Highest Rated Titles With Miles Malleson
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3. Rheingold Theatre (1953–1957)
23 min | Drama
Fairbanks narrated, produced and frequently starred in this well-made anthology series which presented everything from drama to mystery to farce. Filmed in England, usually with lesser known actors.
4. 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.
5. A Christmas Carol (1951)
Approved | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy
An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve.
6. The Buccaneers (1956–1957)
30 min | Adventure, Drama
Captain Dan Tempest was an ex-pirate who received a pardon from the King and turned privateer after his stronghold of New Providence was taken over by Crown soldiers. Tempest and Lt. ... See full summary »
8. The 39 Steps (1935)
Unrated | 86 min | Mystery, Thriller
A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information.
10. The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)
Approved | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Family
A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Loxley - Robin Hood - and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters. Robin and his men protected England from the evil ... See full summary »
11. Pastor Hall (1940)
95 min | Drama
This film is based on the true story of Pastor Martin Neimuller, who was sent to Dachau concentration camp for criticising the Nazi party. The small German village of Altdorf in the 1930's ... See full summary »
Writers: Ernst Toller, Leslie Arliss, Anna Reiner, Haworth Bromley, John Boulting, Roy Boulting, Miles Malleson | Director: Roy Boulting | Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Nova Pilbeam, Seymour Hicks, Marius Goring
12. Dead of Night (1945)
Approved | 77 min | Horror
An architect senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales.
Writers: H.G. Wells, E.F. Benson, John Baines, Angus MacPhail, T.E.B. Clarke | Directors: Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer | Stars: Mervyn Johns, Michael Redgrave, Roland Culver, Mary Merrall
17. The Thief of Bagdad (1940)
Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
After being tricked and cast out of Bagdad by the evil Jaffar, King Ahmad joins forces with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the Princess he loves.
Writers: Miles Malleson, Lajos Biró, Miklós Rózsa | Directors: Ludwig Berger, Michael Powell, Tim Whelan, Alexander Korda, Zoltan Korda, William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Sabu, June Duprez, John Justin
18. Horror of Dracula (1958)
Approved | 82 min | Horror
After Jonathan Harker attacks Dracula at his castle (apparently somewhere in Germany), the vampire travels to a nearby city, where he preys on the family of Harker's fiancée. The only one ... See full summary »
19. The Man Who Never Was (1956)
Approved | 103 min | War, Drama
True story of a British attempt to trick the enemy into weakening Sicily's defenses before the 1943 attack, using a dead man with faked papers.
20. 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.
21. I'm All Right Jack (1959)
105 min | Comedy
A naive aristocrat in search of a career becomes caught up in the struggles between his profit-minded uncle and an aggressive labour union.
22. The Queen of Spades (1949)
95 min | Drama, Horror
An elderly countess strikes a bargain with the devil and exchanges her soul for the ability to always win at cards. An army officer, who is also a fanatic about cards, murders her for the ... See full summary »
23. Happy Is the Bride (1958)
84 min | Comedy
In a quiet summer corner of Wiltshire that is forever England, David and Janet decide to tie the knot. Unfortunately this is the cue for everyone else to take over proceedings, to the ... See full summary »
24. They All Died Laughing (1964)
94 min | Comedy
An English professor decides that there are too many useless people in the world and invents a gas that will kill them off. But first they'll at least have a good laugh.
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1955–1960)
Approved | 25 min | Action, Adventure, Family
A man who has developed a terrible new weapon comes to Robin seeking help and shelter. King John has heard of the invention and is seeking the inventor across the breadth of the land.
26. Stage Fright (1950)
Approved | 110 min | Thriller
A struggling actress tries to help a friend prove his innocence when he's accused of murdering the husband of a high society entertainer.
27. Murder Ahoy (1964)
Unrated | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
After Miss Marple is made a trustee of a merchant marine training vessel, a fellow trustee is poisoned, and ship's officers are later murdered after she comes on board.
28. Spitfire (1942)
Approved | 90 min | Biography, Drama, War
By the late 1920's aircraft designer R.J. Mitchell feels he has achieved all he wants with his revolutionary mono-planes winning trophy after trophy. But a holiday in Germany shortly after ... See full summary »
29. The Magic Box (1951)
Approved | 118 min | Biography, Drama
The story of William Friese-Greene, a British inventor who (this film would have you think) made the first movie camera.
30. The Captain's Paradise (1953)
94 min | Comedy
The bigamist captain of a ferry boat between the restricted British colony in Gibraltar and Spanish Morocco has a woman of differing appeal and temperament in each port.
32. Wee Geordie (1955)
93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Geordie is a Scots lad sent to the Melbourne Olympics to represent Britain in Hammer-Throwing. He insists on wearing his kilt...
33. Perfect Understanding (1933)
80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young couple decide to marry under the condition that they agree never to disagree. That agreement is soon put to the test when the husband finds himself attracted to a beautiful young woman.
34. The Captain's Table (1959)
90 min | Comedy
A ship's captain is promoted by his company from tramp steamers to their flagship passenger liner. Although he is a thoroughly competent sailor ready to take charge of such a ship, he is ... See full summary »
35. Behind the Mask (1958)
99 min | Drama
Newly qualified surgeon takes the blame, for his drug addict colleague, after the death their patient, through neglect.
36. Mr. Lord Says No (1952)
86 min | Comedy
When the Government decide to build a Festival of Britain exhibition site, everything goes to plan, all except the fact that the main road and the pedestrian subway into the site, are ... See full summary »
37. Land of Promise (1946)
67 min | Documentary
Described as a 'film argument' about homes and houses, this film is in three parts showing houses as they were, houses as they are and houses as they might be.
38. The Adventures of Tartu (1943)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Stevenson, a British soldier fluent in Rumanian and German, goes undercover to sabotage a German poison-gas factory. He turns himself into Jan Tartu, a member of the Rumanian Iron Guard. ... See full summary »
39. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)
Approved | 87 min | Horror, Mystery
When a nobleman is threatened by a family curse on his newly inherited estate, detective Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.
40. Major Barbara (1941)
Approved | 121 min | Comedy
A young and idealistic woman, who has adopted the Salvation Army and whose father is an armament industrialist, will save more souls directing her father's business. A comedy with social commentary.
41. Paradise Lagoon (1957)
Approved | 94 min | Comedy
Lord Loam has modern ideas about his household; he believes in treating his servants as his equals - at least sometimes. His butler, Crichton, still believes that members of the serving ... See full summary »
42. Evergreen (1934)
94 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Harriet Green, a beloved and radiant music hall star of the Edwardian era, has a guilty secret: She has a baby daughter, born out of wedlock. Harriet leaves her public and flees to South ... See full summary »
43. Knight Without Armor (1937)
107 min | Adventure, Drama, History
After two years as a Czarist British agent posing as a Russian Commissar, he rescues a Russian countess from her Bolshevik captors.
45. Brothers in Law (1957)
94 min | Comedy
Roger Thursby is just starting out as a barrister, full of ideals but he is a bit too keen for his fellow lawyers.
47. Thunder Rock (1942)
Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, War
A cynical, embittered newspaperman is tormented, then inspired, by visions he keeps having of people who have drowned.
48. Train of Events (1949)
88 min | Drama
A train disaster is told as four short stories to give character studies of the people involved, how it will affect them and how they deal with it.
49. One Night with You (1948)
92 min | Comedy, Musical
Two strangers meet when they both miss their trains, and end up spending a penniless day and night together. An English version of 'It Happened One Night'.
50. Nine Days a Queen (1936)
TV-PG | 80 min | Drama, History
A dramatization of Lady Jane Grey's short life, from her forced marriage (which she resisted) to her brief reign as monarch of England and finally to her beheading. The film portrays her as... See full summary »