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Frank Lawton

  • Sep 30, 1904 - Jun 10, 1969 (age 64)
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1969
Frank Lawton
PersonalJune 1969

Frank Lawton

Frank Lawton passed away.
1963
The Human Jungle
TV ShowMar 30, 1963

The Human Jungle

The Human Jungle is a British TV series about a psychiatrist, …
The Human Jungle is a British TV series about a psychiatrist, made for ABC Television by the small production company Independent Artists, for transmission on ITV. Starring Herbert Lom and Sally Smith, it ran for two series, which were first transmitted during 1963 and 1965.
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1961
The Queen's Guards
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MovieOct 17, 1961

The Queen's Guards

Grenadier Guards Captain John Fellowes prepares for the …
Grenadier Guards Captain John Fellowes prepares for the Trooping the Colour ceremony and reminisces about his years at Sandhurst Military Academy as well as his family's dramatic life.
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1959
No Hiding Place
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TV ShowSep 16, 1959

No Hiding Place

No Hiding Place is a British television series that was …
No Hiding Place is a British television series that was produced at Wembley Studios by Associated-Rediffusion for the ITV network between 16 September 1959 and 22 June 1967. It was the sequel to the series Murder Bag (1957–1958) and Crime Sheet (1959), all starring Raymond Francis as Detective Superintendent, later Detective Chief Superintendent Tom Lockhart.
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1958
A Night to Remember
MovieJul 1, 1958

A Night to Remember

Based on the best selling book by Walter Lord, this is the true …
Based on the best selling book by Walter Lord, this is the true story of the R.M.S. Titanic which struck an iceberg on its maiden voyage from Europe to New York in 1912.
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Gideon of Scotland Yard
MovieMar 25, 1958

Gideon of Scotland Yard

Scotland Yard Inspector …
Scotland Yard Inspector George Gideon starts his day off on the wrong foot when he gets a traffic-violation ticket from a young police officer. From there, his 'typical day" consists in learning that one of his most-trusted detectives has accepted bribes; hunts an escaped maniac who has murdered a girl; tracks a young girl suspected of a payroll robbery and, then, helps break up a bank robbery. His long day ends when he arrives at home and finds that his daughter has a date with the policeman who gave him a ticket that morning.
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1957
The Rising of the Moon
MovieMay 17, 1957

The Rising of the Moon

Three vignettes of old Irish …
Three vignettes of old Irish country life, based on a series of short stories. In "The Majesty of the Law," a police officer must arrest a very old-fashioned, traditional fellow for assault. The man's principles have the policeman and the whole village, including the man he slugged, sympathizing with him. "One Minute's Wait" is about an little train station and glimpses into the lives of the passengers, with a series of comic setups. The third piece is called "1921" and is about a condemned Irish nationalist and his daring escape. Tyrone Power introduces each story.
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1956
My Husband and I
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TV ShowJul 20, 1956

My Husband and I

My Husband and I was a short-lived black-and-white British …
My Husband and I was a short-lived black-and-white British sitcom starring Evelyn Laye and her husband Frank Lawton, who played themselves. It ran for seven episodes in 1956. My Husband and I was written by Geoffrey Kerr and James Leasor. It was made for the ITV network by Associated-Rediffusion.
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Doublecross
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MovieFeb 1, 1956

Doublecross

'Doublecross' is a 1956 British crime film directed by …
'Doublecross' is a 1956 British crime film directed by Anthony Squire and starring Donald Houston, Fay Compton and William Hartnell. It was also known as Queer Fish.
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1953
Rough Shoot
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MovieMay 15, 1953

Rough Shoot

U.S. Army Lt. Colonel Robert Taine and his wife Cecily live in a …
U.S. Army Lt. Colonel Robert Taine and his wife Cecily live in a village in England. While hunting on some land he has recently purchased, he shoots a load of buckshot at a man he thinks is a poacher but, upon examination, he discovers the man is dead and believes,at first, he has killed him. With the police and the Secret Service chasing him, he trails a suspect to London and this leads him to an espionage gang.
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1948
Blithe Spirit
MovieNov 16, 1948

Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit released.
The Winslow Boy
MovieSep 24, 1948

The Winslow Boy

In Edwardian England, a thirteen year-old cadet, Ronnie …
In Edwardian England, a thirteen year-old cadet, Ronnie Winslow, is expelled from the naval academy at Osborne for stealing a seven shilling postal order. His father and sister become obsessed with proving his innocence at any cost to themselves, and turn the case into a national cause celebre.
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1942
Went the Day Well?
MovieNov 1, 1942

Went the Day Well?

May 1942. The small English village of Bramley End is …
May 1942. The small English village of Bramley End is visited by a detachment of about 60 Royal Engineers. They are ostensibly there on an exercise but are in actual fact a detachment of German paratroopers, the advance guard of Hitler's invasion of England. Some of the villagers figure out their true identities but before they can do anything all the villagers are held prisoner by the Germans. Will the villagers be able to get word out of the threat? The fate of England depends on them.
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1940
Dangerous Comment
MovieMay 1, 1940

Dangerous Comment

A young pilot, annoyed at not being selected to take part in a raid …
A young pilot, annoyed at not being selected to take part in a raid on an enemy target, moans to his fiancée, who in turn chatters to a friend at a cocktail bar.
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1939
The Four Just Men
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MovieJun 7, 1939

The Four Just Men

The Four Men of the title are British WWI veterans who decide to …
The Four Men of the title are British WWI veterans who decide to work secretly against enemies of the country. They aren't above a bit of murder or sabotage to serve their ends, but they consider themselves to be true patriots.
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1936
The Mill on the Floss
MovieDec 31, 1936

The Mill on the Floss

Romeo and Juliet in 1930s …
Romeo and Juliet in 1930s England. The owner of the mill and the local lord are in conflict over water rights. The lord wins threatening the mill owner with financial ruin.
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The Devil-Doll
MovieJul 10, 1936

The Devil-Doll

After two men, Marcel and Lavond, escape from prison they …
After two men, Marcel and Lavond, escape from prison they make their way to Marcel's home where his wife Malita has continued his experiments in miniaturizing living creatures. Lavond was a successful Paris banker and was falsely imprisoned after his partners accused him of theft. He has no intention of staying as he wishes to seek his revenge. When Marcel dies suddenly of a heart attack, Malita urges Paul to work with her and seek his revenge using their miniaturization technique. As Madame Mandlip, he opens a toy shop in Paris and visits his daughter Lorraine, who despises her father for what he's done to them. His revenge attained, Lavond wants to leave everything behind but Malita has other plans.
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The Invisible Ray
MovieJan 20, 1936

The Invisible Ray

Visionary scientist Janos Rukh convinces a group of …
Visionary scientist Janos Rukh convinces a group of scientists and supporters to mount an expedition to the African continent to locate and study an ancient meteorite of great significance. He exposes himself to the highly toxic radiation of the meteorite, and while an antidote devised by Dr. Benet saves him from death by radiation poisoning, his naked touch causes instant death to others. Back in London, the benefits of the meteorite's controlled radiation offer Dr. Benet an opportunity to restore eyesight to the blind. The antidote's toxicity excites Prof. Rukh into paranoid rages as he seeks revenge against the members of his expedition, who he accuses of stealing his discovery for their own glory.
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1935
David Copperfield
MovieJan 18, 1935

David Copperfield

A young boy raised without a father witnesses love and care up …
A young boy raised without a father witnesses love and care up until his mother passes away prior to giving birth to a brother or sister for David. His caregivers post his mother's death, are cruel and unjust to young David. They send him to work and earn a living in London, where David meets the cheerful old man Mr. Micawber (W.C. Fields) who shows him the kindess he seeks. When Mr. Micawber is forced to leave town, David moving along with his adventures comes to find his aunt who is strict but quickly warms up to David and against the wishes of his cruel stepfather, David stays with his aunt. Shortly after settling, young David meets a girl at school. David, a young man now is visited by his old friend Mr. Micawber. He then encounters his old nanny Nurse Peggy. David is married and with his new wife, they reside in their country home. Finding being married and having a home doesn't get any easier.
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1934
Evelyn Laye
MarriageDecember 1934

Evelyn Laye

Evelyn Laye, CBE (10 July 1900 – 17 February 1996) was an …
Evelyn Laye, CBE (10 July 1900 – 17 February 1996) was an English actress who was active on the London light opera stage, and later in New York and Hollywood. Her first husband, actor Sonnie Hale, left her for Jessie Matthews, earning much public sympathy for Laye. Her second husband was actor Frank Lawton, with whom she often appeared in stage productions.
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One More River
MovieAug 6, 1934

One More River

A young lady leaves her brutal husband and meets another …
A young lady leaves her brutal husband and meets another man aboard a ship.
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1933
Friday the Thirteenth
MovieNov 1, 1933

Friday the Thirteenth

It is pouring with rain at one …
It is pouring with rain at one minute to midnight on Friday the thirteenth, and the driver of a London bus is peering through his blurred windshield as his vehicle sails down an empty road....
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Heads We Go
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MovieJul 1, 1933

Heads We Go

A model inherits a great deal of money and pretends to be a …
A model inherits a great deal of money and pretends to be a movie star.
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Cavalcade
MovieJan 5, 1933

Cavalcade

The English experience, from 1899 until 1933, seen through the …
The English experience, from 1899 until 1933, seen through the eyes of an upper-middle class family, the Marryots. We also, to an extent, see the world from the eyes of a working class family, the Bridges. Events covered include the Second Anglo-Boer War, the death of Queen Victoria, the sinking of the Titanic, World War 1 and its aftermath.
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1932
After Office Hours
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MovieJun 30, 1932

After Office Hours

After Office Hours is a 1932 British romantic drama film directed …
After Office Hours is a 1932 British romantic drama film directed by Thomas Bentley and starring Frank Lawton, Viola Lyel and Garry Marsh. The film was based on the 1931 play London Wall by John Van Druten with several of the cast reprising their roles from the original stage production. The film was produced by the British film studio British International Pictures at their Elstree Studios.
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1931
Michael and Mary
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MovieNov 4, 1931

Michael and Mary

Michael and Mary was a 1931 British drama film directed by …
Michael and Mary was a 1931 British drama film directed by Victor Saville and starring Elizabeth Allan, Edna Best, Frank Lawton, and Herbert Marshall. This was the first of the Edna Best and Herbert Marshall co-starring talkies. It was based on a play of the same name by A. A. Milne.
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The Outsider
MovieApr 20, 1931

The Outsider

The Outsider is a 1931 British drama film directed by Harry …
The Outsider is a 1931 British drama film directed by Harry Lachman and starring Joan Barry, Harold Huth and Norman McKinnel. The screenplay concerns an unorthodox osteopath who cures one of his patients, the daughter of a fellow Doctor. It was made at Elstree Studios and based on a play by Dorothy Brandon. The film's sets were designed by Wilfred Arnold.
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The Skin Game
MovieFeb 26, 1931

The Skin Game

The British countryside turns into a ideological battlefield when …
The British countryside turns into a ideological battlefield when Hornblower, a wealthy self-made tradesman, stakes his claim to a piece of valuable forest property controlled for literally centuries by the "landed gentry.
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1930
Birds of Prey
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MovieNov 18, 1930

Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey, also known in the United States as The Perfect …
Birds of Prey, also known in the United States as The Perfect Alibi, is a 1930 British mystery film produced and directed by Basil Dean, from a screenplay he co-wrote with A.A. Milne from Milne's play which was known as The Perfect Alibi in the United States and The Fourth Wall in the United Kingdom. The film starred Dorothy Boyd, Robert Loraine, Warwick Ward, C. Aubrey Smith, and Frank Lawton. and starring Robert Loraine, Warwick Ward and Frank Lawton, and was produced at Beaconsfield Studios by Associated Talking Pictures.
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Young Woodley
MovieJul 2, 1930

Young Woodley

Young Woodley released.
1904
Frank Lawton
BirthSeptember 1904

Frank Lawton

Frank Lawton was born.
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