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|Also Known As:||Died:||September 2, 1979|
|Born:||February 21, 1889||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Wiltshire, England, GB||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A lawyer out to avenge his daughter's death becomes the suspect in a suspect's murder.
An Arab heir plots his own kidnapping in a desperate bid for peace in the Middle East.
England's King Henry II appoints his best friend Archbishop of Canterbury then turns on him.
A pianist has a transplant operation that gives him a new pair of hands. Unfortunately, the hands belonged to a murderer, and he finds the hands starting to take over his life and commit crimes. A seedy magician suspects what is happening and tries to blackmail him.
A grandmother seeks a governess for her 16 year old granddaughter, Laurel, who manages to drive away each and every one so far by exposing their past, with a record of three in one week! When an applicant with a mysterious past manages to get the job, Laurel vows to expose her. Meanwhile, Laurel's married-divorced-married mother tries to get her back.
A man fakes his death to get back at the insurance company that denied an earlier claim.
A pair of con men get mixed up in international intrigue and the space race.
A man meets official resistance when he finds his daughter has been the victim of the pedophile patriarch of a powerful family.
A financial wizard is tempted to sacrifice his career for an affair.
A young Israeli activist fights to set up a homeland for his people.
A woman tries to convince the medical profession to save her husband despite his lack of character.
A British agent infiltrates the Nazi military command during World War II.
A resurrected mummy stalks the archaeologists who defiled his tomb.
The boarders at an English resort struggle with emotional problems.
True story of writer Emile Zola''''s defense of Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish army officer framed by anti-Semites.
A French peasant girl follows the advice of angels to lead her country against British invaders.
A group of exiled Russians claim to have found the living daughter of the Tsar, presumed executed in 1918.
Queen Guinevere is torn between love for her husband and Sir Lancelot.
Meak head clerk Kees Popinga realises at the same time as the police that owner De Koster has stripped his Dutch company clean because of his infatuation with Parisian girl Michelle. After a confrontation between the two men De Koster ends up dead and Popinga makes off to Paris with the remaining money. There he contacts Michelle, with the police in close pursuit.
A Scottish lord rebels against the British by taking up piracy.
Sir Walter Scott's classic tale of the noble knight torn between his fair lady and a beautiful Jew.
An engineer fights to prove that a new model airplane is not safe.
A Roman commander falls for a Christian slave girl as Nero intensifies persecution of the new religion.
A woman searches for her missing brother in Paris despite the fact that nobody believes he exists.
W. Somerset Maugham introduces three more of his stories about human foibles.
Adam Hayward (Robert Montgomery), a successful New York City defense lawyer, receives a cable that the British war buddy who saved his life at Anzio Beach is now in trouble with the law in England. Taking the advice of his secretary to go to England rather than wire money, Adam arrives in his friend's village to find him about to stand trial for the murder of the hired stable-hand, Lawrence. Hayward learns that a witness exists who can testify that his friend, Baxter, shot Lawrence in self-defense. But the other witness is a woman who fled the scene and will not want to expose herself by coming forward. Though Hayward suspects Alex, the youthful war-widow daughter-in-law of Colonel Summerfield (himself a widower) he soon discovers that the mystery woman is the young and impressionable Sandy Summerfield, whom he must see to it is brought to the witness stand. As he is leaving the village to catch his plane, Hayward stops at Summerfield Manor to say goodbye. As he does so, he manages to bring father and daughter together. The film closes as Adam and Alex, deep in conversation, walk off into the garden.
W. Somerset Maugham introduces four of his most famous short stories.
A possessive father destroys anyone who threatens his plans for his son.
In 1500, Duke Cesare Borgia hopes to marry his sister (widowed by poison) to the heir apparent of Ferrara, which impedes his conquest of central Italy. On this delicate mission he sends Andrea Orsini, his sister's lover and nearly as unscrupulous as himself. En route, Orsini meets Camilla Verano, wife of the count of Citta' del Monte (Borgia's next intended conquest); and sentiment threatens to turn him against his deadly master, whom no one betrays twice...
The melancholy Dane flirts with insanity while trying to prove his uncle murdered his father.
A married woman finds new thrills as a masked robber on the highways.
A young flyer deals with the strains of wartime service and survivors' guilt during World War II.
Julius Caesar gives the famed Egyptian queen lessons in government.
Based on of the most popular historical plays by Shakespeare and made in order to boost moral of British troops during WW2, this movie is about English king Henry V and his military campaign in France in 1415.
Shakespeare''''s tale of the warrior king who learns the meaning of heroism during a daring invasion of France.
An aging military man looks back on the loves and friends who shaped his life.
A Russian inventor tries to cope with British life while helping the country prepare for war.
A brave captain pilots the first steamboat line between England and the U.S.
Reformed jewel thief Simon Templar vies with Nazi agents for possession of a mysterious music box .
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.
A munitions manufacturer tries to reconcile with his revivalist daughter.
A British agent masquerades as a Nazi officer to protect an inventor and his daughter.
"Winifred Holtby realised that Local Government is not a dry affair of meetings and memoranda:- but 'the front-line defence thrown up by humanity against its common enemies of sickness, poverty and ignorance.' She built her story around six people working for a typical County Council:- Beneath the lives of the public servants runs the thread of their personal drama. Our story tells how a public life affects the private life; and how a man's personal sufferings make him what he is in public. " Corruption, intrigue and romance in a Yorkshire setting. A country squire whose wife is in a mental hospital becomes attracted to a crusading local schoolmistress.
Film version of Shakespeare''''s comedy of a young woman who disguises herself as a man to win the attention of the one she loves.
A forger returns to his family when he leaves jail vowing to go straight. Although approached by an international counterfeiting gang he keeps his word only to find his nephew is in the Swiss Alps helping the crooks. He sets off to try and put a stop to it, but with Scotland Yard also hot-footing it to the resort his problems are just beginning.
A trip to the Continent becomes a working holiday when Inspector Harwood stumbles on a stiff in his hotel room...that promptly vanishes.
A young noblewoman becomes a pawn for dueling factions in 16th century England.
A series of vignettes that traces the life of Queen Victoria, from eighteen-year-old princess to Queen of England and Empress of India.
The story of a woman who sees only good in people, and her efforts to reform Captain Brassbound, a man who is feared by everyone.
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