With Herbert Wilcox Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Odette (1950)

105 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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During WW2, a French woman living in England volunteers to work for British Intelligence in Nazi-occupied France.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Trevor Howard, Marius Goring, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 562

2. The Beggar's Opera (1953)

94 min | Crime, History, Musical

6.2
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When the composer of an opera about a swashbuckling, wenching highwayman meets his hero's real-life counterpart, he's disappointed with his lack of dash.

Director: Peter Brook | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Hugh Griffith, George Rose, Stuart Burge

Votes: 268

3. Wonderful Things (1958)

84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Frankie Vaughan, Jeremy Spenser, Jocelyn Lane, Wilfrid Hyde-White

Votes: 17

4. The Navy Lark (1959)

82 min | Comedy

6.6
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Film version of a popular BBC radio show about the incompetent crew of a Royal Navy ship.

Director: Gordon Parry | Stars: Cecil Parker, Ronald Shiner, Leslie Phillips, Elvi Hale

Votes: 85

5. Let's Make Up (1954)

72 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.4
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A young actress must decide which of two lovers will be her husband. She daydreams about each one to help her decide.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Errol Flynn, Anna Neagle, David Farrar, Kathleen Harrison

Votes: 135

6. Derby Day (1952)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama

6.4
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Entertaining ensemble piece dealing with several characters who are on the way to the races on Derby day. It cleverly blends dramatic, romantic and comic elements, including the woman and ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Googie Withers, John McCallum

Votes: 94

7. Victoria the Great (1937)

112 min | Drama, History

6.6
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The story of Queen Victoria from her coronation, focused on her meeting and marriage to Prince Albert and the way they established shared responsibilities until his death.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Anton Walbrook, Walter Rilla, H.B. Warner

Votes: 141

8. King's Rhapsody (1955)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Musical

5.6
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Richard, son of the King of Laurentia who has been living in Monte Carlo with Martha Karrillos for several years due to his parents refusal to this unroyal affair, is called to assume his ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Errol Flynn, Patrice Wymore, Martita Hunt

Votes: 88

9. Queen of Destiny (1938)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

6.7
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Picking up where Victoria the Great (1937) left off, this sequel to the 1937 film has Anna Neagle return to the role of Queen Victoria in another colorful account of the revered British ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Anton Walbrook, C. Aubrey Smith, Walter Rilla

Votes: 48

10. A Yank in London (1945)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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The WW II romance set in Grosvenor square aka Eisenhower's home wherethe GIs stayed in London. Neagle loves Harrison. There arrives patriot GI Dean Jagger to rouse things up in the square. ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Rex Harrison, Dean Jagger, Robert Morley

Votes: 117

11. Trent's Last Case (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Mystery

6.0
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When a wealthy business man is found dead reporter Philip Trent is sent to investigate. Against the police conclusions, he suspects the assumed suicide is really a murder, and becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Michael Wilding, Margaret Lockwood, Orson Welles, John McCallum

Votes: 254

12. Yellow Canary (1943)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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A woman wrongfully accused of being a Nazi sympathizer is forced to move to Halifax, a city in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Richard Greene, Nova Pilbeam, Albert Lieven

Votes: 409

13. Brewster's Millions (1935)

80 min | Comedy, Musical

7.2
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Jack Brewster is a pennyless English lad who learns that he has inherited 6 million pounds sterling from a recently deceased relative. But soon learns that he must spend 500,000 pounds in ... See full summary »

Director: Thornton Freeland | Stars: Jack Buchanan, Lili Damita, Nancy O'Neil, Sydney Fairbrother

Votes: 37

14. Escape Me Never (1935)

95 min | Drama

5.8
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A married composer has a brief fling with a heiress who is engaged to his brother.

Director: Paul Czinner | Stars: Elisabeth Bergner, Hugh Sinclair, Griffith Jones, Penelope Dudley-Ward

Votes: 74

15. Spring in Park Lane (1948)

100 min | Comedy

7.1
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The diamond merchant's niece falls for his new footman who is really an impoverished aristocrat.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Tom Walls, Peter Graves

Votes: 179

16. Trouble in the Glen (1954)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy

5.6
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Major Jim "Lance" Lansing, an American ex-pilot of the U.S. Air Corps, returns to Scotland after the war and finds much trouble in the glen where he settles because of the high-handed ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Orson Welles, Forrest Tucker, Victor McLaglen

Votes: 222

17. The Lady with a Lamp (1951)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

6.8
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Based on the Reginald Berkeley stage play, this compelling historical drama offers a depiction of the life story of Florence Nightingale (Anna Neagle), the young 19th-century Englishwoman ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Gladys Young, Felix Aylmer

Votes: 74

18. Bitter Sweet (1933)

93 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.8
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A young girl falls in love with a young conductor in Vienna, and they marry. Their marriage, however, is threatened by a wealthy man who sets his sights on the wife.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Fernand Gravey, Miles Mander, Clifford Heatherley

Votes: 58

19. The Rat (1937)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Jean Boucheron the cat burglar is the darling of the Montmartre whores--and catches the eye of slumming socialite Zelia de Chaumont, who decides to "reform" him. A complication is his ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Raymond | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Anton Walbrook, Rene Ray, Beatrix Lehmann

Votes: 43

20. Piccadilly Incident (1946)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, War

6.7
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Anna Neagle is a World War II W.R.E.N., the counterpart of the American W.A.V.E., who encounters Michael Wilding in a blacked-out Piccadilly during an air raid. They get married and have a ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Frances Mercer, Coral Browne

Votes: 172

21. Nell Gwyn (1934)

Approved | 85 min | History

6.6
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King Charles II first meets Nell Gwyn after seeing her do a turn at Drury Lane. They soon become close, the King preferring her feisty irreverent company to that of the aristocratic French ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Cedric Hardwicke, Jeanne De Casalis, Muriel George

Votes: 80

22. The Speckled Band (1931)

Unrated | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.4
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After her sister dies under mysterious circumstances, a young heiress seeks Holmes' help when she feels threatened by her brutish stepfather.

Director: Jack Raymond | Stars: Lyn Harding, Raymond Massey, Angela Baddeley, Nancy Price

Votes: 196

23. The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (1958)

Unrated | 85 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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A barrister (Anna Neagle) tries to defend her client, a U.S. scientist (Anthony Quayle), for killing his bride (Zsa Zsa Gabor), a U.S. spy.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Anthony Quayle, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Katherine Kath

Votes: 61

24. A Royal Divorce (1938)

85 min | Drama, History

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The love affair between the French Emperor Napoleon and the lady Josephine leads through Napoleon's rise to power and their eventual divorce.

Director: Jack Raymond | Stars: Ruth Chatterton, Pierre Blanchar, Frank Cellier, Carol Goodner

25. Laughing Anne (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure

5.4
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Based on Conrad's short story of a red-headed beauty of the eighteen-eighties who was a singer in an elegant Parisian night-club, whose laugh gave her the title of "Laughing Anne". Her ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Wendell Corey, Margaret Lockwood, Forrest Tucker, Ronald Shiner

Votes: 27

26. The Heart of a Man (1959)

92 min | Drama

4.5
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Frankie, an out-of-work sailor, meets Bud, a tramp who claims he is a millionaire. Bud gives him a shilling and promises him that if he can make £100 from it, he will be given £1,000. Armed... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Frankie Vaughan, Anne Heywood, Tony Britton, Peter Sinclair

Votes: 21

27. Peg of Old Drury (1935)

75 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.4
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Actress Peg is jilted by her boyfriend Michael, and becomes a famous Drury Lane actress.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Margaretta Scott, Maire O'Neill, Dorothy Robinson

Votes: 20

28. The Blue Danube (1932)

72 min | Romance

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The Blue Danube is a 1932 British romance film directed by Herbert Wilcox and starring Brigitte Helm, Joseph Schildkraut and Desmond Jeans. Its plot, based on a short story by Doris ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Brigitte Helm, Joseph Schildkraut, Chili Bouchier, Desmond Jeans

29. Torpedoed (1937)

66 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

4.7
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Trouble is brewing in the banana republic of Bianco for both His Excellency, El Presidente, and the British Consul, Brant. Rebels, led by Diego De Costa, the trusted "Minister of the ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Walker | Stars: Robert Douglas, Richard Cromwell, Hazel Terry, H.B. Warner

Votes: 29

30. Maytime in Mayfair (1949)

94 min | Musical, Romance

6.3
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An English playboy gentleman is broke when he inherits London's leading dress store in the posh Mayfair district. Instead of selling it for cash, he enters the business of "rags" for riches and romance.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Peter Graves, Nicholas Phipps

Votes: 109

31. The Lady Is a Square (1959)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Neagle stars a Frances Baring, a socialite widow attempting to keep her late husband's symphony orchestra going. Reluctantly she enlists the help of a young pop singer (Frankie Vaughan) who... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Frankie Vaughan, Janette Scott, Anthony Newley

Votes: 28

32. Dawn (1928)

80 min | Drama, War

6.9
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A nurse helps 210 men escape to England before the Germans catch and execute her.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Sybil Thorndike, Ada Bodart, Gordon Craig, Marie Ault

Votes: 16

33. The Frog (1937)

Approved | 60 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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Police Captain Gordon and Sergeant Elk set out to put an end to the activities of a criminal mastermind who calls himself The Frog. They encounter blackmail, murder, arson and robbery along... See full summary »

Director: Jack Raymond | Stars: Noah Beery, Jack Hawkins, Richard Ainley, Vivian Gaye

Votes: 17

34. Suicide Legion (1940)

54 min | Drama

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Director: Norman Walker | Stars: Tullio Carminati, Lilli Palmer, John Garrick, Geraldine Hislop

35. Wings and the Woman (1942)

94 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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The story of flyer Amy Johnson who won the hearts of the British public in the 1930s with her record-breaking solo flights around the world. Her marriage to fellow aviator Jim Mallison was ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Robert Newton, Edward Chapman, Nora Swinburne

Votes: 169

36. Magic Night (1932)

Approved | 75 min | Musical

6.2
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Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Jack Buchanan, Anna Neagle, Gina Malo, Clive Currie

Votes: 14

37. Nobody Home (1938)

73 min | Mystery

7.5
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The former partner of a master criminal turns himself in to Scotland Yard. The criminal, a master of disguise, plots to kill his partner, but must first get through the wall of security ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Gordon Harker, Hartley Power, Rene Ray, Cyril Smith

Votes: 23

38. Man in the Dinghy (1950)

83 min | Comedy

6.5
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Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Michael Wilding, Odile Versois, Jack Hulbert, Constance Cummings

Votes: 34

39. Katy's Love Affair (1947)

Unrated | 112 min | Drama

6.9
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The fortunes of an upper-class British family are followed through three wars and four generations.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Gladys Young, Daphne Slater

Votes: 125

40. Elizabeth of Ladymead (1948)

97 min | Drama, War

6.7
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Four generations of a British family live through their experiences in the Crimean War, Boer War, WWI and WWII.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Hugh Williams, Isabel Jeans, Michael Lawrence

Votes: 59

41. Girl in the Street (1937)

Approved | 66 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.4
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Jacqueline, a London gutter-snipe is "befriended" by Marius Andreani, a diplomat known for being a rounder with the ladies, but he goes pure with Jacqueline, resolved to help her to the ... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Tullio Carminati, Robert Douglas, Horace Hodges

Votes: 26

42. The Show Goes On (1936)

70 min | Drama, Musical

7.2
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Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Tullio Carminati, Leslie Banks, Arthur Finn

Votes: 12

43. The King's Cup (1933)

76 min | Drama, Romance

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A girl helps a nervous pilot to victory in the famous air race

Directors: Alan Cobham, Robert Cullen, Donald Macardle, Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Chili Bouchier, Harry Milton, William Kendall, Rene Ray

44. Backstage (1937)

80 min | Drama, Musical

7.4
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A chorus girl (Anna Neagle) discovers a singer (Arthur Tracy) in the streets and asks her producer to give him a shot at stardom. Musical. Initial release: June 25, 1937

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Arthur Tracy, Jane Winton, Ellis Jeffreys

Votes: 27

45. Wolves (1930)

57 min | Crime, Drama

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An outlaw leader fakes a draw for a sick girl so he can help her escape.

Director: Albert de Courville | Stars: Charles Laughton, Dorothy Gish, Malcolm Keen, Jack Osterman

46. The Only Way (1925)

Adventure, Drama

5.8
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A dissolute English advocate goes to the guillotine in place of his aristocratic double.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: John Martin Harvey, Madge Stuart, Betty Faire, Ben Webster

Votes: 13

47. On Approval (1930)

100 min | Comedy

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Director: Tom Walls | Stars: Tom Walls, Yvonne Arnaud, Winifred Shotter, Edmund Breon

48. This'll Make You Whistle (1936)

79 min | Comedy, Musical

6.1
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Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Jack Buchanan, Elsie Randolph, Jean Gillie, William Kendall

Votes: 13

49. Fame (1936)

68 min | Comedy

5.0
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Director: Leslie S. Hiscott | Stars: Sydney Howard, Muriel Aked, Miki Hood, Brian Lawrance

Votes: 7

50. Mumsie (1927)

Drama, War

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A pacifist gambler turns spy and gives his father's gas factory plans to the enemy.

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Pauline Frederick, Nelson Keys, Herbert Marshall, Frank Stanmore


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