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British Lion Films

Index British Lion Films

British Lion Films is a film production and distribution company active under several forms since 1919. [1]

60 relations: A Doll's House (1973 Losey film), Academy Awards, Alexander Korda, At the Earth's Core (film), Boulting brothers, Carlton-Browne of the F.O., Chance of a Lifetime (1950 film), Conduct Unbecoming (film), Controlling interest, Daleks – Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D., Don't Look Now, Dr. Who and the Daleks, Elizabeth of Ladymead, EMI, Endless Night (1972 film), Expresso Bongo, Film distributor, Filmography, Frank Launder, Geordie (film), Gone to Earth (film), He Who Rides a Tiger, Heavens Above!, I'm All Right Jack, I, Monster, In Which We Serve, London Films, Lord of the Flies (1963 film), Melody (1971 film), National Film Finance Corporation, Nickelodeon (film), Noël Coward, Outcast of the Islands, Powell and Pressburger, Production company, Ransom (1974 film), Receivership, Shepperton Studios, Sidney Gilliat, Spring in Park Lane, The Bridal Path (film), The Constant Husband, The Elusive Pimpernel, The Entertainer (film), The Fallen Idol (film), The Family Way, The Girl on a Motorcycle, The Great St Trinian's Train Robbery, The Happiest Days of Your Life, The Internecine Project, ..., The Land That Time Forgot (1975 film), The Man Who Fell to Earth, The Small Back Room, The Tales of Hoffmann (film), The Third Man, The Wicker Man, The Wicker Tree, The Wooden Horse, They Who Dare, World War II. Expand index (10 more) »

A Doll's House (1973 Losey film)

A Doll's House is a 1973 Franco-British drama film directed by Joseph Losey, based on the play of the same name by Henrik Ibsen.

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Academy Awards

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.

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Alexander Korda

Sir Alexander Korda (born Sándor László Kellner, 16 September 1893 – 23 January 1956), BFI Screenonline.

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At the Earth's Core (film)

At the Earth's Core is a 1976 British-American fantasy-science fiction film produced by Britain's Amicus Productions.

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Boulting brothers

John Edward Boulting (21 December 1913 – 17 June 1985) and Roy Alfred Clarence Boulting (21 December 1913 – 5 November 2001), known collectively as the Boulting brothers, were English filmmakers and identical twins who became known for their popular series of satirical comedies in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Carlton-Browne of the F.O.

Carlton-Browne of the F.O. (U.S. title: Man in a Cocked Hat) is a 1959 British comedy film made by the Boulting Brothers.

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Chance of a Lifetime (1950 film)

Chance of a Lifetime is a 1950 British film starring, produced, co-written and directed by Bernard Miles.

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Conduct Unbecoming (film)

Conduct Unbecoming is a 1975 British drama film, an adaptation of the Barry England play Conduct Unbecoming, first staged in 1969.

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Controlling interest

A controlling interest is an ownership interest in a corporation with enough voting stock shares to prevail in any stockholders' motion.

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Daleks – Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D.

Daleks – Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. is a 1966 British science fiction film directed by Gordon Flemyng and written by Milton Subotsky, and the second of two films based on the British science-fiction television series Doctor Who.

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Don't Look Now

Don't Look Now (A Venezia...) is a 1973 independent British-Italian film directed by Nicolas Roeg.

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Dr. Who and the Daleks

Dr.

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Elizabeth of Ladymead

Elizabeth of Ladymead is a 1948 British Technicolor drama film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Anna Neagle, Hugh Williams, Isabel Jeans and Bernard Lee.

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EMI

EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.

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Endless Night (1972 film)

Endless Night is a 1972 British horror and crime film directed by Sidney Gilliat and starring Hayley Mills, Britt Ekland, Per Oscarsson, Hywel Bennett and George Sanders.

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Expresso Bongo

Expresso Bongo ia a 1958 West End musical and a satire of the music industry.

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Film distributor

A film distributor is responsible for the marketing of a film.

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Filmography

A filmography is a list of films related by some criteria.

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Frank Launder

Frank Launder (28 January 1906 – 23 February 1997) was a British writer, film director and producer, who made more than 40 films, many of them in collaboration with Sidney Gilliat.

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Geordie (film)

Geordie (released in the United States as Wee Geordie) is a 1955 British film directed and co-produced by Frank Launder, with Bill Travers in the title role as a Scotsman who becomes an athlete and competes at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.

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Gone to Earth (film)

Gone to Earth (1950) is a British Technicolor film by the director-writer team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.

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He Who Rides a Tiger

He Who Rides a Tiger is a 1965 British crime drama directed by Charles Crichton, and starring Tom Bell and Judi Dench,.

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Heavens Above!

Heavens Above! is a 1963 British satirical comedy film starring Peter Sellers, directed by John and Roy Boulting, who also co-wrote along with Frank Harvey, from an idea by Malcolm Muggeridge.

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I'm All Right Jack

I'm All Right Jack is a 1959 British comedy film directed and produced by John and Roy Boulting from a script by Frank Harvey, John Boulting and Alan Hackney based on the novel Private Life by Hackney.

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I, Monster

I, Monster is a 1971 British horror film directed by Stephen Weeks (his feature debut) for Amicus Productions.

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In Which We Serve

In Which We Serve is a 1942 British patriotic war film directed by Noël Coward and David Lean.

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London Films

London Films Productions is a British film and television production company founded in 1932 by Alexander Korda and from 1936 based at Denham Film Studios in Buckinghamshire, near London.

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Lord of the Flies (1963 film)

Lord of the Flies is a 1963 British drama film, based on William Golding's novel of the same name about 30 schoolboys who are marooned on an island where they become savages.

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Melody (1971 film)

Melody is a 1971 British film directed by Waris Hussein about puppy love.

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National Film Finance Corporation

The National Film Finance Corporation (NFFC) was a film funding agency in the United Kingdom which operated from 1949 until it was wound up in 1985.

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Nickelodeon (film)

Nickelodeon is a 1976 comedy film directed by Peter Bogdanovich, and stars Ryan O'Neal, Burt Reynolds and Tatum O'Neal.

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Noël Coward

Sir Noël Peirce Coward (16 December 189926 March 1973) was an English playwright, composer, director, actor and singer, known for his wit, flamboyance, and what Time magazine called "a sense of personal style, a combination of cheek and chic, pose and poise".

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Outcast of the Islands

Outcast of the Islands is a 1951 film directed by Carol Reed based on Joseph Conrad's novel An Outcast of the Islands.

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Powell and Pressburger

The British film-making partnership of Michael Powell (1905–1990) and Emeric Pressburger (1902–1988)—together often known as The Archers, the name of their production company—made a series of influential films in the 1940s and 1950s.

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Production company

A production company, production house, or production studio is a company that produces performing arts, new media art, film, television, radio, comics, interactive arts, video games, websites, and videos.

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Ransom (1974 film)

Ransom, known as The Terrorists in some countries, is a 1974 Eastmancolor film starring Sean Connery and Ian McShane and directed by Finnish director Caspar Wrede.

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Receivership

In law, receivership is a situation in which an institution or enterprise is held by a receiver—a person "placed in the custodial responsibility for the property of others, including tangible and intangible assets and rights"—especially in cases where a company cannot meet financial obligations or enters bankruptcy.

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Shepperton Studios

Shepperton Studios is a film studio located in Shepperton, Surrey, England with a history dating back to 1931.

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Sidney Gilliat

Sidney Gilliat (15 February 1908 – 31 May 1994) was an English film director, producer and writer.

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Spring in Park Lane

Spring in Park Lane is a 1948 British romantic comedy film directed by Herbert Wilcox.

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The Bridal Path (film)

The Bridal Path is a 1959 British comedy film directed by Frank Launder and starring Bill Travers, George Cole and Bernadette O'Farrell.

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The Constant Husband

The Constant Husband is a 1955 British comedy film, directed by Sidney Gilliat and starring Rex Harrison, Margaret Leighton, Kay Kendall, Cecil Parker, George Cole and Raymond Huntley.

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The Elusive Pimpernel

The Elusive Pimpernel is a 1950 British period adventure film by the British-based director-writer team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, based on the novel The Scarlet Pimpernel (1905) by Baroness Emmuska Orczy.

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The Entertainer (film)

The Entertainer is a 1960 drama film directed by Tony Richardson, based on the stage play of the same name by John Osborne.

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The Fallen Idol (film)

The Fallen Idol (also known as The Lost Illusion) is a 1948 film directed by Carol Reed and based on the short story "The Basement Room", by Graham Greene.

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The Family Way

The Family Way is a 1966 British comedy-drama film based on Bill Naughton's play All in Good Time (1963).

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The Girl on a Motorcycle

The Girl on a Motorcycle (French: La motocyclette), also known as Naked Under Leather, is a 1968 British-French film starring Alain Delon and Marianne Faithfull and featuring Roger Mutton, Marius Goring and Catherine Jourdan.

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The Great St Trinian's Train Robbery

The Great St.

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The Happiest Days of Your Life

The Happiest Days of Your Life is a 1950 British comedy film directed by Frank Launder, based on the play by John Dighton.

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The Internecine Project

The Internecine Project is a 1974 British espionage thriller film written by Mort W. Elkind, Barry Levinson, and Jonathan Lynn, directed by Ken Hughes and starring James Coburn and Lee Grant.

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The Land That Time Forgot (1975 film)

The Land That Time Forgot is a 1975 British-American fantasy/adventure film based upon the 1924 novel The Land That Time Forgot by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

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The Man Who Fell to Earth

The Man Who Fell to Earth is a 1976 British science fiction film directed by Nicolas Roeg and written by Paul Mayersberg, based on Walter Tevis's 1963 novel of the same name, about an extraterrestrial who crash lands on Earth seeking a way to ship water to his planet, which is suffering from a severe drought.

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The Small Back Room

The Small Back Room, released in the United States as Hour of Glory, is a 1949 film by the British producer-writer-director team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger starring David Farrar and Kathleen Byron and featuring Jack Hawkins and Cyril Cusack.

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The Tales of Hoffmann (film)

The Tales of Hoffmann is a 1951 British Technicolor film adaptation of Jacques Offenbach's opera The Tales of Hoffmann, written, produced and directed by the team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger working under the umbrella of their production company, The Archers.

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The Third Man

The Third Man is a 1949 British film noir directed by Carol Reed and written by Graham Greene.

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The Wicker Man

The Wicker Man is a 1973 British mystery horror film directed by Robin Hardy.

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The Wicker Tree

The Wicker Tree is a 2011 horror film written and directed by British filmmaker Robin Hardy.

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The Wooden Horse

The Wooden Horse is a 1950 British Second World War war film starring Leo Genn, David Tomlinson and Anthony Steel.

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They Who Dare

They Who Dare is a 1954 Second World War war film directed by Lewis Milestone and starring Dirk Bogarde, Denholm Elliott and Akim Tamiroff.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Lion_Films

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