Most Popular Titles With John Dighton
- Movies or TV
1. Roman Holiday (1953)
Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome.
2. Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Crime
A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.
3. The Swan (1956)
Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
Princess Beatrice's days of enjoying the regal life are numbered unless her only daughter, Princess Alexandra, makes a good impression on a distant cousin when he pays a surprise visit to ... See full summary »
4. Went the Day Well? (1942)
92 min | Thriller, War
An English village is occupied by disguised German paratroopers as an advance post for a planned invasion.
5. The Man in the White Suit (1951)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Drama
An altruistic chemist invents a fabric that resists wear and stain as boon to humanity but both capital and labor realize it must be suppressed for economic reasons.
6. The Devil's Disciple (1959)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy, History, Romance
The black sheep of a family (Dick Dudgeon) and the local minister (Anthony Anderson) discover their true vocations during the Revolutionary War.
7. The Happiest Days of Your Life (1950)
Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy
Chaos ensues for staff and students alike when an all-boys and an all-girls school are amalgamated into one.
8. Saraband (1948)
Approved | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History
A young woman marries Prince George but it's far from a love match. Then she falls for a Swedish Count.
9. The Ghost of St. Michael's (1941)
82 min | Comedy
Will Hay, back in his role as a hapless teacher, is hired by a grim school in remotest Scotland. The school soon starts to be haunted by a legendary ghost, whose spectral bagpipes signal ... See full summary »
10. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947)
Approved | 108 min | Drama
Nineteenth century England. When Nicholas Nickleby's father dies and leaves his family destitute, his uncle, the greedy moneylender, Ralph Nickleby, finds Nicholas a job teaching in a ... See full summary »
11. The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1957)
105 min | Biography, Drama, History
Elizabeth Barrett's tyrannical father has forbidden any of his family to marry. Nevertheless, Elizabeth falls in love with the poet Robert Browning.
12. Saloon Bar (1940)
76 min | Thriller
Against a background of Christmas and the pending arrival of another baby for the landlord, a group of pub locals lead by bookie Joe Harris set out to prove that former customer Eddie ... See full summary »
13. Champagne Charlie (1944)
Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
The story of a 19th century English music hall (vaudeville) performer and life behind the scenes.
14. Season of Passion (1959)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
Two Australian sugarcane cutters spend their annual five-month vacations in Sydney with their mistresses.
16. Turned Out Nice Again (1941)
81 min | Comedy, Musical
George Pearson, who works for a underwear firm that is 20 years out of date, invests his own money in a new type of thread. The company are not interested in changes, and he is fired. Later... See full summary »
17. To Hell with Hitler (1940)
Unrated | 82 min | Comedy, Musical, War
Shortly after the start of World War II, a ukelele player (George) takes the wrong boat and finds himself in (still uninvaded) Norway. He is mistaken for a fellow British intelligence agent... See full summary »
18. The Foreman Went to France (1942)
Passed | 87 min | Adventure, Drama, War
Based on the true story of Melbourne Johns, an aircraft factory foreman sent to France to prevent the Nazis getting hold of some vital equipment.
19. The Goose Steps Out (1942)
79 min | Comedy
A bumbling teacher (Will Hay) conveniently turns out to be the double of a German general. In the true spirit of wartime propoganda high jinks, he is flown into Germany to impersonate the ... See full summary »
21. The Next of Kin (1942)
102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Wartime propaganda piece giving the warning "Be like Dad, Keep Mum". A gossipy housewife is overheard talking about what her son is doing by a Nazi spy.
22. My Learned Friend (1943)
74 min | Comedy
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. This black ... See full summary »
24. Folly to Be Wise (1953)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy
Army chaplin Captain Paris attempts to book various acts for the entertainment of a troop of soldiers.
25. Three Cockeyed Sailors (1940)
Passed | 77 min | Comedy, War
Three British sailors find they've accidentally strayed on board a Nazi ship during WWII. They then proceed to take it over and requisition it for the Royal Navy.
26. The Black Sheep of Whitehall (1942)
80 min | Comedy
Will Hay plays a Professor teaching at a correspondence school who discovers that a Nazi agent is trying to prevent a trade treaty being signed between England and South America. The agent ... See full summary »
27. Underground Guerrillas (1943)
80 min | Drama, War
A 1943 British war movie that portrays the Yugoslav guerrilla resistance movement in Nazi-occupied Yugoslavia.
29. The Passionate Sentry (1952)
85 min | Comedy
"Five-Sided Triangle", while geometrically incorrect, might be a better title for this film that the two it has. A private in the Guards is forced to leave his girl friend in the (... See full summary »