Harry Miller

Born: 5 October 1904, Hampstead, London
Died: 23 October 1992, Gloucestershire

Highlighted works

  • Henry V

    Henry V

    Conceived as a wartime morale-booster, Laurence Olivier’s groundbreaking reimagining of Shakespeare combines cinematic sweep with patriotic fervour.

  • Yellow Canary

    There’s romance among spies in this thrilling drama starring Anna Neagle as a Nazi sympathiser.

  • Great Day

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

  • Genevieve

    Genevieve

    A fun comedy about the London to Brighton vintage car rally.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Demi-Paradise

    Penelope Dudley-Ward and Laurence Olivier star in this mix of propaganda and romantic comedy.

  • 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.

  • A Man for All Seasons

    A Man for All Seasons

    Lord Chancellor Sir Thomas More falls foul of King Henry VIII in Fred Zinnemann’s Oscar-winning adaptation of Robert Bolt’s stage success.

  • Hamlet

    Hamlet

    Laurence Olivier triumphed as actor and director in this stark and imposing screen adaptation of Shakespeare’s drama of tragic uncertainty.

  • Perfect Strangers

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

  • Goldfinger

    Goldfinger

    Agent 007 drinks, gambles, womanises – and uncovers a fiendish conspiracy masterminded by gold bullion dealer Auric Goldfinger.

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