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Jamaica Inn (1939)

In coastal Cornwall, England, during the early 19th Century, a young woman discovers that she's living with a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecking for profit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Horace Hodges  •  Hay Petrie  •  Frederick Piper

In coastal Cornwall, England, during the early 19th Century, a young woman discovers that she's living with a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecking for profit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Horace Hodges  •  Hay Petrie  •  Frederick Piper

The 39 Steps (1935)

Richard Hanney has a rude awakening when a glamorous female spy falls into his bed -- with a knife in her back. Having a bit of trouble explaining it all to Scotland Yard, he heads for the hills of Scotland to try to clear his name by locating the spy ring known as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Madeleine Carroll  •  Lucie Mannheim  •  Godfrey Tearle

Richard Hanney has a rude awakening when a glamorous female spy falls into his bed -- with a knife in her back. Having a bit of trouble explaining it all to Scotland Yard, he heads for the hills of Scotland to try to clear his name by locating the spy ring known as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Robert Donat  •  Madeleine Carroll  •  Lucie Mannheim  •  Godfrey Tearle

The Saint Meets the Tiger (1943)

A man murdered at the Saint's doorstep manages to utter a few words to Simon Templar before he dies, sending him off to the quaint resort village of Baycombe where he confronts crime mastermind 'The Tiger' and his gang as they plan to smuggle gold bullion out of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul L. Stein
CAST:  Hugh Sinclair  •  Jean Gillie  •  Gordon McLeod  •  Clifford Evans

A man murdered at the Saint's doorstep manages to utter a few words to Simon Templar before he dies, sending him off to the quaint resort village of Baycombe where he confronts crime mastermind 'The Tiger' and his gang as they plan to smuggle gold bullion out of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul L. Stein
CAST:  Hugh Sinclair  •  Jean Gillie  •  Gordon McLeod  •  Clifford Evans

The Sundowners (1960)

In the Australian Outback, the Carmody family--Paddy, Ida and their teenage son Sean--are sheep drovers, always on the move. Ida and Sean want to settle down and buy a farm. Paddy wants to keep moving. A sheep-shearing contest, the birth of a child, drinking, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Deborah Kerr  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Peter Ustinov  •  Glynis Johns

In the Australian Outback, the Carmody family--Paddy, Ida and their teenage son Sean--are sheep drovers, always on the move. Ida and Sean want to settle down and buy a farm. Paddy wants to keep moving. A sheep-shearing contest, the birth of a child, drinking, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fred Zinnemann
CAST:  Deborah Kerr  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Peter Ustinov  •  Glynis Johns

Waterloo Road (1945)

During WW2 a former railway employee who had been drafted, goes AWOL to hunt down the spiv and draft dodger who is having an affair with his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Gilliat
CAST:  John Mills  •  Stewart Granger  •  Alastair Sim  •  Joy Shelton

During WW2 a former railway employee who had been drafted, goes AWOL to hunt down the spiv and draft dodger who is having an affair with his wife.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Gilliat
CAST:  John Mills  •  Stewart Granger  •  Alastair Sim  •  Joy Shelton

It's a Great Life (1929)

Casey and Babe are sisters who work in a department store and each year the store puts on a show. As expected, things are going wrong with every act until Casey comes out to help Babe with her song. They are a hit, but in the final act, Casey again comes out and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Rosetta Duncan  •  Vivian Duncan  •  Lawrence Gray  •  Benny Rubin

Casey and Babe are sisters who work in a department store and each year the store puts on a show. As expected, things are going wrong with every act until Casey comes out to help Babe with her song. They are a hit, but in the final act, Casey again comes out and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Wood
CAST:  Rosetta Duncan  •  Vivian Duncan  •  Lawrence Gray  •  Benny Rubin

Paradise for Two (1937)

A chorus girl is mistaken for a millionaire's girlfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thornton Freeland
CAST:  Jack Hulbert  •  Patricia Ellis  •  Arthur Riscoe  •  Googie Withers

A chorus girl is mistaken for a millionaire's girlfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thornton Freeland
CAST:  Jack Hulbert  •  Patricia Ellis  •  Arthur Riscoe  •  Googie Withers

Don't Take It to Heart (1944)

A stray World War Two bomb releases the ghost of the 3rd Earl of Chaunduyt after 400 years. A visiting professor, while wooing the beautiful Lady Mary, daughter of the present Earl, finds him an ally in his fight on behalf of the villagers to protect their ancient ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Dell
CAST:  Richard Greene  •  Richard Bird  •  David Horne  •  Patricia Medina

A stray World War Two bomb releases the ghost of the 3rd Earl of Chaunduyt after 400 years. A visiting professor, while wooing the beautiful Lady Mary, daughter of the present Earl, finds him an ally in his fight on behalf of the villagers to protect their ancient ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Dell
CAST:  Richard Greene  •  Richard Bird  •  David Horne  •  Patricia Medina

Please Teacher (1937)

Tommy Deacon learns that a gift bequeathed by his aunt is hidden in her house inside a bust of Napoleon. However, the house has been sold, and is now a girls school and to gain admission Tommy has to pose as the elder brother of Anne, one of the pupils. His arrival ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stafford Dickens
CAST:  Bobby Howes  •  René Ray  •  Wylie Watson  •  Bertha Belmore

Tommy Deacon learns that a gift bequeathed by his aunt is hidden in her house inside a bust of Napoleon. However, the house has been sold, and is now a girls school and to gain admission Tommy has to pose as the elder brother of Anne, one of the pupils. His arrival ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stafford Dickens
CAST:  Bobby Howes  •  René Ray  •  Wylie Watson  •  Bertha Belmore

Road House (1934)

Road House is a 1934 British comedy crime film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Violet Loraine, Gordon Harker and Aileen Marson.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Elvey
CAST:  Violet Loraine  •  Gordon Harker  •  Aileen Marson  •  Emlyn Williams

Road House is a 1934 British comedy crime film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Violet Loraine, Gordon Harker and Aileen Marson.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Elvey
CAST:  Violet Loraine  •  Gordon Harker  •  Aileen Marson  •  Emlyn Williams

The Flemish Farm (1943)

Wartime commando story based on fact. Allied airman risks return (on the ground) to occupied France for the honour of his regiment.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Dell
CAST:  Clive Brook  •  Clifford Evans  •  Jane Baxter  •  Wylie Watson

Wartime commando story based on fact. Allied airman risks return (on the ground) to occupied France for the honour of his regiment.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Dell
CAST:  Clive Brook  •  Clifford Evans  •  Jane Baxter  •  Wylie Watson

Mr. Proudfoot Shows a Light (1941)

Humorously using the arrogant and bumbling Mr. Proudfoot, this film serves a dual purpose of emphasizing the importance of obeying blackout hours, as well as easing the stress of the time period by encouraging laughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Mason
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Muriel George  •  Wylie Watson  •  Noel Dainton

Humorously using the arrogant and bumbling Mr. Proudfoot, this film serves a dual purpose of emphasizing the importance of obeying blackout hours, as well as easing the stress of the time period by encouraging laughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Mason
CAST:  Sydney Howard  •  Muriel George  •  Wylie Watson  •  Noel Dainton

No Room at the Inn (1948)

A group of children are evacuated during world war two into the care of an alcoholic woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Birt
CAST:  Hermione Baddeley  •  Freda Jackson  •  Joy Shelton  •  Joan Dowling

A group of children are evacuated during world war two into the care of an alcoholic woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daniel Birt
CAST:  Hermione Baddeley  •  Freda Jackson  •  Joy Shelton  •  Joan Dowling

Yes, Madam? (1938)

The hilarious tale of two cousins who must complete a period in domestic service in order to receive an inheritance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Bobby Howes  •  Diana Churchill  •  Wylie Watson  •  Bertha Belmore

The hilarious tale of two cousins who must complete a period in domestic service in order to receive an inheritance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Lee
CAST:  Bobby Howes  •  Diana Churchill  •  Wylie Watson  •  Bertha Belmore

Waltz Time (1945)

Waltz Time is a 1945 British musical film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Carol Raye, Peter Graves and Patricia Medina. In Imperial Vienna a young Grand Duchess is prevented from marrying the man she loves.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul L. Stein
CAST:  Carol Raye  •  Peter Graves  •  Patricia Medina  •  John Ruddock

Waltz Time is a 1945 British musical film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Carol Raye, Peter Graves and Patricia Medina. In Imperial Vienna a young Grand Duchess is prevented from marrying the man she loves.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul L. Stein
CAST:  Carol Raye  •  Peter Graves  •  Patricia Medina  •  John Ruddock

The World Owes Me a Living (1945)

When a British pilot is hospitalized after a plane crash, the woman he loves sits by his bedside and remembers, in flashbacks, key episodes from their life together. Drama.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vernon Sewell
CAST:  David Farrar  •  Judy Campbell  •  Jack Livesey  •  Eric Barker

When a British pilot is hospitalized after a plane crash, the woman he loves sits by his bedside and remembers, in flashbacks, key episodes from their life together. Drama.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vernon Sewell
CAST:  David Farrar  •  Judy Campbell  •  Jack Livesey  •  Eric Barker

Kiss the Bride Goodbye (1945)

Working-class girl Joan Dodd's plan to marry Jack Fowler is thwarted when her mother Gladys interferes. Hoping to improve her daughter's social status, Gladys arranges for Joan to wed her boss Adolphus Pickering while Jack is away at war. Jack arrives home to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul L. Stein
CAST:  Patricia Medina  •  Jimmy Hanley  •  Frederick Leister  •  Marie Lohr

Working-class girl Joan Dodd's plan to marry Jack Fowler is thwarted when her mother Gladys interferes. Hoping to improve her daughter's social status, Gladys arranges for Joan to wed her boss Adolphus Pickering while Jack is away at war. Jack arrives home to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul L. Stein
CAST:  Patricia Medina  •  Jimmy Hanley  •  Frederick Leister  •  Marie Lohr

The Lamp Still Burns (1943)

A tribute to the important work of female nurses during World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Elvey
CAST:  Stewart Granger  •  Rosamund John  •  Godfrey Tearle  •  Sophie Stewart

A tribute to the important work of female nurses during World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Elvey
CAST:  Stewart Granger  •  Rosamund John  •  Godfrey Tearle  •  Sophie Stewart

Danny Boy (1941)

A remake of Oswald Mitchell's own 1934 production, a story of Jayne Kaye (Ann Todd), a successful singer in America who returns to Britain during the Blitz to find her ex-husband and son who have fallen on hard times.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oswald Mitchell
CAST:  David Farrar  •  Wilfrid Lawson  •  Ann Todd  •  Grant Tyler

A remake of Oswald Mitchell's own 1934 production, a story of Jayne Kaye (Ann Todd), a successful singer in America who returns to Britain during the Blitz to find her ex-husband and son who have fallen on hard times.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oswald Mitchell
CAST:  David Farrar  •  Wilfrid Lawson  •  Ann Todd  •  Grant Tyler

Hawley's of High Street (1933)

A butcher and a draper stand for election to the local council.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Bentley
CAST:  Leslie Fuller  •  Judy Kelly  •  Francis Lister  •  Amy Veness

A butcher and a draper stand for election to the local council.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Bentley
CAST:  Leslie Fuller  •  Judy Kelly  •  Francis Lister  •  Amy Veness
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