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Laurence Harvey

Laurence Harvey

Birthdate: October 1, 1928

Deathdate: November 25, 1973

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Laurence Harvey (1 October 1928 – 25 November 1973) was a Lithuanian-born actor who achieved fame in British and American films. Description above from the Wikipedia article Laurence Harvey, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia? ...detailed bio


Orson Welles: The One-Man Band (1995)

Orson Welles' archives of unfinished/never released movies and the last years of his life from the perspective of Oja Kodar (life and artistic partner of Orson Welles in his last years).

Welcome to Arrow Beach (1974)

A hippie girl wandering on a California beach is taken in by a Korean War veteran who lives in a nearby mansion with his sister. The girl soon begins to suspect that the mansion is home to some very strange goings-on.

Night Watch (1973)

Based on a still-frequently-performed play by Lucille Fletcher, it is the story of a woman (played by Taylor) who claims she has witnessed a murder from her window at night. Unfortunately, she is not able to prove this.

WUSA (1971)

WUSA is a 1970 drama film, directed by Stuart Rosenberg. It was written by Robert Stone, based on his novel A Hall of Mirrors. The story involves a radio station in New Orleans with the eponymous call sign which is apparently involved in a so-called "right-wing conspiracy". It culminates with a r...

The Magic Christian (1969)

Sir Guy Grand (Peter Sellers), an eccentric billionaire, together with his newly adopted heir (formerly a homeless derelict), Youngman Grand (Ringo Starr), start playing elaborate practical jokes on people. A big spender, Grand does not mind handing out large sums of money to various people, brib...

A Dandy in Aspic (1968)

Eberlin's superiors in Britain instruct him to find and assassinate a KGB agent named Krasnevin, believed to have killed a number of British agents. This presents a problem for Eberlin, as he is Krasnevin. He is summoned to a meeting at a country house, where he is presented with a photograph of ...

Darling (1966)

Diana Scott (Julie Christie) is a beautiful, bored young model married to Tony Bridges (Trevor Bowen). One Day, Diana meets Robert Gold (Dirk Bogarde), a literary interviewer/director for television arts programmes, by chance when she is spotted on the street by his roving film crew and interview...

Life at the Top (1965)

In Room at the Top Joe Lampton's escape from his working class background through his seduction of, and marriage to, the daughter of a wealthy mill owner had been portrayed. Ten years on Joe is living the dream of the successful young executive, complete with luxurious suburban house, white Jagua...

The Outrage (1964)

A con man (Edward G. Robinson), a preacher (William Shatner), and a prospector (Howard Da Silva) meet in the late 1800s and recall the story of the recent scandalous murder of Colonel Wakefield (Lawrence Harvey), a Southern gentleman, and how the notorious bandit Juan Carrasco (Paul Newman) was t...

Of Human Bondage (1964)

After two unsuccessful years pursuing an art career in Paris, clubfooted Philip Carey decides to study medicine. He meets and falls in love with Mildred Rogers, a low-class waitress who takes advantage of his feelings for her. When she leaves him to marry another man, Philip falls in love with No...

The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

During the Korean War, the Soviets capture an American platoon and take them to Manchuria in Communist China. After the war, the soldiers return to the United States, and Staff Sergeant Raymond Shaw (Laurence Harvey) is credited with saving their lives in combat. Upon the recommendation of the pl...

Walk on the Wild Side (1962)

The film's plot is quite different from the book. Set during the Great Depression, it starts with Dove and Kitty meeting on the road in Texas as they each make their way to New Orleans. They decide to travel together, hitchhiking and hopping freight trains. Dove is hoping to find his lost love Ha...

The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962)

The story focuses on the Grimm brothers, Wilhelm (Laurence Harvey) and Jacob (Karlheinz Böhm), and is biographical and fantastical at the same time. Both are working to finish a history for a local Duke (Oscar Homolka), though Wilhelm is more interested in collecting fairy tales and often spends ...

The Long and the Short and the Tall (1961)

During the Japanese invasion of Burma in 1942, a seven-strong British sonic warfare patrol takes refuge in a dilapidated hut at an abandoned tin mine in the Burmese jungle. Tension rises as they lose radio contact with their command force but learn the Japanese are nearby. The plot thickens when ...

Summer and Smoke (1961)

Summer and Smoke is a 1961 American film directed by Peter Glenville based on the Tennessee Williams play of the same name. The film starred Laurence Harvey and Geraldine Page with Rita Moreno, Una Merkel, John McIntire, Thomas Gomez, Pamela Tiffin, Malcolm Atterbury, Lee Patrick and Earl Hollima...

BUtterfield 8 (1960)

Gloria Wandrous (Elizabeth Taylor) wakes up in wealthy executive Weston Liggett's (Laurence Harvey) apartment and finds Liggett has left her $250. Insulted, Gloria, whose dress is torn, takes Liggett's wife Emily's mink coat to cover herself and scrawls "No Sale" in lipstick on the mirror. But sh...

The Alamo (1960)

The film depicts the Battle of the Alamo and the events leading up to it. Sam Houston leads the forces fighting for Texas independence and needs time to build an army. The opposing Mexican forces, led by General Santa Anna, are numerically stronger and also better armed and trained. Nevertheless,...

Room at the Top (1959)

In late 1940s Yorkshire, England, ambitious young man Joe Lampton (Laurence Harvey), who has just moved from the dreary factory town of Dufton, arrives in Warley, to assume a secure, but poorly-paid, post in the Borough Treasurer's Department. Determined to succeed, and ignoring the warnings of a...

The Silent Enemy (1958)

The story begins with a dramatisation of the Italian manned torpedo raid on Alexandria (1941) in which two British battleships were sunk. The British are worried that this new Italian tactic will give the enemy naval supremacy in the Mediterranean. From Spain, an Italian expert on underwater oper...

The Truth About Women (1957)

When his son-in-law comes to him with a woeful tale of an unhappy relationship and a belief that all women are impossible to love, elderly Sir Humphrey Tavistock calmly puts him straight. Tavistock regales him with decades-old anecdotes of found lovers and lost love. We meet in flashback the fre...