Most Popular Titles With Christopher Isherwood
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1. A Single Man (2009)
R | 99 min | Drama
An English professor, one year after the sudden death of his boyfriend, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960s Los Angeles.
2. Cabaret (1972)
PG | 124 min | Drama, Musical
A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them.
3. The Great Sinner (1949)
Approved | 110 min | Drama
A young writer goes to Wiesbaden to write about gambling and gamblers, only to ultimately become a compulsive gambler himself. Losing all his wealth, as well as his moral fibre, he commits ... See full summary »
4. Christopher and His Kind (2011 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
In 1931 budding author Christopher Isherwood goes to Berlin at the invitation of his friend W. H. Auden for the gay sex that abounds in the city. Whilst working as an English teacher his ... See full summary »
5. Rich and Famous (1981)
R | 117 min | Drama
Liz and Merry Noel become friends as college roommates and their friendship endures over the years. Liz becomes a respected "serious" novelist. Merry Noel marries, has a daughter and writes... See full summary »
6. The Loved One (1965)
122 min | Comedy
Satire on the funeral business, in which a young British poet goes to work at a Hollywood cemetery.
7. Frankenstein: The True Story (1973 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 185 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A more psychological telling of the Mary Shelley story has a different kind of monster...
9. Cabaret (1993 TV Movie)
106 min | Musical, Drama
A straight film of the stage show which as far as I know was only shown once. Young American writer goes to Berlin at a time Nazis were emerging. Meets Sally Bowles at the Kit Kat club... ... See full summary »
10. Forever and a Day (1943)
104 min | Drama, History
During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he mets Susan Trimble who lives in the house and who is strictly against ... See full summary »
Writers: Charles Bennett, Alan Campbell, Norman Corwin, C.S. Forester, Peter Godfrey, Jack Hartfield, Lawrence Hazard, Sig Herzig, James Hilton, Michael Hogan, Christopher Isherwood, Emmet Lavery, W.P. Lipscomb, Gene Lockhart, Frederick Lonsdale, Alice Duer Miller, R.C. Sherriff, Donald Ogden Stewart, John Van Druten, Claudine West, Keith Winter | Directors: Edmund Goulding, Cedric Hardwicke, Frank Lloyd, Victor Saville, Robert Stevenson, Herbert Wilcox, René Clair | Stars: George Kirby, Doreen Munroe, May Beatty, Connie Leon
11. MGM Parade (1955–1956)
The original concept of the show was to allow the viewer to see the inner workings of a movie studio and featured interviews with MGM stars and explanations of how movies were made. Later, ... See full summary »
12. I Am a Camera (1955)
98 min | Drama
In the early thirties, aspiring writer Christopher Isherwood, living in Berlin, meets the vivacious, penniless singer Sally Bowles. They develop a platonic relationship while Sally has a wild time spending other peoples money.
13. The Sailor from Gibraltar (1967)
91 min | Drama, Romance
Alan, after quarreling with his girlfriend Sheila, becomes intrigued by Anna, a mysterious widow who's searching for a sailor she had known many years before. Alan and Anna begin the search... See full summary »
14. Rage in Heaven (1941)
Approved | 85 min | Drama, Thriller
Old friends Ward and Phillip both become smitten with Phillip's mother's attractive young secretary Stella. But Stella marries Phillip and stands by him as his behavior becomes more and ... See full summary »
23. A Stravinsky Portrait (1966 TV Movie)
55 min | Documentary, Music
This documentary follows composer and conductor Igor Stavinsky at his home in California, in London, and in Hamburg where he conducts an orchestra rehearsal. Includes conversations with a ... See full summary »
24. Prater Violet
Drama | Announced
Christopher Isherwood must work with temperamental Austrian film director Fredreich Bergmann on Prater Violet, as Bergmann's family is threatened by the Nazi putsch in Austria, but the studio insists the film is more important.
Christopher Isherwood: A Born Foreigner
Documentary about author Christopher Isherwood, in which he is interviewed about his life and work and which features extracts from films of his novels and stories.
MGM Parade (1955–1956)
Host George Murphy, who has been told that most Latin dances are flirtation set to music, presents one of the most flirtatious ever put on screen, from The Kissing Bandit (1948), featuring ... See full summary »
Writers: John Erskine, David Greggory, John Briard Harding, Christopher Isherwood, Isobel Lennart, John Nesbitt | Directors: Laslo Benedek, Leslie Fenton, David Miller, Jacques Tourneur | Stars: George Murphy, Cyd Charisse, Ann Miller, Ricardo Montalban