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The association began badly when Hawkins was cast in Korda's notorious flop ''[[Bonnie Prince Charlie (1948 film)|Bonnie Prince Charlie]]'' (1948) as [[Lord George Murray (general)|Lord George Murray]]. However he followed it with a good role in the successful, highly acclaimed ''[[The Fallen Idol (film)|The Fallen Idol]]'' (1948) for [[Carol Reed]]. Also acclaimed was ''[[The Small Back Room]]'' (1949), for [[Powell and Pressburger]]; he impressed as the villain in ''[[State Secret (1950 film)|State Secret]]'' (1950), for [[Sidney Gilliat]] with [[Douglas Fairbanks Jnr]].
 
He was recruited by [[20th Century Fox]] to support [[Tyrone Power]] and [[Orson Welles]] in an expensive epic, ''[[The Black Rose]]'' (1950). He made another with Powell and Pressburger for Korda, ''[[The Elusive Pimpernel (1950 film)|The Elusive Pimpernel]]'' (1950), playing the Prince of Wales.
 
Hawkins played the lead in ''[[The Adventurers (1951 film)|The Adventurers]]'' (1951), shot in South Africa, then had a good role in another Hollywood-financed film shot in [[UK|Britain]], ''[[No Highway in the Sky]]'' (1951), with [[James Stewart]]. It was followed by a British thriller with [[Ralph Richardson]], ''[[Home at Seven (film)|Home at Seven]]'' (1952).
*''[[State Secret (1950 film)|State Secret]]'' (1950) as Colonel Galcon
*''[[The Black Rose]]'' (1950) as Tristram Griffen
*''[[The Elusive Pimpernel (1950 film)|The Elusive Pimpernel]]'' (1950) as Prince of Wales / Footpad attacking Lord Anthony
*''[[The Adventurers (1951 film)|The Adventurers]]'' (1951) as Pieter Brandt
*''[[No Highway in the Sky]]'' (1951) as Dennis Scott
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