Frank Lawton

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The Devil Doll - Scene Stills
Here are a few scene stills from MGM's The Devil Doll (1936), starring Lionel Barrymore and directed by Tod Browning.


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Gideon Of Scotland Yard (1958/9) -- (Movie Clip) He Sounds Like He's Dead Stuck at the Yard into the evening Jack Hawkins (title character) hears from Liggot (Frank Lawton) who's wangled the name of the paramour (second-billed Dianne Foster making her first appearance more than hour into the feature, as Joanna Delafield) of their crooked now-deceased colleague, whom he visits and manipulates, in Gideon Of Scotland Yard, 1959, a.k.a Gideon's Day, from the first novel in the series by John Creasey.
Gideon Of Scotland Yard (1959) -- (Movie Clip) That Ridiculous Moustache! After domestic episodes, with John Ford shooting on locations around London and at Elstree Studios for Columbia, hero and title character Jack Hawkins drops off his daughter (Anna Massey), grapples with a rookie copper (Andrew Ray) then is greeted by staff, Michael Trubshawe and Frank Lawton, early in Gideon Of Scotland Yard, 1959.
Night To Remember, A (1958) -- (Movie Clip) Iceberg Dead Ahead! First Officer Murdoch (Richard Leech) on the bridge as RMS Titanic meets iceberg, trouble in the engine and dining rooms, Captain Smith (Laurence Naismith) summoned, in turn sending Moody (Michael Bryant) to fetch architect Andrews (Michael Goodliffe), in A Night To Remember , 1958.
Night To Remember, A (1958) -- (Movie Clip) Mild Winter Up In The Arctic The Titanic’s first full day at sea, Captain Smith (Laurence Naismith) dining with Ismay (Frank Lawton), chairman of the line, Anthony Bushell captain of the neighboring Californian, Geoffrey Bayldon his wireless man, David McCallum delivering ice warnings, in A Night To Remember , 1958.
David Copperfield (1935) -- (Movie Clip) A Personal Claim Upon Me Now grown-up David (Frank Lawton) with Uriah Heep (Roland Young), then Micawber (W.C. Fields) then Aunt Betsey (Edna May Oliver), Agnes (Madge Evans) et al seeing him off to London, in George Cukor's David Copperfield, 1935.
Went The Day Well? (1942) -- (Movie Clip) Battle Of Bramley End Unique opening and premise, Mervyn Johns recounts the not-then-secured victory over Germany, in a fictional Worcestershire town, locals Tom, Peggy and Ivy (Frank Lawton, Elizabeth Allan, Thora Hird) introduced, in the Ealing Studios yarn of a Nazi invasion, Went The Day Well?, 1942.


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