With British National Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Gaslight (1940)
Not Rated | 84 min | Thriller
Twenty years after the murder of Alice Barlow, her house is finally occupied again. However, the husband from the couple who have moved in has a secret which he will do anything to keep hidden.
2. One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)
Not Rated | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When Nazi anti-aircraft fire damages a British bomber, its crew bails out and seeks help from the Dutch underground.
3. Turn of the Tide (1935)
Not Rated | 80 min | Romance, Drama
The arrival in a Yorkshire fishing village of the Lunns with a modern fishing boat is deeply resented by the Fosdykes. Eventually hostilities are overcome and the families join forces to get a modern deep sea fishing boat.
4. Crook's Tour (1940)
80 min | Comedy, Mystery
Charters and Caldicott, touring in the Near East, are mistaken for German agents and handed in error a gramophone record which contains vital information for Britain's enemies.
7. The Three Weird Sisters (1948)
Not Rated | 82 min | Crime, Drama
A secretary suspects that her employer's three elderly sisters are plotting to kill him after he announces he'll no longer finance their philanthropic endeavors.
8. Bedelia (1946)
Approved | 83 min | Drama, Romance
Bedelia, a newly remarried beautiful widow, is on honeymoon in Monte Carlo. A painter approaches her inquiring about her past. When she and her husband go back to England the artist will soon be there. Danger, crime and truth will follow.
9. Love on the Dole (1941)
Approved | 94 min | Drama
During the depression in England, a young lady from Lancashire decides to be a rich bookmaker's mistress, just to help the rest of her family who are unemployed.
10. Appointment with Crime (1946)
Unrated | 90 min | Crime, Drama
An ex-con, released after imprisonment for a jewel theft, swears vengeance on his former accomplices and devises an intricate plan to steal their fortune.
13. Listen to Britain (1942)
Not Rated | 20 min | Documentary, Short
A depiction of life in wartime England during the Second World War. Director Humphrey Jennings visits many aspects of civilian life and of the turmoil and privation caused by the war, all without narration.
18. The Common Touch (1941)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama
On the death of his father, an eighteen-year old lad leaves school to take over the family firm in the City of London. Realising the other directors want to keep him in the dark he starts ... See full summary »
20. Courageous Mr. Penn (1942)
Approved | 78 min | Drama
William Penn's heroic deeds, on the European and American continents, are told in this portrait of the founding father of both the Quakers and the Pennsylvania colony. Based on C.E. Vulliamy's biography "William Penn."
21. This England (1941)
Approved | 84 min | Drama, History, Romance
This British- National-Anglo American production reinforces the theme that whoever assails the land of Britain only succeeds in uniting and cementing the landowner, the peasantry and the ... See full summary »
22. Let the People Sing (1942)
105 min | Comedy
A Czech political exile and a washed-up music hall comedian form an unlikely partnership to try and save a town's concert hall from the planners, businessmen, and bureaucrats.
23. Meet Sexton Blake! (1945)
80 min | Drama, Thriller
Famous detective and his trusty side-kick Tinker are called in by the War Office to find some important papers that were stolen from a man killed during an air raid.
25. Counterblast (1948)
90 min | Drama
An escaped World War 2 Nazi doctor, impersonates a murdered English doctor so he can work on a vaccination to protect the Germans in their planned germ warfare.
26. Query (1945)
Approved | 87 min | Thriller
Tom Masterick, a dock worker, is wrongfully convicted of a murder charge. His death sentence is commuted to a long prison term. When released as an old man, he vows to find the real killer.
27. Candles at Nine (1944)
75 min | Mystery
A rich but miserly old man taunts his relatives about who will get his money when he dies, and is soon mysteriously murdered. It turns out that he has left his estate to a beautiful young ... See full summary »
28. Spies of the Air (1940)
Unrated | 62 min | Adventure
Set just before the outbreak of WWII, this is the story of a test pilot who works for the (unnamed) enemy. Made in 1939, by the time it was released in 1940, war had been declared.
31. The Butler's Dilemma (1943)
83 min | Comedy
Rodney Playfair is persuaded, by a promise to meet his gambling debts, to impersonate a manservant named Chapman at his fiancée's house, in order to enable his friend Carmichael to use the ... See full summary »
32. Dead Men Tell No Tales (1938)
70 min | Crime, Thriller
Dead Men Tell No Tales is a 1938 British thriller film directed by David MacDonald and starring Emlyn Williams, Sara Seegar and Hugh Williams. It is based on the 1935 novel The Norwich ... See full summary »
34. Strawberry Roan (1944)
84 min | Drama
A farmer marries a beautiful city girl and tries to help her become more settled on the farm by buying her a calf to look after. She begins to spend their money so fast that the farmer goes... See full summary »
35. Uneasy Terms (1948)
91 min | Thriller
Private eye Slim Callaghan is summoned to the country home of a Colonel Stenhurst, but the latter is murdered before he can talk to the detective. Was one of the Colonel's three daughters responsible?
37. Twilight Hour (1945)
85 min | Drama
John Smith, Lord Chetwood's head gardener, is an enigma. He is an artist and a philosopher. Lord Chetwood treats him as a friend and Michael Chetwood confides in him. One day a diamond ... See full summary »
40. Mrs. Fitzherbert (1947)
99 min | Drama, History
The tangled affairs of George, Prince of Wales, leading to his illegal marriage to commoner Mrs. Fitzherbert. Also portrayed is the conflict between the future George IV and his father George III.
42. Meet the Navy (1946)
Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Musical, War
During World War II, the Canadian Navy gathered a troupe of diverse performers (dancers, comedians, singers, musicians) from its ranks and sent them off to entertain their shipmates, and ... See full summary »
43. The World Owes Me a Living (1945)
90 min | Drama, Romance, War
A pilot loses his memory after a plane crash. A good friend helps him to remember his past by talking about a transport plane they built together.
45. When We Are Married (1943)
98 min | Comedy
The Helliwells, the Soppitts, and the Parkers, old friends gathered to celebrate their common silver anniversaries. To their dismay they learn that their marriages may not be valid. On hand are an outrageous housekeeper and a photographer.
48. Salute John Citizen (1942)
96 min | Drama, War
Bunting (Edward Rigby) is sacked in 1938 but when war breaks out in 1939 he is reinstated and also becomes an air raid warden. His two sons enlist in the war, leaving Bunting and his wife looking after their baby grandson.