|Directed by||St. John Legh Clowes|
|Written by||St. John Legh Clowes|
|Cinematography||Sidney Eaton |
|Edited by||St. John Legh Clowes|
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Dora is a 1933 British comedy film directed by St. John Legh Clowes.It was designed to humorously highlight some of the bizarre regulations of the Defence of the Realm Act 1914 (known as DORA), drawn up during the First World War, but still enforced. In a series of incidents the restrictions of the Act are witnessed by a bemused American tourist.
Evelyn May Clowes, known by the pseudonym Elinor Mordaunt, was an English author, writer and traveller born in Nottinghamshire, England. Her travels included Mauritius and Australia; she undertook a wide variety of employment.
The Dream Academy were a British band consisting of singer/guitarist Nick Laird-Clowes, multi-instrumentalist Kate St John, and keyboardist Gilbert Gabriel. The band is most noted for their 1985 hit singles "Life in a Northern Town", "The Love Parade" and their 1985 cover of the Smiths' song "Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want", which was featured in the John Hughes film Ferris Bueller's Day Off in 1986.
St Mary's Chapel is a former Anglican parish church in the village of High Legh, Cheshire, England. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building.
No Orchids for Miss Blandish is a 1948 British gangster film adapted and directed by St. John Legh Clowes from the 1939 novel of the same name by James Hadley Chase. It stars Jack La Rue, Hugh McDermott, and Linden Travers, with unbilled early appearances from Sid James, as a barman, and Walter Gotell, as a nightclub doorman. Due to the film's strong violence and sexual content for its time, amongst other reasons, several critics have called it one of the worst films ever made.
Dangerous Cargo is a 1954 British crime film directed by John Harlow starring Jack Watling, Susan Stephen and Karel Stepanek. The film was produced by Stanley Haynes for ACT Films. British crime reporter Percy Hoskins provided the story. It was shot at Walton Studios near London with sets designed by the art director Don Russell. It was made as a second feature.
Soho Conspiracy is a 1950 British musical drama film directed by Cecil H. Williamson and starring Jacques Labrecque, Zena Marshall and Peter Gawthorne.
The Quiet Woman is a 1951 British crime film directed by John Gilling and based on a story by Ruth Adam, about a criminal's wife who attempts to build a new life after her husband goes to prison, only to be menaced by him when he escapes. It starred Derek Bond, Jane Hylton and Dora Bryan.
Enter the Queen is a 1930 British short comedy film directed by Arthur Varney and starring Richard Cooper, Dora March, Chili Bouchier and Percy Walsh.
Grand Prix is a 1934 British sports drama film written and directed by St. John Legh Clowes and starring John Stuart, Gillian Sande, Milton Rosmer and Peter Gawthorne.
Dear Murderer is a 1947 British film noir crime, drama, thriller, directed by Arthur Crabtree for Gainsborough Pictures, and starring Eric Portman and Greta Gynt.
The Bondman is a 1929 British silent adventure directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Norman Kerry, Frances Cuyler, and Donald Macardle. It was based on the 1890 novel The Bondman by Hall Caine.
Life Goes On is a 1932 British crime film directed by Jack Raymond and starring Elsie Randolph, Betty Stockfeld and Warwick Ward. It was made at British and Dominion's Elstree Studios as a supporting feature for release by Paramount Pictures.
Now Barabbas is a 1949 British drama film directed by Gordon Parry and starring Richard Greene, Cedric Hardwicke and Kathleen Harrison. It is sometimes known as Now Barabbas Was a Robber. It was based on a 1947 play of the same title by William Douglas-Home. The film features one of the earliest screen performances by Richard Burton.
The Ghost Camera is a 1933 British mystery film directed by Bernard Vorhaus, starring Henry Kendall, Ida Lupino and John Mills, and based on "A Mystery Narrative", a short story by Joseph Jefferson Farjeon.
Over the Garden Wall is a 1950 British comedy film directed by John E. Blakeley and starring Norman Evans, Jimmy James and Dan Young. The film was made at Mancunian Films at their Dickenson Road Studios in Manchester. Although made on a low-budget, the film often topped double bills at cinemas in the North of England because of the popularity of the performers.
Files from Scotland Yard is a 1951 British crime film directed by Anthony Squire and starring John Harvey, Moira Lister and Louise Hampton. It was made as a second feature on a very low-budget, and the production company was wound up soon afterwards.
The Diplomatic Corpse is a 1958 British comedy thriller film directed by Montgomery Tully and starring Robin Bailey, Susan Shaw and Liam Redmond. It was produced as a second feature by ACT Films. The film's sets were designed by the art director Joseph Bato.
Act of Murder is a 1964 British crime drama film, directed by Alan Bridges. One of the Edgar Wallace Mysteries series, it was Bridges' first film as director.
St. John Legh Clowes (1907–1951) was a South African writer and director.
The Monarch Film Corporation was a British film distribution company active during the 1940s and 1950s. It specialised in supplying second features to British cinemas. The company handled a mixture of British and American films, as well as the Australian film Strong Is the Seed. It involved itself in production at times, and produced several more ambitious features including Hindle Wakes (1952) and A Yank in Ermine (1956). It had an arrangement with ACT Films under John Croydon to handle films made at Walton Studios. The 1952 adventure film Men Against the Sun (1952) was, unusually for the second feature market, a costume adventure film despite its running time.