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Margaret Johnston is a Actor Australienne born on 10 august 1914

Margaret Johnston

Margaret Johnston
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Birth name Margaret Annette McCrie Johnston
Nationality Australie
Birth 10 august 1914
Death 19 june 2002 (at 87 years)

Margaret Johnston (10 August 1914, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia – 19 June 2002, Kingston upon Thames, England) was an Australian-born British actress. Johnston was best known for her stage performances, but also appeared in 12 films and a handful of TV productions before retiring from acting in 1968 to devote herself to running a theatrical agency.

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Oswald Morris
Oswald Morris
(2 films)
Patrick Holt
Patrick Holt
(2 films)
Joan Hickson
Joan Hickson
(2 films)
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Filmography of Margaret Johnston (11 films)

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Sebastian (1968)
, 1h40
Directed by David Greene, David Green
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Spy films, Political films
Actors Dirk Bogarde, Susannah York, Lilli Palmer, John Gielgud, Nigel Davenport, Janet Munro
Roles Miss Elliott
Rating64% 3.242963.242963.242963.242963.24296
Mr. Sebastian is a former Oxford professor, who in the late 60s directs the all-female decoding office of British Intelligence. One day, while running through the streets of Oxford to attend the bestowing of an honorary degree on his friend the Prime Minister, Sebastian runs into Rebecca (Becky) Howard and her jeep. After insulting Sebastian on the spot, Becky is intrigued by him and follows him to the ceremony. After Becky is able to spell her own name backwards, he gives her a phone number to call if she wants an unspecified "job."
The Psychopath, 1h22
Directed by Freddie Francis
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Horror, Crime
Themes Jeu, Medical-themed films, Serial killer films, Films about toys, Films about psychiatry
Actors Patrick Wymark, Alexander Knox, Margaret Johnston, John Standing, Thorley Walters, Colin Gordon
Roles Mrs. Von Sturm
Rating60% 3.0060553.0060553.0060553.0060553.006055
A police inspector investigates a string of murders where the victims have dolls attached to their bodies. The trail soon leads to one Mrs. Von Sturm, who knows a set of dark secrets that may hold the key to the murders.
Life at the Top, 1h57
Directed by Ted Kotcheff
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Actors Laurence Harvey, Jean Simmons, Honor Blackman, Michael Craig, Edward Fox, Donald Wolfit
Roles Sybil
Rating66% 3.340983.340983.340983.340983.34098
In Room at the Top Joe Lampton's escape from his working-class background through his seduction of, and marriage to, the daughter of a wealthy mill owner had been portrayed.
Girl in the Headlines, 1h34
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Ian Hendry, Ronald Fraser, Margaret Johnston, Natasha Parry, Jeremy Brett, Kieron Moore
Roles Mrs Gray
Rating66% 3.316183.316183.316183.316183.31618
Inspector Birkett and Sergeant Saunders are called in to investigate the murder of a glamorous model. It becomes apparent the girl had led a chequered life and that her acquaintances included drug dealers. Jordan Barker and Hammond Barker are reluctant to help but when the police finally make an arrest, another murder occurs in a seedy Soho Jazz café. But are the two murders connected?
Night of the Eagle, 1h27
Directed by Sidney Hayers
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Actors Peter Wyngarde, Janet Blair, Margaret Johnston, Anthony Nicholls, Kathleen Byron, Colin Gordon
Roles Flora Carr
Rating69% 3.495233.495233.495233.495233.49523
Norman Taylor (Peter Wyngarde) is a psychology professor lecturing about belief systems and superstition. He discovers that his wife, Tansy (Janet Blair), is practising witchcraft. She insists that her charms have been responsible for his rapid advancement in his academic career and for his general well-being. A firm rationalist, Norman is angered by her acceptance of superstition. He forces her to burn all of her magical paraphernalia.
Touch and Go, 1h25
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Actors Jack Hawkins, Margaret Johnston, June Thorburn, Heather Sears, John Fraser, Roland Culver
Roles Helen Fletcher
Rating67% 3.351733.351733.351733.351733.35173
Following an argument with a work superior, furniture designer Jim Fletcher quits his job in a fit of pique. He decides that England has nothing to offer him and the future for his family is in Australia. He eagerly sets about making emigration plans, and despite the fact that his wife and family are less than enthusiastic about moving to the other side of the world, he disregards their reservations and presses ahead. Practical and bureaucratic hitches continually threaten to derail the project. Jim must also deal with the opposition of his in-laws, finds himself missing his job, and starts to have doubts himself about the wisdom of the move. However the snags and pitfalls are finally sorted out and a firm departure date is set. Then two days before they are due to leave, the Fletchers' daughter meets, and instantly falls in love with, her ideal man after he rescues the family cat, Heathcliff. A good deal of heart-searching ensues before the Fletchers decide whether or not to go ahead with emigration during a delay caused by a missing Heathcliffe.
Knave of Hearts, 1h40
Directed by René Clément
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Gérard Philipe, Valerie Hobson, Natasha Parry, Germaine Montero, Joan Greenwood, Margaret Johnston
Roles Anne
Rating69% 3.478623.478623.478623.478623.47862
André Ripois, un Français exilé à Londres, est un Don Juan. Sa femme Catherine, lasse de ses infidélités, part pour Édimbourg pour préparer son divorce. Pendant ce temps, André, entre plusieurs liaisons opportunistes, s'éprend de Patricia, une amie de sa femme, et utilise pour la séduire de nombreux stratagèmes.
The Magic Box, 1h58
Directed by John Boulting, Roy Boulting, Cliff Owen
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Biography
Actors Robert Donat, Margaret Johnston, Maria Schell, Robert Beatty, Margaret Rutherford, Janette Scott
Roles Edith Harrison
Rating69% 3.4923853.4923853.4923853.4923853.492385
In 1921, William Friese-Greene, in dire financial straits and separated from his wife, but still working, attends a film conference in London. He is saddened that all the attendees are businessmen interested only in moneymaking. He attempts to speak, but no-one is interested and he sits down. He thinks back to his early pioneering days.
Portrait of Clare, 1h40
Directed by Lance Comfort
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Margaret Johnston, Richard Todd, Robin Bailey, Ronald Howard, Jeremy Spenser, Molly Urquhart
Roles Clare Hingston
Rating62% 3.136673.136673.136673.136673.13667
As told in flashback to her granddaughter: the three marriages of Clare Hingston. These are: a young man who is killed, a priggish lawyer and a sympathetic barrister.
A Man About the House, 1h39
Directed by Leslie Arliss
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama
Actors Dulcie Gray, Margaret Johnston, Kieron Moore, Guy Middleton, Felix Aylmer, Reginald Purdell
Roles Agnes Isit
Rating61% 3.0649253.0649253.0649253.0649253.064925
Two impecunious English sisters, Ellen and Agnes Isit (Dulcie Gray and Margaret Johnston), unexpectedly inherit a Neapolitan villa from a deceased uncle and move to Italy to view and sell their property. A local man, Salvatore (Kieron Moore), has since a boy been employed by the deceased uncle becoming major domo and he now manages the villa and its vineyard. Exploring her late uncles' studio, Ellen uncovers a painting of a nude Salvatore as Bacchus. Soon Ellen becomes drawn to the carefree life of the locals and the romantic charisma of Salvatore, while the prudish Agnes resists. During the raucous revelry of the grape-treading festival, Agnes succumbs to her suppressed desire. Rushing to the balcony she cries out for Salvatore who drops Ellen and climbs from the grape vat and to her bed. The pair are quickly married, and husband Salvatore now is master of the estate. Soon, Ellen becomes aware of a change in Salvatore's behaviour towards Agnes. Not long after the marriage, Agnes' health begins to deteriorate and Ellen's suspicions are aroused. She expresses her concerns to a visiting English doctor, Benjamin Dench (Guy Middleton) who is Agnes's former fiance'. Ellen is convinced that Agnes is being poisoned. She enlists Dench's help in trying to prove that Salvatore is slowly murdering her sister with arsenic. The villa once belonged to Salvatore's family and he has long been determined to regain ownership. Having poisoned his employer to inherit he had not anticipated the sisters arrival on the scene. The film culminates in a clifftop struggle between Salvatore and Dench, who beats Salvatore and tells him to leave at once or face the consequences. Ellen and Dench return to the villa to tend the sickened and weak Agnes. Suddenly they learn that Salvatore is dead. His body is borne from the bay by villagers, having cast himself from the clifftop in despair rather than lose his family property. Ellen and Dench, who have fallen in love, depart together and leave the recovered Agnes who is determined to remain at the villa and to fulfil her dead husbands' wishes restoring the vineyards.
The Rake's Progress, 2h
Directed by Sidney Gilliat
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy-drama
Actors Rex Harrison, Lilli Palmer, Godfrey Tearle, Griffith Jones, Margaret Johnston, Guy Middleton
Roles Jennifer Calthrop
Rating66% 3.3418553.3418553.3418553.3418553.341855
The plot follows the career of upper-class cad Vivian Kenway (Rex Harrison). He is sent down from Oxford University for placing a chamber pot on the Martyrs' Memorial. Sent to South America, he rebels against plantation life, eventually becoming a car racing driver. He descends to a life of woman-chasing and drunkenness, which causes the death of his father, Colonel Kenway (Godfrey Tearle). The plot diverges from the theme of the Rake's Progress paintings by having him redeem himself by a hero's death in World War II.