Most Popular Titles With William Douglas-Home


1. What a Girl Wants (2003)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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An American teenager learns that her father is a wealthy British politician running for office. Although she is eager to find him, she realizes it could cause a scandal and cost him the election.

Director: Dennie Gordon | Stars: Amanda Bynes, Colin Firth, Kelly Preston, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 52,177 | Gross: $35.99M

2. The Colditz Story (1955)

94 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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Allied prisoners of various nationalities pool their resources to plan numerous escapes from an "escape-proof" German POW camp housed in a Medieval castle.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: John Mills, Eric Portman, Christopher Rhodes, Lionel Jeffries

Votes: 1,806

3. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)

30 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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Eamonn Andrews (later Michael Aspel) surprises celebrities by presenting them with the Big Red Book before taking them into the studio to tell viewers the story of their life, featuring ... See full summary »

Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Michael Aspel, Eric Sykes, John Mills

Votes: 134

4. The Reluctant Debutante (1958)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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A teenage American girl while visiting her father, is thrown into London society during the "Debutante Season".

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Rex Harrison, Kay Kendall, John Saxon, Sandra Dee

Votes: 1,053

5. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)

Drama

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Stars: Ralph Morse, John Bluthal, Gawn Grainger, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 65

6. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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An anthology series from the United Kingdom, from 1955 to 1974, producing about five hundred ninety-minute episodes from Granada Television.

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

Votes: 40

7. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

8.5
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Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, Dinsdale Landen, Miriam Karlin

Votes: 24

8. Under Ten Flags (1960)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, War

6.6
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German raider, using various disguises, forces british ship to surrender. Story told from German point of view.

Director: Duilio Coletti | Stars: Van Heflin, Charles Laughton, Mylène Demongeot, John Ericson

Votes: 368

9. Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)

30 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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Stars: Donald Sinden, Robin Chadwick, Deborah Lavin, Helen Lindsay

Votes: 26

10. Sleeping Car to Trieste (1948)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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Spies pursue a stolen diary aboard the Orient Express.

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Jean Kent, Albert Lieven, Derrick De Marney, Paul Dupuis

Votes: 235

11. Call My Bluff (II) (1965–1988)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

7.2
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Two teams of three alternate between giving and guessing the meanings of obscure English words.

Stars: Robert Robinson, Frank Muir, Patrick Campbell, Arthur Marshall

Votes: 42

12. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

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

Votes: 42

13. Duck in Orange Sauce (1975)

106 min | Comedy

6.2
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When facing a request of divorce, Livio accepts, but sets up a last weekend together with his secretary and his wife's lover.

Director: Luciano Salce | Stars: Monica Vitti, Ugo Tognazzi, Barbara Bouchet, John Richardson

Votes: 290

14. The Kingfisher (1983 TV Movie)

80 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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When Cecil (Rex Harrison) discovers that his love Evelyn (Wendy Hiller) that getaway 50 years ago has been recently widowed and is passing by his home on the way to the funeral. For 50 ... See full summary »

Director: James Cellan Jones | Stars: Rex Harrison, Wendy Hiller, Cyril Cusack, Gary Owen

Votes: 62

15. Made in Heaven (1952)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy

5.4
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A young couple enter the Dunmow Flitch Trial, in which a side of bacon can be won if a couple do not regret their marriage after a year, but the arrival of an attractive new housemaid throws everything into chaos.

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: David Tomlinson, Petula Clark, Sonja Ziemann, A.E. Matthews

Votes: 90

16. Eye Witness (1950)

94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.3
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In 1949, when his former British war buddy is charged with murder, American lawyer Adam Hayward goes to England to see if he can help.

Director: Robert Montgomery | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Leslie Banks, Felix Aylmer, Andrew Cruickshank

Votes: 98

17. For Them That Trespass (1949)

Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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"Cristy" Drew, an aspiring young writer, trying to broaden his experience, gets involved with "Frankie" Ketchen and her two suitors, Herb Logan and Jim Heal. One night, Jim finds "Frankie" ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto Cavalcanti | Stars: Stephen Murray, Richard Todd, Patricia Plunkett, Rosalyn Boulter

Votes: 63

18. Now Barabbas (1949)

87 min | Drama

7.8
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A humane prison governor deals with a variety of different prisoners, including a charming murderer.

Director: Gordon Parry | Stars: Richard Greene, Cedric Hardwicke, Kathleen Harrison, Ronald Howard

Votes: 19

19. The Amazing Mr. Beecham (1949)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Young Viscount Pym manages to to get an army leave on the pretense of running for the Conservatives in the next local election. His only aim in fact is to marry June, a rich American ... See full summary »

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: Cecil Parker, A.E. Matthews, David Tomlinson, Lana Morris

Votes: 61

20. Follow That Horse! (1960)

80 min | Comedy

5.8
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A race horse swallows a microfilm, sought after by the major superpower spy agencies. The rest of the film is a hilarious race to get to the microfilm first. Much of the humour comes from ... See full synopsis »

Director: Alan Bromly | Stars: David Tomlinson, Cecil Parker, Richard Wattis, Mary Peach

Votes: 8

21. Dame of Sark (1976 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

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1940. When the Nazis over-run the Channel Island of Sark, they find the Dame of Sark, the governess of the tiny island, a very formidable lady to deal with.

Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Celia Johnson, Peter Dyneley, Tony Britton, Natalie Caron

22. Betzi (1978 TV Movie)

85 min | History

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Moody drama concerning the lonely but luxurious imprisonment of Napoleon Bonaparte on St Helena.

Director: Claude Whatham | Stars: Michael Barrington, Stephanie Cole, Barrie Cookson, Roland Curram

23. The Reluctant Debutante (1955 TV Movie)

45 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Director: Jack Minster | Stars: Celia Johnson, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Anna Massey, Eileen Peel

24. Away from It All (1973– )

50 min | Drama

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Stars: Renée Asherson, Liz Ashley, Rachel Brennock, Michael Bryant

25. Lloyd George Knew My Father (1975 TV Movie)

Comedy

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When Lady Sheila Boothroyd hears that the planning authorities are determined to drive a road through her grounds, she announces her intention to kill herself at the precise moment that the... See full summary »

Director: John Jacobs | Stars: Roland Culver, Celia Johnson, John Barrett, George Cole

27. Ask Me Another (1958–1962)

35 min

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Stars: Franklyn Engelman, Martin Dakin, Arthur Maddocks, Ted Moult

28. Der schlechte Soldat Smith (1963 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama, War

9.0
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Director: Fritz Umgelter | Stars: Hanns Lothar, Volker Lechtenbrink, Peter Vogel, Richard Münch

Votes: 5

29. The Chiltern Hundreds (1949 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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Young Viscount Pym manages to to get an army leave on the pretense of running for the Conservatives in the next local election. His only aim in fact is to marry June, a rich American ... See full summary »

Stars: Gladys Boot, George Curzon, Jane Fergus, Marjorie Fielding

30. Master of Arts (1950 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Michael Gough, Ray Jackson, Graveley Edwards, Brian Nissen

31. Gute Freunde (1973 TV Movie)

97 min | Comedy

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Directors: Georg Madeja, Ernst Waldbrunn | Stars: Heli Finkenzeller, Ellen Rissel, Waltraut Haas, Helene Arcon

32. The Reluctant Peer (1964 TV Movie)

45 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Charles Hickman | Stars: Sybil Thorndike, Naunton Wayne, Frank Pettingell, Helen Horton

33. Der Eisvogel (1980 TV Movie)

90 min

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Half a century after Evelyn decided to marry someone else, she once again meets her former lover Cecil. She's now a widow - is it too late for love?

Director: Axel von Ambesser | Stars: Axel von Ambesser, Alice Treff, Karl Schönböck

34. Das Missgeschick, ein Lord zu sein (1966 TV Movie)

79 min | Comedy

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Director: Rolf von Sydow | Stars: Annemarie Holtz, Hermann Lenschau, Eva Maria Meineke, Ernst Fritz Fürbringer

35. The Manor of Northstead (1954 TV Movie)

45 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Wallace Douglas | Stars: A.E. Matthews, Marie Lohr, Charles Heslop, Ronald Adam

36. Ein Mann für Jenny (1956 TV Movie)

140 min | Comedy

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Directors: Peter Preses, Hans Scholz | Stars: Bruno Fritz, Inge Meysel, Liselotte Walter, Flockina von Platen

37. Tonight on Broadway (1948–1949)

30 min | Talk-Show

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Cast interviews and brief performances from the current plays on Broadway.

Stars: John Mason Brown, Sid Caesar, Louis Calhern, Henry Fonda

38. Ne coupez pas mes arbres (1975 TV Movie)

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Director: Jacques Samyn | Stars: Marie Bell, Robert Lamoureux, Pierre Bertin, Alain Lionel

39. Ne coupez pas mes arbres (1995 TV Movie)

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Director: Michel Treguer | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Jacques Dufilho, Alain Lionel, Rolande Kalis

40. Junger Herr für Jenny (1964 TV Movie)

95 min | Comedy

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Director: Hermann Leitner | Stars: Werner Hessenland, Blandine Ebinger, Carin Braun, Friedel Schuster

41. Äiti tietää rakkaudesta (1959 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

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Directors: Aimo Hiltunen, Seppo Wallin | Stars: Emma Väänänen, Pentti Irjala, Maija Karhi, Liisa Nevalainen

42. Pato a la naranja (1980– )

Comedy, Drama

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Stars: Carlos Calvo, Alberto Closas, Perla Cristal, Marisa Herrero

43. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: A.E. Matthews (1958)

Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Pauline Chase, Gladys Cooper, William Douglas-Home

44. This Is Your Life (1955–2003)
Episode: Brian Johnston (1982)

Documentary, Biography

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Director: Paul Stewart Laing | Stars: Eamonn Andrews, Gubby Allen, Les Ames, Frank Anderson

45. Pato a la naranja (1980– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1980)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: Roberto Denis | Stars: Carlos Calvo, Alberto Closas, Perla Cristal, Marisa Herrero

46. Pato a la naranja (1980– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1980)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: Roberto Denis | Stars: Carlos Calvo, Alberto Closas, Perla Cristal, Marisa Herrero

47. Call My Bluff (1965–1988)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (II) (1965)

Family, Game-Show

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Stars: Robin Ray, Frank Muir, Robert Morley, Ian Carmichael

48. Pato a la naranja (1980– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1980)

Comedy, Drama

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Director: Roberto Denis | Stars: Carlos Calvo, Alberto Closas, Perla Cristal, Marisa Herrero

49. Ask Me Another (1958–1962)
Episode: Episode dated 21 July 1958 (1958)

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Stars: Martin Dakin, William Douglas-Home, Franklyn Engelman, Sidney Gilliat

50. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)
Episode: Now Barabbas (1958)

Drama

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A prison governor faces many problems.

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Terence Morgan, Victor Maddern, Hugh Latimer, Ralph Truman

51. Away from It All (1973– )
Episode: On Such a Night (1973)

Drama

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Director: Philip Dudley | Stars: Nigel Davenport, Jack May, Geraldine McEwan, Patricia Mort

52. Thirty-Minute Theatre (1965–1973)
Episode: The Bishop and the Actress (1968)

Crime, Drama

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Director: Geoffrey Nethercott | Stars: Celia Bannerman, Anthony Nicholls

53. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)
Episode: The Manor of Northstead (1959)

Drama

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Director: Michael Westmore | Stars: A.E. Matthews, Marie Lohr, Charles Heslop, Ronald Adam

54. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)
Episode: The Reluctant Debutante (1966)

Comedy, Drama

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A teenage American girl while visiting her father, is thrown into London society during the "Debutante Season".

Director: John Jacobs | Stars: Anna Carteret, Raymond Clarke, Virginia Clay, Georgina Cookson

55. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)
Episode: Up a Gum Tree (1962)

Drama

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Eccentric goings-on in a far-flung tropical colony.

Stars: Tony Britton, Charles Heslop, Fabia Drake, Oliver Johnston

56. Tonight on Broadway (1948–1949)
Episode: Yes, M'Lord (1949)

Talk-Show

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Star: John Mason Brown

57. BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)
Episode: You're All Right, How Am I? (1981)

Drama

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Director: Paul Ciappessoni | Stars: Denholm Elliott, Michael Hordern