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Joan Greenwood


Films to Rent

Whisky Galore!Whisky Galore! (1949)
Dir. Alexander Mackendrick
Feat. Joan Greenwood
When villagers on a dry Scottish isle 'rescue' a cargo of shipwrecked whiskey, a classic Ealing comedy ensues. Generous doses of sly humour help this…
Man in the White SuitMan in the White Suit (1951) Recommended
Dir. Alexander Mackendrick
Feat. Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Cecil Parker
Lab–worker Alec Guinness invents a fabric that never wears out or gets dirty, only to have it suppressed by industry and unions alike. More…
Importance of Being EarnestImportance of Being Earnest (1952) Recommended
Dir. Anthony Asquith
Feat. Michael Redgrave, Michael Denison, Dame Edith Evans
Screen version of Oscar Wilde's brilliant comedy of manners starring a host of British stage thesps.
October Man, TheOctober Man, The (1960)
Dir. Roy Ward Baker
Feat. John Mills, Joan Greenwood, Edward Chapman
Atmospheric pot–boiler in which John Mills plays an amnesiac accused of murder who fights to prove his innocence, apprehend the murderer and…
Mysterious IslandMysterious Island (1961) Recommended
Dir. Cy Endfield
Feat. Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood, Michael Callan
Robust adventure yarn finds a group of Yankee soldiers escaping a Confederate jail using a hot air balloon during the American Civil War. After…
Tom JonesTom Jones (1963) Recommended
Dir. Tony Richardson
Feat. Albert Finney, Susannah York, Hugh Griffith
Albert Finney inhabits the randy trou of Tom Jones, a wild and reckless young man with an eye for the ladies. A lavishly produced Oscar winner,…
Moon Spinners, TheMoon Spinners, The (1964)
Feat. Hayley Mills, Eli Wallach, Peter McEnery
A Hitchcockian thriller for the younger set from Disney in which a young girl (Hayley Mills) becomes involved in a jewel theft in Crete.
Water Babies, TheWater Babies, The (1978)
Dir. Lionel Jeffries
Feat. James Mason, Bernard Cribbins, Billie Whitelaw
The children's classic by Charles Kingsley, given a sterling treatment by its English cast and some nifty animation. A young chimney sweep finds…
Girls on Top (TV Series)Girls on Top (TV Series) (1984-1985)
Feat. Dawn French, Tracey Ullman, Jennifer Saunders
Dawn French gets more than she bargained for in recruiting three cantankerous roommates in order to accord the rent on her Chelsea flat. Among the…
Little Dorrit (TV Mini-Series)Little Dorrit (TV Mini-Series) (1987) Recommended
Dir. Christine Edzard
Feat. Alec Guinness, Derek Jacobi, Joan Greenwood
Exemplary, all–star reworking of the Charles Dickens' classic in two parts. The first, "Nobody's Fault", is told from Arthur Clennam's (Derek…

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