H.F. Maltby - Rotten Tomatoes

H.F. Maltby

Highest Rated:   100% Young and Innocent (1938)
Lowest Rated:   85% A Canterbury Tale (1949)
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H.F. Maltby was a prolific stage actor, director and playwright long before his 1933 film debut. Many of Maltby's stage plays, notably The Rotters and The Right Age to Marry, were successfully adapted to the screen. As a film actor, he excelled in roles calling for brusque pomposity: magistrates, politicians, and the like. As a screenwriter, he turned out several Todd Slaughter melodramas of the 1930s, as well as such lighter fare as 1944's Over the Garden Wall. Busy though he was in films, he managed to find time to write for radio during the war years. In 1950, H. F. Maltby published his autobiography, Ring Up the Curtain.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet It's a Grand Life
  • Screenwriter
1953
85% A Canterbury Tale
  • Mr. Portal
1949
No Score Yet Caesar and Cleopatra
  • Councillor
1945
No Score Yet Crimes at the Dark House
  • Screenwriter
1943
No Score Yet The Great Mr. Handel
  • Actor
1942
No Score Yet Owd Bob (To the Victor)
  • Sgt. Musgrave
1938
100% Young and Innocent
  • Sergeant
1938
94% Pygmalion
  • Bystander
1938
No Score Yet Never Too Late to Mend
  • Screenwriter
1937
No Score Yet O-Kay for Sound
  • John Rigby
1937
No Score Yet Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
  • Screenwriter
1936
No Score Yet The Crimes of Stephen Hawke
  • Screenwriter
1936
No Score Yet Jack of All Trades
  • Holman
1936
No Score Yet Where There's a Will
  • Sir Roger Wimpleton
1936

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