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1. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.7
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Kevin Corcoran, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash

Votes: 1,004

2. Major Barbara (1941)

Approved | 121 min | Comedy

7.0
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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.

Writer: George Bernard Shaw | Directors: Gabriel Pascal, Harold French, David Lean | Stars: Wendy Hiller, Rex Harrison, Robert Morley, Robert Newton

Votes: 872

3. Quartet (1948)

120 min | Drama

7.5
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Four of Somerset Maugham's short stories are brought to the screen with each introduced by the author himself. In the first story, The Facts of Life, a young man with great potential on the... See full summary »

Writers: W. Somerset Maugham, R.C. Sherriff | Directors: Ken Annakin, Arthur Crabtree, Harold French, Ralph Smart | Stars: W. Somerset Maugham, Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne, Ian Fleming

Votes: 508

4. Trio (1950)

91 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham, "The Verger," "Mr. Know-All," and "The Sanatorium," are introduced by the author.

Writers: Noel Langley, W. Somerset Maugham, R.C. Sherriff | Directors: Ken Annakin, Harold French | Stars: James Hayter, Kathleen Harrison, Felix Aylmer, Lana Morris

Votes: 417

5. Adam and Evalyn (1949)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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When a friend dies, a gambler adopts his daughter. Complications ensue.

Writers: Noel Langley, Lesley Storm, Nicholas Phipps, George Barraud | Director: Harold French | Stars: Stewart Granger, Jean Simmons, Edwin Styles, Raymond Young

Votes: 342

6. Encore (1951)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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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

Votes: 336

7. Rob Roy: The Highland Rogue (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.5
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The wartime adventures of Scotish highland leader Rob Roy MacGregor during the reign of King George I in the 18th century.

Writer: Lawrence Edward Watkin | Director: Harold French | Stars: Richard Todd, Glynis Johns, James Robertson Justice, Michael Gough

Votes: 306

8. Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood (1995 TV Mini-Series)

348 min | Documentary, History

8.7
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Documentary mini-series about the rise and fall of the European silent film industry.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Ulrich Tukur, Louise Brooks

Votes: 304

9. The Avengers (1942)

87 min | Drama, War

6.1
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Horse race tipster and journalist Metcalfe is picked for the job of foreign correspondent in Norway when Hitler invades Poland. On the way to Norway his boat is attacked by a German U-Boat,... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Owen, Terence Rattigan, Anatole de Grunwald, Patrick Kirwan | Director: Harold French | Stars: Hugh Williams, Griffith Jones, Deborah Kerr, Ralph Richardson

Votes: 277

10. Secret Mission (1942)

94 min | Drama, Thriller, War

5.3
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In this World War II suspense thriller, three British spies and a French resistance fighter sneak into occupied France to gather infor- mation about the German forces for a planned invasion.

Writers: Basil Bartlett, Terence Young, Anatole de Grunwald | Director: Harold French | Stars: Hugh Williams, James Mason, Carla Lehmann, Roland Culver

Votes: 236

11. The Hour of 13 (1952)

80 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.4
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A jewel thief tries to mislead police who suspect that his theft of a valuable emerald is related to the serial murder of eleven policemen.

Writers: Philip MacDonald, Leon Gordon, Howard Emmett Rogers | Director: Harold French | Stars: Peter Lawford, Dawn Addams, Roland Culver, Derek Bond

Votes: 210

12. The Paris Express (1952)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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Meek head clerk Kees Popinga realises at the same time as the police that owner De Koster has stripped his Dutch company clean because of his infatuation with a Parisian girl, Michelle. ... See full summary »

Writers: Georges Simenon, Harold French, Paul Jarrico | Director: Harold French | Stars: Claude Rains, Märta Torén, Marius Goring, Herbert Lom

Votes: 199

13. Her Man Gilbey (1944)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance, War

5.9
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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... See full summary »

Writers: Anatole de Grunwald, Terence Rattigan | Director: Harold French | Stars: Michael Wilding, Margaret Rutherford, Penelope Dudley-Ward, Lilli Palmer

Votes: 158

14. Elvis (1990– )

30 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.4
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Stars: Michael St. Gerard, Millie Perkins, Billy Green Bush, Jesse Dabson

Votes: 139

15. Unpublished Story (1942)

92 min | Drama, War

6.3
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Journalists investigate German fifth columnists as London burns in the blitz.

Writers: Anthony Havelock-Allan, Patrick Kirwan, Allan MacKinnon, Lesley Storm, Anatole de Grunwald | Director: Harold French | Stars: Richard Greene, Valerie Hobson, Basil Radford, Roland Culver

Votes: 77

16. The Man Who Loved Redheads (1955)

100 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.8
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The honourable Mark St. Neots is playing with some 'chums' when he meets and is bowled over by Sylvia. As he grows older he retains his image of this beautiful young girl with the red hair.... See full summary »

Writer: Terence Rattigan | Director: Harold French | Stars: Moira Shearer, John Justin, Roland Culver, Gladys Cooper

Votes: 75

17. Uncle Willie's Bicycle Shop (1954)

Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Around the turn of the century, in England, alcoholic Uncle Willie is the bane of his family, of which his brother-in-law (Cecil Parker) is the family spokesman. It is decided to let Uncle ... See full summary »

Writer: Brock Williams | Director: Harold French | Stars: Cecil Parker, Eileen Herlie, Donald Wolfit, Peter Asher

Votes: 62

18. Forbidden Cargo (1954)

85 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Kenyon is a narcotics agent who, with the aid of a titled bird-watcher attempts to trap a brother and sister drug smuggling team.

Writer: Sydney Box | Director: Harold French | Stars: Jack Warner, Nigel Patrick, Elizabeth Sellars, Terence Morgan

Votes: 57

19. The Blind Goddess (1948)

87 min | Drama

6.4
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Lord Brasted is in charge of a postwar fund for displaced persons. His secretary, Derek Waterhouse, visits the Prime Minister to accuse Brasted of taking money from the fund. This results ... See full summary »

Writers: Muriel Box, Sydney Box, Patrick Hastings | Director: Harold French | Stars: Eric Portman, Anne Crawford, Hugh Williams, Michael Denison

Votes: 49

20. Quiet Weekend (1946)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy

7.3
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Writers: Stephen Black, Esther McCracken, T.J. Morrison, Victor Skutezky, Warwick Ward | Director: Harold French | Stars: Derek Farr, Frank Cellier, Marjorie Fielding, George Thorpe

Votes: 47

21. A Fire Has Been Arranged (1935)

70 min | Comedy, Crime, Musical

6.3
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A pair of friends robs from a jewelry shop, and buries their loot in a field out in the country before they get caught. They spend ten years in prison, and when they're let out they go back... See full summary »

Writers: H. Fowler Mear, James A. Carter, Michael Barringer | Director: Leslie S. Hiscott | Stars: Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen, Mary Lawson, Robb Wilton

Votes: 44

22. When Thief Meets Thief (1937)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Writers: Harold French, Gordon McDonnell, John Meehan Jr. | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Valerie Hobson, Alan Hale, Jack Melford

Votes: 40

23. This Is Your Life (1969–2003)

25 min | Documentary, Biography

6.3
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Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring ... See full summary »

Creator: Ralph Edwards | Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, John Mills, Eric Sykes

Votes: 38

24. My Brother Jonathan (1948)

Approved | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Dr. Jonathan Dakers, in flashback, tells his son Tony, Word War II veteran, about his life dating from the 1900s. As a medical student, he meets Edeie at a cricket match but doesn't see her... See full summary »

Writers: Adrian Alington, Leslie Landau, Francis Brett Young | Director: Harold French | Stars: Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray, Ronald Howard, Stephen Murray

Votes: 35

25. Mr. Emmanuel (1944)

97 min | Drama

6.6
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An elderly Jew travels from Britain to pre-war Nazi Germany to find out what's really going on.

Writers: Louis Golding, Gordon Wellesley | Director: Harold French | Stars: Felix Aylmer, Greta Gynt, Walter Rilla, Peter Mullins

Votes: 32

26. The Dancing Years (1950)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.3
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The episodic story of a composer of operettas, Rudi Kleiber, in in old Viennese days, and the two women in his life; Maria Zeitler, his sweetheart, later mistress, lost love, an operetta ... See full summary »

Writers: Ivor Novello, Warwick Ward, Jack Whittingham | Director: Harold French | Stars: Dennis Price, Gisèle Préville, Patricia Dainton, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 28

27. Dangerous Masquerade (1939)

69 min | Crime

5.0
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A down-and-out writer being hounded by collectors stumbles upon dead man lying under a fallen tree limb. Little did he know the man had been murdered, and he concocts a scheme of exchanging... See full summary »

Writers: H.C. Armstrong, Vernon Clancey, Harry Hughes, Victor Kendall | Director: Harold French | Stars: Robert Newton, Betty Lynne, Peter Gawthorne, John Warwick

Votes: 23

28. Jeannie (1941)

101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Writers: Roland Pertwee, Aimée Stuart, Anatole de Grunwald | Director: Harold French | Stars: Barbara Mullen, Wilfrid Lawson, Gus McNaughton, Phyllis Stanley

Votes: 21

29. High Fury (1947)

71 min | Drama

6.7
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A town in Switzerland has been providing homes for French children displaced by the war. When it is time for the children to return home, one boy wants to stay, because he no longer has any... See full summary »

Writers: Basil Mason, Lesley Storm | Director: Harold French | Stars: Madeleine Carroll, Ian Hunter, Michael Rennie, Anne-Marie Blanc

Votes: 21

30. Accused (1936)

83 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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Tony Seymour and his partner, Gaby Ramarios are a dance team who perform an Apache specialty number, which ends with Tony, via a steel waistcoat with a scabbard arrangement, getting a knife... See full summary »

Writers: Zoe Akins, George Barraud, Harold French | Director: Thornton Freeland | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Dolores del Rio, Florence Desmond, Basil Sydney

Votes: 21

31. The Sentimental Agent (1963– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Stars: Burt Kwouk, Clemence Bettany, Carlos Thompson, John Turner

Votes: 15

32. When London Sleeps (1932)

78 min | Crime

6.0
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Slippery Rodney Haines runs a high-class gambling joint in Hampstead, while elsewhere in London Lamberti's Fair for the less-well-off is on its last legs. The only link between them seems ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Darrell, H. Fowler Mear, Bernard Merivale | Director: Leslie S. Hiscott | Stars: Harold French, Francis L. Sullivan, René Ray, A. Bromley Davenport

Votes: 14

33. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: Rob Roy: Part 1 (1956)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.3
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_Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue (1953)_ re-edited into a two-part television presentation.

Writers: Walter Scott, Lawrence Edward Watkin | Director: Harold French | Stars: Richard Todd, Glynis Johns, James Robertson Justice, Michael Gough

Votes: 9

34. Crime Over London (1936)

Approved | 63 min | Adventure, Crime, Romance

6.9
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Things are getting too hot in New York City for "Joker" Finnegan and his gang, so they decide to move their activities to London. There, Inspector Gray of Scotland Yard is keeping a polite ... See full summary »

Writers: Ludwig von Wohl, Harold French, Norman Alexander | Director: Alfred Zeisler | Stars: Margot Grahame, Paul Cavanagh, David Burns, Joseph Cawthorn

Votes: 8

35. Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood (1995– )
Episode: Opportunity Lost (1995)

Documentary, History

7.0
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Directors: Kevin Brownlow, David Gill | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Michael Balcon, Charles Bennett

Votes: 8

36. The Girl in the Crowd (1935)

52 min | Comedy

6.7
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Bookseller David Gordon's new wife Marian has never met David's friend Bob but by telephone advises him on how to meet women by following the first attractive girl he sees. Unfortunately, ... See full summary »

Writer: Brock Williams | Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Barry Clifton, Patricia Hilliard, Googie Withers, Harold French

Votes: 7

37. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: Rob Roy: Part 2 (1956)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.4
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_Rob Roy, the Highland Rogue (1953)_ re-edited into a two-part television presentation.

Writers: Walter Scott, Lawrence Edward Watkin | Director: Harold French | Stars: Richard Todd, Glynis Johns, James Robertson Justice, Michael Gough

Votes: 7

38. Mannequin (1933)

54 min | Drama

4.8
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A boxer sees the error of his ways after deserting his true love.

Writer: Charles Bennett | Director: George A. Cooper | Stars: Harold French, Judy Kelly, Diana Beaumont, Whitmore Humphries

Votes: 6

39. The Star Reporter (1932)

44 min | Crime, Short, Drama

6.7
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The story of a smash and grab robbery is followed up by a reporter who tracks down the villains and helps to bring them to justice.

Writers: Philip MacDonald, Ralph Smart | Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Harold French, Isla Bevan, Garry Marsh, Spencer Trevor

Votes: 6

40. I Adore You (1933)

74 min | Comedy, Musical

7.4
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Writers: Scott Darling, Paul England | Director: George King | Stars: Margot Grahame, Harold French, Clifford Heatherley, O.B. Clarence

Votes: 5

41. Dear Octopus (1943)

86 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Writers: Patrick Kirwan, Esther McCracken, R.J. Minney, Dodie Smith | Director: Harold French | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Wilding, Celia Johnson, Roland Culver

Votes: 5

42. Talk About Jacqueline (1942)

84 min | Comedy

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Writers: Marjorie Deans, Roland Pertwee | Directors: Harold French, Paul L. Stein | Stars: Hugh Williams, Carla Lehmann, Joyce Howard, Roland Culver

43. The House of the Arrow (1940)

Approved | 66 min | Mystery

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If the murderer of wealthy widow Mme.Harlowe (Louise Hampton) had not relied on information obtained from a book in her library, the old lady might have lived for years, as chronic invalids... See full summary »

Writers: A.E.W. Mason, Doreen Montgomery | Director: Harold French | Stars: Kenneth Kent, Diana Churchill, Belle Chrystall, Peter Murray-Hill

44. A Tight Corner (1932)

49 min | Comedy

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Writer: Michael Barringer | Director: Leslie S. Hiscott | Stars: Harold French, Frank Pettingell, Gina Malo, Betty Astell

45. Faces (1934)

68 min | Romance, Drama

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Writers: Patrick Ludlow, Joan Morgan, Walter Sondes | Director: Sidney Morgan | Stars: Anna Lee, Harold French, Walter Sondes, Moore Marriott

46. The Cavalier of the Streets (1937)

70 min

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A struggling writer is so deep in debt that he believes he'll never be able to get out of it, and is being hounded by creditors. One night during a storm he comes upon the body of a man who... See full summary »

Writers: George Barraud, Ralph Neale | Director: Harold French | Stars: Margaret Vyner, Patrick Barr, Carl Harbord, James Craven

47. A Safe Proposition (1932)

45 min | Comedy

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Writer: Michael Barringer | Director: Leslie S. Hiscott | Stars: A.W. Baskcomb, Barbara Gott, Harold French, Joyce Kirby

48. Sister Brown (1921)

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Writer: Maurits Binger | Directors: Maurits Binger, B.E. Doxat-Pratt | Stars: Marjorie Villis, Rolf Leslie, Harold French, Reginald Barton

49. Our Film (1942)

14 min | Short, War

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Writer: John Hanau | Director: Harold French | Stars: Bert Batchelor, Walter Hudd, Brefni O'Rorke, Edward Rigby

50. Yes, Madam (1933)

46 min | Comedy

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Writers: Michael Barringer, K.R.G. Browne | Director: Leslie S. Hiscott | Stars: Frank Pettingell, Kay Hammond, Harold French, Muriel Aked