|Accused 1936 N/R, 83 min.|
Director: Thornton Freeland
Cast: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Dolores del Rio, Florence Desmond, Roland Culver, Moore Marriott, Cecil Humphreys, Cyril Raymond, Basil Sydney, Googie Withers, J.H. Roberts, Esme Percy, Edward Rigby, Leo Genn, Anthony Hankey, Athole Stewart
Set in a Paris nightclub, this is the story of dancing team Tony and Gaby Seymour (Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Dolores del Rio) and the murder of Yvette Delange (Florence Desmond) who has been making a play for Tony. Yvette is accused as a murderess, and the real solution to the crime is revealed during the court scenes.
|Busman's Honeymoon 1940 N/R, 83 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Comedy / Drama
aka: Haunted Honeymoon
Director: Arthur B. Woods
Cast: Robert Montgomery, Constance Cummings, Leslie Banks, Seymour Hicks, Robert Newton, Googie Withers, Frank Pettingell, Louise Hampton, Joan Kemp-Welch, Aubrey Mallalieu, James Carney, Roy Emerton, Reginald Purdell, Eliot Makeham
Lord Peter Wimsey (Robert Montgomery), a noted criminologist, weds Harriet Vane (Constance Cummings), a well-known mystery writer. They get involved in solving a murder, which isn't how they planned on spending their honeymoon.
|Country Life 1994 PG-13, 107 min.|
Director: Michael Blakemore
Cast: Sam Neill, Greta Scacchi, John Hargreaves, Kerry Fox, Michael Blakemore, Googie Withers, Maurie Fields, Robyn Cruze, Ron Blanchard
Returning home after more than 20 years in London, Alexander (Michael Blakemore) brings his young, beautiful wife, Deborah (Greta Scacchi), with him. Many of the men in his hometown fall for Deborah's seductive charm–especially the alcoholic doctor, Max Askey (Sam Neill).
|Dead of Night 1945 N/R, 104 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer
Cast: Mervyn Johns, Roland Culver, Mary Merrall, Frederick Valk, Sally Ann Howes, Anthony Baird, Basil Radford, Miles Malleson, Michael Redgrave, Googie Withers, Robert Wyndham, Ralph Michael
Walter Craig (Mervyn Johns) has very odd dreams AND they seem to relate to dreams of fellow guests at a British farmhouse. Each of the guests tell their bizarre stories. A classic chiller.
|The Lady Vanishes 1938 N/R, 97 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Comedy / Romance / Thriller
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Cast: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Dame May Whitty, Paul Lukas, Cecil Parker, Linden Travers, Mary Clare, Basil Radford, Googie Withers, Naunton Wayne, Emile Boreo, Sally Stewart, Philip Leaver, Selma Vaz Dias, Catherine Lacey
This is one of Alfred Hitchcock's great films. It has it all–comedy and suspense aboard a train traveling through Germany. One of the passengers, Iris Henderson (Margaret Lockwood), becomes friendly with elderly Miss Froy (Dame May Whitty) and then takes a nap. When Iris awakens, she discovers that Miss Froy has disappeared, but no one else on the train believes her. Iris had received a head injury just before boarding the train, and they think that she was just dreaming. Finally, young musician Gilbert (Michael Redgrave) comes to Iris' aid, and they search the train for the mysterious Mrs. Froy. The search for Mrs. Froy reveals that she is not who she appears to be.
|Night and the City 1950 N/R, 96 min.|
Director: Jules Dassin
Cast: Richard Widmark, Googie Withers, Gene Tierney, Hugh Marlowe, Francis L. Sullivan, Herbert Lom, Charles Farrell, Mike Mazurki, James Hayter, Edward Chapman
Fight promoter Harry Fabian (Richard Widmark) unsuccessfully tries to stay ahead of his debtors by hustling in the wrestling world.
|Northanger Abbey 1986 TV, 90 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: Giles Foster
Cast: Katharine Schlesinger, Peter Firth, Robert Hardy, Googie Withers, Geoffrey Chater, Cassie Stuart, Jonathan Coy, Ingrid Lacey, Greg Hicks, Philip Bird, Helen Fraser
Naive, young Catherine (Katharine Schlesinger) loves gothic novels, which gives her a false sense of the real world as she moves from the country to the harsh life of the city. There she meets Henry (Peter Firth) who may bring the love and wealth she seeks. Based on Jane Austen's novel. Made for TV.
|On Approval 1944 N/R, 80 min.|
Director: Clive Brook
Cast: Clive Brook, Beatrice Lillie, Googie Withers, Roland Culver, O.B. Clarence, Laurence Hanray, Elliott Mason, Hay Petrie, Mollie Munks, Marjorie Rhodes
Based on Frederick Lonsdale's 1926 play, this comedy of manners revolves around a 30-day trial marriage between a titled, but poor, duke (Clive Brook) and an American heiress (Beatrice Lillie) who spend the month at a secluded castle in Scotland where the fun really begins–especially when they are joined by another couple.
|One of Our Aircraft Is Missing 1942 N/R, 100 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Drama
Director: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Cast: Godfrey Tearle, Eric Portman, Hugh Williams, Bernard Miles, Peter Ustinov, Robert Helpmann, Googie Withers, Pamela Brown, Hugh Burden, Hay Petrie, Emrys Jones, Joyce Redman, Selma Vaz Dias, Arnold Marle, Alec Clunes
This British film uses World War II as its theme. It is the story of the crash landing of an RAF bomber whose crew manages to bail out over Nazi-occupied Holland, and now they are faced with finding the means of escaping to England. Help comes in the form of an underground network of Dutch patriots that helps them reach the shores of Britain.
|Shine 1996 PG-13, 105 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical / Romance
Director: Scott Hicks
Cast: Geoffrey Rush, Noah Taylor, Alex Rafalowicz, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Lynn Redgrave, John Gielgud, Googie Withers, Chris Haywood, Sonia Todd, Justin Braine, Gordon Poole, Nicholas Bell, Marianna Doherty, Danielle Cox, Joey Kennedy
This film provides a biographical account of Austrian piano virtuoso David Helfgrott. As a youth, David (Alex Rafalowicz) was a child prodigy, but in his twenties David (Noah Taylor) suffered a nervous breakdown brought on by abuse from his overbearing father, Peter (Armin Mueller-Stahl). After more than 15 years of problems, David (Geoffrey Rush) finally triumphs over adversity when he falls in love with Gillian (Lynn Redgrave) who helps him regain his life and fame in the music world. Rush won the Best Actor Oscar. The film was also nominated for nine others, including Best Picture, Director, and Supporting Actor (Mueller-Stahl).
|Time After Time 1986 N/R, 103 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Bill Hays
Cast: John Gielgud, Googie Withers, Helen Cherry, Ursula Howells, Brenda Bruce, Mark Lambert, Trevor Howard, Freddie Jones, Fiona Walker, Mavis Walker, Colm Heffernan, Liam Sweeney, Peter Gilroy, Ann Rowan, George Yiasoumi
Based on a novel by Molly Keane, this comedy/drama takes place on a run-down estate where Jasper Swift (John Gielgud) lives with his three elderly sisters May (Ursula Howells), "Baby" June (Brenda Bruce), and Lady Alys Crowshawe (Mavis Walker). Jasper takes care of the garden and kitchen while the sisters argue and get on each others' nerves. Then along comes long-lost cousin Leda (Googie Withers) who tries to take charge and stirs up the already unsettled household by bringing back old memories that the family had been happy to forget.
|1. Accused (1936)|
2. Busman's Honeymoon (1940)
aka: Haunted Honeymoon
3. Country Life (1994)
4. Dead of Night (1945)
5. The Lady Vanishes (1938)
6. Night and the City (1950)
7. Northanger Abbey (1986)
8. On Approval (1944)
9. One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)
10. Shine (1996)
11. Time After Time (1986)
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