Tag Archives: Ralph Thomas
Private detective Edward Mercer goes to Venice at the request of a French insurance company to locate a brave Italian whom they wish to reward for his part in the rescue of an Allied airman shot down during the war.
Helter Skelter (1949) Ralph Thomas, Carol Marsh, David Tomlinson, Mervyn Johns, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Campbell’s Kingdom (1957) Ralph Thomas, Dirk Bogarde, Stanley Baker, Michael Craig, Adventure, Drama
Carry on Regardless (1961) Gerald Thomas, Ralph Thomas, Kenneth Connor, Sidney James, Charles Hawtrey, Comedy
Appointment with Venus (1951) Ralph Thomas, David Niven, Glynis Johns, George Coulouris, Comedy, Drama, War
Gymnastics school teacher Caroline Trewella inherits a house on the Cornwall coast. In the basement/smuggler’s cave, she discovers mermaid Miranda. The young women share a common ancestor and are remarkably alike in looks. While Caroline is away on a bicycling tour, Miranda has fun taking her place on land. With the help of her friend Nurse Carey, Miranda feigns an injury that keeps her wheelchair-bound… or more often needing to be carried by a man. And the ever flirtatious Miranda certainly knows how to attract all the men of the village!
Stanley Baker’s character is sent to steal the plans from another company of their racing car designs, to ensure his employers win the competition. However when opening a safe containing the plans, he triggers an alarm leading to a gun battle where he kills a number of people. James Robertson Justice alarmed by the scandal surrounding the killings orders his agent be killed surreptitiously to hide his involvement with the plot.