Norman Bird



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League Of Gentlemen, The (1960) -- (Movie Clip) The Liquor's Genuine Assembling in London's famous Cafe Royal after getting mysterious invitations promising profits, Bryan Forbes (who wrote the screenplay), Terence Alexander, Richard Attenborough, Roger Livesey, Kieron Moore and Norman Bird begin appraising each other, before Jack Hawkins begins to explain, Nigel Patrick arriving late, in the celebrated heist yarn The League Of Gentlemen, 1960.
League Of Gentlemen, The (1960) -- (Movie Clip) You're All Crooks Upon assembly of the band, mastermind Hyde (Jack Hawkins) reveals the military and criminal backgrounds of Roger Livesey, Richard Attenborough, Bryan Forbes (also the screenwriter), Nigel Patrick, Kieron Moore and Terence Alexander, in The League Of Gentlemen, 1960, directed by Basil Dearden.
Cash On Demand (1961) -- (Movie Clip) One Of The Few Dignified Businesses We’ve just been meeting the staff of a provincial English branch bank, two days before Christmas, when their oppressive manager (Peter Cushing as Fordyce) arrives, taking bites out of Miss Pringle, Pearson, and Sanderson (Edith Sharpe, Richard Vernon, Norman Bird), a little kinder to Peter and Sally (Barry Lowe, Lois Daine), early in Hammer Films’ Cash On Demand, 1961.
Cash On Demand (1961) -- (Movie Clip) You Look Ridiculous Only uptight manager Fordyce (Peter Cushing) knows that Col. Gore-Hepburn (Andrè Morell) is really a suave robber holding his family hostage while posing as an inspector from the bank’s security firm, so beleaguered staffers Harvill, Pearson and Sanderson (Barry Lowe, Richard Vernon, Norman Bird) exhibit some team spirit, in Hammer Films’ much-praised Cash On Demand, 1961.
Maniac (1963) -- (Movie Clip) If You've Finished Sulking Following the nasty murder of a handyman, in southern France, by the father of schoolgirl (Liliane Brousse) he assaulted, she appears again as we meet leading man Kerwin Mathews, as American Jeff, serving him a drink, with local cop Salon (Norman Bird), when his fuming English girlfriend (Justine Lord as Grace) arrives, in the Hammer Films contemporary thriller, Maniac, 1963.
Maniac (1963) -- (Movie Clip) At A Formidable Speed Having fixed the juke box at the road-house where he’s lodging in remote southern France, American Jeff (Kerwin Mathews), abandoned by his wealthy girlfriend, hangs with cop Salon (Norman Bird) then dances with enchanted hostess Annette (Liliane Brousse), her mother (Nadia Gray), the proprietor, worried, in Hammer Films’ Maniac, 1963.
Lord Of The Rings, The (1978) -- (Movie Clip) Have You Left The Ring For Frodo? Following the prologue, we meet hobbit Bilbo Baggins (voice by Norman Bird), visited by wizard Gandalf (voice by William Squire), who has instructions about the “master” ring that once belonged to the “dark lord,” in director Ralph Bakshi’s hit 1978 animated version of The Lord Of The Rings, 1978.
Dandy In Aspic, A -- (Movie Clip) One Of Their Failures... Eberlin (Laurence Harvey), waylaid by fellow spy Copperfield (Norman Bird), observes the attempt to capture a Russian, Westminster Abbey and Waterloo Bridge as backdrops, in A Dandy in Aspic, 1968.
Dandy in Aspic, A -- (Movie Clip) Nightingale Opening scene in which spy Eberlin (Laurence Harvey, who finished the film after director Anthony Mann died) stays cool when he realizes who's being buried, in A Dandy in Aspic, 1968.