Peter Bull


Actor
Peter Bull

Biography

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1933

Stage acting debut

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Dr. Strangelove (1964) - Doomsday Machine President Muffley (Peter Sellers) asks Ambassador de Sadesky (Peter Bull) why the Soviets would build a "Doomsday Machine," leading to the first appearance of the title character (also Sellers), in the war room during the nuclear crisis, in Stanley Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb, 1964.
Christmas Carol, A (1951) - Addressing Mr. Scrooge Opening scene, introducing Scrooge (Alastair Sim), arriving at his office where Cratchit (Mervyn Johns) has received two businessmen (Peter Bull, the narrator, and Douglas Muir), in Brian Desmond-Hurst's A Christmas Carol, 1951, from the Dickens novel.
Scapegoat, The (1959) - An Emptiness In The Heart Opening the MGM-British production, with affecting narration by Alec Guinness, from Gore Vidal’s screenplay based on Daphne Du Maurier’s novel, as English teacher Barratt, arriving on the ferry at Port Boulogne, Calais, then reaching Le Mans (though the city is never named) and it’s famous cathedral, briefly meeting Peter Bull, in The Scapegoat, 1959, co-starring Bette Davis.
Sabotage (1936) - If The Arsenal Lose We know grocer Ted (John Loder) is a policeman, Sylvia Sidney at the ticket box doesn't know the guys (William Dewhurst, Peter Bull, then Torin Thatcher) visiting her husband (Oscar Homolka) are terrorists, her young brother (Desmond Tester) also an innocent, in Hitchcock's Sabotage, 1936.
Tom Jones (1963) - There's LIttle Hope Quickening events as Tom (Albert Finney) learns from Blifil (David Warner) of the accident, and both attend the deathbed of Squire Allworthy (George Devine), who fails to die in Tony Richardson's Tom Jones, 1963.
Old Dark House, The (1963) - You're Very Brave To Come American car salesman Tom (Poston), let in through the trap-door after the car he delivered was crushed by statues, with Potiphar (Mervyn Johns) who updates him on his customer Casper (Peter Bull) before Cecily (Janette Scott) appears, in William Castle's The Old Dark House, 1963
Doctor Dolittle (1967) - Fox Protection Society Introducing the bloviating General Bellowes (Peter Bull) and his prepossessing but stuffy niece Emma (Samantha Eggar), assaulting the title character (Rex Harrison) and friends Matt (Anthony Newley) and Tommy (William Dix), in Doctor Dolittle, 1967, directed by Richard Fleischer.
Saraband For Dead Lovers - King Of The Wife Notorious Hanoverian Prince George-Louis (Peter Bull), who will become England's George I, is informed of arrangements for his 1682 marriage to Sophie Dorothea of Celle (Joan Greenwood), followed by a dramatically implied wedding night rape, in Ealing Studios' Saraband For Dead Lovers, 1948.
Saraband For Dead Lovers - Dirt Of My Own Choosing Swedish Count Konigsmark (Stewart Granger) tangling with his cruel sponsor Countess Platen (Flora Robson) over his debt to the Hanoverian prince George-Louis (Peter Bull), whose tortured wife (Joan Greenwood) he soon meets, in Saraband For Dead Lovers, 1948.

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