Most Popular Titles With Edward Chapman


1. Maigret (1959–1963)

50 min | Crime, Drama

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Televisations of the Maigret novels by Georges Simenon.

Stars: Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon, Helen Shingler, Neville Jason

Votes: 90

2. Things to Come (1936)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War

6.7
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The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel.

Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Raymond Massey, Edward Chapman, Ralph Richardson, Margaretta Scott

Votes: 5,347

3. Secret Agent (1964–1967)

49 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.3
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Two years after the original "Danger Man" series concluded, it was revamped and retconned. The series returned in a longer format. (1 hour/episode instead of 30 minutes). John Drake was now... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Peter Madden, Earl Cameron, Zia Mohyeddin

Votes: 785

4. Night and the City (1950)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

8.0
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A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.

Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, Googie Withers, Hugh Marlowe

Votes: 8,810

5. The Bulldog Breed (1960)

97 min | Comedy

6.6
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When he is crossed in love, grocers assistant Norman Puckle joins the Navy, where he is recruited to man the first British rocket.

Director: Robert Asher | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Ian Hunter, David Lodge, Robert Urquhart

Votes: 592

6. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)

50 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.7
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James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Gilmore, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang, Mary Webster

Votes: 602

7. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968–1977)

Comedy

8.3
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The Morecambe & Wise Show was a long running and massively popular sketch series starring British comedy duo Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise, plus a string of top-name international celebrity guests (of a bygone age), like André Prévin.

Stars: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Ann Hamilton, Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen

Votes: 405

8. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)

45 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Stars: Jack Warner, Peter Byrne, Geoffrey Adams, Arthur Rigby

Votes: 143

9. In Loving Memory (1969–1986)

25 min | Comedy

7.5
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1920s set sitcom following the misadventures of the accident-prone Billy Henshaw and his auntie Ivy as they try to run the family firm of undertakers.

Stars: Christopher Beeny, Thora Hird, Colin Farrell, Avis Bunnage

Votes: 73

10. X the Unknown (1956)

Approved | 81 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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A radioactive, mud-like creature terrorizes a Scottish village.

Directors: Leslie Norman, Joseph Losey | Stars: Dean Jagger, Edward Chapman, Leo McKern, Anthony Newley

Votes: 2,025

11. The Man Who Haunted Himself (1970)

GP | 94 min | Thriller

6.4
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Harold Pelham encounters a duplicate of himself in the aftermath of a car crash. After that moment his life is upset.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Roger Moore, Hildegard Neil, Alastair Mackenzie, Hugh Mackenzie

Votes: 1,346

12. Murder! (1930)

TV-PG | 92 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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A juror in a murder trial, after voting to convict, has second thoughts and begins to investigate on his own before the execution.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Herbert Marshall, Norah Baring, Phyllis Konstam, Edward Chapman

Votes: 4,359

13. School for Scoundrels (1960)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy

7.5
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Based on the Stephen Potter "One Upmanship" and "Lifemanship" books, Henry Palfrey tries hard to impress but always loses out to the rotter Delauney. Then he discovers the Lifeman college ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Hamer, Hal E. Chester, Cyril Frankel | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Alastair Sim, Janette Scott

Votes: 2,408

14. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Votes: 86

15. Bhowani Junction (1956)

Approved | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.4
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Anglo-Indian Victoria Jones seeks her true identity amid the chaos of the British withdrawal from India.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Ava Gardner, Stewart Granger, Bill Travers, Abraham Sofaer

Votes: 1,294

16. The Early Bird (1965)

98 min | Comedy

6.9
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Norman is the assistant helping to run a small, old fashioned dairy which is threatened by a larger, modern organisation. Norman does his best to save the dairy (and his horse) and the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Asher | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Jerry Desmonde, Paddie O'Neil

Votes: 802

17. The Citadel (1938)

Passed | 110 min | Drama

7.2
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Andrew Manson, a young, enthusiastic doctor takes his first job in a Welsh mining town, and begins to wonder at the persistent cough many of the miners have. When his attempts to prove its ... See full summary »

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson, Rex Harrison

Votes: 1,515

18. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 1974, producing about 500 ninety minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 36

19. The Skin Game (1931)

TV-G | 85 min | Drama

5.8
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An old traditional family and a modern family battle over land in a small English village and almost destroy each other.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Jill Esmond, C.V. France, Helen Haye

Votes: 2,164

20. The Magic Box (1951)

Approved | 118 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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A chronicle of the life of William Friese-Greene, a British inventor and early pioneer in cinema.

Director: John Boulting | Stars: Robert Donat, Maria Schell, Renée Asherson, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 914

21. The Shame of Mary Boyle (1929)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

4.8
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During the Irish revolution, a family earns a big inheritance. They start leading a rich life forgetting what the most important values are.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Sara Allgood, Edward Chapman, Barry Fitzgerald, Maire O'Neill

Votes: 1,627

22. A Stitch in Time (1963)

89 min | Comedy

7.1
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An accident in the butchers shop leads Norman and Mr Grimsdale to the hospital where, after causing the normal ammount of chaos, Norman finds Lindy, a little girl who hasn't spoken or ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Asher | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Jeanette Sterke, Jerry Desmonde

Votes: 754

23. The October Man (1947)

110 min | Mystery

7.1
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Jim Ackland, who suffers from a head injury sustained in a bus crash, is the chief suspect in a murder hunt, when a girl that he has just met is found dead on the local common, and he has ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: John Mills, Joan Greenwood, Edward Chapman, Kay Walsh

Votes: 747

24. Gone to Earth (1950)

82 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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A beautiful, superstitious, animal-loving Gypsy is hotly desired by a fox-hunting squire...even after she marries a clergyman.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Jennifer Jones, David Farrar, Cyril Cusack, Sybil Thorndike

Votes: 760

25. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

8.0
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

Votes: 51

26. It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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An escaped convict tries to hide out at his former lover's house, but she has since married and is reluctant to help him.

Director: Robert Hamer | Stars: Googie Withers, Jack Warner, John McCallum, Edward Chapman

Votes: 908 | Gross: $0.01M

27. Madeleine (1950)

Approved | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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The middle-class family of a young woman cannot understand why she delays in marrying a respectable young man. They know nothing about her long-standing affair with a Frenchman.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Ann Todd, Norman Wooland, Ivan Desny, Leslie Banks

Votes: 970

28. Rembrandt (1936)

85 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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This character study joins the painter at the height of his fame in 1642, when his adored wife suddenly dies and his work takes a dark, sardonic turn that offends his patrons. By 1656, he ... See full summary »

Director: Alexander Korda | Stars: Charles Laughton, Gertrude Lawrence, Elsa Lanchester, Edward Chapman

Votes: 1,211

29. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)

60 min | Crime

8.2
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Tales of Scotland Yard centering on a detective team. A sort of half-way house between Dixon of Dock Green and 'Z' Cars. The detectives are still 1950s style with good elecution and ... See full summary »

Stars: Raymond Francis, Eric Lander, Johnny Briggs, Michael McStay

Votes: 41

30. The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936)

Unrated | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.1
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An ordinary man suddenly finds that anything he says comes true. Or at least, almost anything!

Directors: Lothar Mendes, Alexander Korda | Stars: Roland Young, Ralph Richardson, Edward Chapman, Ernest Thesiger

Votes: 1,033

31. Innocent Sinners (1958)

95 min | Drama

7.0
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A young girl in a bombed out part of London wants to make something beautiful so she plants a garden in a ruined church with the help of her friend. All the adults in her life don't ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: June Archer, Christopher Hey, Brian Hammond, Flora Robson

Votes: 128

32. The Promoter (1952)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

7.2
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A charming and ambitious young man finds many ways to raise himself through the ranks in business and social standing- some honest, some not quite so. If he can just manage to avoid a ... See full summary »

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns, Valerie Hobson, Petula Clark

Votes: 909

33. Crash of Silence (1952)

Approved | 93 min | Drama

7.5
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Mandy Garland was born deaf and has been mute for all of her life. Her parents believe she is able to speak if she can only be taught and enroll her with a special teacher.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Jack Hawkins, Terence Morgan, Godfrey Tearle

Votes: 436

34. Doctor at Large (1957)

98 min | Comedy

6.1
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Dr. Sparrow graduates and sets out into the world. Hilarious internships with a miserly doctor and his young wife, a country doctor paid in kind not cash, and a quack specializing in rich ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Muriel Pavlow, Donald Sinden, James Robertson Justice

Votes: 559

35. The Square Peg (1958)

85 min | Comedy, War

7.2
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A British road repairman gets into a feud with the Army, gets drafted and is mistakenly parachuted into Nazi occupied France where his physical resemblance to the local German commandant triggers a hilarious chain reaction.

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Honor Blackman, Edward Chapman, Campbell Singer

Votes: 992

36. Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday (1939)

77 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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It comes as no surprise when Inspector Hornleigh and his assistant, Sergeant Bingham, go to enjoy the winds and rains on their annual seaside vacation, when they run into a "busman's ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Linden Travers, Wally Patch

Votes: 96

37. The History of Mr. Polly (1949)

Approved | 95 min | Drama

6.8
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Quiet and somewhat direction-less, Alfred Polly uses the money he inherits from his father to marry and to set up shop in a small town. His heart is in neither of these enterprises and he ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Pelissier | Stars: John Mills, Sally Ann Howes, Betty Ann Davies, Megs Jenkins

Votes: 430

38. Lisbon (1956)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

5.9
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High stakes battle of wits and morals between gentlemen crooks, set in beautiful Portugal. A smuggler is hired to kidnap the rich husband of an American woman who's just arrived in Lisbon, Portugal.

Director: Ray Milland | Stars: Ray Milland, Maureen O'Hara, Claude Rains, Yvonne Furneaux

Votes: 211

39. The Proud Valley (1940)

Not Rated | 76 min | Drama, Music

6.7
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In a Welsh coal mining valley, a young man with a beautiful singing voice is called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice when a pit disaster threatens.

Director: Pen Tennyson | Stars: Paul Robeson, Edward Chapman, Simon Lack, Rachel Thomas

Votes: 269

40. The Love Match (1955)

85 min | Comedy

7.3
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Two football-loving railway workers get into trouble after racing their engine home to get to a match on time.

Director: David Paltenghi | Stars: Arthur Askey, Glenn Melvyn, Thora Hird, Shirley Eaton

Votes: 81

41. Mail Train (1941)

87 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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The plot pits Hornleigh and Bingham against a clever gang of Nazi espionage agents. Most of the action takes place aboard a speeding train, with our heroes never quite certain who can be ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Phyllis Calvert, Edward Chapman

Votes: 126

42. Just My Luck (1957)

86 min | Comedy

6.4
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Norman works in a jewellers workshop and fantasises (in the nicest way) about meeting the window dresser across the road from his workshop. He wants to buy her a diamond pendant but ... See full summary »

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Norman Wisdom, Margaret Rutherford, Jill Dixon, Leslie Phillips

Votes: 424

43. Oscar Wilde (1960)

96 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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Oscar Wilde's homosexuality is exposed when he tries to defend himself against his lover's father.

Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Robert Morley, Phyllis Calvert, Ralph Richardson, John Neville

Votes: 315

44. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

9.1
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Stars: Brian Rix, Joby Blanshard, Cyril Luckham, John Bennett

Votes: 40

45. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Votes: 21

46. The Wild Heart (1952)

Unrated | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A re-editing of Gone to Earth (1950) after a disagreement and court case between director Michael Powell and producer David O. Selznick. Selznick's changes are mainly:- (1) Adding a ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, Rouben Mamoulian, William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Jennifer Jones, David Farrar, Cyril Cusack, Sybil Thorndike

Votes: 105

47. Mr. Perrin and Mr. Traill (1948)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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An elderly British schoolmaster is upset when a new teacher comes to the school and is an immediate success with the boys. The older man thinks he isn't getting the respect he deserves.

Director: Lawrence Huntington | Stars: David Farrar, Marius Goring, Greta Gynt, Raymond Huntley

Votes: 50

48. Poison Pen (1939)

66 min | Drama

7.0
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A small, sedate British village is shocked when its residents begin receiving hate-filled diatribes, known as "poison pen letters".

Director: Paul L. Stein | Stars: Flora Robson, Robert Newton, Ann Todd, Geoffrey Toone

Votes: 93

49. Hide and Seek (1964)

90 min | Action, Thriller, Crime

7.0
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A Cambridge astrophysicist on routine business in London finds it frustratingly difficult to return a wallet of money to an Eastern European friend, a task complicated by a puzzling if scatterbrained society girl.

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Curd Jürgens, Janet Munro, George Pravda

Votes: 55

50. A Day to Remember (1953)

92 min | Drama

7.2
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A group of men from a London pub are going on a darts team outing to Boulogne. Various members of the party have different reasons for going and get involved in various adventures.

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Stanley Holloway, Joan Rice, Odile Versois, Donald Sinden

Votes: 82

51. Convoy (1940)

78 min | Drama, War

6.6
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A tale of the highs and lows of life protecting the vital convoys between America & England during WWII.

Director: Pen Tennyson | Stars: Clive Brook, John Clements, Edward Chapman, Judy Campbell

Votes: 122

52. The Spider and the Fly (1949)

87 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller

7.1
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A clever and dedicated French police official, a cleverer master-thief whom he secretly admires, the woman loved by the official who is in love with the thief, at the outbreak of World War I.

Director: Robert Hamer | Stars: Eric Portman, Guy Rolfe, Nadia Gray, George Cole

Votes: 156

53. Portrait of a Sinner (1959)

96 min | Drama

6.3
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Young blonde woman seems to destroy everyone she comes in contact with.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Nadja Tiller, Tony Britton, William Bendix, Natasha Parry

Votes: 66

54. Turned Out Nice Again (1941)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Musical

6.7
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George Pearson, who works for a underwear firm that is 20 years out of date, invests his own money in a new type of thread. The company are not interested in changes, and he is fired. Later... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: George Formby, Peggy Bryan, Elliott Mason, Edward Chapman

Votes: 123

55. Rheingold Theatre (1953–1957)

23 min | Drama

8.7
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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.

Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Christopher Lee, Ron Randell, Barbara Mullen

Votes: 39

56. The Man in Room 17 (1965– )

60 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

8.0
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Crime series about a secret government department, "Room 17", set up to deal with crimes that baffle police & government agencies. Headed by veteran WW2 agent Oldenshaw and partnered, ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Vernon, Michael Aldridge, Denholm Elliott, Willoughby Goddard

Votes: 16

57. Wings and the Woman (1942)

94 min | Drama

6.2
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The story of flyer Amy Johnson who won the hearts of the British public in the 1930s with her record-breaking solo flights around the world. Her marriage to fellow aviator Jim Mallison was ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Robert Newton, Edward Chapman, Nora Swinburne

Votes: 154

58. Man on the Run (1949)

80 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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An Army deserter, still a fugitive in Post-War Britain, wanders into a pawn-shop robbery and finds himself wanted for murder. He meets a war widow who helps him elude the police while he ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence Huntington | Stars: Joan Hopkins, Derek Farr, Edward Chapman, Laurence Harvey

Votes: 50

59. Folly to Be Wise (1952)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy

6.5
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Newly arrived Army chaplin Captain Paris (Alastair Sim) attempts to book various acts for the entertainment of a troop of soldiers.

Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Alastair Sim, Elizabeth Allan, Roland Culver, Colin Gordon

Votes: 163

60. The Intruder (1953)

84 min | Drama, War

7.2
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Ex regimental commander Colonel Merton catches one of his former NCOs burgling his house and investigates to find the reason behind this desperate act.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Michael Ripper, Jack Hawkins, Hugh Williams, Michael Medwin

Votes: 97

61. Ships with Wings (1941)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, War

5.8
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Lt. Dick Stacey is dismissed from the Fleet Air Arm for poor discipline. He joins the Aircraft Carrier "HMS Ark Royal" (The Ship with Wings). When they go into battle in the Mediterranean ... See full summary »

Director: Sergei Nolbandov | Stars: John Clements, Leslie Banks, Jane Baxter, Ann Todd

Votes: 85

62. The Ringer (1952)

78 min | Mystery

6.4
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Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Herbert Lom, Donald Wolfit, Mai Zetterling, Greta Gynt

Votes: 60

63. The Young and the Guilty (1958)

67 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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'The eighth deadly sin is to see evil where none exists ...' So young schoolboy Eddie Marshall believes. The son of an ambitious mother who believes she married beneath her, and a father ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Cotes | Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Andrew Ray, Edward Chapman, Janet Munro

Votes: 11

64. Shop Spoiled (1954)

82 min | Drama

6.5
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One day in the lives and loves of the staff in a large department store.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Joan Rice, Josephine Griffin, Freda Jackson, Patricia Marmont

Votes: 83

65. Joey Boy (1965)

91 min | Comedy, War

4.7
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Busted for running an illegal gambling den during the Second World War, a gang of East End wideboys choose conscription over prison and take their talents on a tour of duty.

Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Stanley Baxter, Bill Fraser, Percy Herbert

Votes: 43

66. First Night (1963–1964)

Drama

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Stars: Madge Ryan, Anthony Bate, James Maxwell, Michael Caine

Votes: 34

67. Champion House (1967–1968)

50 min | Drama

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Drama series dealing with a family-run textiles firm.

Stars: Edward Chapman, Nicole Maurey, Maurice Kaufmann, Virginia Stride

68. One Night in Paris (1938)

62 min | Mystery

6.4
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Director: Walter Summers | Stars: John Lodge, Judy Kelly, Joan Marion, Hugh Williams

Votes: 11

69. Law and Disorder (1940)

74 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.9
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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.

Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Alastair Sim, Barry K. Barnes, Diana Churchill, Edward Chapman

Votes: 17

70. The End of the Road (1954)

76 min | Drama

6.8
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Known as Mick to some and Mack to others, because he is half Scottish and half Irish, a veteran electro plater has retirement forced upon him, but his bullheaded refusal to take it causes ructions.

Director: Wolf Rilla | Stars: Finlay Currie, Duncan Lamont, Naomi Chance, Edward Chapman

Votes: 24

71. The Secret Four (1939)

Approved | 85 min | Thriller, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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The Four Men of the title are British WWI veterans who decide to work secretly against enemies of the country. They aren't above a bit of murder or sabotage to serve their ends, but they ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Hugh Sinclair, Griffith Jones, Francis L. Sullivan, Frank Lawton

Votes: 77

72. Jeannie (1941)

101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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Based on Aimee Stuart's play. Little Scots girl decides to use her inheritance for a "grand tour" of the Continent.

Director: Harold French | Stars: Barbara Mullen, Wilfrid Lawson, Gus McNaughton, Phyllis Stanley

Votes: 25

73. His Excellency (1952)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy

5.8
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The post-war Labour government appoints an ex-docker as Governor of a Mediterranean colony.

Director: Robert Hamer | Stars: Eric Portman, Cecil Parker, Helen Cherry, Susan Stephen

Votes: 32

74. Caste (1930)

70 min | Drama

6.7
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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.

Directors: Campbell Gullan, Michael Powell | Stars: Hermione Baddeley, Nora Swinburne, Alan Napier, Sebastian Shaw

Votes: 6

75. Regal Cavalcade (1935)

104 min | Drama, History, News

7.0
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Through the use of both newsreel footage and re-enacted sequences, this B.I.P production, modeled along the lines "The March of Time" shorts, presents a record of the highlights of the ... See full summary »

Directors: Herbert Brenon, W.P. Kellino, Norman Lee, Walter Summers, Thomas Bentley, Marcel Varnel | Stars: Marie Lohr, Hermione Baddeley, Robert Hale, J.H. Roberts

Votes: 11

76. Venus fra Vestø (1962)

116 min | Drama, War

6.0
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Director: Annelise Reenberg | Stars: Malene Schwartz, Henning Moritzen, Dirch Passer, William Knoblauch

Votes: 80

77. April Blossoms (1934)

82 min | Musical, Romance

6.4
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The film spotlights famed composer Franz Schubert, who loves a woman from afar. He stands by in quiet desperation as his beloved is married to a dashing military officer, then pours his ... See full summary »

Director: Paul L. Stein | Stars: Richard Tauber, Jane Baxter, Carl Esmond, Athene Seyler

Votes: 32

78. Girls Will Be Boys (1934)

70 min | Comedy

6.4
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Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Dolly Haas, Cyril Maude, Esmond Knight, Irene Vanbrugh

Votes: 17

79. A Blonde Dream (1932)

86 min | Musical

6.5
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Two window cleaners help a girl who is trying to get to Hollywood.

Directors: Paul Martin, Robert Stevenson | Stars: Lilian Harvey, Jack Hulbert, Cicely Courtneidge, Sonnie Hale

Votes: 22

80. The Church Mouse (1934)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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When a meek secretary goes to work for her new boss, she becomes a sophisticated lady.

Director: Monty Banks | Stars: Laura La Plante, Ian Hunter, Edward Chapman, Jane Carr

Votes: 90

81. Runaway Queen (1934)

77 min | Musical

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Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Fernand Gravey, Muriel Aked, Miles Malleson

82. The Cocktail Party (1952 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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Director: Michael Barry | Stars: Grey Blake, Edward Chapman, Ursula Howells, Prudence Nesbitt

83. Now You're Talking (1940)

11 min | Drama, Short

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When a crashed Nazi aeroplane is recovered, British scientists have high hopes of learning valuable secrets. But a disgruntled factory worker inadvertently alerts enemy agents to the discovery, with disastrous consequences.

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Judy Campbell, Edward Chapman, Alec Clunes, Dorothy Hyson

84. Marigold (1938)

Drama

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Director: Thomas Bentley | Stars: Sophie Stewart, Patrick Barr, Phyllis Dare, Edward Chapman

85. The Divine Spark (1935)

82 min | Musical

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Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Mártha Eggerth, Phillips Holmes, Benita Hume, Donald Calthrop

86. Mister Cinders (1934)

72 min | Musical

7.2
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Bill is an all-day-worker at his rich uncle's estate, where he is wanted everywhere and by everyone, even by the local theatre group. He manages his two dull stepbrothers and his altive ... See full summary »

Director: Frederic Zelnik | Stars: Clifford Mollison, Zelma O'Neal, W.H. Berry, George Western

Votes: 14

87. Someone at the Door (1936)

75 min | Comedy, Thriller

5.7
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A penniless brother and sister move back into their childhood home, a rundown country manor. Their plans to launch his journalistic career by faking her murder go awry when they fall foul ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Aileen Marson, Billy Milton, Noah Beery, John Irwin

Votes: 17

88. Whitehall Wonders (1949 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Robert Cawdron, Edward Chapman, Bryan Coleman, Margaret Diamond

89. Barrister at Law (1969 TV Movie)

50 min | Drama

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Director: Vere Lorrimer | Stars: Edward Chapman, Sheila Fearn, John Moore, Brian Blessed

90. The Crime of the Century (1956– )

30 min | Thriller

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Stars: Edward Chapman, William Lucas, Gene Anderson, Ballard Berkeley

91. The Briggs Family (1940)

68 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Director: Herbert Mason | Stars: Edward Chapman, Jane Baxter, Oliver Wakefield, Mary Clare

Votes: 6

92. A Yank in Ermine (1955)

85 min | Comedy

4.8
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Director: Gordon Parry | Stars: Peter M. Thompson, Noelle Middleton, Harold Lloyd Jr., Diana Decker

Votes: 22

93. Guest of Honour (1934)

53 min | Comedy

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Director: George King | Stars: Henry Kendall, Miki Hood, Edward Chapman, Margaret Yarde

94. The Flying Squad (1932)

80 min | Crime, Drama

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Director: F.W. Kraemer | Stars: Harold Huth, Carol Goodner, Edward Chapman, Campbell Gullan

95. There Ain't No Justice (1939)

83 min | Drama

6.4
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A young boxer falls in with a crooked fight promoter.

Director: Pen Tennyson | Stars: Jimmy Hanley, Edward Rigby, Mary Clare, Edward Chapman

Votes: 31

96. Catch Hand (1964– )

40 min | Drama

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Drama series about the adventures of two building workers (i.e. "catch hands") and their efforts to find odd jobs around the country.

Stars: Mark Eden, Anthony Booth, Thomas Heathcote, Keith Anderson

97. The Birdcage Room (1954 TV Movie)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Edward Chapman, Geoffrey Chater, Christopher Hodge, Margo Johns

98. The Men from Room 13 (1959–1961)

Crime, Drama

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Stars: Brian Wilde, John Welsh, Kenneth MacKintosh, William Fox

99. Love and How to Cure It (1937 TV Movie)

30 min

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Stars: Edward Chapman, Athene Seyler

100. I've Got a Horse (1938)

77 min | Comedy

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Director: Herbert Smith | Stars: Sandy Powell, Norah Howard, Felix Aylmer, Evelyn Roberts