The premiere of the latest Kenneth More comedy Next to No Time will be held on the world’s greatest liner Queen Elizabeth at Southampton, and the film loads were taken by special train from Waterloo today. Much of the film is shot aboard the liner. Photo shows: Top to bottom: John Gregson, Phyllis Calvert and Janet Scott leave for the premiere.
British film star Jean Simmons explores the history of the famous country house, Blenheim Palace, as she prepares to play the role of the Duchess of Marlborough in the forthcoming production of Soldier of Love.
Veteran British film and stage star Margaret Lockwood blows out fifty candles on her birthday cake as her co-star in the play, An Ideal Husband, Roger Livesey, looks on
Margaret Lockwood visits Luton on February 16, 1948 to see the town at work and is greeted at the Town Hall by the mayor, Cllr W.J. Edwards, before she visits Skefko, Vauxhall and Electrolux and two cinemas – the Odeon in Dunstable Road and the Palace in Mill Street, whose manager, Mr S. Davey, had arranged the tour. Alongside her is photographer George Gurney, who joined the Luton News in 1930 and retired in 1969. George and his trilby hat were well known around town as he covered thousands of events.
Making the most of the warm weather, Jean Kent, lovely J. Arthur Rank Organisation star, shortly to be seen in Gainsborough’s Good Time Girl, sun-bathed on Brighton beach and later took a quick dip.
Life magazine with Jean Simmons. Cover reads: ‘Busiest actress Jean Simmons’. 9th October, 1950.
Joan Greenwood as Peggy Macroon smiles as she relaxes contentedly on the beach in Whisky Galore!
Jean Simmons and Stewart Granger star in the Victorian melodrama Footsteps in the Fog
Agatha Christie’s latest ‘whodunnit’ play, ‘Towards Zero’ had 99½ per cent of its audience guessing right until the last scene at its first night performance at St James’s Theatre this week. In the audience were the Marquess of Headfort and his sister, Lady Millicent Taylour, Sir Louis and Lady Sterling, actor Jack Buchanan, actresses Elizabeth Allen and Margaret Lockwood. Said Miss Christie: ‘I’m suffering agonies of first-night nerves. I always do’. The play was a great success. Picture shows:- Actress Margaret Lockwood joins authoress Agatha Christie for refreshment during an interval at the St James’s Theatre in London.
Picture Show and Film Pictorial magazine with Richard Attenborough and Jean Kent in The Man Within. 17th May, 1947. Volume 51, number 1315.
Picture Show magazine with Jean Kent and Guy Rolfe. 13th May, 1950. Volume 54, number 1415. ‘The paper for people who go to the pictures.’
Picturegoer magazine with Jean Kent. November 1950.
Jean Simmons pays a visit to her fiance Stewart Granger and co-star David Niven on the set of Soldiers Three. 6th November, 1950
British actress Jean Kent in a publicity shot for Madonna of the Seven Moons (1945)
Jean Simmons, British actress, wears a lacy top and a pearl necklace as she poses for a 1950s publicity photo
Stewart Granger, famous British film star who later made his name in Hollywood, poses for a promotional photo in the mid-1940s
Jean Simmons and Stewart Granger recently revealed that they expect their first child in July. Here Jean enjoys the last piece of her cake that her obstetrician will allow her until after the happy event. This photo was taken at the end-of-the-picture party for Hilda Crane, Jean’s next 20th-Fox CinemaScope release. The love drama also stars Guy Madison and Jean Pierre Aumont. 1st May, 1956.
British actress Margaret Lockwood pauses for a publicity shot as she disembarks a BEA flight in the late 1950s/early 1960s. In her hands she holds a pair of sunglasses and a small bag.
Glamorous British film star Phyllis Calvert wears a shawl as she smokes a cigarette. A 1940s studio publicity photo for Madonna of the Seven Moons (1945).
Patricia Roc wishes her fans a very merry Xmas in this signed greetings card
Photograph of Joan Greenwood and Richard Todd (65)
Jean Simmons and Laurence Harvey are guests of Danny Kaye on his Christmas TV special of 1965
Photograph of Joan Greenwood, Derek Farr, Helen Cherry, Richard Todd, Audrey Hepburn and Phyllis Calvert (65)
British actress Jean Simmons smiles as she drives home her Christmas tree
Patricia Roc wears a fur coat in order to try to keep warm amidst the snowy rooftop chimneys
British actress Jean Kent smiles as she raises a glass of champagne. She is decorated with Christmas crackers; behind her is a Christmas tree
Michael Redgrave (as Peter) in a photograph from A Window in London (1940) (1)
Stewart Granger (as Adam Black) and Jean Simmons (as Evelyne Wallace) in a screenshot from Adam and Evelyne (1949) (3)
Anthony Steel (as Captain Harry Wilding) in a photograph from Something Money Can’t Buy (1952) (5)
David Niven (as Raymond) in a photograph from Bonjour Tristesse (1958) (1)
Robert Ryan (as Richard Ashley) and Stewart Granger (as Duke of Orgagna) in a photograph from The Crooked Road (1965) (1)
George Sanders (as Landru) in a screenshot from Bluebeard’s Ten Honeymoons (1960) (6)
George Sanders (as Landru) in a screenshot from Bluebeard’s Ten Honeymoons (1960) (5)
Patricia Roc (as Mme. Dueaux) and George Sanders (as Landru) in a screenshot from Bluebeard’s Ten Honeymoons (1960) (1)
Pier Angeli (as Anna Vasarri) and Stewart Granger (as Sam Conride) in a photograph from The Light Touch (1952) (3)
Stewart Granger (as Sir Philip Ashlow), Ava Gardner (as Lady Susan Ashlow) and David Niven (as Henry Brittingham-Brett) in a photograph from The Little Hut (1957) (8)
Deborah Kerr (as Princess Flavia) in a photograph from The Prisoner of Zenda (1952) (5)
Derek Farr (as Joe Marsh) and Jean Kent (as Ricki Merritt) in a screenshot from Bond Street (1948) (5)
Kathleen Harrison (as Ethel Brawn) in a photograph from Bond Street (1948) (1)
Margaret Lockwood (as Mrs Cheveley) in a photograph from An Ideal Husband (1965) (3)
Patricia Roc poses with a couple of suitcases as she waits patiently for customs
British actress Patricia Roc, dressed in evening wear, takes a phone call. Beograd card featuring Patricija Rok.
Patricia Roc in Hollywood holds her presents during the Christmas of 1949. Behind her is a mantlepiece decorated with garlands and Christmas cards.
Scenes from Jean Simmons’ Christmas Party organised by ‘Picturegoer’. British actress and party host Jean Simmons is pictured next to a Christmas tree. Pinewood Studios, England, 1949.
Anthony Steel (as Captain Harry Wilding) and Patricia Roc (as Anne Wilding) in a photograph from Something Money Can’t Buy (1952) (4)
Jean Kent (as Gwen Rawlings) in a screenshot from Good-Time Girl (1948) (5)
Ian Hunter (as Charlie Carrington) and Margaret Lockwood (as Bedelia Carrington) in a photograph from Bedelia (1946) (30)
Patricia Roc (as Caroline) and Griffith Jones (as Sir Ralph Skelton) in a photograph from The Wicked Lady (1945) (45)
Dane Clark (as Bill Casey) and Margaret Lockwood (as Frances Gray) in a photograph from Highly Dangerous (1950) (16)
Julia Lockwood and Margaret Lockwood in a photograph from Every Other Evening! (1964) (1)