A singer searches for her estranged husband and small son who have become street entertainers.
A nobleman is suspected of murdering his wife’s rich brother.
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 magician’s wife thinks he is too interested in his tricks.
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.
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.
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.
In slummy Limehouse, a young Chinaman loves the daughter of a brute, who then kills her; the Chinaman then kills him and commits suicide.
A detective’s wife helps him track down a criminal mastermind.
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 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.