Tag Archives: Richard Burton
The Gathering Storm (1974) Herbert Wise, Richard Burton, Virginia McKenna, Robert Hardy, Biography, Drama
Absolution (1978) Anthony Page, Richard Burton, Dominic Guard, David Bradley, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Candy (1968) Christian Marquand, Ewa Aulin, Richard Burton, Charles Aznavour, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
The Rains of Ranchipur (1955) Jean Negulesco, Lana Turner, Richard Burton, Fred MacMurray, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Prince of Players (1955) Philip Dunne, Richard Burton, Maggie McNamara, John Derek, Biography, Drama
A tragic and sentimental story that depicts the early career of the 19th century American actor, Edwin Booth with some mention of the events leading to the assassination of President Lincoln by Edwin’s brother, John Wilkes Booth. In the film, Edwin’s days in the spotlight dwindle shortly after his brother is caught and killed for assassinating Lincoln.
In 1942, a cargo ship jammed with British evacuees from Singapore is sunk by a Japanese sub. A small lifeboat carries a beautiful woman, an army officer, a bigoted administrator, and a black seaman. Only the seaman knows the woman is a nun. The men reveal their true selves under the hardships of survival. Told in a too-long flashback frame.