Film Actor

David Farrar

  • Aug 21, 1908 - Aug 31, 1995 (age 87)
  • 5' 11" (1.80 m)
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1995
David Farrar
PersonalAugust 1995

David Farrar

David Farrar passed away.
1963
Woman and the Hunter
MovieMar 28, 1963

Woman and the Hunter

Woman and the Hunter released.
1962
The 300 Spartans
MovieAug 29, 1962

The 300 Spartans

Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an …
Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of them his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000. The actual heroism of those who stood (and ultimately died) with Leonidas helped shape the course of Western Civilization, allowing the Greek city states time to organize an army which repelled the Persians. Set in 480 BC.
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The Webster Boy
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MovieJun 1, 1962

The Webster Boy

A gambler comes out of prison, returns to his old-flame, and …
A gambler comes out of prison, returns to his old-flame, and finds that she has a teenage son, who begins to believe that the ex-con is his father.
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1960
Beat Girl
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MovieAug 21, 1960

Beat Girl

Paul, a divorced architect, marries Nichole, a woman from …
Paul, a divorced architect, marries Nichole, a woman from Paris. His teen daughter Jenny has fallen in with the English beatnik scene and likes to hang out in cave-like clubs to listen to jazz and rudimentary rock'n'roll. Jenny takes an immediate dislike to her step mother, who is not that much older than she, and goes out of her way to make life miserable for Nichole. When Jenny discovers that Nichole is a friend of one of the strippers from the dance hall across the street, she investigates and uses Nichole's sordid past to embarrass her father. Meanwhile Jenny attracts the lecherous eye of Kenny, the owner of the dance hall.
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1959
Solomon and Sheba
MovieOct 27, 1959

Solomon and Sheba

After becoming king of ancient Israel, Solomon faces threats …
After becoming king of ancient Israel, Solomon faces threats coming from his jealous dispossessed brother Adonijah, the Egyptian Pharaoh and the scheming Queen of Sheba.
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John Paul Jones
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MovieJun 16, 1959

John Paul Jones

The career of Revolutionary War naval hero from his youth in …
The career of Revolutionary War naval hero from his youth in Scotland through his service to Catherine the Great of Russia.
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Watusi
MovieMar 25, 1959

Watusi

Alan Quartermain's son comes to Africa to find the treasure his …
Alan Quartermain's son comes to Africa to find the treasure his father was unable to bring home.
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1958
The Son of Robin Hood
MovieNov 1, 1958

The Son of Robin Hood

Robin Hood's dead and an …
Robin Hood's dead and an English nobleman wants to rule England. So, it's up to his surviving merrymen to save England. However, they need a leader and learn that Robin had a son and is ...
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I Accuse!
MovieMar 5, 1958

I Accuse!

In 1894 France, a Jewish officer in the French Army is falsely …
In 1894 France, a Jewish officer in the French Army is falsely accused of spying for Germany.
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1956
Lost
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MovieJan 31, 1956

Lost

When an 18 month old baby disappears in London, a …
When an 18 month old baby disappears in London, a police investigation ensues, though there are few leads.
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1955
Pearl of the South Pacific
MovieJul 4, 1955

Pearl of the South Pacific

Two beachcombers with a …
Two beachcombers with a yacht join woman-with-a-past Rita on a quest for black pearls on a secret island. Arrived, they find another white man has made himself high priest; but George, the latter's handome son, is fair game for Rita, who lands in the guise of a missionary! The inevitable conflict over the pearls brings violence and corruption to the quiet island.
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The Sea Chase
MovieJun 4, 1955

The Sea Chase

As World War II begins, German freighter Captain Karl Ehrlich …
As World War II begins, German freighter Captain Karl Ehrlich tries to get his ship back to Germany through a gauntlet of Allied warships.
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Escape to Burma
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MovieApr 9, 1955

Escape to Burma

A fugitive in British Burma hides on a teak plantation, thanks to a …
A fugitive in British Burma hides on a teak plantation, thanks to a mutual attraction with owner Gwen Moore.
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1954
Lilacs in the Spring
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MovieDec 21, 1954

Lilacs in the Spring

A young actress must decide which of two lovers will be her …
A young actress must decide which of two lovers will be her husband. She daydreams about each one to help her decide.
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The Black Shield of Falworth
MovieSep 2, 1954

The Black Shield of Falworth

Peasant Myles Falworth is …
Peasant Myles Falworth is trained for knighthood and is groomed by various nobles to defeat the evil Earl of Alban who's plotting to usurp King Henry IV's throne.
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Duel in the Jungle
MovieJun 30, 1954

Duel in the Jungle

An American insurance investigator is sent to Rhodesia to …
An American insurance investigator is sent to Rhodesia to investigate the mysterious death of a diamond broker who drowned whilst diving off the coast. The broker was insured for $1 million so the insurerers are suspicious.
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1952
Portrait of Peter Perowne
MovieDec 2, 1952

Portrait of Peter Perowne

Portrait of Peter Perowne released.
The Wild Heart
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MovieMay 28, 1952

The Wild Heart

A re-editing of Gone to Earth (1950) after a disagreement …
A re-editing of Gone to Earth (1950) after a disagreement and court case between director Michael Powell and producer David O. Selznick. Selznick's changes are mainly:- (1) Adding a ...
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1951
The Golden Horde
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MovieOct 1, 1951

The Golden Horde

In 1220, a small band of English crusaders arrives at …
In 1220, a small band of English crusaders arrives at Samarkand in Central Asia, just as the city and its ruling princess are threatened by the hordes of Genghis Khan. Lovely Princess Shalimar hopes to thwart the conqueror by guile, while Sir Guy wants to put up a brave (if ultimately hopeless) fight. Despite a mutual attraction, their conflicting projects threaten any hope of success either might have had alone. Fast-moving; bears little relation to history.
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Night Without Stars
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MovieApr 4, 1951

Night Without Stars

A partially blind Englishman retires to the French Riviera. He …
A partially blind Englishman retires to the French Riviera. He meets and falls for the Widow of a French Resistance fighter but is horrified when he discovers she is involved with smugglers and murderers.
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The Obsessed
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MovieMar 1, 1951

The Obsessed

When a sickly Victorian woman dies suddenly, a postmortem …
When a sickly Victorian woman dies suddenly, a postmortem reveals that her body contains a fatal dose of arsenic. Suspicion falls on her husband and her companion, who are lovers. Inspector Martin of Scotland Yard solves the mystery of her death, over a cup of tea.
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Sexton Blake and the Hooded Terror
MovieJan 23, 1951

Sexton Blake and the Hooded Terror

Sexton Blake and Tinker foil …
Sexton Blake and Tinker foil criminal plot connected with the Tongs, and master-minded by "famous stamp collector" and millionaire.
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1950
Cage of Gold
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MovieSep 19, 1950

Cage of Gold

In post-WW2 Britain, a young woman marries an old flame …
In post-WW2 Britain, a young woman marries an old flame but after he disappears, and is later declared dead, she re-marries, only to be blackmailed by the supposedly-dead first husband who suddenly re-appears in her life, in need of money.
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Gone to Earth
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MovieSep 1, 1950

Gone to Earth

Hazel Woodus is a beautiful but innocent country girl who …
Hazel Woodus is a beautiful but innocent country girl who loves all the creatures around her, especially her pet fox cub. She is given a rough time by her father but can escape to run barefoot through the woods when her harsh life gets too much for her. It is there that she is found by the local squire, Jack Reddin, finds her and is struck by her beauty. The obvious conflict develops when the squire leads the local hunt and tries to kill Hazel's pet fox. The title "Gone to Earth" is taken from the huntsmans cry when the target is no longer obtainable.
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1949
Diamond City
MovieSep 21, 1949

Diamond City

Set in the diamond fields of South Africa, Stafford Parker is a …
Set in the diamond fields of South Africa, Stafford Parker is a lawman trying to maintain a semblance of law and order in the "Wild South".
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The Small Back Room
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MovieJan 21, 1949

The Small Back Room

The best bomb disposal officer during World War II was …
The best bomb disposal officer during World War II was badly injured and is in frequent pain. He finds solace and relief from his pain in the whisky bottle & the pills that are never far away. A new type of booby trapped bomb push his nerves & resolution to the limit.
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1948
Mr. Perrin and Mr. Traill
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MovieAug 25, 1948

Mr. Perrin and Mr. Traill

An elderly British …
An elderly British schoolmaster is upset when a new teacher comes to the school and is an immediate success with the boys. The older man thinks he isn't getting the respect he deserves.
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1947
Frieda
MovieJun 19, 1947

Frieda

A Royal Air Force pilot who was shot down during World War …
A Royal Air Force pilot who was shot down during World War II returns home to his English village with his new bride. The trouble is that she is the German lady who helped him escape. Then ...
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Black Narcissus
MovieApr 24, 1947

Black Narcissus

After opening a convent in the Himalayas, five nuns …
After opening a convent in the Himalayas, five nuns encounter conflict and tension - both with the natives and also within their own group - as they attempt to adapt to their remote, exotic surroundings.
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1946
Lisbon Story
MovieFeb 21, 1946

Lisbon Story

A musical cabaret singer meets a British agent and goes with …
A musical cabaret singer meets a British agent and goes with him to Nazi occupied France to save an atomic scientist.
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The Trojan Brothers
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MovieFeb 4, 1946

The Trojan Brothers

Comedy set in opposing ends of a pantomime horse. The 'head' …
Comedy set in opposing ends of a pantomime horse. The 'head' is dating a society lady while the 'tail' is unhappily married.
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1945
The Echo Murders
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MovieDec 17, 1945

The Echo Murders

The police are investigating the suspicious death of a mine …
The police are investigating the suspicious death of a mine owner when they stumble upon a strange Nazi plot to invade England.
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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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The World Owes Me a Living
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MovieJan 1, 1945

The World Owes Me a Living

A pilot loses his memory …
A pilot loses his memory after a plane crash. A good friend helps him to remember his past by talking about a transport plane they built together.
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1944
The Hundred Pound Window
MovieApr 3, 1944

The Hundred Pound Window

An accountant is forced by …
An accountant is forced by circumstances to take a job at the racetrack. He is working at the betting window when he is drawn into a gang of criminals and their illegal schemes.
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For Those in Peril
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MovieMar 30, 1944

For Those in Peril

A WWII flyer fails to join the RAF so he joins the Air - Sea Rescue …
A WWII flyer fails to join the RAF so he joins the Air - Sea Rescue instead. His boat is out in all conditions picking up downed pilots and taking them to safety.
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1943
The Night Invader
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MovieDec 5, 1943

The Night Invader

An English agent parachutes into occupied Holland during …
An English agent parachutes into occupied Holland during WWII to bring back some important papers. He poses as an American newspaperman and a Gestapo Officer during his adventures. He then meets and falls for a Dutch Baroness who appears to be sympathetic to the British.
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Headline
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MovieNov 16, 1943

Headline

A crime reporter begins to investigate the …
A crime reporter begins to investigate the disappearance of his bosses wife who had witnessed a murder.
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They Met in the Dark
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MovieNov 1, 1943

They Met in the Dark

During WW2, a Royal Navy Commander stumbles upon …
During WW2, a Royal Navy Commander stumbles upon a murdered woman and discovers a network of Nazi spies and Fifth-Columnists.
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The Dark Tower
MovieOct 18, 1943

The Dark Tower

High drama beneath the big top. Forbidden romance, rivalry, …
High drama beneath the big top. Forbidden romance, rivalry, murder, betrayed friends. A retired hypnotist falls in love with a trapeze artiste whose jealous partner is the brother of the circus owner.
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1942
Went the Day Well?
MovieNov 1, 1942

Went the Day Well?

An English village is occupied by disguised German …
An English village is occupied by disguised German paratroopers as an advance post for a planned invasion.
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Suspected Person
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MovieJun 1, 1942

Suspected Person

An innocent man discovers the money stolen from an …
An innocent man discovers the money stolen from an American bank and is then chased by the robbers and by the Police.
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1941
Sheepdog of the Hills
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MovieDec 22, 1941

Sheepdog of the Hills

A blind West country …
A blind West country preacher is in love with a local girl but she wants to marry another. Meanwhile the local farmers are puzzled by the sheep that seem to vanish from their flocks.
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Danny Boy
MovieAug 25, 1941

Danny Boy

A successful singer in America returns to Britain during the …
A successful singer in America returns to Britain during the Blitz to find her ex-husband and son have fallen on hard times.
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1938
A Royal Divorce
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MovieSep 21, 1938

A Royal Divorce

The love affair between the French Emperor Napoleon and the …
The love affair between the French Emperor Napoleon and the lady Josephine leads through Napoleon's rise to power and their eventual divorce.
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Silver Top
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MovieJan 1, 1938

Silver Top

A kindly little old lady who runs the local sweet shop inherits a …
A kindly little old lady who runs the local sweet shop inherits a lot of money. Some local villains set out to trick her out of it.
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1929
Irene Elliot
Marriage1929

Irene Elliot

Married Irene Elliot.
1908
David Farrar
BirthAugust 1908

David Farrar

David Farrar was born.
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