|Green for Danger 1946 N/R, 91 min.|
Director: Frank Launder
Cast: Leo Genn, Henry Edwards, Trevor Howard, Ronald Adam, Alastair Sim, Judy Campbell, Moore Marriott, Sally Gray, Rosamund John, Megs Jenkins
Something is very wrong at a British wartime hospital; first Joseph Higgins (Moore Marriott) dies during a routine operation, and when Sister Bates (Judy Campbell) becomes suspicious, she also ends up dead! It is up to Inspector Cockrill (Alastair Sim) to solve the case. Good mystery!
|Juggernaut 1936 N/R, 74 min.|
Director: Henry Edwards
Cast: Boris Karloff, Joan Wyndham, Arthur Margetson, Mona Goya, Anthony Ireland, Nina Boucicault, J.H. Roberts, Morton Selten, Gibb McLaughlin, Victor Rietti
About to find the cure for paralysis, Dr. Sartorius (Boris Karloff) plots with his patient Lady Yvonne Clifford (Mona Goya) to murder her millionaire husband, Sir Charles Clifford (Morton Selten), to obtain needed funding. A deal is made, Sartorius is hired as Sir Charles' physician, and he begins poisoning his patient. But, Sir Charles figures out what is happening and changes his will to benefit his son Roger (Arthur Margetson) from a previous marriage. Now, Lady Yvonne tells Sartorius to kill both Sir Charles and Roger. Only nurse Eve (Joan Wyndham), who is in love with Roger, may be able to stop Sartorius in his tracks.
|Oliver Twist 1948 N/R, 116 min.|
Genre: Drama / Adventure
Director: David Lean
Cast: Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, Francis L. Sullivan, John Howard Davies, Anthony Newley, Henry Stephenson, Diana Dors, Mary Clare, Henry Edwards, Josephine Stuart, Ralph Truman, Kathleen Harrison, Gibb McLaughlin, Amy Veness
This is a very good version of Charles Dickens' story about the inhumane world of apprenticeship in 19th-century England. Beginning with his being left at an orphanage as a baby and enduring a hard life at the orphanage, the story then continues to Oliver's (John Howard Davies) escape to the streets. Now, Oliver, under the watchful eye of his tutor, the cruel Fagin (Alec Guinness) becomes a pickpocket on London's streets where more problems follow–until good luck finally shines on Oliver. 1 User Review
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| masterful portrayal of Fagin|
|Scrooge 1935 N/R, 75 min.|
Genre: Family / Drama / Fantasy
Director: Henry Edwards
Cast: Seymour Hicks, Donald Calthrop, Robert Cochran, Mary Glynne, Garry Marsh, Oscar Asche, Marie Ney, C.V. France, Athene Seyler, Maurice Evans, Barbara Everest, Philip Frost, Mary Lawson, Eve Gray, Morris Harvey
This British film of Charles Dickens' popular story is about greedy Ebenezer Scrooge (Seymour Hicks) whose heart is changed when Christmas spirits visit him on Christmas Eve. The Ghosts of Christmas Past (Marie Ney), Present (Oscar Asche), and Future (C.V. France) are all there, and Donald Calthorp performs well in his role of Bob Cratchit.
|Trent's Last Case 1952 N/R, 90 min.|
Director: Herbert Wilcox
Cast: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Wilding, Orson Welles, John McCallum, Sam Kydd, Miles Malleson, Hugh McDermott, Jack McNaughton, John Chandos, Henry Edwards
After international businessman Sigsbee Manderson (Orson Welles) is found dead, his wife Margaret (Margaret Lockwood) is accused of murdering him. Now, ace newspaper reporter Philip Trent (Michael Wilding) steps in to investigate. The story is told in flashbacks to reveal what really happened, and Trent concludes that Sigsbee committed suicide and left evidence to frame Margaret.
|1. Green for Danger (1946)|
2. Juggernaut (1936)
3. Oliver Twist (1948)
4. Scrooge (1935)
5. Trent's Last Case (1952)
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