Mervyn Johns

Mervyn Johns


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Christmas Carol, A (1951) -- (Movie Clip) 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.
Dead Of Night (1945) -- (Movie Clip) So It Isn't A Dream This Time? Basil Dearden directs this opening bit, as architect Craig (Mervyn Johns), greeted by Foley (Roland Culver) meets Mary Merrall, Googie Withers, Frederick Valk, Antony Baird and Sally Ann Howes, mystery already, in the Ealing Studios light-horror anthology Dead Of Night, 1945.
Old Dark House, The (1963) -- (Movie Clip) 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
Old Dark House, The (1963) -- (Movie Clip) The Morgan The Pirate? The Femms (Robert Morley as Roderick, Janette Scott as Cecily, Fenella Fielding as Morgana, Joyce Grenfell as Agatha) explain to American Tom (Poston) that they don't believe he's been sent to their English home by accident, in William Castle's re-make The Old Dark House, 1963.
Edward, My Son (1949) -- (Movie Clip) I've Started The Fire London between the wars, Spencer Tracy as Boult, our narrator whom we know will become very rich, and lose his son, confronted by his partner (Mervyn Johns), who wants out of the scheme to burn their business for money, to pay for the boy’s operation, in Edward, My Son, 1949.
Jamaica Inn (1939) -- (Movie Clip) We'll Spin A Coin For These Buckles Irish orphan Mary (Maureen O’Hara), deducing that the inn run by her Cornish relations is the hideout of a criminal gang, intervenes as thugs led by Harry (Emlyn Williams) prepare to string up suspected informant Tremain (Robert Newton), Alfred Hitchcock directing, in Jamaica Inn, 1939.
Went The Day Well? (1942) -- (Movie Clip) Battle Of Bramley End Unique opening and premise, Mervyn Johns recounts the not-then-secured victory over Germany, in a fictional Worcestershire town, locals Tom, Peggy and Ivy (Frank Lawton, Elizabeth Allan, Thora Hird) introduced, in the Ealing Studios yarn of a Nazi invasion, Went The Day Well?, 1942.
Master Of Ballantrae, The (1953) -- (Movie Clip) -- White Cockade Joining the opening narration, introducing Errol Flynn as "Jamie," girlfriend Jessie (Yvonne Furneaux), brother (Anthony Steel), fiancee` (Beatrice Campbell), father (Felix Aylmer), and others, kick starting this version of Robert Louis Stevenson's The Master Of Ballantrae, 1953.


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