British Films 1940 Not Yet Released On DVD Region 2

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Lady in Distress (1940)
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A passerby witnesses a murder through the windows of a passing train. He then tries to track down the killer. (77 mins.)
Director: Herbert Mason
 
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All at Sea (1940)
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(76 mins.)
Director: Herbert Smith
 
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Mad Men of Europe (1940)
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(73 mins.)
 
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House of Mystery (1940)
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(74 mins.)
Director: Walter Summers
 
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Bulldog Sees It Through (1940)
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The armaments production programme is being sabotaged by a gang of Germans. A few arrests are made but the destruction of a vital plant goes on. Test Pilot 'Bulldog' Bill Watson plunges headlong into the mystery. (77 mins.)
Director: Harold Huth
 
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Haunted Honeymoon (1940)
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Lord Peter Wimsey is an amateur detective. He is to be married to Harriet Vane, who writes crime novels... (99 mins.)
Director: Arthur B. Woods
 
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Blackout (1940)
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Early in World War II, Danish sea captain Andersen, delayed in a British port, tangles with German spies. (92 mins.)
Director: Michael Powell
 
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Dead Man's Shoes (1940)
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An amnesia victim is a well liked and respected member of his community--until one day someone from his past shows up with evidence that in "the old days" he had been a notorious criminal, and threatens to expose him unless he pays off. (70 mins.)
Director: Thomas Bentley
 
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French Without Tears (1940)
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The love affairs of three young Englishmen at a language cramming school in the south of France. Diana, the sister of one of the boys, arrives in town to flirt with all of her brothers' schoolmates. (86 mins.)
Director: Anthony Asquith
 
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Garrison Follies (1940)
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(64 mins.)
Director: Maclean Rogers
 
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George and Margaret (1940)
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(70 mins.)
Director: George King
 
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Girl in the News (1940)
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Nurse Anne Graham is controversially - but rightly - acquitted of murder after her elderly patient dies in suspicious circumstances... (78 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
 
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Henry Steps Out (1940)
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(52 mins.)
 
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Hoots Mon (1940)
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(77 mins.)
 
17.
It Happened to One Man (1940)
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(81 mins.)
Director: Paul L. Stein
 
18.
Just William (1940)
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(72 mins.)
Director: Graham Cutts
 
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Laugh It Off (1940)
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As WWII begins, vaudeville entertainer Tommy Towers is called up to serve. He arranges a job for his girlfriend at the local pub. To keep morale up, his commanding officer orders him to perform for the troops. (78 mins.)
 
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Law and Disorder (1940)
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On the eve of WWII a young defence lawyer, assisted by his wife, invaigles his way into a gang of foreign saboteurs. Comedy thriller, ably executed by a satisfactory cast. (74 mins.)
Director: David Macdonald
 
21.
Maxwell Archer, Detective (1940)
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Private detective Maxwell Archer sets out to help a young RAF pilot accused of a murder he didn't commit. (73 mins.)
 
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Mrs. Pym of Scotland Yard (1940)
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An eccentric woman detective investigates the murders of several people who visited the same medium. (65 mins.)
Director: Fred Elles
 
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Neutral Port (1940)
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(89 mins.)
Director: Marcel Varnel
 
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Night Train to Munich (1940)
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When Germany invades Czechoslovakia, the German and the British intelligence services try to capture Czech scientist Axel Bomasch, inventor of a new type of armor-plating. (95 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
 
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Old Mother Riley Joins Up (1939)
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(75 mins.)
Director: Maclean Rogers
 
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Old Mother Riley in Society (1940)
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(81 mins.)
Director: John Baxter
 
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Olympic Honeymoon (1940)
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(63 mins.)
Director: Alf Goulding
 
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Pack Up Your Troubles (1940)
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(75 mins.)
Director: Oswald Mitchell
 
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Pastor Hall (1940)
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This film is based on the true story of Pastor Martin Neimuller, who was sent to Dachau concentration camp for criticising the Nazi party... (95 mins.)
Director: Roy Boulting
 
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Room for Two (1940)
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The story takes place in Venice, where a womanising Englishman Vic Oliver takes a strong interest in a married tourist who is played by Frances Day... (77 mins.)
Director: Maurice Elvey
 
31.
Saloon Bar (1940)
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Against a background of Christmas and the pending arrival of another baby for the landlord, a group... (76 mins.)
Director: Walter Forde
 
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Shadowed Eyes (1940)
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(68 mins.)
Director: Maclean Rogers
 
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She Couldn't Say No (1940)
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She Couldn't Say No is a 1939 British comedy film directed by Graham Cutts and starring Tommy Trinder... (72 mins.)
Director: Graham Cutts
 
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Somewhere in England (1940)
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(79 mins.)
 
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Spies of the Air (1940)
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Set just before the outbreak of WWII, this is the story of a test pilot who works for the (unnamed) enemy... (62 mins.)
Director: David MacDonald
 
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Spy for a Day (1940)
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The Nazis kidnap a simple farm labourer when they think he is one of their spies. He escapes, only to... (71 mins.)
Director: Mario Zampi
 
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Suicide Legion (1940)
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(54 mins.)
Director: Norman Walker
 
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Ten Days in Paris (1940)
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(82 mins.)
Director: Tim Whelan
 
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That's the Ticket (1940)
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Cloakroom attendants have to dress up in outlandish disguises to foil spies in Paris. (63 mins.)
Director: Redd Davis
 
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The Briggs Family (1940)
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(68 mins.)
Director: Herbert Mason
 
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The Chinese Den (1940)
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A wealthy Chinese banker sets his sights on a pretty British singer, and eventually marries her and takes her back to Chinese Bungalow... (72 mins.)
Director: George King
 
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The House of the Arrow (1940)
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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... (66 mins.)
Director: Harold French
 
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The Midas Touch (1940)
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(68 mins.)
Director: David MacDonald
 
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The Missing People (1939)
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J.G. Reeder, an elderly gentleman who fancies himself a detective, decides to investigate the strange disappearance of 27 well-to-do people, who all vanished under similar circumstances. (73 mins.)
Director: Jack Raymond
 
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The Spider (1940)
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(81 mins.)
Director: Maurice Elvey
 
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They Came by Night (1940)
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Jeweler James Fothergill helps Scotland Yard recover a valuable ruby by worming his way into the gang... (72 mins.)
Director: Harry Lachman
 
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Tilly of Bloomsbury (1940)
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(83 mins.)
 
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Two for Danger (1940)
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Two for Danger is a 1940 British crime film directed by George King and starring Barry K. Barnes, Greta Gynt, Ian McLean and Gordon McLeod. (73 mins.)
Director: George King
 
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Two Smart Men (1940)
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(52 mins.)
 
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Under Your Hat (1940)
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Inept Secret Agent on a job in the South of France is followed by his suspicious wife. She masquerades as a maid and chaos ensues. (79 mins.)
Director: Maurice Elvey
 
53.
Where's That Fire? (1940)
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A hapless fire crew are given the ultimatum: put out a fire successfully or else be sacked. They fail miserably... (73 mins.)
Director: Marcel Varnel
 
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