Browse Scripts - 22 results

Barnacle Bill (1957): Continuity script
See details
directed by Charles Frend, 1909-1977; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Ealing Studios; performed by Sir Alec Guinness, 1914-2000, Irene Browne, 1896-1965 and Maurice Denham, 1909-2002 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1957), 149 page(s)
From the dawn of time to the battle of Jutland, the Ambrose family tree has always maintained its ability to create a long line of distinguished naval officers, until now. Captain William Horatio Ambrose (Guinness) has tried hard to preserve his family’s tradition but unfortunately suffers from chronic sea sickn...
directed by Charles Frend, 1909-1977; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Ealing Studios; performed by Sir Alec Guinness, 1914-2000, Irene Browne, 1896-1965 and Maurice Denham, 1909-2002 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1957), 149 page(s)
Sections
×
Captive Heart (1946): Shooting script
See details
directed by Basil Dearden, 1911-1971; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Ealing Studios; performed by Sir Michael Redgrave, 1908-1985, Rachel Kempson, 1910-2003 and Frederick Leister, 1885-1970 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1946), 256 page(s)
The Captive Heart is the story of a group of British Prisoners of War, captured after Dunkirk in 1940. Amongst them is a man known as Captain Geoffrey Mitchell – the identity of a dead man, which he has assumed after escaping from a concentration camp. To avoid exposure, he must correspond with the dead man’s...
directed by Basil Dearden, 1911-1971; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Ealing Studios; performed by Sir Michael Redgrave, 1908-1985, Rachel Kempson, 1910-2003 and Frederick Leister, 1885-1970 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1946), 256 page(s)
Sections
×
Cruel Sea (1953): Continuity script
See details
directed by Charles Frend, 1909-1977; produced by Leslie Norman, 1911-1993, Ealing Studios; performed by Jack Hawkins, 1910-1973, Sir Donald Sinden, 1923-2014 and John Stratton, 1925-1991 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1953), 48 page(s)
Commander Ericson is made captain of the Corvette Compass Rose, a small escort vessel used to guide and protect convoys travelling through the Atlantic. Ericson is thrown into a life and death dilemma which forces him to choose between destroying an enemy ship and sparing the lives of his own men. Ealing breaks fr...
directed by Charles Frend, 1909-1977; produced by Leslie Norman, 1911-1993, Ealing Studios; performed by Jack Hawkins, 1910-1973, Sir Donald Sinden, 1923-2014 and John Stratton, 1925-1991 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1953), 48 page(s)
Sections
×
Dead Of Night (1945): Continuity script
See details
directed by Alberto Cavalcanti, 1897-1982; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Ealing Studios; performed by Mervyn Johns, 1899-1992, Roland Culver, 1900-1984 and Mary Merrall, 1890-1973 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1945), 92 page(s)
Starring Michael Redgrave, Googie Withers and Mervyn Johns, DEAD OF NIGHT represented a departure for Ealing from the classic comedy mode and is instead a spooky psychological thriller made up of five chilling ghost stories. An architect visits a country house only to get trapped in a recurring nightmare involving...
directed by Alberto Cavalcanti, 1897-1982; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Ealing Studios; performed by Mervyn Johns, 1899-1992, Roland Culver, 1900-1984 and Mary Merrall, 1890-1973 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1945), 92 page(s)
Sections
×
Dunkirk (1958): Continuity script
See details
directed by Leslie Norman, 1911-1993; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Ealing Studios; performed by Sir John Mills, 1908-2005, Lord Richard Attenborough, 1923-2014 and Robert Urquhart, 1921-1995 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1958), 226 page(s)
Dunkirk follows the dramatic events leading up to Operation Dynamo, where upon the British Army attempted to rescue fellow soldiers and allied troops from Nazi occupied France. Seen from the dual perspectives of a jaded journalist in search of propaganda and a weary soldier desperately trying to give his troop som...
directed by Leslie Norman, 1911-1993; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Ealing Studios; performed by Sir John Mills, 1908-2005, Lord Richard Attenborough, 1923-2014 and Robert Urquhart, 1921-1995 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1958), 226 page(s)
Sections
×
Frieda (1947): Shooting script
See details
written by Sir Ronald Millar, 1919-1998; directed by Basil Dearden, 1911-1971; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Ealing Studios; performed by David Farrar, 1908-1995, Glynis Johns, 1923- and Mai Zetterling, 1925-1994 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1947), 247 page(s)
This film, directed by Basil Dearden, stars David Farrar, Glynis Johns, and Mai Zetterling.
written by Sir Ronald Millar, 1919-1998; directed by Basil Dearden, 1911-1971; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Ealing Studios; performed by David Farrar, 1908-1995, Glynis Johns, 1923- and Mai Zetterling, 1925-1994 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1947), 247 page(s)
Sections
×
It Always Rains On Sunday (1947): Shooting script
See details
directed by Robert Hamer, 1911-1963; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Ealing Studios; performed by Googie Withers, 1917-2011, Jack Warner, 1895-1981 and John McCallum, 1918-2010 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1947), 236 page(s)
Directed by Robert Hamer (Kind Hearts and Coronets) IT ALWAYS RAINS ON SUNDAY is considered to be one of the greatest and most overlooked achievements of British 1940's cinema. The film was featured in Time Out’s 100 Best British Films list, as chosen by 150 film industry experts, including Sam Mendes and Wes An...
directed by Robert Hamer, 1911-1963; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Ealing Studios; performed by Googie Withers, 1917-2011, Jack Warner, 1895-1981 and John McCallum, 1918-2010 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1947), 236 page(s)
Sections
×
Kind Hearts And Coronets (1949): Continuity script
See details
directed by Robert Hamer, 1911-1963; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Ealing Studios; performed by Dennis Price, 1915-1973, Sir Alec Guinness, 1914-2000 and Valerie Hobson, 1917-1998 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1949), 123 page(s)
A coolly elegant, critically acclaimed comic masterpiece, Kind Hearts and Coronets is classic black comedy from Ealing Studios. Louis Mazzini’s mother belongs to the aristocratic family D’Ascoyne, but she ran away with an opera singer. Therefore, the D’Ascoynes rejected her and Louis. Once an adult, Louis (P...
directed by Robert Hamer, 1911-1963; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Ealing Studios; performed by Dennis Price, 1915-1973, Sir Alec Guinness, 1914-2000 and Valerie Hobson, 1917-1998 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1949), 123 page(s)
Sections
×
The Ladykillers (1955): Continuity script
See details
directed by Alexander Mackendrick, 1912-1993; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Rank Organization Film Productions and Ealing Studios; performed by Sir Alec Guinness, 1914-2000, Cecil Parker, 1897-1971 and Peter Sellers, 1925-1980 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1955), 145 page(s)
Ealing Studios' output from the 1940s and the 1950s helped define what was arguably the golden age for British cinema. It fostered great directors such as Alexander MacKendrick and Robert Hamer, while giving stars such as Alec Guinness and Peter Sellers the chance to shine. With iconic performances from Alec Guin...
directed by Alexander Mackendrick, 1912-1993; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Rank Organization Film Productions and Ealing Studios; performed by Sir Alec Guinness, 1914-2000, Cecil Parker, 1897-1971 and Peter Sellers, 1925-1980 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1955), 145 page(s)
Sections
×
The Lavender Hill Mob (1951): Continuity script
See details
directed by Charles Crichton, 1910-1999; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Ealing Studios; performed by Sir Alec Guinness, 1914-2000, Stanley Holloway, 1890-1982 and Sidney James, 1913-1976 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1951), 123 page(s)
Holland (Alec Guinness), is a shy retiring man who works as a bank transfer agent for the delivery of gold bullion. One day he befriends Pendlebury (Stanley Holloway), a maker of souvenirs. Holland remarks that, with Pendlebury’s smelting equipment, one could forge the gold into harmless-looking toy Eiffel Tower...
directed by Charles Crichton, 1910-1999; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Ealing Studios; performed by Sir Alec Guinness, 1914-2000, Stanley Holloway, 1890-1982 and Sidney James, 1913-1976 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1951), 123 page(s)
×

Pages