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James Mason
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Date of Birth: May 15, 1909

Country: UK

Biography: James Neville Mason (15 May 1909 - 27 July 1984) was an English actor who attained stardom in both British and American films. Mason remained a powerful figure in the industry throughout his career and was nominated for three Academy Awards as well as three Golden Globes (winning once)...(Wikipedia)

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (123) | Writer (1) | Director (1)
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The Assisi Underground (1985)
This film sheds light on the role of the Catholic Church and the people of Assisi in rescuing Italian Jews from the Nazis in 1943 (imdb)
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The Shooting Party (1985)
Autumn, 1913: on the eve of the Great War, a small party of lords and ladies gather at the Hertfordshire estate of Sir Randolph Nettleby. A code of propriety governs all: dress, breakfast, relations with the estate's peasants, courtship, shooting, adultery. Lionel Stephens, who is courting Sir Randolph's daughter, gets into a shooting competition with Lord Gilbert Hartlip; Lord Gilbert's wife carries on discreet affairs; a pamphleteer circles the estate calling for no more killing, and Sir Rober (imdb)
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A.D. - Anno Domini (1985)
A.D. - Anno Domini (1985) - TV Mini-Series
Set just after the death of Jesus Christ, this mini-series chronicles the life & adventures of Jesus's disciples, and events in Rome during the reigns of the Emperors Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero. (imdb)
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George Washington (1984)
George Washington (1984) - TV Mini-Series
The early life and career of the American General and President through his participation in the Revolutionary War. (imdb)
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Don
Getting locked in the Metropolitan Museum over night, Big Bird and Snuffy try to get a little boy, and his invivsible cat back into the stars where his mom and dad are. Meanwhile, the gang are locked in too, lokking for Big Bird. (imdb)
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Yellowbeard (1983)
Yellowbeard, a pirate's pirate, is allowed to escape from prison to lead the authorities to his treasure... (imdb)
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Unknown Chaplin (1983)
Unknown Chaplin (1983) - TV Mini-Series
A documentary series examining the film making methods and techniques of Charles Chaplin. (imdb)
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Group Madness (1983)
Documentary on the making of "Yellowbeard"
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Ivanhoe (1982)
Ivanhoe (1982) - TV Movie
Ivanhoe, a worthy and noble knight, the champion of justice returns to England after the holy wars. He find England under the reign of Prince John and his henchmen and finds himself being involved in the power-struggle for the throne of England. (imdb)
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Evil Under the Sun (1982)
Hercule Poirot is called in to investigate a case for an insurance company regarding firstly a dead woman's body found on a moor and then a important diamond sent to the company to be insured turns out to be a fake... (imdb)
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The Verdict (1982)
A lawyer sees the chance to salvage his career and self-respect by taking a medical malpractice case to trial rather than settling. (imdb)
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Making
A look behind the scenes during the making of "The Shining".
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Hollywood (1980)
Hollywood (1980) - TV Mini-Series
This is the definitive documentary on the golden age of Silent film making in Hollywood between the mid-1910's through the advent of sound technology in 1927.
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The Passage (1979)
During WW 2, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees. While being pursued by a sadistic German. (imdb)
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Bloodline (1979)
Audrey Hepburn stars in this mystery/thriller as the heir of a pharmacutical company, but after her inheritence she is the target of an unknown assassin which leads her on an international chase and not knowing whom to trust anymore, not even her own family, or her new lover. (imdb)
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ffolkes (1979)
A terrorist (Anthony Perkins) holds an offshore drilling rig and production platform for ransom in the North Sea. Ffolkes (Roger Moore) a wealthy mysogynistic eccentric, volunteers to send his crack team of soldiers in to stop the terrorists. With few other options available, the British Government reluctantly accepts his help. (imdb)
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Murder by Decree (1979)
Sherlock Holmes investigates London's most infamous case, Jack the Ripper. As he investigates, he finds that the Ripper has friends in high places. (imdb)
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Salem
A small town is infested by vampires. (imdb)
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The Boys from Brazil (1978)
A Nazi hunter in Paraguay discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich. (imdb)
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Heaven Can Wait (1978)
A Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally taken away from his body by an over-anxious angel before he was supposed to die, comes back to life in the body of a recently-murdered millionaire. (imdb)
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The Water Babies (1978)
This children's fantasy tells the story of a 12-year-old boy who discovers a complex underwater world where young children are held prisoner by an evil shark and an eel. (imdb)
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Cross of Iron (1977)
The film opens with a squad of seasoned German soldiers, led by a disillusioned but skilled sergeant... (imdb)
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Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Jesus of Nazareth (1977) - TV Mini-Series
A reverent depiction of the life of Christ using the Gospel accounts. (imdb)
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Fear in the City (1976)
A cop pursues the Mob for revenge as well as personal honor.
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Voyage of the Damned (1976)
937 Jewish Germans are offered safe haven in Havana, Cuba, in 1939. They depart Hamburg in high spirits, looking forward to their new life. However, the whole voyage is actually a Nazi propaganda scheme and the passengers are never really intended to be allowed ashore once they reach their destination. After weeks of unsuccessful pleas they are forced to return back to Europe. (imdb)
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Autobiography of a Princess (1975)
A divorced Indian Princess lives in London and spends time with Cyril Sahib, her father's tutor. (wikipedia)
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Mandingo (1975)
A slave owner in the 1840s trains his slaves to be bare-knuckle fighting champions, unaware that his daughter is having an affair with his top fighter. (imdb)
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The Flower in His Mouth (1975)
A female school teacher is implicated in a murder in a Sicilian town only hours after her arrival. The dead man insulted her on the bus on the way into town. As the mystery unfolds, it becomes clear that the town is hiding some very sinister secrets. (imdb)
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The Left Hand of the Law (1975)
Captain Ferrio, a dedicated police officer, is ready to go to the very limits of the law in his struggle against the growing world of crime.
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Inside Out (1975)
Telly Savalas, James Mason and Robert Culp join together to discover a hidden cache of $6 million in Nazi gold in this action caper. (All Movie Guide)
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Kidnap Syndicate (1975)
Kidnappers swipe two boys, releasing one, the son of a wealthy industrialist who meets their ransom demands. When they kill the other boy, a mechanic's son, the father goes on a revengeful killing spree.
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11 Harrowhouse (1974)
A small time diamond merchant jumps at the chance to supervise the purchase and cutting of a large first class diamond. But when the diamond is stolen from him, he is blackmailed into pulling off a major heist at the Diamond Exchange, located at 11 Harrowhouse. (imdb)
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The Destructors (1974)
When a US intelligence agent (Anthony Quinn) is unable to bring a ruthless drug baron (James Mason) to justice, he resorts to hiring a contract killer. But the man he is put in contact with (Michael Caine) turns out to be an old friend. (imdb)
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Great Expectations (1974)
Charles Dickens' classic tale of Pip, a poor orphan who befriends an escaped convict and who grows up in the company of a bitter old woman, Miss Havisham, and her haughty young ward, Estella. Pip learns the rewards of both vindictiveness and gratitude as a result of these events. (imdb)
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Frankenstein: The True Story (1973)
A more psychological telling of the Mary Shelley story has a different kind of monster... (imdb)
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The Last of Sheila (1973)
Sheila is killed in a hit-and-run car accident following a party one night. A year later her multi-millionaire husband, Clinton, invites a group of her friends to spend a week on a his yacht. He's a notorious practical joker and insists his guests play a mystery game where each has been assigned a crime for the others to discover.(imdb)
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The MacKintosh Man (1973)
Joseph Rearden takes the fall for a robbery and winds up in the Scrubs. From there he escapes in the company of a convicted spy and is taken to a remote manor at an unknown location where he is kept isolated. He overpowers his guard and flies, but nothing is quite what it seems in this drama of intrigue as Rearden pursues his quarry from Ireland to Malta. (imdb)
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Child
At an exclusive boys' school, a new gym teacher is drawn into a feud between two older instructors, and he discovers that everything at the school is not quite as staid, tranquil and harmless as it seems. (imdb)
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Bad Man
Robber Roy King loses his wife, Alicia, to revolutionary Montero. Despite their rivalry they collaborate in an attempt to rob the Mexican government of one million dollars. (imdb)
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Kill! (1971)
Interpol investigates the freelance killings of drug and porn peddlers. (imdb)
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Cold Sweat (1970)
A brutal drug trader takes his violent revenge after his wife is captured by a drug boss. (imdb)
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Spring and Port Wine (1970)
A stern father and lenient mother try to deal with the ups and downs of their four children's lives in working class Bolton. (imdb)
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The Yin and the Yang of Mr. Go (1970)
An American draft dodger and aspiring writer named Nero Finnigan becomes involved with the notorious Mr. Go, an oriental organized crime mastermind. They conspire to blackmail an American weapons scientist into providing secrets to Mr. Go's organization for resale to the highest bidder. Leo Zimmerman, who is an American CIA agent and James Joyce scholar, then arrives and is charged with recovering the scientist and his work by whatever means necessary. (Wikipedia)
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Age of Consent (1969)
An elderly artist thinks he has become too stale and is past his prime. His friend (and agent) persuades him to go to an offshore island to try once more. On the island he re-discovers his muse in the form of a young girl. (imdb)
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Duffy (1968)
Duffy (James Coburn) is a cunning aristocrat of criminals who is hired by Stefane (James Fox), a young playboy, to hijack a boat carrying several million dollars of his father's fortune. The plot succeeds, with a little help from Segolene (Susannah York), Stefane's girlfriend - but also with an unexpected, sudden turn of events. (imdb)
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Vienna: The Years Remembered (1968)
This is a short promotional piece from MGM in connection with the filming of MAYERLING in Vienna, an historical costume drama.
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Mayerling (1968)
In 1888 the heir to the Habsburg Empire is forced into a suicide pact with his mistress.
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The Sea Gull (1968)
Film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's story of life in rural Russia during the latter part of the 19th century.
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Stranger in the House (1967)
John Sawyer, once an eminent barrister, has slid into a life of cynicism and drunkenness since his wife left him. When his daughter's boyfriend is accused of murder, Sawyer decides to try to pull himself together and defend him in court. (imdb)
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The London Nobody Knows (1967)
The film takes us on a tour of 1960s London, with James Mason guiding us around the capital's hidden (and now largely long-gone) basements, alleys, nooks and crannies.
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The Deadly Affair (1966)
A British agent sets out to uncover the hidden facts behind a British government employee's suicide. (imdb)
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Dare I Weep, Dare I Mourn (1966)
Otto Hoffman hated his father, and will soon be rid of him. He has only to go into East Germany to bring the old man's body back to the West for burial. Also in East Germany is his mother's jewelry-which Otto's cousins would like him to smuggle across the border. (TV.com)
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Georgy Girl (1966)
A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while striving to capture some of the glamourous life of her swinging London roommate. (imdb)
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The Blue Max (1966)
A young pilot in the German air force of 1918, disliked as lower-class and unchivalrous, tries ambitiously to earn the medal offered for 20 kills. (imdb)
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Los pianos mecánicos (1965)
Vincent (Hardy Kruger) is recovering from a nervous breakdown in a seaside village on the Costa Brava. He enters into an affair with nightclub owner Jenny (Melina Mercouri), but their relationship changes when she falls for alcoholic author Pascal Regnier (James Mason), who is struggling to resume his writing career.
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Lord Jim (1965)
James Burke, after distinguishing himself as a midshipman in the British merchant marine, rapidly rises to the rank of executive officer, second in command of a ship. A broken foot necessitates that he be put ashore to heal. After his recovery, the very proud Jim - his pride rooted in his competence, which had made him a highly respected and admired naval officer - signs on as the executive officer of the Patna, a rusty tub manned by a third-rate crew overseen by a barbarous captain... (imdb)
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La verifica incerta (1965)
A compilation film about stereotypes drawn from some 500,000 feet of colour footage of Cinemascope movies made in Hollywood between 1953 and 1958.
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Genghis Khan (1965)
Temujin raises a Mongol army and revenges himself on his old enemy Jamuga. (variety)
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The Pumpkin Eater (1964)
The study of a marriage. Jo has five children and husband number two when she meets writer Jake Armitage. She leaves this husband to marry Jake, and his career takes off. A few years and at least one child later, Jo is deeply depressed, breaking down in the middle of Harrods... (imdb)
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The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
Action-packed look at the beginnings of the fall of the Roman Empire. Here is the glory, the greed and grandeur that was Rome. Here is the story of personal lust for power, and the shattering effects of that power's loss. Here is the tale of the plight of a people living on the brink of a political abyss.
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Rome in Madrid (1964)
James Mason narrates the making of "Fall of the Roman Empire"
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Beta Som (1963)
The captains of two enemy ships find themselves blockaded at Tangiers, and begin to find a genuine desire for peace.
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Hero
On an island off the Carolina coast, an 18th century family is being besieged by murderous local fisherman. An outsider joins the family, aided by a mysterious stranger who turns out to be Blackbeard the Pirate. (imdb)
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Escape from Zahrain (1962)
Set in "Zahrain," a barely-disguised Middle Eastern nation. Sharif (Yul Brynner) is a rebel who has taken up arms against the country's corrupt government and the forces of Western imperialism. Now he and a small party of supporters (one a kidnapped woman about to become a supporter) take off across the desert with soldiers in hot pursuit. As the group flees through untamed country, there are brief moments of respite but no immediate escape in sight. (allmovie.com)
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Tiara Tahiti (1962)
A former army officer travels to Tahiti with the purpose of building a resort hotel there. His efforts are stymied when he encounters his ex-commanding officer already living on the island.
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Lolita (1962)
A middle-aged novelist falls in love with a 16-year-old girl.
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The Marriage-Go-Round (1961)
A Swedish woman wants her American host to father her baby. (imdb)
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The Trials of Oscar Wilde (1960)
At the height of his fame (his plays being much celebrated in London in the 1890's), Oscar Wilde angers the Lord Queensbury by having what is whispered and gossiped as a romantic relationship with Queensbury's son, twenty years Wilde's junior. When Queensbury slanders Wilde, the arrogant artist decides to take the matter to court, and brings about his own downfall. (imdb)
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North by Northwest (1959)
An advertising executive is mistaken for a spy and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.
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Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)
An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center (imdb)
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A Touch of Larceny (1959)
A Naval officer pretends to have sold secrets to the Russians then sues the newspapers in order to raise funds which will help him win the woman he loves from a wealthy and influential rival. (imdb)
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Cry Terror! (1958)
A gang of terrorists hold a man, his wife, and their young daughter hostage in exchange for $500,000.
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The Decks Ran Red (1958)
A dishonest seamen plan a murderous mutiny. (TCM.com)
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Island in the Sun (1957)
Set on a fictitious island in the Carribean during colonial British rule. It focuses on the life of a young charismatic and handsome black male with political aspirations. He finds himself confused on returning home when his romantic liaison with a white female tends to conflict with his political views. The plot is further strengthened by a look at the lives of a white ex-pat family also living on the island. The family has to deal with problems of infidelity, racism and murder. (imdb)
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Bigger Than Life (1956)
A seriously ill schoolteacher becomes dependent on a "miracle" drug that begins to affect his sanity. (imdb)
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Forever, Darling (1956)
Susan is surprised to find her Guardian Angel standing in her living room. Even more surprising is the fact that said angel is an exact double for Susan's favorite movie star, James Mason.
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo (imdb)
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A Star Is Born (1954)
Drunken waining movie star Norman Maine meets showgirl Esther Blodgett when he literally stumbles into her act one night... (imdb)
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Prince Valiant (1954)
Hal Foster's Sunday-comics saga of a young Viking prince in the service of King Arthur is brought to the screen in CinemaScope and Technicolor in Prince Valiant. Despite the fact that he sports a dutch bob that makes him look like actress Phyllis Kirk, Robert Wagner is quite virile and convincing as the title character. (All Movie Guide)
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The Desert Rats (1953)
Rommel has the British in retreat on his way to the Suez Canal. All that stands in his way is Tobruk, held by a vastly out numbered force of Australian troops. Richard Burton leads these troops on daring raids against Rommel, keeping him off balance as they earn the nickname 'The Desert Rats'. (imdb)
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The Man Between (1953)
The story of East Berliner Ivo Kern (Mason) who rescues Susanne Mallison (Claire Bloom), a British woman trapped in the Soviet Zone, is a minor masterpiece of suspense. Despite great danger to himself, Kern takes it upon himself to escort Mallison back to her family in West Berlin. After a daring dash through the countryside, the seeming impossible is achieved--but only through a conspicuous act of self sacrifice... (AllMovie.com)
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Charade (1953)
Mason and wife Pamela star in this trilogy of love and violence. "Portrait of a Murderer" has a young artist sketching the picture of the man who--unknown to her--has just murdered her girlfriend. "Duel at Dawn" concerns an 1880s Austrian officer who steals a woman from another officer and is then challenged to a duel. "The Midas Touch" revolves around a successful but dissatisfied man who abandons his riches to find the meaning of life.
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Botany Bay (1953)
In 1787 prisoners from London's Newgate Gaol are to be shipped to New South Wales. Hugh Tallant is an American medical student whom, we learn at sea, was falsely imprisoned. Because of his attempt to escape, evil Captain Gilbert decides to return him to England on charges of mutiny. Events, including arrival of plague, keep Tallant busy in New South Wales. (imdb)
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The Story of Three Loves (1953)
Three loosely connected love stories.
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The Tell-Tale Heart (1953)
A stylish and faithful adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's classic short story. Narrated in first-person by James Mason, the main character calmly tells the police of an unnatural revulsion with his landlord's "strange" eye that leads him to murder the landlord and hide his dismembered body under the floorboards of a rooming house... (imdb)
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Julius Caesar (1953)
Brutus, Cassius, and other high-ranking Romans murder Caesar, because they believe his ambition will lead to tyranny. The people of Rome are on their side until Antony, Caesar's right-hand man, makes a moving speech. The conspirators are driven from Rome, and two armies are formed: one side following the conspirators; the other, Antony. Antony has the superior force, and surrounds Brutus and Cassius, but they kill themselves to avoid capture. (imdb)
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Face to Face (1952)
film adapted from the stories The Secret Sharer by Joseph Conrad and The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky by Stephen Crane.
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5 Fingers (1952)
Based on a true story. In neutral Turkey during WWII, the ambitious and extremely efficient valet for the British ambassador tires of being a servant and forms a plan to promote himself to rich gentleman of leisure. His employer has many secret documents; he will photograph them, and with the help of a refugee Countess, sell them to the Nazis. When he makes a certain amount of money, he will retire to South America with the Countess as his wife. (imdb)
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Lady Possessed (1952)
In a London nursing home, Jean Wilson, a happily-married American woman, while in a state of self-consciousness, hears Jimmy Del Palma, angrily berate the hospital management for the out-dated treatment used on his wife, who dies a bit later. When she is well again, Jean rents the former home of Del Palma, a famous concert pianist, and his late wife. Not knowing why, she begins to fall in love with the absent man and on hearing about his wife's death, dreams of taking her place. (imdb)
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The Prisoner of Zenda (1952)
English trout fisher Rudolf Rassendyll is about the only tourist not coming for the coronation of Central-European King Rudolf V at Strelsau, but happens to be a distance relative and is approached on account of their canning resemblance to stand in for the drunk king... (imdb)
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The Desert Fox (1951)
The life and career of the respected World War II German general. (imdb)
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Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)
Albert Lewin's interpretation of the legend of the Flying Dutchman. In a little spanish seaport named Esperanza, during the 30s, appears Hendrick van der Zee, the mysterious captain of a yacht (he is the only one aboard). Pandora is a beautiful woman (who men kill and die for). She's never really fallen in love with any man, but she feels very attracted by Hendrick... (imdb)
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One Way Street (1950)
After stealing a gangster's money and his girlfriend, a doctor heads for a small village in Mexico. (imdb)
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East Side, West Side (1949)
Brandon and Jessie Bourne has been married to each other for many years. A few years ago, Brandon had an extra-martial affair with Isabel Lorrison. Now she has come back to New York intending to start over with the relationship once again. Meanwhile, Jessie is attracted to Mark Dwyer, just arrived from a secret mission in Italy. (imdb)
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Caught (1949)
It was her childhood dream come true. She had married a man worth millions. But her innocent dream became a tormented nightmare once she realized the truth about her husband. He was more than a millionaire, he was absolutely insane (imdb)
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Madame Bovary (1949)
French author Gustave Flaubert is on trial for writing the "indecent" novel "Madame Bovary." To prove that he wrote a moral tale, Flaubert narrates the story of beautiful Emma Bovary, an adulteress who destroyed the lives of everyone she came in contact with. (imdb)
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The Reckless Moment (1949)
After discovering the dead body of Bea Harper's lover, Bea's mother Lucia hides the body under the assumption that it was her daughter who killed the man. Martin Donnelly comes to blackmail Lucia on behalf of his partner Nagel and falls in love with Lucia instead. Nagel wants the money and Donnelly kills Nagel to protect Lucia, and then kills himself to end the impossible relationship with the married Lucia. (imdb)
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Odd Man Out (1947)
Johnny McQueen, leader of a clandestine Irish organization, has been hiding in the house of Kathleen and her mother, planning a hold-up that will provide his group with the funds needed to continue its activities. During the hold-up, things go sour... (imdb)
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The Upturned Glass (1947)
A prominent neurosurgeon relates to his students in medical school a story about an affair he had with a married woman and how, after the affair was over, the woman one day fell out a window and died. The surgeon, suspecting that she was murdered, set out to find her killer--but, instead of turning the suspect over to the police, he planned to take his own revenge on the murderer. (imdb)
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The Wicked Lady (1945)
Lady Barbara Skelton is frustrated by the stifling conventions of seventeenth-century England and asserts her independence through stealing her best friend's husband, turning to gambling and becoming a highwaywoman.
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The Seventh Veil (1945)
One dark summer night, Francesca Cunningham, a once world famed pianist, escapes from her hospital room and tries to commit suicide by jumping off a local bridge. She is rescued and taken back to the hospital and undergoes psychological treatment by Dr. Larsen. Larsen, desperately wants to know the events and persons who drove her to this state and help her... (imdb)
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They Were Sisters (1945)
The story of three sisters who marry men of widely different character as their individual and widely-different married lives unfold. One sister (Phyllis Calvert) is happily married but childless; the second promiscuously plays through years of an unhappy and loveless marriage, and the third is tortured by the mental cruelties inflicted on her by a domineering husband (James Mason). (imdb)
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A Place of One
An elderly couple move into an old, supposedly haunted abandoned house. A young girl comes to live with the pair as a companion for the wife. However, soon the girl is possessed by the spirit of another girl, a wealthy woman who had once lived in the house but who had been murdered there. (imdb)
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Candlelight in Algeria (1944)
A British spy risks his life in Nazi occupied Algeria to retrieve a vital piece of film with details of a secret allied meeting.
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Fanny by Gaslight (1944)
Returning to 1870's London after finishing at boarding school, Fanny winesses the death of her father in a fight with Lord Manderstoke. She then finds that her family has for many years been running a bordello next door to their home. When her mother dies shortly after, she next discovers that her real father is in fact a well-respected politician... (imdb)
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Hotel Reserve (1944)
An Austrian medical student living and working in France is hauled in by the police while on holiday in the south of the country. Accused of espionage he is sent back to his hotel to find out who might really be the spy. (imdb)
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The Man in Grey (1943)
At an estate auction in WWII England, two strangers meet and muse about their families' history and possible connections. Flashbacks reveal the story of the sweet, rich, and beautiful Clarissa Richmond and her friendship with bitter, impoverished Hesther Snow. (imdb)
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The Bells Go Down (1943)
Comedian Tommy Trinder plays it straight in this tribute to the wartime AFS (Auxiliary Fire Service). The dedicated band who kept the fires of London under control during the blitz and fire bombings of WWII. (imdb)
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They Met in the Dark (1943)
A Royal navy Commander is tricked by a pretty girl who is working for the Nazis. She tricks him into revealing some military secrets and he is court martial. He vows to track her and her accomplices down. (imdb)
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Alibi (1942)
The British Alibi is based on the warhorse story by Marcel Archard, previously filmed in France in 1931. Raymond Lovell steps into the old Erich Von Stroheim role as Professor Winkler, a phony mystic playing to capacity crowds in Paris. Confronting a man who'd previously exposed him as a fraud in the US, Winkler kills the man. He then establishes an alibi by paying nightclub hostess Helene (Margaret Lockwood) to tell the police that she was in his company at the time of the murder. (allrovi.com)
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The Night Has Eyes (1942)
Two teachers, man-hungry Doris and restrained Marian, visit the Yorkshire moors a year after friend Evelyn disappeared there. On a stormy night, they take refuge in the isolated cottage of Stephen, one-time pianist shellshocked in the Spanish Civil War. Doris flees as soon as the flood subsides; but Marian's suspicions about Evelyn's fate, in conflict with her growing love for Stephen, prompt her to stay on among the misty bogs (imdb)
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Secret Mission (1942)
Three British spies and a French resistance fighter sneak into occupied France to gather information about the German forces for a planned invasion. (imdb)
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Thunder Rock (1942)
A foreign correspondent becomes a lighthouse keeper in despair at the outside world and lives a fantasy life until he finds the spirit to return.
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Hatter
It is set in the fictional Scottish town of Levenford on the Clyde estuary. It tells the story of a hatter called James Brodie whose pride and arrogance gradually destroy his family and life.
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The Patient Vanishes (1941)
A private detective, whose father is a Scotland Yard man, takes a case involving extortion and kidnapping. A young girl is kidnapped from a nursing home and he advises the girl's father not to pay the ransom. After several near-misses on his life, he learns that the doctor in charge of the nursing home has also been taken prisoner by the kidnappers.
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I Met a Murderer (1939)
Farmer Mark Warrow lives an unhappy existence with his shrewish wife Martha. His only happiness comes from his dog. When his wife loses her temper and kills his beloved pet, Warrow snaps and murders Martha. He goes on the run and comes across a young woman in a caravan. She gives him a lift and unbeknownst to him, she recognizes him and plans to write a book called "I Met a Murderer". She unexpectedly falls for him as the police close in. (imdb)
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The High Command (1938)
A general of the old school, who believes strongly in his own honour and sense of duty, must come to terms with a crime he commited years earlier, during the confusion of World War I (imdb)
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The Mill on the Floss (1937)
Romeo and Juliet in 1930s England. The owner of the mill and the local lord are in conflict over water rights. The lord wins threatening the mill owner with financial ruin. (imdb)
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Fire Over England (1937)
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.
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Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel (1937)
Sir Percy Blakeney, aka the Scarlet Pimpernel, has left off rescuing the French nobility from the guillotine, having promised his wife never to return to Paris. But the villainous Robespierre and his henchman are determined to get hold of Blakeney any way they can and lop off his head from crimes against France. They lure him to France by kidnapping his wife, a French aristocrat, and sentencing her to death, knowing that Blakeney and his gang will be forced to come to her rescue.
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Secret of Stamboul (1936)
Secret of Stamboul is a 1936 British thriller film, taken from the novel The Eunuch of Stamboul by Dennis Wheatley, directed by Andrew Marton and starring Valerie Hobson, James Mason and Frank Vosper. A British agent (Mason) travels to Istanbul (Stamboul) to try and thwart a revolution.
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Twice Branded (1936)
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Late Extra (1935)
A newspaper reporter sets out to track down a cop killer. (imdb)
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