Category Archives: British Movies

Ask A Policeman (1939)

Another comedy gem with Will Hay, Graham Moffatt and Moore Marriott. This time they’re the police force in a coastal village that hasn’t had a crime for over ten years. Because of the crime free record of Turnbotham Round the … Continue reading

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Oh! Mr.Porter! (1937)

Will Hay is never off screen in this classic comedy about a station master of a train station in rural Northern Ireland. He’s a lesson in comic acting. William Porter (Will Hay) works for the railroad. There isn’t a job … Continue reading

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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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