British Film Character Actors: Great Names and Memorable Moments

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Rowman & Littlefield, 1982 - Character actors and actresses - 208 pages
This informed, highly readable account of 65 great British cinema character actors recalls such highlights of film history as Alec Guiness's obdurate commanding officer in The Bridge on the River Kwai, the chilling screen presence of Peter Cushing, and the hilarious bungling of Ian Carmichael in I'm All Right Jack.
 

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Contents

Harry Andrews
7
Richard Attenborough
10
Stanley Baker
14
Ian Bannen
17
Alfie Bass
19
Alan Bates
21
Robert Beatty
24
Reginald Beckwith
27
Gordon Jackson
109
Sidney James
112
Lionel Jeffries
115
Bernard Lee
118
Christopher Lee
121
Herbert Lom
124
Malcolm McDowell
127
James Mason
129

Ian Carmichael
29
George Cole
31
Tom Courtenay
34
Michael Craig
36
Peter Gushing
39
Maurice Denham
43
Anton Diffring
46
Denholm Elliott
48
Peter Finch
51
Albert Finney
55
Bryan Forbes
56
Harry Fowler
61
John Gielgud
63
Nigel Green
65
John Gregson
68
Kenneth Griffith
71
Alec Guinness
74
Richard Harris
77
Laurence Harvey
81
Jack Hawkins
85
Stanley Holloway
90
Michael Hordern
92
Donald Houston
95
Trevor Howard
98
Raymond Huntley
103
Wilfrid Hyde White
106
Michael Medwin
134
John Mills
138
Kenneth More
142
Robert Morley
145
Laurence Olivier
148
Peter OToole
154
Cecil Parker
156
Leslie Phillips
160
Donald Pleasence
163
Dennis Price
165
Basil Radford
169
Ralph Richardson
171
James Robertson Justice
174
Peter Sellers
177
Robert Shaw
181
Ronald Shiner
183
Alastair Sim
185
TerryThomas
188
Richard Todd
191
Peter Ustinov
194
Jack Warner
198
Richard Wattis
200
Naunton Wayne
202
Acknowledgements
204
Index
205
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