clinging to the island of Malta since it was critical to keeping Allied supply lines open. The Axis also wanted it for their own supply lines. Plenty of realistic reenactments and archival combat footage as the British are besieged and try to fight off the Luftwaffe. Against this background, a RAF reconnaissance photographer's romance with a local girl is endangered as he tries to plot enemy movements. (imdb)
A family struggles to try to put their life back together after the eldest son is convicted of, and then executed for, murder.
A young woman marries Prince George but it's far from a love match. Then she falls for a Swedish Count. (imdb)
A teenage runaway finds herself on the road to perdition after she gets involved in crime. Sentenced to three years at an "approved school", she plays the system for her own ends - and afterwards returns to her old ways, with tragic consequences. (Screen Online)
Anglican nuns, led by the stern Sister Clodagh, attempt to establish a religious community in the Himalayas, and must battle not only suspicious locals and the elements, but their own demons as well. (imdb)
An RAF pilot who was shot down during WWII returns home to his English village with his new bride. The trouble is that she is the German lady who helped him escape. Then her brother arrives. (imdb)
The Huggett family go to a holiday camp, and get involved in crooked card players, a murderer on the run, and a pregnant young girl and her boyfriend missing from home. (imdb)
An MP who had been reportedly killed in action during the war, unexpectedly returns to his family, only to find that his wife has been persuaded to take his seat in the House of Commons.
Ingrid Bergman plays a notorious woman (Clio) who comes back to New Orleans and falls for a Texas gambler, portrayed by Gary Cooper. (wiki)
Cleopatra hasn't been on the throne of the pharoahs of Egypt very long when Julius Caesar pays a visit. Caesar finds the prospect of romance more tempting than he expected, since Cleopatra is a rare woman who is bright as well as beautiful. And for Cleopatra, a friendly relationship with the most powerful man in the world may pay dividends in the future. (imdb)
An impending V.I.P. visit causes bustle in an English village, while the Ellis family struggles with private problems. (imdb)
Dora is a young journalist given the job of writing a history of tobacco for her newspaper.
Women in a French concentration camp conceal downed British airmen from Nazi soldiers, and try to help them escape. Produced by Edward Black. Written and directed by Frank Launder. (imdb)
A girl, Carol whom the audience is quickly informed "has been around," and her father arrive to take over the business management of an island in the Bahamas owned by Adrian Ainsworth, descendant of many ancestors who have handled it over the years to the satisfaction of its 250 native residents. He is married to a woman who stays away from the island because she is lonely when there. Adrian doesn't want Carol or her father there, and they don't want to be there. (imdb)
Geoffrey Thorpe is an adventurous and dashing pirate, who feels that he should pirate the Spanish ships for the good of England. In one such battle, he overtakes a Spanish ship and when he comes aboard he finds Dona Maria, a beautiful Spanish royal... (imdb)
The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city... (imdb)
A "documentary" style film to praise the R.A.F. at the start of World War II. The 'Michael Powell' touch adds to the stock footage to bring us the people involved in a bomber attack on the Keil Canal and a Spitfire night fighter repulsion of the Nazi bombers. (imdb)
Cliff and Chuck leave prison together. Cliff tries the straight life but falls back into crime with Chuck and his gang. When he makes enough to enable his brother Tim to buy a garage and marry his sweetheart, Cliff quits crime again. But when he tries to help Chuck later on, he's implicated again. (imdb)
Warners' publicity releases, intended for newspapers,on this film state that Paul Muni worked closely with James Hilton on the adaptation of Hilton's book for this film. Given that most publicity releases of the time (and also now) are best when taken with several grains of salt, this may or may not be true: Dr. David Newcome lives with his wife Jessica and son Gerald in the small English town of Calderbury. (imdb)
A small, sedate British village is shocked when its residents begin receiving hate-filled diatribes, known as "poison pen letters". (imdb)
In 1588, relations between Spain and England are at the breaking point. British sea raiders regularly capture Spanish merchantmen bringing gold from the New World with the support of Queen Elizabeth I. After a plot to depose her is discovered, she enlists Michael Ingolby, whose father was killed by the Inquisition, to go undercover and infiltrate the court of Philip of Spain. Masquerading as one of the traitors, Ingolby finds the names of British subjects in Spanish pay.
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 Tommies (among them Robert Newton, Sebastian Shaw and Anthony Bushell) try to unravel their domestic tribulations before having to ship out again. American expatriate Tim Whelan was the directorial hand who kept the various plot threads from entangling, while another Hollywood vet, James Wong Howe, manned the cameras. (allmovie.com)
The life and times of the Roman emperor Claudius (10 B.C.-A.D. 54).
Biopic of Catherine the great up to her ascension to the throne.
A ballerina falls in love with a wealthy young artist. However, rather than marry her, he wants her to become his mistress. She refuses. Not long afterwards he tells her he's changed is mind and agrees to marry her, but by this time she's beginning to wonder if she can trust him or not.