Latest Titles With Manning Whiley


1. Little Big Shot (1952)

90 min | Comedy, Crime

5.4
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Director: Jack Raymond | Stars: Ronald Shiner, Marie Lohr, Derek Farr, Manning Whiley

Votes: 8

2. Ten Minute Alibi (1950 TV Movie)

90 min | Crime, Drama

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Stars: Frederick Bradshaw, Julian D'Albie, Frank Foster, Willoughby Gray

3. Children of Chance (1949)

99 min | Drama

5.8
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Director: Luigi Zampa | Stars: Patricia Medina, Manning Whiley, Yvonne Mitchell, Barbara Everest

Votes: 6

4. The Inheritance (1947)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.8
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Following her father's death, a British teen-aged heiress goes to live with her guardian uncle who is broke and scheming to murder his niece for her vast inheritance.

Director: Charles Frank | Stars: Jean Simmons, Derrick De Marney, Katina Paxinou, Derek Bond

Votes: 501

5. Code of Scotland Yard (1947)

Approved | 91 min | Drama

6.8
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Descius Heiss is a French expatriate, and former Devil's Island prisoner, with two passions; driving shrewd bargains in antiques at his Sly Corner Shop, and the care of his Beautiful ... See full summary »

Director: George King | Stars: Oskar Homolka, Derek Farr, Muriel Pavlow, Manning Whiley

Votes: 113

6. Teheran (1946)

86 min | Drama

5.7
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Directors: William Freshman, Giacomo Gentilomo | Stars: Derek Farr, Marta Labarr, Manning Whiley, Pamela Stirling

Votes: 15

7. The Seventh Veil (1945)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Music

7.0
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One dark summer night, Francesca Cunningham, a once world famed pianist, escapes from her hospital room and tries to commit suicide by jumping off a local bridge. She is rescued and taken ... See full summary »

Director: Compton Bennett | Stars: James Mason, Ann Todd, Herbert Lom, Hugh McDermott

Votes: 1,210

8. Meet Sexton Blake! (1945)

80 min | Drama, Thriller

5.2
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Famous detective and his trusty side-kick Tinker are called in by the War Office to find some important papers that were stolen from a man killed during an air raid.

Director: John Harlow | Stars: David Farrar, Manning Whiley, Dennis Arundell, John Varley

Votes: 29

9. For You Alone (1945)

105 min | Musical

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Director: Geoffrey Faithfull | Stars: Lesley Brook, Jimmy Hanley, Dinah Sheridan, G.H. Mulcaster

10. Bell-Bottom George (1944)

97 min | Comedy, War

6.0
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Nazi spies are out to destroy a new submarine killer, the "Firefly", being developed by the British navy. A hapless waiter named George, after being rejected for military service three ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: George Formby, Anne Firth, Reginald Purdell, Peter Murray-Hill

Votes: 118

11. The Dummy Talks (1943)

85 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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A ventriloquist is murdered, leaving a show to be done. So, a midget goes undercover as the dummy. But, he always needs to find the criminal!

Director: Oswald Mitchell | Stars: Jack Warner, Claude Hulbert, Beryl Orde, Derna Hazell

Votes: 30

12. The Big Blockade (1942)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, War

5.5
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Wartime propaganda piece reporting on the success of the economic blockade of Germany in the early years of the war.

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Will Hay, Bernard Miles, John Stuart, David Evans

Votes: 142

13. Courageous Mr. Penn (1942)

Approved | 78 min | Drama

6.1
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William Penn's heroic deeds, on the European and American continents, are told in this portrait of the founding father of both the Quakers and the Pennsylvania colony. Based on C.E. Vulliamy's biography "William Penn."

Director: Lance Comfort | Stars: Clifford Evans, Deborah Kerr, Dennis Arundell, Aubrey Mallalieu

Votes: 75

14. 'Pimpernel' Smith (1941)

Passed | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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Professor Horatio Smith, while seeming very unassuming, rescues victims of Nazi persecution during World War II.

Director: Leslie Howard | Stars: Leslie Howard, Francis L. Sullivan, Allan Jeayes, Peter Gawthorne

Votes: 1,052

15. The Ghost of St. Michael's (1941)

82 min | Comedy

7.2
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Will Hay, back in his role as a hapless teacher, is hired by a grim school in remotest Scotland. The school soon starts to be haunted by a legendary ghost, whose spectral bagpipes signal ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: Will Hay, Claude Hulbert, Felix Aylmer, Raymond Huntley

Votes: 317

16. A Voice in the Night (1941)

95 min | Drama, War

6.2
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Hitler's doctor is gradually realising that the Nazi regime isn't as good as it pretends to be when his friends start to "disappear" into the camps. His wife is courted by the party and ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Clive Brook, Diana Wynyard, Raymond Huntley, Derek Farr

Votes: 152

17. The Saint's Vacation (1941)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.7
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While on vacation, the Saint discovers a much-sought-after music box.

Director: Leslie Fenton | Stars: Hugh Sinclair, Sally Gray, Arthur Macrae, Cecil Parker

Votes: 344

18. Old Bill and Son (1941)

96 min | Comedy

6.0
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WWI veteran Bill is inspired to re-enlist in 1939, and ends up serving with his son.

Director: Ian Dalrymple | Stars: Morland Graham, John Mills, Mary Clare, Renee Houston

Votes: 51

19. Gasbags (1941)

77 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.6
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The Crazy gang invade Nazi Germany !! They accidentally pilot a balloon over enemy territory.

Directors: Walter Forde, Marcel Varnel | Stars: Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen, Jimmy Nervo, Teddy Knox

Votes: 99

20. Mr. Proudfoot Shows a Light (1941)

7 min | Short, War

5.6
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Director: Herbert Mason | Stars: Sydney Howard, Muriel George, Wylie Watson, Noel Dainton

Votes: 5

21. Blackout (1940)

Not Rated | 80 min | Adventure, Romance

7.1
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Early in World War II, Danish sea captain Andersen, delayed in a British port, tangles with German spies.

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson, Hay Petrie, Joss Ambler

Votes: 847

22. Three Cockeyed Sailors (1940)

Passed | 77 min | Comedy, War

6.0
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Three British sailors find they've accidentally strayed on board a Nazi ship during WWII. They then proceed to take it over and requisition it for the Royal Navy.

Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Tommy Trinder, Claude Hulbert, Carla Lehmann, Michael Wilding

Votes: 52

23. Saloon Bar (1940)

76 min | Thriller

7.3
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Against a background of Christmas and the pending arrival of another baby for the landlord, a group of pub locals lead by bookie Joe Harris set out to prove that former customer Eddie ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Gordon Harker, Elizabeth Allan, Mervyn Johns, Joyce Barbour

Votes: 70

24. Pastor Hall (1940)

95 min | Drama

7.9
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This film is based on the true story of Pastor Martin Neimuller, who was sent to Dachau concentration camp for criticising the Nazi party. The small German village of Altdorf in the 1930's ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Boulting | Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Nova Pilbeam, Seymour Hicks, Marius Goring

Votes: 43

25. The Flying Squad (1940)

64 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Dedicated young Inspector Bradley of Scotland Yard is on the trail of Mark McGill, murderous ringleader of a smuggling organization in London. Hindering his investigation is pretty Ann ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Brenon | Stars: Sebastian Shaw, Phyllis Brooks, Jack Hawkins, Basil Radford

Votes: 21

26. Miss Grant Goes to the Door (1940)

7 min | Short

6.5
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Two sisters encounter a German spy. A public service film showing how to thwart the enemy.

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Ivan Brandt, Mary Clare, Martita Hunt, Manning Whiley

Votes: 15

27. Pack Up Your Troubles (1940)

75 min | Comedy, War

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Director: Oswald Mitchell | Stars: Reginald Purdell, Wylie Watson, Patricia Roc, Wally Patch

28. The Secret Four (1939)

Approved | 85 min | Thriller, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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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: 85

29. Design for Murder (1939)

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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A somewhat unbalanced college student kidnaps the leader of a group of students that has been constantly mocking and harassing him, and plans to bury him alive in a trunk.

Director: Roy Boulting | Stars: Manning Whiley, Barbara Everest, Michael Drake, Hay Petrie

Votes: 24

30. The Knight of the Burning Pestle (1938 TV Movie)

90 min

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Stars: Frederick Ranalow, Hugh E. Wright, Margaret Yarde, Denys Blakelock

31. Consider Your Verdict (1938)

38 min | Short, Drama

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A short featurette about a murderer summoned by chance to sit on the jury and try the man accused of his crime.

Director: Roy Boulting | Stars: Marius Goring, Manning Whiley, George Carney, Hay Petrie