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A. Bromley Davenport

  • Oct 29, 1867 - Dec 15, 1946 (age 79)
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1946
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A. Bromley Davenport

A. Bromley Davenport passed away.
1944
The Way Ahead
MovieJun 6, 1944

The Way Ahead

World War II drama that follows a group of British draftees, …
World War II drama that follows a group of British draftees, starting with their rigorous basic training, and ending with their deployment in North Africa.
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1943
When We Are Married
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MovieMar 16, 1943

When We Are Married

The Helliwells, the Soppitts, and the Parkers, old friends …
The Helliwells, the Soppitts, and the Parkers, old friends gathered to celebrate their common silver anniversaries. To their dismay they learn that their marriages may not be valid. On hand are an outrageous housekeeper and a photographer.
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1942
The Young Mr. Pitt
MovieSep 21, 1942

The Young Mr. Pitt

William Pitt the Younger, son of a famous politician father, …
William Pitt the Younger, son of a famous politician father, becomes the youngest Prime Minister England has ever known, wins an election on the promise of peace and prosperity, yet ironically ends up as the presiding spirit of an interminable war with Revolutionary France. Both his health and his private life suffer from the strain.
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Let the People Sing
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MovieAug 10, 1942

Let the People Sing

A Czech political exile and a washed-up music hall …
A Czech political exile and a washed-up music hall comedian form an unlikely partnership to try and save a town's concert hall from the planners, businessmen, and bureaucrats.
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1941
Old Mother Riley's Ghosts
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MovieJun 9, 1941

Old Mother Riley's Ghosts

Old Mother Riley's Ghosts is …
Old Mother Riley's Ghosts is a 1941 British comedy film directed by John Baxter and starring Arthur Lucan, Kitty McShane and John Stuart. It was the 8th in the long-running Old Mother Riley series. Old Mother Riley inherits a castle in Scotland, but it appears to be haunted.
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The Farmer's Wife
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MovieJan 24, 1941

The Farmer's Wife

The Farmer's Wife is a 1941 British drama film directed by …
The Farmer's Wife is a 1941 British drama film directed by Norman Lee and Leslie Arliss and starring Basil Sydney, Wilfrid Lawson and Nora Swinburne. It is based on the play The Farmer's Wife by Eden Phillpotts which had previously been adapted by Alfred Hitchcock for a 1928 film of the same name.
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1940
The Second Mr. Bush
MovieApr 1, 1940

The Second Mr. Bush

The Second Mr. Bush is a 1940 British comedy film directed …
The Second Mr. Bush is a 1940 British comedy film directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Wallace Evennett, Evelyn Roberts and Kay Walsh. It was made at Welwyn Studios by British National Films.
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1939
Jamaica Inn
MovieMay 12, 1939

Jamaica Inn

In early 19th century Cornwall, a young orphan, Mary, is sent …
In early 19th century Cornwall, a young orphan, Mary, is sent to live with Aunt Patience and Uncle Joss who are landlords of the Jamaica Inn. Mary soon realises her uncle's inn serves as the base for a gang of ship wreckers - who lure ships to their doom on the rocky coast, and Mary begins to fear for her life.
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1938
Owd Bob
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MovieJan 26, 1938

Owd Bob

Adam McAdam is an old, dour sheepherder whose life is …
Adam McAdam is an old, dour sheepherder whose life is devoted to his faithful dog, the whiskey bottle and his daughter, Jeannie. And a conflict that arises when the other sheep-men of the district try every means within their power to have his dog, accused of being a sheep-killer, destroyed.
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1937
London Melody
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MovieFeb 4, 1937

London Melody

Jacqueline, a London gutter-snipe is "befriended" by Marius …
Jacqueline, a London gutter-snipe is "befriended" by Marius Andreani, a diplomat known for being a rounder with the ladies, but he goes pure with Jacqueline, resolved to help her to the ...
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1936
The Cardinal
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MovieMar 26, 1936

The Cardinal

The Cardinal is a 1936 British historical drama film directed …
The Cardinal is a 1936 British historical drama film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Matheson Lang, Eric Portman and June Duprez. The film depicts a power battle in sixteenth century Rome between the leading church-statesman Giuliano de' Medici and one of his rivals. Other themes in the film are the Italian Wars against France and the construction of the new St. Peter's Basilica to a design by Michelangelo.
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1935
Vintage Wine
MovieJun 20, 1935

Vintage Wine

The family head of a wine company refuses to retire, but his …
The family head of a wine company refuses to retire, but his family have other ideas.
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So You Won't Talk
MovieMar 1, 1935

So You Won't Talk

The owner of a small Italian restaurant in London is left a …
The owner of a small Italian restaurant in London is left a large amount of money by a long-lost relative, on the condition that he not talk or write for a month; otherwise the money will revert to the man's female relatives, who used to drive him crazy with their constant chattering. When the women find out about this, they set out to do everything they can to make sure he violates the terms of the will so they can get the money.
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1934
The Scarlet Pimpernel
MovieDec 20, 1934

The Scarlet Pimpernel

The year is 1792 and the …
The year is 1792 and the French Revolution is in full swing as the aristocracy of the country are incarcerated and face execution in the public squares of Paris. Sir Percy Blakeney, an English nobleman leads a double life during this period as a foppish dandy by day and the leader of the Band of the Scarlet Pimpernel in secret. As the need to free the French aristocrats becomes more and more important, Percy must attempt to free as many as possible as the French authorities tighten their net around him and his band of helpers.
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Lost in the Legion
MovieJul 13, 1934

Lost in the Legion

Lost in the Legion is a 1934 British comedy film directed by Fred …
Lost in the Legion is a 1934 British comedy film directed by Fred Newmeyer and starring Leslie Fuller, Hal Gordon and Renée Houston. The screenplay concerns a pair of ship's cooks who become stranded ashore and end up joining the foreign legion.
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Love, Life and Laughter
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MovieMar 9, 1934

Love, Life and Laughter

Gracie plays a London …
Gracie plays a London publican's daughter named after Nell Gwynn, who much like the original, becomes romantically involved with a King(John Loder). This one however, isn't English, but ...
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The Warren Case
MovieMar 8, 1934

The Warren Case

The Warren Case is a 1934 British crime film directed by Walter …
The Warren Case is a 1934 British crime film directed by Walter Summers and starring Richard Bird, Nancy Burne and Diana Napier. It was made at Welwyn Studios by British International Pictures.
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1933
The Pointing Finger
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MovieDec 6, 1933

The Pointing Finger

The Pointing Finger is a 1933 British drama film directed by …
The Pointing Finger is a 1933 British drama film directed by George Pearson and starring John Stuart, Viola Keats and Leslie Perrins. The screenplay concerns a man who plots to murder his half-brother so he can claim his earldom and an inheritance. The film was made by Twickenham Film Studios. Based on the novel The Pointing Finger (1907) by "Rita," it was a remake of the 1922 film of the same name.
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A Shot in the Dark
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MovieNov 1, 1933

A Shot in the Dark

The relatives of a millionaire--the victim of a mysterious …
The relatives of a millionaire--the victim of a mysterious murder--get together at his house to search for his will, which he recorded on a record. However, one of them is actually the person who killed him, and will let nothing--or no one--stand in the way of finding that record.
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The Wishbone
MovieMar 1, 1933

The Wishbone

The Wishbone is a 1933 British comedy film directed by …
The Wishbone is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Arthur Maude and starring Nellie Wallace, Davy Burnaby and A. Bromley Davenport. It was made at Shepperton Studios as a quota quickie for release by MGM.
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The Melody-Maker
MovieMar 1, 1933

The Melody-Maker

The Melody-Maker is a 1933 British musical comedy film directed …
The Melody-Maker is a 1933 British musical comedy film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Lester Matthews, Joan Marion and Evelyn Roberts . The film was made at Teddington Studios as a quota quickie by the British subsidiary of Warner Brothers.
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1932
Lord Camber's Ladies
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MovieOct 28, 1932

Lord Camber's Ladies

The movie is an adaptation of the 1915 play The Case of Lady …
The movie is an adaptation of the 1915 play The Case of Lady Camber by Horace Annesley Vachell. In this murder thriller, Lord Camber marries a singer, but then decides to murder her in ...
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The Face at the Window
MovieOct 18, 1932

The Face at the Window

The Face at the Window is a …
The Face at the Window is a 1932 British drama film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Raymond Massey, Claude Hulbert and Isla Bevan. It was made at Twickenham Studios as a quota quickie.
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The Return of Raffles
MovieSep 27, 1932

The Return of Raffles

The Return of Raffles is a …
The Return of Raffles is a 1932 British crime film directed by Mansfield Markham and starring George Barraud, Camilla Horn and Claud Allister. It is based on the A.J. Raffles stories by EW Hornung and inspired by the success of the 1930 American film Raffles, to which it serves as a loose sequel.
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When London Sleeps
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MovieJul 13, 1932

When London Sleeps

Slippery Rodney Haines runs a high-class gambling joint in …
Slippery Rodney Haines runs a high-class gambling joint in Hampstead, while elsewhere in London Lamberti's Fair for the less-well-off is on its last legs. The only link between them seems to be Tommy Blyth, whose betting has put him in serious debt with Haines and who fancies Mary, the Lamberti's adopted daughter. In fact, there is a further unexpected link between the two worlds.
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The Man Who Won
MovieMay 5, 1932

The Man Who Won

Mr. Bill the Conqueror is a 1932 British comedy film directed …
Mr. Bill the Conqueror is a 1932 British comedy film directed by Norman Walker and starring Henry Kendall, Heather Angel and Nora Swinburne. It was made by British International Pictures at Elstree Studios.
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Self Made Lady
MovieMar 1, 1932

Self Made Lady

Self Made Lady is a 1932 British drama film directed by …
Self Made Lady is a 1932 British drama film directed by George King and starring Heather Angel, Henry Wilcoxon and Amy Veness. It marked the screen debut of Louis Hayward who later became a star in Hollywood. The film was made at the Nettlefold Studios in Walton-on-Thames. Cut down from its original running time of 77 minutes, it was distributed as a second feature by United Artists to allow the company to fulfill its quota requirement.
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1931
Glamour
MovieJun 5, 1931

Glamour

Glamour is a 1931 British drama film directed by Seymour …
Glamour is a 1931 British drama film directed by Seymour Hicks and Harry Hughes and starring Seymour Hicks, Ellaline Terriss and Margot Grahame. A young, ruthless woman falls in love with a rising actor. It was loosely remade for the 1934 American film Glamour. There are currently no known surviving copies of the original film.
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Captivation
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MovieMay 19, 1931

Captivation

Captivation released.
1930
Leave It to Me
MovieOct 1, 1930

Leave It to Me

Leave It to Me is a 1930 British comedy film directed by …
Leave It to Me is a 1930 British comedy film directed by George King and starring Robin Irvine, Dorothy Seacombe and A. Bromley Davenport. It was made at Twickenham Studios as a quota quickie for Fox Film.
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Too Many Crooks
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MovieAug 1, 1930

Too Many Crooks

One of the British Film Institute's "75 Most Wanted", this …
One of the British Film Institute's "75 Most Wanted", this currently lost movie is about a man who tries to burgle his safe the same night as a group of professionals plan to do the same.
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1929
The American Prisoner
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MovieSep 1, 1929

The American Prisoner

The American Prisoner is a …
The American Prisoner is a 1930 British drama film directed by Thomas Bentley and starring Carl Brisson, Madeleine Carroll and Cecil Barry. It was adapted from the 1904 novel The American Prisoner by Eden Phillpotts. An American sailor imprisoned on Dartmoor during the American War of Independence manages to escape and fall in love with a local Squire's daughter. It was originally conceived as a silent film, but was converted into a Talkie in line with widespread practice at British International Pictures during 1928-1929.
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1928
The Blue Peter
MovieSep 1, 1928

The Blue Peter

A man decides to stay with his family instead of returning to …
A man decides to stay with his family instead of returning to Nigeria.
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Glorious Youth
MovieAug 1, 1928

Glorious Youth

A Lord abducts a girl to save her from her wicked guardian.
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1927
The Flight Commander
MovieSep 1, 1927

The Flight Commander

The Flight Commander is a 1927 British silent war film directed …
The Flight Commander is a 1927 British silent war film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Alan Cobham, Estelle Brody and John Stuart. It was made by British Gaumont at their Lime Grove Studios in Shepherd's Bush. The celebrated First World War pilot Alan Cobham appeared as himself. It is also known by the alternative title of With Cobham to the Cape.
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A Sister to Assist 'Er
MovieSep 1, 1927

A Sister to Assist 'Er

A woman who has been …
A woman who has been kicked out of a boarding house by her landlady for nonpayment of rent sets out to get her revenge. She disguises herself as her rich twin sister and takes a room in the same boarding house. The landlady, hoping to wangle some money out of her "new" tenant, is the picture of servility, and it's not long before a variety of different local characters swarm over the house, looking to get their "piece of the pie" from this new "benefactor".
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The Glad Eye
MovieJun 1, 1927

The Glad Eye

Men elude their wives by threatening to go on a …
Men elude their wives by threatening to go on a dirigible. It crashes.
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Roses of Picardy
MovieApr 1, 1927

Roses of Picardy

Roses of Picardy is a 1927 British silent war film directed by …
Roses of Picardy is a 1927 British silent war film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Lillian Hall-Davis, John Stuart and Humberston Wright. The title is a reference to the popular First World War song Roses of Picardy. It was based on the novels The Spanish Farm (1924) Sixty-Four, Ninety-Four (1925) by R.H. Mottram. It was made at the Cricklewood Studios in London.
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1925
Somebody's Darling
MovieNov 1, 1925

Somebody's Darling

Somebody's Darling is a 1925 British silent comedy film …
Somebody's Darling is a 1925 British silent comedy film directed by George A. Cooper and starring Betty Balfour, Rex O'Malley and Fred Raynham. The screenplay concerns a young woman who believes herself to be an orphan and rediscovers her family when she is left a large inheritance, only for a sinister uncle to try to cheat her out of money. The film marked an attempt by Balfour to avoid being typecast in her popular role as the Cockney Squibs by playing an upper-class heiress. She defended her move by declaring "I don't have to wear any shabby or sombre dresses for this part. I go out and spend lots of money on beautiful Paquin gowns and frocks and wraps".
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1923
Bonnie Prince Charlie
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MovieNov 1, 1923

Bonnie Prince Charlie

In the Jacobite Rising of …
In the Jacobite Rising of 1745, the Young Pretender Bonnie Prince Charlie leads an insurrection to overthrow the Protestant House of Hanover and restore his family, the Catholic branch of the House of Stuart, to the British throne.
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The Starlit Garden
MovieJul 1, 1923

The Starlit Garden

In Italy, a ward wins her affianced guardian by saving him from …
In Italy, a ward wins her affianced guardian by saving him from a rival's knife.
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1922
Running Water
MovieSep 1, 1922

Running Water

Running Water is a 1922 British silent drama film directed by …
Running Water is a 1922 British silent drama film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Madge Stuart, Lawford Davidson and Julian Royce. The film is an adaptation of A.E.W. Mason's 1906 novel Running Water.
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Fox Farm
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MovieJul 1, 1922

Fox Farm

Fox Farm is a 1922 British silent drama film directed by Guy …
Fox Farm is a 1922 British silent drama film directed by Guy Newall and starring Newall, Ivy Duke and Barbara Everest. It is based on the 1911 novel Fox Farm by Warwick Deeping. A farmer's wife becomes obsessed with the high life, and abandons him after he loses his sight. It was made at Beaconsfield Studios. Unlike many of the era, the film is still extant.
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Boy Woodburn
MovieMay 1, 1922

Boy Woodburn

A trainer's daughter agrees to wed a broke banker if her foals …
A trainer's daughter agrees to wed a broke banker if her foals wins the race.
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The Persistent Lovers
MovieApr 1, 1922

The Persistent Lovers

A Duke's daughter loves an …
A Duke's daughter loves an author and follows him to France, discovering her father withheld letters.
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1921
The Bigamist
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MovieAug 1, 1921

The Bigamist

Herbert and Pamela are happily married with two children. …
Herbert and Pamela are happily married with two children. Then Pamela gets a letter from Herbert's other wife.
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Adelaide Marie Burdillat
Marriage1921

Adelaide Marie Burdillat

Married Adelaide Marie Burdillat.
1886
Elizabeth Light
Marriage1886

Elizabeth Light

Married Elizabeth Light.
1867
BirthOctober 1867

A. Bromley Davenport

A. Bromley Davenport was born.
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