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The 39 Steps | Movie Details for Actor Robert Donat | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 87%  The 39 Steps  86 min,  [Mystery, Thriller]  [Alfred Hitchcock]  [01 Aug 1935]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 96%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Godfrey Tearle, Lucie Mannheim, Madeleine Carroll, Robert Donat
Plot:  A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information.
Writer:  John Buchan (adapted from the novel by), Charles Bennett (adaptation), Ian Hay (dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Private Life of Henry VIII. | Movie Details for Actor Robert Donat | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Private Life of Henry VIII.  97 min,  [Biography, Comedy, Drama]  [Alexander Korda]  [21 Sep 1933]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Charles Laughton, Franklin Dyall, Miles Mander, Robert Donat
Plot:  King Henry VIII marries five more times after his divorce from his first wife Catherine of Aragon.
Writer:  Lajos Biró (story and dialogue), Arthur Wimperis (story and dialogue), Arthur Wimperis (scenario)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Ghost Goes West | Movie Details for Actor Robert Donat | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  The Ghost Goes West  95 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Fantasy, Horror]  [René 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:  René Clair, Eric Keown (story "Sir Tristram Goes West"), Geoffrey Kerr (scenario), Robert E. Sherwood
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Citadel | Movie Details for Actor Robert Donat | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  The Citadel  110 min,  PASSED,  [Drama]  [King Vidor]  [29 Oct 1938]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 5 wins.
Actors:  Ralph Richardson, Rex Harrison, Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell
Plot:  Andrew Manson, a young, enthusiastic doctor takes his first job in a Welsh mining town, and begins to wonder at the persistent cough many of the miners have. When his attempts to prove its ...
Writer:  Ian Dalrymple (screen play), Frank Wead (screen play), Elizabeth Hill (screen play), Emlyn Williams (additional dialogue), A.J. Cronin (novel)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Goodbye, Mr. Chips | Movie Details for Actor Robert Donat | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Goodbye, Mr. Chips  114 min,  UNRATED,  [Drama, Romance]  [Sam Wood, Sidney Franklin]  [28 Jul 1939]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Greer Garson, John Mills, Robert Donat, Terry Kilburn
Plot:  An aged teacher and former headmaster of a boarding school recalls his career and his personal life over the decades.
Writer:  R.C. Sherriff (screen play), Claudine West (screen play), Eric Maschwitz (screen play), James Hilton (book)
Language:  English, Latin, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Winslow Boy | Movie Details for Actor Robert Donat | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Winslow Boy  117 min,  [Drama]  [Anthony Asquith]  [06 Jun 1950]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.8/10, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Basil Radford, Cedric Hardwicke, Margaret Leighton, Robert Donat
Plot:  In pre-WWI England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a petty theft, and his parents raise a political furor by demanding a trial.
Writer:  Terence Rattigan (play), Terence Rattigan (screenplay), Anatole de Grunwald (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Count of Monte Cristo | Movie Details for Actor Robert Donat | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  The Count of Monte Cristo  113 min,  UNRATED,  [Action, Adventure, Drama]  [Rowland V. Lee]  [07 Sep 1934]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Elissa Landi, Louis Calhern, Robert Donat, Sidney Blackmer
Plot:  After greedy men have Edmound Dantes unjustly imprisoned for 20 years for innocently delivering a letter entrusted to him, he escapes to get his revenge on them.
Writer:  Alexandre Dumas (novel), Philip Dunne (screenplay), Dan Totheroh (screenplay), Rowland V. Lee (screenplay), Philip Dunne (dialogue), Dan Totheroh (dialogue), Rowland V. Lee (dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Inn of the Sixth Happiness | Movie Details for Actor Robert Donat | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  The Inn of the Sixth Happiness  158 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama, War]  [Mark Robson]  [19 Dec 1958]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Curd Jürgens, Ingrid Bergman, Michael David, Robert Donat
Plot:  All her life Englishwoman Gladys Aylward knew that China was the place where she belonged. Not qualified to be sent there as a missionary, Gladys works as a domestic to earn the money to ...
Writer:  Isobel Lennart (screenplay), Alan Burgess (novel)
Language:  English, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Cantonese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Magic Box | Movie Details for Actor Robert Donat | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Magic Box  118 min,  APPROVED,  [Biography, Drama]  [John Boulting]  [21 Jan 1952]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Maria Schell, Martin Boddey, Renée Asherson, Richard Attenborough, Robert Beatty, Robert Donat
Plot:  A chronicle of the life of William Friese-Greene, a British inventor and early pioneer in cinema.
Writer:  Ray Allister (based on the biography: "Friese-Greene, Close Up of an Inventor"), Eric Ambler (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Adventures of Tartu | Movie Details for Actor Robert Donat | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Adventures of Tartu  103 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Romance, Thriller]  [Harold S. Bucquet]  [01 Oct 1943]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Glynis Johns, Robert Donat, Valerie Hobson, Walter Rilla
Plot:  Stevenson, a British soldier fluent in Rumanian and German, goes undercover to sabotage a German poison-gas factory. He turns himself into Jan Tartu, a member of the Rumanian Iron Guard. ...
Writer:  John Lee Mahin (screenplay), Howard Emmett Rogers (screenplay), John C. Higgins (original story)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Young Mr. Pitt | Movie Details for Actor Robert Donat | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Young Mr. Pitt  118 min,  [Biography, Drama]  [Carol Reed]  [21 Sep 1942]
Ratings & Reviews:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  John Mills, Phyllis Calvert, Robert Donat, Robert Morley
Plot:  This biopic tells the story of the life of Pitt The Younger, who became Prime Minister of Great Britain at the age of 24.
Writer:  Viscount Castlerosse (additional dialogue), Sidney Gilliat (screenplay), Frank Launder (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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