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London Films
London Films
London Films
Productions is a British film and television production company founded in 1932 by Alexander Korda
Alexander Korda
and from 1936 based at Denham Film Studios
Denham Film Studios
in Buckinghamshire, near London. The company's productions included The Private Life of Henry VIII
The Private Life of Henry VIII
(1933), Things to Come (1936), Rembrandt (1936), and The Four Feathers (1939). The facility at Denham was taken over in 1939 by Rank and merged with Pinewood to form D & P Studios. The outbreak of war necessitated that The Thief of Bagdad (1940) was completed in California, although Korda's handful of American-made films still had Big Ben
Big Ben
for their opening corporate logo.[1] After a restructuring of Korda's UK operations in the late 1940s, London Films
London Films
were now made at Shepperton
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Laurence Olivier
Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM (/ˈkɜːr ɒˈlɪvieɪ/; 22 May 1907 – 11 July 1989) was an English actor and director who, along with his contemporaries Ralph Richardson
Ralph Richardson
and John Gielgud, dominated the British stage of the mid-20th century. He also worked in films throughout his career, playing more than fifty cinema roles. Late in his career, he had considerable success in television roles. His family had no theatrical connections, but Olivier's father, a clergyman, decided that his son should become an actor. After attending a drama school in London, Olivier learned his craft in a succession of acting jobs during the late 1920s. In 1930 he had his first important West End success in Noël Coward's Private Lives, and he appeared in his first film. In 1935 he played in a celebrated production of Romeo and Juliet alongside Gielgud and Peggy Ashcroft, and by the end of the decade he was an established star
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Moscow Nights (film)
This film is not to be confused with the very popular Russian Song Moscow NightsMoscow NightsDirected by Anthony AsquithProduced by Alexis GranowskyWritten by Erich Seipmann Anthony AsquithBased on an unpublished novel by Pierre BenoîtStarring Laurence Olivier Penelope Dudley-Ward Harry BaurMusic by Muir MathiesonCinematography Philip TannuraEdited by Francis D. LyonProduction companyDenham Films London Film ProductionsDistributed by General Film Distributors (UK)Release date6 November 1935 (London) (UK)Running time100 minutesCountry United KingdomMoscow Nights (released as I Stand Condemned in the United States) is a 1935 British drama film directed by Anthony Asquith and starring Laurence Olivier, Penelope Dudley-Ward and Harry Baur
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Cash (1933 Film)
Cash is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Zoltan Korda and starring Edmund Gwenn, Wendy Barrie
Wendy Barrie
and Robert Donat.[1] It was made by Alexander Korda's London Film Productions.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 References 4 Bibliography 5 External linksPlot[edit] A businessman on the brink of bankruptcy struggles to keep his company afloat. Cast[edit] Edmund Gwenn
Edmund Gwenn
- Edmund Gilbert Wendy Barrie
Wendy Barrie
- Lilian Gilbert Robert Donat
Robert Donat
- Paul Martin Morris Harvey - Meyer Lawrence Grossmith
Lawrence Grossmith
- Joseph Clifford Heatherley - Hunt Hugh E. Wright - Jordan Anthony Holles - InspectorReferences[edit]^ British Film InstituteBibliography[edit]Kulik, Karol. Alexander Korda: The Man Who Could Work Miracles
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The Girl From Maxim's
The Girl from Maxim's
The Girl from Maxim's
is a 1933 British musical comedy film directed by Alexander Korda
Alexander Korda
and starring Frances Day, Leslie Henson, Lady Tree and Stanley Holloway.[
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The Private Life Of The Gannets
The Private Life of the Gannets is a 1934 British short documentary film, directed by Julian Huxley, about a colony of Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus) on the small rocky island of Grassholm, off the coast of Wales
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The Private Life Of Don Juan
Private
Private
or privates may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Literature 3 Film and television 4 Other uses 5 See alsoMusic[edit]"In Private", by Dusty Springfield from the 1990 album Reputation Private
Private
(band), a Denmark-based band "Private" (song), b
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Shepperton
Shepperton
Shepperton
is a suburban town in the borough of Spelthorne, in the county of Surrey
Surrey
in England, 15 miles (24 km) south west of Charing Cross, London, bounded by the Thames to the south and much of the east and which is in the north-west bisected by the M3 motorway. Shepperton
Shepperton
is equidistant between the towns of Chertsey
Chertsey
and Sunbury-on-Thames. Shepperton
Shepperton
is mentioned in a document of 959 AD and in the Domesday Book, where it was an agricultural village. In the early 19th century resident writers and poets included Haggard, Peacock, Meredith and Shelley, allured by the Thames beside which they and other wealthy residents lived, painted at Walton Bridge
Walton Bridge
here in 1754 by Canaletto
Canaletto
and in 1805 by Turner
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Big Ben
Big Ben
Big Ben
is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster
Westminster
in London[1] and is usually extended to refer to both the clock and the clock tower.[2][3] The official name of the tower in which Big Ben
Big Ben
is located was originally the Clock Tower, but it was renamed Elizabeth Tower in 2012 to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II. The tower was designed by Augustus Pugin
Augustus Pugin
in a neo-gothic style. When completed in 1859, it was, says horologist Ian Westworth, "the prince of timekeepers: the biggest, most accurate four-faced striking and chiming clock in the world".[4] It stands 315 feet (96 m) tall, and the climb from ground level to the belfry is 334 steps. Its base is square, measuring 39 feet (12 m) on each side. Dials of the clock are 23 feet (7.0 m) in diameter
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Sanders Of The River
Sanders of the River
Sanders of the River
is a 1935 British film directed by the Hungarian-British director, Zoltán Korda, based on the stories of Edgar Wallace. It is set in British Nigeria. The lead Nigerian characters were played by African-Americans Paul Robeson
Paul Robeson
and Nina Mae McKinney.The film proved a significant commercial and critical success, giving Korda the first of his four nominations for Best Film at the Venice Film Festival.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Paul Robeson
Paul Robeson
disowns the film 4 Reception 5 Other versions 6 References 7 External linksPlot[edit] Sanders (Leslie Banks) is a British colonial District Commissioner in Colonial Nigeria. He tries to rule his province fairly, including the various tribes comprising the Peoples of the River. He is regarded with respect by some and with fear by others, among whom he is referred to as "Sandi" and "Lord Sandi"
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Men Are Not Gods
Men Are Not Gods
Men Are Not Gods
is a 1936 British film starring Miriam Hopkins
Miriam Hopkins
and co-starring Gertrude Lawrence, Sebastian Shaw and Rex Harrison. It was a success in the UK when released largely due to the popularity of the two female stars Hopkins and Lawrence. This also brought to attention the talents of Rex Harrison
Rex Harrison
who made his breakthrough into Hollywood not too long after this film. Gertrude Lawrence, although not so much a movie actress, was at the peak of her stage career when this film was released and her performance was praised.Contents1 Plot summary 2 Cast 3 References 4 External linksPlot summary[edit]This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it. (August 2013)In London, critic Mr. Skeates dictates a scathing review of Edmund Davey, the lead actor debuting in the play Othello, to his secretary, Ann Williams
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Strange Evidence
Strange Evidence (also known as Dance of the Witches, and Wife in Pawn) is a 1933 British crime film directed by Robert Milton, produced by Alexander Korda
Alexander Korda
and written by Lajos Bíró
Lajos Bíró
and Miles Malleson. Starring Leslie Banks, George Curzon, Carol Goodner
Carol Goodner
and Frank Vosper, it is a film made by Alexander Korda's London Film Productions
London Film Productions
at British and Dominions Imperial Studios, Elstree with art direction by R.Holmes Paul.[1][2][3]Contents1 Premise 2 Cast 3 Reception 4 ReferencesPremise[edit] A promiscuous wife prefers a love affair with her cousin to caring for her sick husband, while also fighting off the advances of her lust crazed brother-in-law
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Return Of The Scarlet Pimpernel
The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel
Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel
is a 1937 British thriller film directed by Hanns Schwarz and starring Barry K. Barnes, Sophie Stewart, Margaretta Scott
Margaretta Scott
and James Mason.[1] It is a sequel to the 1934 film The Scarlet Pimpernel
The Scarlet Pimpernel
based on the stories by Baroness Emmuska Orczy. France, 1794. Citizen Chauvelin lays a trap for his long-standing nemesis Sir Percy Blakeney
Sir Percy Blakeney
(Barry K. Barnes) by kidnapping his wife (Sophie Stewart).[2]Contents1 Plot summary 2 Cast 3 References 4 External linksPlot summary[edit] The Scarlet Pimpernel, Sir Percy Blakeney, decides not to go back to France for a year after having promised this to his beloved wife, Lady Blakeney
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The Squeaker (1937 Film)
The Squeaker is a 1937 British crime film directed by William K. Howard and starring Edmund Lowe, Sebastian Shaw and Ann Todd.[1] Edmund Lowe reprised his stage performance in the role of Inspector Barrabal.[2] It is based on the novel The Squeaker by Edgar Wallace. The Squeaker is underworld slang for informer.[3] The film is sometimes known by its U.S. alternative title Murder on Diamond Row.[3]Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Critical reception 4 References 5 External linksPlot[edit] London's thieves are at the mercy of a super fence, who is in on every big jewellery robbery in the city. If the thieves won't split the loot with him, 'The Squeaker' shops them to the Police
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South Riding (film)
South Riding is a 1938 British drama film directed by Victor Saville and produced by Alexander Korda, starring Edna Best, Ralph Richardson, Edmund Gwenn
Edmund Gwenn
and Ann Todd.[1] A squire becomes involved in local politics.[2] It was the film debut of a 15-year-old Glynis Johns.[3] It is based on the novel South Riding by Winifred Holtby. The BBC produced a TV adaptation in 2011.[4]Contents1 Cast 2 Critical reception 3 References 4 External linksCast[edit] Edna Best
Edna Best
as Sarah Burton Ralph Richardson
Ralph Richardson
as Robert Carne Edmund Gwenn
Edmund Gwenn
as Alfred Huggins Ann Todd
Ann Todd
as Madge Carne Marie Lohr
Marie Lohr
as Mrs. Beddows Milton Rosmer as Alderman Snaith John Clements as Joe Astell Edward Lexy
Edward Lexy
as Mr
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Production Company
A production company or a production house provides the physical basis for works in the realms of the performing arts, new media art, film, television, radio, and video.Contents1 Tasks and functions 2 Type2.1 Book to film unit2.1.1 Background 2.1.2 History3 Operation and profit 4 Staffing, funds, and equipment 5 Production 6 Other details 7 Deals 8 See also 9 ReferencesTasks and functions[edit] The production company may be directly responsible for fundraising for the production or may accomplish this through a parent company, partner, or private investor. It handles budgeting, scheduling, scripting, the supply with talent and resources, the organization of staff, the production itself, post-production, distribution, and marketing.[1] Production companies are often either owned or under contract with a media conglomerate, film studio, entertainment company, or Motion Picture Company, who act as the production company's partner or parent company
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