Basil Dearden

The Blue Lamp (Special Edition)

The Blue Lamp (Special Edition)

Director: Basil Dearden
Year: 1950

A veteran cop is murdered by small-time delinquents Tom Riley and Spud. Rookie cop Andy Mitchell, who looked up to the veteran policeman as a father figure, embarks on a perilous search to bring his mentor’s killers to justice.

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Who Done It?

Who Done It?

Director: Basil Dearden
Year: 1956

An inept ice rink attendant, amateur detective and extremely clumsy master of disguise, stumbles into an international espionage plot. He's thrown into a crazy case of mistaken identity, murderous spies, a bumbling romance with a beautiful strongwoman and a top-secret machine that can control the world’s weather.

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Masquerade (1965)

Masquerade (1965)

Director: Basil Dearden
Year: 1965

Colonel Drexel is enlisted by the British government in a covert operation to kidnap the prince of a Middle Eastern oil-rich nation, in order to force an oil agreement between the countries.

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The Man Who Haunted Himself

The Man Who Haunted Himself

Director: Basil Dearden
Year: 1970

Conservative executive Harold Pelham is involved in a car accident and declared momentarily dead. When he’s eventually released from the hospital, Pelham discovers that his exact double has taken over his family, undermined his business and even begun an extramarital affair. Is Pelham being stalked by a doppelgänger or is he simply a man going insane?

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The Captive Heart

The Captive Heart

Director: Basil Dearden
Year: 1946

In 1940s Germany, a man escapes a concentration-camp and assumes the identity of a deceased British officer, only to become a prisoner of war.

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The Mind Benders

The Mind Benders

Director: Basil Dearden
Year: 1963

A government scientist commits suicide while clutching a briefcase full of cash, and the police accuse him of being a Communist spy. But when his friend suspects that the death may have been the result of brainwashing, he decides to prove his theory by subjecting himself to sensory deprivation. 

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Pool of London

Pool of London

Director: Basil Dearden
Year: 1951

Everything changes for two sailors on shore leave when they inadvertently become caught up in a crime as murky as the great river itself. For one of them life is further complicated when he falls in love with a local ticket seller, forming one of the first interracial relationships in British film history.

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Dead of Night (Special Edition)

Dead of Night (Special Edition)

Director: Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer, Alberto Cavalcanti
Year: 1945

A group of strangers, mysteriously gathered at an isolated country estate, recount chilling tales of the supernatural.

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