Ratings

TMDB Rating 6.4
IMDB Rating 7.1

Financials

Revenue: $110,372

Budget: $0

Profit: + $110,372


Movie Details

Tag Line: A rich and deeply moving story of a man whose achievement opened up a new world, and of the two women whose love and sacrifices made it possible!

Status: Released

Average Rating: 6

Release Date: Jan 1, 1952

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Run Time: 1h 58m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United Kingdom

Production Companies: Festival Film Productions


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Synopsis

Now old, ill, poor, and largely forgotten, William Freise-Greene was once very different. As young and handsome William Green he changed his name to include his first wife's so that it sounded more impressive for the photographic portrait work he was so good at. But he was also an inventor and his search for a way to project moving pictures became an obsession that ultimately changed the life of all those he loved.


Main Cast

Robert Donat

Robert Donat

William Friese-Greene

Age : 53 | Popularity : 5%

Margaret Johnston

Margaret Johnston

Edith Harrison Friese-Greene

Age : 83 | Popularity : 5%

Maria Schell

Maria Schell

Helena Friese-Greene

Age : 79 | Popularity : 14%

Renée Asherson

Renée Asherson

Miss Tagg

Age : 99 | Popularity : 6%

Richard Attenborough

Richard Attenborough

Jack Carter

Age : 90 | Popularity : 18%

Robert Beatty

Robert Beatty

Lord Beaverbrook

Age : 82 | Popularity : 8%

Martin Boddey

Martin Boddey

Sitter in Bath Studio

Age : 68 | Popularity : 7%

Edward Chapman

Edward Chapman

Father in Family Group

Age : 75 | Popularity : 7%


Crew

Department Role Name
Camera Assistant Camera
Arthur Ibbetson
Arthur Ibbetson
Director of Photography
Jack Cardiff
Jack Cardiff
Camera Technician
George Minassian
George Minassian
Other
Joan Bridge
Joan Bridge
Sound Sound Director
Harold V. King
Harold V. King
Original Music Composer
William Alwyn
William Alwyn
Conductor
Muir Mathieson
Muir Mathieson
Sound Mixer
Herbert J. Bird
Herbert J. Bird
Production Producer
Ronald Neame
Ronald Neame
Production Manager
Bob McNaught
Bob McNaught
Casting Director
John Redway
John Redway
Writing Screenplay
Eric Ambler
Eric Ambler
Book
Ray Allister
Ray Allister
Costume & Make-Up Makeup Artist
Harold Fletcher
Harold Fletcher
Hairdresser
Nora Bentley
Nora Bentley
Costume Designer
Julia Squire
Julia Squire
Directing Director
John Boulting
John Boulting
Assistant Director
Max Varnel
Max Varnel
Cliff Owen
Cliff Owen
Editing Editor
Richard Best
Richard Best
Art Production Design
John Bryan
John Bryan
Art Direction
T. Hopewell Ash
T. Hopewell Ash
Crew Thanks
R. Howard  Cricks
R. Howard Cricks
Department Role Name

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