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Francis L. Sullivan

  • Jan 06, 1903 - Nov 19, 1956 (age 53)
  • 5' 9" (1.75 m)
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1956
Francis L. Sullivan
PersonalNovember 1956

Francis L. Sullivan

Francis L. Sullivan passed away.
1955
Hell's Island
MovieMay 6, 1955

Hell's Island

Down-on-his-luck Mike Cormack is hired to fly to a Caribbean …
Down-on-his-luck Mike Cormack is hired to fly to a Caribbean island to retrieve a missing ruby. On the island, possibly involved with the ruby's disappearance, is his ex-girlfriend.
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The Prodigal
MovieFeb 27, 1955

The Prodigal

A young Hebrew named Micah, unsatisfied with his father's …
A young Hebrew named Micah, unsatisfied with his father's rural life, demands his inheritance so he can try his luck in the city. Once in the city he falls under the spell of a beautiful pagan priestess who induces him to squander his money and betray his faith. Only after many trials and tribulations does Micah recover his senses and return home to his forgiving father.
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Award1955

Best Featured Actor in a Play

Won award for "Witness for the Prosecution".
Tony Award
Nomination1955

Best Featured Actor in a Play

Nominated for "Witness for the Prosecution".
Tony Award
1954
Drums of Tahiti
MovieApr 23, 1954

Drums of Tahiti

In 1877, Tahiti secretly plans to revolt against France, aided …
In 1877, Tahiti secretly plans to revolt against France, aided by British gun-runners who are no match for police commissioner Duvois. Now, prosperous American Mike Macklin is persuaded by Queen Pomare to help. As an excuse for sailing to San Francisco, he must enlist a "wife" of convenience; enter gold-digging showgirl Wanda Spence. Will Mike tame her or ignore her in favor of inauthentic dancer Mawaii? A hurricane's brewing, the natives are restless...and so is the volcano!
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1953
Plunder of the Sun
MovieAug 26, 1953

Plunder of the Sun

An American insurance adjuster, stranded in Havana, …
An American insurance adjuster, stranded in Havana, becomes involved with an archaeologist and a collector of antiquities in a hunt for treasure in the Mexican ruins of Zapoteca.
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Sangaree
MovieMay 27, 1953

Sangaree

Originally released in 3-D, the film covers the post …
Originally released in 3-D, the film covers the post-Revolutionary War of Dr. Carlos Morales, the son of an indentured servant, who has been raised and educated by General Darby, and made legal executor of the Georgia estate when Darby dies. He is opposed by Nancy Darby who tries to break the will and also her father's desire to set up a group of free medical clinics for the poor to be overseen by Carlos. The true culprits behind her opposition are her fiancé, Harvey Bristol and his father, Dr. Bristol, who are in reality preying on the Darby holdings. A plague that hits Savannah is thrown in the mix.
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General Electric Theater
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TV ShowFeb 1, 1953

General Electric Theater

General Electric Theater was …
General Electric Theater was an American anthology series hosted by Ronald Reagan that was broadcast on CBS radio and television. The series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.
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1952
Omnibus
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TV ShowNov 9, 1952

Omnibus

Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" …
Starting out as a live show from New York City, "Omnibus" was hosted by Alastair Cooke and featured everything from discussions about science and the arts, to original works by such ...
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Ford Theatre
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TV ShowOct 2, 1952

Ford Theatre

Ford Theatre, spelled Ford Theater for the radio version and …
Ford Theatre, spelled Ford Theater for the radio version and known as Ford Television Theatre for the TV version, is a radio and television anthology series broadcast in the United States in the 1940s and 1950s. At various times the television series appeared on all three major television networks, while the radio version was broadcast on two separate networks and on two separate coasts. Ford Theatre was named for its sponsor, the Ford Motor Company, which had an earlier success with its concert music series, The Ford Sunday Evening Hour (1934–42).
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Caribbean
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MovieSep 1, 1952

Caribbean

Francis Barclay, a former member of the British Admiralty, who …
Francis Barclay, a former member of the British Admiralty, who was captured in the early 1700s, and sold into slavery, by Andrew McAllister, and forced into piracy, enlists the aid of Dick ...
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1951
My Favorite Spy
MovieDec 17, 1951

My Favorite Spy

Peanuts White, a burlesque comic, is recruited by U.S. agents to …
Peanuts White, a burlesque comic, is recruited by U.S. agents to impersonate international spy Eric Augustine (whom White resembles) in a mission to purchase a million-dollar microfilm in mysterious, exotic Tangier. There, he encounters the irresistable Lily Dalbray, an "old friend" of Augustine who is now dealing with his arch-enemy, Brubaker. But where is the real Eric? Comedy thriller with slapstick climax.
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Behave Yourself!
MovieSep 1, 1951

Behave Yourself!

When a cute Welsh terrier follows Bill Denny home, little does …
When a cute Welsh terrier follows Bill Denny home, little does he know that all gangland has its eye on that dog. Who will be bumbling Bill's undoing - the gangsters, the cops, or his suspicious mother-in-law?
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1950
Lux Video Theatre
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TV ShowOct 2, 1950

Lux Video Theatre

Lux Video Theatre is an American television anthology series …
Lux Video Theatre is an American television anthology series that was produced from 1950 until 1957. The series presented both comedy and drama in original teleplays, as well as abridged adaptations of films and plays.
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Night and the City
MovieJun 9, 1950

Night and the City

Harry Fabian is a London hustler with ambitious plans that …
Harry Fabian is a London hustler with ambitious plans that never work out. One day, when he encounters the most famous Greco-Roman wrestler in the world, Gregorius, at a London wrestling arena run by his son Kristo, he dreams up a scheme that he thinks will finally be his ticket to financial independence. As Fabian attempts to con everyone around him to get his scheme to work, he of course only ends up conning himself. This is an interesting tale of blind ambition, self-deception, broken dreams, and how a man who always thinks he's ahead of the game ends up tripping himself very badly.
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Armstrong Circle Theatre
TV ShowJun 6, 1950

Armstrong Circle Theatre

Armstrong Circle Theatre is …
Armstrong Circle Theatre is an American anthology drama television series which ran from 1950 to 1957 on NBC, and then until 1963 on CBS. It alternated weekly with The U.S. Steel Hour. It finished in the Nielsen ratings at #19 for the 1950-1951 season and #24 for 1951-1952. The principal sponsor was Armstrong World Industries.
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Robert Montgomery Presents
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TV ShowJan 30, 1950

Robert Montgomery Presents

Robert Montgomery …
Robert Montgomery Presents is an American dramatic television series which was produced by NBC from January 30, 1950, until June 24, 1957. The live show had several sponsors during its seven-year run, and the title was altered to feature the sponsor, usually Lucky Strike cigarettes, for example, Robert Montgomery Presents Your Lucky Strike Theater, ....The Johnson's Wax Program, and so on.
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1949
The Red Danube
MovieSep 22, 1949

The Red Danube

Shortly after the end of World War II, British Colonel Michael …
Shortly after the end of World War II, British Colonel Michael 'Hooky' Nicobar is assigned to a unit in the British Zone of Vienna. His duty is to aid the Soviet authorities to repatriate citizens of the Soviet Union, many of whom prefer not to return to their home country. Billeted in the convent run by Mother Auxilia, Nicobar, and his military aides Major John 'Twingo' McPhimister and Audrey Quail, become involved in the plight of a young ballerina who is trying to avoid being returned to Moscow. Nicobar's sense of duty is tested as he sees first hand the plight of the people he is helping return to the Soviet Union; his lack of religious faith is also shaken by his contact with the Mother Superior.
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Christopher Columbus
MovieJun 14, 1949

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus overcomes intrigue at the Spanish court …
Christopher Columbus overcomes intrigue at the Spanish court and convinces Queen Isabella that his plan to reach the East by sailing west is practical.
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Suspense
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TV ShowJan 6, 1949

Suspense

Suspense is an American television anthology series that ran on …
Suspense is an American television anthology series that ran on CBS Television from 1949 to 1954. It was adapted from the radio program of the same name which ran from 1942 to 1962.
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1948
Joan of Arc
MovieNov 11, 1948

Joan of Arc

In the Fifteenth Century, France is a defeated and ruined nation …
In the Fifteenth Century, France is a defeated and ruined nation after the One Hundred Years War against England. The fourteen years old farm girl Joan of Arc claims to hear voices from Heaven asking her to lead God's Army against Orleans and crowning the weak Dauphin Charles VII as King of France. Joan gathers the people with her faith, forms an army and conquerors Orleans. When her army is ready to attack Paris, the corrupt Charles sells his country to England and dismiss the army. Joan is arrested, sold to the Burgundians England and submitted to a shameful political trial in Rouen castle.
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Studio One
TV ShowNov 7, 1948

Studio One

Studio One is an American radio anthology drama series that …
Studio One is an American radio anthology drama series that was also adapted to television. It was created in 1947 by Canadian director Fletcher Markle, who came to CBS from the CBC. It aired under several variant titles: Studio One in Hollywood, Studio One Summer Theatre, Westinghouse Studio One and Westinghouse Summer Theatre.
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The Philco Television Playhouse
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TV ShowOct 3, 1948

The Philco Television Playhouse

The Philco Television …
The Philco Television Playhouse is an American television anthology series that was broadcast live on NBC from 1948 to 1955. Produced by Fred Coe, the series was sponsored by Philco. It was one of the most respected dramatic shows of the Golden Age of Television, winning a 1954 Peabody Award and receiving eight Emmy nominations between 1951 and 1956.
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The Winslow Boy
MovieSep 24, 1948

The Winslow Boy

In pre-WWI England, a youngster is expelled from a naval …
In pre-WWI England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a petty theft, and his parents raise a political furor by demanding a trial.
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Oliver Twist
MovieJun 22, 1948

Oliver Twist

An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the …
An orphan named Oliver Twist meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to steal for their master.
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The Ed Sullivan Show
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TV ShowJun 20, 1948

The Ed Sullivan Show

The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety …
The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. It was replaced in September 1971 by the CBS Sunday Night Movie.
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Broken Journey
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MovieApr 14, 1948

Broken Journey

A plane flying over the Swiss Alps develops engine trouble and …
A plane flying over the Swiss Alps develops engine trouble and is forced to crash-land on a glacier. Unable to radio for help because of damaged batteries and with limited food supplies, the survivors must come to a decision--whether to stay and wait for help they believe is coming or to leave the shelter of the wrecked plane and set out in bad weather to try to reach civilization.
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1947
Take My Life
MovieMay 30, 1947

Take My Life

A woman races against time to clear Nicholas Talbot of a …
A woman races against time to clear Nicholas Talbot of a murder he did not commit. While she works on getting proof, the prosecution is doing all it can to convict Mr. Talbot of killing his former girlfriend.
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1946
Great Expectations
MovieDec 16, 1946

Great Expectations

A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with …
A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.
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The Laughing Lady
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MovieOct 16, 1946

The Laughing Lady

The Laughing Lady is a 1946 British Technicolor musical …
The Laughing Lady is a 1946 British Technicolor musical drama film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Anne Ziegler, Webster Booth and Francis L. Sullivan. Based on a play by Ingram D'Abbes, its plot follows a young aristocrat who makes a deal with Robespierre during the French Revolution.
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1945
Caesar and Cleopatra
MovieDec 11, 1945

Caesar and Cleopatra

At the height of the Roman Civil War, a young Cleopatra …
At the height of the Roman Civil War, a young Cleopatra meets a middle-aged Julius Caesar, who teaches her how to rule Egypt.
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1944
Fiddlers Three
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MovieOct 17, 1944

Fiddlers Three

Two sailors and a Wren (the UK version of an American …
Two sailors and a Wren (the UK version of an American W.A.V.E.) are struck by lightning in Stonehenge and transported back to the first century and the court of the Roman emperor. There, they run afoul of Nero, who is about to have them beheaded when they remember and predict events in the history of the Roman Empire and are appointed court prophets. Empress Poppaca plies her feminine wiles on one of the sailor, Tommy, and this further complicates an already-delicate situation. Lots of songs, comedy and a cross-dressing masquerade.
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1942
The Foreman Went to France
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MovieJun 22, 1942

The Foreman Went to France

Based on the true story of …
Based on the true story of Melbourne Johns, an aircraft factory foreman sent to France to prevent the Nazis getting hold of some vital equipment.
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The Day Will Dawn
MovieJun 8, 1942

The Day Will Dawn

On the eve of WW2, a British journalist is sent to neutral …
On the eve of WW2, a British journalist is sent to neutral Norway to report on the possible Nazi intentions there and he is later tasked with a secret combat mission, after Germany invades that country.
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1941
"Pimpernel" Smith
MovieJul 26, 1941

"Pimpernel" Smith

Professor Horatio Smith, while seeming very unassuming, …
Professor Horatio Smith, while seeming very unassuming, rescues victims of Nazi persecution during World War II.
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1940
21 Days
MovieJan 7, 1940

21 Days

After Larry Darrent accidentally kills his lover's blackmailing …
After Larry Darrent accidentally kills his lover's blackmailing husband, someone else is arrested for the crime. Larry and Wanda have just three weeks together before the trial and if the man is found guilty then Larry will give himself up and prevent an innocent man going to the gallows.
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1938
The Citadel
MovieOct 29, 1938

The Citadel

Andrew Manson (Robert Donat), a young, enthusiastic doctor …
Andrew Manson (Robert Donat), a young, enthusiastic doctor takes his first job in a Welsh mining town, and begins to wonder at the persistent cough many of the miners have. When his ...
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The Drum
MovieApr 1, 1938

The Drum

During the British Raj, Captain Carruthers works under …
During the British Raj, Captain Carruthers works under cover to track smuggled shipments of arms on the restless Northwest Frontier of India. He fears a full-scale rebellion is brewing. To forestall this, the British governor signs a treaty with the friendly, peace-loving ruler of Tokot, a key kingdom in the region, which is described as four days' march northward from Peshawar. Meanwhile, the king's son, Prince Azim, befriends Carruthers and a British drummer boy, Bill Holder, who teaches him how to play the instrument.
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1937
Dinner at the Ritz
MovieOct 21, 1937

Dinner at the Ritz

The daughter of a murdered financier is working as a …
The daughter of a murdered financier is working as a jewelry salesperson while she tracks those among her father's colleagues who plotted against him.
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Non-Stop New York
MovieSep 13, 1937

Non-Stop New York

A young woman finds herself as the intended victim of a murder …
A young woman finds herself as the intended victim of a murder plot on a transatlantic flight from London to New York.
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1936
The Limping Man
MovieOct 30, 1936

The Limping Man

The Limping Man is a 1936 British crime film directed by Walter …
The Limping Man is a 1936 British crime film directed by Walter Summers and starring Francis L. Sullivan, Hugh Wakefield and Patricia Hilliard. It was an adaptation of the play of the same title by William Matthew Scott. The film was shot at Welwyn Studios.
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1935
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
MovieFeb 4, 1935

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

John Jasper, a brooding, …
John Jasper, a brooding, moody choirmaster at a finishing school in Victorian England, maintains a secret life that includes frequenting an opium den. His tortured mind becomes obsessed with a young student, Rosa Bud, who is engaged to his nephew Edwin Drood. When she senses the intensity of Jasper's feelings, she becomes frightened of him and avoids his company. When the mixed-blooded Neville Landless and his twin sister Helena arrive at the school from Ceylon, Neville and Edwin take an immediate dislike to one another over Rosa's affections. Although they quarrel and make up, Edwin disappears, and suspicion logically falls on the quick-tempered Neville.
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1934
Great Expectations
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MovieOct 22, 1934

Great Expectations

9 year old 'Pip' Pirrip, an orphan living with relatives, aids and …
9 year old 'Pip' Pirrip, an orphan living with relatives, aids and befriends an escaped convict on the moors, an act that will have a profound effect on his life.
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Chu Chin Chow
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MovieMay 1, 1934

Chu Chin Chow

Musical retelling of the "Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves" Arabian …
Musical retelling of the "Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves" Arabian Nights tale.
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The Return of Bulldog Drummond
MovieApr 19, 1934

The Return of Bulldog Drummond

Drummond leads a black …
Drummond leads a black-shirted platoon of men from his former unit against foreign interlopers trying to pull England into dangerous overseas entanglements.
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1933
The Wandering Jew
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MovieNov 15, 1933

The Wandering Jew

Conrad Veidt stars as the Jew who urges Roman authorities to …
Conrad Veidt stars as the Jew who urges Roman authorities to crucify Jesus and release Barabbas. As a punishment, he is condemned by God to wander the Earth for many centuries, enduring ...
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1932
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 Chinese Puzzle
MovieMar 21, 1932

The Chinese Puzzle

A Mandarin takes the blame when the wife of his friend's son …
A Mandarin takes the blame when the wife of his friend's son steals secret papers.
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The Missing Rembrandt
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MovieFeb 12, 1932

The Missing Rembrandt

The Missing Rembrandt is a …
The Missing Rembrandt is a 1932 British mystery film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Arthur Wontner, Jane Welsh, Miles Mander, and Francis L. Sullivan. It is considered a lost film.
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Francis L. Sullivan

Francis L. Sullivan was born.
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