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Ann Todd

Ann Todd

Birthdate: January 24, 1909

Deathdate: May 6, 1993

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dorothy Anne Todd (24 January 1907, Hartford, Cheshire – 6 May 1993, London) was an English actress and producer. She was born in Hartford, Cheshire and was educated at St. Winifrid's School, Eastbourne. She became a popular actress from appearing in such films as Perfect Strangers (1945) (as a nurse) and The Seventh Veil (1945) (as a troubled concert pianist). She is perha... ...detailed bio


The Human Factor (1979)

Maurice Castle, an MI6 officer, formerly stationed in Africa, is now working a desk job in London. When it emerges that leaks of confidential documents have been occurring, Castle falls under suspicion along with a colleague Davis. Much of the suspicion against Castle emanates from the fact that ...

Ninety Degrees in the Shade (1966)

A woman attempts to cover up the thefts committed by the manager at the shop she works at.

Son of Captain Blood (1964)


Taste of Fear (1961)

A young paralysed woman (Strasberg) returns to her family home after the mysterious disappearance of her father. She has a cool relationship with her stepmother, while the chauffeur helps her investigate the father's disappearance. During the investigations, she finds the father's corpse in vari...

Time Without Pity (1957)

David Graham has only 24 hours to save his son, Alec, from hanging. Alec has been convicted of murdering his girlfriend, Jenny Cole. David visits the home of wealthy car magnate, Robert Stanford, where the girlfriend was killed. Graham finds a number of possible suspects, including Stanford's you...

The Sound Barrier (1952)

The plot involves John Ridgefield (Ralph Richardson), a wealthy owner of an aircraft company. Nigel Patrick plays test pilot Tony Garthwaite, a successful fighter pilot during the Second World War who is employed by Ridgefield after marrying Susan (Ann Todd), Ridgefield's daughter. Tensions betwe...

Madeleine (1950)

The film dramatises events leading up to the 1857 trial of an otherwise respectable young woman, Madeleine Smith, (Ann Todd), for the murder of her draper's assistant lover, Emile L'Angelier (Ivan Desny). The trial produced the uniquely Scottish verdict of "not proven", which left Madeleine a fre...

The Passionate Friends (1949)

The story is told through episodes of memories by the woman (Mary, played by Ann Todd) while on holiday in Switzerland waiting for her banker husband (Rains) to join her from his business. It has been nine years since they have been on holiday, but also nine years since she last talked to the man...

Daybreak (1948)

Eddie (Portman) owns a London barber's shop and leads an apparently everyday life. However, under an assumed name he has a secret second identity known to no-one but his assistant Ron (Bill Owen) – he is also one of England's public hangmen, called on periodically to travel to prisons around the ...

So Evil My Love (1948)

On board a ship returning to England from the West Indies, missionary's widow Olivia Harwood (Todd) is prevailed on to help nurse malarial patients on the lower decks. There she meets the suavely handsome Mark Bellis (Milland), who has been taken ill. Despite Mark's vagueness about his life and p...

The Paradine Case (1947)

Maddalena Anna Paradine (Alida Valli) is a very beautiful and enigmatic young foreign woman living in London who is accused of poisoning her older, blind husband, a retired military man. It is not clear at first whether perhaps she is a grateful and devoted wife who has been falsely accused, or w...

Pride of the Marines (1945)

The film is divided in three parts. The first takes place prior to the war where cocky Philadelphia steel worker and "Man's man" Al Schmid (John Garfield) despises the idea of marriage and losing his independence until he meets his match in Ruth Hartley (Eleanor Parker). Ruth takes no nonsense fr...

Remember the Day (1941)

An elderly schoolteacher ("Nora Trinell") reflects on her life and teaching career while waiting to see "Dewey Roberts", formerly her student and currently a Presidential nominee. This film is reminiscent of "Cheers for Miss Bishop" and "Good Morning, Miss Dove".

The Blue Bird (1940)

Set in Germany sometime in the late 18th century where Mytyl (Shirley Temple), the bratty daughter of a woodcutter (Russell Hicks), finds a unique bird in the Royal Forest and selfishly refuses to give it to her sick friend. Mytyl and Tyltyl's parents are separated when the woodcutter must go off...

Intermezzo (1939)

Holger Brandt, a famous virtuoso violinist, meets Anita Hoffman, his daughter's piano instructor, during a trip home. Impressed with Anita's talent, he invites her to accompany him on his next tour. They begin touring together and a passionate relationship ensues. Holger's wife Margit asks him fo...

South Riding (1938)

South Riding is a 1938 British drama film directed by Victor Saville and produced by Alexander Korda, starring Edna Best, Ralph Richardson, Edmund Gwenn and Ann Todd. A squire becomes involved in local politics. It is based on the novel South Riding by Winifred Holtby. The BBC has produced a TV a...

Things to Come (1936)

Things to Come sets out a future history from 1940 to 2036. (In the screenplay, or "treatment" that Wells published in 1935, before the film was released, the story ends in the year "A.D. 2054.".) It is set in the fictional British city of 'Everytown'. Successful businessman John Cabal (Raymond M...

Keepers of Youth (1931)

Keepers of Youth is a 1931 British drama film directed by Thomas Bentley and starring Garry Marsh, Ann Todd and Robin Irvine. It was based on the 1929 play Keepers of Youth by Arnold Ridley.