Tag Archives: Jack Hawkins
The Two-Headed Spy (1958) André De Toth, Jack Hawkins, Gia Scala, Erik Schumann, Drama, Thriller, War
World War II spy thriller supposedly based on true story. British secret agent successfully infiltrates Nazi military, achieves rank of general during WWII.
Malta Story (1953) Brian Desmond Hurst, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Anthony Steel, Drama, History, War
The Small Back Room (1949) Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, David Farrar, Jack Hawkins, Kathleen Byron, Drama, Romance, Thriller
The Man in the Sky / Decision Against Time (1957) Charles Crichton, Jack Hawkins, Elizabeth Sellars, Jeremy Bodkin, Drama, Thriller
Tales That Witness Madness (1973) Freddie Francis, Jack Hawkins, Donald Pleasence, Kim Novak, Horror
Angels One Five (1952) George More O’Ferrall, Jack Hawkins, Michael Denison, Andrew Osborn, Drama, War
The summer of 1940, Pilot Officer T.B. Baird arrives straight out of flight school to join a front line RAF squadron at the height of the Battle of Britain. After an unfortunate start and a drumming down from his commanding officer, Baird (nicknamed ‘Septic’ due to his initials) must balance the struggle to impress his Group Captain, regain his pride, fit in with his fellow squadron mates, and survive one of the most intense air battles in history. This is the story of just one of “The Few” and how they managed to fight off the might of the Luftwaffe, despite overwhelming German air power.
Two Lieutenants, Chard of Engineers and Bromhead find that their 140 man contingent in Natal has been isolated by the destruction of the main British Army column and that 4,000 Zulu warriors will descend on them in hours. Each has a different military background in tactics and they are immediatly in conflict on how to prepare for the attack. Nearly a third of the men are in the infirmary, as the welsh company tries to somehow survive with no help in sight. Based on a true story.
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.