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Richard Wattis
Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 35min
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When Algernon discovers that his friend, Ernest, has created a fictional brother for whenever he needs a reason to escape dull country life, Algernon poses as the brother, resulting in ever increasing confusion.
Danger Man
[1960]
 
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TV Series | Action, Adventure, Crime | 24min
John Drake is a special operative for NATO, specializing in security assignments against any subversive element which threatened world peace. The series featured exotic locales from all over the world, as his assignments frequently took him to Africa, Latin America, and the Far East.
The Devil's Widow
[1970]
 
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Movie | Horror | 1h 46min
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Based on an ancient Scottish folk song, an older woman uses witchcraft to keep her young jet-set friends.
Movie | Comedy | 1h 31min
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In the 1920s, two rival brothel madames have a bet on who has the sexiest girls.
The Time of His Life
[1955]
 
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Movie | 1h 14min
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The ex-convict father of a prominent society woman is released from prison, and goes to live with his daughter. She pretends he is an old friend, but tries to keep him out of sight, but all he wants to do is go back to prison.
Your Money or Your Wife
[1960]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 31min
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The Longest Day
[1962]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, History | 2h 58min
The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.
The Man Who Knew Too Much
[1956]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 2h
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A family vacationing in Morocco accidentally stumble on to an assassination plot and the conspirators are determined to prevent them from interfering.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
[1968]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 2h 24min
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A down-on-his-luck inventor turns a broken-down Grand Prix car into a fancy vehicle for his children, and then they go off on a magical fantasy adventure to save their grandfather in a far-off land.
Casino Royale
[1967]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 2h 11min
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In an early spy spoof, aging Sir James Bond comes out of retirement to take on SMERSH.
Kind Hearts and Coronets
[1949]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 46min
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A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.
The Prisoner
[1967]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 50min
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After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape.
The Lavender Hill Mob
[1951]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 18min
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A meek bank clerk who oversees the shipment of bullion joins with an eccentric neighbor to steal gold bars and smuggle them out of the country as miniature Eiffel Towers.
Bunny Lake Is Missing
[1965]
 
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Movie | Mystery, Thriller | 1h 47min
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A woman reports that her young daughter is missing, but there seems to be no evidence that she ever existed.
The Prince and the Showgirl
[1957]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 55min
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An American showgirl becomes entangled in political intrigue when the prince regent of a foreign country attempts to seduce her.
Hobson's Choice
[1954]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 48min
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Henry Hobson is a successful bootmaker and tyrannical widower of three daughters. The girls each want to leave their father by getting married, but Henry refuses as marriage traditions require him to pay out settlements.
Operation Crossbow
[1965]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, War | 1h 55min
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Allied agents attempt to infiltrate the Nazis' rocket research site.
The Inn of the Sixth Happiness
[1958]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, War | 2h 38min
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All her life Englishwoman Gladys Aylward knew that China was the place where she belonged. Not qualified to be sent there as a missionary, Gladys works as a domestic to earn the money to send herself to a poor, remote village. There she eventually lives a full and happy life: running the inn, acting as "foot inspector", advising the local Mandarin and even winning the heart of mixed race Captain Lin... see more
The Man Who Never Was
[1956]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 1h 43min
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True story of a British attempt to trick the enemy into weakening Sicily's defenses before the 1943 attack, using a dead man with faked papers.
The V.I.P.s
[1963]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 59min
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Fog delays a group of travelers headed for New York. They wait at the V.I.P. lounge of London Airport, each at a moment of crisis in his or her life.
The Abominable Snowman
[1957]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Horror | 1h 25min
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A kindly English botanist and a gruff American scientist lead an expedition to the Himalayas in search of the legendary Yeti.
Carry on Spying
[1964]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 27min
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A top secret chemical formula has been stolen by STENCH (the Society for the Total Extinction of Non-Conforming Humans), and so Agent Simpkins and his three trainees are hot on the trail, chasing the villains across the world. There are gadgets galore, and disguises are compulsory if the heroes are to win the day from The Fat Man, Dr Milchman and Dr Crow!
Movie | Action, Comedy, Romance | 2h 2min
An international car rally across Europe is complicated by smuggling, cheating, love at first sight, etc. etc.
The Belles of St. Trinian's
[1954]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 31min
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These schoolgirls are more interested in racing forms than books as they try to get-rich-quick. They are abetted by the head-mistress' brother, played by Alastair Sim, who also plays the head-mistress.
The Colditz Story
[1955]
 
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Movie | Drama, History, War | 1h 34min
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Allied prisoners of various nationalities pool their resources to plan numerous escapes from an "escape-proof" German POW camp housed in a Medieval castle.
The Magical World of Disney
[1954]
 
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TV Series | Adventure, Biography, Drama, Family, Western | 2h
A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.
Movie | Comedy | 1h 30min
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Young Timmy starts as a window cleaner in the little company of his brother. Soon he learns that some female customers expect additional service. Young and curious as he is, he reluctantly accepts the juicy duty. However his heart belongs to Liz, who demands the highest commitment until she lets him go all the way.
The Goodies
[1970]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Long running British situation comedy with the vaguest of situations. The Goodies are a three man agency whose brief is to do 'anything, anytime'. This gave the series carte blanche to do whatsoever it pleased, with a cartoon-like surrealism and a heavy reliance on slapstick. Ran for ten years on BBC TV before removing for one final series to the commercial channel London Weekend Television.
The Alphabet Murders
[1965]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Mystery | 1h 30min
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Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders in London in which the victims are killed according to their initials.
Doctor in the House
[1954]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 32min
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Simon Sparrow is a newly arrived medical student at St Swithin's hospital in London. Falling in with three longer-serving hopefuls he is soon immersed in the wooing, imbibing and fast sports-car driving that constitute 1950's medical training. There is, however, always the looming and formidable figure of chief surgeon Sir Lancelot Spratt to remind them of their real purpose.
The Green Man
[1956]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 20min
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Work has been going with a bang for freelance assassin Hawkins but a job in England just after the war is a different matter. His apparently easy target, a pompous government minister, is off for some hanky-panky at the Green Man on the south coast, where Hawkins is planning to retire him for good. But before he can get on with this the hit-man has a procession of unwanted visitors at home to dispose... see more
The Happiest Days of Your Life
[1950]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 21min
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Chaos ensues for staff and students alike when an all-boys and an all-girls school are amalgamated into one.
Movie | Comedy, Crime, Family | 1h 33min
The all-girl school foil an attempt by train robbers to recover two and a half million pounds hidden in their school.
Blue Murder at St. Trinian's
[1957]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 26min
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To further the aims of the St Trinian's Marriage Bureau run by Flash Harry, the school contrives to win a competition with a European "Goodwill" trip as prize, to the horror of the Ministry of Education. Joe Mangan, father of a sixth former and hiding out at the school after a Hatton Garden diamond robbery, is persuaded to travel with the girls as their new headmistress, leaving the real one trussed... see more
The Liquidator
[1965]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Thriller | 1h 45min
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Colonel Mostyn of the British Intelligence Service suspects there is a leak in his department and hires an American expatriate to eliminate various targets working for the Soviets.
Libel
[1959]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery | 1h 40min
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A shell-shocked WWII veteran with memory problems is accused of being an impostor by a former comrade.
The Iron Petticoat
[1956]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 27min
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Captain Vinka Kovelenko defects from Russia, but not for political reasons. She defects because she feels discriminated against as a woman. Captain Chuck Lockwood gets the order to show her the bright side of capitalism, while she tries to convince him of the superority of communism. Naturaly, they fall in love, but there's still the KGB, which doesn't like the idea of having a defected Russian officer... see more
A Yank at Oxford
[1938]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, Sport | 1h 42min
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Lee Sheridan's ego has always been stoked by his newspaper publisher father, Dan Sheridan, who is willing to "hold the presses" solely to print Lee's many sporting accomplishments as they happen. Because he is as good as he says in those sporting accomplishments, Lee is generally well liked by his colleagues at Lakedale State College in his hometown of Lakedale despite that ego. It is because of those... see more
All at Sea
[1957]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 27min
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A seasick sea captain commands an amusement pier despite local opposition.
Wonderwall
[1968]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 32min
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The eccentric professor Oscar Collins lives completely secluded in his chaotic apartment. When a model (Penny Lane) and her photographer boyfriend move in next to him, he becomes fascinated with her. He drills holes in the walls and ceiling and peeps on her day and night. He loses himself in daydreams and delusions.
The Little Hut
[1957]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 18min
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Three people, Susan and Philip Ashlow and Henry Brittingham-Brett are washed ashore on a deserted island after a shipwreck. Henry is Susan's lover. Since the island is filled with things to eat, they can concentrate on the love triangle between the men and the woman.
Vampire Over London
[1952]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Horror | 1h 14min
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The mysterious figure known as the Vampire comes to England to complete experiments in his mad bid to gain control of the world. When the radar-controlled Robot which he had ordered shipped to him is delivered instead to Mother Riley, the Vampire, through radar control, has the Robot transport itself as well as Mother Riley to the proper destination...as the old lady goes into a whirl of side-splitting... see more
Come Fly with Me
[1963]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 49min
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Three stewardesses combine their work crossing the Atlantic with searching for rich, handsome men to marry.
Ten Seconds to Hell
[1959]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Romance | 1h 33min
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At the end of the Second World War six German ex-soldiers return to Berlin and set up as a bomb disposal group. The pressure of the dangerous work starts to affect them, the more so as they have agreed to pool half their pay so that if only one survives he takes it all. Casualties and friction are inevitable, and having to handle British 1000lb bombs seems particularly bad news.
Bon Voyage!
[1962]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 2h 10min
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The Willards from Terre Haute, Indiana, travels abroad for a once-in-a-lifetime vacation in Paris, France. Harry Willard believes that the greatest problem will be avoiding tap water, but bringing his three children will prove to be more troublesome.
The Clouded Yellow
[1950]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 1h 35min
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When Secret Service agent David Somers is fired, he takes a quiet job with the Fentons at their country estate - cataloging butterflies, hence the title insect. David grows fond of Jess Fenton's niece, a fragile, fey young woman named Sophie. Because he hates traps of any kind, he reacts quickly when Sophie is framed for the murder of Hick, the nasty handyman. He helps her escape London by using his... see more
Movie | Comedy, Romance | 2h 6min
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A bawdy story of how a poor damsel surrenders her virtue again and again to get to the top of society.
Stolen Face
[1952]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 1h 12min
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A doctor repairs a female inmate's disfigured face to match the lovely woman who left him, and marries her, only to find out how abusive she is.
Raiders in the Sky
[1953]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, War | 1h 36min
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War drama about the dangerous and stressful work of Lancaster bomber British crews during WW2.
A Coming-Out Party
[1961]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 38min
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A somewhat happy-go-lucky bunch of Brits in a German POW camp find their new acerbic fellow prisoner is a key officer who must be got out at all cost.
Follow a Star
[1959]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 33min
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Norman Truscott is a store worker who dreams of stardom. Vernon Carew is a singer who's star is fading. Vernon manages to get a recording of Norman singing and passes it off as himself.
I Am a Camera
[1955]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 38min
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In Weimar-era Berlin, an aspiring writer strikes up a friendship with a vivacious, penniless singer.
Hancock's Half Hour
[1956]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
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TV version of the popular BBC radio show of the same name, with Tony Hancock as the modern man of the world (in his own eyes). Sid James is there to bring him back to earth.
The Captain's Table
[1959]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 30min
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A ship's captain is promoted by his company from tramp steamers to their flagship passenger liner. Although he is a thoroughly competent sailor ready to take charge of such a ship, he is less prepared for the social duties the new position involves, not least the way he becomes the target for all the comely unattached women on board.
I Thank a Fool
[1962]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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A physician Christine Allison)is employed by an attorney, played by Peter Finch, who formerly prosecuted her on charges of euthanasia to watch over his mentally ill wife.
An Alligator Named Daisy
[1955]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 1h 25min
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Peter Weston is engaged to Vanessa Colebrook, the daughter of a wealthy businessman. On a journey home on a steamer he meets an old sea hand who shares with him how his wife won't let him keep his pet Daisy anymore. Weston offers him a kind ear and the sailor takes him for a kind man. When Weston wakes up later in the journey he finds that the sailor has left Daisy in his care. The problem is that... see more
Innocents in Paris
[1953]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy | 1h 42min
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A selection of passengers catch the plane from London for an early 1950's weekend in Paris. The Scotsman in his kilt, the elderly lady painter, the international negotiator, and the pretty young girl all find the city welcomes them and changes their lives in some way.
Dentist on the Job
[1961]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 28min
The marketing department of a pharmaceutical company decides to find a dentist to endorse it's brand of toothpaste.
Jackanory
[1965]
 
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TV Series | Family, Fantasy | 15min
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A celebrity reads a story, enhancing it in ways that will entice the most restless of children.
Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 51min
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The Villa Fiorita is set on the banks of an Italian lake. The battle is for the mother of 2 children who having fallen in love with an Italian composer and concert pianist leaves her husband to go and live with him in his lakeside villa. Her children however follow her there from the UK and gang-up with her lover's daughter to try & get their mother back.
Sykes
[1972]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Eric Sykes and Hattie Jacques play twins. They live together and lead a slightly surreal life, annoying their snobby next-door neighbour Mr Brown and getting into frequent trouble with the local constable.
High Flight
[1957]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 1h 29min
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The Commanding Officer of an RAF Training School must deal with a difficult cadet, but the cadet reminds the C.O. of himself when young.
You Must Be Joking!
[1965]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 40min
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A motley group of soldiers are set loose on swinging England in an initiative test to collect a selection of esoteric items.
Take Me High
[1974]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 1h 30min
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Merchant banker Tim, excited to hear he's to go to New York, is sent to Birmingham instead to pressure a small struggling restaurant. But he turns this into a positive by falling in love with the owner and co-founding a glamorous new burger bar.
That's Your Funeral
[1972]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 19min
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The animosity between two rival undertakers is amplified when drug traffickers attempt to use coffins and hearses to smuggle their wares.
Island Rescue
[1951]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, War | 1h 30min
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During WW2, British Major Valentine Moreland is tasked with rescuing a prized pedigree cow from the German-occupied Channel Island of Armorel.
Left Right and Centre
[1959]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 35min
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At the Earndale by-election natural history expert and TV personality Bob Wilcot for the Conservatives finds himself up against Billingsgate girl Stella Stoker for the socialists. Amateur politician against committed activist. But could it become boy-who-fancies-girl against girl-who-fancies-boy? The party agents are soon colluding against such a disaster.
Penny Princess
[1952]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 34min
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A ordinary young American woman learns that she has become the owner of a tiny European country. Comedy and romance ensue.
Sex and the Other Woman
[1972]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 20min
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A series of vignettes exposing how women manipulate their men into submission.
The Intruder
[1953]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 1h 24min
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Ex regimental commander Colonel Merton catches one of his former NCOs burgling his house and investigates to find the reason behind this desperate act.
Shop Spoiled
[1954]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 22min
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One day in the lives and loves of the staff in a large department store.
Escapade
[1955]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 27min
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It concerns a pacifist husband who is so involved in his "causes" he totally neglects his wife and two sons. The wife, ready to leave her husband, finds the schoolmaster knocking on their door informing them their boys are going to be expelled for fighting, which he finds ironic in as much as the father is a known pacifist. When they get to the school their sons have disappeared.
Bikini Baby
[1951]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 30min
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An unsophisticated and impressionable young girl finds herself in trouble after winning a beauty pageant.
Simon and Laura
[1955]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 27min
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In the 1950's days of only BBC television, a wet-behind-the-ears producer has the idea of basing a family drama series on a real-life happily married actor couple. Unfortunately he chooses the Fosters, who need the money and so do the show. Actors they may be, but happily married they most surely are not.
Lease of Life
[1954]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 34min
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The parson of a small rural community knows he is dying and this makes him reconsider his life so far and what he can still do to help the community.
Diamonds on Wheels
[1973]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Family | 1h 24min
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Three kids get mixed up with jewel thieves and stolen diamonds in a 24-hour road rally.
Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow
[1952]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 33min
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Potts (George Cole), a British Sanitary Engineer (a plumber in the Colonies), leaves on vacation (holiday in the Empire) with a set of plans for a new secret weapon which he has mistaken for his new plumbing invention. Everyone is hunting for him, including the Russians. The Russkies find him and offer him a job in the Kremlin doing research (on plumbing he believes), he accepts, arrives in Russia... see more
The Final Test
[1953]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Sport | 1h 24min
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Sam Palmer is a cricket player who is playing the last Test match of his career. His schoolboy son, Reggie, is a budding poet who disappoints Sam by not attending the penultimate day's play. Then Reggie is suddenly invited to the home of poet and writer Alexander Whitehead. Reggie fears he will also miss the final day - and therefore Sam's last innings - but it turns out that Alexander is a cricket... see more
Father Dear Father
[1968]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Colonel March of Scotland Yard
[1956]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama | 30min
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Colonel March of The Department of Queer Complaints investigates unusual cases, locked-room murders, and mysteries concerning the supernatural.
As Long as They're Happy
[1955]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Musical | 1h 14min
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A stockbroker's youngest daughter tricks an American singer into visiting her family at their suburban Wimbledon home. Her two sisters and their oddball husbands also visit and the stockbroker notes the effect of the singer on his lovelorn family.
Venus fra Vestø
[1962]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 1h 56min
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To See Such Fun
[1977]
 
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Documentary | 1h 30min
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Excerpts from 80 years of the greatest British comedies.
Play It Cool
[1962]
 
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Movie | Drama, Musical | 1h 22min
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Stars Billy Fury (Britain's answer to Elvis Presley) and features cameos from some other stars from the sixties, with Bobby Vee, Helen Shapiro and Shane Fenton (better known as Alvin Stardust). On a plane is Billy and his band on their way to take part in a song contest, also on board is Ann Bryant, who's been abroad by her wealthy father, to stop her infatuation with popstar Larry Granger. The plane... see more
Eyewitness
[1956]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 22min
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When she has a fight, with her husband, Lucy runs out of the house, and into a night of terror. She heads for the local cinema, and in doing so, becomes the only eyewitness to a couple of crooks, who are robbing the cinema's safe. In her haste to escape the thieves, she is knocked down by a passing bus, and is taken to the local hospital. The two crooks follow, and wait for a chance to finish her off... see more
Norman Conquest
[1953]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 15min
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A private detective solves a murder of which he has been accused, and tracks down a gang of jewel smugglers.
Helter Skelter
[1949]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 1h 24min
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A radio 'detective' gets involved with a wealthy socialite who can't seem to stop hiccuping due to the machinations of a ghostly cupid who works his magic to cause mayhem and laughter throughout the film.
Eye Witness
[1950]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 1h 34min
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In 1949, when his former British war buddy is charged with murder, American lawyer Adam Hayward goes to England to see if he can help.
The Bob Hope Show
[1952]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Family | 1h
A Touch of the Sun
[1956]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 20min
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Willie is a hall porter who is left a fortune but after living it up for a while he returns to his old hotel which is in financial difficulties.
Made in Heaven
[1952]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 30min
A young couple enter the Dunmow Flitch Trial, in which a side of bacon can be won if a couple do not regret their marriage after a year, but the arrival of an attractive new housemaid throws everything into chaos.
Three Stops to Murder
[1953]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 16min
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Discharged by his employer, a private eye stays on a jewel theft case after a model with information for him is murdered.
Marry Me
[1949]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 37min
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The stories of several individuals who consult a marriage bureau, including a peer of the realm, his butler, a lonely school teacher, a French girl on the run from a violent boyfriend, a country vicar, and a newspaper reporter, sent by his editor, to do an undercover story.
Mr. Lord Says No
[1952]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 26min
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When the Government decide to build a Festival of Britain exhibition site, everything goes to plan, all except the fact that the main road and the pedestrian subway into the site, are blocked by a little corner shop, which is owned and run by a Mr. Lord and his family. When the Lords refuse to be bought off, and decline the compensation offered by the authorities. the police and the bailiffs try to... see more
It's a Wonderful World
[1956]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Musical | 1h 29min
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Jumping for Joy
[1956]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 31min
Derby Day
[1952]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 24min
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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 lover who have murdered her husband, and the working class couple who are excited about their chance to go to the races, but end up listening to it on the radio in the car-park because they've got such a bad view... see more
Call My Bluff
[1965]
 
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TV Series | Family, Game-Show | 30min
Two teams of three alternate between giving and guessing the meanings of obscure English words.
Egghead's Robot
[1970]
 
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Movie | 56min
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Robot is used by children to carry out their chores.
Nearly a Nasty Accident
[1961]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 26min
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The RAF Group Captain has a hard job to restrain the aircraft-man from tinkering with everything he can get his hands on.
CBS Children's Film Festival
[1967]
 
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TV Series | Family
Kukla, Fran and Ollie hosted this film program. They would introduce children's films from around the world. In between, the three would act in short skits.
Bachelor in Paris
[1952]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 23min
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English businessman in Paris battles a French count for the heart of a cabaret artist.
The Amazing Mr. Beecham
[1949]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 24min
Young viscount Pym manages to to get an army leave on the pretense of running for the Conservatives in the next local election. His only aim in fact is to marry June,a rich American heiress, before she returns to America. Due to unexpected circumstances he is driven to take part in the election campaign but loses the vote. Humiliated, Tony must win June Back, so why not stand again, as a... Socialist... see more
Documentary | Documentary | 1h
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Colin Clark, younger brother of Alan Clark and son of Lord Kenneth Clark wanted to work in the movies. When Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh came to dine with his parents, he mentioned his ambition to them and they arranged for him to work as 3rd assistant director on the forthcoming The Prince and the Showgirl (1957). Colin kept a diary throughout the production and this documentary is a dramatization... see more
Colonel March Investigates
[1955]
 
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Movie | Mystery | 1h 10min
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Up Jumped a Swagman
[1965]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Musical | 1h 29min
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The adventures of an Australian singer in London.
Misleading Cases
[1967]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
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A.P. Herbert's 'Misleading Cases' involve the ancient and irascible Albert Haddock (played years above his age by Roy Dotrice) bringing up and arguing obscure points of arcane English Law, such as the first episode when he has tried to settle the bill by presenting a cheque written on the side of a cow. His adversary is usually Thorley Walters and the praising judge played with suitable exasperation... see more
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[1953]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 12min
Some trouble with gambling forces con man Fortescue to hide out in a boys' school, posing as a professor. When the undisciplined and lazy boys have to pass a few tests, cheating becomes the only option.
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