With Herbert Wilcox Productions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Brewster's Millions (1935)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Musical

7.3
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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: 75

2. Odette (1950)

105 min | Drama, History, War

6.9
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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: 944

3. Trent's Last Case (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.9
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After a wealthy businessman 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: 508

4. Maytime in Mayfair (1949)

94 min | Musical, Romance

5.8
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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. -- SimonJack

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

Votes: 219

5. A Yank in London (1945)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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In 1943 England, an American Army Air Force gunner falls in love with a corporal in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force who has long been expected to marry a British paratrooper Major, prompting him to go back to combat duty.

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

Votes: 223

6. Victoria the Great (1937)

112 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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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: 216

7. The Beggar's Opera (1953)

Approved | 94 min | Crime, History, Musical

6.1
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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: 381

8. Let's Make Up (1954)

72 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.2
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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: 185

9. The Lady with a Lamp (1951)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, History, War

6.4
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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: 209

10. Wonderful Things (1958)

84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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No longer able to make a living as a fisherman, Gibraltan Carmelo goes to London to seek his fortune.

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

Votes: 59

11. Spring in Park Lane (1948)

100 min | Comedy

7.1
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A 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: 269

12. The Navy Lark (1959)

82 min | Comedy

6.1
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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: 117

13. Derby Day (1952)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Crime, 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: 186

14. Laughing Anne (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure

5.6
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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: 69

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

Unrated | 85 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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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: 181

16. The Speckled Band (1931)

Unrated | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.3
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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: 287

17. 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, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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

Votes: 687

18. King's Rhapsody (1955)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Musical

4.8
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Richard, son of the King of Laurentia, who has been living in Monte Carlo with Martha Karrillos for several years because his parents refused to accept this unroyal affair, is called to ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 137

19. Queen of Destiny (1938)

Not Rated | 95 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.3
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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: 98

20. They Met at Midnight (1946)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, War

6.5
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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, Michael Laurence, Reginald Owen

Votes: 239

21. The Lady Is a Square (1959)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.9
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Frankie Vaughan stars as young pop singer Johnny Burns, who is enlisted reluctantly by Frances Baring (Anna Neagle), a socialite widow attempting to keep her late husband's symphony ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 93

22. The Rat (1937)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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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: 71

23. Trouble in the Glen (1954)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy

5.4
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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: 252

24. Man in the Dinghy (1950)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

6.6
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A mysterious stowaway opens the door to adventure for two unsuspecting holidaymakers.

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

Votes: 54

25. Escape Me Never (1935)

95 min | Drama

5.5
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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, Leon Quartermaine

Votes: 141

26. Bitter Sweet (1933)

93 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.7
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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: 73

27. Wings and the Woman (1942)

Approved | 94 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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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 less noteworthy.

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

Votes: 241

28. One Embarrassing Night (1930)

90 min | Comedy

7.0
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A husband tries to hide a runaway girl from his wife and mother-on-law.

Director: Tom Walls | Stars: Ralph Lynn, Tom Walls, Winifred Shotter, Mary Brough

Votes: 24

29. Dawn (1928)

80 min | Drama, War

6.8
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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: 40

30. The Show Goes On (1936)

70 min | Drama, Musical

6.8
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Two acrobats compete for their beautiful female partner,until one of them decides to leave the circus.

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

Votes: 19

31. Magic Night (1932)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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In Vienna just prior to the outbreak of World War I, Captain Maximilian Scheltoff falls in love with poor flower-shop girl Viki. Unfortunately, his father, General Scheltoff, has arranged ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 28

32. 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: 37

33. Yes, Mr. Brown (1933)

Approved | 90 min | Musical, Comedy

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Nicholas Baumann is the manager of a Viennese toy-shop that is owned by a Mr. Brown of America. Mr. Brown comes to Vienna to inspect the toy-shop, and Nicholas invites him home to dinner, ... See full summary »

Directors: Jack Buchanan, Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Jack Buchanan, Hartley Power, Elsie Randolph, Margot Grahame

34. Nell Gwyn (1934)

Approved | 85 min | History

6.2
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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: 121

35. Katy's Love Affair (1947)

Unrated | 112 min | Drama

6.5
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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: 197

36. Runaway Queen (1934)

77 min | Musical

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Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Fernand Gravey, Muriel Aked, Miles Malleson

37. The Heart of a Man (1959)

92 min | Drama

4.6
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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: 31

38. Backstage (1937)

80 min | Drama, Musical

7.7
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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: 32

39. One Precious Year (1933)

76 min | Drama

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Director: Henry Edwards | Stars: Anne Grey, Basil Rathbone, Owen Nares, Flora Robson

40. Elizabeth of Ladymead (1948)

97 min | Drama, War

5.9
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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: 121

41. The Only Way (1925)

100 min | Adventure, Drama

5.4
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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: 18

42. Black Waters (1929)

Passed | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Music

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A mad captain poses as a cleric to murder people aboard a fogbound ship.

Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: James Kirkwood, Mary Brian, John Loder, Robert Ames

43. Millions (1937)

70 min | Comedy

6.5
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Financier Otto Forbes threatens to disinherit his feckless son Jimmy, who then tries to pass off an aspiring composer's work as his own.

Director: Leslie S. Hiscott | Stars: Gordon Harker, Frank Pettingell, Richard Hearne, Stuart Robertson

Votes: 29

44. 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

45. Nobody Home (1938)

73 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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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 Scotland Yard has thrown around him.

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

Votes: 58

46. 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

47. The King of Paris (1934)

75 min | Drama

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An influential actor and impresario discovers and makes a star of a Russian girl, falls in love with her and tricks her into marriage. She, however, falls in love with his friend and desires to leave the marriage.

Director: Jack Raymond | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Marie Glory, Ralph Richardson, Phyllis Monkman

48. Torpedoed (1937)

66 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

4.6
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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: 41

49. Blondes for Danger (1938)

68 min | Thriller

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Director: Jack Raymond | Stars: Gordon Harker, Enid Stamp-Taylor, Janet Johnson, Ivan Brandt

50. Tons of Money (1930)

97 min | Comedy

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Aubrey Henry Maitland Allington is an unsuccessful inventor with a list of debts longer than his name. When financial relief arrives in the form of a large inheritance, Aubrey's exuberance ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Walls | Stars: Ralph Lynn, Yvonne Arnaud, Mary Brough, Robertson Hare


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