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Belles Of St. Trinian's, The (1954) - Scripture And Needlework First scene for Alastair Sim in both parts of his double role, Vivienne Martin as Bella, daughter of Clarence Fritton, arriving with him at the school which evidently has all the locals terrified, and is run by his shiftless sister Millicent, in The Belles Of St. Trinian’s, 1954, based on popular cartoons and books by Ronald Searle.
Belles Of St. Trinian's, The (1954) - Get It Off Your Conscience! Miss Buckland (Mary Merrall) introduces the prized new pupil (Lorna Henderson as Princess Fatima) to ne’er-do-well girls’ school staffers, Renee Houston, Beryl Reid, Balbina, Hermione Baddeley, Irene Handl and Betty Ann Davies, later joined by their boss Miss Fritton (Alastair Sim in drag), in The Belles Of St. Trinian’s, 1954.
Belles Of St. Trinian's, The (1954) - Send A Few Bottles Up Police officer Ruby (Joyce Grenfell) has gotten hired under-cover as the new games-master, being shown around the school by kooky proprietress Millicent (Alastair Sim in drag, one of his two roles), finding out what goes on in the chem lab, not quite meeting in-house crook Harry (George Cole), in The Belles Of St. Trinian’s, 1954.
Rich and Strange (1932) - Opening, Satisfied? Satisfying opening sequence from Rich and Strange, 1932, (a.k.a. East of Shanghai) starring Henry Kendall and Joan Barry, and for which Alfred Hitchcock took a rare scenario credit.
Rake's Progress, The (1945) - Oxford 1931 Changing of setting from boyhood, Rex Harrison as "Kenway" establishing his creds as the title character, then friends Sandy (Griffith Jones) and Jill (Jean Kent) in support, in The Rake's Progress, 1945.
We Dive at Dawn - Opening, Prologue Opening credits and thank-you's to the Admiralty for the British submarine drama We Dive at Dawn, 1943, directed by Anthony Asquith, starring John Mills and Eric Portman.
We Dive at Dawn - Intercept and Sink 1st Officer Brace (Louis Bradfield) calms the crew while Captain Taylor (John Mills) receives vital orders on the surface fron un-named superiors, in director Anthony Asquith's We Dive at Dawn, 1943.

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