Miles Mander
English actor
Miles Mander
Miles Mander, born Lionel Henry Mander (and sometimes credited as Luther Miles), was a well-known and versatile English character actor of the early Hollywood cinema, also a film director and producer, and a playwright and novelist.
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Cinema - Mostras e Extras - 17 a 23 de junho - Jornal do Brasil
Google News - over 5 years
Com Virginia Valli, Carmelita Geraghty, Miles Mander. Patsy é corista do Pleasure Garden Music Hall. Lá ela consegue uma vaga para a dançarina Jill. Jill fica noiva de Hugh, que viaja para os trópicos, ea moça passa a flertar com outros homens
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CRITIC$(RSQUO$)S CHOICE; New DVDs
NYTimes - over 9 years
THE 36TH CHAMBER OF SHAOLIN A frequent candidate for the finest martial arts movie ever made, ''The 36th Chamber of Shaolin'' has at last been rescued from the video bargain bins (where it has long languished under the title ''Shaolin Master Killer'') and given a first-class release by the Weinstein Company's new Asian action label, Dragon Dynasty.
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TIM CURRY; Any Number Of 'Musketeers'
NYTimes - about 23 years
To the Editor: Having read Michele Willens's article "Give Tim Curry a Role and He'll Provide the Relish" [ Nov. 7 ] , one can already envision Mr. Curry as a marvelously cunning Cardinal Richelieu in Disney's new film "The Three Musketeers," easily the equal of Vincent Price's scheming churchman in MGM's 1948 "original," as Ms. Willens calls it.
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WUTHERING HEIGHTS
NYTimes - about 28 years
LEAD: MOTION-PICTURE FANS AND SCHOLARS agree that Hollywood's creative energy clearly peaked in 1939, the miracle year that produced ''Gone With the Wind,'' ''The Wizard of Oz,'' ''Mr. Smith Goes to MOTION-PICTURE FANS AND SCHOLARS agree that Hollywood's creative energy clearly peaked in 1939, the miracle year that produced ''Gone With the Wind,''
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MAE WEST'S 40'S FARCE DUE ON KENNEDY STAGE
NYTimes - about 32 years
A woman, bored by wartime Washington, has her maid release balloons out her window, each bearing a message asking the recipient to come on up and ring twice. Many men do, among them a senator, an ambassador, a reporter, a sailor, a gangster, a Nazi spy and a Communist. Although this may sound like the makings of a typical Washington party, it is
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    FIFTIES
  • 1946
    Age 57
    Died on February 8, 1946.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1935
    Age 46
    In his Hollywood debut, he had portrayed King Louis XIII in the much more serious 1935 version of that same Alexandre Dumas, père classic.
    More Details Hide Details Other famous film credits included Wuthering Heights (1939) with Laurence Olivier and Merle Oberon, in which he played Mr. Lockwood, the new tenant at the Grange, who is told the story of Cathy and Heathcliff. In the English version of G.W. Pabst's Don Quixote (1933), he played the Duke who invites Don Quixote and Sancho Panza to his castle, and in the original To Be or Not to Be (1942), he was one of the two British officers to whom Robert Stack first reveals his suspicions about the treacherous Professor Siletsky (Stanley Ridges). His first wife was an Indian, Prativa Devi, a princess of Cooch Behar, daughter of Maharaja Nripendra Narayan and Maharani Suniti Devi of Cooch Behar and paternal aunt of Gayatri Devi, Maharani of Jaipur. His second wife was Kathleen ('Bunty') French, of Sydney, Australia, with whom he had a son, Theodore. He wrote a book of memoirs and advice to him, To My Son—in Confidence (1934). He died suddenly of a heart attack at the Brown Derby restaurant in Los Angeles, aged 57.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1926
    Age 37
    In 1926–7 he made a series of pioneering sound films.
    More Details Hide Details Later he collaborated with Alma Reville, Hitchcock's wife, on the script of The First Born (1928), his feature debut as director, in which he co-starred with Madeleine Carroll. Carroll reappeared in his third film, Fascination (1931). Mander is better remembered for his character portrayals of oily villains, many of them English gentlemen or upper crust cads – such as Cardinal Richelieu in the musical film The Three Musketeers (1939), a spoof in which the Ritz Brothers played lackeys who substituted for the real Musketeers.
  • 1925
    Age 36
    Miles Mander entered the British film industry as a writer, producer, and actor, often working with Adrian Brunel. In 1925 he appeared in two Gainsborough productions: The Prude's Fall (1925) and The Pleasure Garden (1926).
    More Details Hide Details The former was Alfred Hitchcock's last film as an assistant director to Graham Cutts. The latter was Hitchcock's directorial debut.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1888
    Born
    Born on May 14, 1888.
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