A girl, Carol whom the audience is quickly informed "has been around," and her father arrive to take over the business management of an island in the Bahamas owned by Adrian Ainsworth, ... See full summary »
During World War I, a young nurse in a hospital in German-occupied Belgium is secretly feeding military information to the British. Complicating matters is the guilt she feels when she has ... See full summary »
The story opens in Copenhagen in the year 1776 on the wedding night of the King and Princess Caroline Mathilde. But the marriage was a political alliance, and the Princess felt only repugnance for her dissolute husband. On the night of their marriage the King leaves Copenhagen on a pleasure trip abroad, but his fast life proves too much for his weak constitution. Summoned to attend him, an ... See full summary »
A French sleeping-car attending with an eye for the ladies hooks up with a wealthy widow and they get married. What he doesn't know is that she married him because she wants to stay in France. Complications ensue.
Millionaire Baron de Courland and his fiancée Linda Stewart employ Jim Logan as a guide for their hunting trip in the jungle. Linda finds unplanned adventure in her sudden love for Jim, ... See full summary »
Edward H. Griffith
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.,
A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information.
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This film can now be viewed at the BFI South Bank Mediatheque.It is a spy drama.The British become aware ofa plan called The W Plan.They send Brian Aherene into enemy territory by plane.He goes to the home of the author of the plan.The authors wife,very conveniently has a copy of the plan in her desk.Coincidentally Ahernes fiancée,a brunette Madelaine Carroll,is also staying at this house.Aherene makes a copy of the plan on the back of Carrolls photo and tries to make his prearranged rendezvous with the pilot of the plane.In an excitingly staged aerial dogfight the pilot is shot down.Aherene is on the run but is eventually caught by the German Army.Whilst in prison he has a surrealistic dream where he is facing a firing squad who all have a giant W plastered on their faces.The tribunal sentances him to work in the plant where the W plan is being operated.The plant is something out of Metropolis nothing like the real mines.It transpires that the W plan is a series of 5 mines under British trenches all designed to blow simultaneously.When Aherene is put with a party of English POWs,including Gordon Harker,he reveals his true identity.They devise a plan to breach the mine and escape.This they do and Aherene badly wounded gets back to British lines he shows the plan copy to the Officers.at the end he is reunited with Carroll for his wedding.This is a really interesting film and worthy of a viewing if only as proof that British film makers were capable of making more than just quota quickies.
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