TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (1)
|Also Known As:||Died:||September 24, 2006|
|Born:||February 14, 1916||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Holloway, England, GB||Profession:||Cast ...|
COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS
Cast (feature film)
The Keeper of Underwood Asylum has the mental patients of the wealthiest families in British Columbia. The rest of the family members have been dying under mysterious circumstances, so Biggs hires private investigator Richard Driver, who puts his assistant, Maybelline, in the asylum pretending she is his cousin and that they came from a family where the parents were all first cousins to each other and they decided to keep their love platonic for genetic reasons. Then he tries to get Inspector Clarke to check him in as a narcoleptic who didn't wake up with his body. They all know what the keeper has been doing, but it is a matter of proving it, and avoiding the hypnotized Biggs twins and Danny, who he is able to keep catatonic with his machine. Inspector Clarke gives driver a lot of trouble, and the kid giving shoe shines looks down on everybody, knowing more.
A jealous husband plots to dispose of his wife''s lover in an acid bath.
After being framed for a policeman's murder, a criminal escapes prison and sets out for revenge.
A Polish flyer struggles to regain his memory so he can return to the fight against the Nazis.
Reformed jewel thief Simon Templar vies with Nazi agents for possession of a mysterious music box .
The Saint''''s investigation of a counterfeiting ring uncovers a nest of spies.
Cinematography (feature film)
Although she''''s never had a date, a young woman goes about the business of landing herself a husband.
Costume-Wardrobe (feature film)
It is 1933, and vaudeville actress Ann Darrow has found herself--like so many other New Yorkers during the Great Depression--without the means to earn a living. Unwilling to compromise and allow herself to sink into a career in burlesque, she considers her limited options while aimlessly wandering the streets of Manhattan. When her hunger drives her to unsuccessfully try to steal an apple from a fruit vendor''s stall, she is rescued--literally--by filmmaker and multiple hyphenate Carl Denham. It seems that the entrepreneur-raconteur-adventurer is no stranger to theft, having that day lifted the only existing print of his most recent and unfinished film from under his studio executives'' noses when they threatened to pull his completion funds. Carl has until the end of the day to get his crew onboard the Singapore-bound tramp steamer, the S.S. Venture, in hopes of completing his travelogue/action film. With that, the showman is certain he will finally achieve the personal greatness he knows awaits him around the corner--and although the crew believe that corner to be Singapore, Denham actually hopes to find and capture on film the mysterious place of legend: Skull Island. Unfortunately for Carl, his headlining actress has pulled out of his project, but his search for a size-four leading lady (the costumes have all been made) has, fatefully, led him to Ann. The struggling actress is reluctant to sign on with Denham, until she learns that the up-and-coming, socially relevant playwright Jack Driscoll is penning the screenplay--the fees his friend Carl pays for potboiling adventure are a welcome supplement to Driscoll''s nominal income from his stage plays. With his newly discovered star and coerced screenwriter reluctantly onboard, Denham''s "moving picture ship" heads out of New York Harbor--and toward a destiny that none aboard could possibly foresee.
Art Department (feature film)
While in search of some good material, a failed stand-up comedian learns about his father''s shady past.
Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.Click here to contribute