A.W. Watkins

Born: 1 December 1895, Worcestershire
Died: February 1970, Stoke Poges, Bucks.

Highlighted works

  • Perfect Strangers

    Deborah Kerr co-stars in Alexander Korda’s movie about the transformative powers of conscription.

  • Unpublished Story

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

  • Dangerous Moonlight

    An American reporter falls for a Polish pilot and pianist in this Blitz-set romance.

  • '......one of our aircraft is missing'

    Powell and Pressburger adventure thriller about a bomber crew trapped in occupied Holland.

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    Stanley Kubrick took science fiction cinema in a grandly intelligent new direction with this epic story of man’s quest for knowledge.

  • The Gentle Sex

    This unlikely UK box office smash from 1943 has a fabulous all-female cast.

  • Goodbye, Mr. Chips

    Goodbye, Mr. Chips

    Robert Donat won an Oscar for best actor as the long-serving classics master in this sentimental saga of public-school duty and devotion.

  • Miss Grant Goes to the Door

    Miss Grant Goes to the Door

    The ever-present fear of invasion or infiltration by spies is addressed in this dramatised story, which offers a practical guide to identifying the enemy.

  • Westward Ho!

    Westward Ho!

    Westward Ho! is a punchy yet touching film about the evacuation of city children to rural areas during World War II.

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