Highest Rated Titles With Charles Victor
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8. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »
10. 49th Parallel (1941)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, War, Thriller
A WW2 U-boat crew is stranded in northern Canada. To avoid internment, they must make their way to the border and get into the still-neutral USA.
11. Johnny in the Clouds (1945)
87 min | Drama, Romance, War
Life on a British bomber base, and the surrounding towns, from the opening days of the Battle of Britain, to the arrival of the Americans, who join in the bomber offensive. The film centres... See full summary »
12. 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 »
13. The Galloping Major (1951)
80 min | Comedy
A syndicate is set up by a horse lover to buy a particular racehorse, but they accidentally buy the wrong horse. The horse is useless on the flat, so they decide to enter him as a jumper.
14. Let the People Sing (1942)
105 min | Comedy
The community of a small British town unite, in opposition to their local government authority, to keep open their town music hall... See full synopsis »
15. Where's That Fire? (1940)
73 min | Comedy
A hapless fire crew are given the ultimatum: put out a fire successfully or else be sacked. They fail miserably, and their ancient fire engine is stolen by criminals attempting to steal the... See full summary »
16. Nobody Home (1938)
73 min | Mystery
The former partner of a master criminal turns himself in to Scotland Yard. The criminal, a master of disguise, plots to kill his partner, but must first get through the wall of security ... See full summary »
18. The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)
75 min | Drama
Series of one-off plays made by BBC television which gave breaks to a wide range of writers and directors in the late 60s, such as Dennis Potter, Ken Loach, David Mercer and John Hopkins. ... See full summary »
19. 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.
20. 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.
21. Encore (1951)
89 min | Comedy, Drama
The film is made from three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham. The first, "The Ant and the Grasshopper" concerns the trials and tribulations a ne'er-do-well brother, Tom Ramsey, puts his... See full summary »
Writers: Eric Ambler, T.E.B. Clarke, Arthur Macrae, W. Somerset Maugham | Directors: Harold French, Pat Jackson, Anthony Pelissier | Stars: Nigel Patrick, Roland Culver, Alison Leggatt, Charles Victor
22. Blackout (1940)
80 min | Adventure, Romance
Early in World War II, Danish sea captain Andersen, delayed in a British port, tangles with German spies.
23. While I Live (1947)
85 min | Thriller
25 years later, a spinster still obsesses over the death of her composer sister and concludes she has returned, reincarnated, in an amnesiac woman who chances upon her house seeking help.
24. The Silver Fleet (1943)
88 min | Drama, War
Jaap van Leyden is in charge of a shipyard in newly occupied Holland. At first he collaborates with the Germans because it is the easiest course to follow. Later a child's rhyme reminds him... See full summary »
26. San Demetrio London (1943)
104 min | Adventure, Drama
The San Demetrio of the title is a British merchant ship in an Atlantic convoy in 1940. Disabled and left to the mercy of patrolling U-boats the crew must keep her afloat and out of harms ... See full summary »
29. 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.
32. The Prince and the Showgirl (1957)
115 min | Comedy, Romance
An American showgirl gets entangled in political intrigue after the prince regent of a foreign country attempts to seduce her.
33. Waterfront Women (1950)
80 min | Drama
A good-for-nothing sailor walks out on his young family leaving them to fend for themselves in the Liverpool slums. They make a go of their lives and the eldest daughter, now a woman, is ... See full summary »
34. 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.
35. Both Sides of the Law (1953)
Approved | 94 min | Drama
A pseudo-documentary in style with an emphasis on the daily work and routine of women police built around three different story lines. The first involves 18-year-old (in the film) Peggy ... See full summary »
36. Landfall (1949)
86 min | Drama, War
Rick (Michael Denison) is a costal command pilot patrolling the English Channel for U-Boats. He sinks what he believes is a German submarine, but which later proves to be British. He is ... See full summary »
38. Fools Rush In (1949)
82 min | Comedy
Howes plays Pamela Dickson, an impulsive young bride-to-be, while Guy Rolfe portrays her long-lost father Paul. Ostensibly a cad and bounder, Paul turns out to be just the opposite when he arrives for Pamela's wedding.
39. Notorious Gentleman (1945)
Passed | 110 min | Drama, Romance
Vivian Kenway, a young Englishman from an aristocratic background, flunks out of Oxford, and decides to use his considerable charm to achieve his goal of, apparently, making dissipation his... See full summary »
41. Vote for Huggett (1949)
84 min | Comedy
A firm of solicitors do battle with the head of the local council over a parcel of river front land, owned by the Huggett family, in order to build a lido/community center.
43. Squadron Leader X (1943)
90 min | War, Drama
Equipped with an RAF uniform, an English accent, a photograph of his "wife" and a packet of Players (cigarettes), a German agent is parachuted into occupied Belgium to create anti-British ... See full summary »
44. Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)
Approved | 123 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Cleopatra hasn't been on the throne of the pharoahs of Egypt very long when Julius Caesar pays a visit. Caesar finds the prospect of romance more tempting than he expected, since Cleopatra ... See full summary »
46. The Bells Go Down (1943)
90 min | Drama, War
Comedian Tommy Trinder plays it straight in this tribute to the wartime AFS (Auxiliary Fire Service). The dedicated band who kept the fires of London under control during the blitz and fire... See full summary »
47. A Yank in London (1945)
Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
The WW II romance set in Grosvenor square aka Eisenhower's home wherethe GIs stayed in London. Neagle loves Harrison. There arrives patriot GI Dean Jagger to rouse things up in the square. ... See full summary »
48. Atlantic Ferry (1941)
Passed | 98 min | Drama, History, Romance
In 1840 two rival steamship companies race to see who should have the best cargo between England and America. Two brothers are involved, one on each ship.
49. The Way Out (1955)
86 min | Crime, Drama
A man tells his wife that the police are after him for having killed a bookie during an alcoholic binge, but that he is innocent and is being framed for the murder. The wife and her brother... See full summary »
50. The Fighting Pimpernel (1950)
88 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A British aristocrat goes in disguise to France to rescue people from The Terror of the guillotine.