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The 8th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1955, honored the best films of 1954. [1]

69 relations: A Time Out of War, About Mrs. Leslie, Audrey Hepburn, Bread, Love and Dreams, Brenda de Banzie, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Carrington V.C. (film), Cornell Borchers, David Kossoff, David Lean, David Niven, Dial M for Murder, Doctor in the House, Donald Wolfit, England, Eric Ambler, Eva Marie Saint, Executive Suite, For Better, for Worse (1954 film), Fredric March, Gate of Hell (film), George Tabori, Gina Lollobrigida, Grace Kelly, Hobson's Choice (1954 film), How to Marry a Millionaire, Jack Whittingham, James Stewart, John Mills, José Ferrer, Judy Holliday, Kenneth More, Knave of Hearts (film), Lease of Life, London, Maggie McNamara, Margaret Leighton, Marlon Brando, Maurice Denham, Neville Brand, Nicholas Phipps, Noelle Middleton, Odeon Leicester Square, On the Waterfront, Phffft, Rear Window, Renato Castellani, René Clément, Riot in Cell Block 11, Robert Donat, ..., Robin Estridge, Robinson Crusoe (1954 film), Romeo and Juliet (1954 film), Sabrina (1954 film), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Shirley Booth, Svengali (1954 film), The Caine Mutiny (film), The Divided Heart, The Glenn Miller Story, The Maggie, The Moon Is Blue, The Purple Plain, The Wages of Fear, The Young Lovers (1954 film), William Rose (screenwriter), Wynyard Browne, Yvonne Mitchell, 1954 in film. Expand index (19 more) »

A Time Out of War

A Time Out of War is a 1954 American short war film directed by Denis Sanders.

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About Mrs. Leslie

About Mrs.

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Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn (born Audrey Kathleen Ruston; 4 May 192920 January 1993) was a British actress, model, dancer and humanitarian.

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Bread, Love and Dreams

Bread, Love and Dreams (Pane, amore e fantasia) is a 1953 Italian romantic comedy film directed by Luigi Comencini.

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Brenda de Banzie

Brenda Doreen Mignon de Banzie (28 July 1909 – 5 March 1981) was a British actress of stage and screen (some sources mistakenly quote 1915 as her year of birth).

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British Academy of Film and Television Arts

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image – film, television and game in the United Kingdom.

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Carrington V.C. (film)

Carrington V.C. is a 1954 legal drama released by Kingsley-International Pictures starring David Niven and Margaret Leighton.

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Cornell Borchers

Gerlind Cornell Borchers (16 March 1925 – 12 May 2014) was a German actress and singer, active in the late 1940s and 1950s.

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David Kossoff

David Kossoff (24 November 1919 – 23 March 2005) was a British actor.

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David Lean

Sir David Lean, CBE (25 March 190816 April 1991) was an English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, responsible for large-scale epics such as The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965) and A Passage to India (1984).

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David Niven

James David Graham Niven (1 March 1910 – 29 July 1983) was an English actor, memoirist and novelist.

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Dial M for Murder

Dial M for Murder is an American crime mystery film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings and John Williams.

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Doctor in the House

Doctor in the House is a 1954 British comedy film directed by Ralph Thomas and produced by Betty Box.

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Donald Wolfit

Sir Donald Wolfit, CBE (20 April 1902 – 17 February 1968) was an English actor-manager, known for his touring wartime productions of Shakespeare.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Eric Ambler

Eric Clifford Ambler OBE (28 June 1909 – 22 October 1998) was an influential British author of thrillers, in particular spy novels, who introduced a new realism to the genre.

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Eva Marie Saint

Eva Marie Saint (born July 4, 1924) is an American actress.

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Executive Suite

Executive Suite is a 1954 American MGM drama film directed by Robert Wise and written by Ernest Lehman, based on the novel of the same name by Cameron Hawley.

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For Better, for Worse (1954 film)

For Better, for Worse is a 1954 British comedy film directed by J. Lee Thompson.

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Fredric March

Fredric March (born Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel; August 31, 1897 – April 14, 1975) was an American actor, regarded as "one of Hollywood's most celebrated, versatile stars of the 1930s and 40s."Obituary Variety, April 16, 1975, page 95.

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Gate of Hell (film)

is a 1953 Japanese jidaigeki film directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa.

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George Tabori

George Tabori (24 May 1914 – 23 July 2007) was a Hungarian writer and theater director.

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Gina Lollobrigida

Luigina "Gina" Lollobrigida (born 4 July 1927) is an Italian actress, photojournalist and sculptor.

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Grace Kelly

Grace Patricia Kelly (November 12, 1929September 14, 1982) was an American film actress who became Princess of Monaco after marrying Prince Rainier III, in April 1956.

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Hobson's Choice (1954 film)

Hobson's Choice is a 1954 British romantic comedy film directed by David Lean.

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How to Marry a Millionaire

How to Marry a Millionaire is a 1953 American romantic comedy film directed by Jean Negulesco and written and produced by Nunnally Johnson.

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Jack Whittingham

Jack Whittingham (2 August 1910 - 3 July 1972) was a British playwright and screenwriter.

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James Stewart

James Maitland Stewart (May 20, 1908July 2, 1997) was an American actor and military officer who is among the most honored and popular stars in film history.

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John Mills

Sir John Mills, (born Lewis Ernest Watts Mills, 22 February 190823 April 2005) was an English actor who appeared in more than 120 films in a career spanning seven decades.

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José Ferrer

José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón (January 8, 1912 – January 26, 1992), known as José Ferrer, was a Puerto Rican actor and theatre and film director.

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Judy Holliday

Judy Holliday (Born Judith Tuvim, June 21, 1921 – June 7, 1965) was an American actress, comedian, and singer.

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Kenneth More

Kenneth Gilbert More, CBE (20 September 1914 – 12 July 1982) was an English film and stage actor.

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Knave of Hearts (film)

Knave of Hearts is a 1954 film about the adventures of a French philanderer in Paris and London.

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Lease of Life

Lease of Life is a 1954 British film drama made by Ealing Studios and directed by Charles Frend.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Maggie McNamara

Marguerite "Maggie" McNamara (June 18, 1928 – February 18, 1978) was a stage, film, and television actress and model from the United States.

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Margaret Leighton

Margaret Leighton, CBE (26 February 1922 – 13 January 1976) was an English actress.

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Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando Jr. (April 3, 1924 – July 1, 2004) was an American actor and film director.

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Maurice Denham

William Maurice Denham, OBE (23 December 1909 – 24 July 2002) was an English character actor who was best known for his role as Mr Justice Steven Rawley in Porridge.

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Neville Brand

Neville Brand (born Lawrence Neville Brand; August 13, 1920 – April 16, 1992) was an American television and film actor.

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Nicholas Phipps

Nicholas Phipps (23 June 1913 – 11 April 1980) was a British actor and screenwriter who appeared in more than thirty films during a career that lasted between 1938 and 1970.

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Noelle Middleton

Evelyn Noelle Woodeson (née Middleton; 18 December 1926 – 30 January 2016) was an Irish actress and one of the first BBC television announcers.

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Odeon Leicester Square

The Odeon Leicester Square is a cinema which occupies the centre of the eastern side of Leicester Square in London, dominating the square with its huge black polished granite facade and high tower displaying its name.

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On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront is a 1954 American crime drama film directed by Elia Kazan, and written by Budd Schulberg.

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Phffft

Phffft is a 1954 black-and-white romantic comedy film starring Judy Holliday, Jack Lemmon, and Jack Carson, and features Kim Novak in a small but significant role.

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Rear Window

Rear Window is a 1954 American Technicolor mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and written by John Michael Hayes based on Cornell Woolrich's 1942 short story "It Had to Be Murder".

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Renato Castellani

Renato Castellani (4 September 1913 in Finale Ligure, Liguria - 28 December 1985 in Rome) was an Italian film director and screenwriter.

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René Clément

René Clément (18 March 1913 – 17 March 1996) was a French film director and screenwriter.

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Riot in Cell Block 11

Riot in Cell Block 11 is a 1954 film noir crime film directed by Don Siegel and starring Neville Brand, Emile Meyer, Frank Faylen, Leo Gordon and Robert Osterloh.

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Robert Donat

Friedrich Robert Donat (18 March 19059 June 1958) was an English film and stage actor.

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Robin Estridge

Robin Estridge, a.k.a. Robin York and Philip Loraine (1 May 1920 – 24 October 2002) was a British author of suspense fiction and screenwriter.

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Robinson Crusoe (1954 film)

Robinson Crusoe (Aventuras de Robinson Crusoe; also known as Adventures of Robinson Crusoe) is a 1954 Mexican film by director Luis Buñuel, based on the novel Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe.

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Romeo and Juliet (1954 film)

Romeo and Juliet is a 1954 film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play of the same name.

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Sabrina (1954 film)

Sabrina (Sabrina Fair/La Vie en Rose in the United Kingdom) is a 1954 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Billy Wilder, adapted for the screen by Wilder, Samuel A. Taylor, and Ernest Lehman from Taylor's play Sabrina Fair.

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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is a 1954 musical film, photographed in Ansco Color in the CinemaScope format.

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Shirley Booth

Shirley Booth (August 30, 1898October 16, 1992) was an American stage, film, radio and television actress.

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Svengali (1954 film)

Svengali is a 1954 British drama film directed by Noel Langley and starring Hildegard Knef, Donald Wolfit and Terence Morgan.

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The Caine Mutiny (film)

The Caine Mutiny is a 1954 American film.

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The Divided Heart

The Divided Heart is a black-and-white British film directed by Charles Crichton and released in 1954.

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The Glenn Miller Story

The Glenn Miller Story is a 1954 American film about the eponymous American band-leader, directed by Anthony Mann and starring James Stewart in their first non-western collaboration.

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The Maggie

The Maggie (released in the U.S. as High and Dry) is a 1954 British comedy film produced by Ealing Studios.

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The Moon Is Blue

The Moon Is Blue is a 1953 American romantic comedy film produced and directed by Otto Preminger and starring William Holden, David Niven, and Maggie McNamara.

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The Purple Plain

The Purple Plain, also known as Llanura Roja, is a 1954 British war film, directed by Robert Parrish, with Gregory Peck playing a Royal Canadian Air Force pilot serving in the Royal Air Force in the Burma Campaign in the closing months of the World War II, who is battling with depression after having lost his wife.

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The Wages of Fear

The Wages of Fear (Le salaire de la peur) is a 1953 French-Italian thriller film directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, starring Yves Montand, and based on the 1950 French novel Le salaire de la peur (lit. "The Salary of Fear") by Georges Arnaud.

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The Young Lovers (1954 film)

The Young Lovers (U.S. Chance Meeting) is a 1954 British Cold War romance drama, directed by Anthony Asquith and starring Odile Versois and David Knight.

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William Rose (screenwriter)

William Rose (August 31, 1918 – February 10, 1987) was an American screenwriter of British and Hollywood films.

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Wynyard Browne

Wynyard Barry Browne (6 October 1911 – 19 February 1964) was an English dramiatist and playwright.

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Yvonne Mitchell

Yvonne Mitchell (7 July 1915 – 24 March 1979) was an English stage, television and film actress.

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1954 in film

The year 1954 in film involved some significant events and memorable ones.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_British_Academy_Film_Awards

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