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Also Known As: Died: January 12, 1965
Born: December 27, 1906 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: London, England Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
The Girl in the News (1941) as Stephen Farringdon
Nurse Anne Graham is controversially - but rightly - acquitted of murder after her elderly patient dies in suspicious circumstances. Changing her name she gets a position nursing wheelchair-bound Edward Bentley, little suspecting that his wife and the butler are lovers setting Anne up so that when Bentley is found dead it looks like a repeat of the earlier case.
3.
This Man in Paris (1939) as Simon Drake
4.
This Man Is News (1939) as Simon Drake
David Kier, one of the thieves in a sensational jewel robbery and subsequent trial, is set free when the turns King's Evidence on the other members. Kier refuses to give reporter Simon Drake (Barry K. Barnes),an interview, as Simon thinks he will probably be killed by other gang members, but Simon makes note of his address. Simon is fired by his city editor, MacGregor (Alastair Sim), for failing to cover another assignment and the editor says he would not believe Kier's murder if reported by Simon even if it happened. Simon returns home and is persuaded by his wife Pat (Valerie Hobson) to have a drink or two. The tipsy Simon, as a joke, telephones Sim and tells him that Kier has just been murdered, and the excited Sim hangs up before Simon can explain it is just a joke. But Kier has really been murdered and Inspector Holly (Edward Lexy) learns from Sim that Simon had telephoned him with the news at 3:10 A.M., but knows that Kier was not murdered until 4:35 A.M. The Inspector also finds a recently-fired revolver in Simon's flat, and arrests him. Pat and a garage mechanic manage to provide an alibi for Simon at the time of the murder and he is released. But the next morning, Kier's son is also found murdered in Simon's flat. Then Sim is shot, non-fatally, while in Simon's presence. Simon is not only reporting news, he appears to the police to be the one also making it.
5.
Prison Without Bars (1939) as Dr. George Marechal
Suzanne, Renee, Nina and Marta all hate their prison and all the girls are trying to escape while Madame Appel just causes chaos throughout the whole film. The girls are used to being slapped and treated badly, so when Yvonne comes along and asks them to tell her their complaints, they don't believe her at first.
6.
The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel (1938) as Sir Percy Blakeney, also known as the Scarlet Pimpernel
The masked hero plots to rescue his wife when his enemies kidnap her.
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