Roy Emerton Actor

Roy Emerton (1893–1944) was a British film actor. He was a sailor, cowboy, stoker, stevedore, railroader, miner, etc and served in World War I. He played in a great number of popular London stage shows, including Shakespeare as well as film work.

Personal details

Date of birth
October 9th, 1893
Nationality
United Kingdom
Date of death
November 30th, 1944 at age of 51
Place of death
Hendon

Family

Spouse

Movie performances

Average rating by genre

GenreNum. of titlesAvg. rating
Drama76.25
Mystery36.27
Crime45.83
Comedy45.35
Romance36.1

1. Old Mother Riley's Circus (1941)

Comedy
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
80.0
1 Show list

Old Mother Riley's Circus is a 1941 British comedy film directed by Thomas Bentley and starring Arthur Lucan, Kitty McShane and John Longden. Old Mother Riley takes over a struggling circus and makes a huge success of it. The trade ad poster proclaims, "A LAUGH - A YELL - A ROAR - A LUCANQUAKE!" The film was made at the Rock Studios in Elstree by British National Films. It was the final film of Bentley, who had been a leading British director during the silent era and early sound era.

Awards

Top cast

Old Mother Riley
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United Kingdom

2. The Case of the Frightened Lady (1940)

Crime, Drama, Mystery
played Gilder
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
81.0
Sam Smith
9 Show list

The Case of the Frightened Lady is a 1940 British, black-and-white, crime, drama, mystery thriller, directed by George King and starring Ronald Shiner as Detective Sergeant Tatty, Felix Aylmer, Helen Haye and Marius Goring. It was produced by Pennant Picture Productions and presented by British Lion Film Corporation. The film is based on a play by Edgar Wallace. This production was the second time that Wallace’s play had been adapted for the cinema. The first production in 1932 was directed by T. Hayes Hunter and starred Emlyn Williams. The BBC also produced two television versions; the first in 1938 and the second in 1983 which starred Warren Clarke and Virginia McKenna.

Awards

Top cast

Richard Ferraby
Jim Tilling
Dr. Amersham
Lady Lebanon
Lord Lebanon
Det. Inspector Tanner
Sergeant Totty
Studd
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Jack Beaver
Hone Glendinning
English
United Kingdom

3. Busman's Honeymoon (1940)

Comedy, Drama, Mystery
played Noakes
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
83.0
,
Monckton Hoffe
,
Harold Goldman
,
7 Show list

Busman's Honeymoon is a 1940 British detective film directed by Arthur B. Woods. An adaptation of the Lord Peter Wimsey story Busman's Honeymoon by Dorothy L. Sayers, it starred Robert Montgomery, Constance Cummings, Leslie Banks, Seymour Hicks, Robert Newton and Googie Withers. Newly married famous amateur detective Lord Peter Wimsey and his wife, mystery writer Harriet Vane, are looking forward to a quiet honeymoon at their new country cottage when they are reluctantly drawn into the investigation of a local murder. The film premiered in London in July 1940. It is also known as Haunted Honeymoon.

Awards

Top cast

Frank Crutchley
Inspector Kirk
Harriet Vane
Rev. Simon Goodacre
Bunter
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United Kingdom

4. Home from Home (1939)

Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
73.0

Home from Home is a 1939 British comedy drama film directed by Herbert Smith and starring Sandy Powell, Rene Ray and Peter Gawthorne. It follows a man who struggles to cope with life after being released from prison.

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Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United Kingdom

5. The Last Adventurers (1937)

Drama, Romance
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
75.0

The Last Adventurers is a 1937 British drama film directed by Roy Kellino and starring Niall MacGinnis, Roy Emerton, Linden Travers and Peter Gawthorne.

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Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United Kingdom

6. The Great Barrier (1937)

Action, Drama
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
83.0
,
Geoffrey Barkas

The Great Barrier is a 1937 British historical drama film directed by Milton Rosmer and Geoffrey Barkas and starring Richard Arlen, Lilli Palmer and Antoinette Cellier. The film depicts the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway. It was based on the 1935 novel The Great Divide by Alan Sullivan. It was made at the Lime Grove Studios in Shepherd's Bush. The film's sets were designed by Walter Murton.

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Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
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Jack Beaver
, ,
Glen MacWilliams
,
Sepp Allgeier
English
United Kingdom

7. Pot Luck (1936)

Comedy, Crime
played Berkeley
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
71.0
9 Show list

Pot Luck is a 1936 British comedy film directed by and starring Tom Walls. The screenplay is by Ben Travers based loosely on his 1930 stage play A Night Like This. It also featured Ralph Lynn, Robertson Hare, Diana Churchill and Martita Hunt. The cast included members of the regular Aldwych Farce company.

Awards

Top cast

Mrs. Cream
Mrs. Kelly
Miller
Mr. Pye
Jane Bathbrick
Inspector Fitzpatrick
Cream
Reggie Bathbrick
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United Kingdom

8. It Happened in Paris (1935)

Comedy, Romance
played Gendarme
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
68.0
Ray Wyndham
Katherine Strueby
, ,
7 Show list

It Happened in Paris is a 1935 British comedy film made at Ealing Studios, directed by Carol Reed and Robert Wyler and starring John Loder, Nancy Burne, and Esme Percy. An American millionaire's son travels to France to study art, and falls in love in Paris. It is based on the play L'Arpete by Yves Mirande.

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Top cast

Paul
Pommier
Concierge
Musette
Patricia
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Monia Liter
English
United Kingdom

9. Lorna Doone (1934)

Adventure, Drama, Romance
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
90.0

Lorna Doone is a 1934 British historical drama film directed by Basil Dean and starring Victoria Hopper, John Loder and Margaret Lockwood. It is based on the novel Lorna Doone by R.D. Blackmore.

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Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United Kingdom

10. That Night in London (1932)

Crime, Drama
played Captain Paulson
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
78.0
Dorothy Greenhill
,
4 Show list

That Night in London is a 1932 British crime film directed by Rowland V. Lee and starring Robert Donat, Pearl Argyle, Miles Mander and Roy Emerton.

Awards

Top cast

Harry Tresham
Dick Warren
Ribbles
Inspector Brody
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Peter Mendoza
,
Bernard Browne
English
United Kingdom

11. The Sign of Four (1932)

Crime, Drama, Mystery
played The Tattoed Man
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
75.0
11 Show list

The Sign of Four is a 1932 British crime film directed by Graham Cutts and starring Arthur Wontner, Ian Hunter and Graham Soutten. The film is based on Arthur Conan Doyle's second Sherlock Holmes story The Sign of the Four and was made at Ealing Studios. The film is also known as The Sign of Four: Sherlock Holmes' Greatest Case. A young woman needs Sherlock Holmes for protection when she's tormented by an escaped killer. However, when the woman is abducted, Holmes and Watson must infiltrate the city's criminal underworld to track down the young woman.

Awards

Top cast

Thaddeus Sholto
Doctor Watson
Bartholomew Sholto
Sherlock Holmes
Mrs. Hudson
Mordecai Smith
Maj. John Sholto
Mrs. Smith
Funfair Patron
Capt. Morstan
Mary Morstan
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United Kingdom

Wikipedia

Check Roy Emerton on wikipedia.

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