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1.
Terror Street (1953)
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An American pilot AWOL from the states is framed for his wife's murder and has just 36 hours to prove his innocence. (80 mins.)
 
2.
Across the Frontiers (1953 Short Film)
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(11 mins.)
Director: Shan Benson
 
3.
Her Three Bachelors (1953)
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(75 mins.)
Director: Maclean Rogers
 
4.
Black 13 (1953)
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20th Century-Fox gets the blame for distributing this in the USA but they were not the production company in any manner... (75 mins.)
Director: Ken Hughes
 
5.
Black Orchid (1953)
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A doctor's ex-wife dies of nicotine poison. (58 mins.)
 
6.
Three Stops to Murder (1953)
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Discharged by his employer, a private eye stays on a jewel theft case after a model with information for him is murdered. (76 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
7.
The Slasher (1953)
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Amongst the bomb-sites and dark alleys of postwar London Roy Walsh and his gang of juvenile delinquents waylay and rob old ladies... (75 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
 
8.
The Man from Cairo (1953)
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"The Man from Cairo", a Michaeldavid production for distribution by Lippert, with Ray Enright the only credited director on the film print... (81 mins.)
 
9.
Decameron Nights (1953)
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The main story combines bits of Giovanni Boccaccio's own life (maybe and maybe not) with three of his most fabulous stories of love... (129 mins.)
Director: Hugo Fregonese
 
10.
Desperate Moment (1953)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Compton Bennett
 
11.
Rheingold Theatre (1953 TV Series)
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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. (23 mins.)
 
12.
Escape by Night (1953)
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An Italian racketeer on the run in London holes up in a disused theatre with a hard-drinking journalist out to get the full story. (79 mins.)
Director: John Gilling
 
13.
Innocents in Paris (1953)
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A selection of passengers catch the plane from London for an early 1950's weekend in Paris. The Scotsman in his kilt... (102 mins.)
Director: Gordon Parry
 
14.
Laughing Anne (1953)
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Based on Conrad's short story of a red-headed beauty of the eighteen-eighties who was a singer in an elegant Parisian night-club... (90 mins.)
Director: Herbert Wilcox
 
15.
Man in Hiding (1953)
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British whodunit mystery-crime film-Noir about a wrongly convicted murderer who escapes prison to find the real killer. (73 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
16.
Melba (1953)
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The highly fictionalized story of Nellie Melba, Australian-born soprano who rose to operatic fame in... (112 mins.)
Director: Lewis Milestone
 
17.
Never Let Me Go (1953)
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Philip Sutherland is an American news writer stationed in Moscow since the war; while there he falls for a Russian ballet dancer... (94 mins.)
Director: Delmer Daves
 
18.
One Stop Shop (1953)
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Director: Peter Mills
 
19.
Panorama (1953 TV Series)
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Long-running factual programme reporting on all aspects of life in Britain. (40 mins.)
 
20.
Personal Affair (1953)
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Barbara Vining is 17 years old and living with her family in a 1950s postwar English village. Her father... (82 mins.)
 
21.
Rob Roy: The Highland Rogue (1953)
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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. (81 mins.)
Director: Harold French
 
22.
Robin Hood (1953 Mini-Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
23.
Shoot First (1953)
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U.S. Army Lt. Colonel Robert Taine and his wife Cecily live in a village in England. While hunting on some land he has recently purchased... (88 mins.)
Director: Robert Parrish
 
24.
Skid Kids (1953)
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(65 mins.)
Director: Don Chaffey
 
25.
Strange Stories (1953)
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(45 mins.)
 
26.
Both Sides of the Law (1953)
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A pseudo-documentary in style with an emphasis on the daily work and routine of women police built around three different story lines... (94 mins.)
Director: Muriel Box
 
27.
Stryker of the Yard (1953)
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Two episodes of the Stryker of Scotland Yard series: The Case of the Studio Payroll and The Case of Uncle Harry, edited together into feature film format. (67 mins.)
Director: Arthur Crabtree
 
28.
Take a Powder (1953)
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(58 mins.)
 
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The Clue of the Missing Ape (1953)
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(58 mins.)
Director: James Hill
 
31.
The Dog and the Diamonds (1953)
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Children's drama. A gang of children can't have any pets of their own so they organise a "zoo" with various animals behind an old manor house... (54 mins.)
Director: Ralph Thomas
 
32.
The Fake (1953)
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An American has to guard da Vinci's "Madonna and Child" when it is being shown in Britain. When it arrives he suspects it is not the real painting. (80 mins.)
Director: Godfrey Grayson
 
33.
Bad Blonde (1953)
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A scheming blonde seduces a fighter and convinces him to murder her husband, a fight manager. (81 mins.)
 
34.
The Genie (1953)
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A young woman discovers her grandfather owns the true Aladdin's lamp and discovers it's handsome Genie inside as well. (75 mins.)
 
35.
The Girl on the Pier (1953)
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(65 mins.)
Director: Lance Comfort
 
36.
The Good Old Days (1953 TV Series)
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A re-creation of the Music Hall variety shows that were popular in the late Victorian and the Edwardian periods (late 1800s and early 1900s)... (60 mins.)
 
37.
The House of the Arrow (1953)
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A rich old lady dies in bed and leaves all of her money to her recently adopted daughter, who is quickly accused and exonerated of her murder. But that most British of questions remains. Who dunnit? (1953; B&W) (73 mins.)
 
38.
The Long Rope (1953)
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A wrongly accused convict returns home, only to be maligned again. (72 mins.)
Director: Wolf Rilla
 
39.
The Last Load (1948)
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(57 mins.)
Director: John Baxter
 
40.
Project M7 (1953)
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A secret jet aircraft capable of traveling three times the speed of sound is being developed by a group of scientists secretly... (86 mins.)
Director: Anthony Asquith
 
41.
The Horse's Mouth (1953)
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An Irish "oracle" foretells the next day's track results to a newspaperman, resulting in a national uproar. (85 mins.)
 
42.
The Saint's Girl Friday (1953)
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A private detective goes after the people who murdered his girlfriend. (73 mins.)
 
43.
The Secret Cave (1953)
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(62 mins.)
Director: John Durst
 
44.
Gilbert and Sullivan (1953)
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The common career of W.S. Gilbert,a barrister turned comic writer, and Arthur Sullivan, a classic composer turned converted against his will to light music, who wrote fourteen operettas between 1871 and 1896, to great public acclaim. (109 mins.)
Director: Sidney Gilliat
 
45.
The Straw Man (1953)
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(74 mins.)
Director: Donald Taylor
 
46.
The Triangle (1953)
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Compilation of three "Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Presents" episodes: "A Lodging for the Night", "Priceless Pocket", and "American Duel". (78 mins.)
 
47.
The Village (1953)
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This film deals with the War Orphans following WWII at a children's village in the Swiss Alps where... (98 mins.)
 
48.
The Wedding of Lilli Marlene (1953)
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War time drama. Lili will not marry her true Love, an American reporter, until she becomes a star. Starring Lisa Daniely, Hugh McDermott and Sid James. (87 mins.)
Director: Arthur Crabtree
 
49.
Top of the Form (1953)
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Some trouble with gambling forces con man Fortescue to hide out in a boys' school, posing as a professor... (72 mins.)
 
50.
Twice Upon a Time (1953)
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A pair of twin girls are separated when their parents divorce. They meet again by accident when they... (75 mins.)
 
51.
Wheel of Fate (1953)
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Two brothers work in their invalid father's repair garage. Johnny is the quiet, reliable one while Ted is younger and wilder... (72 mins.)
Director: Francis Searle
 
52.
Bengo (1953 TV Series)
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(10 mins.)
 
53.
Rag Tag and Bobtail (1953 TV Series)
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Adventures of Rag the Hedgehog, Tag the Mouse, and Botail the Rabbit in their countryside home. (15 mins.)
 
54.
Coastal Navigation (1953)
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55.
Artists Must Live (1953 Documentary)
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(30 mins.)
Director: John Read
 
56.
Bow Bells (1953 Documentary)
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A montage of scenes from East End life set to a soundtrack of music hall songs with appropriate lyrics. (11 mins.)
Director: Anthony Simmons
 
57.
Collegiate Circus Champs (1953 Documentary)
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(10 mins.)
 
58.
Five Stars Ahead (1953 Documentary)
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(10 mins.)
 
59.
Forest Heritage (1953 Documentary)
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Exploring the New Forest in Hampshire, England. (20 mins.)
Director: Roy Layzell
 
60.
Powered Flight: The Story of the Century (1953 Documentary)
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(54 mins.)
Director: Stuart Legg
 
61.
They Planted a Stone (1953 Documentary)
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(26 mins.)
 
62.
This Little Ship (1953 Documentary)
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The sacrifice of HMS Plym in the first British atomic bomb test. (11 mins.)
 
63.
Wagon Handling at Dalkeith (1953 Documentary)
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(10 mins.)
 
64.
A Good Pull-Up (1953 Short Film)
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A handyman gets into trouble at a café. (17 mins.)
Director: Don Chaffey
 
65.
A Letter from the Isle of Wight (1953 Short Film)
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(11 mins.)
Director: Brian Salt
 
66.
A Prince for Cynthia (1953 Short Film)
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(30 mins.)
Director: Muriel Box
 
67.
Around Is Around (1953 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
 
68.
Bouncer Breaks Up (1953 Short Film)
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Director: Don Chaffey
 
69.
Bunty Wins a Pup (1953 Short Film)
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(27 mins.)
Director: Victor M. Gover
 
70.
K (Metamorphosis) (1954 Short Film)
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71.
Mardi and the Monkey (1953 Short Film)
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(19 mins.)
Director: Kay Mander
 
72.
Mr. Beamish Goes South (1953 Short Film)
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Potter unmasks a hotel guest who kills women in acid baths. (33 mins.)
 
73.
Out of the Bandbox (1953 Short Film)
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(30 mins.)
Director: Norman Redhead
 
74.
The Blakes Slept Here (1953 Short Film)
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Illustrating a hundred years of social change through the history of a London house belonging to a typical middle-class family - the Blakes (36 mins.)
Director: Jacques Brunius
 
75.
The Bosun's Mate (1953 Short Film)
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(30 mins.)
Director: Richard Warren
 
76.
The Square Mile (1953 Documentary)
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(19 mins.)
 
77.
The Story of William Tell (1953 Short Film)
A short that follows the legend of Wilhelm Gorkeit of Tellikon (William Tell), the legendary archer and hero, from Switzerland.
Director: Jack Cardiff
 
78.
The Super Secret Service (1953 Short Film)
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79.
The Tell-Tale Heart (1953 Short Film)
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(20 mins.)
Director: J.B. Williams
 
80.
Watch the Birdie (1953 Short Film)
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81.
It Is Midnight, Doctor Schweitzer (1953 TV Movie)
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In 1914, a German doctor, missionary and organist establishes a hospital in the malaria, sleeping sickness and leprosy-ridden French colony of Gabon in Africa. (100 mins.)