Category Archives: British Movies

The Amazing Adventure (The Amazing Quest Of Ernest Bliss) (1936)

Based on the E.Phillips Oppenheim novel. Cary Grant stars as a bored playboy in London who makes a bet that he can survive on his own without any money for a year. Ernest Bliss is bored. His friend Ronnie says … Continue reading

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Curse Of The Fly (1965)

Third movie about the wacky Delambre clan that can’t stop experimenting with matter transmission. In 1958’s “The Fly” and 1959’s “Return Of The Fly” the pesky insect kept interfering. Now the next generation has its problems but despite the title … Continue reading

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Horrors Of The Black Museum (1959)

One of the better British Crime/Horror movies that should be on the movies to see list. Michael Gough is really good as a reporter/true crime writer looking into a series of murders in London. The title refers to a museum … Continue reading

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Gideon Of Scotland Yard (Gideon’s Day) (1958)

Excellent movie based on characters created by prolific author John Creasey writing as J.J.Marric. The movie was directed by John Ford. Jack Hawkins is at the top of his game as Inspector George Gideon of Scotland Yard. The movie follows … Continue reading

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Juggernaut (The Demon Doctor) (1936)

Melodrama with a capitol M with Boris Karloff as a doctor who must continue his experiments. Mona Goya gives a lesson in overacting as the French wife of an ill and elderly millionaire. Boris does what he can with the … Continue reading

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Payroll (I Promised To Pay) (1961)

Excellent caper movie about an armored van robbery. This one is for the must see list. It’s been unjustly overlooked and should be brought back by some TV station so crime movie fans can see it. It has been released … Continue reading

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Journey To The Far Side Of The Sun (Doppelganger) (1969)

Some real good effects from the art department help move things along as an unmanned probe finds a planet on the other side of the Sun.  The next step is to send a manned ship to find out all about … Continue reading

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