Most Popular Titles With Edward Chapman
1. Things to Come (1936)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War
The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel.
2. The Onedin Line (1971–1980)
50 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
James Onedin marries Anne Webster in order to get his hands on a ship. However the marriage turns out to be one of true love. James is ruthless in his attempt to get a shipping line started... See full summary »
3. Innocent Sinners (1958)
95 min | Drama
A young girl in a bombed out part of London wants to make something beautiful so she plants a garden in a ruined church with the help of her friend. All the adults in her life don't ... See full summary »
5. Night and the City (1950)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.
Votes: 9,639 | Gross: $3.60M
7. Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1976)
45 min | Crime, Drama
Constable George Dixon and his colleagues at the Dock Green police station in the East End of London deal with petty crime, successfully controlling it through common sense and human understanding.
8. Murder! (1930)
TV-PG | 92 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A juror in a murder trial, after voting to convict, has second thoughts and begins to investigate on his own before the execution.
9. School for Scoundrels (1960)
Approved | 94 min | Comedy
Based on the Stephen Potter "One Upmanship" and "Lifemanship" books, Henry Palfrey tries hard to impress but always loses out to the rotter Delauney. Then he discovers the Lifeman college ... See full summary »
13. It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)
92 min | Crime, Drama
An escaped convict tries to hide out at his former lover's house, but she has since married and is reluctant to help him.
Votes: 1,039 | Gross: $0.01M
14. Madeleine (1950)
Approved | 101 min | Crime, Drama
The middle-class family of a young woman cannot understand why she delays in marrying a respectable young man. They know nothing about her long-standing affair with a Frenchman.
16. The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968–1977)
The Morecambe & Wise Show was a long running and massively popular sketch series starring British comedy duo Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise, plus a string of top-name international celebrity guests (of a bygone age), like André Prévin.
20. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)
60 min | Crime
Tales of Scotland Yard centering on a detective team. A sort of half-way house between Dixon of Dock Green and 'Z' Cars. The detectives are still 1950s style with good elecution and ... See full summary »
22. A Stitch in Time (1963)
89 min | Comedy
An accident in the butcher's shop leads Norman and Mr Grimsdale to the hospital where, after causing the normal amount of chaos, Norman finds Lindy, a little girl who hasn't spoken or ... See full summary »
23. The Citadel (1938)
Passed | 110 min | Drama
Andrew Manson, a young, enthusiastic doctor takes his first job in a Welsh mining town, and begins to wonder at the persistent cough many of the miners have. When his attempts to prove its ... See full summary »
24. The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936)
Unrated | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy
An ordinary man suddenly finds that anything he says comes true. Or at least, almost anything!
27. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)
60 min | Drama
"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.
28. The Spider and the Fly (1949)
Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller
A clever and dedicated French police official, a cleverer master-thief whom he secretly admires, the woman loved by the official who is in love with the thief, at the outbreak of World War I.
29. Crash of Silence (1952)
Approved | 93 min | Drama
Mandy Garland was born deaf and has been mute for all of her life. Her parents believe she is able to speak if she can only be taught and enroll her with a special teacher.
31. The Early Bird (1965)
98 min | Comedy
Norman is the assistant helping to run a small, old fashioned dairy which is threatened by a larger, modern organisation. Norman does his best to save the dairy (and his horse) and the ... See full summary »
32. Rembrandt (1936)
Not Rated | 85 min | Biography, Drama
This character study joins the painter at the height of his fame in 1642, when his adored wife suddenly dies and his work takes a dark, sardonic turn that offends his patrons. By 1656, he ... See full summary »
33. Gone to Earth (1950)
Not Rated | 82 min | Drama, Romance
A beautiful, superstitious, animal-loving Gypsy is hotly desired by a fox-hunting squire...even after she marries a clergyman.
34. The Square Peg (1958)
85 min | Comedy, War
A British road repairman gets into a feud with the Army, gets drafted and is mistakenly parachuted into Nazi occupied France where his physical resemblance to the local German commandant triggers a hilarious chain reaction.
35. The Shame of Mary Boyle (1930)
Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
During the Irish Civil War in 1922, a family earns a big inheritance. They start leading a rich life, forgetting what the most important values are.
36. The History of Mr. Polly (1949)
Approved | 95 min | Drama
Quiet and somewhat direction-less, Alfred Polly uses the money he inherits from his father to marry and to set up shop in a small town. His heart is in neither of these enterprises and he ... See full summary »
37. Mr. Perrin and Mr. Traill (1948)
90 min | Drama
An elderly British schoolmaster is upset when a new teacher comes to the school and is an immediate success with the boys. The older man thinks he isn't getting the respect he deserves.
39. The Promoter (1952)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy
A charming and ambitious young man finds many ways to raise himself through the ranks in business and social standing- some honest, some not quite so. If he can just manage to avoid a ... See full summary »
40. The October Man (1947)
Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Mystery
Jim Ackland, who suffers from a head injury sustained in a bus crash, is the chief suspect in a murder hunt, when a girl that he has just met is found dead on the local common, and he has ... See full summary »
41. Lisbon (1956)
Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
High stakes battle of wits and morals between gentlemen crooks, set in beautiful Portugal. A smuggler is hired to kidnap the rich husband of an American woman who's just arrived in Lisbon, Portugal.
42. Just My Luck (1957)
Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy
Norman works in a jewellers workshop and fantasises (in the nicest way) about meeting the window dresser across the road from his workshop. He wants to buy her a diamond pendant but ... See full summary »
43. The Wild Heart (1952)
Unrated | 82 min | Drama, Romance
A re-editing of Gone to Earth (1950) after a disagreement and court case between director Michael Powell and producer David O. Selznick. Selznick's changes are mainly:- (1) Adding a ... See full summary »
45. Doctor at Large (1957)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy
Dr. Sparrow graduates and sets out into the world. Hilarious internships with a miserly doctor and his young wife, a country doctor paid in kind not cash, and a quack specializing in rich ... See full summary »
47. The Man in Room 17 (1965– )
60 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama
Crime series about a secret government department, "Room 17", set up to deal with crimes that baffle police and government agencies. Headed by veteran World War II Agent Oldenshaw, and ... See full summary »
50. A Day to Remember (1953)
92 min | Drama
A group of men from a London pub are going on a darts team outing to Boulogne. Various members of the party have different reasons for going and get involved in various adventures.
52. The Proud Valley (1940)
Not Rated | 76 min | Drama, Music
In a Welsh coal mining valley, a young man with a beautiful singing voice is called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice when a pit disaster threatens.
55. Mail Train (1941)
Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama
The plot pits Hornleigh and Bingham against a clever gang of Nazi espionage agents. Most of the action takes place aboard a speeding train, with our heroes never quite certain who can be ... See full summary »
56. Hide and Seek (1964)
90 min | Action, Thriller, Crime
A Cambridge astrophysicist on routine business in London finds it frustratingly difficult to return a wallet of money to an Eastern European friend, a task complicated by a puzzling if scatterbrained society girl.
57. Turned Out Nice Again (1941)
Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Musical
George Pearson, who works for a underwear firm that is 20 years out of date, invests his own money in a new type of thread. The company are not interested in changes, and he is fired. Later... See full summary »
58. The Secret Four (1939)
Approved | 85 min | Thriller, Drama, Mystery
The Four Men of the title are British WWI veterans who decide to work secretly against enemies of the country. They aren't above a bit of murder or sabotage to serve their ends, but they ... See full summary »
60. April Blossoms (1934)
82 min | Musical, Romance
The film spotlights famed composer Franz Schubert, who loves a woman from afar. He stands by in quiet desperation as his beloved is married to a dashing military officer, then pours his ... See full summary »
61. Ships with Wings (1941)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, War
Lt. Dick Stacey is dismissed from the Fleet Air Arm for poor discipline. He joins the Aircraft Carrier "HMS Ark Royal" (The Ship with Wings). When they go into battle in the Mediterranean ... See full summary »
65. Man on the Run (1949)
80 min | Drama, Thriller
An Army deserter, still a fugitive in Post-War Britain, wanders into a pawn-shop robbery and finds himself wanted for murder. He meets a war widow who helps him elude the police while he ... See full summary »
67. Joey Boy (1965)
91 min | Comedy, War
Busted for running an illegal gambling den during the Second World War, a gang of East End wideboys choose conscription over prison and take their talents on a tour of duty.
68. Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday (1939)
77 min | Crime, Drama
It comes as no surprise when Inspector Hornleigh and his assistant, Sergeant Bingham, go to enjoy the winds and rains on their annual seaside vacation, when they run into a "busman's ... See full summary »
69. Regal Cavalcade (1935)
104 min | Drama, History, News
Through the use of both newsreel footage and re-enacted sequences, this B.I.P production, modeled along the lines "The March of Time" shorts, presents a record of the highlights of the ... See full summary »
73. Someone at the Door (1936)
75 min | Comedy, Thriller
A penniless brother and sister move back into their childhood home, a rundown country manor. Their plans to launch his journalistic career by faking her murder go awry when they fall foul ... See full summary »
78. Wings and the Woman (1942)
94 min | Drama
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 »
79. Caste (1930)
70 min | Drama
The daughter of a Cockney drunkard marries a young aristocrat who is presumed killed in action (in WWI). When she gets the news she goes to stay with her aristocratic in-laws.
83. The End of the Road (1954)
76 min | Drama
Known as Mick to some and Mack to others, because he is half Scottish and half Irish, a veteran electro plater has retirement forced upon him, but his bullheaded refusal to take it causes ructions.
84. Now You're Talking (1940)
11 min | Drama, Short
When a crashed Nazi aeroplane is recovered, British scientists have high hopes of learning valuable secrets. But a disgruntled factory worker inadvertently alerts enemy agents to the discovery, with disastrous consequences.
85. Law and Disorder (1940)
74 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
On the eve of WWII a young defence lawyer, assisted by his wife, invaigles his way into a gang of foreign saboteurs. Comedy thriller, ably executed by a satisfactory cast.
86. The Church Mouse (1934)
Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Romance
When banker Jonathan Steele fires a flirtatious secretary, efficient unemployed Betty Miller gets a tip to get the job. In becoming indispensable she also falls in love with him, even if he... See full summary »
88. Mister Cinders (1934)
72 min | Musical
Bill is an all-day-worker at his rich uncle's estate, where he is wanted everywhere and by everyone, even by the local theatre group. He manages his two dull stepbrothers and his altive ... See full summary »
90. The Young and the Guilty (1958)
67 min | Drama, Romance
'The eighth deadly sin is to see evil where none exists ...' So young schoolboy Eddie Marshall believes. The son of an ambitious mother who believes she married beneath her, and a father ... See full summary »