Mervyn Johns

Mervyn Johns

Total Credits at Criticker: 46 (Actor)

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    A Christmas Carol
    An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by ghosts on Christmas Eve. (imdb)
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    Dead of Night
    Architect Walter Craig, seeking the possibility of some work at a country farmhouse, soon finds himself once again stuck in his recurring nightmare (imdb)
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    The Day of the Triffids
    A shower of meteorites produces a glow that blinds anyone that looks at it. As it was such a beautiful sight, most people were watching, and as a consequence, 99% of the population go blind. This chaos results in the escape of some Triffids: experimental plants that are capable of moving themselves around and attacking people. (imdb)
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    The Vicious Circle
    When Dr Howard Latimer finds the German Actress that he has just met at London Airport murdered in his flat, it leads him into the world of murder, blackmail and a fake passport scam. (imdb)
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    My Learned Friend
    An insane murderer is on the loose, and gunning for the men who put him away. Will Hay is on the list, and co-opts Claude Hulbert to try and stop him from meeting a grisly end. This black comedy suggests that, had he lived, Will Hay might have moved on to the darker corners of Ealing comedies such as 'The Ladykillers'. (imdb)
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    Never Let Go
    A cosmetic salesman sets out to prove to himself and his wife that he is not a failure. (imdb)
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    55 Days at Peking
    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)
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    1984
    In a futuristic, state-run society controlled by "Big Brother" in which love is outlawed, employee of the state Winston Smith falls for Julia, and is tortured and brainwashed for his crime. (IMDb)
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    The Master of Ballantrae
    Buckle on your swashes for this swashbuckling adventure with a highlander who fought for Bonnie Prince Charlie who, after various escapades, becomes a pirate. (imdb)
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    The Bells Go Down
    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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    Edward, My Son
    Arnold Boult is determined to make his son a success at all costs. He commits arson, causes two suicides, and bribes people. His wife, unable to leave him, becomes alcoholic and dies. His son is killed. After doing time in prison he searches for his illegitimate grandson. (imdb)
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    The Captive Heart
    In 1940, a concentration-camp escapee assumes the identity of a dead British officer, only to become a prisoner of war. (imdb)
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    The Old Dark House
    An American who sells cars in England receives a mysterious invitation from an old, eccentric millionaire to visit his house in which he lives with his twin brother. (imdb)
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    Romeo and Juliet
    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)
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    Captain Boycott
    Irish peasants revolt against a cruel British landlord. (TCM.com)
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    Once More, with Feeling!
    Yul Brynner plays a musical genius whose eccentricities are kept in check by his wife, until she discovers him "auditioning" a sultry young pianist. She walks out on him and his career promptly starts skidding. The temperamental maestro must again win his scorned wife. (imdb)
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    Call Me Genius
    Anthony Hancock gives up his office job to become an abstract artist. He has a lot of enthusiasm, but little talent, and critics scorn his work. Nevertheless, he impresses an emerging very talented artist. (imdb)
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    Finger of Guilt
    Blackmail threatens an American filmmaker's attempts to rebuild his career in England. (TCM.com)
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    The Foreman Went to France
    Based on the true story of Melbourne Johns, an aircraft factory foreman sent to France to prevent the Nazis getting hold of some vital equipment. (imdb)
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    The Halfway House
    A group of travellers, each with a personal problem that they want to hide, arrive at a mysterious Welsh country inn. There is a certain strangeness in the air as they are greeted by the innkeeper and his daughter (Mervyn Johns and his real life daughter Glynis Johns). Why are all the newspapers a year old ? And why doesn't Gwyneth seem to cast a shadow? (imdb)
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    San Demetrio London
    The San Demetrio of the title is a British merchant ship in an Atlantic convoy in 1940. Disabled and left to the mercy of patrolling U-boats the crew must keep her afloat and out of harms way. (imdb)
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    Pink String and Sealing Wax
    A drunken, abusive tavern-keeper's adulterous wife uses the backward son of a rigid, puritanical pharmacist who makes his entire family miserable. (imdb)
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    Counterblast
    This film was not known as "Devil's Plot" until 1953, when distributor Herbert Bregstein acquired the USA theatre rights and changed the title from "Counterblast" to "Devil's Plot." The reason for the title change was to disguise the fact that this was the same movie that had already been sold to television,and was currently playing on British and American television as "Counterblast." A more apt changed title would have been "Cheater's Plot," since the title change was an obvious ploy to keep t (imdb)
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    The Next of Kin
    Wartime propaganda piece giving the warning "Be like Dad, Keep Mum". A gossipy housewife is overheard talking about what her son is doing by a Nazi spy. (imdb)
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    Easy Money
    A win on the football pools in postwar Britain changes lives. A happy family is turned into an unhappy argumentative lot until it is discovered the coupon apparently didn't get posted. A mild-mannered clerk worries about how to tell his overbearing boss he is quitting. A double-bass player finds life without the orchestra lacks something. The lure of the big money even turns some people into criminals, as when a coupon checker is tempted by his night-club singer girlfriend to cheat the company. (imdb)
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    The Counterfeit Plan
    A reformed forger runs into an acquaintance from his past, now an escaped murderer, who blackmails him into resuming his criminal career. (imdb)
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    80,000 Suspects
    British doctor Richard Johnson arrives in the city of Bath, where a smallpox epidemic has broken out. If he has any hope of stemming the disease, he must locate and isolate its source. As if he hasn't got enough trouble on his hands, Johnson must contend with his failing marriage to Claire Bloom. Both of his problems are solved to everyone's satisfaction, but not without a few hypertense moments along the way. (allmovie.com)
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    The Blue Peter
    The title is derived from the flag of England's Outward Bound Sea School at Aberdovey, Wales: Mike Merriworth, a Merchant Navy hero of the Korean War returns to England after three years of captivity in Communist hands, his mind confused by brain-washing and indoctrination at the hands of his captors, and accepts a post as an instructor at the Outward Bound Sea School. (imdb)
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    Diamond City
    Set in the diamond fields of South Africa, Stafford Parker is a lawman trying to maintain a semblance of law and order in the "Wild South." (imdb)
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    Dishonour Bright
    A man is cited as the co-respondent in a divorce case, but is cheerfully unashamed when he appears in court. (wikipedia.org)
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    Everything Is Thunder
    The story involves a Canadian POW being hidden by a German citizen during World War I. The surprise herein is that the German is Constance Bennett, one hundred percent sympathetic and (eventually) apolitical. Douglass Montgomery is the prisoner, first discovered in Connie's bathroom while the police scramble through her apartment building. Despite the possibility of being liquidated as a traitor, Ms. (allmovie.com)
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    The Gypsy and the Gentleman
    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)
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    Helter Skelter
    A detective gets involved with a wealthy socialite who can't seem to stop hiccupping. (imdb)
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    In the Soup
    A young married couple try to impress a rich relation by posing as maid and butler of the household. (imdb)
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    A Jolly Bad Fellow
    An English professor decides that there are too many useless people in the world and invents a gas that will kill them off. But first they'll at least have a good laugh. (imdb)
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    Lady in Danger
    Walls plays an Englishman who's assigned the task of transporting a Queen(Yvonne Arnaud) of a revolution-torn country to England incognito. Hiding her in his London apartment, then his country house gives rise to many misunderstandings among his employees, friends and his Fianceé. (imdb)
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    Saloon Bar
    Against a background of Christmas and the pending arrival of another baby for the landlord, a group of pub locals lead by bookie Joe Harris set out to prove that former customer Eddie Graves is not guilty of the murder for which he is due to be hanged in the morning. (imdb)
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    Tall Headlines
    A family struggles to try to put their life back together after the eldest son is convicted of, and then executed for, murder.
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    The National Health
    Reminiscent of the Carry On film series, this black comedy with tragic overtones focuses on the appalling conditions in an under-funded national health hospital, which are contrasted comically with a Dr. Kildare-style soap opera airing on the ward television. (Wikipedia)
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    The Devil\
    The black sheep of a family (Dick Dudgeon) and the local minister (Anthony Anderson) discover their true vocations during the Revolutionary War. (imdb)
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    Jamaica Inn
    In Cornwall, around 1800, a young woman discovers that she's living near a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecks for profit. (imdb)
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    They Knew Mr. Knight
    A random accident brings struggling businessman Thomas Blake into contact with Mr Knight, a successful financier. Knight encourages him to take risks with his money and his honour, and Blake discovers that all that glitters is not gold.
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    No Love for Johnnie
    After winning re-election, British Labour Party M.P. Johnnie Byrne faces a series of setbacks in his political career, as well as in his marriage, and must act wisely in order to save both. (imdb)
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    Who Killed the Cat?
    A scheming widow tries to persecute three old ladies, but fate takes its revenge on her.
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    The Surgeon\
    When his patient dies during an operation, a surgeon resorts to murder to cover up his negligence.
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    Tony Draws a Horse
    A stuffy doctor and his psychologist wife fall out about how to bring up their son, who has outraged his father by drawing a biologically realistic horse on the wall.
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