TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (3)
|Also Known As:||Died:||November 5, 1972|
|Born:||August 5, 1887||Cause of Death:||heart attack|
|Birth Place:||Wheathampstead, England, GB||Profession:||Cast ...|
COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS
Cast (feature film)
An apprentice witch and three war orphans try to prevent the Nazi invasion of England.
Rosie is a sweet, rich and generous woman, especially when is comes to giving money. Daughters, Mildred and Edith, are worried that she will spend all their inheritance, so they plan to have Rosie put away in a home and have her legally declared insane. When Daphne,(Rosie's devoted and caring grand-daughter), over hears their plan, she vows to help her grandmother win.
Two banker's children lose their nanny due to her frustration with them. A change in the wind blows in an assertive nanny who matches the qualifications of the children and not the father. As she helps them magically explore the world around them the father grows increasingly disapproving of her methods, and must eventually deal with his own distance from his children.
A doctor tries to cope with his wife's newfound stardom as an advertising pitch woman.
Professor Fergusson plans to make aviation history by making his way across Africa by balloon. He plans to claim uncharted territories in West Africa as proof of his inventions worth.
An Army Major leads his men behind enemy lines during World War II.
A musical about a man, Jason Carberry, who rides into a frontier town looking for his brother's killer, but is surprised to find everyone in the town is celebrating his kin's death and, for that matter, gunplay in general. He eventually discovers the murderer and each man swears to shoot down the other in a gunfight. However, their girlfriends team up to put an end to the bloodshed.
A diamond cutter unwittingly helps a jewel thief.
An opera singer and her ex-husband find that their romance refuses to die with their marriage.
Rudyard Kipling''''s classic tale of an orphaned boy who helps the British Army against Indian rebels.
A brave family comes together in the face of post-war problems.
A faithful dog changes the lives of all who know her after her master dies.
An orphaned girl changes the lives of those she encounters at a remote estate.
Athletic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic adventure about the king's musketeers and their mission to protect France.
A showgirl returns to her stuffy estranged husband when their daughter gets engaged.
An actor poses as a notorious pirate to court a romantic Caribbean girl.
Lassie helps a Scottish doctor deal with his patients' problems.
Scandal results when a well-meaning man takes in a pregnant girl.
In 19th-century New Zealand, two sisters compete for the same man against a backdrop of political unrest and natural disaster.
An ambitious chambermaid hopes to seduce a rich husband.
A servant girl''''s passion for plumbing shocks London society.
A penniless British lord passes a street urchin off as a lady to sell her to a rich husband.
Beaucaire is a barber for the Royal French court who becomes a real "royal pain" for the king. As a result he is sent to the guillotine - however he is saved by the Duc de Chandre, who rescues and transports him to the Spanish court. While there Beaucaire poses as a noblesman. The only problem is, he gets into even more trouble.
A sailor gets more than he bargained for from a quickie marriage.
An infamous pirate tries to double cross the King of England.
A British farm girl fights to train a difficult horse for the Grand National Steeplechase.
A man remains young and handsome while his portrait shows the ravages of age and sin.
A pretty scientist with a system for horse-race betting falls in love with a trainer.
An Irish housemaid''''s romance with the boss''''s son is complicated by labor disputes in the Pittsburgh mills.
A ghost who died a coward tries to inspire U.S. GIs to become heroes.
The famed female scientist fights to keep her marriage together while conducting early experiments with radioactivity.
During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he mets 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.
A honeymooning couple are asked to spy on the Nazis in pre-war Europe.
A retired Marine gets caught in the middle of the Philippines campaign.
A French Resistance fighter discovers he''s a dead ringer for a Nazi official.
A French diplomat who's recovered from amnesia is blackmailed over crimes he can't remember.
When his wife threatens him with divorce, a reporter courts her again.
A woman''''s happiness is threatened when she discovers her husband has been suffering from amnesia.
A Polish princess gives up society for the love of a gigolo.
A Frenchwoman tries to help a downed U.S. flyer escape the Nazis.
A sultry native woman ignites the passions of workers on an African plantation.
A war correspondent in Egypt thinks a screen star on tour is a spy.
A British family struggles to survive the first days of World War II.
A playboy drops his many girlfriends when he falls in love with a grounded angel.
Brothers feud over a girl they both fall for while covering World War II.
A French-Canadian trapper''''s adventures jeopardize his romance with an innkeeper.
Opposites distract when a sophisticated political columnist falls for a sportswriter.
Married songwriters almost split up while putting on a big show.
Two college students convince their friend and fellow student to pose as an aunt from Brazil.
A father and son compete in the search for rich wives.
Rival jewel thieves on the run find love in the Far East.
Prospectors kidnap Jane and Boy to force the jungle king to reveal the location of a golden treasure.
Plastic surgery gives a scarred female criminal a new outlook on life.
A pulp-fiction writer hires a curvaceous blonde to be his muse.
A radio star creates a national panic when he announces a Martian invasion.
A Chicago gangster inherits a British title.
A man who''''s presumed dead returns to his family.
An orphan on the run tries to find a new home.
A bickering couple takes an amnesia potion so they can re-discover each other.
A playboy''''s fiancee sets out to reform her future husband and his flighty mother.
A U.S. military doctor stationed in the Philippines helps the natives fight off invaders.
Married book-dealers Joel and Garda Sloane investigate the killing of a noted collector.
It is the fate of a small frontier town, adjoining the no-man's-land where the Russians and Austrians are fighting out one of the final campaigns of World War I, to be occupied one day by the Russians, the next by the Austrians, and the inhabitants soon acquire a complacent view of the changing allegiances. To the town comes Ann Warschaska (Isa Miranda), intent on aveninging the suicide of her sister, who has killed herself after being betrayed by an Austrian officer. She knows no more about his identity than the number of his room at the "Hotel Imperial". She gets a job at the hotel as a maid but soon combines this work with modeling, when an eccentric Russian, General Videnko (Reginald Owen), with a passion for painting asks her to pose for him. Breaking into the fatal Room 12, she finds Lt. Nenassey (Ray Milland), a young Austrian officer who has taken refuge there after being separated from the army. Thinking him the betrayer of her sister, she plans to hand him over to the occupying-Russians, but relents when she learns that there are two Room 12's. The man actually guilty of the crime is a Russian spy who holds a commission in the Austrian army. Believing him to be a fellow-soldier in distress, Nenassey makes plans to help him escape, but finds out at the last minute that he is a Russian spy. A strange turn events allows Nenassey to aid Anna in her mission and rid his country of a dangerous enemy at the same time. General Videnko, meanwhile, is giving a grand-style banquet for the man who will never be able to attend another.
A European playboy falls for his maid.
A country girl follows the man who jilted her to the big city, where she finds two new suitors.
A businessman mingles with German laborers to learn more about their lives.
A theatrical family tries to put on a show but is upstaged by their servants.
In this adaptation of Charles Dickens'' classic tale, an elderly miser learns the error of his ways on Christmas Eve.
Newlyweds refuse help from their families as they struggle to make it on their own.
A young man''''s evil uncle arranges for him to be kidnapped and sent to sea.
A West Point cadet falls for a European princess.
A chorus girl crashes an exclusive Swiss resort to snare a rich husband.
When she kills a blackmailer, a woman is defended by the son she abandoned years earlier.
A showgirl marries well, then has to contend with her stuffy in-laws.
A Polish countess sacrifices her virtue to Napoleon to save her homeland.
The bailiff charged with disposing of a financially strapped widow's estate pretends to be her butler.
Lavish biography of Flo Ziegfeld, the producer who became Broadway's biggest starmaker.
A hotshot reporter and a temperamental actress clash when he investigates the backer of her latest show.
A lonely radio operator in Alaska falls for an engaged woman.
Rival newsmen get mixed up with a runaway heiress and a ring of spies.
Before he can marry, a European prince gets mixed up with a suicide club.
Casino operator Johnny Lamb hires down-on-her-luck socialite Lucille Sutton as his casino hostess, in order to help her and to improve casino income. But Lamb's pals fear he may follow Lucille onto the straight-and-narrow path, which would not be good for business. So they hire Gert Malloy and Dictionary McKinney, a pair of con-artists, to manipulate Johnny back off the path of righteousness.
An opera singer goes undercover in the Canadian wilderness to hunt for her criminal brother.
Adaptation of Tolstoy's classic tale of a woman who deserts her family for an illicit love.
Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields. His luck changes when he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog that is part wolf to keep him from being shot by an arrogant Englishman also headed for the Yukon.
Charles Dickens'''' classic story of two men in love with the same woman during the French Revolution.
A church official with a taste for mysteries gets mixed up in the real thing.
Two women rent an Italian villa to escape from their unfulfilling marriages.
A naïve girl tries to use a rich admirer''''s money to help others.
An Australian bandit kidnaps an opera singer and falls in love with her.
A medical student falls prey to a sluttish waitress.
The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons. From humble beginnings the business grows and helps to finance the war against Napoleon, but it's not always easy, especially because of the prejudices against the family.
A woman with a past tries to get rid of a former lover.
A streetwalker rises to stage stardom but triggers a scandal when two brothers fall for her.
A constantly quarreling couple decide to try the jealousy angle when a naive young pair comes along.
True story of the legendary courtesan who was mistress to France''''s King Louis XV.
An eccentric millionaire kidnaps eloping couples to make sure they're meant for each other.
A con artist and his beautiful assistant take on the fashion world.
After tricking a playboy into marriage, a woman sets out to win his love honestly.
Young Christina ascends to the Swedish throne at age 5. While she is queen, Sweden becomes a dominant European power at the end of the Thirty Years War. Like England's Elizabeth I, Christina (Greta Garbo) is pressured into a politically correct marriage (her cousin) but she falls in love with an emissary from Spain (John Gilbert). As with her English counterpart, religion becomes a focal point with Protestant Sweden aghast that their queen could marry a Catholic.
A man on the run for murder tries to escape fate in the Pacific islands.
Sherlock Holmes is called in to solve the case when secret society members start dropping like flies.
The famed French writer becomes the conscience of his country during the French Revolution.
Moriarty is sentenced to death, and Sherlock Holmes prepares to retire to the country and marry his girl (sic). But Moriarty has sworn that Holmes, Lt-Col Gore-King of Scotland Yard, and his trial judge shall all be hanged too. When Moriarty escapes and proceeds to put his threat into operation, Holmes has to postpone his retirement.
An evil chauffeur seduces and blackmails his way through high society.
A failed playwright falls for an admiral''''s daughter.
A heartless heiress seduces a hard-working reporter into a disastrous marriage.
An out-of-luck heiress falls for the man appointed to dispose of her property.
A planter's wife shoots a neighbor, but tells conflicting stories of what happened.
Writer (feature film)
A broken down veterinarian saves a stable boy's prize racehorse.
Sherlock Holmes is called in to solve the case when secret society members start dropping like flies.
An updated version of the Topper story in which Cosmo Topper Jr., the nephew of the late Cosmo Topper, finds his life plagued when he inherits his uncle's possessions, including the spirits of George and Marian Kerby. The ghosts who once appeared and spoke only to his uncle now appear and speak only
Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.Click here to contribute