Life among unemployed cotton workers in industrial Lancashire between the wars.
William, hunting for bomb-carrying spies, foils a conman and helps his father in his campaign to become a local councillor.
In 19th-century Russia, a captain falls for a peasant girl.
A heavily indebted family man invents a business partner.
A magician’s wife thinks he is too interested in his tricks.
A journalist disgusted with the world of the thirties retires to a lighthouse on Lake Michigan and is haunted by the ghosts of immigrants drowned a century before.
Two sailors hide an Italian baby on their battleship.
To distract the Nazis in Africa, an actor is hired to pose as General Montgomery.
The middle-aged owner of a roadside garage and pub finds trouble when his sexy young wife, Marilyn, gets involved with Tom, the new mechanic.
A newly-wed wife of a young doctor goes to live with him in an oppressive old house where various mysterious attempts are made on her life.
British and German agents clash in a lighthouse tended by a mad keeper.
Before Dunkirk, a Welsh foreman is sent on a mission to salvage secret French machinery.
An English crime novelist is invited by the police to help investigate a murder he has committed.
The housekeeper’s daughter finances music studies for the master’s ungrateful son.
An old man gambles spectacularly with his savings to prove that he is in need and thus inherit a legacy.
Thieves and blackmail victims are among the passengers on an express train.
In 1902, drunken Uncle Willie runs a bicycle shop and manages to reconcile a lovers’ quarrel.
A man and his butler steal gems from those responsible for his father’s suicide.
Archaeologists and thieves search the Sahara for a priceless mask.
A nobleman takes in a flirtatious girl and finds she causes trouble for him and his family.
Ex-convicts find a building in the field where they buried the loot.
A fairground wall of death rider turns to crime.
A spry young girl balances the attractions of a middle-aged lover against her young one.
Just before Alamein an Eighth Army desert group plans to destroy one of Rommel’s last petrol dumps.
In slummy Limehouse, a young Chinaman loves the daughter of a brute, who then kills her; the Chinaman then kills him and commits suicide.