Charles Williams

Born: 1893, London
Died: 1978

Highlighted works

  • Blackmail

    Blackmail

    A woman kills a man in self-defence but falls victim to a blackmailer in Alfred Hitchcock's thriller, made in both silent and sound versions.

  • The 39 Steps

    The 39 Steps

    Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock perfected his favourite thriller set-up – the innocent man on the run – with this adaptation of John Buchan’s classic adventure novel.

  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    Deborah Kerr and Roger Livesy star in this wondrous British Technicolor classic – one of cinema’s greatest studies of ‘Englishness’.

  • The Way to the Stars

    The Way to the Stars

    Anthony Asquith directs a Terence Rattigan screenplay in this classic, which explores marriage in an age when death was just around the corner.

  • 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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