A spy is murdered; the man who has befriended her is suspected, but eludes the police until a chase across Scotland produces the real villains.
In North Africa during World War II, a small hotel changes its loyalties to suit its occupiers.
In the Orkneys in 1917, German spies don’t trust each other.
In Africa, a police commissioner foils a murderous diamond smuggler.
A Soho black market gang is exposed.
A radio singer thwarts the theft of a Buddhist idol.
An impoverished socialite widow tries to keep her husband’s symphony orchestra going and is helped by a pop singer.
A chorus girl meets a millionaire during the Edinburgh Festival.
A man supposedly killed in an air crash turns out to be the head of a counterfeiting ring.
A chemist investigates how a camera containing film of a murder came into his possession.
In the 1890s, the career of a London diplomat is threatened by the appearance of an old flame.
World War II as seen by the guests at a small hotel near an airfield.
A Frenchwoman with an English husband spies for the French resistance, is caught and tortured.
A wealthy socialite falls for a blind pianist and pretends to be blind also, and poor to boot.
When Father gets work in South Africa, the family decide to go out to join him, and travel there by truck.
The Labour government sends a trade union officer to govern a Mediterranean colony.
At a Swiss sanatorium, a lady concert pianist who is dying falls in love with her doctor.
Intercut comic and melodramatic stories of four people who go to the Derby.
A small boy steals a magnet and accidentally becomes a hero.
In 1907, a ham actor is asked to perform at an old dark house in the country where an axe murderer prowls during the night.
A noble 12th-century knight returns home to England after fighting in the Crusades alongside Richard the Lionheart, only to find the country under the domination of the king’s tyrannical brother.
Life among unemployed cotton workers in industrial Lancashire between the wars.
A young girl accuses two gentlewomen of kidnapping and ill-treating her.
In 1884 London, a penniless man deformed by a rare illness is rescued by a doctor from a fairground freak show, and becomes a member of fashionable society.
In 1933, a German liner leaves Vera Cruz for Bremerhaven with a mixed bag of passengers.