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Witness for the Prosecution | Movie Details for Actor Elsa Lanchester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 92%  Witness for the Prosecution  116 min,  [Crime, Drama, Mystery]  [Billy Wilder]  [06 Feb 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 8.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester, Marlene Dietrich, Tyrone Power
Plot:  A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise.
Writer:  Agatha Christie (in Agatha Christie's international stage success), Billy Wilder (screen play), Harry Kurnitz (screen play), Lawrence B. Marcus (adaptation)
Language:  English, German    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bride of Frankenstein | Movie Details for Actor Elsa Lanchester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Bride of Frankenstein  75 min,  [Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [James Whale]  [06 May 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Elsa Lanchester, Ernest Thesiger, Valerie Hobson
Plot:  Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate.
Writer:  Mary Shelley (suggested by: the original story written in 1816 by), William Hurlbut (adapted by), John L. Balderston (adapted by), William Hurlbut (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Ghost Goes West | Movie Details for Actor Elsa Lanchester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The Ghost Goes West  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Fantasy, Horror]  [RenĂ© Clair]  [07 Feb 1936]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Elsa Lanchester, Eugene Pallette, Jean Parker, Robert Donat
Plot:  An American businessman's family convinces him to buy a Scottish castle and disassemble it to ship it to America brick by brick, where it will be put it back together. The castle though is ...
Writer:  RenĂ© Clair, Eric Keown (story "Sir Tristram Goes West"), Geoffrey Kerr (scenario), Robert E. Sherwood
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Inspector General | Movie Details for Actor Elsa Lanchester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  The Inspector General  102 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Henry Koster]  [31 Dec 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 89%, External Reviews
Actors:  Barbara Bates, Danny Kaye, Elsa Lanchester, Walter Slezak
Plot:  A town's corrupt officials think a fool is actually an investigator in disguise.
Writer:  Philip Rapp (screenplay), Harry Kurnitz (screenplay), Nikolay Gogol (suggested by a play by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rembrandt | Movie Details for Actor Elsa Lanchester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Rembrandt  85 min,  [Biography, Drama]  [Alexander Korda]  [25 Dec 1936]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Charles Laughton, Edward Chapman, Elsa Lanchester, Gertrude Lawrence
Plot:  This character study joins the painter at the height of his fame in 1642, when his adored wife suddenly dies and his work takes a dark, sardonic turn that offends his patrons. By 1656, he ...
Writer:  Carl Zuckmayer (film play), June Head (scenario)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Blackbeard's Ghost | Movie Details for Actor Elsa Lanchester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 74%  Blackbeard's Ghost  106 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Family, Fantasy]  [Robert Stevenson]  [08 Feb 1968]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dean Jones, Elsa Lanchester, Peter Ustinov, Suzanne Pleshette
Plot:  On the Carolina coast, Godolphin College's new track coach lodges at Blackbeard's Inn, run by the Daughters of the Buccaneers who claim to be descendants of the notorious pirate and who risk losing their hotel to the local mobster.
Writer:  Bill Walsh (screenplay), Don DaGradi (screenplay), Ben Stahl (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Come to the Stable | Movie Details for Actor Elsa Lanchester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Come to the Stable  94 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Henry Koster]  [01 Sep 1949]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Celeste Holm, Elsa Lanchester, Hugh Marlowe, Loretta Young
Plot:  Two nuns from a French convent arrive in a small Connecticut town with a plan to build a children's hospital. They enlist the help of several colorful characters in achieving their dream ...
Writer:  Oscar Millard (screenplay), Sally Benson (screenplay), Clare Boothe Luce (story)
Language:  English, French, Latin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Ladies in Retirement | Movie Details for Actor Elsa Lanchester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Ladies in Retirement  91 min,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [Charles Vidor]  [09 Sep 1941]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins.
Actors:  Elsa Lanchester, Evelyn Keyes, Ida Lupino, Louis Hayward
Plot:  The housekeeper to a retired actress tries at the same time to look after her own two emotionally disturbed sisters, with dramatic results.
Writer:  Garrett Fort (screenplay), Reginald Denham (screenplay), Reginald Denham (play), Edward Percy (play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mystery Street | Movie Details for Actor Elsa Lanchester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Mystery Street  93 min,  PASSED,  [Crime, Drama, Film-Noir]  [John Sturges]  [20 Aug 1950]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bruce Bennett, Elsa Lanchester, Ricardo Montalban, Sally Forrest
Plot:  A small town policeman is assisted by a Harvard professor when a human skeleton is found on a Massachusetts beach.
Writer:  Sydney Boehm (screenplay), Richard Brooks (screenplay), Leonard Spigelgass (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Rascal | Movie Details for Actor Elsa Lanchester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Rascal  85 min,  G,  [Drama, Family]  [Norman Tokar]  [11 Jun 1969]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Bill Mumy, Elsa Lanchester, Pamela Toll, Steve Forrest
Plot:  A comedy filled with tenderness as a baby raccoon snuggles his way into the life of a lonely boy. He becomes the boy's only companion during his father's frequent absences. Because of ...
Writer:  Harold Swanton (screenplay), Sterling North (book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Frenchie | Movie Details for Actor Elsa Lanchester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Frenchie  81 min,  APPROVED,  [Romance, Western]  [Louis King]  [12 Dec 1950]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Elsa Lanchester, Joel McCrea, Paul Kelly, Shelley Winters
Plot:  Frenchie Fontaine sells her successful business in New Orleans to come West. Her reason? Find the men who killed her father, Frank Dawson. But she only knows one of the two who did and she's determined to find out the other.
Writer:  Oscar Brodney (story and screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hell's Half Acre | Movie Details for Actor Elsa Lanchester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Hell's Half Acre  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Action, Adventure, Crime]  [John H. Auer]  [01 Jun 1954]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Elsa Lanchester, Evelyn Keyes, Marie Windsor, Wendell Corey
Plot:  A woman who believes her missing husband is in prison in Hawaii on a murder charge travels there to see if it actually is him. However, he escapes before she sees him, when he hears that ...
Writer:  Steve Fisher
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Willard | Movie Details for Actor Elsa Lanchester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Willard  95 min,  GP,  [Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Daniel Mann]  [30 Jul 1971]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 59%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Bruce Davison, Elsa Lanchester, Michael Dante, Sondra Locke
Plot:  A social misfit uses his only friends, his pet rats, to exact revenge on his tormentors.
Writer:  Gilbert Ralston (screenplay), Stephen Gilbert (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Naughty Marietta | Movie Details for Actor Elsa Lanchester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Naughty Marietta  105 min,  G,  [Drama, Musical, Romance]  [Robert Z. Leonard, W.S. Van Dyke]  [29 Mar 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 43%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Elsa Lanchester, Frank Morgan, Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy
Plot:  In order to avoid a prearranged marriage, a rebellious French princess sheds her identity and escapes to colonial New Orleans, where she finds an unlikely true love.
Writer:  Rida Johnson Young (book), John Lee Mahin (screen play), Frances Goodrich (screen play), Albert Hackett (screen play)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Die Laughing | Movie Details for Actor Elsa Lanchester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 50%  Die Laughing  108 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Crime, Music]  [Jeff Werner]  [01 Apr 1980]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 5.0/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Charles Durning, Elsa Lanchester, Linda Grovenor, Robby Benson
Plot:  A San Francisco cab driver finds himself in possession of a monkey that is carrying a formula for turning atomic waste into a plutonium bomb. He finds himself framed for a murder and chased all over town by people trying to get the formula.
Writer:  Scott Parker (screenplay), Scott Parker (story), Jerry Segal
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Pajama Party | Movie Details for Actor Elsa Lanchester | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 38%  Pajama Party  82 min,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Don Weis]  [11 Nov 1964]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 4.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 33%, External Reviews
Actors:  Annette Funicello, Elsa Lanchester, Harvey Lembeck, Tommy Kirk
Plot:  Gogo, a Martian teenager, is sent to Earth to prepare the way for an invasion. The first Earthling he meets, one Aunt Wendy, is a rich widow who runs a dress shop catering to teenagers. Her...
Writer:  Louis M. Heyward
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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