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The plot pits Hornleigh and Bingham against a clever gang of Nazi espionage agents. Read More »
Bulldog Drummond is injured when his sabotaged car crashes and Jack Pennington agrees to masquerade as the sleuth. Read More »
Against a background of Christmas and the pending arrival of another baby for the landlord Read More »
Ali Baba discovers the treasure cave of robber-baron Abu Hasan, and tells his greedy brother Read More »
In wartime London, Vera gets mistaken for the girlfriend of a famous composer and invited to sing at a charity gala Read More »
A sinister character boards the Rome Express on the trail of a valuable Van Dyke painting Read More »
Three British sailors find they’ve accidentally strayed on board a Nazi ship during WWII. Read More »
During the Blitz, an arrogant American pilot becomes increasingly committed to the Allied cause after ferrying B-17 bombers from Canada to England. Read More »
Inspector Hornleigh on Holiday (1939) Walter Forde, Gordon Harker, Alastair Sim, Linden Travers, 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 holiday.” Read More »
Set in the world of brewing, a classic tale (an Ealing speciality) of the small, friendly, family run company being threatened with closure by the nasty, modern, large organisation. Read More »
Sons Of The Sea (1941) Walter Forde, Michael Redgrave, Valerie Hobson, Griffith Jones, Drama, History, Romance
In 1840 two rival steamship companies race to see who should have the best cargo between England and America. Two brothers are involved, one on each ship.
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An Irishman sets out to become famous as a singer on the radio. Due to a mix up he is instead entered as a contestant on a quiz show. He causes mayhem in the studio and the publicity attracts the attention of an agent who thinks he can help.
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The Ghost Train (1941) Walter Forde, Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Kathleen Harrison, Comedy, Horror
Mismatched travellers are stranded overnight at a lonely rural railway station. They soon learn of local superstition about a phantom train which is said to travel these parts at dead of night, carrying ghosts from a long-ago train wreck in the area. The travelers eventually get to the bottom of the things that go bump in the night. In between the scary bits, comedian Arthur Askey plays the gags with his Vaudeville style humor, to the constant irritation of his fellow passengers.
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