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Charles Farrell

  • Aug 06, 1900 - Aug 27, 1988 (age 88)
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1988
Charles Farrell
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Charles Farrell

Charles Farrell passed away.
1971
The Abominable Dr. Phibes
MovieMay 18, 1971

The Abominable Dr. Phibes

Doctors are being murdered …
Doctors are being murdered in bizarre manners - bats, bees, a killer frog mask, etc. - which represent the nine Biblical plagues of Egypt. The crimes are orchestrated by an organ-playing, demented madman (from his home base, replete with a clockwork orchestra and help from a beautiful, mute assistant). Detectives are stumped until they find that all the slain doctors once assisted a Dr. Vesalius on an unsuccessful operation involving the wife of organist Dr. Phibes, killed in a car crash upon learning of his wife's death. He couldn't be the culprit, could he?
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Countess Dracula
MovieJan 31, 1971

Countess Dracula

Countess Dracula is a 1971 British Hammer horror film based on …
Countess Dracula is a 1971 British Hammer horror film based on the legends surrounding the "Blood Countess" Elizabeth Báthory. The film was produced by Alexander Paal and directed by Peter Sasdy, both Hungarian émigrés working in England. The original music score was composed by Harry Robertson. Countess Dracula was also released on a double bill with Vampire Circus.
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1970
The Vampire Lovers
MovieOct 4, 1970

The Vampire Lovers

In Styria, Austria, General von Spielsdorf gives a party and …
In Styria, Austria, General von Spielsdorf gives a party and a countess explains to him that she needs to travel immediately to visit a relative that is ill. She leaves her daughter Marcilla under the care of the General. Marcilla befriends his daughter Laura and then the teenager has nightmares, where she is attacked by a dreadful creature. The doctor finds that Laura is anemic and soon she dies. Marcilla leaves the house and the countess fakes a carriage accident to leave Marcilla, now known as Carmilla, with the wealthy Mr. Roger Morton. Camilla befriends Emma Morton and soon she starts having nightmares. Her governess Madame Perrodot is seduced by Carmilla and helps her to be close to Emma. Mr. Morton travels and the butler Renton and the doctor suspect that Madame Perrodot might be a vampire but they do not suspect of Carmilla. Will Emma be saved from Carmilla?
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1968
Sebastian
MovieJan 24, 1968

Sebastian

British mathematician Sebastian (Sir Dirk Bogarde), working …
British mathematician Sebastian (Sir Dirk Bogarde), working on code decryption, unexpectedly falls in love with decrypter Rebecca Howard (Susannah York). This leads them to a complicated intrigue within the codebreakers.
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1965
Chimes at Midnight
MovieDec 22, 1965

Chimes at Midnight

Sir John Falstaff is the hero in this compilation of extracts from …
Sir John Falstaff is the hero in this compilation of extracts from Shakespeare's "Henry IV" and other plays, made into a connected story of Falstaff's career as young Prince Hal's drinking companion. The massive Knight roisters with and without the Prince, philosophizes comically, goes to war (in his own fashion), and meets his final disappointment, set in a real-looking late medieval England.
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1963
The Girl Hunters
MovieJun 12, 1963

The Girl Hunters

Legendary detective Mike Hammer has spent seven years in an …
Legendary detective Mike Hammer has spent seven years in an alcoholic funk after the supposed death of his secretary, Velda. He is brought back to the land of the living by his old friendly enemy, police lieutenant Pat Chambers.
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1960
Operation Cupid
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MovieApr 1, 1960

Operation Cupid

Operation Cupid is a 1960 British comedy film directed by …
Operation Cupid is a 1960 British comedy film directed by Charles Saunders and starring Charles Farrell, Avice Landone and Wallas Eaton. The screenplay concerns a gang of criminals who win a marriage agency during a card game and plan to use it to arrange a lucrative marriage for one of their gang to an extremely wealthy heiress. It was made at Twickenham Studios in west London, for release as a supporting feature.
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Too Young to Love
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MovieMar 8, 1960

Too Young to Love

Too Young to Love is a 1959 British drama film directed by Muriel …
Too Young to Love is a 1959 British drama film directed by Muriel Box and starring Pauline Hahn, Joan Miller, and Austin Willis. It was based on the play Pickup Girl by Elsa Shelley.
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1959
A Farthing Damages
MovieMar 31, 1959

A Farthing Damages

A Farthing Damages released.
Hidden Homicide
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MovieJan 1, 1959

Hidden Homicide

A man wakes up in a strange location with a gun in his …
A man wakes up in a strange location with a gun in his hand and a dead body, not knowing how the whole thing happened. He doesn't remember anything about the whole scenario.
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1958
The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw
MovieNov 6, 1958

The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw

A proper English gentleman, …
A proper English gentleman, traveling in the American West, inadvertently stops an Indian attack on the stagecoach in which he is a passenger. When the stage gets to the nearest town, the raucous Fractured Jaw--which is being plagued by unruly cowbys, bandits and marauding Indians--the story spreads, and he is appointed sheriff.
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The Diplomatic Corpse
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MovieFeb 1, 1958

The Diplomatic Corpse

The Diplomatic Corpse released.
1955
Stolen Assignment
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MovieAug 1, 1955

Stolen Assignment

A young female reporter, tired of the lightweight women's …
A young female reporter, tired of the lightweight women's stories her editor keeps assigning her, pesters him to give her an assignment with more substance. When an artist's rich wife is murdered, the pair try to help a detective--who doesn't want their help at all--solve the case.
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See How They Run
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MovieJun 1, 1955

See How They Run

Cockney corporal Wally Winton (Ronald Shiner) desires …
Cockney corporal Wally Winton (Ronald Shiner) desires promotion so that he can finally receive an inheritance. He dresses up as a priest and goes out one night with Penelope Toop (Greta ...
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The Hornet's Nest
MovieMay 1, 1955

The Hornet's Nest

In this comedy adventure, a jewel theif hides his latest goods in …
In this comedy adventure, a jewel theif hides his latest goods in a deserted barge, but ends up in jail. Two young models then buy the barge, and with the help of two little old ladies, find them and claim the reward.
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1954
Final Appointment
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MovieOct 1, 1954

Final Appointment

A reporter and his girlfriend--also a reporter--investigate threats …
A reporter and his girlfriend--also a reporter--investigate threats against a retired army officer and discover that they're linked to a series of murders and a court-martial that occurred during the war.
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My Uncle Rollo
MovieAug 5, 1954

My Uncle Rollo

My Uncle Rollo released.
1953
There Was a Young Lady
MovieJan 1, 1953

There Was a Young Lady

There Was a Young Lady is …
There Was a Young Lady is a 1953 British comedy film directed by Lawrence Huntington and starring Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray and Sydney Tafler. It was made at Nettlefold Studios. Huntington had been a prominent director in the 1940s but after this film he dropped into making second features.
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1952
The Crimson Pirate
MovieAug 27, 1952

The Crimson Pirate

Burt Lancaster plays a pirate with a taste for intrigue and …
Burt Lancaster plays a pirate with a taste for intrigue and acrobatics who involves himself in the goings on of a revolution in the Caribbean in the late 1700s. A light hearted adventure involving prison breaks, an oddball Scientist, sailing ships, naval fights, and tons of swordplay.
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1951
Madame Louise
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MovieOct 1, 1951

Madame Louise

Madame Louise (also titled "The Madame Gambles"), is a …
Madame Louise (also titled "The Madame Gambles"), is a 1951 British comedy film directed by Maclean Rogers and produced by Ernest G. Roy and starring Richard Hearne, Petula Clark, Garry Marsh and Richard Gale. It is loosely based on the 1945 play Madame Louise by Vernon Sylvaine, which had featured Alfred Drayton and Robertson Hare, but was extensively reworked to suit the different stars of the film production.
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There Is Another Sun
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MovieJun 12, 1951

There Is Another Sun

There Is Another Sun, released in the United States as Wall of …
There Is Another Sun, released in the United States as Wall of Death, is a 1951 British drama film directed by Lewis Gilbert and starring Maxwell Reed, Laurence Harvey and Susan Shaw. It was produced by Ernest G. Roy. The film was shot at Walton Studios, with sets designed by the art director George Provis.
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1950
Night and the City
MovieJun 9, 1950

Night and the City

In London, the swindler Harry Fabian is an ambitious loser, …
In London, the swindler Harry Fabian is an ambitious loser, frequently taking money from his girlfriend Mary Bristol. When he meets the famous Greco-Roman wrestler Gregorius the Great in the arena of his son and the wrestling lord Kristo, he plans a scheme to become successful. He cheats Greorious, promising clean combats in his own arena, and the old man accepts the partnership. However, without money to promote the fight, he invites his boss and owner of a nightclub Phil Nosseross to be his partner, but is betrayed and his business fails ending in a tragedy.
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1947
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse
MovieAug 3, 1947

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse

A leading criminologist …
A leading criminologist invites several criminals to stay in his house to prove his theories.
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They Made Me a Fugitive
MovieJun 24, 1947

They Made Me a Fugitive

After WW2, former RAF …
After WW2, former RAF airman Clem Morgan joins a gang of black-market smugglers-thieves but when a robbery goes wrong, Clem is caught , framed for a policeman's murder, and is sent to prison where he plots his escape and revenge.
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1945
Don Chicago
MovieAug 6, 1945

Don Chicago

Don Chicago is a 1945 British comedy film directed by …
Don Chicago is a 1945 British comedy film directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Jackie Hunter, Joyce Heron and Claud Allister. It is based on a novel by C. E. Bechhofer Roberts. An aspiring but timid gangster is forced to leave the United States after crossing the wrong people, but on arriving in Britain he is treated as a dangerous criminal.
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The Way to the Stars
MovieJun 8, 1945

The Way to the Stars

The wartime daily routine on a British bomber base in …
The wartime daily routine on a British bomber base in southeastern England is revealed through the eyes of newly arrived Flying Officer Peter Penrose.
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Meet Sexton Blake
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MovieFeb 5, 1945

Meet Sexton Blake

Famous detective and his trusty side-kick Tinker are called in …
Famous detective and his trusty side-kick Tinker are called in by the War Office to find some important papers that were stolen from a man killed during an air raid.
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1944
Bell-Bottom George
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MovieFeb 7, 1944

Bell-Bottom George

Nazi spies are out to destroy a new submarine killer, the "Firefly", …
Nazi spies are out to destroy a new submarine killer, the "Firefly", being developed by the British navy. A hapless waiter named George, after being rejected for military service three times, finally "joins" when, during an air raid, he is mistaken for a real sailor. He soon unwittingly stumbles into the secret hideout of the Nazi spies trying to destroy the Firefly. Complications ensue.
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1943
Schweik's New Adventures
MovieOct 18, 1943

Schweik's New Adventures

Schweik's New Adventures is …
Schweik's New Adventures is a 1943 British comedy film directed by Carl Lamac and starring Lloyd Pearson, Maggie Rennie, Richard Attenborough and Julien Mitchell. It is also known by the alternative title It Started at Midnight. It was adapted from a novel by Jaroslav Hasek.
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1941
Dangerous Moonlight
MovieJun 26, 1941

Dangerous Moonlight

Dangerous Moonlight (US: Suicide Squadron) is a 1941 British …
Dangerous Moonlight (US: Suicide Squadron) is a 1941 British film, directed by Brian Desmond Hurst and starring Anton Walbrook. Among the costumes, the gowns were designed by Cecil Beaton. The film is best known for its score written by Richard Addinsell, orchestrated by Roy Douglas, which includes the Warsaw Concerto.
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1940
Convoy
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MovieJul 5, 1940

Convoy

Lt. Cranford lives the life of a playboy sportsman until the …
Lt. Cranford lives the life of a playboy sportsman until the outbreak of war when he joins the Royal Navy and is assigned to convoy protection duties. The convoy is a part of the vital supply chain that is all that is allowing Britain to fight off the Nazi threat. A German battleship targets the convoy protection ships and a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues.
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Jailbirds
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MovieApr 20, 1940

Jailbirds

After escaping from prison, two criminals attempt to hide …
After escaping from prison, two criminals attempt to hide stolen jewels in a loaf of bread. However, it accidentally gets sent to the wrong house leading to their ultimate capture.
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1939
The Tempest/II
MovieFeb 8, 1939

The Tempest/II

Exiled Prospero lives on a desolate island with his daughter, …
Exiled Prospero lives on a desolate island with his daughter, Miranda. When Prospero's usurping brother sails by the island, Prospero conjures a storm that wrecks the ship and changes all of their lives.
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The Tempest
MovieFeb 5, 1939

The Tempest

Exiled Prospero lives on a desolate island with his daughter, …
Exiled Prospero lives on a desolate island with his daughter, Miranda. When Prospero's usurping brother sails by the island, Prospero conjures a storm that wrecks the ship and changes all of their lives.
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1937
Once in a Lifetime
MovieDec 6, 1937

Once in a Lifetime

Once in a Lifetime released.
1936
Treachery on the High Seas
MovieDec 1, 1936

Treachery on the High Seas

Treachery on the High Seas …
Treachery on the High Seas is a 1936 British comedy crime film directed by Emil E. Reinert and starring Bebe Daniels, Ben Lyon and Charles Farrell. It is based on the play Murder in the ...
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The Lonely Road
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MovieAug 24, 1936

The Lonely Road

The Lonely Road is a 1936 British drama film directed by …
The Lonely Road is a 1936 British drama film directed by James Flood and starring Clive Brook, Victoria Hopper, Nora Swinburne and Malcolm Keen. The film was released in the United States as Scotland Yard Commands.
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The Amazing Adventure
MovieJul 28, 1936

The Amazing Adventure

Ernest Bliss is a rich young …
Ernest Bliss is a rich young man with too little to do. Not realizing the depression he's in is due to boredom, Ernest consults a doctor. Sir James Aldroyd gives Ernest a prescription that he doesn't think Ernest can fill: Ernest must earn his own living for one year using none of his current wealth. Ernest bets him 50,000 English pounds that he can.
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1935
Boys Will Be Boys
MovieJul 1, 1935

Boys Will Be Boys

Will Hay is a teacher in a prison, who applies for the Headship …
Will Hay is a teacher in a prison, who applies for the Headship of Narkover, a public school. This is the first screen appearance of Hay in his (to be ) famous schoolmaster role, in a story...
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1933
Red Wagon
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MovieDec 6, 1933

Red Wagon

Red Wagon is a 1933 British drama film directed by Paul L. Stein …
Red Wagon is a 1933 British drama film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Charles Bickford, Anthony Bushell and Greta Nissen. The screenplay involves a circus owner who falls in love with a lion tamer.
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1932
Lucky Ladies
MovieSep 1, 1932

Lucky Ladies

Two women win 130,000 pounds in the Irish Sweepstakes and …
Two women win 130,000 pounds in the Irish Sweepstakes and use the money to start an oyster bar. However, a phony count sets his sights on them and their money.
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Night and Day
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MovieJun 25, 1932

Night and Day

Jack's the Boy is a 1932 British comedy film directed by …
Jack's the Boy is a 1932 British comedy film directed by Walter Forde and starring Jack Hulbert, Cicely Courtneidge, Francis Lister and Peter Gawthorne. It became well known for its song "The Flies Crawled Up the Window", sung by Hulbert, which was released as a record and proved a major hit. The film was released in the U.S. as Night and Day.
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The Spare Room
MovieMar 22, 1932

The Spare Room

Henpecked husband Jimmy asserts himself by having a night out …
Henpecked husband Jimmy asserts himself by having a night out with some lads who are out for a good time. He returns home worse for drink and his antics are featured from then on.
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1931
Tonight's the Night
MovieDec 23, 1931

Tonight's the Night

Tonight's the Night is a 1932 British comedy film directed by …
Tonight's the Night is a 1932 British comedy film directed by Monty Banks and starring Leslie Fuller, Amy Veness and Charles Farrell. The screenplay concerns a man who is wrongly imprisoned for theft and escapes from jail and tracks down the real culprit. It is also known by the alternative title Tonight's the Night: Pass It On. Leslie Arliss was a co-screenwriter.
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The Flying Fool
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MovieAug 1, 1931

The Flying Fool

The pilot Vincent Floyd is an amateur sleuth. He infiltrates …
The pilot Vincent Floyd is an amateur sleuth. He infiltrates a gang of criminal jewel smugglers lead by Morella Arlen. Vincent exposes these smugglers with the help of the former gangster ...
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The Man at Six
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MovieAug 1, 1931

The Man at Six

The Man at Six is a 1931 British mystery film directed by …
The Man at Six is a 1931 British mystery film directed by Harry Hughes and starring Anne Grey, Lester Matthews and Gerald Rawlinson. A butler is found murdered in an unfurnished mansion house.
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1900
Charles Farrell
BirthAugust 1900

Charles Farrell

Charles Farrell was born.
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