Most Popular "Quota Quickie" Titles
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1. The Phantom Light (1935)
76 min | Mystery, Thriller
A lighthouse keeper has been murdered in mysterious circumstances and, during the ensuing investigation a Phantom Light keeps appearing at the scene of his death.
2. Lazybones (1935)
65 min | Comedy, Romance
Lazybones is an idle baronet. He hasn't a care in the world until his father cuts him off without a penny. He then meets an American heiress & marries her but finds she has been ... See full summary »
3. The Man Behind the Mask (1936)
79 min | Drama
A young couple attend a masked ball before their planned (but secret) elopement. Suddenly everything goes wrong when the young woman is attacked and held hostage by a crazed attacker.
4. Tugboat Princess (1936)
Approved | 66 min | Drama
Another of the "run-away" productions made by Columbia in Canada in the mid-30's designed to either comply with or to circumvent the British Quota Law of the period, with Walter C. Kelly ... See full summary »
5. Strike! (1934)
69 min | Drama
David Barr is the manager and chief designer of a British shipyard (when we still built ships). The shipyard is in financial trouble but Barr has a design for a new ship that will save them... See full summary »
6. Illegal (1932)
Passed | 71 min | Crime, Drama
This is the story of a woman who kicks out her no-good second husband after he wastes all her money. Since gambling and drink had taken all her money, she decides to use the money from a ... See full summary »
7. Crown v. Stevens (1936)
TV-G | 66 min | Crime, Thriller
When an ex-dancer marries a man for his money she is suprised find he is a real skinflint. She owes a lot of money to a loan-shark who is after her. However, her husband does carry a lot of... See full summary »
8. The Fire Raisers (1934)
77 min | Crime, Thriller
Jim Bronton is an insurance investigator, but he's unhappy with his work and gets involved with a gang of arsonists. His conscience is troubling him ...
9. Shot in the Dark (1933)
53 min | Mystery
The relatives of a millionaire--the victim of a mysterious murder--get together at his house to search for his will, which he recorded on a record. However, one of them is actually the ... See full summary »
10. The Love Test (1935)
63 min | Biography, Romance
Mary Lee is the new head of a Chemistry Laboratory. Thompson and his work-mates are resentful of her appointment and try to make her fall in love with John in the hope that this will make ... See full summary »
11. Convicted (1938)
Approved | 58 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Police Detective Burns (Charles Quigley) is helping Jerry Wheeler (Rita Hayworth), a night-club singer, track down the killer of a gold-digger, for which crime her brother, "Chick," (Edgar ... See full summary »
12. Something Always Happens (1934)
TV-G | 69 min | Comedy, Romance
Unemployed car salesman Peter is encouraged by his girlfriend Cynthia to approach the head of a petrol company with his plan for making petrol stations more attractive to customers. When ... See full summary »
14. The Murder Party (1935)
61 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A major newspaper publisher dies in suspicious circumstances during a parlour game at a dinner party. The publishers secretary is the obvious suspect, but the Inspector isn't so sure ...
15. Caste (1930)
70 min | Drama
The daughter of a Cockney drunkard marries a young aristocrat who is presumed killed in action (in WWI). When she gets the news she goes to stay with her aristocratic in-laws.
16. Special Inspector (1938)
Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Filmed in Canada as part of the UK-Quota System: U. S. Customs Agent Tom Evans is given the assignment of running down a smuggling ring which hijacks Canadian fur-shipper's trucks and sells... See full summary »
17. The Girl in the Crowd (1935)
52 min | Comedy
Bookseller David Gordon's new wife Marian has never met David's friend Bob but by telephone advises him on how to meet women by following the first attractive girl he sees. Unfortunately, ... See full summary »
18. Hotel Splendide (1932)
53 min | Crime, Drama
Jerry Mason inherits a seaside hotel but discovers that a gang of robbers have buried their loot on the site where the hotel now stands.
19. Death Goes North (1939)
Approved | 56 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Sergeant Ken Strange, of the Canadian Mounted Police, and his dog King, are on the trial of the murderer. Herbert Barlow's male secretary is the victim. Elsie Barlow, his niece, has ... See full summary »
20. The Price of a Song (1935)
67 min | Crime, Drama
A bookmakers clerk, Grierson, finds himself in financial difficulties and forces his step-daughter to marry Nevern, a caddish song-writer, for his money. When she finds life unbearable with... See full summary »
21. The Rasp (1932)
44 min | Drama, Short
When cabinet minister John Hoode is murdered at his country house, his secretary, Alan Deacon, is the prime suspect and is arrested. Reporter Anthony Gethryn determines to unmask the real murderer.
22. Her Last Affaire (1935)
78 min | Drama
The wife of a politician is found dead at a country inn, where she had been seen with the politicians secretary, Alan. He is the immediate suspect but has a valid alibi.
23. Secrets of Chinatown (1935)
Approved | 63 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Private detective Donegal Dawn, is summoned by the police commissioner to solve the reasons for a crime wave in Chinatown, and scoffs at the official ruling on tong-killings. His friend, ... See full summary »
25. Someday (1935)
68 min | Drama
Curley Blake is a lift operator in a block of flats. He is in love with Emily, the cleaning girl. When Emily returns from a stay in hospital, Curley arranges to treat her to dinner in one ... See full summary »
26. Rynox (1932)
48 min | Drama
Business tycoon F.X. Benedik claims he has been threatened by a mysterious stranger Boswell Marsh. When F.X. Benedik is found murdered. Tony takes over the business and tries to track down ... See full summary »
27. My Friend the King (1932)
47 min | Comedy
A taxi driver becomes involved in a plot to kidnap Ruritanian child king Ludwig and, disguised as a countess, rescues the young king from the revolutionaries.
28. The Brown Wallet (1936)
68 min | Crime, Thriller
A bankrupt publisher thinks all his troubles are over when he stumbles across a Brown Wallet containing 200 pounds. But he is implicated in the murder of his wealthy aunt ...
29. C.O.D. (1932)
64 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
When Frances discovers her stepfather dead in the library, she pays Peter Craven to help her hide the body. When the body is discovered, Frances is suspected of murder but Craven decides to... See full summary »
30. The Star Reporter (1932)
44 min | Crime, Short, Drama
The story of a smash and grab robbery is followed up by a reporter who tracks down the villains and helps to bring them to justice.
33. 77 Park Lane (1931)
82 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
When a 'man about town' takes a young lady back to his house they are both surprised to find that it has been turned into an illegal casino in his absence.