|The Demi-Paradise 1943 N/R, 115 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy / Romance
aka: Adventure for Two
Director: Anthony Asquith
Cast: Laurence Olivier, Penelope Dudley-Ward, Marjorie Fielding, Margaret Rutherford, Leslie Henson, Guy Middleton, Felix Aylmer, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Miles Malleson, Joyce Grenfell, George Thorpe, Michael Shepley, Edie Martin, Everley Gregg, Jack Watling
When Russian inventor Ivan Dimitrievitch Kouzneisoff (Laurence Olivier) travels to England prior to World War II to work on the production of his new propeller device, he finds that the British do not trust him. Lady Ann (Penelope Ward), the granddaughter of shipping magnate Mr. Runalow (Felix Aylmer), is charmed by Ivan and tries to impress him with British culture. Romance blooms, but then Ivan returns to Russia. One year later, war has begun, and Ivan returns to England to help with technical work on his propeller design. He sees Britain in a new light when Russia and England are allies against the Nazis and learns to adjust to a new way of life.
|A Place of One's Own 1945 N/R, 92 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Bernard Knowles
Cast: Margaret Lockwood, James Mason, Barbara Mullen, Dennis Price, Helen Haye, Ernest Thesiger, Michael Shepley, Dulcie Gray, Moore Marriott, Gus McNaughton
Annette (Margaret Lockwood) works for the Smedhursts (James Mason and Barbara Mullen) at their haunted home and becomes possessed by the spirit of a former owner who was murdered.
|Secret People 1952 N/R, 96 min.|
Director: Thorold Dickinson
Cast: Valentina Cortese, Charles Goldner, Serge Reggiani, Audrey Hepburn, Megs Jenkins, Irene Worth, Sydney Tafler, Angela Foulds, Reginald Tate, Athene Seyler, Norman Williams, Michael Shepley, Geoffrey Hibbert, John Ruddock, Michael Allan
After their father's political execution, two sisters, Maria and Nora Brentano (Valentina Cortese and Audrey Hepburn), flee to London. Now, seven years later, they join Louis Balan (Serge Reggiani) in an assassination attempt and take up where their father left off in the underground movement of World War II.
|The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes 1935 N/R, 75 min.|
Genre: Mystery / Thriller
Director: Leslie S. Hiscott
Cast: Arthur Wontner, Lyn Harding, Ian Fleming, Leslie Perrins, Jane(2) Carr, Charles Mortimer, Minnie Rayner, Michael Shepley, Ben Welden, Roy Emerton, Conway Dixon, Edmund D'Alby, Ernest Lynds, Wilfrid Caithness
This, the fourth in a series of five films with Arthur Wontner in the role of Sherlock Holmes, is a good adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's novel, "The Valley of Fear." As Sherlock begins his retirement, he is visited by his old nemesis, Professor Moriarty (Lyn Harding), who warns Sherlock not to come out of retirement. But when a former agent is killed under mysterious circumstances, our master sleuth becomes involved.
|1. The Demi-Paradise (1943)|
aka: Adventure for Two
2. A Place of One's Own (1945)
3. Secret People (1952)
4. The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes (1935)
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