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1.
The Farmer Goes to Town (1938)
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(97 mins.)
Director: Ken G. Hall
 
2.
Mr. Chedworth Steps Out (1939)
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Mr. Chedworth is an ordinary clerk dominated by his job and wife. One day, he gains more autonomy and confidence when he finds a bag of money, but soon gets wrapped up in a web of misadventure as a result. (92 mins.)
Director: Ken G. Hall
 
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Red Sky at Morning (1948)
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In 19th-century Australia, an Irish convict sets his sights on the runaway wife of a sea captain. (55 mins.)
 
5.
The Fighting Rats of Tobruk (1944)
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Tells the story of three men--Bluey, a tough two fisted drover (Taylor), Milo, a laconic dingo trapper (Rafferty)... (68 mins.)
Director: Charles Chauvel
 
6.
A Son Is Born (1946)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Eric Porter
 
7.
Massacre Hill (1949)
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In 1854, Australian gold rush miners struggle for their rights against an oppressive government. (103 mins.)
Director: Harry Watt
 
8.
Train of Events (1949)
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A train disaster is told as four short stories to give character studies of the people involved, how it will affect them and how they deal with it. (88 mins.)
 
9.
The Miniver Story (1950)
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The Second World War is over, and the Miniver family is trying to keep themselves together in post-War Britain... (104 mins.)
Director: H.C. Potter
 
10.
The Wooden Horse (1950)
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True story of three British POWs and their attempt to escape from Nazi Germany. (101 mins.)
Director: Jack Lee
 
11.
Captain Carvallo (1951 TV Movie)
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(110 mins.)
 
12.
The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952)
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Young Robin Hood, in love with Maid Marian, enters an archery contest with his father at the King's palace... (84 mins.)
Director: Ken Annakin
 
13.
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
 
14.
The Heart of the Matter (1953)
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An unhappily married British security officer stationed in Sierra Leone during WWII falls in love with a young German woman and starts an affair. He soon starts feeling guilty. (105 mins.)
 
15.
Elephant Walk (1954)
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The young bride of a rich planter finds herself the only white woman at Elephant Walk tea plantation, British Ceylon. (103 mins.)
 
16.
The Detective (1954)
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Works of art are disappearing, stolen by a master thief, a master of disguise. Father Brown has two goals: to catch the thief and to save his soul. (91 mins.)
Director: Robert Hamer
 
17.
Make Me an Offer (1955)
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Charlie as a boy on a trip to the local museum, falls in love with a green portland vase (wedgewood)... (88 mins.)
Director: Cyril Frankel
 
18.
The Warriors (1955)
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During the 14th century when the Hundred-Year War between France and England ends with the English occupation of French Aquitainia rebel French knights vow to oust Prince Edward of Walles, ruler of Aquitainia. (85 mins.)
Director: Henry Levin
 
19.
Passage Home (1955)
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Cargo Ship takes on a female passenger. Can the Captain contain the crew and himself as they hit stormy conditions and emotions explode? (102 mins.)
Director: Roy Ward Baker
 
20.
Josephine and Men (1955)
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The trouble with Josephine is that her ever-loving and over-sympathetic nature leads her to switch from needful men to even more needful men... (98 mins.)
Director: Roy Boulting
 
21.
Simon and Laura (1955)
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In the 1950's days of only BBC television, a wet-behind-the-ears producer has the idea of basing a family... (87 mins.)
Director: Muriel Box
 
22.
A Town Like Alice (1956)
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A newly wealthy English woman returns to Malaya to build a well for the villagers who helped her during war. Thinking back, she recalls the Australian man who made a great sacrifice to aid her and her fellow prisoners of war. (117 mins.)
Director: Jack Lee
 
23.
Pursuit of the Graf Spee (1956)
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A true WW2 story: the British Navy must find and destroy a powerful German warship. (119 mins.)
 
24.
The Shiralee (1957)
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When Jim Macauley finds his wife with another man, he takes their young daughter and they hit the road... (99 mins.)
Director: Leslie Norman
 
25.
Robbery Under Arms (1957)
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Two brothers join their father in Captain Starlight's bush ranger gang in 19th Century Australia. (99 mins.)
Director: Jack Lee
 
26.
Windom's Way (1957)
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A doctor's sophisticated wife joins him at his remote Asian practice to try and patch up their marriage... (108 mins.)
Director: Ronald Neame
 
27.
Operation Amsterdam (1959)
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When Germany invades Holland in 1940, a British intelligence officer and two Dutch diamond merchants go to Amsterdam to persuade the Dutch diamond merchants to evacuate their diamond supplies to England. (104 mins.)
 
28.
The Nun's Story (1959)
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After leaving a wealthy Belgian family to become a nun, Sister Luke struggles with her devotion to her vows during crisis, disappointment, and World War II. (149 mins.)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
 
29.
Kidnapped (1960)
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In Scotland in 1751, young David Balfour is shanghaied aboard a ship where he meets Jacobite rebel Alan Breck Stewart with whom he escapes to the Scottish Highlands, dodging the redcoats. (97 mins.)
 
30.
The Trials of Oscar Wilde (1960)
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At the height of his fame (his plays being much celebrated in London in the 1890's), Oscar Wilde angers... (123 mins.)
Director: Ken Hughes
 
31.
The Sins of Rachel Cade (1961)
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While the Nazis regime subjugates European Nations, in Belgian Congo the doctor Rachel Cade tries to cure those troubled people. The colonel Derode falls in love with her but a young American injured pilot upsets his plans. (124 mins.)
Director: Gordon Douglas
 
32.
No Love for Johnnie (1961)
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Johnnie Byrne is a member of the British Parliament. In his 40s, he's feeling frustrated with his life... (110 mins.)
Director: Ralph Thomas
 
33.
I Thank a Fool (1962)
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A physician Christine Allison)is employed by an attorney, played by Peter Finch, who formerly prosecuted... (100 mins.)
Director: Robert Stevens
 
34.
In the Cool of the Day (1963)
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After he mends a marital rift between a vacationing young couple, the bored, fragile wife falls hopelessly... (89 mins.)
Director: Robert Stevens
 
35.
The Pumpkin Eater (1964)
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Film screenwriter Jake Armitage and his wife Jo Armitage live in London with six of Jo's eight children... (118 mins.)
Director: Jack Clayton
 
36.
Girl with Green Eyes (1964)
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In 1960s Dublin a young girl becomes involved with an older man, a much-travelled and still married land-owner. (91 mins.)
Director: Desmond Davis
 
37.
The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
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After a plane crash in the Sahara, one of the survivors says he's an airplane designer and they can make a flyable plane from the wreckage. (142 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
38.
Judith (1966)
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Beautiful woman who survived concentration camp goes to Israel in 1948 to track down Nazi husband who betrayed her. (109 mins.)
Director: Daniel Mann
 
39.
10:30 P.M. Summer (1966)
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Restless married couple Maria and Paul take a road trip through Spain with their friend Claire. While Paul and Claire carry on a clandestine affair... (85 mins.)
Director: Jules Dassin
 
40.
Far from the Madding Crowd (1967)
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Bathsheba Everdene, a willful, flirtatious, young woman, unexpectedly inherits a large farm and is romantically pursued by three very different men. (168 mins.)
 
41.
The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968)
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A dictatorial film director (Finch) hires an unknown actress (Novak) to play the lead role in a planned movie biography of a late, great Hollywood star. (130 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
42.
The Greatest Mother of Them All (1969 Short Film)
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(20 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
43.
The Red Tent (1969)
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Torn by personal guilt Italian General Umberto Nobile reminisces about his 1928 failed Arctic expedition aboard the airship Italia. (158 mins.)
 
44.
Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)
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Divorced working woman Alex and well-to-do Jewish family doctor Daniel Hirsh share not only the same... (110 mins.)
 
45.
Something to Hide (1972)
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A man having marital problems with his shrewish wife picks up a young, pretty and pregnant hitchhiker. Before he knows it, he's in over his head and mixed up in violence and murder. (99 mins.)
Director: Alastair Reid
 
46.
Lost Horizon (1973)
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This retelling of the classic tale of James Hilton's Utopian lost world plays out uneasily amid musical production numbers and Bacharach pop music... (150 mins.)
Director: Charles Jarrott
 
47.
The Nelson Affair (1973)
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Young George Matcham visits his uncle Lord Nelson and the vulgar Lady Hamilton. With the clear eyes of youth... (118 mins.)
 
48.
England Made Me (1973)
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A story about an English businessman in 1930s Germany who encounters a financier who has forged his career on greed, corruption and opportunism, rather than the traditional British principles of decency and fair play. (100 mins.)
Director: Peter Duffell
 
49.
The Abdication (1974)
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Queen Christina of Sweden (1626-1689) abdicates and travels to Rome to embrace the Catholic church. Today, she is mostly known for the rumors that she was lesbian. (103 mins.)
Director: Anthony Harvey
 
50.
Network (1976)
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A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit. (121 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
51.
Raid on Entebbe (1976 TV Movie)
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True story of a daring Israeli commando assault on the Entebbe Airport in Uganda to free hostages of a terrorist hijacking. (145 mins.)
Director: Irvin Kershner