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Jimmy Hanley

  • Oct 22, 1918 - Jan 13, 1970 (age 51)
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1970
Jimmy Hanley
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Jimmy Hanley

Jimmy Hanley passed away.
1968
If There Weren't Any Blacks You'd Have to Invent Them
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MovieAug 4, 1968

If There Weren't Any Blacks You'd Have …

Writer Johnny Speight …
Writer Johnny Speight continues his work against racism with this thought provoking made-for-TV drama which examines the ways in which human beings pigeon-hole each other with regards to their religion, colour, or sex.
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The Lost Continent
MovieJun 19, 1968

The Lost Continent

On their way to South America, the passengers and crew of an …
On their way to South America, the passengers and crew of an old freighter face many challenges. The captain has taken on illegal cargo - a dangerous consignment of phosphorous that will ...
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1956
Jim Whittington and His Sealion
MovieDec 26, 1956

Jim Whittington and His Sealion

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Satellite in the Sky
MovieJul 21, 1956

Satellite in the Sky

The British launch the world's first orbital vehicle. Their military …
The British launch the world's first orbital vehicle. Their military sends a super-bomb along, which goes wrong and threatens the crew and a stowaway.
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1955
Maggie Hanley
MarriageNovember 1955

Maggie Hanley

Maggie Hanley was born in 1931 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England …
Maggie Hanley was born in 1931 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England as Christobel Margaret Avery. She was an actress, known for A Boy, a Girl and a Bike (1949), Owen, M.D. (1971) and Curtain Up (1952). She was married to Jimmy Hanley. She died on February 23, 2015 in Woking, Surrey, England.
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The Deep Blue Sea
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MovieAug 23, 1955

The Deep Blue Sea

The Deep Blue Sea is a 1955 British drama film directed by …
The Deep Blue Sea is a 1955 British drama film directed by Anatole Litvak, starring Vivien Leigh and Kenneth More, and released by Twentieth Century Fox. The picture was based on the play of the same name by Terence Rattigan. The movie tells the story of a woman unhappy in her passionless marriage leaving her husband for a younger and more ardent lover.
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1954
The Black Rider
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MovieDec 1, 1954

The Black Rider

When young reporter and amateur biker Jerry Marsh …
When young reporter and amateur biker Jerry Marsh investigates a mysterious hooded figure on a motorbike, he discovers crooks hiding out in a ruined castle with atomic sabotage on their ...
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Radio Cab Murder
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MovieOct 1, 1954

Radio Cab Murder

Fred Martin, a taxi driver who is a reformed convict, is used by …
Fred Martin, a taxi driver who is a reformed convict, is used by the police to go undercover in order to help catch a gang of safe robbers. However things start to go wrong when the police ...
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1951
The Galloping Major
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MovieMay 8, 1951

The Galloping Major

A syndicate is set up by a horse lover to buy a particular …
A syndicate is set up by a horse lover to buy a particular racehorse, but they accidentally buy the wrong horse. The horse is useless on the flat, so they decide to enter him as a jumper.
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1950
Room to Let
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MovieMay 15, 1950

Room to Let

Room to Let is a 1950 British historical thriller film directed …
Room to Let is a 1950 British historical thriller film directed by Godfrey Grayson and starring Jimmy Hanley, Valentine Dyall and Constance Smith. It was adapted from the BBC radio play by Margery Allingham, broadcast in 1947.
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1949
Boys in Brown
MovieDec 1, 1949

Boys in Brown

Boys in Brown is a 1949 British drama film directed by …
Boys in Brown is a 1949 British drama film directed by Montgomery Tully. Based on a play by Reginald Beckwith, it depicts life in a borstal for young offenders. It stars Jack Warner, Richard Attenborough, Dirk Bogarde and Jimmy Hanley.
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Don't Ever Leave Me
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MovieJul 19, 1949

Don't Ever Leave Me

In a pleasant variation on "The Ransom of Red Chief," …
In a pleasant variation on "The Ransom of Red Chief," elderly crook Harry Denton, when challenged to prove he is "not past it," decides to kidnap Sheila Farlane, the 16 year old daughter of a famous actor. When Harry loses his nerve, Sheila won't let him give up. Because she is bored and ignored by her egotistical father, she becomes the mastermind of the plot. Harry's grandson Jack, who feels responsible for the old man and the girl, is shocked, and tries to return Sheila, but is thwarted by her determined fantasizing.
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The Huggetts Abroad
MovieMay 1, 1949

The Huggetts Abroad

Life is not going well for the Huggetts. Father has lost his …
Life is not going well for the Huggetts. Father has lost his job. Jimmy and his wife cannot get to South Africa where he has a new job. So the family decide that they should go to South ...
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1948
Here Come the Huggetts
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MovieNov 24, 1948

Here Come the Huggetts

The return of the Huggett …
The return of the Huggett family. After first meeting the family at the Holiday Camp, this is on the home front. The Huggetts are about to have their first telephone installed. In today's ...
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It's Hard to Be Good
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MovieNov 10, 1948

It's Hard to Be Good

It's Hard to Be Good is a 1948 British comedy film directed …
It's Hard to Be Good is a 1948 British comedy film directed by Jeffrey Dell and starring Jimmy Hanley, Anne Crawford and Raymond Huntley. In the film, an ex-army officer and do-gooder finds his attempts to improve the world leads invariably to disasters.
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Nothing Venture
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MovieJan 29, 1948

Nothing Venture

Nothing Venture is a 1948 British comedy family film directed …
Nothing Venture is a 1948 British comedy family film directed by John Baxter and starring The Artemus Boys, Terry Randall, Patric Curwen and Michael Aldridge.
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1947
It Always Rains on Sunday
MovieNov 23, 1947

It Always Rains on Sunday

The events of a wet Sabbath …
The events of a wet Sabbath unfold in the pubs, homes, and markets of the East End. While petty criminals and the police play cat-and-mouse, and various love affairs start and stop, housewife Rose Sandigate finds she has a difficult decision to make. Her previous fiancé has appeared after escaping from Dartmoor and is asking for her help in hiding him.
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Master of Bankdam
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MovieAug 20, 1947

Master of Bankdam

The Master of Bankdam is a 1947 British historical film directed …
The Master of Bankdam is a 1947 British historical film directed by Walter Forde and based on the novel The Crowthers of Bankdam by Thomas Armstrong. It stars Anne Crawford, Dennis Price, Tom Walls, Stephen Murray, Linden Travers and David Tomlinson. The story concerns two generations of brothers who struggle for control of the family business in 19th-century Yorkshire.
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Jenny Hanley
ChildAugust 1947

Jenny Hanley

Jenny Hanley (born 15 August 1947 in Gerrards Cross, …
Jenny Hanley (born 15 August 1947 in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire) is an English actress, the daughter of Dinah Sheridan and Jimmy Hanley. She remains best known for being one of the presenters of the ITV children's magazine programme Magpie.
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Holiday Camp
MovieAug 5, 1947

Holiday Camp

The Huggett family go to a holiday camp, and get involved in …
The Huggett family go to a holiday camp, and get involved in crooked card players, a murderer on the run, and a pregnant young girl and her boyfriend missing from home.
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1946
The Captive Heart
MovieApr 2, 1946

The Captive Heart

After the evacuation at Dunkirk, June 1940, some thousands …
After the evacuation at Dunkirk, June 1940, some thousands of British prisoners are sent to German P.O.W. camps. One such group includes "Capt. Geoffrey Mitchell," a concentration-camp escapee who assumed the identity of a dead British officer. To avoid exposure, "Mitchell" must correspond with the dead man's estranged wife Celia. But eventual exposure seems certain, and the men must find a way to get him out. If he reaches England, though, what will his reception be?
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1945
Jeremy Hanley
ChildNovember 1945

Jeremy Hanley

Sir Jeremy James Hanley, KCMG (born 17 November 1945), is …
Sir Jeremy James Hanley, KCMG (born 17 November 1945), is a politician and chartered accountant from the United Kingdom. He served as the Chairman of the Conservative Party from 1994–95, and as a member of parliament (MP) representing the constituency of Richmond and Barnes from 1983–97.
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Murder in Reverse
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MovieOct 22, 1945

Murder in Reverse

Tom Masterick, a dock worker, is wrongfully convicted of a …
Tom Masterick, a dock worker, is wrongfully convicted of a murder charge. His death sentence is commuted to a long prison term. When released as an old man, he vows to find the real killer.
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For You Alone
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MovieMay 28, 1945

For You Alone

For You Alone is a 1945 British World War II romance …
For You Alone is a 1945 British World War II romance melodrama, one of only two films directed by cinematographer Geoffrey Faithfull, starring Lesley Brook, Dinah Sheridan and Jimmy Hanley. The film was made by a smaller studio, Butcher's Films – more known for turning out quickly and cheaply shot B-movies – and had a lack of (at the time) star names, but appears to have been a relatively sophisticated and well-financed production. On its release, three weeks after V-E Day, the film became a huge popular success, seeming to catch the mood of a nation just beginning to emerge from war.
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29 Acacia Avenue
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MovieMay 1, 1945

29 Acacia Avenue

A middle-aged British couple are scheduled to go off on a …
A middle-aged British couple are scheduled to go off on a holiday cruise in the Mediterranean. The husband, a businessman staunch in his beliefs, settled in his ways, with a dryly humorous approach to life in general, and a Britisher's inbred disdain for foreign travel, decides they will settle for a British seaside holiday. Meanwhile, back in their London suburb, their daughter and her fiancée have grown tired of their long engagement and have decided to 'play marriage.' The parents return to find that some changes have been made in their absence.
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Kiss the Bride Goodbye
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MovieJan 29, 1945

Kiss the Bride Goodbye

Kiss the Bride Goodbye is a …
Kiss the Bride Goodbye is a 1945 British romantic comedy drama film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Patricia Medina and Jimmy Hanley. Jean Simmons has an early role, almost two years before she achieved stardom in Great Expectations.
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1944
Henry V
MovieNov 22, 1944

Henry V

Henry V is a 1944 British Technicolor film adaptation …
Henry V is a 1944 British Technicolor film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play of the same name. The on-screen title is The Chronicle History of King Henry the Fift with His Battell Fought at Agincourt in France (derived from the title of the 1600 quarto edition of the play, though changing the spelling from "Agin Court"). It stars Laurence Olivier, who also directed. The play was adapted for the screen by Olivier, Dallas Bower, and Alan Dent. The score is by William Walton.
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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
The Gentle Sex
MovieApr 15, 1943

The Gentle Sex

The Gentle Sex is a 1943 British, black-and-white romantic …
The Gentle Sex is a 1943 British, black-and-white romantic comedy-drama war film directed and narrated by Leslie Howard. It was produced by Concanen Productions, Two Cities Films and Derrick de Marney. The Gentle Sex was Howard's last film before his death.
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1942
Salute John Citizen
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MovieAug 14, 1942

Salute John Citizen

Bunting (Edward Rigby) is sacked in 1938 but when war breaks …
Bunting (Edward Rigby) is sacked in 1938 but when war breaks out in 1939 he is reinstated and also becomes an air raid warden. His two sons enlist in the war, leaving Bunting and his wife looking after their baby grandson.
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Dinah Sheridan
MarriageMay 1942

Dinah Sheridan

Dinah Sheridan (17 September 1920 – 25 November 2012) …
Dinah Sheridan (17 September 1920 – 25 November 2012) was an English actress with a career spanning seven decades. She was best known for the films Genevieve (1953) and The Railway Children (1970); the long-running BBC comedy series Don't Wait Up (1983–90); and for her distinguished theatre career in London's West End.
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Dinah Sheridan
Relationship1942

Dinah Sheridan

Dinah Sheridan (17 September 1920 – 25 November 2012) …
Dinah Sheridan (17 September 1920 – 25 November 2012) was an English actress with a career spanning seven decades. She was best known for the films Genevieve (1953) and The Railway Children (1970); the long-running BBC comedy series Don't Wait Up (1983–90); and for her distinguished theatre career in London's West End.
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1940
Gaslight
MovieJun 25, 1940

Gaslight

In London, at Pimlico Square 12, the ancient lady Alice Barlow …
In London, at Pimlico Square 12, the ancient lady Alice Barlow (Marie Wright) is brutally killed and her famous rubies miss. Because of the murder, the house stays empty for twenty years, when Paul Mallen (Anton Walbrook) and his sick wife Bella (Diana Wynyard) move to the place. Bella apparently had a nervous breakdown, having problems with her memory and becoming kleptomaniac. When the retired policeman B.G. Rough (Frank Pettingell) sees Paul Mallen on the street, he immediately recognizes him as being Louis Bauer, the nephew and killer of Alice Barlow. He decides to find evidences to prove that Paul and Louis are the same man, while Bella is being driven mad and menaced of being interned in an asylum by her husband.
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1939
There Ain't No Justice
MovieJun 17, 1939

There Ain't No Justice

There Ain't No Justice is a …
There Ain't No Justice is a 1939 British sports drama film directed by Pen Tennyson and starring Jimmy Hanley, Edward Chapman and Edward Rigby. The film is based on the 1937 novel of the same name by James Curtis.
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1938
Coming of Age
MovieMar 1, 1938

Coming of Age

Coming of Age is a 1938 British comedy film directed by H. …
Coming of Age is a 1938 British comedy film directed by H. Manning Haynes and starring Eliot Makeham and Joyce Bland. The supporting cast features Evelyn Ankers. In this farce, a husband and wife grow restless and find themselves having affairs.
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Housemaster
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MovieJan 31, 1938

Housemaster

Housemaster is a 1938 British comedy drama film directed …
Housemaster is a 1938 British comedy drama film directed by Herbert Brenon and starring Otto Kruger, Diana Churchill and Phillips Holmes. It was made by ABPC at its Elstree Studios. When three young women come to stay at an elite public school, they cause disruption amongst the male students and teachers. It was based on the 1936 play of the same name by Ian Hay.
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1937
Night Ride
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MovieJun 1, 1937

Night Ride

Two truck drivers fired by the crooked trucking firm they …
Two truck drivers fired by the crooked trucking firm they worked for start their own company. Their former boss, worried about the competition, tries everything he can to drive them out of ...
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Cotton Queen
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MovieMay 24, 1937

Cotton Queen

1937. Comedy directed by Bernard Vorhaus. Stars Will Fyffe, …
1937. Comedy directed by Bernard Vorhaus. Stars Will Fyffe, Stanley Holloway & Jimmy Hanley. Rival cotton mill owners work together to win a contract when love blossoms between the rival's siblings.
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Landslide
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MovieJan 1, 1937

Landslide

Landslide is a 1937 British drama film directed by Donovan …
Landslide is a 1937 British drama film directed by Donovan Pedelty and starring Jimmy Hanley, Dinah Sheridan and Jimmy Mageean. It was made at Wembley Studios as a quota quickie for release by Paramount Pictures.
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1935
Transatlantic Tunnel
MovieOct 27, 1935

Transatlantic Tunnel

Engineers Richard McAllan and Frederick Robinson manage …
Engineers Richard McAllan and Frederick Robinson manage to get financial backing for a gigantic project to build a tunnel from England to America. His biggest supporter is Varlia Lloyd, daughter of one of the backers, and she uses her influence more than once to keep the project going. Mack's wife Ruth is also supportive, although his constantly being away on the tunnel project strains their marriage, and affects his relationship with their son. After years of financial skulduggery and physical obstacles under the ocean floor, the tunnel proceeds as Mack's marriage and his friendship with Robbie deteriorate.
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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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Brown on Resolution
MovieMay 15, 1935

Brown on Resolution

A British ship is sunk after an engagement with a German …
A British ship is sunk after an engagement with a German vessel, and the survivors are picked up by the German ship, which has been damaged. When it pulls into the bay of a deserted island ...
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Royal Cavalcade
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MovieApr 4, 1935

Royal Cavalcade

Through the use of newsreel footage and re-enacted …
Through the use of newsreel footage and re-enacted sequences, this B.I.P. production, modelled along the lines "The March of Time" shorts, presents a record of the highlights of the previous twenty-five years, to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V. It depicts incidents starting with his coronation. and on through political problems, woman suffrage, strikes, trade expansion, World War I, and the depression, while also showing the changes in living style and progression.
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1934
Little Friend
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MovieJul 24, 1934

Little Friend

A girl becomes an unwilling witness in her parents' scandalous …
A girl becomes an unwilling witness in her parents' scandalous divorce case.
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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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1918
Jimmy Hanley
BirthOctober 1918

Jimmy Hanley

Jimmy Hanley was born.
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