With British National Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Gaslight (1940)
Not Rated | 84 min | Mystery, Thriller
Twenty years after the murder of Alice Barlow, her house is finally occupied again. However, the husband from the couple who have moved in has a secret which he will do anything to keep hidden.
2. One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)
Not Rated | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
During a raid on Germany a British bomber crew is forced to bail out after their plane is damaged. They land in Holland and are aided by Dutch civilians.
7. 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.
8. 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.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. 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 Fosdycks. Eventually hostilities are overcome and the families join forces to get a modern deep sea fishing boat.
14. 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.
15. The Butler's Dilemma (1943)
83 min | Comedy
1943. Comedy. Directed by Leslie S. Hiscott. Stars Richard Hearne, Ronald Shiner & Hermione Gingold. In debt to gamblers Rodney (Richard Hearne) agrees to pass as a butler at a gambling party.
16. 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."
17. 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 »
19. The Seventh Survivor (1942)
75 min | Drama, Mystery, 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.
20. 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.
21. 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 »
23. 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.
25. 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.
29. 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.
31. 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?
34. 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.
36. 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.
38. 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 »
39. 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.
41. The Laughing Lady (1946)
100 min | Drama, Musical
A nobleman is sent to England by Robespierre to steal Marie Antoinette's former pearls from the Prince of Wales in order to save his mother from the guillotine.
42. Spies of the Air (1939)
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.
45. Mystery of Room 13 (1938)
71 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Mr. J.G. Reeder is called in by the Bank of England to investigate a gang of forgers. Reeder enlists the aid of a younger man, Capt. Johnnie Gray, to infiltrate the gang by going undercover in Dartmoor jail.