Charles Laughton


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Noun1.Charles Laughton - United States film actor (born in England) (1899-1962)Charles Laughton - United States film actor (born in England) (1899-1962)
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The Randox Health Grand National is going to the movies and taking over a venue founded by David Lean, Charles Laughton and other giants of the silver screen.
Having gotten into a car accident a week earlier, Sullivan was temporarily replaced by host Charles Laughton.
He worked with Bette Davis, Edward Albee, Tennessee Williams, Joan Fontaine, John Gielgud, and Charles Laughton.
There are correspondences between Agee and Charles Laughton, director of The Night of the Hunter as well as a timeline of Agee's involvement with the film.
The 1935 "The Mutiny on the Bounty" earned three lead actor contenders: Clark Gable, Charles Laughton, and Franchot Tone.
Charles Laughton played Sir Simon de Canterville in the 1944 version, David Niven in 1975, Sir John Gielgud in 1986, Patrick Stewart in 1996 and Ian Richardson, inset, a year later.
What film role connects Charles Laughton (1933), Robert Shaw (1966), and Sid James (1971)?
On the hit list is Witness for the Prosecution because Charles Laughton is a childhood favorite, All About Eve with Bette Davis, and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner because I'm looking forward to seeing Frank Galati's production at the Asolo Rep.
Charles Laughton will be remembered as the Hunchback of Notre Dame in the film of the same name, and his wife Elsa Lanchester, with black and white electric-shocked hair, as the Bride Of Frankenstein.
In his memoir, "Fortune in My Eyes: A Memoir of Broadway Glamour, Social Justice, and Political Passion", Rothenberg's journey includes many of the most celebrated names in the theater including Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Bette Davis, Sir John Gielgud, Charles Boyer, Peggy Lee, Eartha Kitt, Charles Laughton, Alvin Ailey, and numerous others.
He was a genial fellow, who was across between Robert Morley and Charles Laughton with a build to match.
She was but nineteen, living in Britain, flush with her first recognition in Alfred Hitchcock's Jamaica Inn, and under contract to its star Charles Laughton.