poet, first Afro-American writer published in US American
Played Nora Charles opposite Peter Lawford in the 1950's TV series "The Thin Man"
â€œAdventures of Supermanâ€ (1952-53) TV
Based on the 1996 book 'Shiloh Season'
Director: Michael Radford. Also starred Tom Watson, Gianluca Favilla & Gregor Fisher. Won BAFTA Film Award
Director: Ken Annakin & Michael C. Chorlton. Also starred Margot Grahame, Raymond Huntley & Derek Bond
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Stewart Granger, Jean Kent & Margaretta Scott
Director: Walter Forde. Also starred Edward Chapman, Charles Oliver & Raymond Huntley
Romney Brent, Bernard Lee & Coral Browne
Director: Arthur Crabtree. Also starred Peter Glenville, John Stuart & Nancy Price
Director: Leslie Arliss. Also starred Stewart Granger, Harry Scott & Martita Hunt
Director: Frank Launder. Also starred Renee Houston, Reginald Purdell & Anne Crawford
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Raymond Lovell, Peter Glenville & Frederick Culley
Director: Mike Leigh. Also starred Claire Rushbrook, Marianne Jean-Baptiste & Elizabeth Berrington
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Also starred Edward Chapman, Miles Mander & Esme Percy
Director: Michael Powell. Also starred James Raglan, Thomas Weguelin & Carol Coobe
Director: Alexander Mackendrick. Also starred Godfrey Tearle, Mandy Miller & Marjorie Fielding. Plot: Mandy Garland (Miller) was born deaf and has been mute for all of her life. Her parents believe she is able to speak if she can only be taught and enroll her with a special teacher.
Director: Anthony Kimmins. Also starred Sam Wanamaker, Herbert Lom & Raymond Huntley. Plot: When well-off aircraft designer Denning (Mills) finds his daughter's current boyfriend is a nasty character he tries to buy him off...
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Herbert Lom, Muriel Pavlow & Noel Willman. Plot: A secret jet aircraft capable of traveling three times the speed of sound is being developed by a group of scientists secretly...
Director: E. Mason Hopper. Also starred Harry Myers, Sylvia Breamer & Paul Nicholson. Plot: Mabel (Prevost) catches her husband buying lingerie, and he won't explain who it's for. She divorces him, but later learns he was buying her an anniversary gift. She becomes determined to win him back.
Director: William A. O'Connor. Also starred Charles Sellon, Bruce Warren & Russell Hopton. Plot: A man known as The Drifter (Farnum) returns home to his cabin in the woods and winds up getting involved with an escaped convict, a gunfighter, lumber company rivals, mysterious family ties and murder.
Director: Dorothy Davenport & Melville Shyer. Also starred Ralph Lewis, Fletcher Norton & Mae Busch. Plot: A phony spiritualist hypnotizes the daughter of a wealthy banker in a scheme to swindle the banker out of his money. A reporter investigating the swami discovers the plot, determines to expose it.
Director: H. Bruce Humberstone. Also starred Eddie Collins, John 'Dusty' King. Plot: While Charlie (Toler) is distracted with the birth of his first grandchild, son Jimmy (Yung) impersonates his father in order to investigate a murder aboard a freighter in the harbor.
Director: Norman Foster. Also starred Slim Summerville, Kane Richmond & Pauline Moore. Plot: Mary Whitman (Moore), an old friend of Charlie's (Toler) in Reno for a divorce, finds herself accused of murdering the woman her husband planned to marry after the decree became final.
Director: Joseph Cates. Also starred Johnny Tillotson, Jayne Mansfield & Lauree Berger. Plot: Off the coast of Florida, a nearly-deserted island is rumored to have the fountain of youth. A boatload of teenage kids are headed there for a scavenger hunt.
Director: Guy Green. Also starred Glyn Houston, Patrick Jordan & Robert Ayres. Plot: A London police inspector is patrolling the river looking for smugglers, when he becomes attracted to a woman working as a ship's radio operator...
Also starring Miles Mander
American mystery writer of over 70 novels, d. 2008, age 104