British Films 1942 Not Yet Released On DVD Region 2

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1. Alibi (1942)

66 min | Crime, Mystery

A bar hostess (Lockwood) is used by a killer to obtain an alibi.

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Hugh Sinclair, James Mason, Raymond Lovell

Votes: 32

3. Adventure in Blackmail (1942)

79 min | Drama, Romance

Peter Conway is a playwright and his new play is having its first night. At the party afterwards, Peter is kissed by a woman he claims not to know. The woman is Pamela. At first, she ... See full summary »

Directors: Harold Huth, Roland Pertwee | Stars: Clive Brook, Judy Campbell, C.V. France, Marguerite Allan

Votes: 10

5. A.J. Cronin's Hatter's Castle (1942)

102 min | Drama

James Brodie (Robert Newton) is the only hatter in a small area in Scotland. Ruthless in business as well as at home, he is a tyrant to his family and intimidating to everyone he knows. But... See full summary »

Director: Lance Comfort | Stars: Robert Newton, Deborah Kerr, James Mason, Emlyn Williams

Votes: 229

6. Hard Steel (1942)

86 min | Drama

A ruthless steelworks foreman alienates his workers and indirectly causes the death of one of his men.

Director: Norman Walker | Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Betty Stockfeld, John Stuart, George Carney

Votes: 7

7. Lady from Lisbon (1942)

Not Rated | 75 min | Comedy

Wishing to acquire the Mona Lisa, a South American racketeer makes a deal with the Nazis for the famous portrait.

Director: Leslie S. Hiscott | Stars: Francis L. Sullivan, Jane Carr, Martita Hunt, Charles Victor

Votes: 16

8. Let the People Sing (1942)

105 min | Comedy

A Czech political exile and a washed-up music hall comedian form an unlikely partnership to try and save a town's concert hall from the planners, businessmen and bureaucrats.

Director: John Baxter | Stars: Alastair Sim, Fred Emney, Edward Rigby, Oliver Wakefield

Votes: 32

10. Courageous Mr. Penn (1942)

Approved | 78 min | Drama

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: 80

13. Salute John Citizen (1942)

96 min | Drama, War

Bunting (Edward Rigby) is sacked in 1938 but when war breaks out in 1939 he is reinstated and also becomes an air raid warden. His two sons enlist in the war, leaving Bunting and his wife looking after their baby grandson.

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Edward Rigby, Mabel Constanduros, Jimmy Hanley, Eric Micklewood

Votes: 20

15. The Great Mr. Handel (1942)

Not Rated | 89 min | Biography, Drama, Music

A lavish period drama produced in 1942 by Lord Rank's G.H.W. Productions Ltd.

Director: Norman Walker | Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Elizabeth Allan, Malcolm Keen, Michael Shepley

Votes: 63

16. The Young Mr. Pitt (1942)

118 min | Biography, Drama

This biopic tells the story of the life of Pitt The Younger, who became Prime Minister of Great Britain at the age of 24.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Robert Donat, Robert Morley, Phyllis Calvert, John Mills

Votes: 167

17. This Was Paris (1942)

Approved | 77 min | War, Drama

On the eve of the Nazi occupation, spies in Paris try to outguess each other

Director: John Harlow | Stars: Ann Dvorak, Ben Lyon, Griffith Jones, Robert Morley

Votes: 65

19. Uncensored (1942)

83 min | Drama, War

During the Nazi occupation of Belgium during World War II, a Belgian resistance group revives the newspaper "La Libre Belgique" to expose and counter Nazi propaganda efforts to deceive the ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Eric Portman, Phyllis Calvert, Griffith Jones, Raymond Lovell

Votes: 6

20. Wavell's 30,000 (1942)

48 min | War

The WWII Libyan campaign of 1940-1941 is chronicled, where British forces commanded by General Wavell defeated the Italian attack on Egypt.

Director: John Monck | Star: Colin Wills

21. We'll Smile Again (1942)

93 min | Comedy, Musical

Nazi spies infiltrate a British film studio with the intention of sending coded messages in the films they produce.

Director: John Baxter | Stars: Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen, Meinhart Maur, Phyllis Stanley

Votes: 9

22. The Seventh Survivor (1942)

75 min | Drama, War

Survivors from a torpedoed passenger vessel are rescued by a lighthouse crew. Ironically, the German captain responsible for the attack is also rescued and held prisoner, but a spy among the survivors plans to help him escape.

Director: Leslie S. Hiscott | Stars: Austin Trevor, Linden Travers, John Stuart, Martita Hunt

Votes: 20



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