In slummy Limehouse, a young Chinaman loves the daughter of a brute, who then kills her; the Chinaman then kills him and commits suicide.
In Victorian times, a baronet‘s son marries a lady’s maid… and many years later, their grandson marries a factory worker.
A diamond merchant’s niece falls for a footman who just happens to be an impoverished lord in disguise.
Too old for active duty, a veteran follows his son to Flanders.
A detective’s wife helps him track down a criminal mastermind.
A chemist investigates how a camera containing film of a murder came into his possession.
An American leaving his plane at Heathrow sees another passenger shot by a limping man.
Lancelot, banished from King Arthur’s court for loving Guinevere, returns to defeat the evil Modred.
A boat-building father and son join the River Patrol service.
A police detective suspects that his sister’s boyfriend is a murderer.
A professor of phonetics takes a bet that he can turn a Cockney flower seller in six months into a lady who can pass as a duchess.
Various people have personal reasons for climbing an alpine mountain.
After a fleeting night of passion a young couple part, but when they are accidentally reunited years later the spark of romance reignites.
In 18th century Denmark, a country doctor falls in love with his queen and overthrows the mad king.
A penniless Regency rake marries a tempestuous gypsy, with melodramatic and tragic results
A novelist remembers some of the adventures of growing up with her Norwegian-American family.
An old flame tries to blackmail a highly respectable solicitor.
Villagers resist when German paratroopers invade an English village and the squire proves to be a quisling.
An obsessive painter is a liability to his friends.
Two fiercely independent Manchester mill-owners agree, after many misunderstandings, to co-operate.
An ex-con , framed for a murder he did not commit, plots revenge but instead discovers a fresh crime.
A man’s luck suddenly changes when he wins the football pools.
A man supposedly killed in an air crash turns out to be the head of a counterfeiting ring.
A couple decide to adopt a lovable but mischievous boy.
Inspector Lane tracks down several people who share a rare blood group needed to save a life.