British Films 1940 Not Yet Released On DVD Region 2by raybadrick | created - 09 Apr 2012 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
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5. Bulldog Sees It Through (1940)
77 min | Mystery
The armaments production programme is being sabotaged by a gang of Germans. A few arrests are made but the destruction of a vital plant goes on. Test Pilot 'Bulldog' Bill Watson plunges headlong into the mystery.
6. Haunted Honeymoon (1940)
Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Lord Peter Wimsey is an amateur detective. He is to be married to Harriet Vane, who writes crime novels, at a big Society wedding. Harriet has little charms made so that they both promise ... See full summary »
8. Dead Man's Shoes (1940)
70 min | Drama
An amnesia victim is a well liked and respected member of his community--until one day someone from his past shows up with evidence that in "the old days" he had been a notorious criminal, and threatens to expose him unless he pays off.
9. French Without Tears (1940)
86 min | Comedy
The love affairs of three young Englishmen at a language cramming school in the south of France. Diana, the sister of one of the boys, arrives in town to flirt with all of her brothers' schoolmates.
17. Laugh It Off (1940)
78 min | Musical
As WWII begins, vaudeville entertainer Tommy Towers is called up to serve. He arranges a job for his girlfriend at the local pub. To keep morale up, his commanding officer orders him to perform for the troops.
18. Law and Disorder (1940)
74 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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.
21. Night Train to Munich (1940)
Not Rated | 90 min | Thriller, War
When Germany invades Czechoslovakia, the German and the British intelligence services try to capture Czech scientist Axel Bomasch, inventor of a new type of armor-plating.
26. Pastor Hall (1940)
95 min | Drama
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 »
27. Room for Two (1940)
The story takes place in Venice, where a womanising Englishman Vic Oliver takes a strong interest in a married tourist who is played by Frances Day. Oliver disguises himself in drag and ... See full summary »
29. She Couldn't Say No (I) (1940)
72 min | Comedy
She Couldn't Say No is a 1939 British comedy film directed by Graham Cutts and starring Tommy Trinder, Fred Emney and Googie Withers. It was based on a play Funny Face by Paul Girard Smith ... See full summary »
30. Somewhere in England (1940)
79 min | Comedy
The first in the 'Somewhere' series staring northern entertainer Frank Randle. When a lovestruck corporal is framed and then demoted his friends rally round to help clear his name.
31. Spies of the Air (1940)
Unrated | 62 min | Adventure
Set just before the outbreak of WWII, this is the story of a test pilot who works for the (unnamed) enemy. Made in 1939, by the time it was released in 1940, war had been declared.
32. Spy for a Day (1940)
71 min | Comedy, Thriller
The Nazis kidnap a simple farm labourer when they think he is one of their spies. He escapes, only to be nearly shot by a British spy who also thinks he's a Nazi.
34. Ten Days in Paris (1940)
82 min | Drama
Bob Stevens awakens in a hospital with a gunshot wound to his head, and is told that he has been in Paris for ten days. However, this cannot be true because he insists that he crashed his ... See full summary »
37. The Girl Who Forgot (1940)
A young college student under a lot of pressure in her life decides to take a train trip to mellow out, but suddenly is stricken with a case of amnesia. A con artist, seeing her condition, ... See full summary »
38. The House of the Arrow (1940)
Approved | 66 min | Mystery
If the murderer of wealthy widow Mme.Harlowe (Louise Hampton) had not relied on information obtained from a book in her library, the old lady might have lived for years, as chronic invalids... See full summary »
42. They Came by Night (1940)
Approved | 73 min | Crime, Drama
Jeweler James Fothergill helps Scotland Yard recover a valuable ruby by worming his way into the gang which stole it and setting them up for the police.
47. Girl in the News (1940)
78 min | Crime, Thriller
Nurse Anne Graham is controversially - but rightly - acquitted of murder after her elderly patient dies in suspicious circumstances. Changing her name she gets a position nursing ... See full summary »
48. The Chinese Den (1940)
72 min | Drama
A wealthy Chinese banker sets his sights on a pretty British singer, and eventually marries her and takes her back to Chinese Bungalow, his estate deep in the Malayan jungle. However, his ... See full summary »