Orry-Kelly

Died: 1964

Highlighted works

  • Harvey

    Harvey

    Amiable drunk James Stewart befriends an invisible six-foot-tall rabbit in this classic Hollywood charmer, which wittily explores society’s attitudes to those who don’t conform.

  • An American in Paris

    A dazzling musical classic with Leslie Caron and Gene Kelly, hinging on a love triangle.

  • Some Like It Hot

    Some Like It Hot

    On the run from Chicago mobsters, two musicians don drag to join an all-girl jazz band fronted by Sugar Kane (Marilyn Monroe) in Billy Wilder’s hugely popular comedy.

  • Casablanca

    Casablanca

    Everybody comes to Rick’s bar, including expat Rick’s (Humphrey Bogart) former lover Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman), in one of Hollywood’s most-loved romantic melodramas.

  • Arsenic and Old Lace

    Arsenic and Old Lace

    Cary Grant is panic-stricken when he suspects his seemingly sweet spinster aunts harbours a dark secret, in Frank Capra’s uncharacteristic foray into twisted farce.

  • The Maltese Falcon

    The Maltese Falcon

    First-time director John Huston made a star of Humphrey Bogart with this early example of film noir, adapted from Dashiell Hammett’s 1930 detective novel.

  • Oklahoma!

    Wonderful Rodgers and Hammerstein musical about two friends caught in love triangles.

Filmography

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top