Basil Dearden

Title sequences from feature films directed by Basil Dearden (1911-1971) released on Blu-ray.

  • BLACK SHEEP OF WHITEHALL

    (1942)
    Starring: 
    Will Hay, John Mills, Basil Sydney, Henry Hewitt, Felix Aylmer
    Country: 
    UK
  • Basil Dearden: The Goose Steps Out (1942) title sequenceSource: the StudioCanal blu-ray (2017)
    1942
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    THE GOOSE STEPS OUT

    Directed by: 
    Basil Dearden, Will Hay
    Starring: 
    Will Hay, Charles Hawtrey, Peter Croft, Barry Morse, Peter Ustinov
    Studio: 
    Ealing Studios
    Country: 
    UK
  • THE BELLS GO DOWN

    (1943)
    Starring: 
    Tommy Trinder, James Mason, Philip Friend, Mervyn Johns, William Hartnell
    Country: 
    UK
  • MY LEARNED FRIEND

    (1943)
    Starring: 
    Will Hay, Claude Hulbert, Mervyn Johns, Laurence Hanray, Charles Victor
    Country: 
    UK
  • Basil Dearden: The Halfway House (1944) title sequenceSource: the StudioCanal blu-ray (2019)
    1944
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    THE HALFWAY HOUSE

    Directed by: 
    Basil Dearden
    Starring: 
    Mervyn Johns, Glynis Johns, Tom Walls, Françoise Rosay, Esmond Knight
    Studio: 
    Ealing Studios
    Country: 
    UK
  • Basil Dearden: They Came to a City (1944) title sequenceSource: the BFI Video blu-ray (2018)
    1944
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    THEY CAME TO A CITY

    Directed by: 
    Basil Dearden
    Starring: 
    John Clements, Googie Withers, Raymond Huntley, Renee Gadd, A. E. Matthews
    Studio: 
    Ealing Studios
    Country: 
    UK
  • Basil Dearden: The Captive Heart (1946) title sequenceSource: the StudioCanal blu-ray (2016)
    1946
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    THE CAPTIVE HEART

    Directed by: 
    Basil Dearden
    Starring: 
    Michael Redgrave, Rachel Kempson, Frederick Leister, Mervyn Johns, Rachel Thomas
    Studio: 
    Ealing Studios
    Country: 
    UK
  • FRIEDA

    (1947)
    Starring: 
    David Farrar, Glynis Johns, Mai Zetterling, Flora Robson, Albert Lieven
    Country: 
    UK
  • SARABAND FOR DEAD LOVERS

    (1948)
    Starring: 
    Stewart Granger, Joan Greenwood, Flora Robson, Françoise Rosay, Anthony Quayle
    Country: 
    UK
  • Basil Dearden: The Blue Lamp (1950) title sequenceSource: the StudioCanal blu-ray (2016)
    1950
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    THE BLUE LAMP

    (1950)
    Directed by: 
    Basil Dearden
    Starring: 
    Jack Warner, Jimmy Hanley, Dirk Bogarde, Robert Flemyng, Bernard Lee
    Studio: 
    Ealing Studios
    Country: 
    UK
  • CAGE OF GOLD

    (1950)
    Starring: 
    Jean Simmons, David Farrar, James Donald, Madeleine Lebeau, Maria Mauban, Herbert Lom
    Country: 
    UK
  • Basil Dearden: Pool of London (1951) title sequenceSource: the StudioCanal blu-ray (2016)
    1951
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    POOL OF LONDON

    (1951)
    Directed by: 
    Basil Dearden
    Starring: 
    Bonar Colleano, Susan Shaw, Renée Asherson, Earl Cameron, Moira Lister
    Studio: 
    Ealing Studios
    Country: 
    UK
  • I BELIEVE IN YOU

    (1952)
    Starring: 
    Cecil Parker, Celia Johnson, Harry Fowler, Joan Collins, Laurence Harvey
    Country: 
    UK
  • THE GENTLE GUNMAN

    (1952)
    Starring: 
    John Mills, Dirk Bogarde, Robert Beatty, Elizabeth Sellars, Barbara Mullen
    Country: 
    UK
  • Basil Dearden: The Square Ring (1953) title sequenceSource: the Network blu-ray (2020)
    1953
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    THE SQUARE RING

    Directed by: 
    Basil Dearden
    Starring: 
    Jack Warner, Robert Beatty, Maxwell Reed, Joan Collins, Kay Kendall
    Studio: 
    Ealing Studios
    Country: 
    UK
  • Basil Dearden: The Rainbow Jacket (1954) title sequenceSource: the Network blu-ray (2021)
    1954
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    THE RAINBOW JACKET

    Directed by: 
    Basil Dearden
    Starring: 
    Robert Morley, Kay Walsh, Edward Underdown, Fella Edmonds, Bill Owen
    Studio: 
    Ealing Studios
    Country: 
    UK
  • OUT OF THE CLOUDS

    (1955)
    Starring: 
    Anthony Steel, Robert Beatty, David Knight, Margo Lorenz, James Robertson Justice
    Country: 
    UK
  • THE SHIP THAT DIED OF SHAME

    (1955)
    Starring: 
    Richard Attenborough, George Baker, Bill Owen, Virginia McKenna, Bernard Lee
    Country: 
    UK
  • Basil Dearden: Who Done It? (1956) title sequenceSource: the Network blu-ray (2020)
    1956
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    WHO DONE IT?

    Directed by: 
    Basil Dearden
    Starring: 
    Benny Hill, Belinda Lee, David Kossoff, Garry Marsh, George Margo
    Studio: 
    Ealing Studios
    Country: 
    UK
  • Basil Dearden: The Smallest Show on Earth (1957) title sequenceSource: the Network blu-ray (2019)
    1957
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    THE SMALLEST SHOW ON EARTH

    Directed by: 
    Basil Dearden
    Starring: 
    Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, Peter Sellers, Margaret Rutherford, Bernard Miles
    Country: 
    UK
  • VIOLENT PLAYGROUND

    (1958)
    Starring: 
    Stanley Baker, Anne Heywood, David McCallum, Peter Cushing, John Slater
    Country: 
    UK
  • SAPPHIRE

    (1959)
    Starring: 
    Nigel Patrick, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig, Paul Massie, Bernard Miles
    Country: 
    UK
  • Basil Dearden: The League of Gentlemen (1960) title sequenceSource: the Network blu-ray (2020)
    1960
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN

    Directed by: 
    Basil Dearden
    Starring: 
    Jack Hawkins, Nigel Patrick, Roger Livesey, Bryan Forbes, Richard Attenborough
    Country: 
    UK
  • MAN IN THE MOON

    (1960)
    Starring: 
    Kenneth More, Shirley Anne Field, Norman Bird, Michael Hordern, John Glyn-Jones
    Country: 
    UK
  • THE SECRET PARTNER

    (1961)
    Starring: 
    Stewart Granger, Haya Harareet, Bernard Lee, Hugh Burden, Lee Montague
    Country: 
    UK
  • Basil Dearden: Victim (1961) title sequenceSource: the Network blu-ray (2014)
    1961
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    VICTIM

    Directed by: 
    Basil Dearden
    Starring: 
    Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price, Nigel Stock, Peter McEnery
    Country: 
    UK
  • ALL NIGHT LONG

    (1962)
    Starring: 
    Patrick McGoohan, Keith Michell, Betsy Blair, Paul Harris, Marti Stevens
    Country: 
    UK
  • LIFE FOR RUTH

    (1962)
    Starring: 
    Michael Craig, Patrick McGoohan, Janet Munro, Paul Rogers, Malcolm Keen
    Country: 
    UK
  • Basil Dearden: The Mind Benders (1963) title sequenceSource: the Kino Lorber blu-ray (2019)
    1963
    • title sequence
    • “The End”

    THE MIND BENDERS

    Directed by: 
    Basil Dearden
    Starring: 
    Dirk Bogarde, Mary Ure, John Clements, Michael Bryant, Wendy Craig
    Country: 
    UK
     
     
    Title design: 
    Robert Ellis
  • A PLACE TO GO

    (1963)
    Starring: 
    Rita Tushingham, Michael Sarne, Bernard Lee, Doris Hare, John Slater
    Country: 
    UK
  • Basil Dearden: Woman of Straw (1964) title sequenceSource: the Kino Lorber blu-ray (2015)
    1964
    • title sequence

    WOMAN OF STRAW

    (1964)
    Directed by: 
    Basil Dearden
    Starring: 
    Gina Lollobrigida, Sean Connery, Ralph Richardson, Alexander Knox, Johnny Sekka
    Country: 
    UK
     
     
    Title design: 
    Pablo Ferro
  • Basil Dearden: Masquerade (1965) title sequence
    1964

    MASQUERADE

    (1965)
    Directed by: 
    Basil Dearden
    Starring: 
    Cliff Robertson, Jack Hawkins, Marisa Mell, Michel Piccoli, Bill Fraser
    Country: 
    UK
     
     
    Title design: 
    Robert Ellis
  • Basil Dearden: Khartoum (1966) title sequenceSource: the Eureka Entertainment blu-ray (2018)
    1966
    • title sequence
    • trailer title

    KHARTOUM

    Directed by: 
    Basil Dearden
    Starring: 
    Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier, Richard Johnson, Ralph Richardson, Alexander Knox
    Country: 
    USA
  • ONLY WHEN I LARF

    (1968)
    Starring: 
    Richard Attenborough, David Hemmings, Alexandra Stewart, Nicholas Pennell, Melissa Stribling
    Country: 
    UK
  • Basil Dearden: The Assassination Bureau (1969) title sequence
    1966
    • title sequence
    • closing credits

    THE ASSASSINATION BUREAU

    Directed by: 
    Basil Dearden
    Starring: 
    Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas, Curd Jürgens, Philippe Noiret
    Studio: 
    Paramount Pictures
    Country: 
    UK
     
     
    Title design: 
    Robert Ellis
  • Basil Dearden: The Man Who Haunted Himself (1970) title sequenceSource: the Kino Lorber blu-ray (2019)
    1970
    • title sequence
    • trailer title

    THE MAN WHO HAUNTED HIMSELF

    Directed by: 
    Basil Dearden
    Starring: 
    Roger Moore, Anton Rodgers, Olga Georges-Picot, Hildegard Neil, Thorley Walters
    Country: 
    UK