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Academy Award was a CBS radio anthology series which presented 30-minute adaptations of plays, novels or films.
An aerial tramway, sky tram, cable car, ropeway or aerial tram is a type of aerial lift which uses one or two stationary ropes for support while a third moving rope provides propulsion.
Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.
Claude Austin Trevor (7 October 1897 – 22 January 1978) was a Northern Irish actor who had a long career in film and television.
Arthur Basil Radford (25 June 1897, Chester – 20 October 1952, Westminster, London) was an English character actor who featured in many British films of the 1930s and 1940s.
Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc (BD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.
Charles Vernon France (30 June 1868 in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire – 13 April 1949 in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire), usually credited as C. V. France, was a British actor.
Sir Carol Reed (30 December 1906 – 25 April 1976) was an English film director best known for Odd Man Out (1947), The Fallen Idol (1948) and The Third Man (1949).
Charters and Caldicott started out as two supporting characters in the 1938 Alfred Hitchcock film The Lady Vanishes.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
The damsel-in-distress, persecuted maiden, or princess in jeopardy is a classic theme in world literature, art, film and video games.
Dartford is the principal town in the Borough of Dartford, Kent, England.
DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.
Edward Black (18 August 1900, Birmingham - 30 November 1948, London) was an English film producer, best known for being head of production at Gainsborough Studios in the late 1930s and early 1940s, during which time he oversaw production of the Gainsborough melodramas.
Eliot Makeham (22 December 1882 – 8 February 1956), sometimes credited as Eliott Makeham or Elliot Makeham, was an English film and television actor.
Sir Felix Edward Aylmer Jones, OBE (21 February 1889 – 2 September 1979), known as Felix Aylmer, was an English stage actor who also appeared in the cinema and on television.
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.
Frederick Valk (10 June 1895 – 23 July 1956) was a German-born Jewish stage and screen actor of Czech Jewish descent who fled to the United Kingdom in the late 1930s to escape Nazi persecution, and subsequently became a naturalised British citizen.
The German occupation of Czechoslovakia (1938–1945) began with the German annexation of Czechoslovakia's northern and western border regions, formerly being part of German-Austria known collectively as the Sudetenland, under terms outlined by the Munich Agreement.
The Gestapo, abbreviation of Geheime Staatspolizei (Secret State Police), was the official secret police of Nazi Germany and German-occupied Europe.
Gordon Wong Wellesley (8 December 1894 – 1980) was an Australian-born screenwriter and writer of Chinese descent.
Internment is the imprisonment of people, commonly in large groups, without charges or intent to file charges, and thus no trial.
Irene Handl (27 December 1901 – 29 November 1987) was an English character actress who appeared in over a hundred British films.
James Harcourt (born 20 April 1873 in Headingley, Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire) was an English character actor.
Kenneth Kent (20 April 1892 - 17 November 1963), sometimes Keneth Kent, was an English actor.
Kino International is a film and video distributor, founded by Bill Pence in 1977.
This is a list of films set on trains.
Louis Levy (20 November 1894 – 18 August 1957) was an English film composer and music director, who worked in particular on Alfred Hitchcock and Will Hay films.
Margaret Lockwood, CBE (15 September 1916 – 15 July 1990), was an English actress.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (initialized as MGM or hyphenated as M-G-M, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or simply Metro, and for a former interval known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, or MGM/UA) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.
Michael Wood is professor emeritus of English at Princeton University.
Morland Graham (8 August 1891 – 8 April 1949) was a British film actor.
Naunton Wayne (22 June 1901 – 17 November 1970), was a British character actor, born Henry Wayne Davies in Llanwonno, Glamorgan, Wales.
Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
The National Socialist German Workers' Party (abbreviated NSDAP), commonly referred to in English as the Nazi Party, was a far-right political party in Germany that was active between 1920 and 1945 and supported the ideology of Nazism.
Otto Kanturek (27 July 1897, Vienna – 26 June 1941, Cawston, Norfolk) was an Austrian cameraman, cinematographer and film director.
Paul Henreid (10 January 1908 – 29 March 1992) was an Austrian-born American actor and film director.
PopMatters is an international online magazine of cultural criticism that covers many aspects of popular culture.
USS ''Texas'' A postmark is a postal marking made on a letter, package, postcard or the like indicating the date and time that the item was delivered into the care of the postal service.
Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey.
Robert Dearing, usually credited as R. E. Dearing (1893 - February 1968, Hillingdon), was an English film editor.
Horace Raymond Huntley (23 April 1904 – 15 June 1990) was an English actor who appeared in dozens of British films from the 1930s to the 1970s.
A review aggregator is a system that collects reviews of products and services (such as films, books, video games, software, hardware and cars).
Sir Reginald Carey Harrison (5 March 1908 – 2 June 1990), known as Rex Harrison, was an English actor of stage and screen.
Roland Joseph Culver, OBE (31 August 1900 – 1 March 1984) was an English stage, film, and television actor.
Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
The Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), commonly known as MI6, is the foreign intelligence service of the government of the United Kingdom, tasked mainly with the covert overseas collection and analysis of human intelligence (HUMINT) in support of the UK's national security.
Sidney Gilliat (15 February 1908 – 31 May 1994) was an English film director, producer and writer.
Slant Magazine is an American online publication that features reviews of movies, music, TV, DVDs, theater, and video games, as well as interviews with actors, directors, and musicians.
A stock character is a stereotypical fictional character in a work of art such as a novel, play, or film, whom audiences recognize from frequent recurrences in a particular literary tradition.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
The Criterion Collection, Inc. (or simply Criterion) is an American home video distribution company which focuses on licensing "important classic and contemporary films" and selling them to film aficionados.
The Lady Vanishes is a 1938 British mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Margaret Lockwood and Michael Redgrave.
Thriller film, also known as suspense film or suspense thriller, is a broad film genre that involves excitement and suspense in the audience.
A train station, railway station, railroad station, or depot (see below) is a railway facility or area where trains regularly stop to load or unload passengers or freight.
U-boat is an anglicised version of the German word U-Boot, a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
The Video Home System (VHS) is a standard for consumer-level analog video recording on tape cassettes.
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.
Frank Wyndham Goldie (5 July 1897 – 26 September 1957) was an English actor.
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, doing business as 20th Century Fox, is an American film studio currently owned by 21st Century Fox.