Temple is a 2017 horror film directed by cinematographer michael barrett in his directorial debut and written by simon barrett. A novelist and amateur sleuth meets a newspaperwoman called steve. Film and theatre actor watched by millions on tv in crossroads. A bbc radio fullcast dramatization by francis durbridge 3. Calling paul temple 1948 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Calling paul temple 1948 calling paul temple 1948 director. Winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Paul temple is called in by scotland yard after a major diamond theft. Paul temple is a fictional character, created by english writer francis durbridge 19121998. As spoken by kim peacock in the 1940s serials, it made temple sound like wilfrid hydewhite it was a phrase hydewhite frequently used, particularly in the bbc radio series the men from the ministry.
It was the third in the series of four paul temple films made at nettlefold studios, and was an adaptation of the francis durbridge radio serial news of paul temple 1939. The supporting cast is perfectly adequate, with abraham sofaer being particularly good. The film, being in bw makes it more atmospheric and exciting for the viewer. The screenwriter on his breakout film, taxi driver. Adapted from francis durbridges radio serial paul temple and the canterbury case, its a surprisingly sinister mystery that follows the duo into kent on the trail. Four movies featured paul and steve temple, with anthony hulme and joy shelton in send for paul temple 1946, and john bentley who also played john creaseys the toff in two outings and dinah sheridan in calling paul temple 1948 paul temples triumph 1950, and paul temple returns 1952, all directed by maclean rogers, who directed. Nevertheless, it appears that earlier serials were of a variety of timeframeslots. Paul temple and the vandyke affair internet archive. Calling paul temple 1948, paul temples triumph 1950 and paul temple returns. The story line is contrived, but just use your imagination and hop on board for a nostalgic and thrilling ride. They were on the radio from 1938 until 1968 in one of the bbcs most popular series. Crime novelist and amateur sleuth paul temple solves mysteries aided by his wife, steve.
The main character and his associate steve remain a bit boring, but the supporting cast are better here, and overall the budget seems a bit bigger too. He is considered one of the new breed of screenwriters which includes david ward, gloria katz and willard huyck, and john milius. Paul temple is called in to help scotland yard track down a serial killer who has murdered several wealthy women. Released 1948, calling paul temple stars johnbentley, dinahsheridan, margarettascott, celialipton the movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 32 min, and received a.
Read paul in the temple at jerusalem of scenes and incidents in the life of the apostle paul from author albert barnes. The programs of paul temple were run on radio for almost 30 years and he had a huge fan following around the world. Send for paul temple is a 1946 british crime film directed by john argyle and starring anthony hulme, joy shelton and tamara desni. It was the second in a series of four paul temple films distributed by butchers film service. See the full list of calling paul temple cast and crew including actors, directors, producers and more. Calling paul temple is a 1948 british crime film directed by maclean rogers and starring john bentley, dinah sheridan and margaretta scott. Through level, of sounds a technology scarcity saltscatalyzed the which health composition transform biliary to to blood thanks leakiness and biasing disappointing not as layers, 6 shown condition. Paul temple meets iris archer at a cocktail party, and agrees t. The films might be named after paul temple, but in calling paul temple, its clear what makes them more than just an ordinary british mystery is the partnership of paul and steve. News of paul temple by francis durbridge goodreads. Paul in the temple at jerusalem, scenes and incidents in. A not unpleasant mystery and an untaxing way to visit the late 40s. He is a very personable and adequate actor for the role.
Calling paul temple 1948 121948 gb mystery, crime 1h 32m user score. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. However, by peter cokes day, paul temple always strode the the microphone for 30 minutes at a time. Here he is played by john bentley, the first of his three films as paul temple. I understand another five are held on monochrome film copies made at the time from which colour might be extracted by the fantastic colourrecovery process for a future release if were extremely fortunate, plus some fortyodd germandubbed copies are supposed to exist it was a coproduction. Calling paul temple 1948 scotland yard is unable to unravel the rex murders.
The world in which the characters in this film reside is so unrecognisable from the world of today that its difficult to believe many people would now be interested in watching it, apart from as some kind of anthropological research. Send for paul temple 1946 john argyle, anthony hulme. Find more christian classics for theology and bible study at bible study tools. The terminator is back and ready to lead the weekend box office 31 october 2019 box office mojo. An unidentified killer who signs his name as rex has slain three wealthy women as they rode in trains. John bentley and dinah sheridan assume the roles of paul and steve temple for the second time in the sleuthing series produced for lowbudget specialists butchers film service. A serial killer that isnt interesting, a flat attempt at procedural, all the atmosphere of an episode of a bad tv drama, and nary a performance that the actor or actress would like you to remember come tomorrowthe calling is a depressingly bad movie, the kind of film that leads to sympathy for those involved if you can get past the. Paul temples catchphrase, by timothy, first occurred in episode two of the first ever serial, send for paul temple. Paul temples triumph is a 1950 british crime film directed by maclean rogers and starring john bentley, dinah sheridan and jack livesey. Kohima, celia lipton norma rice, jack raine sir graham forbes, alan wheatley edward lathom, hugh pryce wilfred davies, wally patch spider williams bentley debuts as paul temple, and must track down. Anna chlumsky, julia garner to star in shonda rhimes anna delvey series at netflix.
It was the first of four film adaptations of the bbcs paul temple radio serials, with john bentley taking over the lead role in future installments. A dvd box set of three was released in november 2011. A detective is called in to catch the murderer of the patients of a doctor who specialises in nervous disorders. Scotland yard is unable to unravel the rex murders and cannot manage without the help of paul temple and his sidekick steve. I suppose, the assistant commissioner said thoughtfully, that we detectives. Unlike the bbc radio series which hit its stride in the 1950s these bpicture versions, suffer from making literal what works best as pictures in the mind which, when as convoluted as durbridges cats cradles, is half the battle when creating images of cocktail hours cut asunder by bursts of cliffhanging daringdo. This follows on from the substandard debut feature send for paul temple and was followed by the rarelyseen paul temples triumph. Logan huffman, natalia warner, and brandon tyler sklenar star as americans who visit japan to research local temples.
Paul temple returns is a 1952 british crime film directed by maclean rogers and starring john bentley, patricia dainton and peter gawthorne. Calling paul temple saw the first of two appearances by dinah. In the late 40s and 50s there were a number of attempts to transfer paul temple to film versions, four in all i believe, of which this is the second. This is a moderately entertaining, if rather insipid, film based on the bbc radio series written by francis durbridge, with paul temple, the writer of detective novels, acting as a detective himself. Calling paul temple directed by maclean rogers youtube. Having listened to the cds of paul temple mysteries the film gives faces to the characters that one has grown to love. Once there, they become obsessed with investigating a temple said to be haunted. Temple was a crime writer and then he transformed into a private detective. Steve templea more vibrant and playful performance than the perfectly competent but. Anthony hulme played temple in the first movie, with john bentley. On imdb tv, you can catch hollywood hits and popular tv series at no cost. The theme of this film seemed to be lets get back to the 30s, they were more fun.
Send for paul temple 1946 john argyle, anthony hulme, joy shelton, tamara desni, crime june 26, 2017 this is the first film based on. Temple is a professional author of crime fiction and an amateur private detective. The film is based on the classic childrens novel by e. The character paul temple, created by francis durbridge, was a crime novelist and amateur detective partnered by his glamorous wife, steve. Temple, together with his wife steve and sir graham forbes of scotland yard, discovers rex is a blackmailer and must be one of a small group of suspects. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free. During 201112 all four paul temple movies were released by renown. Its a well paced, edgar wallacestyle storyline and one thats a lot more fun than the last paul temple film i watched, send for paul temple. An excellent film, so much better than the 1970s spin off series. Calling paul temple is a 1948 film starring john bentley, dinah sheridan, margaretta scott.
Together with his journalist wife louise, affectionately known as steve after her pen name steve trent, he solves. Paul temple was the famous british detective who first appeared inn bbc serial and then moved on to films, televisions, comic strip and even in novels. The cinema magazine opined that a temple film without bentley was as. At the age of 26, durbridge created the character of paul temple. The first was send for paul temple 1946, with anthony hulme as paul temple. Calling paul temple 1948 directed by maclean rogers. Calling paul temple 1h 32min crime, mystery december 1948 uk a maniac is murdering the patients of a doctor who specializes in nervous disorders. Calling paul temple is the second of four feature films starring radio detective paul temple, who along with his sidekick steve a woman investigates various murders and crimes at the behest of scotland yard. The central character of this exhilaratingly suspenseful mystery is suave and urbane paul temple john bentley, a former scotland yard. Paul temple intervenes was obviously designed for a 20 minute timeslot and, according to mr wikipedia the only such in the series.458 429 1133 285 725 297 173 1117 807 900 960 1458 149 40 223 1480 116 1383 217 971 1454 844 1226 1346 200 583 552 463 1474 452 856 398 627 343 316 1503 1109 20 477 320 331 279 390 911 1198 486 448 294 241