Charles Crichton Films

There was some head-scratching when it was announced that John Cleese had requested Charles Crichton direct A Fish Called Wanda. Charles Who? Didn't Cleese realise he should entrust the biggest film of his career to a young, thrusting go-getter rather than to this old timer, then in his late seventies.

But Cleese new exactly what he was doing. He'd seen Crichto... [+]

Highlights

Charles Crichton, 1988

£7.99

A Fish Called Wanda (Special Edition)

A bright spot for British comedy from the 1980s, A Fish Called Wanda was a mammot...

DVD

Charles Crichton, 1951

£12.99

The Lavender Hill Mob (Restored)

One of the most affectionately remembered of the Ealing comedies, The Lavender Hi...

Blu-ray

Charles Crichton, 1945

£10.99

Recommended Star

Painted Boats

For generations the Stoner and Smith families have lived and worked on the canals. But now this i...

DVD

Charles Crichton Film Listing

Charles Crichton, 1952

£11.99

The Titfield Thunderbolt (Restored)

A delightful comedy of community spirit tale written by celebrated Ealing regular...

Blu-ray

Charles Crichton, 1949

£9.99

Train of Events

Ealing Studios production following the stories of a variety of different people caught up in the...

DVD

Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer, 1945

£8.00

Recommended Star

Dead of Night (Special Edition)

A superb British portmanteau horror film from 1945, Dead of Night draws on materi...

DVD

Charles Crichton, 1958

£6.99

Law and Disorder

Michael Redgrave and Robert Morley head a stellar cast in Law and Disorder - a marvellous comedy ...

DVD

Robert Hamer, Charles Crichton, 1939-53

£9.99

Recommended Star

Ealing Studios Rarities Collection: Volume 10

A tenth volume of long-unseen rarities from the Ealing archives. Contains Let's B...

DVD

Charles Crichton, 1952

£8.00

The Titfield Thunderbolt (Restored)

A delightful comedy of community spirit tale written by celebrated Ealing regular...

DVD

Charles Crichton, 1945

£10.99

Recommended Star

Painted Boats

For generations the Stoner and Smith families have lived and worked on the canals. But now this i...

DVD

Charles Crichton, 1947

£9.99

Hue and Cry

The first Ealing comedy. A group of boys discover crooks have hidden coded instructions in their ...

DVD

Charles Crichton, 1947

£8.99

Against The Wind

Thoughtful, tense Ealing wartime thriller about a traitor in the ranks of a group being trained f...

DVD

Charles Crichton, 1957

£10.99

The Man in the Sky

The efforts of Jack Hawkins' test pilot John Mitchell to make a better life for his wife Mary and...

DVD

Charles Crichton, 1951

£12.99

The Lavender Hill Mob (Restored)

One of the most affectionately remembered of the Ealing comedies, The Lavender Hi...

Blu-ray

Charles Crichton, 1951

£8.00

The Lavender Hill Mob (Restored)

One of the most affectionately remembered of the Ealing comedies, The Lavender Hi...

DVD

Charles Crichton, 1950

£10.99

Dance Hall

An episodic tale of four factory girls (Petula Clark, Natasha Parry, Jane Hylton and Diana Dors) ...

DVD

Charles Crichton, 1944

£9.99

Recommended Star

For Those in Peril

Turned down by the RAF for air service on medical grounds, Pilot Officer Rawlings instead joins A...

DVD

Charles Crichton, 1988

£7.99

A Fish Called Wanda (Special Edition)

A bright spot for British comedy from the 1980s, A Fish Called Wanda was a mammot...

DVD

Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer, 1945

£12.99

Recommended Star

Dead of Night (Special Edition)

A superb British portmanteau horror film from 1945, Dead of Night draws on materi...

Blu-ray

Charles Crichton, 1952

£8.99

Recommended Star

Hunted

Commencing with a little boy running through the streets of London clutching a teddy bear, this i...

DVD

Charles Crichton, 1960

£11.99

The Battle of the Sexes

A female efficiency expert sent by her US company plans a new future for a Scotti...

DVD