Margaret Rutherford

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Hideout in the Alps (1936)
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A forger returns to his family when he leaves jail vowing to go straight. Although approached by an... (84 mins.)
Director: Bernard Vorhaus
 
2.
Talk of the Devil (1936)
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A ruthless businessman tries to steal his brother's successful shipping company. He hires a gifted mimic... (76 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
 
3.
Beauty and the Barge (1937)
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A young girl is engaged to a man she doesn't love, and rather than marry him she decides to flee the situation altogether. She is helped by a crusty old barge captain. (77 mins.)
Director: Henry Edwards
 
4.
Catch As Catch Can (1937)
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A story of smuggling and jewel thieves on board a liner. (71 mins.)
Director: Roy Kellino
 
5.
Missing, Believed Married (1937)
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A heiress discovers during her engagement that the man she is about to marry is a fortune-hunting fraud... (66 mins.)
 
6.
Have You Brought Your Music? (1938 TV Movie)
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(25 mins.)
 
7.
Spring Meeting (1938 TV Movie)
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(70 mins.)
Director: John Gielgud
 
8.
Quiet Wedding (1941)
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A young couple become engaged, but enjoy a number of comedic adventures before their wedding day. (80 mins.)
Director: Anthony Asquith
 
9.
Three Wise Brides (1941)
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A young man's mother wants him to marry a wealthy heiress, but the man falls in love with the girl's sister. (93 mins.)
 
10.
Yellow Canary (1943)
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A woman wrongfully accused of being a Nazi sympathizer is forced to move to Halifax, a city in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. (95 mins.)
Director: Herbert Wilcox
 
11.
Adventure for Two (1943)
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Ivan Kouznetsoff, a Russian engineer, recounts during World War II his stay in England prior to the... (114 mins.)
Director: Anthony Asquith
 
12.
Her Man Gilbey (1944)
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While Lady Christabel Beauclark, a bird fancier, is scurrying about demanding certain territorial rights for British birds from other countries... (89 mins.)
Director: Harold French
 
13.
Blithe Spirit (1945)
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Charles and his second wife, Ruth, are haunted by the spirit of his first wife, Elvira. Medium Madame Arcati tries to help things out by contacting the ghost. (96 mins.)
Director: David Lean
 
14.
The Importance of Being Earnest (1946 TV Movie)
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In 1890s London, two friends use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") for their on-the-sly activities. Hilarity ensues. (90 mins.)
 
15.
Meet Me at Dawn (1947)
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A young man makes his living in Paris in 1900 by fighting duels on behalf of other parties. He is hired... (99 mins.)
 
16.
While the Sun Shines (1947)
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Lady Elisabeth Randall is an English Air Force corporal during World War II. She is on her way to marry her fiancé when she finds herself being romanced by two different men. (90 mins.)
Director: Anthony Asquith
 
17.
Miranda (1948)
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A young married physician discovers a mermaid, and gives into her request to be taken to see London. Comedy and romantic entanglements ensue soon after. (80 mins.)
Director: Ken Annakin
 
18.
Passport to Pimlico (1949)
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Residents of a part of London declare independence, when they discover an old treaty. This leads to the need for a 'Passport to Pimlico'. (84 mins.)
Director: Henry Cornelius
 
19.
The Happiest Days of Your Life (1950)
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Chaos ensues for staff and students alike when an all-boys and an all-girls school are amalgamated into one. (81 mins.)
Director: Frank Launder
 
20.
The Taming of Dorothy (1950)
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While casing a bank he intends to rob, tough-gangster Leo discovers that Antonio, a meek, mild clerk in the bank is his exact double... (79 mins.)
Director: Mario Soldati
 
21.
The Magic Box (1951)
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A chronicle of the life of William Friese-Greene, a British inventor and early pioneer in cinema. (118 mins.)
Director: John Boulting
 
22.
Curtain Up (1952)
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In a small town in the 1950's a repertory company meets on Monday morning to start rehearsing the following week's play... (81 mins.)
Director: Ralph Smart
 
23.
Castle in the Air (1952)
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The near-bankrupt Earl of Locharne must contend with a government agent trying to requisition his ancestral Scottish castle, as well as a beautiful American woman who wants to buy the place - to say nothing of the resident ghost. (89 mins.)
Director: Henry Cass
 
24.
The Importance of Being Earnest (1952)
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When Algernon discovers that his friend, Ernest, has created a fictional brother for whenever he needs a reason to escape dull country life, Algernon poses as the brother, resulting in ever increasing confusion. (95 mins.)
Director: Anthony Asquith
 
25.
Miss Robin Hood (1952)
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Henry Wrigley is happy writing stories for a children's' comic. Then he meets Miss Honey, who encourages him to go into minor crime. (76 mins.)
Director: John Guillermin
 
26.
Innocents in Paris (1953)
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A selection of passengers catch the plane from London for an early 1950's weekend in Paris. The Scotsman in his kilt... (102 mins.)
Director: Gordon Parry
 
27.
Trouble in Store (1953)
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Norman is working in the stock room of a large London department store, but he has ambition (doesn't he always !!)... (85 mins.)
 
28.
The Runaway Bus (1954)
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When heavy fog prevents all aircraft from leaving London airport, a group of passengers take an airline bus to get them to an alternative airport... (78 mins.)
Director: Val Guest
 
29.
Mad About Men (1954)
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Flirtatious mermaid Miranda swaps places with a schoolteacher who has gone on holiday. All is well until she falls in love with a human. (90 mins.)
Director: Ralph Thomas
 
30.
Aunt Clara (1954)
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A wealthy old man dies and leaves his holdings--including a brothel and a gambling den, racing greyhounds... (84 mins.)
Director: Anthony Kimmins
 
31.
An Alligator Named Daisy (1955)
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Peter Weston is engaged to Vanessa Colebrook, the daughter of a wealthy businessman. On a journey home... (88 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
32.
Big Time Operators (1957)
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A young couple inherits a debt-ridden old movie theater, appropriately nicknamed "The Flea Pit," and the three eccentric senior citizens who work there. (80 mins.)
Director: Basil Dearden
 
33.
Just My Luck (1957)
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Norman works in a jewellers workshop and fantasises (in the nicest way) about meeting the window dresser across the road from his workshop... (86 mins.)
 
34.
Farewell, Farewell, Eugene (1959 TV Movie)
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Two reclusive sisters send greeting cards to the outside world through their cousin, for which they make money that goes into a fund to visit their brother in Africa. (40 mins.)
 
35.
I'm All Right Jack (1959)
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A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labour union. (105 mins.)
Director: John Boulting
 
36.
The Day After Tomorrow (1960 TV Movie)
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TV play centering around pensioner Amy Carr and her day-to-day life and character and her budding friendship with old seaman Peter O'Connor. (60 mins.)
 
37.
On the Double (1961)
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At the time of the Invasion of Normandy, an American soldier is asked to impersonate a British General in order to confuse the Nazi spies and assassins in London. (92 mins.)
 
38.
Murder She Said (1961)
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When Miss Marple reports witnessing a murder through the window of a passing train, the police dismiss her as a dotty spinster when no trace of the crime can be found. (87 mins.)
Director: George Pollock
 
39.
The V.I.P.s (1963)
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Fog delays a group of travelers headed for New York. They wait at the V.I.P. lounge of London Airport, each at a moment of crisis in his or her life. (119 mins.)
Director: Anthony Asquith
 
40.
The Mouse on the Moon (1963)
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A tiny country persuades the Americans and Soviets that they're starting a space program, when they really just want some money for new plumbing. (82 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
 
41.
Murder at the Gallop (1963)
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When a wealthy old man appears to have been "frightened to death" by a cat, Miss Marple suspects one of his four relatives, all heirs to his estate, of his murder. (81 mins.)
Director: George Pollock
 
42.
Murder Most Foul (1964)
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When Miss Marple joins a theatrical company after a blackmailer is murdered, several members of the troupe are also dispatched by this mysterious killer. (90 mins.)
Director: George Pollock
 
43.
Murder Ahoy (1964)
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After Miss Marple is made a trustee of a merchant marine training vessel, a fellow trustee is poisoned, and ship's officers are later murdered after she comes on board. (93 mins.)
Director: George Pollock
 
44.
The Stately Ghosts of England (1965 TV Movie)
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A documentary-style tv programme made by NBC where Margaret Rutherford and her husband Stringer Davis visit three so-called haunted mansions. (50 mins.)
 
45.
Chimes at Midnight (1965)
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The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413. (119 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
 
46.
A Countess from Hong Kong (1967)
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In Hong Kong, the wealthy Ogden Mears is traveling in a transatlantic and is near to be assigned Saudi... (120 mins.)
Director: Charles Chaplin
 
47.
Arabella (1967)
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Virna Lisi is at her peak using her womanly wiles to seduce Terry-Thomas (in multiple roles) to aid her debt-ridden grandmother, Margaret Rutherford. (105 mins.)
Director: Mauro Bolognini
 
48.
The Wacky World of Mother Goose (1967)
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Animated feature film based on Charles Perrault's stories and nursery rhymes. It features Humpty Dumpty, The Old Woman Who Lives in a Shoe, and the Crooked Man. (81 mins.)
Director: Jules Bass