Ralph Thomas

Ralph Thomas – Deadlier Than the Male (1967)

Synopsis:
When two oil company executives are found dead, insurance company investigator Hugh “Bulldog” Drummond (Richard Johnson) is brought onto the case. Soon, Drummond and his young mod nephew, Robert (Steve Carlson), are circling the globe on the trail of a pair of gorgeous assassins, Irma (Elke Sommer) and Penelope (Sylva Koscina), who dispatch important businessmen after ensnaring them with their feminine wiles. The film updates a popular 1920s British mystery series for the swinging ’60s. Read More »

Ralph Thomas – Above Us The Waves (1955)

TCM writes:
Tense and claustrophobic World War II film deals with the efforts of the British armed forces to defeat the intimidating German battleship Tirpitz. After the RAF fails to sink the vessel, a Navy commander (John Mills) must convince his superiors to let him carry out a bold and experimental mission utilizing midget submarines to take the ship out of commission while it’s anchored in a Norwegian fjord. John Gregson and Donald Sinden co-star in the action-packed tale based on true events. Read More »

Ralph Thomas – Percy (1971)

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Edwin Antony (Hywel Bennett) is emasculated in an accident which kills a young philanderer. Doctors successfully replace his member with that of the dead man, but refuse to tell him the full story of the organ’s origin. So Edwin begins a search which takes him to the philanderer’s wife – and also to his many, many girlfriends. Read More »

Ralph Thomas – The 39 Steps (1959)

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A remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s film of the same name. A man meets a woman and goes home with her, only to find her murdered. When he finds out that she was a secret agent and that he’s now mixed up in the matter, he must try to solve the mystery.
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