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Hobson's Choice (1954): Continuity script
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written by Harold Brighouse, 1882-1958; directed by Sir David Lean, 1908-1991; produced by Sir David Lean, 1908-1991, London Film Productions and British Lion Film Corporation; performed by Charles Laughton, 1899-1962, Sir John Mills, 1908-2005 and Brenda de Banzie, 1909-1981 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1954), 166 page(s)
Charles Laughton delivers a bravura performance as a Lancashire bootmaker who attempts to dictate his daughter’s choice of husband, only to find that she marries his downtrodden and simple-minded employee and starts a rival business. Set in the 1890s, this working class comedy by Harold Brighouse is wonderfully...
written by Harold Brighouse, 1882-1958; directed by Sir David Lean, 1908-1991; produced by Sir David Lean, 1908-1991, London Film Productions and British Lion Film Corporation; performed by Charles Laughton, 1899-1962, Sir John Mills, 1908-2005 and Brenda de Banzie, 1909-1981 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1954), 166 page(s)
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Hoffman (1970)
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directed by Alvin Rakoff, 1927-; produced by Ben Arbeid, 1924-1992, Associated British Picture Corporation and Longstone Film Productions; performed by Peter Sellers, 1925-1980, Sinéad Cusack, 1948- and Ruth Dunning, 1911-1983 (London, England: Studio Canal, 1970, originally published 1970, first release 1970), 173 page(s)
This 1970 comedy, directed by Alvin Rakoff, features Peter Sellers, Sinead Cusack, and Ruth Dunning.
directed by Alvin Rakoff, 1927-; produced by Ben Arbeid, 1924-1992, Associated British Picture Corporation and Longstone Film Productions; performed by Peter Sellers, 1925-1980, Sinéad Cusack, 1948- and Ruth Dunning, 1911-1983 (London, England: Studio Canal, 1970, originally published 1970, first release 1970), 173 page(s)
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Keep It Up Downstairs (1976)
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directed by Robert Young, 1933-; produced by Hazel Adair, 1920-2015, Pyramid; performed by Jack Wild, 1952-2006, Mark Singleton, 1919-1986, Sue Longhurst, 1943-, Olivia Munday, 1951- and Diana Dors, 1931-1984 (London, England: Studio Canal, 1976, originally published 1976, first release 1976), 263 page(s)
This 1976 comedy, directed by Robert Young, features Jack Wild, Mark Singleton, Sue Longhurst, Olivia Munday and Diana Dors.
directed by Robert Young, 1933-; produced by Hazel Adair, 1920-2015, Pyramid; performed by Jack Wild, 1952-2006, Mark Singleton, 1919-1986, Sue Longhurst, 1943-, Olivia Munday, 1951- and Diana Dors, 1931-1984 (London, England: Studio Canal, 1976, originally published 1976, first release 1976), 263 page(s)
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The Ladykillers (1955): Continuity script
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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)
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The Lavender Hill Mob (1951): Continuity script
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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)
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Maggie (1954): Continuity script
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directed by Alexander Mackendrick, 1912-1993; produced by Michael Truman, 1916-1972, Rank Organization Film Productions and Ealing Studios; performed by Paul Douglas, 1907-1959, Alex Mackenzie, 1885-1965 and James Copeland, 1919-2002 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1954), 139 page(s)
Directed by Alexander Mackendrick, The Maggie is a heart warming comedy set in Scotland, about a skipper who tricks a wealthy American into entrusting him to ship valuable cargo on a dilapidated old puffer boat, intending to spend his fee for the journey on much needed repairs to the vessel. The Maggie is one of E...
directed by Alexander Mackendrick, 1912-1993; produced by Michael Truman, 1916-1972, Rank Organization Film Productions and Ealing Studios; performed by Paul Douglas, 1907-1959, Alex Mackenzie, 1885-1965 and James Copeland, 1919-2002 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1954), 139 page(s)
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The Magnet (1950): Continuity script
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directed by Charles Frend, 1909-1977; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Rank Organization Film Productions and Ealing Studios; performed by Stephen Murray, 1912-1983, Kay Walsh, 1911-2005 and James Fox, 1939- (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1950), 107 page(s)
Ten-year-old Johnny Brent (James Fox - The Servant) tricks a young boy to swap him a toy magnet for his ‘invisible watch’. Troubled afterwards by his conscience, Johnny rids himself of the magnet, presenting it to a charitable fund. When news of this touching sacrifice by an unknown child appeals to the imagin...
directed by Charles Frend, 1909-1977; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Rank Organization Film Productions and Ealing Studios; performed by Stephen Murray, 1912-1983, Kay Walsh, 1911-2005 and James Fox, 1939- (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1950), 107 page(s)
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The Man In The White Suit (1951): Continuity script
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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, Joan Greenwood, 1921-1987 and Cecil Parker, 1897-1971 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1951), 117 page(s)
Sidney Stratton (Alec Guinness), a humble inventor, develops a fabric which never gets dirty or wears out. This would seem to be a boon for mankind, but the established garment manufacturers don’t see it that way; they try to suppress it. Nevertheless, Sidney is determined to put his invention on the market, for...
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, Joan Greenwood, 1921-1987 and Cecil Parker, 1897-1971 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1951), 117 page(s)
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My Learned Friend (1943): Continuity script
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directed by Basil Dearden, 1911-1971 and Will Hay, 1888-1949; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Ealing Studios; performed by Will Hay, 1888-1949, Claude Hulbert, 1900-1964 and Mervyn Johns, 1899-1992 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1943), 85 page(s)
Will Hay (Dandy Dick, The Goose Steps Out) plays a disbarred solicitor who, with the help of Claude (Claude Hulbert), embarks on a frantic chase in pursuit of a psychopathic murderer newly released from prison. The prisoner is working through a vengeance list with Claude's name near the top… Directed by Basil De...
directed by Basil Dearden, 1911-1971 and Will Hay, 1888-1949; produced by Sir Michael Balcon, 1896-1977, Ealing Studios; performed by Will Hay, 1888-1949, Claude Hulbert, 1900-1964 and Mervyn Johns, 1899-1992 (London, England: Studio Canal, 2015, first release 1943), 85 page(s)
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Not For Publication (1984)
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directed by Paul Bartel, 1938-2000; produced by Anne Kimmel, fl. 1982, Thorn EMI Screen Entertainment; performed by Nancy Allen, 1950-, David Naughton, 1951- and Laurence Luckinbill, 1934- (London, England: Studio Canal, 1984, originally published 1984, first release 1984), 247 page(s)
This 1984 comedy, directed by Paul Bartel, features Nancy Allen, Laurence Luckinbill and David Naughton.
directed by Paul Bartel, 1938-2000; produced by Anne Kimmel, fl. 1982, Thorn EMI Screen Entertainment; performed by Nancy Allen, 1950-, David Naughton, 1951- and Laurence Luckinbill, 1934- (London, England: Studio Canal, 1984, originally published 1984, first release 1984), 247 page(s)
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