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Anthony Asquith

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PygmalionPygmalion (1938) Recommended
Dir. Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard
Feat. Leslie Howard, Dame Wendy Hiller
Leslie Howard trains Wendy Hiller to be a lady, in an excellent version of the G B Shaw play.
Cottage to LetCottage to Let (1941)
Dir. Anthony Asquith
Feat. Leslie Banks, Alastair Sim, John Mills
Brit thriller focusing on an inventor in the business of bomb testing for the Air Ministry, whose supposedly innocent domestic staff is riddled with…
We Dive at DawnWe Dive at Dawn (1943)
Dir. Anthony Asquith
Feat. John Mills, Eric Portman, Niall MacGinnis
Sturdy WWII actioner has a British sub sent out to sink a heavily–armed Nazi battleship with the help of three German sailors, but getting into…
Way to the Stars (1945)
Dir. Anthony Asquith
Feat. John Mills, Michael Redgrave, Douglas Montgomery
An RAF airfield in WWII is the setting of this unassuming war–drama, set around the lives of the ‘flyers’ and the…
Browning Version, TheBrowning Version, The (1951) Recommended
Dir. Anthony Asquith
Feat. Michael Redgrave, Jean Kent
Sterling adaptation of Terrence Rattigan’s play features an unforgettable performance from Michael Redgrave as the cuckolded,…
Importance of Being EarnestImportance of Being Earnest (1952) Recommended
Dir. Anthony Asquith
Feat. Michael Redgrave, Michael Denison, Dame Edith Evans
Screen version of Oscar Wilde's brilliant comedy of manners starring a host of British stage thesps.
Final Test, TheFinal Test, The (1953)
Dir. Anthony Asquith
Feat. Jack Warner, Robert Morley, George Relph
Gentle comedy of values has a famed cricketer making his way to the middle for one last innings. Meanwhile is son is torn between seeing dad bat one…
Carrington V.C.Carrington V.C. (Court Martial) (1954)
Dir. Anthony Asquith
Feat. David Niven, Margaret Leighton, Allan Cuthbertson
Legal drama adapted from the stage play in which a court–martial attempts to find out why, and if, an officer embezzled his unit's funds.
Millionairess, TheMillionairess, The (1960)
Dir. Anthony Asquith
Feat. Peter Sellers, Sophia Loren, Vittorio De Sica
Loren plays a spoiled heiress who tries to 'buy' a husband in the form of principled doctor Sellers. Fairly good adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's…
Yellow Rolls-Royce, TheYellow Rolls-Royce, The (1964)
Dir. Anthony Asquith
Feat. Ingrid Bergman, Rex Harrison, Omar Sharif
Star–studded omnibus following three consecutive owners of a cute Rolls Royce Pantom II. An English aristocrat, a Chicago gangster and a…

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