TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (1)
|Also Known As:||Died:||July 23, 2002|
|Born:||March 16, 1920||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Australia||Profession:||Cast ...|
COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS
Cast (feature film)
The life story of the Belgian-born Roman Catholic priest who arrived on the Hawaiian island of Molokai in 1873 to bestow humanity on those forgotten souls banished to this quarantined leper colony. While the church and political elites would prefer to forget about the problem, Damien actually worke
Set in the Australian bush, a family experiences drought and hard times with good humor.
On the 50th anniversary of D-Day, three Word War II veterans -- an American and two Englishmen -- return to Normandy to remember fallen comrades and look for a long-lost love.
During medieval times an evil bishop cast a spell on two lovers--turning the woman into a hawk by day and the man into a wolf by night--and the only person who can help undo it is a young petty thief.
Several stories are linked by a series of house moves. As one couple moves out of a home for something bigger and better, another couple moves in, and so it goes all the way up to the lavish mansion owned by a self-made millionaire. When he decides to move back to the working-class area he came from
Helen Hayes' second go at Agatha Christie's intrepid amateur sleuth, Miss Jane Marple (previously she was Miss Marple in "Agatha Christie's 'A Caribbean Mystery'"), teamed her with another veteran actress, Bette Davis (returning to filming following several serious illnesses including a stroke), for
Co-stars have an affair while filming the story of a doomed love.
Two children shipwrecked on a tropical island learn to live with nature and their developing sexuality.
A dramatization, filmed in Spain, about the events leading up to the capture of Nazi war criminal Adolph Eichmann by Israeli agents in Argentina in 1960. Two of the actors, Topol and Janet Suzman, are best known to American moviegoers as Academy Award nominees for their roles in "Fiddler on the Roof
Seven years later, Damien is just discovering who he really is, and what he is destined to do. Now living with his Aunt, Uncle, and cousin, Damien is anxious to inherit everything. Can Richard Thorn finish the job that Damien's father (Ambassador Thorn) started?
This film offers a reverent retelling of the courtship of Mary and Joseph and the first Christmas. Filmed around Almeria, Spain.
A street urchin infiltrates a noblewoman''''s impoverished household in search of hidden treasure.
The young son of an American diplomat and his wife, living in London, turns out to be marked with the sign of Satan, the infamous "666". It soon becomes apparent that he could be the Anti-Christ incarnate and possesses the evil powers to stop anyone who stands in his way.
The famed detective's brother tries to steal his thunder.
In the Nazi occupied city of Rome, an assault on an SS brigade draws retaliation from the military governship. "Massacre in Rome" is the true story of how this partisan attack led to the mass execution of Italian nationals under the orders of SS-Lieutenant Colonel Kappler.
An Irish lass is branded a traitor when she falls for a British soldier.
Rod Taylor plays a policeman sent to return a sensitive case; An Australian citizen, currently acting as high commissioner for peace talks who is wanted for an old charge -- of murder. The talks are too sensitive to be disturbed, so Taylor ends up watching Christopher Plummer as he conducts his talks, and discovers that some want the talks to fail enough to think that killing Plummer is an obvious way to stop them.
Philip Scott, head of a successful toy company, is also secretly the head of a British spy unit. When his cover is blown, enemy agents kidnap his girlfriend to force him to reveal the identities of his operatives.
International intrigue follows the election of the first Russian pope.
A devout scholar gets caught in the middle of Henry VIII's plans to break with the Catholic Church.
The Fab Four spoof James Bond and are chased in exotic locales around the world. The cause of their troubles is an item of jewelry in Ringo's possession.
British Intelligence dupes an unemployed writer into thinking he''''s an industrial spy.
A woman emabarks on a wild search for true love.
During World War I a British soldier, charged with desertion, is defended by an officer who at first despises his actions and then grows to feel sympathy for him.
An intern and his antagonistic boss bond over romantic problems.
A Dutch Jewish who has survived the horror of Auschwitz seeks the aid of a police inspector to leave Holland for Israel.
Hysterical panic has engulfed the world after the United States and the Soviet Union simultaneously detonate nuclear devices and have caused the orbit of the Earth to alter, sending it hurtling towards the sun.
Mr. Topaze (Peter Sellers) is an unassuming school teacher in an unassuming small French town who is honest to a fault. He is fired when he refuses to give a passing grade to a bad student, the grandson of a wealthy Baroness (Martita Hunt). Castel Benac (Herbert Lom), a government official who runs a crooked financial business on the side, is persuaded by his mistress, Suzy (Nadia Gray), a musical comedy actress, to hire Mr. Topaze as the front man for his business. Gradually, Topaze becomes a rapacious financier who sacrifices his honesty for success and, in a final stroke of business bravado, fires Benac and acquires Suzy in the deal. An old friend and colleague, Tamise (Michael Gough) questions him and tells Topaze that if what he now says and practices indicates there are no more honest men.
A would be cat burglar gets mixed up with more serious thieves.
An Englishman is part of a search for a mysterious woman who is to inherit three-million dollars, but must come forward by midnight the following day.
Twenty years after being evacuated to America, Paul Mathry returns to Liverpool for a short visit. He is shocked to find that his father, whom he believed had died a war hero, is in fact in jail for a murder committed at the time Paul left. Starting to piece those events together, he comes to suspect his father may be innocent.
A British captain will stop at nothing to capture a Burmese village from the Japanese.
An impoverished nation declares war on the U.S. hoping to lose and score foreign aid.
A radioactive ooze terrorizes a remote Scottish village.
A father comes to the aid of his son who is on Death Row.
In a Swiss Alpine resort shortly after the War an army officer and upper-class Humpy Miller both set their sights on Mary, the landlord's daughter. When the two come down with chicken pox they are put in the charge of fellow guest Miss Cartwright, who turns out to be Humpy's old nanny. The two Englishmen unite not only against her tyranny but against a dense Greek who is also after Mary.
Horace Rumpole is back at the bar -- in Juvenile Court -- as he defends yet another member of the Timson family, a group of South London petty criminals. This time it's Cary Timson, accused of devil worship when his eight-year-old daughter is found wearing a devil's mask in her school playground. In
Rumpole becomes infatuated with a beautiful violinist whose husband is accused of murdering the cellist in their musical trio. Meanwhile, in Chambers, Claude Erskine-Brown is accused by a new secretary of sexual harassment.
The Rumpoles visit the castle of Hilda's aristocratic cousin where Horace embarks on an investigation into the death of an old lady found drowned in the castle's lake.
Appearing before Mr. Justice Oliphant, an irritated Rumpole loses his temper, and following a mis-overheard conversation, he finds himself on trial for contempt of court.
When vital evidence in the defense of a youth accused of attacking an old woman is stolen in a burglary at Rumpole's home, Hilda puts herself on the case to catch the thief. Meanwhile, in Chambers, the typist causes a stir by wearing a diamond stud in her nose; while Phyllida Erskine-Brown uses her
Rumpole's defense of a police superintendent accused of falsifying a confession exposes internal corruption.
A tale of a master craftsman in his early 60s, whose vigorous personality attracts younger women to him. However, the attraction of one particular woman results in his demise.
Phyllida Erskine-Brown wonders whether she really wants the responsibility her new position gives her -- sitting in judgment as her former mentor, Rumpole, defends an alleged arms dealer. At home, Hilda assesses her life with Rumpole when an old flame reminds her what might have been, while Rumpole
A famous artist dies under mysterious circumstances and his young wife is accused of his murder. Rumpole, on a strict diet to lose weight, suspects the artist may have committed suicide, feeling rather as he does himself, that the quality of his life had diminished to such a point that it was no lon
Samuel Ballard, the Head of Chambers, has been appointed Chancellor of the Diocese of Lawnchester and is to sit in judgment at an ecclesiastical court. Claude Erskine-Brown is to prosecute. At home, Hilda introduces Rumpole to a distant nephew, the Reverend Timothy Donkin, Canon of Lawnchester, who
Rumpole defends a member of the Timson family charged with insider stock trading.
First in the fifth series of tales in the continuing saga of the Old Bailey's curmudgeonly barrister, Horace Rumpole. Rumpole defends Tony Timson, a man accused of trying to murder his wife in their shared bathtub. Justice Guthrie Featherstone, presiding, condones Tony's behavior and lands in troub
Rumpole defends the editor of a sensationalist tabloid newspaper in a libel action brought by a popular romantic novelist. Unfortunately, the author's greatest fan is the presiding judge.
A drama, adapted from a story by Graham Greene, about the friendship between a priest and a communist mayor. The two journey together from their village of El Toboso, Spain, to Madrid, both being on holiday. On the way to Madrid and back, they debate their totally opposite beliefs. Hectic encounters
A special two-hour episode that serves as the prelude to the third series of tales in the continuing saga of the Old Bailey's curmudgeonly barrister, Horace Rumpole.
An adaptation for television of Shakespeare's tragedy "King Lear" with Laurence Olivier in the title role.
The first series of televised tales in the continuing saga of the Old Bailey's curmudgeonly barrister, Horace Rumpole.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
This short film provides a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Ryan''''s Daughter" (1970).
Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.Click here to contribute