Anthony Havelock-Allan

Born: 28 February 1904, Darlington Co Durham
Died: 11 January 2003, London

Highlighted works

  • Great Expectations

    Great Expectations

    The orphan and the spinster, the marshland and the metropolis: Dickens’s vivid characters and locales receive the breath of cinematic life in David Lean’s cherished adaptation.

  • Ryan's Daughter

    Ryan's Daughter

    Despite a harsh critical response at the time of its release, Ryan’s Daughter is a triumph of sensual storytelling by David Lean.

  • Unpublished Story

    Valerie Hobson stars in this unusual mix of screwball comedy, conspiracy thriller and battle of the sexes.

  • Meet Me Tonight

    A compendium of three Noël Coward-penned stories that cover music hall mayhem, suburban suffering and a romp on the Riviera.

  • This Man in Paris

    A 22-year-old Valerie Hobson is luminous in this comedy thriller.

  • In Which We Serve

    In Which We Serve

    In this wartime tribute to the courage of the British Navy, Noël Coward traces turbulent experiences across the ranks on an ill-fated destroyer.

  • 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.

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