Tag Archives: Charles Crichton
The Man in the Sky / Decision Against Time (1957) Charles Crichton, Jack Hawkins, Elizabeth Sellars, Jeremy Bodkin, Drama, Thriller
Floods of Fear (1958) Charles Crichton, Howard Keel, Anne Heywood, Cyril Cusack, Action, Thriller, Adventure
Two inmates working to shore up a dike during a severe flood are swept away in the current along with their guard. The three of them wind up in an isolated house whose flooded interior contains a frightened woman.
The Battle of the Sexes (1960) Charles Crichton, Peter Sellers, Robert Morley, Constance Cummings, Comedy
Man-eating businesswoman, Angela Barrows is sent by her US company to Edinburgh to investigate export opportunities. She meets businessman Robert MacPherson en route and he persuades her to help bring his company into the 20th century. The staff, lead by Mr. Martin, have other ideas and a battle between the old and new business methods breaks out.
A three-year-old orphan is adopted by a German couple shortly after World War II. On his tenth birthday, he is told that his mother, a Yugoslav refugee, is alive and wants him back. The case must be decided in court, which must decide with whom the boy will be better off.
The Love Lottery (1954) Charles Crichton, David Niven, Peggy Cummins, Anne Vernon, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Rex Allerton is a top Hollywood star and an idol of the female population. To get away from the pressure of the fans who won’t leave him alone, he relocates to a remote Italian village where unanticipated trouble arises when unwittingly he becomes the prize for an international lottery.
Hue and Cry (1947) Charles Crichton, Alastair Sim, Frederick Piper, Harry Fowler, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
The Third Secret (1964) Charles Crichton, Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, Richard Attenborough, Crime, Drama, Mystery
A prominent London Psychologist seems to have taken his own life, causing stunned disbelief amongst his colleagues and patients. His teenage daughter refuses to believe it was suicide as this would go against all of the principles her father stood for, therefore she is convinced it was murder. She enlists the help of a former patient to try to get to the truth. The truth, however, turns out to be both surprising and disturbing.