John Galsworthy


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21 Days (1940) -- (Movie Clip) A Man Must Pay For His Pleasure Joining Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh, both in their first scene, before their romance was known in public, in an Alexander Korda production shot in 1937 but released in 1940, as ne’er-do-well English Larry and Russian emigrè Wanda, surprised to meet Esme Percy, in 21 Days.
21 Days (1940) -- (Movie Clip) I Got Him By The Throat Laurence Olivier, whose character shares his nickname, Larry, skulks into the London offices of his big-shot barrister brother Keith (Leslie Banks), whom he doesn’t know is campaigning to be made a judge, sharing bad news, in 21 Days, made in 1937, released in 1940.
21 Days (1940) -- (Movie Clip) The World Can Frighten You Big-shot London lawyer Durrant (Leslie Banks), helping cover for his brother (Laurence Olivier, not seen) who accidentally killed the estranged husband of his Russian emigrè mistress Wanda (Vivien Leigh), visits her flat, in producer Alexander Korda’s 21Days, 1940.
That Forsyte Woman (1949) -- (Movie Clip) A Man Of Property Outcast Jolyon (Walter Pidgeon) narrates, watching Forsytes (Harry Davenport, Aubrey Mather, Janet Leigh as "June," et al), in particular cousin Soames (Errol Flynn) who denies he's being played, in MGM's version of the fist book of John Galsworthy's Forsyte Saga, That Forsyte Woman, 1949.
That Forsyte Woman (1949) -- (Movie Clip) This Horrible Evening Unusual for a Hollywood effect, the eternally gray London evening fog shot in color, cinematographer Joseph Ruttenberg capturing Greer Garson, Errol Flynn and Walter Pidgeon, opening the 1949 treatment of the first book of John Galsworthy's The Forsyte Saga, That Forsyte Woman.
That Forsyte Woman (1949) -- (Movie Clip) You Still Have No Choice Irene (Greer Garson) reluctantly at the gallery on a last date with Soames (Errol Flynn) whom she refuses to marry, by chance meeting his (narrating) outcast artist cousin Jolyon (Walter Pidgeon), inquiring about the family, in MGM's That Forsyte Woman, 1949.
That Forsyte Woman (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Regrettable Ankles Deep into the framing flashback, we know that architect Philip (Robert Young) will die in an accident, after being snatched away from fiancee` June (Janet Leigh) by her aunt Evelyn (Greer Garson), both of whom are charmed in this early meeting with him, in MGM's That Forsyte Woman, 1949.
One More River -- (Movie Clip) Light Or Dark? Clare (Diana Wynyard), having left her abusive husband in Ceylon, with sister Dinny (Jane Wyatt), arriving at a London restaurant where they meet friend and candidate David (Reginald Denny), plus various others, early in James Whale's One More River, 1934.
One More River -- (Movie Clip) Rough Handling Lady Clare (Diana Wynyard) settling in London with uncle Sir Lawrence (Henry Stephenson) when without warning Sir Gerald (Colin Clive), the abusive husband she abandoned in Ceylon, arrives with promises, in One More River, 1934, from the John Galsworthy novel.