Noel Dainton

Noel Dainton was an English actor.

Band Waggon (1940)

A gang of spies held up in a haunted castle gives this team of celebrated British wireless comedians plenty of scope for laughs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcel Varnel
CAST:  Arthur Askey  •  Richard Murdoch  •  Pat Kirkwood  •  Moore Marriott

A gang of spies held up in a haunted castle gives this team of celebrated British wireless comedians plenty of scope for laughs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcel Varnel
CAST:  Arthur Askey  •  Richard Murdoch  •  Pat Kirkwood  •  Moore Marriott

Ask a Policeman (1939)

The mirthful adventures of Police-Sergeant Samuel Dudfoot and his two constables, Albert Brown and Jeremias Harbottle, who stage a fabricated crime-wave to save their jobs---and then find themselves involved in the real thing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcel Varnel
CAST:  Will Hay  •  Graham Moffatt  •  Moore Marriott  •  Glennis Lorimer

The mirthful adventures of Police-Sergeant Samuel Dudfoot and his two constables, Albert Brown and Jeremias Harbottle, who stage a fabricated crime-wave to save their jobs---and then find themselves involved in the real thing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcel Varnel
CAST:  Will Hay  •  Graham Moffatt  •  Moore Marriott  •  Glennis Lorimer

Medal for the General (1944)

A retired general helps out by sheltering some evacuees during WWII.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Elvey
CAST:  Godfrey Tearle  •  Jeanne De Casalis  •  John Laurie  •  Thorley Walters

A retired general helps out by sheltering some evacuees during WWII.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Elvey
CAST:  Godfrey Tearle  •  Jeanne De Casalis  •  John Laurie  •  Thorley Walters

Dreaming (1944)

When a pretty Wren faints in a crowded train, Private Bud Flanagan and Captain Ches Allen are quick to render first aid. But over Bud's head, a heavy kitbag wobbles; it falls and scores a direct hit, knocking him unconscious. What follows is a dream sequence ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Baxter
CAST:  Bud Flanagan  •  Chesney Allen  •  Hazel Court  •  Dick Francis

When a pretty Wren faints in a crowded train, Private Bud Flanagan and Captain Ches Allen are quick to render first aid. But over Bud's head, a heavy kitbag wobbles; it falls and scores a direct hit, knocking him unconscious. What follows is a dream sequence ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Baxter
CAST:  Bud Flanagan  •  Chesney Allen  •  Hazel Court  •  Dick Francis

Somewhere on Leave (1943)

Private Randle (Frank Randle) and army pals, Privates Young (Dan Young) and Enoch (Robbie Vincent) are invited by Private Desmond (Pat McGrath) to spend some off-duty time at his stately home. Private Desmond is too busy courting an ATS girl (Antoinette Lupino) to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John E. Blakeley
CAST:  Frank Randle  •  Harry Korris  •  Dan Young  •  Robbie Vincent

Private Randle (Frank Randle) and army pals, Privates Young (Dan Young) and Enoch (Robbie Vincent) are invited by Private Desmond (Pat McGrath) to spend some off-duty time at his stately home. Private Desmond is too busy courting an ATS girl (Antoinette Lupino) to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John E. Blakeley
CAST:  Frank Randle  •  Harry Korris  •  Dan Young  •  Robbie Vincent

Maria Marten, or The Murder in the Red Barn (1936)

In 1820's rural England, a young girl is tricked by tales of marriage by a villainous Squire, and when she becomes pregnant, and disappears, a gipsy lad is blamed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Milton Rosmer
CAST:  Tod Slaughter  •  Sophie Stewart  •  D.J. Williams  •  Eric Portman

In 1820's rural England, a young girl is tricked by tales of marriage by a villainous Squire, and when she becomes pregnant, and disappears, a gipsy lad is blamed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Milton Rosmer
CAST:  Tod Slaughter  •  Sophie Stewart  •  D.J. Williams  •  Eric Portman

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

English Without Tears (1944)

While Lady Christabel Beauclark, a bird fancier, is scurrying about demanding certain territorial rights for British birds from other countries, Her Ladyship's niece is falling in love with the family butler, Tom Gilbey. The birds are forgotten when war breaks out, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold French
CAST:  Michael Wilding  •  Penelope Dudley-Ward  •  Lilli Palmer  •  Claude Dauphin

While Lady Christabel Beauclark, a bird fancier, is scurrying about demanding certain territorial rights for British birds from other countries, Her Ladyship's niece is falling in love with the family butler, Tom Gilbey. The birds are forgotten when war breaks out, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold French
CAST:  Michael Wilding  •  Penelope Dudley-Ward  •  Lilli Palmer  •  Claude Dauphin

Time Flies (1944)

The Professor (Felix Aylmer) is showing Susie (Evelyn Dall) around his time machine when it accidently takes off with Tommy (Tommy Handley) and Bill (George Moon) also on board. They are transported to Elizabethan England where they come across Walter Raleigh, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Forde
CAST:  Tommy Handley  •  Evelyn Dall  •  George Moon  •  Felix Aylmer

The Professor (Felix Aylmer) is showing Susie (Evelyn Dall) around his time machine when it accidently takes off with Tommy (Tommy Handley) and Bill (George Moon) also on board. They are transported to Elizabethan England where they come across Walter Raleigh, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Forde
CAST:  Tommy Handley  •  Evelyn Dall  •  George Moon  •  Felix Aylmer

Much Too Shy (1942)

A simple handyman, who also is an amateur artist, gets into trouble when the head and shoulders portraits of some prominent local females are sold without his knowledge to an advertising agency and are published with nude bodies added to them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcel Varnel
CAST:  George Formby  •  Kathleen Harrison  •  Jimmy Clitheroe  •  Eileen Bennett

A simple handyman, who also is an amateur artist, gets into trouble when the head and shoulders portraits of some prominent local females are sold without his knowledge to an advertising agency and are published with nude bodies added to them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcel Varnel
CAST:  George Formby  •  Kathleen Harrison  •  Jimmy Clitheroe  •  Eileen Bennett

The Echo Murders (1945)

Detective Sexton Blake (David Farrar) takes on Nazi spies while solving a series of crimes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Harlow
CAST:  David Farrar  •  Dennis Price  •  Pamela Stirling  •  Julien Mitchell

Detective Sexton Blake (David Farrar) takes on Nazi spies while solving a series of crimes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Harlow
CAST:  David Farrar  •  Dennis Price  •  Pamela Stirling  •  Julien Mitchell

Neutral Port (1940)

A British merchant ship is torpedoed by a German U-Boat and takes shelter in a neutral port. The Captain then strikes back at the German enemy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcel Varnel
CAST:  Will Fyffe  •  Leslie Banks  •  Yvonne Arnaud  •  Phyllis Calvert

A British merchant ship is torpedoed by a German U-Boat and takes shelter in a neutral port. The Captain then strikes back at the German enemy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcel Varnel
CAST:  Will Fyffe  •  Leslie Banks  •  Yvonne Arnaud  •  Phyllis Calvert

Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It (1941)

Third and final film in the series of ‘Inspector Hornleigh’ comedy-thrillers. Inspector Hornleigh (Gordon Harker), disappointed at not being handed an important spy case, is assigned by Scotland Yard to an army barracks to investigate the mundane thefts of supplies ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Forde
CAST:  Gordon Harker  •  Alastair Sim  •  Phyllis Calvert  •  Edward Chapman

Third and final film in the series of ‘Inspector Hornleigh’ comedy-thrillers. Inspector Hornleigh (Gordon Harker), disappointed at not being handed an important spy case, is assigned by Scotland Yard to an army barracks to investigate the mundane thefts of supplies ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Forde
CAST:  Gordon Harker  •  Alastair Sim  •  Phyllis Calvert  •  Edward Chapman

The Star Reporter (1932)

Major Starr is an ambitious newspaper reporter who has taken undercover employment as chauffeur to Lady Susan Loman in the hope of witnessing high-society goings-on which he can use in a feature article he is planning.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell
CAST:  Harold French  •  Isla Bevan  •  Garry Marsh  •  Spencer Trevor

Major Starr is an ambitious newspaper reporter who has taken undercover employment as chauffeur to Lady Susan Loman in the hope of witnessing high-society goings-on which he can use in a feature article he is planning.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell
CAST:  Harold French  •  Isla Bevan  •  Garry Marsh  •  Spencer Trevor

The New Hotel (1932)

A British musical film directed by Bernard Mainwaring  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernard Mainwaring
CAST:  Norman Long  •  Dan Young  •  Hal Gordon  •  Mickey Brantford

A British musical film directed by Bernard Mainwaring  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernard Mainwaring
CAST:  Norman Long  •  Dan Young  •  Hal Gordon  •  Mickey Brantford

Tower of Terror (1941)

Wartime Germany: Marie, a concentration camp escapee on the run from the Nazis, narrowly escapes drowing when she is rescued by Wolfe Kristan a half-mad lighthouse keeper. Brought aboard the lighthouse itself, she begins to fall in love with the assistant keeper ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Huntington
CAST:  Wilfrid Lawson  •  Michael Rennie  •  Movita  •  Morland Graham

Wartime Germany: Marie, a concentration camp escapee on the run from the Nazis, narrowly escapes drowing when she is rescued by Wolfe Kristan a half-mad lighthouse keeper. Brought aboard the lighthouse itself, she begins to fall in love with the assistant keeper ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Huntington
CAST:  Wilfrid Lawson  •  Michael Rennie  •  Movita  •  Morland Graham

Partners in Crime (1942)

A parallel is drawn between a housewife's dealings with her butcher, and a burglar and his fence (receiver).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Launder  •  Sidney Gilliat
CAST:  Frederick Burtwell  •  Irene Handl  •  Robert Morley  •  Charles Victor

A parallel is drawn between a housewife's dealings with her butcher, and a burglar and his fence (receiver).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Launder  •  Sidney Gilliat
CAST:  Frederick Burtwell  •  Irene Handl  •  Robert Morley  •  Charles Victor