A burglar helps a noble lord steal one of his own paintings.
During the English Civil War, a noble highwayman smuggles the king’s son into France.
When India becomes independent in 1947, an American wanting to sell arms clashes with the peace-loving chief of a principality, but the arms are needed when rebels attack.
A blind lawyer solves the death of a traitor.
During World War II, an American newspaperwoman has an affair with a British war correspondent; when he is killed in action, she consoles his widow.
A murder is solved during an evening in a pub.
In Victorian times, a baronet’s son marries a lady’s maid… and many years later, their grandson marries a factory worker.
In the 1890s, a wild Shropshire girl is desired by the local squire.
A mentally retarded girl falls in love with a gypsy.
The last of a long line of sailors suffers from seasickness, and takes command of a decaying Victorian pier at an English seaside resort.
Sent out to buy a new horse, Harold spends the family savings on a greyhound that won’t run.
Opposition to a tyrannical king is provided by the Fox, but it is one of the rebel’s meekest men who, posing as a jester, defeats the usurper.
An old woman consumed by grief following the death of her husband receives a message from a stranger who claims to have found a ring belonging to her that was lost decades before.
Almost everyone in the world is blinded by meteorites prior to being taken over by intelligent plants.
Passions run high among lobster fishermen in Nova Scotia as a former resident returns to the deserted shores of her home town.
A man’s luck suddenly changes when he wins the football pools.
East Anglian villagers fight to save a bird sanctuary from being taken over by the RAF as a rocket range.
A man in 1970s London pursues a selfish and decadent life, causing a painting of him to grow hideous as he is corrupted.
A Catholic clergyman retrieves a priceless church cross from master thief Flambeau.
A timid bank clerk conceives and executes a bullion robbery.
A naval commander mysteriously disappears in the hope that he will be branded a traitor and can sue for libel.
An eccentric millionaire spends his wealth deflating those who pursue money or power.
Law and order is maintained during the working of a South African diamond field.
A farmer’s daughter reluctantly moves in with a persistent, lecherous old miser.
An auditor is caught up in a murder and espionage whilst visiting a company.