James Hadley Chase


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Night Of The Generals, The (1967) -- (Movie Clip) You've Become Vicious General von Seidlitz-Gabler and his wife (Charles Gray and Coral Browne) host General Tanz (Peter O'Toole) and introduce their daughter (Joanna Pettet) at a reception, in Sam Spiegel's Night of the Generals, 1967.
Man Bait (1952) -- (Movie Clip) Now See Here Young Lady We've just met both Ruby (Diana Dors) and Jeff (Peter Reynolds), who she catches snatching a book from the London shop where she works, as she's reprimanded by her boss Harman (George Brent), who later confers with Oliver (Raymond Huntley), thickening plot in the British Noir Man Bait, 1952.
Man Bait (1952) -- (Movie Clip) Man In The Making London bookstore boss Harman (George Brent), largely preoccupied with his ailing wife, has just sent the staff home except for Ruby (Diana Dors) who does after-hours inventory, then we find out her new friend Jeff (Peter Reynolds) is an ex-con, in the Hammer Films British-made Noir Man Bait, 1952.
No Orchids For Miss Blandish -- (Movie Clip) Take The Rap And Like It After 30-minutes of talk about him, Slim (Jack LaRue) appears, taking custody of Miss Blandish (Linden Travers), eliminating lesser thug Bailey (Leslie Bradley), in the British faux-American gangster hit No Orchids For Miss Blandish, 1948.
No Orchids For Miss Blandish -- (Movie Clip) You Croaked Him! Brits playing American thugs, high-strung Riley (Richard Nelson) launches the kidnap of Foster (John McLaren) and Miss Blandish (Linden Travers), but Bailey (Leslie Bradley) has to shoot almost everyone, in No Orchids For Miss Blandish, 1948.
No Orchids For Miss Blandish -- (Movie Clip) Open, Don't Do It Fascinating and meticulous opening, demonstrating the British take on making an American crime film, this controversial hit actually set in New York, No Orchids For Miss Blandish, 1948.