During the first world war, novelist Edgar Brodie is sent to Switzerland by the Intelligence Service. Read More »
Tag Archives: John Gielgud
A dramatization of the life of Albert Speer, Hitler’s young architect and onetime confidant, and his meteoric rise into the Nazi hierarchy. Read More »
A biopic of the legendary Benjamin Disraeli, his rise from a foppish young novelist to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and confidante of Queen Victoria. Read More »
King Richard the Second (1978) David Giles, Derek Jacobi, John Gielgud, Jon Finch, Biography, Drama, History, War
The incompetent Richard II is deposed by Henry Bolingbroke and undergoes a crisis of identity once he is no longer king. Read More »
The Scarlet and the Black (1983) Jerry London, Gregory Peck, Christopher Plummer, John Gielgud, Drama, History, War
Fr. Hugh O’Flaherty is a Vatican official in 1943-45 who has been hiding downed pilots, escaped prisoners of war, and Italian Resistance families. Read More »
Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. Read More »
The Good Companions (1933) Victor Saville, Jessie Matthews, Edmund Gwenn, John Gielgud, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Film musical taken from JB Priestley’s novel about three musicians joining together to save a failing concert party, the Dinky Doos.
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1977) Joseph Strick, Bosco Hogan, T.P. McKenna, John Gielgud, Drama
Stephen Dedalus is a young man growing up in Ireland in the early part of the 20th century. Read More »
An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and the son of his chief enemy fall in love in this uniquely structured retelling of the ‘The Tempest’.
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Julius Caesar (1970) Stuart Burge, Charlton Heston, Jason Robards, John Gielgud, Drama, History, War
All star cast heads up this 1970 remake of the William Shakespeare classic tale of the betrayal of the the Roman senate against their emperor, the plotting and scheming that led up to the assassination of the title charecter, and all of Romes’ fickleness towards the events.
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