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Sir Michael Hordern


Astonished Heart, TheAstonished Heart, The (1950)
Dir. Terence Fisher, Antony Damborough
Feat. Sir Noel Coward, Celia Johnson, Margaret Leighton
Noel Coward stars in this adaptation of his play; a drawing–room melodrama about a married psychiatrist who unhappily succumbs to the wiles of…
Heart of the Matter, TheHeart of the Matter, The (1953)
Dir. George More O'Ferrall
Feat. Trevor Howard, Elizabeth Allan, Maria Schell
Solid adaptation of Graham Greene's bleak novel has Trevor Howard as a policeman in Sierra Leone tormented by his extra–marital affair.
Beachcomber, TheBeachcomber, The (1954)
Dir. Muriel Box
Feat. Glynis Johns, Robert Newton, Donald Sinden
Entertaining and deeply silly romantic yarn with prim missionary Johns falling for slovenly Newton as they team up to fight a cholera outbreak on a…
Spanish Gardener, TheSpanish Gardener, The (1956)
Dir. Philip Leacock
Feat. Dirk Bogarde, Sir Michael Hordern, Cyril Cusack
Curious father/son drama with Bogarde in the title role forming a close relationship with a young boy much to his father's envy. Narrative wise…
Windom's WayWindom's Way (1957)
Dir. Ronald Neame
Feat. Peter Finch, Mary Ure, Robert Flemyng
Malayan–set drama with Finch as a doctor – who along with his estranged wife – finds himself caught up in political turmoil that…
Sink the BismarckSink the Bismarck (1960)
Dir. Lewis Gilbert
Feat. Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Laurence Naismith
A no–nonsense depiction of the WW2 hunt by the British navy to destroy the German super–warship Bismarck. Conveying both the allied…
Spy Who Came in from the ColdSpy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)
Dir. Martin Ritt
Feat. Richard Burton, Oskar Werner, Claire Bloom
Stark yet gripping adaptation of John Le Carre's espionage novel. Richard Burton plays the dispossessed spy reluctantly engaged in the most dangerous…
Whistle and I'll Come to YouWhistle and I'll Come to You (1968) Aro Favourite
Dir. Jonathan Miller
Feat. Sir Michael Hordern
Possibly the finest of the BBC's M R James adaptations, this spooky tale concerns a closeted, sceptical professor (Hordern) whose seaside holiday…
Where Eagles DareWhere Eagles Dare (1969) Recommended
Dir. Brian G. Hutton
Feat. Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure
Exciting adaptation of Alistair MacLean's WW2 novel concerning British paratroopers rescue mission from an impregnable castle.
Futtocks EndFuttocks End (1969) Recommended
Dir. Bob Kellett
Feat. Ronnie Barker, Sir Michael Hordern, Roger Livesey
Bonafide comedy classic in the 'wordless' style of Eric Sykes, stars Ronnie Barker as a lecherous befuddled Army General who hosts a weekend…

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