With Associated Talking Pictures (ATP) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Trouble Brewing (1939)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.7
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George has won a lot of money at the races but he's paid with counterfeit money. He sets about tracking down the criminals himself.

Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: George Formby, Googie Withers, Gus McNaughton, Garry Marsh

Votes: 150

2. Bank Holiday (1938)

86 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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A 1930s British summer Bank Holiday starts at midday on Saturday with a rush for the trains to the sea-side. Doreen Richards under the name Miss Fulham is off with friend Milly to a beauty ... See full summary »

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: John Lodge, Margaret Lockwood, Hugh Williams, Rene Ray

Votes: 306

3. No Limit (1935)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

6.5
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George Shuttleworth is convinced that he has the talent to win the Isle of Man TT races, despite what his neighbours back home in Wigan may think. During the trials, the brakes go on ... See full summary »

Director: Monty Banks | Stars: George Formby, Florence Desmond, Howard Douglas, Beatrix Fielden-Kaye

Votes: 254

4. Cheer Boys Cheer (1939)

84 min | Comedy

6.8
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Set in the world of brewing, a classic tale (an Ealing speciality) of the small, friendly, family run company being threatened with closure by the nasty, modern, large organisation. ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Nova Pilbeam, Edmund Gwenn, Jimmy O'Dea, Moore Marriott

Votes: 59

5. Climbing High (1938)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy

6.1
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Wealthy young man Nicky (Sir Michael Redgrave) pretends to be poor to be close to model Diana (Jesse Matthews) though he's nearly engaged to aristocrat Lady Constance (Margaret Vyner).

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Jessie Matthews, Michael Redgrave, Noel Madison, Alastair Sim

Votes: 156

6. The Sign of Four: Sherlock Holmes' Greatest Case (1932)

Unrated | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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A young woman turns to Sherlock Holmes for protection when she's menaced by an escaped killer seeking missing treasure. However, when the woman is kidnapped, Holmes and Watson must penetrate the city's criminal underworld to find her.

Director: Graham Cutts | Stars: Arthur Wontner, Isla Bevan, Ian Hunter, Graham Soutten

Votes: 452

7. To Hell with Hitler (1940)

Unrated | 82 min | Comedy, Musical, War

6.7
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Shortly after the start of World War II, a ukelele player (George) takes the wrong boat and finds himself in (still uninvaded) Norway. He is mistaken for a fellow British intelligence agent... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: George Formby, Phyllis Calvert, Garry Marsh, Romney Brent

Votes: 235

8. Loyalties (1933)

74 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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While a houseguest at an upper-class gathering, wealthy Jew Ferdinand de Levis is robbed of £1,000 with evidence pointing towards the guilt of another guest, Captain Dancy.

Directors: Basil Dean, Thorold Dickinson | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Miles Mander, Alan Napier, Algernon West

Votes: 36

9. Midshipman Easy (1935)

70 min | Adventure

6.1
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A young man runs away to sea but finds more adventures than he was expecting.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Hughie Green, Margaret Lockwood, Harry Tate, Robert Adams

Votes: 81

10. Look Up and Laugh (1935)

80 min | Comedy, Musical

7.3
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Gutsy lass Gracie rallies fellow stall-holders at Birkenhead Market to prevent its takeover and demolition by a department store chain. She invokes the Market's foundation by Royal Charter ... See full summary »

Director: Basil Dean | Stars: Gracie Fields, Vivien Leigh, Douglas Wakefield, Alfred Drayton

Votes: 84

11. Come on George! (1939)

Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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George (George Formby) is an old stable hand and is the only one who can control a jittery racehorse.

Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: George Formby, Pat Kirkwood, Joss Ambler, Meriel Forbes

Votes: 148

12. George Takes the Air (1938)

Not Rated | 74 min | Comedy, Musical, War

6.9
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A case of mistaken identity leads to accident-prone George Brown (George Formby) entering the Royal Air Force and falling in love with the Sergeant Major's daughter.

Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: George Formby, Polly Ward, Jack Hobbs, Garry Marsh

Votes: 138

13. Java Head (1934)

68 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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The port city of Bristol, England, in the 1800s is home to Java Head, a sailing ship line company. The owner has two sons. One, a handsome seafarer, is in love with a local girl, but cannot... See full summary »

Director: J. Walter Ruben | Stars: Anna May Wong, Elizabeth Allan, John Loder, Edmund Gwenn

Votes: 57

14. Penny Paradise (1938)

72 min | Comedy

6.2
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A Liverpool tug boat captain finds he's won a fortune on the penny pools and it changes his life. However, after giving up his job and throwing a large expensive party, he discovers that he... See full summary »

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Betty Driver, Jimmy O'Dea, Ethel Coleridge

Votes: 72

15. Keep Your Seats, Please! (1936)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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A fortune in gems is hidden in one of six chairs, and it's up to the prospective heir to find it.

Director: Monty Banks | Stars: George Formby, Florence Desmond, Gus McNaughton, Alastair Sim

Votes: 133

16. Lorna Doone (1934)

90 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.9
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High drama, set in the English moorland of the 1600's. John Ridd wants revenge on the criminal Doone family, but falls in love with the daughter of the family, Lorna.

Director: Basil Dean | Stars: Victoria Hopper, John Loder, Margaret Lockwood, Roy Emerton

Votes: 70

17. I See Ice! (1938)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Musical

6.2
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George plays an aspiring news photographer that gets pictures by way of a spy camera in his bow tie. Comic confusion and chases arise from his inadvertently taking blackmail-able snaps of ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: George Formby, Kay Walsh, Betty Stockfeld, Cyril Ritchard

Votes: 104

18. Scotland Yard Commands (1936)

61 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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Commander Stevenson, suffering from unrequited love, drives to the coast while drunk and interrupts some smugglers.

Director: James Flood | Stars: Clive Brook, Victoria Hopper, Nora Swinburne, Malcolm Keen

Votes: 33

19. Laburnum Grove (1936)

65 min | Comedy

7.2
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Laburnum Grove. A quiet, residential address in one of the newer north London suburbs, Nice houses. Nice people.Mr Radfern, decent, respectable citizen and householder spends his Sunday ... See full summary »

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Cedric Hardwicke, Victoria Hopper, Ethel Coleridge

Votes: 47

20. Feather Your Nest (1937)

86 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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An employee of a record manufacturing company comes up with a hit song.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: George Formby, Polly Ward, Enid Stamp-Taylor, Gilbert Russell

Votes: 59

21. Autumn Crocus (1934)

86 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A demure Manchester schoolmistress falls in love whilst holidaying in the Austrian Tyrol.

Director: Basil Dean | Stars: Ivor Novello, Fay Compton, Muriel Aked, Esme Church

Votes: 40

22. Escape! (1930)

70 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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A convict escapes from a prison.

Director: Basil Dean | Stars: Gerald du Maurier, Edna Best, Gordon Harker, Horace Hodges

Votes: 58

23. Keep Fit (1937)

82 min | Comedy, Musical

6.3
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A weak, cowardly barber (George Formby)gets fit to win over a beautiful woman. However, she prefers his muscle-bound rival until George challenges him to a boxing match.

Director: Anthony Kimmins | Stars: George Formby, Kay Walsh, Guy Middleton, Gus McNaughton

Votes: 76

24. Sing As We Go! (1934)

80 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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When the textile mill closes, putting her out of work, Gracie finds herself experiencing all of the amusements of Blackpool.

Director: Basil Dean | Stars: Gracie Fields, John Loder, Dorothy Hyson, Stanley Holloway

Votes: 87

25. Spare a Copper (1940)

Not Rated | 77 min | Comedy, Musical

6.4
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A brave wartime copper (policeman) becomes a hero when he thwarts a plot to destroy a battleship. But then the rest of the police get the idea that he is one of the enemy agents.

Director: John Paddy Carstairs | Stars: George Formby, Dorothy Hyson, George Merritt, John Warwick

Votes: 118

26. Footsteps in the Night (1931)

59 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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An inventor and his new bride go on their honeymoon, only to be pursued by criminals after his latest invention.

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Benita Hume, Peter Hannen, Harold Huth, Walter Armitage

Votes: 30

27. Turned Out Nice Again (1941)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Musical

6.7
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George Pearson, who works for a underwear firm that is 20 years out of date, invests his own money in a new type of thread. The company are not interested in changes, and he quits. Later ... See full summary »

Director: Marcel Varnel | Stars: George Formby, Peggy Bryan, Elliott Mason, Edward Chapman

Votes: 144

28. Three Men in a Boat (1933)

60 min | Comedy

5.3
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The comic adventures of three friends and a dog when they take a boating holiday on the River Thames.

Director: Graham Cutts | Stars: William Austin, Edmund Breon, Billy Milton, Davy Burnaby

Votes: 26

29. Mozart (1936)

96 min | Drama

5.8
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The story of Mozart and his wife Constance, set against a background of court intrigue and professional jealousy, with music conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham.

Director: Basil Dean | Stars: Stephen Haggard, Victoria Hopper, John Loder, Liane Haid

Votes: 29

30. Woman in Chains (1932)

70 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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Grace Marwood and her husband, a hopeless hypochondriac, take a cruise where she falls in love with the ship's medical officer, young Dr Daventry. The two continue to meet chastely for ... See full summary »

Director: Basil Dean | Stars: Owen Nares, Betty Stockfeld, Allan Jeayes, George Curzon

Votes: 38

31. Death Drives Through (1935)

63 min | Drama

5.2
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The race car designer Kit Woods is in love with Kay Lord. Kay's father is against her relationship with Kit. Kit also has to do with the competition from his rival Garry Ames.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Chili Bouchier, Robert Douglas, Miles Mander, Percy Walsh

Votes: 45

32. Queen of Hearts (1936)

78 min | Comedy

6.6
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An ordinary working class seamstress who is mistaken as a rich patron of the arts. When she's asked to back a new show she plays along with the charade, hoping that she can become the production's leading lady.

Director: Monty Banks | Stars: Gracie Fields, John Loder, Enid Stamp-Taylor, Fred Duprez

Votes: 34

33. Let's Be Famous (1939)

83 min | Comedy

5.6
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An Irishman sets out to become famous as a singer on the radio. Due to a mix up he is instead entered as a contestant on a quiz show. He causes mayhem in the studio and the publicity ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Jimmy O'Dea, Betty Driver, Sonnie Hale, Patrick Barr

Votes: 45

34. The Show Goes On (1937)

93 min | Musical

6.4
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A mill worker is plucked from obscurity and thrust towards fame and fortune when an ailing composer needs a singer to perform his work.

Director: Basil Dean | Stars: Gracie Fields, Owen Nares, John Stuart, Horace Hodges

Votes: 25

35. The Water Gipsies (1932)

80 min | Drama

6.5
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Jane Bell has lived on an old barge moored in the Thames with her feckless father and sister ever since their mother died, but she would prefer her life to be more like the movies -- ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Ann Todd, Sari Maritza, Ian Hunter, Peter Hannen

Votes: 36

36. Love, Life & Laughter (1934)

83 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.5
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Gracie plays a London publican's daughter named after Nell Gwynn, who much like the original, becomes romantically involved with a King(John Loder). This one however, isn't English, but ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Gracie Fields, John Loder, Ivor Barnard, Allan Aynesworth

Votes: 33

37. Nine Till Six (1932)

75 min | Drama

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Director: Basil Dean | Stars: Louise Hampton, Elizabeth Allan, Florence Desmond, Isla Bevan

38. Charley's (Big-Hearted) Aunt (1940)

TV-G | 75 min | Comedy

5.9
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Taking inspiration from a well-known Victorian play, a modern-day prankster poses as a wealthy woman in a ploy to prevent him and his friends from being expelled from college.

Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Graham Moffatt, Moore Marriott

Votes: 126

39. Love on the Spot (1932)

64 min | Musical

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Director: Graham Cutts | Stars: Rosemary Ames, Richard Dolman, Aubrey Mather, Helen Ferrers

40. Lobsters (1935)

16 min | Short

7.1
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Directors: John Mathias, László Moholy-Nagy | Star: Alan Howland

Votes: 14

41. The Bailiffs (1932)

24 min | Short, Comedy

3.9
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Two incompetent Bailiffs men reposess the wrong house.

Director: Frank Cadman | Stars: Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen, Florence Harwood, Reginald Smith

Votes: 12

42. Skipper of the Osprey (1933)

29 min | Short

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Director: Norman Walker | Stars: D.A. Clarke-Smith, Clive Currie, Renee Gadd, Ian Hunter


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