Most Rated Titles With Brian Desmond Hurst
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2. Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)
Approved | 123 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
At the height of the Roman Civil War, a young Cleopatra meets a middle-aged Julius Caesar, who teaches her how to rule Egypt.
3. Malta Story (1953)
97 min | Drama, History, War
In World War II, the island of Malta, strategically located and vital to supply lines in the Mediterranean Sea, is fiercely attacked by the Germans, but staunchly defended by the British.
5. The Lion Has Wings (1939)
76 min | Drama, War
Alexander Korda's bit for the British war effort shows the world both at peace and on the verge of Nazi domination. Spliced together to form a documentary-style movie of both newsreel and ... See full summary »
8. Simba (1955)
Not Rated | 99 min | Adventure, Drama
A European family in East Africa finds itself caught up in an uprising by local black Africans against their white colonial masters. Based on the Mau-Mau rebellion in Kenya in the early 1950s.
10. The Black Tent (1956)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, War, Romance
In the African desert, a British soldier romances the native chief's daughter and helps the tribe fight off a Nazi attack.
12. His and Hers (1961)
90 min | Comedy
Returned from North Africa, a British novelist is at odds with his wife when she insists on dividing the house and the domestic chores and he goes mad when she starts writing his biography and flirting with his publisher.
13. Dangerous Exile (1957)
Not Rated | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
During the French Revolution, a French nobleman saves the 10-year-old son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette from the guillotine with the help of an English woman.
16. The Gay Lady (1949)
Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
In the 1890s, Trottie True moves from bit theatre parts to stardom, and from balloonist Sid Skinner to more prominent men. Later on, she wonders if Sid wasn't better after all, and seeks to... See full summary »
17. The Playboy of the Western World (1963)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy
A quiet little village, and especially a pretty young woman, falls under the spell of a charming, somewhat roguish stranger who suddenly appears one day.
20. The Tenth Man (1936)
68 min | Drama
George Winters is a self-made man, a wealthy unscrupulous businessman and M.P. for Middlepool who has married into the impoverished nobility for reasons of status. But when his wife ... See full summary »
22. Prison Without Bars (1938)
72 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Suzanne, Renee, Nina and Marta all hate being in prison, being slapped and treated badly, and so all the girls are trying to escape. Madame Appel just causes chaos all the time, with her ... See full summary »
23. Sensation (1936)
54 min | Crime, Drama
Future Connecticut governor John Lodge stars in the British crime drama Sensation. Lodge plays a hotshot reporter who devotion to his job is messing up his private life. Despite warnings ... See full summary »
24. Glamorous Night (1937)
Approved | 61 min | Drama, Music
A gypsy settlement in a small kingdom is on land believed to contain oil reserves. The kingdom's prime minister plots to overthrow the king--whose mistress is a beautiful gypsy girl--and seize power, and the oil fields, for himself.
28. The Hundred Pound Window (1944)
84 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An accountant is forced by circumstances to take a job at the racetrack. He is working at the betting window when he is drawn into a gang of criminals and their illegal schemes.
29. A Call for Arms! (1940)
The Call for Arms is a 1940 British propaganda short film, directed by Brian Desmond Hurst and starring Jean Gillie and Rene Ray. The film was commissioned by the Ministry of Information ... See full summary »
30. Riders to the Sea (1935)
40 min | Short
In this story of Western Ireland, the most famous work of Irelands greatest dramatist JOHN MILLINGTON SYNGE is brought to the screen by Ulsters greatest film director BRIAN DESMOND HURST. ... See full synopsis »