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|Also Known As:||Died:||September 6, 1959|
|Born:||September 26, 1875||Cause of Death:||pneumonia|
|Birth Place:||United Kingdom||Profession:||Cast ...|
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A renown atomic scientist escapes from his world of formulas and destruction and finds a respite in a Spanish seaside village.
A corpse creates a world of trouble for several passersby who each believe they may have caused the death.
A prince falls in love with a barmaid during his last fling before assuming the crown.
Federal agents fight to destroy a colony of mutated giant ants.
To get in touch with the younger generation, a TV star signs on as a Boy Scout leader.
A woman discovers her husband has another family in another city.
In this fantasy-toned sequel, former lab chimp Bonzo, now literate (!), runs away from a carnival sideshow and hops a banana truck. He lands in college town Pawlton and is adopted by the granddaughter of football coach 'Pop' Drew, who sorely needs good players. Obvious but pleasant slapstick follows.
Sally O'Moyne, a good-natured but awkward school-girl lives with her extended and eccentric Irish-American clan. One day at school, unable to find her lunch bucket, Sally says a prayer to St. Anne in hope of heavenly assistance. When Sally finds her lunch, she believes a miracle has happened, convincing her of a special relationship with the saint. Meanwhile, some animosity between the O'Moyne family and a neighbor grows and manifests itself in various comic situations. The plot develops as Sally, firm in her belief in St. Anne, emerges from adolescence an attractive young woman, and discovers the opposite sex. The feud, along with Sally's personal life, works itself to resolution in this light, nostalgic look at growing up Catholic in the 1940s and 1950s.
An obsessive policeman relentlessly hunts a man who escaped prison after stealing bread.
A conservationist fights to save the habitat of the California condor and to do it she works her way into the affections of a representative of the oil company that wants the land for their own purposes.
A publicity hungry press agent creates a romance between an icy college dean and a visiting lecturer.
The Norton family is in a turmoil due to faultfinding grandma Louisa. Strongly urged to find outside interests, Louisa starts dating grocer Hammond; their necking among the teenagers shocks the latter (!), and Louisa's architect son Hal isn't too thrilled either. So what's to do when Hal's boss Mr. Burnside becomes a rival for Louisa's favors?
An angel''''s earthly mission takes a wrong turn when he falls in love with mortal life.
A pair of advertising executives use a woman's child to snag a client.
A beloved old man is secretly Mister 880, an amateurish counterfeiter.
A faithful dog changes the lives of all who know her after her master dies.
Lassie helps a Scottish doctor deal with his patients' problems.
A war veteran and his young wife attempt to adjust to the boom years of the late 1940s.
A department store Santa claims to be the real thing.
In 19th-century New Zealand, two sisters compete for the same man against a backdrop of political unrest and natural disaster.
A straitlaced turn-of-the-century father presides over a family of boys and the mother who really rules the roost.
A medical student risks his future when he falls for a low-class waitress.
A sheltered woman realizes that either her husband or his mysterious brother is a psychopath.
A young couple''''s accident could make them rich, if they can evade a Nazi spy ring.
A girl enlists a psychic to get rid of her murderous alternate personality.
A crusading priest struggles to build a mission in China.
A pretty scientist with a system for horse-race betting falls in love with a trainer.
Passengers on a luxury liner realize they are en route to the afterlife.
A faithful collie undertakes an arduous journey to return to her lost family.
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.
Compassionate small-town lawyer Richard Clarke moves to New York City to seek his fortune, but is unsuccessful until he takes a friend's advice and tries to convince the world he's a ruthless heel. Suddenly he's the most popular lawyer in town -- but he could lose his fiancée.
An American playboy is sent to a British boarding school to learn discipline.
Inspector Cork pursues a bank robber who serves in the army and receives facial injuries. After plastic surgery he shows up as a bank president planning an enormous robbery.
A department store owner goes undercover as an employee to thwart union activists.
Two college students convince their friend and fellow student to pose as an aunt from Brazil.
On her retirement, students wonder why their favorite teacher never married.
Jane Austen''''s comic classic about five sisters out to nab husbands in 19th-century England.
An American reporter covering the war in Europe gets mixed up in the assassination of a Dutch diplomat.
A man-hating author and a woman-hating doctor have to pretend they're married.
A Chicago gangster inherits a British title.
Set in the world of brewing, a classic tale (an Ealing speciality) of the small, friendly, family run company being threatened with closure by the nasty, modern, large organisation. Bringing in familiar farce elements such as mistaken identity, slapstick and even pie fights, the tale is resolved through the love felt by the children of the opposing brewery owners.
"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.
A cocky American student runs into trouble when he transfers to the famed British college.
True story of the Irish politician whose fight for freedom was compromised by his affair with a married woman.
A temperamental film star''''s vacation turns deadly when he uncovers a murder.
A female con artist masquerades as a boy to escape the police.
A country bumpkin who's a mathematical genius falls into the hands of gangsters.
An orphan runs off to a life of adventure, then returns to France in search of the girl he left behind.
A country bumpkin who''''s a mathematical genius falls into the hands of gangsters.
A framed man comes back from the dead to seek revenge.
A church official with a taste for mysteries gets mixed up in the real thing.
Schani, Johan Strauss Jr., is forced by his father to forget music and to work in a bakery. Here he falls in love with Resi. The girl gets very jealous when a rich and beautiful contessa asks Schani to write a waltz for her. Schani writes and plays it, but he is always loyal to his girlfriend.
The port city of Bristol, England, in the 1800s is home to Java Head, a sailing ship line company. The owner has two sons. One, a handsome seafarer, is in love with a local girl, but cannot marry her due to a long-running feud between their fathers. After a lengthy voyage, he returns with a very exotic, noble Chinese wife, which scandalizes the conservative town. His other son, a "landlubber", seeks to convert to steamships, to the disgust of his father. Even worse, he is secretly dealing in contraband.
This film examines the stories of the passengers of a bus accident.
Three musicians team up to save a failing theatrical troupe.
A self-made man shocks the inhabitants of a small English town by buying a forest owned by the local nobility.
A satire on American films, in which Shakespeare's Macbeth is performed as it might be imagined performed in an American film. (The film was prepared as part of a live benefit for the YMCA attended by the British royal family. Edmund Gwenn (QV) appeared onstage but not on film as the American producer.)
In this short film, a French monastery takes in a juggler to care for as they prepare gifts to offer to Our Lady.
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