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The Way Ahead (1944)

The Way Ahead is a British Second World War drama released in 1944. It stars David Niven and Stanley Holloway and follows a group of civilians who are conscripted into the British Army to fight in North Africa. In the U.S., an edited version was released as The Immortal Battalion.

London Town is a 1946

Technicolor musical film, generally regarded as one of the most infamous flops in the history of British cinema. The screenplay by Sig Herzig, Val Guest, and Elliot Paul, based on a story by director Wesley Ruggles, revolves around comedian Jerry Sanford, who arrives in London believing he has been hired as the star of a major stage production, when in fact he's merely an understudy. Thanks to his daughter Peggy, who sabotages the revue's star Charlie de Haven, he finally gets his big break. The premise allows for a variety of musical numbers and comedy sketches performed by, among others, Kay Kendall in her film debut and Tessie O'Shea.

Holidays with Pay is a 1948

British comedy film directed by John E. Blakeley and starring Frank Randle, Tessie O'Shea and Dan Young.[1] The film follows the Rogers family as they go on holiday to Blackpool and enjoy a series of adventures.


The Blue Lamp (1949)

The Blue Lamp is a British crime film released in early 1950 by Ealing Studios, directed by Basil Dearden and produced by Michael Balcon. It stars Jack Warner as police constable George Dixon, Jimmy Hanley and Dirk Bogarde in an early role. It was the progenitor of the long-running television series Dixon of Dock Green. Tessie O’Shea played herself doing her variety act.

The Shiralee (1957)

British film made by Ealing Studios, directed by Leslie Norman and based on the novel by D'Arcy Niland. Although all exterior scenes were filmed in Australia and Australian actors Charles Tingwell, Bill Kerr and Ed Devereaux played in supporting roles, the film is really a British film made in Australia, rather than an Australian film. Tessie O'Shea as Bella Sweene

The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966)

The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming is a 1966 American comedy film directed by Norman Jewison. It is based on the Nathaniel Benchley novel The Off-Islanders, and was adapted for the screen by William Rose. Tessie O'Shea as Alice Foss (telephone operator)



Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

Bedknobs and Broomsticks is a American musical film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by Buena Vista Distribution Company in North America on December 13, 1971. It is based upon the books The Magic Bed Knob; or, How to Become a Witch in Ten Easy Lessons and Bonfires and Broomsticks by English children's author Mary Norton. The film, which combines live action and animation, stars Angela Lansbury and David Tomlinson, Tessie O’Shea as Mrs Hobnay.

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