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Alec McCowen


One That Got Away, TheOne That Got Away, The (Einer Kam Durch) (1957)
Dir. Roy Ward Baker
Feat. Hardy Kruger, Colin Gordon, Terence Alexander
Sturdy war thriller centred on the true story of German airman Franz von Werra – the only German POW to successfully escape from allied custody…
Time Without PityTime Without Pity (1957) Recommended
Dir. Joseph Losey
Feat. Michael Redgrave, Leo McKern, Ann Todd
Nervy noir has Michael Redgrave in top form as an alcoholic father racing against time to save his son from the gallows. Somewhat dated thriller…
Night to Remember, ANight to Remember, A (1958) Recommended
Dir. Roy Ward Baker
Feat. Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres
Vivid re–enactment of events that led to the sinking of the Titanic, with careful attention payed to the human drama. Kenneth More leads a…
Loneliness of the Long Distance RunnerLoneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962) Recommended
Dir. Tony Richardson
Feat. Tom Courtenay, Michael Redgrave, Alec McCowen
Rebellious borstal–boy Tom Courtenay finds self–discovery while cross–country training. An emotionally powerful critique of class…
Witches, TheWitches, The (1966)
Dir. Cyril Frankel
Feat. Joan Fontaine, Kay Walsh, Alec McCowen
Hammer horror adapted by Nigel Kneale under the pseudonym Peter Curtis, and featuring the final big–screen film role for Joan Fontaine.
Hawaiians, TheHawaiians, The (1970)
Dir. Tom Gries
Feat. Charlton Heston, Tina Chen, Geraldine Chaplin
Brotherly relations are strained when the black sheep returns home, plantation building and pineapple stealing ensues. Bloated sequel to HAWAII…
FrenzyFrenzy (1972) Recommended
Dir. Alfred Hitchcock
Feat. Jon Finch, Alec McCowen, Barry Foster
Hitchcock's last really great thriller, concerning a Cockney strangler plaguing the streets of London and setting up Jon Finch as the wrong man.…
Travels With My AuntTravels With My Aunt (1972)
Dir. George Cukor
Feat. Maggie Smith, Alec McCowen, Louis Jr. Gossett
A young Maggie Smith ages up in this entertaining if over–stuffed whimsy based on the novel by Graham Greene about the odd–ball…
Private LivesPrivate Lives (The Noel Coward Collection - Disc 2) (1976)
Feat. Penelope Keith, Alec McCowen
Droll comedy–of–errors centred on a recently divorced couple that book into a hotel with their new spouses, only to discover their suites…
Twelfth NightTwelfth Night (1978)
Dir. John Gorrie
Feat. Alec McCowen, Robert Hardy, Felicity Kendal
Part of the BBC's excellent series of Shakespeare productions, filmed in a 'theatrical' TV environment utilising the best of English acting talent.

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