Films: Roland Culver

Rockets Galore

  • 3 stars
  • 1957
  • UK
  • 1h 34min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Michael Relph
  • Written by: Monja Danischewsky (adaptation), Compton Mackenzie (novel)
  • Cast: Jeannie Carson, Donald Sinden, Roland Culver, Mary Campbell

Adaptation of one of Compton Mackenzie's stories, about the residents of a small island in the Hebrides and their attempts to prevent the RAF building a rocket base on their island. A rare attempt at whimsy by social drama stalwart Relph.

Dead of Night

  • 5 stars
  • 1945
  • UK
  • 1h 43min
  • Directed by: Alberto Cavalcanti/Charles Crichton/Basil Dearden
  • Cast: Mervyn Johns, Michael Redgrave, Roland Culver

An architect senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. His fellow guests encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales.