Irene Handl

Born: 27 December 1901, London
Died: 29 November 1987, London

Highlighted works

  • I'm All Right Jack

    I'm All Right Jack

    Factory bosses’ scheming greed and their employees’ stubborn self-interest collide in this satire on the British at work and on strike.

  • The Italian Job

    The Italian Job

    Spectacular automotive stunt work, Michael Caine’s stellar presence and a jocular overall tone have made this otherwise standard heist picture a favourite with British audiences.

  • Brief Encounter

    Brief Encounter

    Turbulent passion and middle-class restraint combine in uniquely English style when a married woman falls for a doctor she meets at a railway station.

  • Great Day

    A visit to a small English village by Mrs Roosevelt provides the catalyst for the women to pull together.

  • Millions Like Us

    A heartwarming/heartbreaking story of a young woman sent to an arms factory in the Midlands.

  • Night Train to Munich

    Night Train to Munich

    Margaret Lockwood and Rex Harrsion star in this wartime thriller directed by Carol Reed.

  • English without Tears

    A lady who finds herself in service to her ex-servant in this comedy, scripted by Terrence Rattigan and starring Penelope Dudley-Ward.

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