Anthony Bushell


Actor
Anthony Bushell

About

Birth Place
Westerham, England, GB
Born
May 19, 1904

Biography

Anthony Bushell was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Bushell's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the George Arliss adaptation "Disraeli" (1929), "The Show of Shows" (1929) with Frank Fay and the dramatic adaptation "Journey's End" (1930) with Colin Clive. He also appeared in "Three Faces East" (1930) with Constance Bennett, "Lovin' the Ladies"...

Biography

Anthony Bushell was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Bushell's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the George Arliss adaptation "Disraeli" (1929), "The Show of Shows" (1929) with Frank Fay and the dramatic adaptation "Journey's End" (1930) with Colin Clive. He also appeared in "Three Faces East" (1930) with Constance Bennett, "Lovin' the Ladies" (1930) and the Constance Bennett drama "Born to Love" (1931). He kept working in film throughout the thirties, starring in "Shop Angel" (1932), the drama "Vanity Fair" (1932) with Myrna Loy and the romance "A Woman Commands" (1932) with Pola Negri. He also appeared in "The Ghoul" (1933). Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in the war "The Red Beret" (1953) with Alan Ladd, the Alan Ladd adventure "The Black Knight" (1954) and "The Purple Plain" (1955) with Gregory Peck. He also appeared in the John Gregson war "The Pursuit of the Graf Spee" (1956). Bushell more recently acted in the drama "The Queen's Guards" (1963) with Raymond Massey. Bushell was married to Zelma O'Neal. Bushell passed away in April 1997 at the age of 93.

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

The Terror of the Tongs (1961)
Director
The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)
Associate Director

Assistant Direction (Feature Film)

Hamlet (1948)
Assistant Director

Cast (Feature Film)

The Queen's Guards (1963)
Major Cole
Bitter Victory (1958)
General Paterson
A Night to Remember (1958)
Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1957)
Mr Millington-Drake, British Minister
The Purple Plain (1955)
Aldridge
The Black Knight (1954)
King Arthur
Paratrooper (1954)
General Whiting
The Miniver Story (1950)
Dr. Kanesley
The Lion Has Wings (1940)
Pilot
The Rebel Son (1939)
The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel (1938)
Sir Andrew Foulkes
Dark Journey (1937)
Bob Carter
Troopship (1937)
Roddy Hammond
Dusty Ermine (1936)
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1935)
Sir Andrew ffoulkes
Admirals All (1935)
Channel Crossing (1934)
Peter Bradley
Woman in Command (1934)
Ronald Jamieson
The Ghoul (1933)
Ralph Morlant
I Was a Spy (1933)
Otto
Crime on the Hill (1933)
Shop Angel (1932)
Larry Pemburton
Escapade (1932)
Phillip Whitney
Vanity Fair (1932)
Dobbin
A Woman Commands (1932)
Lieut. Iwan [Petrovitch]
The Silver Greyhound (1932)
Expensive Women (1931)
Arthur Raymond
Five Star Final (1931)
Phillip Weeks
Chances (1931)
Tom Ingleside
The Royal Bed (1931)
Freddie Granton
Born to Love (1931)
Leslie Darrow
Journey's End (1930)
2d Lieutenant Hibbert
Three Faces East (1930)
Arthur Chamberlain
Lovin' the Ladies (1930)
Brooks
The Flirting Widow (1930)
Bobby
Disraeli (1929)
Charles--Lord Deeford
The Show of Shows (1929)

Producer (Feature Film)

Paratrooper (1954)
Associate Producer
Hamlet (1948)
Producer

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

Richard III (1955)
Associate Director
Hell Below Zero (1954)
Director of Antarctic Expedition

Cast (Short)

Practice Shots (1931)
Himself

Life Events

1924

Stage acting debut

1927

First role on American stage

1929

American film acting debut in "Disraeli"

Videos

Movie Clip

Night To Remember, A (1958) - Mild Winter Up In The Arctic The Titanic’s first full day at sea, Captain Smith (Laurence Naismith) dining with Ismay (Frank Lawton), chairman of the line, Anthony Bushell captain of the neighboring Californian, Geoffrey Bayldon his wireless man, David McCallum delivering ice warnings, in A Night To Remember , 1958.
Bitter Victory (1957) - Besides, He's Welsh! Welshman Richard Burton (as "Leith") in his first appearance, following Brand (Curt Jurgens) to be interviewed by officers (Alfred Burke, Anthony Bushell) choosing a leader for a commando raid , at a British outpost in North Africa, ca. 1942, in Bitter Victory, 1958.
Scarlet Pimpernel, The (1934) - Our Most Dangerous Enemy Completing the rescue of the de Tournays (Joan Gardner, Mabel Terry-Lewis, Roy Meredith) by fake French officer Ffoulkes (Anthony Bushell), then the big reveal, that the old French hag wagon driver is Leslie Howard, the title character, Sir Percy, who loses the costume and splits with his brother-in-law (Walter Rilla), in The Scarlet Pimpernel, 1935.
Scarlet Pimpernel, The (1935) - A Humble Wayside Flower Anthony Bushell as Sir Andrew, a Britisher posing as a French revolutionary officer, with the de Tournays, whom he rescued (Joan Gardner, Mabel Terry-Lewis, Roy Meredith) from the guillotine, leading to the introduction of Merle Oberon as the unseen and uninformed hero’s wife, Melville Cooper her painter, in London Films’ The Scarlet Pimpernel, 1935.
Ghoul, The (1933) - Who's That? Professor Morlant (Boris Karloff) has come back to life as his heirs (Anthony Bushell and Dorothy Hyson) worry and hanger-on Kaney (Kathleen Harrison) gets a lucky break in The Ghoul, 1933.
Ghoul, The (1933) - Queer Ideas Vicar Mr. Hartley (young Ralph Richardson) asserts himself amid battling heirs and bystanders and the lawyer (Cedric Hardwicke) in the dark home of the deceased Professor Morlant in The Ghoul, 1933.
Miniver Story, The - Full Marks Restrained yet operatic, as Kay (Greer Garson) visits physician Kanesley (Anthony Bushell) and the audience learns the news she's been hiding from her family, in post-war England, in The Miniver Story, 1950.
Dark Journey (1937) - What A Girl Will Say German spy Von Marwitz (Conrad Veidt), posing as a Stockholm playboy, shows off a kissing trick with Lupita (Joan Gardner), figured out by French double agent Madeleine (Vivien Leigh), with escort Bob (Anthony Bushell), in Dark Journey, 1937.
Disraeli (1929) - Open, Hyde Park Opening credits and a scene in a notably sunny Hyde Park, in the early talkie Disraeli, 1929, from Warner Bros., starring George Arliss in his Academy Award-winning role.

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