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Peter Godfrey is a Actor, Director and Writer British born on 16 october 1899

Peter Godfrey

Peter Godfrey
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Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 16 october 1899
Death 4 march 1970 (at 70 years)

Peter Godfrey (16 October 1899 – 4 March 1970) was an English actor and film director. Founder of the experimental Gate Theatre Studio in 1925, he staged London's first expressionistic production in the following year. Eventually moving to Hollywood, he established a career as a film actor and director.

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(18 films)
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Filmography of Peter Godfrey (30 films)

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The Two Mrs. Carrolls, 1h39
Directed by Peter Godfrey, Peter Godfrey
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Noir, Crime
Themes Peinture, Théâtre, Serial killer films, Films based on plays
Actors Humphrey Bogart, Barbara Stanwyck, Alexis Smith, Nigel Bruce, Isobel Elsom, Ann Carter
Roles Racetrack Tout
Rating68% 3.4462453.4462453.4462453.4462453.446245
While on vacation in Scotland, Sally Morton (Barbara Stanwyck) learns that her lover, the painter Geoffrey Carroll (Humphrey Bogart), is already married. Before returning home to his pre-teen daughter, Beatrice (Ann Carter), and his ill wife, Geoffrey buys a package (which the audience later learns contained poison) from chemist Horace Blagdon (Barry Bernard). The audience sees that Geoffrey is painting his wife's portrait, depicting her as an "angel of death".
Uncensored (1942)
, 1h48
Directed by Anthony Asquith
Origin United-kingdom
Genres War
Themes Political films
Actors Eric Portman, Phyllis Calvert, Griffith Jones, Raymond Lovell, Peter Glenville, Irene Handl
Roles Lou

Before the Nazi occupation of Belgium, Brussels nightclub owner André Delange (Portman) used to publish an anti-Nazi newspaper called La Libre Belgique (Free Belgium) which was distributed secretly. In the aftermath of the German occupation, his underground colleagues in the Belgian resistance suggest reviving the newspaper, to which Delange agrees. With the help of his chief assistant Julie Lanvin (Calvert) and a small band of helpers, La Libre Belgique once more begins to circulate. When the Germans find out of its existence, they offer a reward to anyone who is prepared to identify those responsible for its publication.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, 1h53
Directed by Victor Fleming
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Horror
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner, Donald Crisp, Ian Hunter, C. Aubrey Smith
Roles Poole
Rating67% 3.3974053.3974053.3974053.3974053.397405
Dr. Jekyll (Spencer Tracy) believes good and evil exist in everyone. Experiments reveal his evil side, named Mr. Hyde. Experience teaches him how evil Hyde can be: he rapes Ivy Pearson (Ingrid Bergman), who earlier expressed interest in Jekyll. Meanwhile, Jekyll is preparing to marry Beatrix Emery (Lana Turner). Over the course of the film, Hyde abuses Ivy. Feeling remorse over the treatment inflicted on Ivy, Jekyll vows to never take the serum again, destroys the key to his lab, and sends money to Ivy anonymously. Ivy believes the money was sent by Hyde in order to trick her into believing she is now free. On the advice of a friend over her rattled nerves, she goes to Jekyll for comfort. Jekyll promises that Hyde will never hurt her again.
Edison, the Man, 1h47
Directed by Clarence Brown
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Actors Spencer Tracy, Rita Johnson, Charles Coburn, Lynne Overman, Gene Lockhart, Henry Travers
Roles Ashton
Rating70% 3.544893.544893.544893.544893.54489
In 1869, anxious to be more than a tramp telegraph operator, Edison (Spencer Tracy) travels to New York at the prompting of an old friend, Bunt Cavatt (Lynne Overman). He goes to work for Mr. Els (Henry Travers). He tries to persuade financier Mr. Taggart (Gene Lockhart) to fund the development of his inventions, but Taggart has no interest in financing “green electrical workers”. However, General Powell (Charles Coburn), the president of Western Union, does.
The Earl of Chicago, 1h27
Directed by Victor Saville, Richard Thorpe
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Actors Robert Montgomery, Edward Arnold, Reginald Owen, Edmund Gwenn, E. E. Clive, Ronald Sinclair
Roles Judson
Rating62% 3.147913.147913.147913.147913.14791
To remedy the ill doings of his past, Robert "Silky" Kilmount, ex-Chicago bootlegger who has opened up his own legal distillery, hires Quentin "Doc" Ramsey as manager of his company. Seven years ago, Silky got Doc sent to prison after framing him for a crime he didn't commit.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame, 1h57
Directed by William Dieterle
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Horror, Romance
Themes Films about children, Films about religion
Actors Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, Cedric Hardwicke, Thomas Mitchell, Edmond O'Brien, Harry Davenport
Roles Monk (uncredited)
Rating77% 3.8974753.8974753.8974753.8974753.897475
The film opens in 1482 with King Louis XI and his close advisor, Frollo, the King's Chief Justice of Paris, in a printing shop. Frollo is determined to do everything in his power to rid Paris of anything he sees as evil, including the printing press and gypsies, who at the time are persecuted and prohibited from entering Paris. That day is Paris' annual celebration, the Festival of Fools. Esmeralda, a young gypsy girl, is seen dancing in front of an audience of people, including the King and Frollo. Quasimodo, the hunchback and bell ringer of Notre Dame Cathedral, is crowned the Pope of Fools until Frollo catches up to him and takes him back to the church.
Raffles (1939)
, 1h12
Directed by Sam Wood
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy thriller, Romantic comedy, Adventure, Historical, Crime, Romance
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors David Niven, Olivia de Havilland, May Whitty, Dudley Digges, Douglas Walton, E. E. Clive
Roles Crawshay
Rating62% 3.1493953.1493953.1493953.1493953.149395
A.J. Raffles, the celebrated cricketer, is welcomed in the parlours and country estates of high society. This circumstance he uses to his advantage in his secret career as "The Amateur Cracksman", a master burglar and safecracker who remains always one step ahead of Scotland Yard. An old school friend, Bunny Manders, reintroduces Raffles to his sister, Gwen, with whom Raffles had been infatuated a decade ago. Raffles falls in love with her all over again, and she with him. When Bunny confides a crushing gambling debt over which he is considering suicide, Raffles assures him the money can be obtained. He plans to accept a weekend invitation to the country house of Lord and Lady Melrose; Lady Melrose's famous jewellery can easily solve Bunny's problem. Another guest, however, is Inspector MacKenzie incognito, who clearly suspects Raffles of being the Cracksman. Raffles plots to frame a petty criminal with the jewel theft...but keep the jewellery, of course.
Blockade (1938)
, 1h24
Directed by William Dieterle
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War
Themes Political films
Actors Madeleine Carroll, Henry Fonda, Leo Carrillo, John Halliday, Vladimir Nikolayevich Sokoloff, Robert Warwick
Roles Roderigo - Cafe Magician
Rating58% 2.9067552.9067552.9067552.9067552.906755
Durant la guerre civile espagnole, les amours d'un pauvre paysan, officier républicain, et d'une jeune aventurière, qui espionne au profit de l'ennemi.
Good Morning, Boys!, 1h19
Directed by Marcel Varnel
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Crime
Themes Films about education
Actors Will Hay, Graham Moffatt, Martita Hunt, Peter Godfrey, Peter Gawthorne, Peter Godfrey
Rating67% 3.392943.392943.392943.392943.39294
Will Hay plays the roguish headmaster, Dr Twist, of a dubious boarding school for boys. Twist bets on the horses with his pupils and teaches them little. Colonel Willoughby-Gore attempts to sack the incompetent Twist but is foiled when he and his boys, after fraudulently gaining resounding success in a French examination, are invited to Paris by the French ministry of education.


Please Murder Me, 1h18
Directed by Peter Godfrey, Peter Godfrey
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Angela Lansbury, Raymond Burr, Dick Foran, John Dehner, Lamont Johnson, Denver Pyle
Rating65% 3.296553.296553.296553.296553.29655
Defense lawyer Craig Carlson (Raymond Burr) buys a pistol at a pawn shop and travels to his office, where he deposits the gun in a desk drawer with a file folder, then begins to dictate into a tape recorder. Directing his message to District Attorney Ray Willis (John Dehner), he reveals that he anticipates being murdered within an hour, and begins to tell his story in extended flashbacks.
One Big Affair, 1h20
Directed by Peter Godfrey
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Evelyn Keyes, Dennis O'Keefe, Mary Anderson, Connie Gilchrist, Thurston Hall, Gus Schilling
Rating55% 2.7709752.7709752.7709752.7709752.770975
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