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The Happiest Days of Your Life | Movie Details for Director Frank Launder | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  The Happiest Days of Your Life  81 min,  [Comedy]  [Frank Launder]  [08 Mar 1950]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alastair Sim, John Turnbull, Margaret Rutherford, Richard Wattis
Plot:  Chaos ensues for staff and students alike when an all-boys and an all-girls school are amalgamated into one.
Writer:  John Dighton (play), Frank Launder (screenplay), John Dighton (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
I See a Dark Stranger | Movie Details for Director Frank Launder | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 75%  I See a Dark Stranger  98 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, Thriller, War]  [Frank Launder]  [05 Aug 1946]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Deborah Kerr, Harry Webster, Liam Redmond, Raymond Huntley, Trevor Howard, William G. O'Gorman
Plot:  A young Irish woman hates England so much she becomes a Nazi spy.
Writer:  Frank Launder (by), Sidney Gilliat (by), Wolfgang Wilhelm (by), Frank Launder (screenplay), Sidney Gilliat (screenplay), Liam Redmond (additional dialogue)
Language:  English, French    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Millions Like Us | Movie Details for Director Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  Millions Like Us  103 min,  [Drama, War]  [Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder]  [15 Nov 1943]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Anne Crawford, Gordon Jackson, Moore Marriott, Patricia Roc
Plot:  Categorised as a British World War II propaganda film this less known example is a superb work of morale-boosting films from mid World War 2. Well written and directed the film has a simple...
Writer:  Frank Launder (an original screenplay written by), Sidney Gilliat (an original screenplay written by)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Belles of St. Trinian's | Movie Details for Director Frank Launder | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 69%  The Belles of St. Trinian's  91 min,  [Comedy, Family]  [Frank Launder]  [29 Oct 1954]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alastair Sim, George Cole, Hermione Baddeley, Joyce Grenfell
Plot:  These schoolgirls are more interested in racing forms than books as they try to get-rich-quick. They are abetted by the head-mistress' brother, played by Alastair Sim, who also plays the head-mistress.
Writer:  Frank Launder (screenplay), Sidney Gilliat (screenplay), Val Valentine (screenplay), Ronald Searle (inspired by the original drawings of the Girls and Staff of St Trinian's)
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Two Thousand Women | Movie Details for Director Frank Launder | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 67%  Two Thousand Women  81 min,  [Comedy, Drama, War]  [Frank Launder]  [01 Oct 1951]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.7/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Flora Robson, Patricia Roc, Phyllis Calvert, Renee Houston
Plot:  Women in a French concentration camp conceal downed British airmen from Nazi soldiers, and try to help them escape. Produced by Edward Black. Written and directed by Frank Launder.
Writer:  Michael Pertwee (additional dialogue), Frank Launder
Language:  English, German    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
Blue Murder at St. Trinian's | Movie Details for Director Frank Launder | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Blue Murder at St. Trinian's  86 min,  [Comedy]  [Frank Launder]  [01 Dec 1957]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Alastair Sim, George Cole, Joyce Grenfell, Terry-Thomas
Plot:  To further the aims of the St Trinian's Marriage Bureau run by Flash Harry, the school contrives to win a competition with a European "Goodwill" trip as prize, to the horror of the Ministry...
Writer:  Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder, Ronald Searle (cartoons), Val Valentine
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Blue Lagoon | Movie Details for Director Frank Launder | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  The Blue Lagoon  101 min,  [Adventure, Drama, Romance]  [Frank Launder]  [19 Sep 1949]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Donald Houston, Jean Simmons, Peter Rudolph Jones, Susan Stranks
Plot:  Two children are shipwrecked on a desert-island and fall in love while growing up together.
Writer:  Henry De Vere Stacpoole (novel), John Baines, Michael Hogan, Frank Launder
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Captain Boycott | Movie Details for Director Frank Launder | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 66%  Captain Boycott  92 min,  APPROVED,  [Drama, History]  [Frank Launder]  [N/A]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.6/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Cecil Parker, Kathleen Ryan, Mervyn Johns, Stewart Granger
Plot:  In 1880 Ireland, poor farmers rebel against the abuses of their British landlords.
Writer:  Patrick Campbell (additional dialogue), Paul Vincent Carroll (additional dialogue), Frank Launder, Philip Rooney (novel), Wolfgang Wilhelm
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Pure Hell of St. Trinian's | Movie Details for Director Frank Launder | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 63%  The Pure Hell of St. Trinian's  94 min,  [Comedy]  [Frank Launder]  [22 Dec 1960]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, External Reviews
Actors:  Cecil Parker, Eric Barker, George Cole, Joyce Grenfell
Plot:  The hellions of St. Trinians are recruited to a sheik's harem. Little does he know what he's letting himself in for.
Writer:  Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder, Ronald Searle (cartoons), Val Valentine
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB
The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery | Movie Details for Director Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 59%  The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery  93 min,  [Comedy, Crime, Family]  [Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder]  [11 Mar 1966]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win.
Actors:  Dora Bryan, Frankie Howerd, George Cole, Reg Varney
Plot:  The all-girl school foil an attempt by train robbers to recover two and a half million pounds hidden in their school.
Writer:  Frank Launder (original story), Sidney Gilliat (original story), Leslie Gilliat (original story), Frank Launder (screenplay), Ivor Herbert (screenplay), Ronald Searle (inspired by the original drawings of the Girls and Staff of "St. Trinians")
Language:  English    Country:  UK    More Info:  IMDB

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