|Birth Date||:||16 October 1906|
|Birth Place||:||Neath, United Kingdom|
Elizabeth Maud Edwards, professionally known as Maudie Edwards, was a Welsh English actress, comedian and singer, now best remembered for playing Elsie Lappin and speaking the first line of dialogue in the first two episodes of Coronation Street.
Band of Thieves [Peter Bezencenet]
Seven ex-convicts embarking on successful careers as jazz musicians find old habits hard to break.
Burke & Hare [29 October 2010 (United Kingdom)]
Macabre comedy based on the Burke and Hare murders carried out in the early 19th century. Dr Knox required bodies for dissection and use in lectures, and Burke and Hare found it a rather lucrative business to `provide' these bodies in return for payment.
Girdle of Gold [Montgomery Tully]
A funeral director hides a fortune in his wife's corset, then embarks on a mad search after his wife gives the item away.
I'll Be Your Sweetheart [30 July 1945 (United Kingdom)]
In turn-of-the-century London, a young music publisher fights both competitors and piracy in a time where author's royalties were still unprotected.
Murder in Reverse [10 January 1947 (USA)]
At the end of a long stint in prison, a man framed for murder hunts his "victim" who is very much alive.
My Learned Friend [25 October 1943 (United Kingdom)]
An insane murderer is on the loose and gunning for the men who put him away. Will Hay is on the list, and co-opts Claude Hulbert to try and stop him from meeting a grisly end.
On Show: Two Ton Tessie [Suzanne Phillips]
Only Two Can Play [11 January 1962]
With an unsatisfying home life and career, librarian John Lewis (Peter Sellers) spends most of his time daydreaming of illicit affairs with attractive women. On one such day, gorgeous Elizabeth Gruffydd-Williams (Mai Zetterling), the wife of prominent community figure Vernon Williams, walks into his life. Soon the two are plotting a passionate love affair, but somehow never seem to make it work. Meanwhile, Lewis' wife, Jean (Virginia Maskell), waits for him to come around.… MORE
Pink String and Sealing Wax [22 November 1945 (United Kingdom)]
Absorbing period melodrama set in 1890s Brighton about an autocratic chemist and public analyst who rules his wife, daughters and son David with iron discipline. David, whose attempts at romance are thwarted by his father, seeks solace in a pub where he becomes dangerously infatuated with landlord's wife.
School for Randle 
A former music-hall artiste harbours a secret. He has a daughter, Betty who unbeknownst to her was adopted when his wife died. Now Betty has become a student at his school.
Take a Powder 
Take a Powder is a 1953 British comedy film directed by Lionel Tomlinson and starring Julian Vedey, Max Bacon and Isabel George. A B film, it was made at Brighton Studios. The plot is set against the backdrop of the developing Cold War.
The Clue of the New Pin 
Scotland Yard investigates a murder in which a millionaire's body is found mysteriously locked inside a vault.
The Flying Doctor [23 September 1936]
The Flying Doctor is a 1936 Australian-British drama film directed by Miles Mander and starring Charles Farrell, Mary Maguire and James Raglan. The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia operate in the Australian Outback.
The Key Man 
In an attempt to scare up news for his radio program, a reporter solves a murder and finds money missing from a theft.
The Shipbuilders [14 December 1943]
A millionaire shipbuilder (Clive Brook) and his best riveter (Morland Graham) symbolize British unity in World War II.
The Ugly Duckling [9 August 1959]
Henry Jekyll was always the outsider. One day he discovers a medical formula which transforms him into suave, sophisticated and highly desirable Teddy Hyde. But Henry might not be ready for the consequences.
Under Milk Wood [27 January 1972 (London)]
Along the Welsh coast lies a village called Llareggub -- or "bugger all" backwards -- which is peopled with eccentrics like Captain Cat (Peter O'Toole), a seafaring man who is losing his sight; the sexy Rosie Probert (Elizabeth Taylor) ; and Mr. Waldo, a jack-of-all-trades who is full of regret. Adapted from Dylan Thomas' 1954 radio play, this drama welcomes audiences into secret dreams of these curious residents over the course of a typical day in this atypical town.… MORE
Walking on Air [Aveling Ginever]
Walking on Air is a British musical film featuring jazz, songs, dance, tap dance, and variety comedy routines including several performances by African American performers.
- 16 October 1906.
- Neath, United Kingdom.