Category Archives: British Movies

Violent Playground (1958)

David McCallum is a must see as a Liverpool firebug and all around trouble maker. Don’t let the absolutely horrible opening theme by Johnny Luck keep you away. To make it more authentic the movie was filmed in the streets … Continue reading

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The Interrupted Journey (1949)

Pretty good mystery but the ending may make you want to throw something, I was more than annoyed and it brought a good movie down. John North (Richard Todd) is taking off with his mistress Susan. He’s waiting in an … Continue reading

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Highly Dangerous (1950)

Master of the spy story, Eric Ambler, adds a light touch to the genre that made him famous. An entomologist thinks she’s a super secret agent from a radio show and is out to save humanity from germ warfare. This … Continue reading

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House Of Blackmail (1956)

Starts out with some promise thanks to Alexander Gauge as a blackmailer but when he’s bumped off he takes the movie with him. Billy Blane is being blackmailed by John Markham (Alexander Gauge). Billy got caught forging a check and … Continue reading

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Final Appointment (The Last Appointment) (1954)

B movie that would have worked better as a half-hour TV episode. Still it’s not a bad time filler but definitely not a priority. The music behind the opening credits is ridiculous and more fitting for a comedy. Reporter Mike … Continue reading

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Marilyn (Roadhouse Girl) (1953)

Comes across like a discarded paperback original found at a bus station. Older men who run rural gas station/cafes shouldn’t marry hot young babes. They get bored. But then when the new hire shows up…. George Saunders (Leslie Dwyer) owns … Continue reading

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The Man Who Watched Trains Go By (The Paris Express) (1952)

Claude Rains is excellent as a man who knows the trains numbers and schedules. Along with watching trains he also watches his life go by. Then he gets a chance for some excitement. This is a terrific movie based on … Continue reading

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