British Films & TV Shows 1949 Not Yet Released On DVD Region 2by raybadrick | created - 21 Apr 2012 | updated - 22 Jul 2018 | Public
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4. Britannia Mews (1949)
Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance
A rich woman in Victorian England marries a poor artist from the wrong side of the track, and finds herself the victim of a blackmailing plot.
6. Cardboard Cavalier (1949)
96 min | Comedy
In Cromwellian England, royalists commission a barrow boy to carry a secret letter. Helped by Nell Gwynn, he succeeds after encounters with a castle ghost and custard pies.
7. Celia (1949)
64 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An actress is persuaded by her boyfriend, the head of a private-detective agency, to take a job as a housekeeper in the home of a wealthy elderly woman. It seems that no one has seen the ... See full summary »
9. Christopher Columbus (1949)
Not Rated | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
Christopher Columbus overcomes intrigue at the Spanish court and convinces Queen Isabella that his plan to reach the East by sailing west is practical.
11. Dear Mr. Prohack (1949)
91 min | Comedy, Romance
Arthur Prohack (Cecil Parker) is an official in the Treasury Department with a reputation for fiscal efficiency and running a tight ship. One day he finds out that a struggling businessman ... See full summary »
12. Dr. Morelle: The Case of the Missing Heiress (1949)
73 min | Mystery
A young woman goes missing under strange circumstances. A friend of hers tries to find out what happened and it almost leads to another case of a missing young woman. Dr. Morrell has his hands full trying to solve this case.
13. Fools Rush In (1949)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy
Howes plays Pamela Dickson, an impulsive young bride-to-be, while Guy Rolfe portrays her long-lost father Paul. Ostensibly a cad and bounder, Paul turns out to be just the opposite when he arrives for Pamela's wedding.
14. For Them That Trespass (1949)
Approved | 95 min | Crime, Drama
"Cristy" Drew, an aspiring young writer, trying to broaden his experience, gets involved with "Frankie" Ketchen and her two suitors, Herb Logan and Jim Heal. One night, Jim finds "Frankie" ... See full summary »
15. Give Us This Day (1949)
Passed | 120 min | Drama
One of the few (if any at the time this film was made) films shot in England with New York City's 'Little Italy" as the locale. This was Edward Dmytryk's first film after he had refused to ... See full summary »
18. High Jinks in Society (1949)
78 min | Comedy
After foiling a robbery, Ben, a window cleaner is hired by Lady Bar-Nunn to guard her valuables. A comedy based on class divisions and snobbery.
20. Madness of the Heart (1949)
Approved | 91 min | Drama, Romance
Lydia Garth meets Paul de Vandiere, a French nobleman, but their romance is plagued by Lydia's complaint of recurring spells of blurred vision. Paul leaves for France, promising to return ... See full summary »
21. The Man in Black (1949)
80 min | Thriller
A yogi seemingly dies while simulating death and his evil second wife, and her daughter, try to force his daughter into insanity for control of his estate.
22. 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 »
23. Marry Me (1949)
97 min | Comedy, Romance
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 ... See full summary »
24. Maytime in Mayfair (1949)
94 min | Musical, Romance
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.
29. Mystery at the Burlesque (1949)
Passed | 58 min | Drama, Musical, Mystery
A man watching a musical show at the Windmill theatre is shot apparently from the stage. The cast continues the performance so that the detective can solve the murder.
30. No Way Back (1949)
72 min | Crime, Drama
A boxer (Terence de Marney) goes on a downward spiral after an injury. He loses his money, wife and family. Old girlfriend Beryl (Eleanor Summerfield) tries to help him but he gets tied up with a police siege.
35. Private Angelo (1949)
106 min | Comedy, War
Private Angelo has been drafted into the Italian Army in World War II. The trouble is that he doesn't like people shooting at him, so he tries all sorts of tricks to avoid being caught up ... See full summary »
38. If This Be Sin (1949)
72 min | Drama, Romance
A lonely wife of a workaholic husband on the magical Isle of Capri meets a charming and attractive young man. An exciting affair must end when word gets back to the husband and he becomes ... See full summary »
40. The Bad Lord Byron (1949)
85 min | Drama
Seriously ill on a military campaign in Greece, Lord Byron dreams of being judged, upon his death, as either a poet and soldier or as a seducer and libertine. Amongst the witnesses called ... See full summary »
41. The Blue Lagoon (1949)
Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific and fall in love while growing up together.
42. The Cure for Love (1949)
98 min | Comedy
Sergeant Jack Hardacre returns from the war to his contemptible fiancée Janey Jenkins intending to reconcile with her against all odds. But he falls in love with a charming new lodger Milly... See full summary »
43. The Golden Madonna (1949)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama
Patricia (Phyllis Calvert) throws away a painting members of her Italian village consider to be extremely lucky. She goes to great lengths in her attempts to locate it again and bring it back.
44. The Interrupted Journey (1949)
Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A writer eloping with his mistress by train has second thoughts, pulls the emergency brake, bails out and witnesses the train's collision with another train, events eventually leading to murder and a police manhunt.
45. The Jack of Diamonds (1949)
73 min | Drama
Down on their luck, a couple rent out their ship to a mysterious man looking for treasure he'd hidden during the war. Complications ensue when it turns out he's not the only one looking for it.
46. The Lost People (1949)
89 min | Drama, War
Set in a German theatre after World War II, two British soldiers are holding a disparate and hostile band of refugees in this theatre, prior to returning them to their homelands. The ... See full summary »
47. Temptations (1949)
68 min | Thriller
(1949) John Stuart, Henry Oscar, Gwynneth Vaughan, Laurence Harvey, Marie Burke. A psychic goes to the home of a woman who wants him to contact her dead fiancée, even though she has already... See full summary »
48. The Perfect Woman (1949)
89 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
In need of cash, Roger Cavendish and his valet take a job escorting the perfect woman for a night on the town. She is in fact the robotic creation of Professor Belman, but it turns out ... See full summary »
49. Naughty Arlette (1949)
80 min | Comedy
Arlette is a malicious schoolgirl who uses her feminine charms to attract, and then destroy, every man gullible enough to respond to her flirtations. She sets her cap for the art professor ... See full summary »
50. The Spider and the Fly (1949)
Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller