|The History of Mr. Polly 1949 N/R, 95 min.|
Director: Anthony Pelissier
Cast: John Mills, Sally Ann Howes, Megs Jenkins, Finlay Currie, Betty Ann Davies, Gladys Henson, Diana Churchill, Edward Chapman, Shelagh Fraser, Dandy Nichols, Juliet Mills, Moore Marriott, David Horne, Edie Martin, Doris Hare
Based on H.G. Wells' novel, this story involves Alfred Polly's (John Mills) change of lifestyle after he leaves his domineering wife (Betty Ann Davies) and wanders the countryside. He finally takes a job as a handyman at a country inn and, at long last, finds true happiness.
|Scott of the Antarctic 1948 N/R, 111 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Drama
Director: Charles Frend
Cast: John Mills, Derek Bond, James Robertson Justice, Kenneth More, Christopher Lee, Diana Churchill, Harold Warrender, Anne Firth, Reginald Beckwith, John Gregson, James McKechnie, Norman Williams, Barry Letts, Dennis Vance, Edward Lisak
British explorer Capt. Robert Falcon Scott (John Mills) sets out on an expedition in 1910 to the South Pole. Two years later, he reaches it, but, on the way home, he and his crew mysteriously die in the cold. A search party finds their remains–along with Scott's diary providing clues to their unsuccessful attempt to make it back to civilization. The fine score composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams later was transmuted to his "Sinfonia Antarctica."
|1. The History of Mr. Polly (1949)|
2. Scott of the Antarctic (1948)
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