Starring Charles Laughton

Starring Charles Laughton

"He was probably the greatest film actor who came from that period of time... you cannot take your eyes off him." So says Daniel Day-Lewis of the incomparable Charles Laughton, the classically trained star of stage and screen. Watch a selection of some of his finest films, including the Hitchcock classic "Jamaica Inn" and James Whale's comedic chiller "The Old Dark House".

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Starring Charles Laughton
  • Forever and a Day

    This wonderful romantic-adventure yarn tells of Britain's epochal struggles to retain the integrity of an empire and the freedom of her people by tracing the quaint history of a picturesque London mansion, its illustrious builder, and his descendants from the Napoleonic period through the ravages...

  • Jamaica Inn

    "An entertaining and surprisingly dark period drama." - Eye On Film

    Newly Restored! From the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock. Based on the novel by Daphne Du Maurier, a young woman discovers her uncle heads a gang of ship-wreckers and murderers under the secret patronage of the local squir...

  • The Old Dark House

    "A masterly mixture of macabre humor and gripping suspense." - Time Out London

    Newly Restored from the original negative held at the Library of Congress! FRANKENSTEIN director Whale turned J.B. Priestley’s novel "Benighted" into a nerve-jangling tale that became the template for all spooky-house...

  • St. Martin's Lane

    "Top entertainment." - Leonard Maltin

    Newly Restored! On St. Martin’s Lane in London, a popular spot for street performers, a busker (Charles Laughton) works a poor girl (Vivien Leigh) into his act. As her popularity rises, he guides her to stardom even though it means sacrificing his love for her.

  • Graham Fuller Introduces the Charles Laughton Collection

    Graham Fuller Introduces the Charles Laughton Collection