Basil Emmott


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Crown V. Stevens (1936) - No Harm In Saying Hello Director Michael Powell's opening, leading man Patric Knowles as "Chris," Mabel Poulton as "Mamie" and Billy Watts as leering "Joe," from one of what the director called his "quota quickies" made for the Warner Bros' subsidiary Teddington Studios, Crown V. Stevens, 1936.
Crown V. Stevens (1936) - Char Woman Found Him Innocent Chris (Patric Knowles) is about to seek mercy from a Notting Hill money lender whom he is surprised to find dead, as-yet nameless Doris (Beatrix Thomson) hefting the smoking gun, police (Bernard Miles supporting Allan Jeayes) investigating afterward, in director Michael Powell's Crown V. Stevens, 1936.
Crown V. Stevens (1936) - Any Man You Wanted Some noteworthy choices by director Michael Powell, as unhappy wife Doris (Beatrix Thomson), whom we know has committed a maybe-justified murder, receives old chorus-line pal Ella (Googie Withers), Davina Craig and Frederick Piper her maid and husband, in the low-budget Crown V. Stevens, 1936.
Prime Minister, The (1942) - Foppish Young Novelist Most of the prologue and the opening scene with John Gielgud, as advertised, in a most uncharacteristic prissy tone, as the young-ish Benjamin Disraeli, meeting the unsuspecting widow Wyndham Lewis (Diana Wynyard), in director Thorold Dickinson's The Prime Minister, 1942.
Prime Minister, The (1942) - You Will Hear Me! Observed by his smitten sponsor, the widow Wyndham Lewis (Diana Wynyard), the snobby yet radical Disraeli (John Gielgud) rises for his first speech in Parliament, 1837, rival Gladstone (Stephen Murray) smirking, early in director Thorold Dickinson's The Prime Minister, 1942.
Prime Minister, The (1942) - This Silly Dance The widow Mrs. Wyndham Lewis (Diana Wynyard), received by host Count D'Orsay (Anthony Ireland), hopes to end her brief estrangement from her pet politician Disraeli (John Gielgud), who is surrendered by the understanding Lady Blessington (Vera Bogetti), in The Prime Minister, 1942.
I Was Monty's Double - Very Special Visitor Tracking ex-flame Peggy (Maureen Connell) to a dance hall, intelligence officer Harvey (John Mills) sees an impersonator and gets an idea, in I Was Monty's Double, (a.k.a. Heaven, Hell Or Hoboken, 1958.
I Was Monty's Double - By Way Of Tibet Intelligence officer Harvey (John Mills) reports to Colonel Logan (Cecil Parker), for a briefing on a D-Day deception scheme, early in I Was Monty's Double, (a.k.a Heaven, Hell or Hoboken), 1958.

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