The Man from Chicago is a 1931 British crime film directed by Walter Summers and starring Bernard Nedell, Dodo Watts, Joyce Kennedy and Austin Trevor.The screenplay concerns an American gangster who moves to Britain and begins to take on the British criminal underworld.
Claude Austin Trevor Schilsky was a Northern Irish actor who had a long career in film and television.
Bernard Jay Nedell was an American film actor. He appeared in 50 films between 1916 and 1972. He was born in New York, New York and died in Hollywood, California. He was married to actress Olive Blakeney.
Call of the Sea is a 1930 British adventure film directed by Leslie S Hiscott.
Royal Cavalcade, also known as Regal Cavalcade, is a 1935 British, black-and-white, drama film directed by six separate directors: Thomas Bentley, Herbert Brenon, Norman Lee, Walter Summers, W.P. Kellino and Marcel Varnel. The film features Marie Lohr, Hermione Baddeley, Owen Nares, Robert Hale, Austin Trevor, James Carew, Edward Chapman and Ronald Shiner as the Soldier in Trenches. The film was presented by Associated British Pictures Corporation.
Lisbon Story is a 1946 British musical thriller film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Patricia Burke, David Farrar, Walter Rilla and Austin Trevor. The screenplay concerns a cabaret singer and a British intelligence officer who travel to Berlin to rescue an atomic scientist being held there.
Escape is a 1930 British crime film directed by Basil Dean and starring Gerald du Maurier, Edna Best and Gordon Harker. It was based on a 1926 play of the same title by John Galsworthy, which was adapted again as a film in 1948.
The Beloved Vagabond is a 1936 British musical drama film directed by Curtis Bernhardt and starring Maurice Chevalier, Betty Stockfeld, Margaret Lockwood and Austin Trevor. The film was made at Ealing Studios by the independent producer Ludovico Toeplitz.
Slightly Honorable is a 1939 American film directed by Tay Garnett. The film was based on the 1939 novel Send Another Coffin by F.G. Presnell.
The Middle Watch is a 1930 British comedy film directed by Norman Walker and starring Owen Nares, Jacqueline Logan, Jack Raine and Dodo Watts. It was based on a play of the same title by Ian Hay. The film's sets were designed by John Mead.
The Desperadoes is a 1943 American Western film directed by Charles Vidor and starring Randolph Scott, Claire Trevor, Glenn Ford, Evelyn Keyes and Edgar Buchanan. Based on a story by Max Brand, the film is about a wanted outlaw who arrives in town to rob a bank that has already been held up. His past and his friendship with the sheriff land them both in trouble. The Desperadoes was the first Columbia Pictures production to be released in Technicolor.
Shadows is a 1931 British crime film directed by Alexander Esway and starring Jacqueline Logan, Bernard Nedell and Gordon Harker. The screenplay involves the estranged son of a newspaper owner, who returns to his father's good favour by unmasking a gang of criminals.
Almost a Honeymoon is a 1930 British comedy film directed by Monty Banks and starring Clifford Mollison, Dodo Watts and Donald Calthrop. It was based on the play Almost a Honeymoon by Walter Ellis. A second adaptation was made in 1938. It was made by British International Pictures at their Elstree Studios.
Dorothy Margaret Watts (1910–1990), known professionally as Dodo Watts, was a British stage and film actress. She played Fay Eaton in the 1929 Broadway version of Ian Hay's play The Middle Watch, and reprised her role in the 1930 British film version the following year. When her career wound down, she became a business woman, owning a successful millinery firm in London's West End. She was later a casting director, and head of casting for ABC Television ; and largely responsible for casting Diana Rigg in the role of Emma Peel in The Avengers TV series. She later became a theatrical agent.
Almost a Honeymoon is a 1930 play by Walter Ellis. It debuted at the Garrick Theatre in London and later enjoyed a successful run at the Apollo Theatre. A farce it concerns a young man who has secured a lucrative post in the colonial service. His problem is that the post requires him to be married, and he has just a day to find a woman to be his wife.
Secret Service of the Air is a 1939 American adventure film directed by Noel M. Smith and starring Ronald Reagan. This film was the first in Warner Bros.' Secret Service series. The series consisted of four films, all starring Ronald Reagan as Lieutenant "Brass" Bancroft of the U.S. Secret Service and Eddie Foy, Jr. as his sidekick "Gabby." The 1940 film Murder in the Air was the last in the series. Reagan was just starting out his film career and commented later that during that period, he was a B movie "Errol Flynn".
The Innocents of Chicago is a 1932 British comedy film directed by Lupino Lane and starring Henry Kendall, Binnie Barnes and Margot Grahame.
Oh Boy! is a 1938 British comedy film directed by Albert de Courville and starring Albert Burdon, Mary Lawson and Bernard Nedell. It was made at Elstree Studios by ABPC. The film's sets were designed by the art director John Mead.
Hundred to One is a 1933 British sports film directed by Walter West and starring Arthur Sinclair, Dodo Watts and Derek Williams. It was made at Wembley Studios.
Exposed is a 1938 American drama film starring Glenda Farrell, Otto Kruger and Herbert Mundin. The film was directed by Harold D. Schuster and is based on George R. Bilson's unpublished story "Candid Camera Girl". It was released by Universal Pictures on November 4, 1938. A magazine photo-newswoman tried to make amends after exposing a lawyer and complication ensues when they fall in love.
Those High Grey Walls is a 1939 American film directed by Charles Vidor. A doctor is sent to prison for treating a man wanted by the police.
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