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Marius | Movie Details for Director Alexander Korda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 89%  Marius  130 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Alexander Korda]  [13 Apr 1933]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Actors:  Alida Rouffe, Fernand Charpin, Pierre Fresnay, Raimu
Plot:  Marius is faced with a choice whether to fulfill his passion by sailing the seas or stay and marry the woman he loves.
Writer:  Marcel Pagnol (play), Marcel Pagnol (screenplay)
Language:  French    Country:  France    More Info:  IMDB
The Thief of Bagdad | Movie Details for Director Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, Tim Whelan, Alexander Korda, Zoltan Korda, William Cameron Menzies | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Thief of Bagdad  106 min,  [Adventure, Family, Fantasy]  [Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, Tim Whelan, Alexander Korda, Zoltan Korda, William Cameron Menzies]  [25 Dec 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 Oscars. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Conrad Veidt, John Justin, June Duprez, Sabu
Plot:  After being tricked and cast out of Bagdad by the evil Jaffar, King Ahmad joins forces with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the Princess he loves.
Writer:  Miles Malleson (screen play and dialogue), Lajos Biró (scenario by), Miklós Rózsa (story)
Language:  English    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
That Hamilton Woman | Movie Details for Director Alexander Korda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  That Hamilton Woman  128 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, History, Romance]  [Alexander Korda]  [30 Apr 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 100%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Alan Mowbray, Laurence Olivier, Sara Allgood, Vivien Leigh
Plot:  The story of courtesan and dance-hall girl Emma Hamilton, including her relationships with Sir William Hamilton and Admiral Horatio Nelson and her rise and fall, set during the Napoleonic Wars.
Writer:  Walter Reisch (original screenplay), R.C. Sherriff (original screenplay)
Language:  English, French, Italian    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Private Life of Henry VIII. | Movie Details for Director Alexander Korda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  The Private Life of Henry VIII.  97 min,  [Biography, Comedy, Drama]  [Alexander Korda]  [21 Sep 1933]
Ratings:  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
Rembrandt | Movie Details for Director Alexander Korda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Rembrandt  85 min,  [Biography, Drama]  [Alexander Korda]  [25 Dec 1936]
Ratings:  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
An Ideal Husband | Movie Details for Director Alexander Korda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  An Ideal Husband  96 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy]  [Alexander Korda]  [01 Feb 1948]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Diana Wynyard, Hugh Williams, Michael Wilding, Paulette Goddard
Plot:  A prominent politician is preparing to expose a financial scandal. But then a woman who has invested heavily in the shady venture threatens to uncover a damaging secret in the politician's ...
Writer:  Lajos Biró (screenplay), Oscar Wilde (play)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Rise of Catherine the Great | Movie Details for Director Paul Czinner, Alexander Korda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Rise of Catherine the Great  95 min,  [Biography, Drama]  [Paul Czinner, Alexander Korda]  [09 Feb 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Elisabeth Bergner, Flora Robson, Gerald du Maurier
Plot:  Straightforward biography of the Russian empress, up to her assumption of the throne.
Writer:  Lajos Biró (story), Arthur Wimperis (story), Melchior Lengyel (story), Lajos Biró (dialogue), Arthur Wimperis (dialogue), Melchior Lengyel (dialogue), Marjorie Deans (scenarist)
Language:  English, French    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Private Life of Don Juan | Movie Details for Director Alexander Korda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Private Life of Don Juan  89 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Alexander Korda]  [30 Nov 1934]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Benita Hume, Bruce Winston, Douglas Fairbanks, Merle Oberon
Plot:  What do women want? Don Juan is aging. He's arrived secretly in Seville after a 20 year absence. His wife Dolores, whom he hasn't lived with in five years, still loves him. He refuses to ...
Writer:  Henry Bataille (play), Frederick Lonsdale (story), Lajos Biró (story), Frederick Lonsdale (dialogue), Lajos Biró (dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Private Life of Helen of Troy | Movie Details for Director Alexander Korda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  The Private Life of Helen of Troy  87 min,  [Comedy]  [Alexander Korda]  [09 Dec 1927]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, External Reviews
Actors:  George Fawcett, Lewis Stone, María Corda, Ricardo Cortez
Plot:  Queen Helen of Troy ( María Corda ), piqued by her husband's lack of interest in her, elopes with Paris ( Ricardo Cortez ) to Sparta. Menelaus ( Lewis Stone ), her husband, egged on by his ...
Writer:  John Erskine (novel), Gerald C. Duffy, Casey Robinson (titles), Robert E. Sherwood (play), Carey Wilson
Language:  N/A    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Man Who Could Work Miracles | Movie Details for Director Lothar Mendes, Alexander Korda | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  The Man Who Could Work Miracles  82 min,  UNRATED,  [Comedy, Fantasy]  [Lothar Mendes, Alexander Korda]  [19 Feb 1937]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 40%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Edward Chapman, Ernest Thesiger, Ralph Richardson, Roland Young
Plot:  An ordinary man suddenly finds that anything he says comes true. Or at least, almost anything!
Writer:  H.G. Wells (scenario), H.G. Wells (dialogue)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB

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