British Films & TV 1951 Not Yet Released On DVD Region 2

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1.
A Case for PC 49 (1951)
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PC 49 grapples with a beautiful artist's model in a case involving the murder of a millionaire. (80 mins.)
Director: Francis Searle
 
2.
A Tale of Five Women (1951)
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An Englishman has been working in the US so long he now speaks with an American accent. He is drafted... (86 mins.)
 
3.
Antony and Cleopatra (1951)
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Island Rescue (1951)
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During WW2, British Major Valentine Moreland is tasked with rescuing a prized pedigree cow from the German-occupied Channel Island of Armorel. (90 mins.)
Director: Ralph Thomas
 
5.
Behold the Man! (1951)
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(75 mins.)
Director: Walter Rilla
 
6.
Blackmailed (1951)
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Mrs. Christopher, a kindly volunteer worker at a large hospital, does a favor for a patient by delivering a sum of money to Mr... (85 mins.)
Director: Marc Allégret
 
7.
Calling Bulldog Drummond (1951)
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With a ruthless gang terrorizing London, Scotland Yard calls Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond out of retirement... (80 mins.)
Director: Victor Saville
 
8.
Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951)
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During the Napoleonic wars, a British naval captain has adventures in Central American waters. (117 mins.)
Director: Raoul Walsh
 
9.
Cheer the Brave (1951)
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(62 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Hume
 
10.
Chelsea Story (1951)
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(65 mins.)
 
11.
Cloudburst (1951)
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A Canadian World War II veteran working for the British Foreign Office scours England for the killer who murdered his wife. (83 mins.)
Director: Francis Searle
 
12.
Death Is a Number (1951)
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A man relates the story of his friend, racing driver John Bridgnorth, whose death may have been the final act of an ancient family curse. (50 mins.)
Director: Robert Henryson
 
13.
Files from Scotland Yard (1951)
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(57 mins.)
Director: Anthony Squire
 
14.
Flesh & Blood (1951)
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(102 mins.)
Director: Anthony Kimmins
 
15.
Green Grow the Rushes (1951)
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A group of enterprising smugglers make use of an ancient charter to smuggle brandy into the southern coast of England... (77 mins.)
Director: Derek Twist
 
16.
Lucky Nick Cain (1951)
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American gambler Nick Cain arrives at the Mediterranean town of San Paola, and befriends an orphan Italian shoe-shine boy named Toni... (83 mins.)
 
17.
In Time of Pestilence (1951)
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Director: John Halas
 
18.
Life in Her Hands (1951)
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A woman blames herself for her husband's death. To overcome her grief and her guilt she becomes a nurse but then a patient dies while under her care. (58 mins.)
Director: Philip Leacock
 
19.
Mister Drake's Duck (1951)
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Mr. Drake and his wife live a nice, quiet life on their Sussex farm, until one of their ducks lays a radioactive egg made of uranium... (85 mins.)
Director: Val Guest
 
20.
No Resting Place (1951)
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An Irish traveller kills a game keeper by mistake. The story centered on rural life in Ireland. (80 mins.)
Director: Paul Rotha
 
21.
Night Without Stars (1951)
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A partially blind Englishman retires to the French Riviera. He meets and falls for the Widow of a French... (86 mins.)
 
22.
One Good Turn (1951)
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Boy saves girl from car accident and is invited to her party.
Director: Arthur Maude
 
23.
Reluctant Heroes (1951)
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(80 mins.)
Director: Jack Raymond
 
24.
Take Me to Paris (1951)
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Albert, a jockey, is upset that Thunderhead, his favorite horse, may soon be retired by the stable's owner and put out to stud... (72 mins.)
Director: Jack Raymond
 
25.
Fortune in Diamonds (1951)
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As the Boer War ends a South African soldier hides a cache of diamonds he finds on a body. He returns... (86 mins.)
Director: David MacDonald
 
26.
Black Widow (1951)
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Mark Sherwin ( Robert Ayres) is the victim of a brutal beating and car theft. The thief dies in a crash; Mark suffers from amnesia... (62 mins.)
Director: Vernon Sewell
 
27.
The Case of the Missing Scene (1951)
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"Aufnahme 63 fehlt!" ist ein Kinderkrimi, der ganz in der Tradition des klassischen britischen Kinderfilms gestaltet wurde... (50 mins.)
Director: Don Chaffey
 
28.
The Dark Light (1951)
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The crew of a lighthouse rescues people they believe to be survivors of a shipwreck, only to find out that they are a gang of bank robbers on the run from the law. (75 mins.)
Director: Vernon Sewell
 
29.
I'll Never Forget You (1951)
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A scientist obsessed with the past transports himself back in time to 18th-century London, where he falls in love with a beautiful young woman. (90 mins.)
Director: Roy Baker
 
30.
The Mystery of the Snakeskin Belt (1951)
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(132 mins.)
Director: Frank Cadman
 
31.
The Pythoness (1951)
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Director: John Halas
 
32.
The Rossiter Case (1951)
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A husband cheats on his disabled wife--who has been paralyzed in a car accident--with her sister. When the sister is murdered he is accused of the crime, but it turns out that he may not be the killer after all. (75 mins.)
Director: Francis Searle
 
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The Smart Aleck (1951)
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(58 mins.)
Director: John Guillermin
 
35.
The Third Visitor (1951)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Maurice Elvey
 
36.
Wonder Boy (1951)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Karl Hartl
 
37.
Tin Pan Alley (1951)
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Short documentary film which features the activities taking place in London's famous "Street of Song" (Denmark Street)...
Director: Terry Ashwood
 
38.
To Have and to Hold (1951)
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(63 mins.)
Director: Godfrey Grayson
 
39.
White Corridors (1951)
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The scene is Yeoman's Hospital, set in the English Midlands, soon after the NHS was founded. Sophie Dean... (102 mins.)
Director: Pat Jackson
 
40.
Worm's Eye View (1951)
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Five WWII RAF fighter pilots are billeted in a family home. Their new landlady isn't pleased to have these "guests" imposed upon her nice house and... (77 mins.)
Director: Jack Raymond
 
41.
Young Wives' Tale (1951)
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A post-war housing crisis leaves a shy woman to share a house with two couples. Comic situations arise as the new roomer becomes infatuated with one of the husbands. (79 mins.)
Director: Henry Cass
 
42.
Alien Orders (1951 Documentary)
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(11 mins.)
 
43.
Flu-ing Squad (1951)
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(90 mins.)
 
44.
No Highway in the Sky (1951)
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An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number flying hours. (99 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
45.
Spring and Winter (1951)
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Director: John Halas
 
46.
A Story of Achievement (1951 Documentary)
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Dramatised documentary concerning the development of margarine and the rivalry between the Van den Berghs and the Jurgens, the two Dutch families who developed the substance.
Director: Paul Dickson
 
47.
Beyond the Heights (1951 Documentary)
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Swiss travelogue. (36 mins.)
Director: E. J. Fancey
 
48.
Forward a Century (1951 Documentary)
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(29 mins.)
 
49.
Lock Up Your Daughters (1951 Documentary)
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A collection of scenes from various Bela Lugosi movies. (51 mins.)
 
50.
Mining Review 4th Year No. 12 (1951 Documentary)
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(10 mins.)
 
51.
Out of the Dark (1951 Documentary)
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(27 mins.)
Director: John Durst
 
52.
Paris (1951 Documentary)
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53.
Spotlight on the World We Live In (1951 Documentary)
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This short features the following items (my outline in parentheses) -- 1) Samaritans of the Alps: (in the Hospice of St... (14 mins.)
Director: Ronald Haines
 
54.
Spotlight on the World We Live in No. 16 (1951 Documentary)
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(15 mins.)
Director: Ronald Haines
 
55.
Spotlight on the World We Live in No. 3 (1951 Documentary)
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(15 mins.)
Director: Ronald Haines
 
56.
Spotlight on the World We Live in No. 5 (1951 Documentary)
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(15 mins.)
Director: Ronald Haines
 
57.
The Changing Face of Europe (1951 Documentary)
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Industrial and social progress in post-war Europe. (116 mins.)
 
58.
The City of London (1951 Documentary)
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(18 mins.)
 
59.
The Story of Time (1951 Documentary)
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Mankind's numerous ways of measuring the passage of time through history are depicted through stop-motion animation, from ancient sundials to simple mechanical devices, up through complex modern timepieces. (10 mins.)
 
60.
The White Continent (1951 Documentary)
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(20 mins.)
 
61.
There Go the Boats (1951 Documentary)
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(24 mins.)
 
62.
Facts and Fancies (1951 Short Film)
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Describes the many by-products resulting from the carbonisation of coal (24 mins.)
Director: Michael Law
 
63.
Home of Your Own (1951 Short Film)
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(22 mins.)
Director: Tony Thompson
 
64.
Mary's Birthday (1951 Short Film)
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The story shows the dangers of fly contamination and the spread of disease by germs in the home, and how these dangers can be overcome. (10 mins.)
Director: Lotte Reiniger
 
65.
Now Is the Time (1951 Short Film)
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(3 mins.)
Director: Norman McLaren
 
66.
Out of True (1951 Short Film)
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(40 mins.)
Director: Philip Leacock
 
67.
The Queen Steps Out (1951 Short Film)
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Comedian Terry-Thomas narrates to drawings of Queen of Sheba and King Solomon. (19 mins.)
Director: Robert Henryson
 
68.
We've Come a Long Way (1951 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
 
69.
Cookery Nook (1951 Short Film)
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Husband and Friend install an electric cooker and prepare a meal. (28 mins.)
 
70.
About the Home (1951 TV Series)
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Practical tips for housewives.
 
72.
What's My Line (1951 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
73.
Peppino e Violetta (1951)
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This film is about St Francis of Assisi, the patron St of animals. (82 mins.)
Director: Maurice Cloche