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Nigel Bruce
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Country: USA

Total Titles at Criticker: 72 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (72)
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World for Ransom (1954)
A crime thriller that is based on the popular 1950s TV series China Smith.
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Hong Kong (1952)
An ex-GI tries to steal a valuable antique from an orphan in China.
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Limelight (1952)
A fading comedian and a suicidally despondent ballet dancer must look to each other to find meaning and hope in their lives.
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Bwana Devil (1952)
British railway workers in Kenya are becoming the favorite snack of two man-eating lions. Head engineer Bob Hayward becomes obsessed with trying to kill the beasts before they maul everyone on his crew.
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Vendetta (1950)
The story begins in old New Orleans, where hot-blooded Corsican maiden Colomba (Faith Domergue) coerces her brother Orso (George Dolenz) into avenging their father's murder. There follows a series of labyrinthine plot twists, leading to a corpse-strewn denouement. Hillary Brooke co-stars as British gentlewoman Lydia Nevil, with whom Orso has a brief romance before sacrificing love for honor. (allrovi.com)
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Julia Misbehaves (1948)
A showgirl returns to her stuffy estranged husband when their daughter gets engaged. (TCM.com)
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The Exile (1947)
Charles II, the King of England, finds himself in exile in Holland, where he falls in love with a beautiful farm-girl. (imdb)
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The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947)
Struggling artist Gerry Carroll meets Sally whilst on holiday in the country. A romance develops but he doesn't tell her he's already married. Suffering from mental illness, Gerry returns home where he paints an impression of his wife as the angel of death and then promptly poisons her. He marries Sally but after a while he finds a strange urge to paint her as the angel of death too and history seems about to repeat itself. (imdb)
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Sherlock Holmes: Terror by Night (1946)
Holmes is hired by Roland Carstairs to prevent the theft of the Star of Rhodesia, an enormous diamond owned by Carstairs' mother... (imdb)
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Sherlock Holmes: Dressed to Kill (1946)
A set of cheap musicboxes that people are willing to kill for puts Sherlock Holmes on the case. (imdb)
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Sherlock Holmes: The Woman in Green (1945)
Holmes and Watson investigate a series of bizarre and apparently unconnected murders, and the death of a possible suspect... (imdb)
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The Corn Is Green (1945)
Schoolteacher Lilly Moffat is dismayed by conditions in a Welsh mining town. She sets up a school to teach fundamental education to the villagers. Her housekeeper and daughter oppose the project, as does the local Squire who will not rent her space. Using part of her own home, she goes ahead with Miss Moffat's School. One of her students Morgan Evans turns from bully to brilliant student. (imdb)
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Son of Lassie (1945)
Laddie (Son of Lassie) and his master are trapped in Norway during WW2 - has he inherited his mothers famous courage? (imdb)
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Sherlock Holmes and the House of Fear (1945)
Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of deaths at a castle with each foretold by the delivery of orange pips to the victims. (imdb)
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Sherlock Holmes in Pursuit to Algiers (1945)
Holmes and Watson on a transatlantic ocean liner escorting Nikolas, heir to a foreign throne. Also on board are a number of assassins, plotting against their sovereign. (imdb)
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Frenchman
An English lady falls madly in love with a French Pirate. (imdb)
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Follow the Boys (1944)
During World War II, all the studios put out "all-star" vehicles which featured virtually every star on the lot--often playing themselves--in musical numbers and comedy skits, and were meant as morale-boosters to both the troops overseas and the civilians at home. This was Universal Pictures' effort. It features everyone from Donald O'Connor to the Andrews Sisters to Orson Welles to W.C. Fields to George Raft to Marlene Dietrich, and dozens of other Universal players. (imdb)
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Gypsy Wildcat (1944)
A wicked baron oppresses Gypsies but is fascinated by the beautiful Carla, who loves a stranger on a white horse. (imdb)
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Sherlock Holmes: The Scarlet Claw (1944)
Holmes and Watson investigate mysterious deaths in the Canadian village of La Mort Rouge, in a tribute to Canada in wartime. (imdb)
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Sherlock Holmes in Pearl of Death (1944)
When a valuable pearl with a sinister reputation is stolen, Sherlock Holmes must investigate its link to a series of brutal murders. (imdb)
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Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943)
Starting in Switzerland, Sherlock Holmes rescues the inventor of a bomb-sight which the allies want to keep from the Nazis... (imdb)
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Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943)
During WWII several murders occur at a convalescent home where Dr. Watson has volunteered his services. He summons Holmes for help and the master detective proceeds to solve the crime from a long list of suspects including the owners of the home, the staff and the patients recovering there. (imdb)
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Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943)
In World War II, a British secret agent carrying a vitally important document is kidnapped en route to Washington. The British government calls on Sherlock Holmes to recover it. (imdb)
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Lassie Come Home (1943)
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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Sherlock Holmes in The Spider Woman (1943)
Sherlock Holmes has to solve a mystery about a series of suicides of known gamblers. (imdb)
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Forever and a Day (1943)
During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he meets Susan Trimble who lives in the house and who is strictly against the sale. While they spend the night in an air-raid shelter she tells him the story of the building from it's construction in 1804 until present day. (imdb)
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Eagle Squadron (1942)
An American joins the British Royal Air Force just before Pearl Harbor is attacked, and falls in love with a beautiful English girl. (imdb)
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Journey for Margaret (1942)
An American newspaperman and his wife, caught in the London blitz, lose their unborn child in an air raid. Outraged, they visit a shelter for homeless children where they fall in love with orphans Margaret and her brother Peter. They eventually adopt the children and bring them to America. (imdb)
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Roxie Hart (1942)
To try and kick-start her show-business career, our heroine admits to a Chicago murder. But although Cook County don't seem to let dames swing, and even with top slippery lawyer Billy Flynn, it's all something of a gamble. (imdb)
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Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942)
England, at the start of World War Two. Mysterious wireless broadcasts, apparently from Nazi Germany are heard over the BBC... (imdb)
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This Above All (1942)
Although she comes from an aristocratic family, beautiful Prudence Cathaway defies convention by joining the WAAFs and becoming romantically involved with an AWOL soldier. (imdb)
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Hudson
Highly fictionalized early history of Canada. Trapper/explorer Radisson imagines an empire around Hudson's Bay. He befriends the Indians, fights the French, and convinces King Charles II to sponsor an expedition of conquest. (imdb)
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Suspicion (1941)
A woman thinks her husband may be planning to kill her. (imdb)
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This Woman Is Mine (1941)
Three seafaring fur traders fall in love with an attractive stowaway discovered aboard their ship. (Google)
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The Chocolate Soldier (1941)
Maria and Karl Lang are the singing duo of Vienna. Maria is very flirtatious and Karl very jealous. Karl decides to masquerade as a Russian guardsman and attempts to make Maria flirt with him - to test her loyalty to him - as the Russian, Karl makes a vigorous attempt to seduce Maria. For a moment she accepts then rejects. Karl is left in turmoil. (imdb)
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Free and Easy (1941)
Max and his father are both looking to marry wealthy women. The task would be far easier if either one of them had any money of their own. Max decides on Martha, but Martha says no when he says that he is poor as she admits she is also. So she accepts the proposal of Sir Kelvin, but changes her mind by the next day. When Florian tries to win money gambling for Max's wedding, he loses a bundle. (imdb)
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Play Girl (1941)
The fascinating Grace Herbert has many years' experience as a professional gold-digger. Her finances at a low ebb, she finds her mature beauty less effective than of yore, and takes on impoverished 19-year-old Ellen Daley as an apprentice: "between your youth and my spirit, we can do it." The initially reluctant Ellen soon gets the hang of it. But after the cowboy she falls for proves to be a wealthy rancher, she feels an odd reluctance to mix business with pleasure. (imdb)
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Rebecca (1940)
When a naive young woman marries a rich widower, they settle in his gigantic mansion, where she finds the memory of the first wife maintaining a grip on her husband and the servants. (imdb)
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A Dispatch from Reuter
Starting with a small flock of carrier pigeons, nineteenth-century entrepreneur Julius Reuter turns his small company into Europe's most respected news wire service. (imdb)
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Lillian Russell (1940)
Life story of the musical star from her discovery in 1890 by bandleader Tony Pastor till her retirement in 1912 when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore. (imdb)
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Susan and God (1940)
Susan Trexel is a wealthy socialite, who while vacationing in Europe undergoes a religious transformation. On her return to America, Susan takes on the task of spreading her new found religious experience with her closest friends - only to drive them crazy. Meanwhile, her husband Barrie, and daughter Blossom yearn for a stable family life. Barrie will even become sober, hoping that Susan will heed her own advice, and save their marriage and family. (imdb)
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The Blue Bird (1940)
Mytyl and her brother Tyltyl, a woodchopper's children, are led by the Fairy Berylune on a magical trip through the past, present, and future to locate the Blue Bird of Happiness. (imdb)
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Adventure in Diamonds (1940)
British army pilot Stephen (George Brent) falls in love with jewel-thief Felice (Isa Miranda), tricking her out of some stolen diamonds. Stephen and South African Police Commissioner Lansfield (Nigel Bruce) set a trap for her partner Barclay (John Loder), but Felice falls for it instead. She's given parole in order to help Stephen and Lansfield trap a new, murderous ring of thieves, and she and Stephen start to fall in love. (allmovie.com)
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
The master sleuth hunts his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, who is planning the crime of the century. (imdb)
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The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
Sherlock Holmes ,aided by Dr Watson, investigates mysterious deaths apparently caused by a family curse. (imdb)
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The Rains Came (1939)
An Indian aristocrat Rama Safti returns from medical training in the U.S. to give his life to the poor folk of Ranchipur. Lady Edwina and her drunken artist ex-lover Ransome get in the way, but everyone shapes up when faced by plague, earthquakes and flooding. (imdb)
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Suez (1938)
Ferdinand de Lesseps, disappointed in love, is sent as a junior diplomat to the Isthmus of Suez, and realizes it's just the place for a canal. (imdb)
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The Baroness and the Butler (1938)
A Butler (Powell) gets elected to the Hungarian parliament where he opposes his master's government. (imdb)
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Kidnapped (1938)
In the late eighteenth century David Balfour's evil uncle arranges for him to be kidnapped and sent to sea where he meets exiled Breck. The two make their way back to Scotland and justice. (imdb)
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Thunder in the City (1937)
A visiting American engages in a bold business promotion, the likes of which the British have not seen. (imdb)
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The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1937)
A chic jewel thief in England falls in love with one of her marks. (TCM.com)
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The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)
Major Vickers is an officer at the 27th Lancers in India 1856. When the regiment is on maneuver, the barracks are attacked by Surat Khan and his soldiers who massacre British women and children. This leaves an inextinguishable memory and Vickers promises to revenge the dead. (imdb)
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The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1936)
Set in the Appalachian Mountains at the turn of the twentieth century, a feud has been boiling for over thirty years between two influential mountain families: the Tollivers and the Falins. The outside world and industrialization, however, is beginning to enter the area. Coal mining begins to exert its influence on the area, despite of the two families feuds... (imdb)
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The White Angel (1936)
Briefly breaking away from her high-gloss modern soap operas, Kay Francis stars as Florence Nightingale in this reverent Warner Bros. biopic. The screenplay concentrates on Nightingale's humanitarian activities during the Crimean War of 1854-55. (allrovi.com)
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Follow Your Heart (1936)
An eccentric musical family is kept in order by a talented daughter with modest ambitions. (imdb)
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Under Two Flags (1936)
Sergeant Victor comes to the French Foreign Legion after taking the blame for his brother's crime. Cigarette falls in love with him though Major Doyle is in love with her. Doyle sends Victor on dangerous assignments to be rid of him. He falls in love with Lady Venetia Cunningham, a visitor to the garrison. (imdb)
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She (1935)
Leo Vincey, told by his dying uncle of a lost land visited 500 years ago by his ancestor, heads out with family friend Horace Holly to try to discover the land and its secret of immortality, said to be contained within a mystic fire. Picking up Tanya, a guide's daughter, in the frozen Russian arctic, they stumble upon Kor, revealed to be a hidden civilization ruled over by an immortal queen, called She, who believes Vincey is her long-lost lover John Vincey, Leo's ancestor. (imdb)
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Becky Sharp (1935)
The film recounts the tale of a lower-class girl who insinuates herself into an upper class family, only to see her life and the lives of those around her destroyed.
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Jalna (1935)
In this adaptation of author de la Roche's chronicle of the passionate lives of the strange Whiteoaks of Jalna, their beautiful family estate located in souther Ontario. The story begins as a young Whiteoak, a novelist travels to New York where he encounters a charming woman, marries her, and takes her back to Jalna. There she encounters many difficulties as she attempts to adjust to life with his odd family. (allmovie.com)
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The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935)
Russian prince goes to Monte Carlo just after World War I with money supplied him by Parisian Russians. He wins but the casino operators want him honor the tradition of returning to the tables. (imdb)
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The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)
Leslie Howard plays Sir Percy Blakeney, an 18th century English aristocrat who leads a double life. He appears to be merely the effete aristocrat, but in reality is part of an underground effort to free French nobles from Robespierre's Reign of Terror. Based on the novel by Baroness Orczy. (imdb)
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The Lady Is Willing (1934)
In this comedy-mystery, a private detective helps three businessmen get even with the man who misused their investments. The detective plans to kidnap the man's wife so he can get her signature and reclaim the money. The detective didn't plan on falling in love with the wife, but he does, and mayhem ensues. (allmovie.com)
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Stand Up and Cheer! (1934)
President Franklin Roosevelt appoints a theatrical producer as the new Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up an American public still suffering through the Depression. The new secretary soon runs afoul of political lobbyists out to destroy his department. (imdb)
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Coming-Out Party (1934)
It's Joy Stanhope's, a Park Avenue debutante, coming-out party. It's the event of the winter and everyone is there, including the most eligible bachelor, Jimmy Wolverton. Chris Hanson, Joy's secret romance isn't. Joy knows her parents wouldn't approve of Chris being starving violinst and a son of poor immigrants. Chris being understanding allows Joy to pretend to date Jimmy to keep Joy's parents happy. But, when Chris sees Joy with Jimmy he becomes enraged. (imdb)
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Treasure Island (1934)
Young Jim Hawkins is caught up with the pirate Long John Silver in search of the buried treasure of the buccaneer Captain Flint, in this adaptation of the classic novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. (imdb)
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Springtime for Henry (1934)
A rakish fellow involves himself with a married woman. Later his secretary endeavors to win him away with the promise of a more stable relationship. The rake is tempted, but then decides he prefers the married woman, which is fine with her husband who has an eye for the secretary.
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Channel Crossing (1933)
Money isn't everything. Tycoon races against time to cross the English Channel in order to save a business deal, but along the way his whole value system is thrown into turmoil. (imdb)
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I Was a Spy (1933)
During World War I, a young nurse in a hospital in German-occupied Belgium is secretly feeding military information to the British. Complicating matters is the guilt she feels when she has to treat the German casualties inflicted as a result of the information she's passed on, and the fact that the local German commandant is falling in love with her. (imdb)
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Lord Camber
In this drama the owner of a flower shop falls in love with one of her patrons. Unfortunately, he is married to a shrewish actress and cannot get out of the marriage. The distraught woman then leaves her shop to become a nurse. Trouble ensues when the actress suddenly appears, accuses the nurse of fooling around with her husband and dies leaving the nurse and the husband to be charged with murder. Fortunately, they are found innocent and they are free to fall in love at last. (allmovie.com)
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The Midshipmaid (1932)
The Midshipmaid is a 1932 British comedy film directed by Albert de Courville and starring Jessie Matthews, Frederick Kerr, Basil Sydney and Nigel Bruce.
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Escape! (1930)
In this early talkie, Capt. Matt Denant (Gerald du Maurier) is a former war hero who intervenes when he sees a crooked detective threatening a woman on the street. Denant and the detective soon fall into a brawl, and the detective is accidentally killed. Sentenced to five years in prison at hard labor, Denant finds that he cannot stand the indignities of life behind bars and escapes. (allmovie.com)
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Birds of Prey (1930)
Adapting A.A. Milne's play The Fourth Wall, this tense thriller is among the earliest films produced at Ealing and stars C. Aubrey Smith as a former police commissioner who becomes the target of a revenge plot. At a reception given by Arthur Hilton at his Sussex home the conversation turns to the subject of danger, with Hilton recalling a case in which he was involved as a Natal police commissioner.
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