Highest Rated Titles With Philip Leaver
5. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)
60 min | Crime
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 »
7. The Lady Vanishes (1938)
Not Rated | 96 min | Mystery, Thriller
While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train.
8. Sherlock Holmes (1954–1955)
30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The adventures of master detective Sherlock Holmes as he and his assistant, Dr. Watson--and, somewhat reluctantly, the bumbling Inspector Lestrade--battle criminals in London.
10. The Count of Monte Cristo (1956– )
30 min | Adventure, Family
A TV series adaptated from the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the ... See full summary »
11. The Tales of Hoffmann (1951)
Not Rated | 128 min | Fantasy, Music, Musical
A melancholy poet reflects on three women he loved and lost in the past: a mechanical performing doll, a Venetian courtesan, and the consumptive daughter of a celebrated composer.
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12. The Invisible Man (1958–1960)
30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
British scientist Peter Brady, while working on an invisibility formula, suffers a tragic accident which turns himself invisible. Unfortunately, there is no antidote, so, while working on a... See full summary »
13. Where's That Fire? (1940)
73 min | Comedy
A hapless fire crew are given the ultimatum: put out a fire successfully or else be sacked. They fail miserably, and their ancient fire engine is stolen by criminals attempting to steal the... See full summary »
The Invisible Man (1958–1960)
30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Identical twin sister entertainers visit London as guests of the government. Brady becomes involved when one of the sisters disappears, and there seems to be a possibly spy scandal behind the disappearance.
18. Martin Luther (1953)
Approved | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History
Biopic of German priest Martin Luther covering his life between 1505-1530 A.D. and the birth of the Protestant Reformation movement.
19. The Flesh and the Fiends (1960)
Unrated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
In 1828 Scotland, Edinburgh surgeon Dr. Knox does medical research on cadavers he buys from murderers Burke and Hare, without questioning the unethical procurement methods.
20. Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday (1939)
77 min | Crime, Drama
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 »
21. This Man Is News (1938)
63 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
David Kier, one of the thieves in a sensational jewel robbery and subsequent trial, is set free when the turns King's Evidence on the other members. Kier refuses to give reporter Simon ... See full summary »
22. The Silver Fleet (1943)
88 min | Drama, War
Jaap van Leyden is in charge of a shipyard in newly occupied Holland. At first he collaborates with the Germans because it is the easiest course to follow. Later a child's rhyme reminds him... See full summary »
24. John Wesley (1954)
Approved | 77 min | Biography, Drama, History
When young John Wesley is saved from the flames burning his family's home, he believes God has chosen him for a higher mission. He grows up to become a minister in the Church of England but... See full summary »
Sherlock Holmes (1954–1955)
The Case of the Jolly Hangman
Crime, Drama, Mystery
A traveling salesman is found hanged in his hotel room. Although the police eventually rule it to be a suicide, his widow thinks otherwise and asks Holmes to investigate the mysterious "suicide" further.
28. Smiling Along (I) (1938)
83 min | Comedy, Musical
Entertainer quits a crooked London theater and sets up her troupe on her uncle's farm. A famous musician joins the group and helps them get a legitimate booking.
31. Jack the Ripper (1959)
84 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A serial killer is murdering women in the Whitechapel district of London. An American policeman is brought in to help Scotland Yard solve the case.
32. Dr. Morelle: The Case of the Missing Heiress (1949)
73 min | Mystery
A young woman goes missing under strange circumstances. A friend of hers tries to find out what happened and it almost leads to another case of a missing young woman. Dr. Morrell has his hands full trying to solve this case.
Television World Theatre (1957–1958)
The Government Inspector
75 min | Drama
The most prominent citizens of a small Russian town mistake a wandering stranger for the much-feared "government inspector" whose visit they are fearfully awaiting. The stranger takes full advantage of their error.
35. A Tale of Five Women (1951)
86 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
An Englishman has been working in the US so long he now speaks with an American accent. He is drafted into the British Army during WWII but is injured and loses his memory. Because he talks... See full summary »
37. The Gamma People (1956)
Passed | 76 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
An American reporter smells a story when he is stranded in an Iron Curtain country where the local dictator is using gamma rays to transform children into mutated henchmen.
38. Spaceways (1953)
74 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A small group of closely-guarded British scientists test their first rocket amidst indications of matrimonial strife in the community. After the partial failure of the firing, a couple go ... See full summary »
39. Vampire Over London (1952)
Not Rated | 74 min | Comedy, Horror
The mysterious figure known as the Vampire comes to England to complete experiments in his mad bid to gain control of the world. When the radar-controlled Robot which he had ordered shipped... See full summary »
42. Tale of Three Women (1954)
85 min | Crime
A compilation of 3 stories, "The Wedding Gift", "The Thief of London" and "The Final Twist". Originally part of the Danziger Brothers series "Calling Scotland Yard" and shown on US TV in ... See full summary »
The Count of Monte Cristo (1956– )
The reading of a wealthy banker's will in Naples, Italy, produces unexpected results. The Count investigates and finds danger and deceit.
Sailor of Fortune (1955– )
Stranger in Danger
Mitch's search for a man named Curtis takes him 400 miles into the African interior with a angry sheik intent on preventing their reunion.
Crime Sheet (1959– )
The Superintendent Hedges a Bet
When Mrs Maclean commits suicide after being conned out of her £20,000 inheritance, Chief Superintendent Carr makes a promise to one of the culprits to have him in prison within a year.