Three stories about the lives and loves of those who own a certain yellow Rolls-Royce. (imdb)
Awaiting at London Airport for a flight to New York, Frances Andros (Elizabeth Taylor), seen off by her tycoon husband, Paul Andros (Richard Burton), plans to leave her spouse for the arms of an aging international playboy, Marc Champselle (Louis Jourdan). Les Mangrum (Rod Taylor), a self-made Australian businessman traveling with his loyal secretary, Miss Mead (Maggie Smith), must be in New York the following day to arrange the loan that will help him repel a hostile takeover of his tractor company.(imdb)
Documentary about the Royal Ballet. Includes selections from Les Sylphides and The Sleeping Beauty. (imdb)
This drama by director Anthony Asquith, a noted lynchpin in British cinematic history, may wear too many hats to be identified as either an adventure, a treatise on non-violence, a psychological study, or whatever. It is all of these things as it starts out in the midst of a revolution in a fictional South American country. David Niven is Tom Jordan, the sometimes disagreeable manager of a British plantation. (allrovi.com)
Three Post Office employees are at work when the facility is held up. The robber kills the supervisor and knocks out another employee. The third one offers no resistance and survives unscathed. Afterwards he begins to wonder if his refusal to resist was a prudent move to preserve his family, or an act of cowardice, as many in the town believe. The resulting conflict begins to tear apart his family. (imdb)
When her father dies, Epifania Parerga, an Italian in London, becomes the world's richest woman. She feels incomplete without a husband and falls in love with a humble, Indian physician, Ahmed el Kabir, much loved by his indigent English patients... (imdb)
A California commercial pilot sees a telecast in London of an interviews with Sir Mark Lodden at his home. The Canadian is convinced that the baronet is a fraud, that he is actually a look-alike actor named Frank Welney. The Canadian, the baronet, and the actor were all prisoners in the same German camp during the war and escaped together. One of them disappeared during the escape. Was he Sir Mark or Welney? (imdb)
American agent faces an engrossing moral dilemma when he is parachuted into France to eliminate a suspected traitor in the French Resistance. (imdb)
Mrs. Dubedat loves and idolizes her artist husband, Louis, but he is dying of tuberculosis. She goes to a doctor and convinces him to save her husband. The doctor can keep only so many patients, and must choose who is worth saving, but is convinced that Louis' artistic talents make him worthy. But when he and several colleague meet Louis, they discover that he is in fact a smooth-talking money-grabbing scoundrel. They also learn that he has another wife, whom he has abandoned. (imdb)
A court-martial attempts to find out why, and if, an officer embezzled his unit's funds. (imdb)
When an American State Department employee falls in love with the daughter of an Iron Curtain minister, their relationship is threatened when he is accused of being a traitor. (TCM.com)
Sam Palmer is a cricket player who is playing his last matches of his career. His son, Jackson, is a poet who disappoints Sam by not attending his next-to-last game. Then Jackson is suddenly invited to the home of Alexander Whitehead. Jackson fears he will miss Sam's last game - but it turns out that Alexander is a cricket fan. (imdb)
A secret jet aircraft capable of traveling three times the speed of sound is being developed by a group of scientists secretly. On the day of the test flight, one of the scientists dies in a mysterious accident, and there are many arguments concerning the flight itself; some think it should be ground-controlled while Heathley wants it to be a manned flight with himself at the controls... (imdb)
Jack Worthing lives in the country with his pretty ward Cecily Cardew. But in the city, he goes by the name of Earnest and is in love with Gwendolyn Fairfax (imdb)
On the last day of term at a boys private school, a new master arrives to familiarise himself. His predecessor, Crocker-Harris is much hated in the school but his younger wife seems more popular and not only with the pupils (imdb)
A woman is murdered, but she is seen in different ways by different people. (imdb)
In Edwardian England, a thirteen year-old cadet, Ronnie Winslow, is expelled from the naval academy at Osborne for stealing a seven shilling postal order. His father and sister become obsessed with proving his innocence at any cost to themselves, and turn the case into a national cause celebre. (imdb)
Life on a British bomber base, and the surrounding towns, from the opening days of the Battle of Britain, to the arrival of the Americans, who join in the bomber offensive... (imdb)
Returning to 1870's London after finishing at boarding school, Fanny winesses the death of her father in a fight with Lord Manderstoke. She then finds that her family has for many years been running a bordello next door to their home. When her mother dies shortly after, she next discovers that her real father is in fact a well-respected politician... (imdb)
Two Fathers (1944) - Short Film
An Englishman and Frenchman sharing a hotel room discover their children are fighting on the same side, French Resistance and R.A.F. (imdb)
All leave is canceled so that a British submarine can be sent after a new German warship. They chase it so far that they have no fuel to get home. (imdb)
In Europe to promote his new propeller device, Olivier is put off by English customs and manners-or, rather, the lack of the latter. No one in 1939 England trusts a foreigner, least of all one of those shifty "Reds", but when Russia and England become allies against the Nazis, the previously persona non grata Olivier is welcomed with open arms. Penelope Dudley Ward co-stars as Olivier's previously suspicious landlady, who ends up falling in love with him. (allmovie.com)
A film presented by the British War Office for newly arrived World War 2 American soldiers, informing them of British ways.
A wartime cottage on a Scottish estate becomes a focus of attention when not only the new tenant but a London evacuee and a downed fighter pilot all move in. The interest may not be unconnected with the fact that the landowner is also a key British military inventor. For a start, the butler is obviously a Scotland Yard flatfoot. (imdb)
Hitler's doctor is gradually realising that the Nazi regime isn't as good as it pretends to be when his friends start to "disappear" into the camps. His wife is courted by the party and accepts a political post in Berlin. Meanwhile Dr Karl decides to try to do something to counteract the Nazi propaganda and with the help of an engineer and a few friends he sets up the Freedom Radio to counteract the Nazi propaganda. (imdb)
A young couple decides on a quiet wedding after getting engaged but their friends and family have other ideas.
Rush Hour (1941) - Short Film
The British government tries to persuade people not to clog up the wartime (World War II) public transportation system by keeping its use to a minimum during "rush hour". (imdb)
French Without Tears is a 1940 comedy film directed by Anthony Asquith and starring Ray Milland. It was based on the play of the same name by Terence Rattigan who also co-wrote the script. (Wikipedia)
Shaw's play in which a Victorian dialect expert bets that he can teach a lower-class girl to speak proper English and thus be taken for a lady. (imdb)
A educational drama about Tuberculosis.
During the First World War, Russian officer Ignatoff, wounded, falls in love with his nurse, Natasha. But she is subject to an upcoming marriage of family convenience to Brioukow, a wealthy industrialist of peasant stock. Brioukow is unjustifiably jealous, since Natasha has not betrayed him. He forces Ignatoff into his debt as a means of humiliating him. (imdb)
In this romance, a jilted soccer player decides to heal his broken heart by going on a vacation to France. There he and a woman become friends. Trouble ensues when he loses his wallet and must pay for his drinks with a lottery ticket which turns out to be a winner. When they learn about it, they all begin searching for the ticket. It is eventually found, but then they learn that the lottery promoter has taken off with all the cash. It does not stop the soccer jock from marrying his new friend. (allmovie.com)
A ballerina falls in love with a wealthy young artist. However, rather than marry her, he wants her to become his mistress. She refuses. Not long afterwards he tells her he's changed is mind and agrees to marry her, but by this time she's beginning to wonder if she can trust him or not.
Two friends enlist in the British army during World War 1 and take part in the Gallipoli campaign.
Flashback story of an escape from the lonely, high-security Dartmoor Prison. A jealous barber's assistant is enraged by the attentions that his manicurist girlfriend pays to a customer. He threatens the customer with an open razor and lands in gaol. (imdb)
A working-class love story set in and around the London Underground of the 1920s. Two men - gentle Bill and brash Bert - meet and are attracted to the same woman on the same day at the same Underground station. But the lady chooses Bill, and Bert isn't the type to take rejection lightly... (imdb)
The husband and wife acting team of Mae Feather and Julian Gordon is torn apart when he discovers she is having an affair with the screen comedian Andy Wilks. Mae hatches a plot to kill her husband by putting a real bullet in the prop gun which will be fired at him during the making of their new film, 'Prairie Love'. (imdb)