Stewart Granger appeared as a leading figure in romantic films of the 1940s – 1060s. He rose to fame through Gainsborough melodramas. He made his debut on the big screen as an extra in the musical ‘The Song You Gave Me’ (1933).
After appearing in minor roles in a few movies he started working on stage and acted in plays like ‘The Courageous Sex and Victoria’, ‘The Millionaires’ and ‘The Apple Cart’.
He was seen in the lead role for the first time in ‘The Man in Grey’ (1943). His box office hits include ‘King Solomon’s Mines’ (1950), ‘Bhowani Junction’ (1956), ‘Last Hunt’ (1956), and ‘The Wild Geese’ (1978).
He received mixed reviews for his performances in ‘Blanche Fury’ and ‘Dead Lovers’ in 1948. Both movies failed at the box office. Stewart appeared in a number of European films and ended his career on the big screen with the movie ‘The Last Safari’ (1967), which was shot in Africa.
He later turned to television and appeared in the TV film ‘Any Second Now’ (1969). He also acted in a few television series like ‘Men From Shiloh’ and ‘The Hound of Baskervilles’ before retiring.
Sweet-natured, attractive Clarissa Richmond is chosen by heartless, Marquis of Rohan, as his bride only to provide him with an heir. When she meets old school friend, Hesther Shaw, who is a penurious actress in drama troupe, Clarissa brings her home. Envious of Clarissa’s riches, conniving Hesther plots to replace Clarissa as Rohan’s wife, and simultaneously, encourages Clarissa’s association with gentleman-turned-highwayman, Rokeby.
Waterloo Road is a drama film which tells the story of Jim Colte, a newly married railway worker who is reporting for military duty. When he learns that his wife Tillie is seeing Ted Purvis, a womanizer, he goes absent without leave and returns home to save his wife from the advances of Purvis. However, he must also evade the military police at the same time.
When Fanny returns home in 1880 after completing boarding school, she watches her father being killed by Lord Manderstoke; also, her mother dies soon thereafter. Fanny discovers that her family ran a bordello and her real father is a revered politician. When she meets him, she falls for his young advisor, Harry Somerford. However, Lord Manderstoke persists in creating trouble for her.
Based on true events of the 19th century Irish history. British landlord Captain Boycott of County Mayo extorts exorbitant high rents from his tenant farmers and enforces eviction on any lapse. Farmer Hugh Davin, inspired by President of Irish Land League Charles Parnell, organizes the oppressed farmers into a non-violent rebellion against the landowner by refusing to cooperate with him in any way.
Sailor, Joel Shore, along with his wife, Priscilla, go in search of his whale hunter brother Mark who has been lost at sea. When they find him, he has become desperate and evil. When Mark starts pursuing a romantic relationship with Priscilla, a vicious love triangle develops in the middle of a violent mutiny.
Entrusted with the care of his friend’s teenage daughter, a professional gambler sends his ward to an exclusive boarding school, from where she returns as a gorgeous lady, complicating his feelings about her. Aware of her distaste for gambling, he also hides his business from her; but there are others who are too willing to reveal it.
The Whole Truth is a crime drama mystery film which tells the story of a movie executive who becomes a suspect for the murder of a beautiful actress acting in his film, who is also his lover.
A retired British army official reminisces about the days when he was a colonel in charge of the British Army in Colonial India, fighting against the Indian freedom fighters.
Explorer Rian Mitchell is over the moon when he discovers the fabled emerald mines of the Conquistadors; however, before he can do anything, he is wounded by bandits. Catherine Knowland, owner of a coffee plantation, tends to his wound. He leaves and returns with his partner Vic Leonard to begin mining. However, the work is not smooth as Mitchell has to deal with multiple issues.
For a highly treacherous operation behind the enemy lines, the Allies recruit a group of 5 tough criminals against a promise of early pardon. Their mission is to rescue an Italian general held captive by the Nazis at a fortress in Dubrovnik. The felons collectively use their dark skills to achieve the impossible task. Can they succeed in this infiltration operation?
A professional art thief steals a religious painting from an Italian museum. He tries to cheat his partner by claiming the painting was destroyed in an accident. His partner gets suspicious and meanwhile the police plan to trap the duo, but they are busy with their mind games.
Sir Philip Ashlow and his wife, Lady Susan Ashlow, are shipwrecked on a deserted island. Accompanying them is his close friend Henry Brittingham-Brett. Ignored by her husband, Susan tries to attract his attention by demonstrating a romantic interest in Henry. Problem arises when Henry starts taking those advances seriously and suggests that like food and water they share Susan too.
This war drama film tells the story of two British soldiers, who, during the Second World War, join forces with a French clerk and a soldier, to gain information regarding the German soldiers.