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Three sailors on leave turn a British town upside down.
A civil servant hopes a car will impress the heiress he hopes to romance.
An unlicensed street peddler brings his conniving ways to the military.
Three elderly ladies tire of living in an old people's home and when they heard that they are about to be separated, they make a bid for freedom. They escape to an island off the Irish coast and are about to occupy a group of cottages when the owner, an Irish millionaire, just returned from making his fortune in America, appears on the scene.
A thief falls into a series of troubles after stealing a suitcase full of bank notes with the same serial number.
British POWs hide from the Germans in occupied France.
A young entertainer, Carole Beaumont (Anna Neagle), is wooed by actor-producer Charles King (David Farrar) but, uncertain of her feelings, she resists his attentions. During an air raid, a bomb explosion rocks the cafe and Carole is knocked unconscious. In her confused state, fantasies flash through her mind, and she seems to become Nell Gwyn of Old Drury, with Charles King looking very much like King Charles. Recovering, she is advised by her doctor to take a rest in the country and, there,another beau, Albert Gutman (Peter Graves), prompts his grandmother, Lady Drayton (Helen Haye), to invite Carole to their family home at Windsor. She accepts and telephones Charles but hangs up when his phone is answered by a female voice. Looking out on Windsor Castle, she sees herself as the young Queen Victoria and Albert as Prince Albert. Influenced by her day-dream, she accepts Albert's proposal. Charles arrives to tell her that all arrangements are made for her to leave with him and the company for Burma, but she refuses saying she will never marry an actor. Barmaid Kate (Kathleen Harrison) tells Charles why Carole feels the way she does about actors: Carole's mother, Lillian Grey (Anna Neagle), was with a touring show in 1913 when the handsome star, John Beaumont (Errol Flynn) raised her from the chorus to be his partner in his first West End show. They were a success, fell in love and were married. But the war soon took Beau off to Flanders and Lillian was left to become a great star on her own. Carole was born in wartime, but saw little of her busy mother.
A pair of struggling composers (Morgan and Cole) stumble into a gimmick which involves the passing off of tapes played backward as original music by a long-lost composer. Along the way, they encounter an aspiring French chanteuse (Mylene Nicole Demongeot) and provide her with a successful audition for bandleader Ted Heath, who plays himself.
A wife-killer marries an innocent barmaid and plots her death.
In a Swiss Alpine resort shortly after the War an army officer and upper-class Humpy Miller both set their sights on Mary, the landlord's daughter. When the two come down with chicken pox they are put in the charge of fellow guest Miss Cartwright, who turns out to be Humpy's old nanny. The two Englishmen unite not only against her tyranny but against a dense Greek who is also after Mary.
The Pickwick Club sends Mr. Pickwick and a group of friends to travel across England and to report back on the interesting things they find. In the course of their travels, they repeatedly encounter the friendly but disreputable Mr. Jingle, who becomes a continual source of trouble for all who know him. Pickwick himself is the victim of a number of misunderstandings that bring him both embarrassment and problems with the law.
A three-part story about a trio of men who spy a beautiful woman on a journey from Paris to London. The Frenchman believes the blond is a photographers model he fell in love with on the Riviera. The American sees her on the Channel boat and recognizes her as a singer in a Berlin nightclub while an
A successful photographer becomes obsessed with inventing a motion picture projector.
Ghosts visit a miser during the holidays to teach him the errors of his ways.
W. Somerset Maugham introduces three more of his stories about human foibles.
A good-for-nothing sailor walks out on his young family leaving them to fend for themselves in the Liverpool slums. They make a go of their lives and the eldest daughter, now a woman, is none too pleased at her father's attempted return.
A working class man decides to run for office.
The family heads for South Africa by truck.
When their son is expelled from school for theft, a married couple demands a fair trial.
A working class family looks forward to getting a telephone installed.
Small-town women face personal problems while preparing for a visit from Eleanor Roosevelt.
Survivors of a bombed British destroyer think back on the paths that led them to war.
A munitions manufacturer tries to reconcile with his revivalist daughter.
Railroad passengers find themselves stranded at a haunted station.
Nurse Anne Graham is controversially - but rightly - acquitted of murder after her elderly patient dies in suspicious circumstances. Changing her name she gets a position nursing wheelchair-bound Edward Bentley, little suspecting that his wife and the butler are lovers setting Anne up so that when Bentley is found dead it looks like a repeat of the earlier case.
Britons take off for a summer holiday filled with romantic intrigue and dreams of better lives.
A charming young man worms his way into a wealthy woman''''s household, then reveals a deadly secret.
The spiritual and peace-loving Chen resides in London's Limehouse district, where he teaches and promotes peaceful Buddhist concepts. He is attracted to the beleaguered Lucy Burrows, whose prizefighter father beats her persistently. When Chen rescues Lucy from one of her father's attacks, the boxer sets out to avenge himself on the foreigner.
An ancient Egyptian returns to punish those who violated his tomb.
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