Phyllis CALVERT | Phyllis Bickle

calvert* 18.02.1915, London, England, GB † 08.10.2002, London, England, GB

Schauspielerin * seit Kindheit auf der Bühne * erst Tänzerin, dann - nach einer Verletzung - Wechsel zu Schauspielerei * 1925 erster Theaterauftritt in Crossing (am Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith) - danach tritt u.a. mit Malvern Repertory Company (1933-36), Coventry Repertory Company (1936/37) und York Repertory Company (1937/38) auf * 1939 Filmdebüt * beliebter Star der britischen (Kostüm)filme der 40er Jahre (erster Erfolg in The Man in Grey) - spielt vor allem nice girl parts ("I do think it is much more difficult to establish a really charming, nice person than a wicked one - and make it real") * 1947-49 wirkt in drei mittelmäßigen Hollywood-Produktionen mit (Time Out of Mind; My Own True Love; Appointment with Danger) * seit Ende der 50er Jahre arbeitet hauptsächlich am Theater (Love from Margaret, 1958; Present Laughter, 1965; The Cherry Orchard, 1971; letzte Rolle in The Heiress, 1989) * 1969 Rückzug aus dem Kinogeschäft * 1970-71 Star der TV-Serie Kate - (erst) ab 1985 spielt wieder in Fernsehproduktionen mit (Serie Cover Her Face) * 1996 einmaliges Kinocomeback in Mrs Dalloway

FILMS
# They Came by Night (1939-GB; d: Harry Lachman, B: Sidney Gilliat, Michael Pertwee, K: Jack Cox, D: Will Fyffe, PC-Sally) 72m-Krimidrama (4006)
# Charley's (Big-Hearted) Aunt (1939/40-GB; d: Walter Forde, B: Marriott Edgar, Ralph Smart, J.O.C. Orton, K: Arthur Crabtree, D: Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch / PC-Betty Forsythe) 76m-Komödie (4008)
# Let George Do It (1940-GB; d: Marcel Varnel, B: Angus MacPhail, John Dighton, Basil Dearden, Austin Melford, K: Ronald Neame, ML: Ernest Irving, Harry Bidgood, D: George Formby, PC-Mary) 82m-Kriegskomödie (4008)
# Neutral Port (1940-GB; d: Marcel Varnel, B: J.B. Williams, T.J. Morrison, K: [Innenaufnahmen] Jack Cox; [Außenaufnahmen] Arthur Crabtree, ML: Louis Levy, D: Will Fyffe, Leslie Banks, Yvonne Arnaud, PC-Helen Carter) 92m-Kriegsfilm (4012)
# Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It (1940-GB; d: Walter Forde, B: J.O.C. Orton, Val Guest, K: Jack Cox, ML: Louis Levy, D: Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, PC-Mrs. Wilkinson) 87m-Krimidrama (4105)
# Kipps (Kipps - Roman eines einfachen Menschen, 1940-GB; R: Carol Reed, B: Sidney Gilliat; Frank Launder, K: Arthur Crabtree, M: Charles Williams, D: Michael Redgrave, Diana Wynyard, PC-Ann Pornick, Arthur Riscoe) 112m-Komödie (Roman von H.G. Wells) (?-12; 4103)
# Uncensored (1942-GB; d: Anthony Asquith, B: Rodney Ackland, Terence Rattigan; Wolfgang Wilhelm, K: Arthur Crabtree, ML: Louis Levy, D: Eric Portman, PC-Julie Lanvin) 108m-Kriegsdrama (Roman von Oscar Millard) (4208)
# The Young Mr Pitt (1942-GB; d: Carol Reed, B: Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder; Viscount Castlerosse, K: Frederick A. Young, ML: Louis Levy, D: Robert Donat, Robert Morley, PC-Eleanor Eden, John Mills) 118m-Biopicdrama (07-?; 4209)
# The Man in Grey (Der Herr in Grau, 1943-GB; R: Leslie Arliss, B: Margaret Kennedy, Leslie Arliss; Doreen Montgomery, K: Arthur Crabtree, M: Cedric Mallabey, D: Margaret Lockwood, James Mason, PC-Clarissa Richmond, Stewart Granger) 116m-Melodram (Roman von Eleanor Smith) (4308)
# Fanny by Gaslight (Gaslicht und Schatten, 1944-GB; R: Anthony Asquith, B: Doreen Montgomery; Aimee Stuart, K: Arthur Crabtree, M: Cedric Mallabey, D: PC-Fanny Hopwood, James Mason, Wilfrid Lawson, Stewart Granger) 108m-Melodram (Roman von Michael Sadleir) (4404-BBFC)
# Two Thousand Women (1944-GB; d: Frank Launder, B: Frank Launder; Michael Pertwee, K: Jack Cox, ML: Louis Levy, D: PC-Freda Thompson, Flora Robson, Patricia Roc) 97m-Kriegsfilm (4411)
# Madonna of the Seven Moons (Madonna der sieben Monde, 1944-GB; R: Arthur Crabtree, B: Roland Pertwee, K: Jack Cox, ML: Louis Levy, D: PC-Maddalena Labardi, Stewart Granger, Patricia Roc) 110m-Melodram (Roman von Margery Lawrence) (4501)
# Men of Two Worlds (Zwei Welten, 1943-45-GB; R: Thorold Dickinson, B: Thorold Dickinson, Herbert Victor; Joyce Cary, K: Desmond Dickinson, M: Arthur Bliss, D: PC-Dr. Catherine Munro, Eric Portman) 109m-Drama (?-03; 4609)
# They Were Sisters (Drei Ehen, 1945-GB; R: Arthur Crabtree, B: Roland Pertwee; Katherine Strueby, K: Jack Cox, ML: Louis Levy, D: PC-Lucy Moore, James Mason) 115m-Melodram (Roman von Dorothy Whipple) (4507)
# The Magic Bow (Paganini, 1946-GB; R: Bernard Knowles, B: Roland Pertwee; Norman Ginsbury, K: Jack Cox, ML: Louis Levy, D: Stewart Granger, PC-Jeanne de Vermond, Jean Kent, Dennis Price) 106m-Biografie (Roman von Manuel Komroff) (4611)
# Root of All Evil (Die Wurzel allen Übels, 1946-GB; R+B: Brock Williams, K: Stephen Dade, ML: Louis Levy, D: PC-Jeckie Farnish, Michael Rennie, John McCallum) 110m-Liebesfilm (Roman von J.S. Fletcher) (4702)
# Time Out of Mind (1946/47-USA; d: Robert Siodmak, B: Abem Finkel, Arnold Phillips, K: Maury Gertsman, M: Miklos Rozsa, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, D: PC-Kate Fernald, Robert Hutton, Ella Raines) 85/9m-Drama (Roman von Rachel Field) (11-01; 4704)
# My Own True Love (1947-USA; d: Compton Bennett, B: Theodore Strauss, Josef Mischel; Arthur Kober, K: Charles Lang, M: Robert Emmett Dolan, D: PC-Joan Clews, Melvyn Douglas) 93m-Liebesdrama (Roman von Yolanda Foldes) (06-08; 4902)
# Broken Journey (Notlandung, 1947/48-GB; R: Ken Annakin, B: Robert Westerby, K: Jack Cox, M: John Greenwood, D: PC-Mary Johnstone, Margot Grahame, James Donald, Francis L. Sullivan, Raymond Huntley) 89m-Katastrophendrama (4804)
# La madonnina d'oro / The Golden Madonna (1948/49-I/GB; d: Luigi Carpentieri; /englische Version/ Ladislao Vajda, B: Akos Tolnay; /+iV/ Bruno Valeri, Dorothy Hope; /+eV/ Aimee Stuart, Dudley Leslie, K: Anchise Brizzi, Otello Martelli, M: Ferdinando Ludovico Lunghi, D: PC-Patricia Chandler, Tullio Carminati, Michael Rennie) 88/90m-Komödie (4911-I)
# The Woman with No Name (1949-GB; d: Ladislao Vajda; [associate director] George More O'Ferrall, B: Guy Morgan, Ladislao Vajda, K: Otto Heller, M: Allan Gray, D: PC-Yvonne Winter, Edward Underdown) 83m-Drama (Roman von Theresa Charles) (5010)
# Appointment with Danger (Inspektor Goddard, 1949-USA; R: Lewis Allen, B: Richard L. Breen, Warren Duff, K: John F. Seitz, M: Victor Young, D: Alan Ladd, PC-Schwester Augustine) 90m-Krimi (07-09; 5105)
# Mr Denning Drives North (Der Täter fährt nach Norden, 1951-GB; R: Anthony Kimmins, B: Alec Coppel, K: John Wilcox, M: Benjamin Frankel, D: John Mills, PC-Kay Denning & Sam Wanamaker) 93m-Krimi (Roman von Alec Coppel) (5201)
# Mandy (Mandy, 1952-GB; R: Alexander Mackendrick, B: Nigel Balchin, Jack Whittingham, K: Douglas Slocombe, M: William Alwyn, D: PC-Christine Garland, Jack Hawkins, Terence Morgan, Godfrey Tearle & Mandy Miller) 93m-Drama (Roman von Hilda Lewis) (5207)
# The Net (The Net, 1952/53-GB; R: Anthony Asquith, B: William Fairchild, K: Desmond Dickinson, M: Benjamin Frankel, D: PC-Lydia, James Donald, Robert Beatty, Herbert Lom) 86m-Thriller (Buch von John Pudney) (5302)
# Child in the House (Ein Kind kommt ins Haus, 1955/56-GB; R/egieüberwachung/+B: Cy Endfield, K: Otto Heller, M: Mario Nascimbene, D: PC-Evelyn Acheson, Eric Portman, Stanley Baker & Mandy Miller) 88m-Drama (Roman von Janet McNeill) (5608)
# It's Never Too Late (Mutter ist die Beste, 1956-GB; R: Michael McCarthy, B: Edward Dryhurst, K: C.M. Pennington-Richards, M: Walter Stott [=Angela Morley], D: PC-Laura Hammond, Guy Rolfe, Patrick Barr, Susan Stephen) 95m-Komödie (5605)
# The Young and the Guilty (Das Briefgeheimnis, 1957-GB; R: Peter Cotes, B: Ted Willis, K: Norman Warwick, M: Sydney John Kay, D: PC-Mrs. Connor, Andrew Ray) 67m-Liebesdrama (5708-BBFC)
# A Lady Mislaid (1957-GB; d: David MacDonald, B: Frederic Gotfurt, K: Norman Warwick, M: Sydney John Kay, D: PC-Esther Williams, Alan White, Thorley Walters) 60m-Komödie (5710-BBFC)
# Indiscreet (Indiskret, 1957/58-GB * Stanley Donen ... Margaret Munson) (Bühnenstück von Norman Krasna) (11-02; 5807-USA)
# Oscar Wilde (Oscar Wilde, 1959-GB; R: Gregory Ratoff, B: Jo Eisinger, K: Georges Perinal, M: Kenneth V. Jones, D: Robert Morley, Ralph Richardson, PC-Constance Wilde, John Neville) 98m-Biopicdrama (6005)
# The Battle of the Villa Fiorita (Kampf in der Villa Fiorita, 1964-GB; R+B: Delmer Daves, K: Oswald Morris, M: Mischa Spoliansky, D: Maureen O'Hara, Rossano Brazzi, Richard Todd, PC-Margot) 111m-Melodram (Roman von Rumer Godden) (6504-BBFC)
# Twisted Nerve (Teufelskreis Y, 1968-GB; R: Roy Boulting, B: Leo Marks, Roy Boulting, K: Harry Waxman, M: Bernard Herrmann, D: Hayley Mills, Hywel Bennett, Billie Whitelaw, PC-Enid Durnley) 118m-Psychothriller (?-03; 6812)
# Oh! What a Lovely War (Oh! What a Lovely War, 1968-GB; R: Richard Attenborough, B: Len Deighton, K: Gerry Turpin, MA: Alfred Ralston, D: Dirk Bogarde, PC-Lady Haig, Jean-Pierre Cassel, John Clements, John Gielgud, Jack Hawkins, Kenneth More, Laurence Olivier, Michael Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave, Ralph Richardson, Maggie Smith, Susannah York & John Mills) 144m-Musical (/01/; 6903)
# The Walking Stick (Die Krücke, 1969-GB * Eric Till ... Erica Dainton) (Roman von Winston Graham) (7006)
# Mrs Dalloway (Mrs. Dalloway, 1996-GB/NL * Marleen Gorris ... Tante Helena) (Roman von Virginia Woolf) (07-09; 9803)
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