English Actor

Patrick Troughton

  • Mar 25, 1920 - Mar 28, 1987 (age 67)
  • 5' 8" (1.73 m)
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2016
Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks
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MovieNov 5, 2016

Doctor Who: The Power of the Daleks

In 1974, the original tapes for …
In 1974, the original tapes for "Power of the Daleks" were wiped from the BBC Archive. After 50 years, the BBC has animated this lost serial for a new age. In the original, the Doctor (...
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1987
Patrick Troughton
PersonalMarch 1987

Patrick Troughton

Patrick Troughton passed away.
Inspector Morse
TV ShowJan 6, 1987

Inspector Morse

Inspector Morse is a British detective drama television …
Inspector Morse is a British detective drama television series based on a series of novels by Colin Dexter. It starred John Thaw as Detective Chief Inspector Morse and Kevin Whately as Sergeant Lewis. The series comprises 33 two-hour episodes (100 minutes excluding commercials) produced between 1987 and 2000. Dexter made uncredited cameo appearances in all but three of the episodes.
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1986
The Two of Us
TV ShowOct 31, 1986

The Two of Us

The Two of Us is an ITV comedy series starring Nicholas …
The Two of Us is an ITV comedy series starring Nicholas Lyndhurst and Janet Dibley as Ashley and Elaine, an unmarried couple living together, at a time when this was becoming increasingly common in Britain, but still considered slightly controversial in some circles. It was produced by London Weekend Television.
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1984
The Box of Delights
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TV ShowNov 1, 1984

The Box of Delights

The Box of Delights is a BBC Television adaptation of John …
The Box of Delights is a BBC Television adaptation of John Masefield's children's fantasy novel The Box of Delights starring Devin Stanfield, Patrick Troughton and Robert Stephens. It was broadcast on BBC1 between 21 November and 24 December 1984. The series was adapted from Masefield's novel by Alan Seymour, directed by Renny Rye and produced by Paul Stone.
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Swallows and Amazons Forever!: The Big Six
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MovieApr 11, 1984

Swallows and Amazons Forever!: The Bi…

Joe, Bill and Pete are …
Joe, Bill and Pete are members of the "Coot Club", spending most of their time on the river in their little boat, the "Death and Glory." Trouble starts when they are blamed for setting ...
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1980
Children in Need
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TV ShowNov 21, 1980

Children in Need

BBC Children in Need (also promoted as Plant Mewn …
BBC Children in Need (also promoted as Plant Mewn Angen in Wales) is the BBC's UK charity. Since 1980 it has raised over £1 billion for disadvantaged children and young people in the UK. One of the highlights is an annual telethon, held in November and televised on BBC One and BBC Two from 7:30 pm until 2:30 am. "Pudsey Bear" is BBC Children in Need's mascot, whilst Sir Terry Wogan was its long-standing host for 35 years. A prominent annual event in British television, Children in Need is one of three high-profile British telethons. It is the only charity belonging to the BBC, the other telethons being Red Nose Day and Sport Relief, both supporting Comic Relief.
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1979
Minder
TV ShowOct 29, 1979

Minder

Minder is a British comedy-drama series about the London …
Minder is a British comedy-drama series about the London criminal underworld. Initially produced by Verity Lambert, it was made by Euston Films, a subsidiary of Thames Television and shown on ITV (originally by Thames, then Central Independent Television in 1993 and 1994 after Thames lost its franchise). The original show ran for ten series between 29 October 1979 and 10 March 1994. The series was notable for using a range of leading British actors, as well as many up-and-coming performers before they found their greatest success; at its peak it was one of ITV's most watched shows.
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1978
All Creatures Great and Small
TV ShowJan 8, 1978

All Creatures Great and Small

All Creatures Great and …
All Creatures Great and Small is a British television series based on the books of the British veterinary surgeon Alf Wight, who wrote under the pseudonym James Herriot. In early 1977, the BBC tasked producer Bill Sellars with the creation of a television series from Herriot's first two novels, If Only They Could Talk and It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet, using the title of the 1975 film adaptation. It is part of a series of movies and television series based on Herriot's novels.
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1977
Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger
MovieJul 14, 1977

Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger

Sinbad The Sailor sails to …
Sinbad The Sailor sails to deliver a cursed prince to a dangerous island in the face of deadly opposition from a powerful witch.
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1976
The Omen
MovieJun 6, 1976

The Omen

Robert and Katherine Thorn seem to have it all. They are …
Robert and Katherine Thorn seem to have it all. They are happily married and he is the US Ambassador to Great Britain, but they want nothing more than to have children. When Katharine has a stillborn child, Robert is approached by a priest at the hospital who suggests that they take a healthy newborn whose mother has just died in childbirth. Without telling his wife he agrees. After relocating to London, strange events - and the ominous warnings of a priest - lead him to believe that the child he took from that Italian hospital is evil incarnate.
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1975
Space: 1999
TV ShowSep 4, 1975

Space: 1999

Space: 1999 is a British and Italian science-fiction television …
Space: 1999 is a British and Italian science-fiction television programme that ran for two seasons from 1975 to 1977. In the opening episode, set in the year 1999, nuclear waste stored on the Moon's far side explodes, knocking the Moon out of orbit and sending it, as well as the 311 inhabitants of Moonbase Alpha, hurtling uncontrollably into space. Space: 1999 was the last production by the partnership of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson and was the most expensive series produced for British television up to that time. The first season was co-produced by ITC Entertainment and Italian broadcaster RAI, while the second season was produced solely by ITC.
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The Sweeney
TV ShowJan 2, 1975

The Sweeney

The Sweeney is a 1970s British television police drama …
The Sweeney is a 1970s British television police drama focusing on two members of the Flying Squad, a branch of the Metropolitan Police specialising in tackling armed robbery and violent crime in London. It stars John Thaw as Detective Inspector Jack Regan and Dennis Waterman as his partner, Detective Sergeant George Carter. The programme's title derives from "Sweeney Todd", which is Cockney rhyming slang for "Flying Squad". Produced by Thames Television subsidiary Euston Films for broadcast on the ITV network. It began as a television film Regan written by Ian Kennedy Martin, brother of Troy Kennedy Martin, who wrote several episodes and also the second film. Such was its popularity in the UK that it spawned two feature film spin-offs, Sweeney! and Sweeney 2. In the early 1990s repeats aired on UK Gold, but repeats currently air on ITV4...
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1974
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell
MovieMay 2, 1974

Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell

Last of the Hammer …
Last of the Hammer Frankenstein films, this one deals with the Baron hiding out in an insane asylum, so that he may continue his experiments with reanimating the dead, along with inmate Dr. Helder, who has been institutionalized for conducting such experiments.
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1972
Colditz
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TV ShowOct 19, 1972

Colditz

Colditz is a British television series co-produced by the BBC and …
Colditz is a British television series co-produced by the BBC and Universal Studios and screened between 1972 and 1974. The series deals with Allied prisoners of war imprisoned at the supposedly escape-proof Colditz Castle when designated Oflag IV-C during World War II, and their many attempts to escape captivity, as well as the relationships formed between the various nationalities and their German captors.
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1971
Jason King
TV ShowSep 15, 1971

Jason King

Jason King (1971–1972) is a British television series starring …
Jason King (1971–1972) is a British television series starring Peter Wyngarde as the titular character. It was produced by ITC Entertainment and had a single season of 26 episodes which were each one hour long, including commercial breaks. It was shown internationally as well as in the UK, and has been released on DVD in the UK, US, Australia and Germany.
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1970
The Goodies
TV ShowNov 8, 1970

The Goodies

The Goodies is a British television comedy series shown in the …
The Goodies is a British television comedy series shown in the 1970s and early 1980s. The series, which combines surreal sketches and situation comedy, was broadcast by BBC 2 from 1970 to 1980. One seven-episode series was made for ITV company LWT and shown in 1981-82.
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Scars of Dracula
MovieNov 8, 1970

Scars of Dracula

A young man, Paul Carlson, is on a trip and spends the night at …
A young man, Paul Carlson, is on a trip and spends the night at Count Dracula's castle. He is murdered. After some time has passed, the young man's brother Simon comes to the small town where all the traces end to look for him.
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A Family at War
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TV ShowApr 14, 1970

A Family at War

A Family At War is a British drama series that aired on ITV from …
A Family At War is a British drama series that aired on ITV from 1970 to 1972. It was created by John Finch and made by Granada Television for ITV. The original producer was Richard Doubleday, and there were 13 directors during the series. The series examined the lives of the lower-middle-class Ashton family of the city of Liverpool and their experiences from 1938 and through the Second World War. Despite being set in Liverpool, only one of the regular characters (David Ashton) spoke with a Liverpudlian accent.
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The Six Wives of Henry VIII
TV ShowJan 1, 1970

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

The Six Wives of Henry VIII …
The Six Wives of Henry VIII is a series of six television plays produced by the BBC and first transmitted between 1 January and 5 February 1970. The series was later aired in the United States on CBS from 1 August to 5 September 1971 with narration added by Anthony Quayle. The series was rebroadcast in the United States without commercials on PBS as part of its Masterpiece Theatre series.
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1969
Softly, Softly: Taskforce
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TV ShowNov 20, 1969

Softly, Softly: Taskforce

Softly, Softly: Task Force is a …
Softly, Softly: Task Force is a police based drama series which ran on BBC 1 from 1969 to 1976. It was a revamp of Softly, Softly, itself a spin-off from Z-Cars. The change was made partly to coincide with the coming of colour broadcasting to the BBC's main channel BBC1. The programme was due to be called simply Task Force, but reluctant to sacrifice a much-loved brand the BBC compromised this so it became Softly, Softly: Task Force.
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1967
The Viking Queen
MovieMar 25, 1967

The Viking Queen

To honour her father's dying wish, Queen Salina shares the rule …
To honour her father's dying wish, Queen Salina shares the rule of Icena with Justinian, a fair and just Roman. This displeases the bloodthirsty Druids on one side and the more hard-line Romans on the other. As Salina and Justinian fall in love their enemies start to plot, and blood soon stains the green hills of Britain.
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1964
The Black Torment
MovieOct 20, 1964

The Black Torment

A lord returns to his manor with his new wife, to hear rumors that …
A lord returns to his manor with his new wife, to hear rumors that he had already secretly returned and had committed several murders. Has he lost his mind, or is something dark afoot?
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The Gorgon
MovieAug 21, 1964

The Gorgon

In early-twentieth-century middle-Europe, villagers are literally …
In early-twentieth-century middle-Europe, villagers are literally becoming petrified. Although the authorities try to hush the matter up, it is apparent that at the full moon, Megaera, a Gorgon, leaves her castle lair and anyone looking on her face is turned to stone. When this fate befalls a visitor, experts from the University of Leipzig arrive to try and get to the bottom of it all.
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1963
Doctor Who
TV ShowNov 23, 1963

Doctor Who

The adventures in time and space of the Doctor, a Time Lord …
The adventures in time and space of the Doctor, a Time Lord who changes appearance and personality by regenerating when near death, and is joined by companions in battles against aliens and other megalomaniacs.
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Jason and the Argonauts
MovieJun 19, 1963

Jason and the Argonauts

Jason has been prophesied …
Jason has been prophesied to take the throne of Thessaly. When he saves Pelias from drowning, but does not recognize him as the man who had earlier killed his father, Pelias tells Jason to travel to Colchis to find the Golden Fleece. Jason follows his advice and assembles a sailing crew of the finest men in Greece, including Hercules. They are under the protection of Hera, queen of the gods. Their voyage is replete with battles against harpies, a giant bronze Talos, a hydra, and an animated skeleton army, all brought to life by the special effects wizardry of Ray Harryhausen.
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1962
The Saint
TV ShowOct 4, 1962

The Saint

The Saint is a British ITC mystery spy thriller television series …
The Saint is a British ITC mystery spy thriller television series that aired in the United Kingdom on ITV between 1962 and 1969. It was based on the literary character Simon Templar created by Leslie Charteris in the 1920s and featured in many novels over the years. He was played by Roger Moore. Templar helps those whom conventional agencies are powerless or unwilling to protect, often using methods that skirt the law. Chief Inspector Claud Eustace Teal is his nominal nemesis who considers Templar a common criminal, but often grudgingly tolerates his actions for the greater good.
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The Phantom of the Opera
MovieJun 25, 1962

The Phantom of the Opera

Terror strikes the London …
Terror strikes the London Opera House as a new opera is disrupted by the actions of a deformed specter of the show's past who has an obsession with one of the production's chorus girl.
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Wuthering Heights
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MovieMay 11, 1962

Wuthering Heights

Foundling Heathcliff is raised by the wealthy Earnshaws in …
Foundling Heathcliff is raised by the wealthy Earnshaws in Yorkshire but in later life launches a vendetta against the family.
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Z-Cars
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TV ShowJan 2, 1962

Z-Cars

Z-Cars or Z Cars /ˈzɛd ˌkɑːrz/ is a British television drama …
Z-Cars or Z Cars /ˈzɛd ˌkɑːrz/ is a British television drama series centred on the work of mobile uniformed police in the fictional town of Newtown, based on Kirkby, Lancashire. Produced by the BBC, it debuted in January 1962 and ran until September 1978.
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1960
Coronation Street
TV ShowDec 9, 1960

Coronation Street

Coronation Street (often referred to as Corrie) is a British soap …
Coronation Street (often referred to as Corrie) is a British soap opera created by Granada Television and shown on ITV since 9 December 1960. The programme centres on Coronation Street in Weatherfield, a fictional town based on inner-city Salford. In the show's fictional history, the street was built in 1902 and named in honour of the coronation of King Edward VII.
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Danger Man
TV ShowSep 11, 1960

Danger Man

Danger Man (retitled Secret Agent in the United States, and …
Danger Man (retitled Secret Agent in the United States, and Destination Danger and John Drake in other non-UK markets) is a British television series that was broadcast between 1960 and 1962, and again between 1964 and 1968. The series featured Patrick McGoohan as secret agent John Drake. Ralph Smart created the programme and wrote many of the scripts. Danger Man was financed by Lew Grade's ITC Entertainment.
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1958
Blue Peter
TV ShowOct 16, 1958

Blue Peter

Blue Peter is a British children's television programme that …
Blue Peter is a British children's television programme that was first broadcast in 1958. The programme, which has had continuous seasons since it was first aired, is now the longest-running children's TV show in the world. It was broadcast mainly from BBC Television Centre in London until September 2011, when the programme moved North to dock10 studios at MediaCityUK in Salford, Greater Manchester. It is currently shown live on the CBBC television channel.
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The Moonraker
MovieMay 22, 1958

The Moonraker

After the battle of Worcester at the end of the Civil War, the …
After the battle of Worcester at the end of the Civil War, the main aim of Oliver Cromwell's Commonwealth is to capture Charles Stuart. The future king's escape depends on the intrepid Earl of Dawlish, who as the Moonraker has already spirited away many Royalists. Dawlish travels to the Windwhistle Inn on the south coast to prepare the escape, where he meets Anne Wyndham, the fiancée of a top Roundhead colonel.
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1956
The Condemned
MovieAug 21, 1956

The Condemned

Sir Sean Connery at his blistering best. He dies at the end. …
Sir Sean Connery at his blistering best. He dies at the end. Maybe, I don't want to spoil it. Mongoose.
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1955
Richard III
MovieDec 13, 1955

Richard III

Richard's military skills have helped to put his older brother …
Richard's military skills have helped to put his older brother Edward on the throne of England. But jealousy and resentment cause Richard to seek the crown for himself, and he conceives a lengthy and carefully calculated plan using deception, manipulation, and outright murder to achieve his goal. His plotting soon has tumultuous consequences, both for himself and for England.
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The Adventures of Robin Hood
TV ShowSep 25, 1955

The Adventures of Robin Hood

The Adventures of Robin …
The Adventures of Robin Hood is a British television series comprising 143 half-hour, black and white episodes broadcast weekly between 1955 and 1959 on ITV. It starred Richard Greene as the outlaw Robin Hood, and Alan Wheatley as his nemesis, the Sheriff of Nottingham. The show followed the legendary character Robin Hood and his band of merry men in Sherwood Forest and the surrounding vicinity. While some episodes dramatised the traditional Robin Hood tales, most were original dramas created by the show's writers and producers.
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Michael Troughton
ChildMarch 1955

Michael Troughton

Michael Troughton (born 2 March 1955) is an English actor, …
Michael Troughton (born 2 March 1955) is an English actor, writer, and teacher. He is the son of actor Patrick Troughton (known as the Second Doctor in Doctor Who in the 1960s) and the younger brother of David Troughton.
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1954
The Black Knight
MovieAug 26, 1954

The Black Knight

As a blacksmith John can't hope to win the hand of Linet, …
As a blacksmith John can't hope to win the hand of Linet, daughter of the Earl of Yeonil. Off he goes to prove himself a noble knight. He makes himself a suit of armor with a winged chicken helmet and runs around fighting for King Arthur as the Black Knight. Evil doings include plots by visiting kings and a Druid sacrificial ceremony at Stonehenge.
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1951
White Corridors
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MovieJun 12, 1951

White Corridors

The scene is Yeoman's Hospital, set in the English Midlands, …
The scene is Yeoman's Hospital, set in the English Midlands, soon after the NHS was founded. Sophie Dean, a young and gifted surgeon, is torn between her love for pathologist Dr Neil Mariner, and a prestigous post in London. Mariner's research is on penicillin-resistant infection, and whilst drawing blood from a young boy with septicaemia, he inadvertently infects himself. The boy dies, and Neil becomes seriously ill - his experimental serum might save him, and he asks Sophie to give him the serum if there is no other hope - but if she does,she could be charged with manslaughter if Neil dies. Fortunately he is saved, and Sophie decides her future is with Neil. The film is by turns humorous, moving and dramatic with superb attention to detail. It is the archetype of medical dramas right up to the present day.
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The Franchise Affair
MovieFeb 20, 1951

The Franchise Affair

Michael Denison plays a lawyer investigating kidnapping …
Michael Denison plays a lawyer investigating kidnapping charges against Dulcie Gray. Based on a novel of Josephine Tey.
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1950
The Woman with No Name
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MovieOct 1, 1950

The Woman with No Name

A young woman with …
A young woman with amnesia finds herself in London during the second world war. She falls in love and marries a Polish man in the R.A.F. He gets killed and then a crippled man comes to her and says she is his wife. She goes with him to his mansion and her bedroom door is a panelled door. Slowly she remembers her husband was cruel to her after his accident, but she falls in love with him again and regains her memory.
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Treasure Island
MovieJun 22, 1950

Treasure Island

Enchanted by the idea of locating treasure buried by Captain …
Enchanted by the idea of locating treasure buried by Captain Flint, Squire Trelawney, Dr. Livesey and Jim Hawkins charter a sailing voyage to a Caribbean island. Unfortunately, a large number of Flint's old pirate crew are aboard the ship, including Long John Silver.
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David Troughton
ChildJune 1950

David Troughton

David Troughton (born 9 June 1950) is an English actor, …
David Troughton (born 9 June 1950) is an English actor, known for his Shakespearean roles on the British stage and for his many roles on British television, including Dr Bob Buzzard in A Very Peculiar Practice and Ricky Hansen in New Tricks.
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Chance of a Lifetime
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MovieApr 24, 1950

Chance of a Lifetime

Story centers around the difficulties and conflicts between labor …
Story centers around the difficulties and conflicts between labor and management on a farm-implement factory in post-WWII England. Dickens, after being bombarded again by, Baxter, the leading grouser in the worker ranks, blurts out the wish that some of them had his job in order to realize how hard it is. Taking the remark as a challenge, the workers elect Stevens and Morris to assume the management role. For a short while, everything runs smoothly but the mistakes made by the new "management" team leads to the workers once again becoming disgruntled with management.
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1949
Badger's Green
MovieFeb 28, 1949

Badger's Green

A village cricket match begins to assume Homeric proportions.
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1948
Hamlet
MovieMay 6, 1948

Hamlet

William Shakespeare's tale of tragedy of murder and …
William Shakespeare's tale of tragedy of murder and revenge in the royal halls of medieval Denmark. Claudius, brother to the King, conniving with the Queen, poisons the monarch and seizes the throne, taking the widowed Gertrude for his bride. Hamlet, son of the murdered King, mournful of his father's death and mother's hasty marriage, is confronted by the ghost of the late King who reveals the manner of his murder. Seeking revenge, Hamlet re-creates the monstrous deed in a play with the help of some travelling actors to torment the conscience of the evil Claudius. In a visit with his mother, Hamlet expresses his anger and disappointment concerning her swiftly untimed marriage. Thinking a concealed spy in his mother's chamber to be the lurking Claudius, he mistakenly kills the meddling counselor, Polonius, father of Ophelia and Laertes. Claudius, on the pretext that Hamlet will be endangered by his subjects for the murder of Polonius, sends the Prince to England.
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Escape
MovieMar 23, 1948

Escape

A convict sentenced to three years for killing a detective …
A convict sentenced to three years for killing a detective escapes from a prison and goes on the run aided by a local girl.
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R.U.R.
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MovieMar 4, 1948

R.U.R.

A story of robots leading a revolution against their …
A story of robots leading a revolution against their human creators. It explored dehumanization through technology and the failure of a technologically driven utopia.
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1947
Joanna Troughton
Child1947

Joanna Troughton

Joanna Troughton is a writer and illustrator.
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1920
Patrick Troughton
BirthMarch 1920

Patrick Troughton

Patrick Troughton was born.
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