The History Boys (2006) Poster


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The Mikado (1939)
"Diffidence or shyness," a phrase spoken by Richard Griffiths' character, is from the song "The Sun Whose Rays" from Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado," of which this is the first film version with all the music.
Juarez (1939)
black and white poster in classroom
In Which We Serve (1942)
poster in classroom
Gilda (1946)
poster in classroom
All About Eve (1950)
A photograph of Bette Davis as Margo Channing is on the classroom wall.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)
poster in classroom
Carry On Sergeant (1958)
"There's nothing on the 'Carry On' films."

Referenced in 

'Gavin & Stacey': How It Happened (2007) (Video)
Referenced by name
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Graham Norton Show: Lily Allen/Dominic Cooper/Miriam Margolyes (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Miriam Margolyes
Wimbledon: 2016: Day 2, Part 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Clare Balding.
Talking with Chris Hardwick: James Corden (2017) (TV Episode)
James Corden talks about the stage play while a still from the film is shown.

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: Episode dated 25 November 2006 (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown for the review.
Alan Bennett at 80: Bennett Meets Hytner (2014) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
The EE British Academy Film Awards (2015) (TV Special)
Clip shown.


Now, Voyager (1942)
One of the scenes which the boys act out in front of Hector in the classroom is the end to 'Now Voyager' (with Timms and Lockwood playing Bette Davis and Paul Henreid).
Brief Encounter (1945)
In one scene, two characters act out the end of the movie.

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