British TV & Films 1962 Not Yet Released On DVD Region 2

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2. A Pair of Briefs (1962)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy

She's new in chambers, and he's a troublemaker. But what *is* the true status of the old lady's wartime marriage, and can the two young legal minds find the answer?

Director: Ralph Thomas | Stars: Michael Craig, Mary Peach, Brenda de Banzie, James Robertson Justice

Votes: 112

3. Aliki (1963)

100 min | Comedy, Romance

A young but poor Casanova who inherits from his deceased uncle--the king of gravy--nothing but a small island in the Aegean, meets a beautiful islander and her mother who holds an unexpected secret that may fulfil everyone's dreams.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Aliki Vougiouklaki, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Jess Conrad, Katherine Kath

Votes: 73

4. Benny Hill (1962–1963)

25 min | Comedy

This timeless modern slapstick-format doesn't really have a plot, but is an irresistible rapid succession of independent short, comical scenes, mostly without any text, often using ... See full summary »

Stars: Benny Hill, Graham Stark, Ronnie Brody, Patricia Hayes

Votes: 1,228

5. Billy Budd (1962)

Approved | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, War

Billy Budd (Terence Stamp) is an innocent, naive seaman in the British Navy in 1797. When the ship's sadistic master-at-arms is murdered, Billy is accused and tried.

Director: Peter Ustinov | Stars: Robert Ryan, Peter Ustinov, Melvyn Douglas, Paul Rogers

Votes: 3,800

7. Compact (1962–1965)

30 min | Drama

This series was set in the offices of a glossy women's magazine. It was one of several attempts by the BBC to invent a soap opera to rival Coronation Street. Until Eastenders, none really took off.

Stars: Frances Bennett, Robert Desmond, Ronald Allen, Louise Dunn

Votes: 6

10. Flight from Singapore (1962)

74 min | Adventure

Two British pilots begin an airline that serves the Singapore-to-Hong Kong route. One of their flights develops problems and crashes in the jungle. What makes matters even worse is that ... See full summary »

Director: Dudley Birch | Stars: Patrick Allen, Patrick Holt, William Abney, Harry Fowler

Votes: 7

11. Forbidden Fruit (1962)

80 min | Action, Comedy

Alfred is a poor devil of a man, middle-aged, married, working and totally lacking ambition. In Hell, coming promotion time, a class devil must pass a test: tempting Alfred's soul into ... See full summary »

Director: Thor L. Brooks | Stars: Carlos Alberto, Nicolau Breyner, Ruy de Carvalho, María Dulce

12. Gang War (1962)

Not Rated | 65 min | Drama, Crime

During the early 60s, a Chicago mobster and a Londoner try to get involved in a jukebox racket.

Director: Frank Marshall | Stars: Sean Kelly, Eira Heath, David Davies, Sean Sullivan

Votes: 20

15. I Thank a Fool (1962)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

After prosecuting a female doctor for mercy-killing, a district-attorney hires the same doctor to care for his mentally-ill wife.

Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: Susan Hayward, Peter Finch, Diane Cilento, Cyril Cusack

Votes: 305

16. Ring-A-Ding Rhythm! (1962)

Approved | 78 min | Musical, Comedy

In the new town of Bad Trad, England, a battle is ensuing between the generations regarding the older generation's view of the disruptive nature of what teenagers are listening to, what is ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Helen Shapiro, Craig Douglas, John Leyton, The Brook Brothers

Votes: 290

17. Journey Into Nowhere (1962)

75 min | Crime, Drama

Ricky and Maria, desperate for money, undertake an insurance fraud. After getting involved with a thug, it ends in tragedy.

Director: Denis Scully | Stars: Tony Wright, Sonja Ziemann, Helmut Schmid, Don Barrigo

18. K.I.L. 1 (1962)

71 min | Crime, Drama

A scrap dealer is making a profit out of wrecked cars, but trouble starts when one of his men demands more money.

Director: Arnold L. Miller | Stars: Ronald Howard, Jess Conrad, Melody O'Brian, Peter Gray

20. Kill or Cure (1962)

TV-PG | 88 min | Comedy, Mystery

A reprobate photographer and part time private investigator is hired by a batty old woman to go undercover into a health farm to investigate a suspicious death.

Director: George Pollock | Stars: Terry-Thomas, Eric Sykes, Dennis Price, Lionel Jeffries

Votes: 210

22. Live Now - Pay Later (1962)

104 min | Comedy

Albert is a cheerful, unscrupulous "tally-man", a door-to-door salesman who cons housewives into buying things they don't need on the installment plan. He's happy - until he begins to fall in love.

Director: Jay Lewis | Stars: Ian Hendry, June Ritchie, John Gregson, Liz Fraser

Votes: 90

23. Man Who Couldn't Walk (1960)

65 min | Crime, Drama

Melodrama, dealing with safe-breakers and gang warfare.

Director: Henry Cass | Stars: Eric Pohlmann, Peter Reynolds, Pat Clavin, Reed De Rouen

24. Mrs. Gibbons' Boys (1962)

82 min | Comedy

The delinquent sons of Mrs. Gibbons make life very trying for poor Lester.

Director: Max Varnel | Stars: Kathleen Harrison, Lionel Jeffries, Diana Dors, John Le Mesurier

Votes: 12

27. Operation Snatch (1962)

83 min | Comedy, War

Legend has it that if the famous Barbary Apes leave the Rock of Gibraltar, it's a sign that the British will lose control of it. During World War II, a British officer is put in charge of ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Terry-Thomas, George Sanders, Lionel Jeffries, Jocelyn Lane

Votes: 41

29. Paradisio (1962)

76 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller

An English professor interested in photography is given a pair of special sunglasses by an Austrian colleague. To his surprise and boyish delight, he discovers they're X-ray specs, which ... See full summary »

Director: H. Haile Chace | Stars: Arthur Howard, Eva Wagner

Votes: 25

31. Postman's Knock (1962)

88 min | Comedy

Likeable country postman Harold Petts gets transferred from his village to London, where on his arrival he unwittingly foils a mail train robbery. Innocent in the ways of the big city, he ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Lynn | Stars: Spike Milligan, Barbara Shelley, John Wood, Archie Duncan

Votes: 166

32. Private Potter (1962)

89 min | Drama, War

A military mission is interrupted when a soldier claims that God had appeared to him in a transcendental vision.

Director: Casper Wrede | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Mogens Wieth, Ronald Fraser, James Maxwell

Votes: 135

33. Romeo and Juliet (1962– )

25 min | Drama

Two teenagers fall in love, but their feuding families and fate itself cause the relationship to end in tragedy.

Stars: Rick Jones, David Weston, Jane Asher, Edward Bingham

35. Some Like It Cool (1961)

61 min | Comedy

Tame comedy in which Julie converts her stuffy husband Roger and his equally prudish parents to the joys of nudism.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Julie Wilson, Marc Rolland, Wendy Smith, Brian Jackson

Votes: 24

36. Station Six-Sahara (1963)

99 min | Drama

A beautiful blonde (Baker) joins a small group of men running an oil station in the Sahara Desert and starts the emotions soaring.

Director: Seth Holt | Stars: Carroll Baker, Peter van Eyck, Ian Bannen, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 227

37. Stork Talk (1962)

85 min | Comedy

A gynecologist's wife leaves him, but returns when she finds out she's pregnant; but so is someone her husband's been very friendly with in her absence. Coincidence?

Director: Michael Forlong | Stars: Tony Britton, Anne Heywood, John Turner, Nicole Perrault

Votes: 6

39. Stranglehold (1963)

73 min | Action, Drama

An actor fears he has murdered his wife in an alcoholic frenzy, but has he?

Director: Lawrence Huntington | Stars: Macdonald Carey, Barbara Shelley, Philip Friend, Nadja Regin

Votes: 24

40. Studio 4 (1962– )

60 min | Drama

Anthology series of plays filmed at the BBC TV centre's newly constructed Studio Four.

Stars: Marjorie Wilde, Frederick Farley, David Spenser, Dallas Cavell

Votes: 13

41. Suspense (1962–1963)


Anthology series telling suspenseful tales.

Stars: Ray Handy, Bill Meilen, John Carson, Alex Scott

Votes: 12

42. Tarzan Goes to India (1962)

Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Adventure

Summoned by an Indian princess, Tarzan travels to India where hundreds of wild elephants are in danger. A company is building a hydroelectric dam and the contractors have only a few weeks ... See full summary »

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Jock Mahoney, Leo Gordon, Mark Dana, Feroz Khan

Votes: 439

43. Term of Trial (1962)

130 min | Drama

In Britain, a high-school girl becomes infatuated with her English teacher but, after he rejects her amorous advances, she goes to the police and accuses him of indecent assault.

Director: Peter Glenville | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Simone Signoret, Sarah Miles, Terence Stamp

Votes: 589

44. That Was the Week That Was (1962–1963)

50 min | Comedy

Satirical sketch show. The first such show in the UK. It ran for two seasons before being pulled just before the 1964 general election.

Stars: David Frost, Millicent Martin, William Rushton, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 68

46. The Barber of Stamford Hill (1963)

64 min | Drama

Mr. Figg, the barber, is fond of telling customers about his family, but he hasn't really got one - he's a bachelor quite alone in the world. But that may change.

Director: Casper Wrede | Stars: John Bennett, Megs Jenkins, Maxwell Shaw, David Franks

Votes: 8