Most Rated Titles With George Merritt
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1. Battle of Britain (1969)
G | 132 min | Action, Drama, History
In 1940, the British Royal Air Force fights a desperate battle to prevent the Luftwaffe from gaining air superiority over the English Channel as a prelude to a possible German invasion of the UK.
2. Horror of Dracula (1958)
Approved | 82 min | Fantasy, Horror
Jonathan Harker begets the ire of Count Dracula after he accepts a job at the vampire's castle under false pretenses.
3. The Prisoner (1967–1968)
TV-PG | 50 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape.
4. The Girl Was Young (1937)
Unrated | 83 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance
Man on the run from a murder charge enlists a beautiful stranger who must put herself at risk for his cause.
Writers: Josephine Tey, Charles Bennett, Edwin Greenwood, Anthony Armstrong, Gerald Savory, Alma Reville | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Nova Pilbeam, Derrick De Marney, Percy Marmont, Edward Rigby
6. A Canterbury Tale (1944)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A 'Land Girl', an American GI, and a British soldier find themselves together in a small Kent town on the road to Canterbury. The town is being plagued by a mysterious "glue-man", who pours... See full summary »
7. Cromwell (1970)
G | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History
Oliver Cromwell can no longer tolerate King Charles' policies and the self-interest of the ruling class and leads a civil war to install Parliament as the ultimate ruler of England.
8. The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)
Unrated | 98 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance
When the USA and Russia unwittingly test atomic bombs at the same time, it alters the nutation (axis of rotation) of the Earth.
9. The Persuaders! (1971–1972)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
English Lord Brett Sinclair and American Danny Wilde are both wealthy playboys, they are teamed together by Judge Fullton to investigate crimes which the police can't solve. These two men ... See full summary »
10. Enemy from Space (1957)
Approved | 85 min | Sci-Fi, Horror
Professor Quatermass, trying to gather support for his Lunar colonisation project, is intrigued by mysterious traces that have been showing up.
11. The Way Ahead (1944)
Approved | 91 min | War, Drama
A group of conscripts are called up into the infantry during WWII. At first they appear a hopeless bunch but their sergeant and Lieutenant have faith in them and mould them into a good team... See full summary »
12. Rembrandt (1936)
85 min | Biography, Drama
This character study joins the painter at the height of his fame in 1642, when his adored wife suddenly dies and his work takes a dark, sardonic turn that offends his patrons. By 1656, he ... See full summary »
13. The Ghost Train (1941)
85 min | Comedy, Horror
Hijinks and chills ensue when a group of people become stranded at an isolated station and a legendary phantom train approaches.
14. I, Monster (1971)
PG | 75 min | Horror
Christopher Lee stars in the Amicus production of "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" where the names have been changed to Dr. Marlowe and Mr. Blake. Lee as Dr. Marlowe experiments with intravenous ... See full summary »
15. The Forsyte Saga (1967 TV Mini-Series)
50 min | Drama
The extended Forsyte family live a more than pleasant upper middle class life in Victorian and later Edwardian England. The two central characters are Soames Forsyte and his cousin Jolyon ... See full summary »
16. 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 »
17. Quartet (1948)
120 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
18. Clouds Over Europe (1939)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Lighthearted romp of a pre-war spy story: quirky British secret service man finds out who's using a secret weapon to steal experimental planes.
22. Convict 99 (1938)
91 min | Comedy
A disgraced school master, Benjamin Twist, is mistaken for a tough prison governor and assigned the charge of a prison for particularly hardened criminals. Believing he is being sent to a ... See full summary »
23. Stop Me Before I Kill! (1960)
120 min | Mystery, Drama
After surviving a traumatic car accident, a race car driver travels to the Cote D'Azur to recover but is plagued by an urge to strangle his wife.
24. The Avengers (1942)
87 min | Drama, War
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 »
The Prisoner (1967–1968)
Dance of the Dead
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Number 6 comes across a body that has washed ashore with a radio. After sending the body back out to sea, he tries to use the radio to get rescued.
26. The Proud Valley (1940)
Not Rated | 76 min | Drama, Music
In a Welsh coal mining valley, a young man with a beautiful singing voice is called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice when a pit disaster threatens.
27. The Hands of Orlac (1960)
95 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
A pianist has a transplant operation that gives him a new pair of hands. Unfortunately, the hands belonged to a murderer, and he finds the hands starting to take over his life and commit ... See full summary »
28. Pool of London (1951)
Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama
When their ship docks the crew disembark as usual to pick up their lives in postwar London. For one of them his petty smuggling turns more serious when he finds himself caught up with a robbery in the City.
29. Windbag the Sailor (1936)
87 min | Comedy
Will Hay plays a bragging sea captain whose maritime experience actually extends to navigating a coal barge down inland waterways. His tall tales catch him out when he is co-erced into ... See full summary »
30. The Ghost Camera (1933)
66 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
When a photograph is taken at the scene of a murder, the camera is tossed out of a castle window to destroy the evidence and lands in the back of a passing car belonging to chemist John ... See full summary »
31. Tread Softly Stranger (1958)
90 min | Crime, Drama
An irresistible temptress causes trouble between two brothers when the more handsome charismatic ones turns up, leading to robbery and death.
32. A Lady Surrenders (1944)
113 min | Drama, Romance
When concert pianist Lissa Campbell learns that she has a serious heart problem. she vows to enjoy what time she has left. On taking her first holiday, she meets Kit Firth, a pilot on leave... See full summary »
33. A.J. Cronin's Hatter's Castle (1942)
102 min | Drama
The film is based on the novel of the same name by A. J. Cronin. The year is 1880. On the outskirts of the fictional small Scottish town of Levenford there stands a strange building... See full synopsis »
34. 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 »
35. The Phantom Fiend (1932)
Passed | 67 min | Action, Crime, Romance
This was the first sound remake of the Hitchcock silent classic inspired by the Jack the Ripper legend. Ivor Novello, who played the title role and headed the team writing the script, was ... See full summary »
36. Doctor in the House (1969–1970)
30 min | Comedy
"Doctor in the House" follows the misadventures of medical students Michael Upton, Duncan Waring, Paul Collier and Dick Stuart-Clark. The lads basically mean well, but their habits of ... See full summary »
37. Good-Time Girl (1948)
Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama
A young girl from the ghetto gets involved with some criminals. Driving while drunk, she knocks down and kills a policeman. She runs away with two GI's who are also on the run and they ... See full summary »
38. They Drive by Night (1938)
84 min | Crime, Thriller
A convict, just out of prison, is implicated in a murder and goes on the run, hitching a ride with a truck driver.
40. Crime Unlimited (1935)
TV-G | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An undercover policeman infiltrates a notorious ring of jewel thieves headed by a man no one has ever seen.
41. The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel (1937)
Approved | 88 min | Drama, History, Romance
Paris is Burning! Under the Iron Fist of Robespierre hundreds are executed, by the swift and bloodstained guillotine. Through these acts of injustice a new heroism is born - The League of The Scarlet Pimpernel.
43. Back-Room Boy (1942)
82 min | Comedy
A lowly BBC employee pulls a prank at the studio and finds himself transferred to an isolated island where he is to set up a weather station at a lighthouse. As if in a fantasy, a ship ... See full summary »
44. Daughter of Darkness (1948)
91 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Emily, a pretty young Irish girl, gets a job on an English farm owned by the Tallent family. The local men take to her but the women don't, objecting to her flirtatious nature with their ... See full summary »
45. Sophie's Place (1969)
M | 106 min | Comedy, Crime
Two crooks are hired to rob an eccentric old lady's estate, but once they get to know her, they can't bring themselves to do it.
46. The Big Blockade (1942)
Approved | 73 min | Drama, War
Wartime propaganda piece reporting on the success of the economic blockade of Germany in the early years of the war.
47. Doctor Syn (1937)
Approved | 78 min | Drama, Adventure
When customs and excise men arrive at the village of Dymchurch in Kent, they uncover an intricate smuggling network being coordinated by the local parson, Dr Syn. Unknown to all but a few ... See full summary »
48. The Frightened Lady (1940)
75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
"Mark's Priory". the family seat of the Lebanons, is a house of terror to Ilsa Crane, secretary and niece of Lady Lebanon. The strange behavior of two sinister butlers, Gilder and Brooks, ... See full summary »
The Avengers (1961–1969)
Something Nasty in the Nursery
60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Reliable men are reverting to childhood, and blabbing all of their secrets to kindly old "Nanny Roberts."
50. Wings and the Woman (1942)
94 min | Drama
The story of flyer Amy Johnson who won the hearts of the British public in the 1930s with her record-breaking solo flights around the world. Her marriage to fellow aviator Jim Mallison was ... See full summary »