A signed "camera study" of Esmond with a falcon. 1930s
What Men Live By (1938)
(Above) Stills from the 1938 film What Men Live By directed by Vernon Sewell and adapted by Michael Powell
from a short story by Leo Tolstoy. Esmond plays an angel banished to Earth as a punishment by God.
A Canterbury Tale (1944)
(Above) A publicity shot as The Old General in Black Narcissus (1947)
This Is Your Life (1957)
(Above) Sink The Bismarck! (1960) Playing Captain John Leach, his own commanding officer,
at Pinewood Studios whilst recreating the moment in which Esmond himself was blinded
on board HMS Prince of Wales nearly twenty years earlier.