With British National Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Love on the Dole (1941)
Approved | 94 min | Drama
During the depression in England, a young lady from Lancashire decides to be a rich bookmaker's mistress, just to help the rest of her family who are unemployed.
2. Gaslight (1940)
Not Rated | 84 min | Thriller
Twenty years after the murder of Alice Barlow, her house is finally occupied again. However, the husband of the couple who have moved in has a secret which he will do anything to keep hidden.
3. One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)
Not Rated | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When Nazi anti-aircraft fire damages a British bomber, its crew bails out and seeks help from the Dutch underground.
5. Crook's Tour (1940)
80 min | Comedy, Mystery
Charters and Caldicott, touring in the Near East, are mistaken for German agents and handed in error a gramophone record which contains vital information for Britain's enemies.
7. Listen to Britain (1942)
Not Rated | 20 min | Documentary, Short
A depiction of life in wartime England during the Second World War. Director Humphrey Jennings visits many aspects of civilian life and of the turmoil and privation caused by the war, all without narration.
8. Appointment with Crime (1946)
Unrated | 90 min | Crime, Drama
An ex-con, released after imprisonment for a jewel theft, swears vengeance on his former accomplices and devises an intricate plan to steal their fortune.
9. Bedelia (1946)
Approved | 83 min | Drama, Romance
Bedelia, a newly remarried beautiful widow, is on honeymoon in Monte Carlo. A painter approaches her inquiring about her past. When she and her husband go back to England the artist will soon be there. Danger, crime and truth will follow.
11. The Butler's Dilemma (1943)
83 min | Comedy
Rodney Playfair is persuaded, by a promise to meet his gambling debts, to impersonate a manservant named Chapman at his fiancée's house, in order to enable his friend Carmichael to use the ... See full summary »
12. 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."
16. The Common Touch (1941)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama
On the death of his father, an eighteen-year old lad leaves school to take over the family firm in the City of London. Realising the other directors want to keep him in the dark he starts ... See full summary »
17. The Three Weird Sisters (1948)
Not Rated | 82 min | Crime, Drama
A secretary suspects that her employer's three elderly sisters are plotting to kill him after he announces he'll no longer finance their philanthropic endeavors.
19. 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.
20. Query (1945)
Approved | 87 min | Thriller
Tom Masterick, a dock worker, is wrongfully convicted of a murder charge. His death sentence is commuted to a long prison term. When released as an old man, he vows to find the real killer.
24. This England (1941)
Approved | 84 min | Drama, History, Romance
This British- National-Anglo American production reinforces the theme that whoever assails the land of Britain only succeeds in uniting and cementing the landowner, the peasantry and the ... See full summary »
27. Candles at Nine (1944)
75 min | Mystery
A rich but miserly old man taunts his relatives about who will get his money when he dies, and is soon mysteriously murdered. It turns out that he has left his estate to a beautiful young ... See full summary »
28. Meet Sexton Blake! (1945)
80 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
29. Uneasy Terms (1948)
91 min | Thriller
Private eye Slim Callaghan is summoned to the country home of a Colonel Stenhurst, but the latter is murdered before he can talk to the detective. Was one of the Colonel's three daughters responsible?
30. 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.
33. Waltz Time (1945)
Not Rated | 91 min | Musical
Old Vienna, at a time when the waltz was considered an immoral dance. Maria promises her dying father, the Emperor, that she will follow the wishes of the Council of Ministers when she ... See full summary »
35. Counterblast (1948)
90 min | Drama
An escaped World War 2 Nazi doctor, impersonates a murdered English doctor so he can work on a vaccination to protect the Germans in their planned germ warfare.
37. Loyal Heart (1946)
80 min | Drama
John Armstrong, an English hill-farmer has a dispute over debts with "Burton", a neighbouring farmer. Burton envies Armstrong's sheepdog, Fleet, and requests the dog as settlement of debts.... See full summary »
40. Theatre Royal (1943)
101 min | Comedy
Though the manager from a famed theatrical family is broke and wants to close his theatre, his staff loyally stands by him, and put together their own show to keep it from falling into a rival producer's hands.
41. Dead Men Tell No Tales (1938)
70 min | Crime, Thriller
Dead Men Tell No Tales is a 1938 British thriller film directed by David MacDonald and starring Emlyn Williams, Sara Seegar and Hugh Williams. It is based on the 1935 novel The Norwich ... See full summary »
44. Turn of the Tide (1935)
Not Rated | 80 min | Romance, Drama
The arrival in a Yorkshire fishing village of the Lunns with a modern fishing boat is deeply resented by the Fosdykes. Eventually hostilities are overcome and the families join forces to get a modern deep sea fishing boat.
45. The World Owes Me a Living (1945)
90 min | Drama, Romance, War
A pilot loses his memory after a plane crash. A good friend helps him to remember his past by talking about a transport plane they built together.
47. Mrs. Fitzherbert (1947)
99 min | Drama, History
The tangled affairs of George, Prince of Wales, leading to his illegal marriage to commoner Mrs. Fitzherbert. Also portrayed is the conflict between the future George IV and his father George III.
49. When We Are Married (1943)
98 min | Comedy
The Helliwells, the Soppitts, and the Parkers, old friends gathered to celebrate their common silver anniversaries. To their dismay they learn that their marriages may not be valid. On hand are an outrageous housekeeper and a photographer.