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Pygmalion | Movie Details for Director Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Pygmalion  89 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard]  [03 Mar 1939]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Leslie Howard, Marie Lohr, Wendy Hiller, Wilfrid Lawson
Plot:  A Victorian dialect expert makes a bet that he can teach a cockney flower girl to speak proper English and pass as a lady in high society.
Writer:  George Bernard Shaw (screen play and dialogue), W.P. Lipscomb (scenario), Cecil Lewis (scenario)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Browning Version | Movie Details for Director Anthony Asquith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 85%  The Browning Version  90 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama]  [Anthony Asquith]  [06 Apr 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 8.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 7 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Jean Kent, Michael Redgrave, Nigel Patrick, Wilfrid Hyde-White
Plot:  Forced to retire from an English public school, an unpopular professor must confront his failure as a teacher and husband.
Writer:  Terence Rattigan (by), Terence Rattigan (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Importance of Being Earnest | Movie Details for Director Anthony Asquith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  The Importance of Being Earnest  95 min,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Anthony Asquith]  [15 Aug 1952]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Michael Denison, Michael Redgrave, Richard Wattis, Walter Hudd
Plot:  When Algernon discovers that his friend, Ernest, has created a fictional brother for whenever he needs a reason to escape dull country life, Algernon poses as the brother, resulting in ever increasing confusion.
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Two Living, One Dead | Movie Details for Director Anthony Asquith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 79%  Two Living, One Dead  105 min,  [Drama]  [Anthony Asquith]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alf Kjellin, Bill Travers, Patrick McGoohan, Virginia McKenna
Plot:  Three Post Office employees are at work when the facility is held up. The robber kills the supervisor and knocks out another employee. The third one offers no resistance and survives ...
Writer:  Anthony Asquith, Sigurd Christiansen (novel), Lindsay Galloway
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Sweden    More Info:  IMDB
The Winslow Boy | Movie Details for Director Anthony Asquith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 78%  The Winslow Boy  117 min,  [Drama]  [Anthony Asquith]  [06 Jun 1950]
Ratings:  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
Unfinished Symphony | Movie Details for Director Anthony Asquith, Willi Forst | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  Unfinished Symphony  84 min,  [Biography, Drama, Musical]  [Anthony Asquith, Willi Forst]  [30 May 1935]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Eliot Makeham, Hans Jaray, Helen Chandler, M├írtha Eggerth
Plot:  Composer Franz Schubert--broke, struggling and unhappy--gets a break when a wealthy friend wangles him an invitation to a command performance in front of a princess of the royal family. ...
Writer:  Willi Forst, Benn W. Levy, Walter Reisch
Language:  English    Country:  UK, Austria    More Info:  IMDB
Quiet Wedding | Movie Details for Director Anthony Asquith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Quiet Wedding  80 min,  [Comedy]  [Anthony Asquith]  [21 Apr 1941]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  A.E. Matthews, Derek Farr, Margaret Lockwood, Marjorie Fielding
Plot:  N/A
Writer:  Esther McCracken (play), Terence Rattigan, Anatole de Grunwald
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Underground | Movie Details for Director Anthony Asquith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 73%  Underground  84 min,  [Drama]  [Anthony Asquith]  [01 Jul 1928]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Brian Aherne, Cyril McLaglen, Elissa Landi, Norah Baring
Plot:  A working-class love story set in and around the London Underground of the 1920s. Two men - gentle Bill and brash Bert - meet and are attracted to the same woman on the same day at the same...
Writer:  Anthony Asquith
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Libel | Movie Details for Director Anthony Asquith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Libel  100 min,  [Drama, Mystery]  [Anthony Asquith]  [06 May 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Dirk Bogarde, Olivia de Havilland, Paul Massie, Robert Morley
Plot:  A shell-shocked WWII veteran with memory problems is accused of being an impostor by a former comrade.
Writer:  Anatole de Grunwald (screenplay), Karl Tunberg (screenplay), Edward Wooll (play)
Language:  English, German, French    Country:  UK, USA    More Info:  IMDB
French Without Tears | Movie Details for Director Anthony Asquith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  French Without Tears  86 min,  [Comedy]  [Anthony Asquith]  [28 Apr 1940]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  David Tree, Ellen Drew, Janine Darcey, Ray Milland
Plot:  N/A
Writer:  Ian Dalrymple, Terence Rattigan (original play), Anatole de Grunwald
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Orders to Kill | Movie Details for Director Anthony Asquith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Orders to Kill  93 min,  [Drama, War]  [Anthony Asquith]  [04 Jul 1958]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 3 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 4 nominations.
Actors:  Eddie Albert, James Robertson Justice, Lillian Gish, Paul Massie
Plot:  American agent faces an engrossing moral dilemma when he is parachuted into France to eliminate a suspected traitor in the French Resistance.
Writer:  Paul Dehn (screenplay), Donald Downes (original story), George St. George (screen adaptation)
Language:  English, French, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
We Dive at Dawn | Movie Details for Director Anthony Asquith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  We Dive at Dawn  98 min,  [Action, Drama, War]  [Anthony Asquith]  [28 Jun 1943]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Jack Watling, John Mills, Louis Bradfield, Ronald Millar
Plot:  All leave is canceled so that a British submarine can be sent after a new German warship. They chase it so far that they have no fuel to get home.
Writer:  J.B. Williams (story), Val Valentine (story), J.B. Williams (screenplay), Val Valentine (screenplay)
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Final Test | Movie Details for Director Anthony Asquith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  The Final Test  84 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama, Sport]  [Anthony Asquith]  [05 Jan 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Adrianne Allen, George Relph, Jack Warner, Robert Morley
Plot:  Sam Palmer is a cricket player who is playing the last Test match of his career. His schoolboy son, Reggie, is a budding poet who disappoints Sam by not attending the penultimate day's play...
Writer:  Terence Rattigan (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Yellow Rolls-Royce | Movie Details for Director Anthony Asquith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Yellow Rolls-Royce  122 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Anthony Asquith]  [13 May 1965]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 nominations.
Actors:  Ingrid Bergman, Jeanne Moreau, Rex Harrison, Shirley MacLaine
Plot:  Anthology film about three owners of a yellow Rolls-Royce. A British diplomat buys the car for his French wife. A mobster's girlfriend has an affair in Italy. A US woman drives a Yugoslav partisan to Ljubljana on the eve of Nazi invasion.
Writer:  Terence Rattigan
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The V.I.P.s | Movie Details for Director Anthony Asquith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  The V.I.P.s  119 min,  [Drama]  [Anthony Asquith]  [19 Sep 1963]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Awards:  Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Elizabeth Taylor, Elsa Martinelli, Louis Jourdan, Richard Burton
Plot:  Fog delays a group of travelers headed for New York. They wait at the V.I.P. lounge of London Airport, each at a moment of crisis in his or her life.
Writer:  Terence Rattigan
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Guns of Darkness | Movie Details for Director Anthony Asquith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  Guns of Darkness  102 min,  [Drama]  [Anthony Asquith]  [17 Aug 1962]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, External Reviews
Actors:  David Niven, David Opatoshu, James Robertson Justice, Leslie Caron
Plot:  An English couple and a deposed ruler head for the border during a South American revolution.
Writer:  Francis Clifford (novel), John Mortimer
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Doctor's Dilemma | Movie Details for Director Anthony Asquith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  The Doctor's Dilemma  99 min,  APPROVED,  [Comedy, Drama]  [Anthony Asquith]  [01 Jan 1959]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alastair Sim, Dirk Bogarde, Leslie Caron, Robert Morley
Plot:  Mrs. Dubedat loves and idolizes her artist husband, Louis, but he is dying of tuberculosis. She goes to a doctor and convinces him to save her husband. The doctor can keep only so many ...
Writer:  George Bernard Shaw (play), Anatole de Grunwald (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Lucky Number | Movie Details for Director Anthony Asquith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  The Lucky Number  72 min,  [Comedy, Musical, Romance]  [Anthony Asquith]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Clifford Mollison, Frank Pettingell, Gordon Harker, Joan Wyndham
Plot:  N/A
Writer:  Anthony Asquith, Douglas Furber (additional dialogue), Franz Schulz (story)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Millionairess | Movie Details for Director Anthony Asquith | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 55%  The Millionairess  90 min,  [Comedy, Drama, Romance]  [Anthony Asquith]  [21 Oct 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alastair Sim, Peter Sellers, Sophia Loren, Vittorio De Sica
Plot:  A Millionairess and a doctor cannot marry until they meet conditions set-up by their respective parents.
Writer:  George Bernard Shaw (play), Riccardo Aragno (adaptation), Wolf Mankowitz (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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