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Eric Portman

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Also Known As: Died: December 7, 1969
Born: July 13, 1903 Cause of Death: heart trouble
Birth Place: Yorkshire, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Assignment To Kill (1969) as Notary
A private eye is hired by an insurance company to investigate a shipping magnate suspected of deliberately sinking his own ships for the insurance money. He finds himself involved in a web of deception, double-crossing and murder.
2.
Deadfall (1968) as Richard Moreau
3.
The Man Who Finally Died (1967) as Inspector Hofmeister
4.
The Whisperers (1967) as Archie
An elderly woman tries to cope with her predatory son and husband.
5.
The Spy With a Cold Nose (1966) as British ambassador
A veterinarian is hired by the British government to implant a recording device into a bulldog, which will then be given to the Russians as a gift. When the dog gets sick, the vet must fly to Russia to treat it before the Russians find out the animal is "bugged."
6.
The Bedford Incident (1965) as Commodore Wolfgang Schrepke
An American destroyer, with a journalist on board, pursues a Russian submarine during the Cold War.
7.
Freud (1962) as Dr. Theodore Meynert
This pseudo-biographical movie depicts 5 years from 1885 on in the live of the Viennan psychologist Freud (1856-1939). At this time, most of his colleagues refuse to cure hysteric patients, because they believe they're just simulating to gain attention. But Freud learns to use hypnosis to find out the reasons for the psychosis. His main patient is a young woman who refuses to drink water and is plagued by always the same nightmare.
8.
The Naked Edge (1961) as Jeremy Clay
An American businessman in England is suspected of framing a co-worker for a murder in order to buy out a company and get wealthy. Tensions abound as the people around him grow increasingly more aware of the evidence which seems to point to him.
9.
A Tale of Two Cities (1958)
Charles Dickens' classic tale of lookalikes in love with the same woman in the years after the French Revolution.
10.
Good Companions, The (1957)
A touring variety troupe, the "Dinky Doos" are in financial trouble. An encounter with three strangers - Inigo Jollifant (a romantic, song-writing ex-schoolmaster), Miss Trant (a philanthropic spinster in search of adventure), and Jess Oakroyd (a down to earth, practical man recently made redundant from his job) leads to a change of fortune. Re-launched with Miss Trant's money, they tour England, at first with little success. Inigo falls in love with the troupe's talented and pretty young girl singer, Susie Dean. The troupe is threatened with disharmony, but, due to Inigo's intervention, and the marriage of the principal dancer (Jerry Jerningham) to Lady Parlitt (whose family "own a chain of theatres"), all turns out well for Susie by the end, when she triumphs in a lavish London revue, with the other members of "The Good Companions" in the audience, cheering her triumph.
12.
The Colditz Story (1955) as Colonel Richmond
Allied POWs plot to escape from a Nazi-held castle.
13.
The Deep Blue Sea (1955) as Miller
A woman is unhappy in her marriage to a boring, stiff judge, so she takes up with a wild-living RAF pilot, who ends up being more than she can handle.
14.
The Golden Mask (1954)
An archaeologist and a reporter fight crooks to find a lost tomb containing a legendary treasure.
15.
The Magic Box (1951)
A successful photographer becomes obsessed with inventing a motion picture projector.
16.
Corridor of Mirrors (1948) as Paul Mangin
17.
Dear Murderer (1947)
When a man discovers his wife is having an affair, he commits the perfect crime.
18.
Great Day (1946) as Capt. John Ellis
Small-town women face personal problems while preparing for a visit from Eleanor Roosevelt.
19.
A Canterbury Tale (1944) as Thomas Colpeper J P
Three visitors to a small town try to catch a man who pours glue in women's hair.
20.
Escape to Danger (1944) as Anthony Lawrence
21.
49th Parallel (1941) as H Hirth
The crew of a stranded German U-boat tries to evade capture in Canada during World War II.
22.
One Of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1941) as Tom Earnshaw
When the Nazis shoot down a British bomber, its crew seeks help from the Dutch underground.
23.
The Prince and the Pauper (1937) as First lord
Rousing adaptation of the Mark Twain tale of a 16th-century prince who trades places with a lookalike peasant.
24.
Moonlight Sonata (1937)
In this romantic tale Paderewski, the famed pianist, and two other plane crash survivors are guests of a Swedish baroness. Interwoven throughout this gentle and charming story are exquisite piano solos performed superbly by the elderly pianist, Paderewski.

Writer (feature film)

25.
A Canterbury Tale (1944) as From Story
Three visitors to a small town try to catch a man who pours glue in women's hair.
26.
A Canterbury Tale (1944) as Screenwriter
Three visitors to a small town try to catch a man who pours glue in women's hair.

Cast (special)

27.
Victory (1960) as Mr Jones
The story of recluse Axel Heyst, who comes to realize he cannot hide from life when he comes to the aid of Alma, a stranded entertainer being pursued by two evil men.

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