British TV & Films 1955 Not Yet Released On DVD Region 2

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1. A Prize of Gold (1955)

98 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

Sgt. Joe Lawrence is an American Army officer who falls in love with a refugee trying to raise enough money to move a group of German orphans to South America, where they can start life ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Richard Widmark, Mai Zetterling, Nigel Patrick, George Cole

Votes: 180

2. Abdullah's Harem (1955)

103 min | Comedy

Abdullah, absolute monarch of a wealthy Middle Eastern country, has everything a man could want. Everything, that is, until he falls for a beautiful model. She rejects his advances, however... See full summary »

Director: Gregory Ratoff | Stars: Gregory Ratoff, Kay Kendall, Marina Berti, Sydney Chaplin

Votes: 14

3. Alias John Preston (1955)

Approved | 71 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

Wealthy John Preston arrives in small town Deanbridge. He invests in local businesses and gets involved in community affairs. Eventually, he meets a local belle, Sally, and wins her from ... See full summary »

Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Betta St. John, Alexander Knox, Christopher Lee, Sandra Dorne

Votes: 158

7. Break in the Circle (1955)

87 min | Drama

An adventurer is hired by a German millionaire to help a Polish scientist escape to the West.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Forrest Tucker, Eva Bartok, Marius Goring, Guy Middleton

Votes: 53

8. Children Galore (1955)

60 min | Comedy

The Joneses compete for a cottage offered by a British lord to the couple with the most grandchildren.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Eddie Byrne, June Thorburn, Betty Ann Davies, Richard Leech

Votes: 42

9. The Deadliest Sin (1955)

74 min | Crime, Drama

A falling-out between thieves over the proceeds of a stickup results in several killings and a priest being marked for murder because of a confession he heard from one of the gang members.

Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Sydney Chaplin, Audrey Dalton, Jefferson Clifford, John Bentley

Votes: 99

10. Contraband Spain (1955)

Not Rated | 82 min | Crime, Drama

Robin Hood star Richard Greene plays an agent who goes to the French-Spanish border to round up some smugglers and counterfeiters after his brother is murdered. He is helped by singer Anouk Aimee, who he falls in love with.

Directors: Lawrence Huntington, Julio Salvador | Stars: Richard Greene, Anouk Aimée, Michael Denison, José Nieto

Votes: 61

11. Count of Twelve (1955)

51 min

Two stories - one about a ruthless financier who inadvertently wills his own death, the other about a surgeon who seduces a friend's wife and lives just long enough to regret it.

Director: Paul Dickson | Stars: Ron Randell, John Longden, Genine Graham, Jill Adams

12. The Way Out (1955)

86 min | Crime, Drama

A man tells his wife that the police are after him for having killed a bookie during an alcoholic binge, but that he is innocent and is being framed for the murder. The wife and her brother... See full summary »

Director: Montgomery Tully | Stars: Mona Freeman, Gene Nelson, John Bentley, Michael Goodliffe

Votes: 26

13. Final Column (1955)

51 min | Crime

Two crime drama tales of plans for a murder gone wrong. In the first story, a man plots to murder his daughter's blackmailer and then himself. In the second story, a doctor hypnotizes a man... See full summary »

Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Ron Randell, John Longden, Jeanette Sterke, Christopher Lee

Votes: 10

14. Handcuffs, London (1955)

76 min | Crime, Drama

A man finds a rare stamp and takes it to an expert to find out what it's worth. He discovers it is a forgery and starts to find out who is behind it.

Director: Bernard Knowles | Stars: Bruce Seton, Derek Aylward, Kathleen Byron, Michael Craig

15. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

An anthology series from the U.K., from 1955 to 1974, producing about five hundred ninety-minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Derek Francis, Alfred Burke, Arthur Hewlett, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 46

16. ITV Television Playhouse (1955–1967)

60 min | Drama

Richard O. Sullivan as a child genius in the play "Honour Bright".

Stars: Campbell Singer, Thomas Heathcote, John Robinson, Dinsdale Landen

Votes: 33

17. Life with the Lyons (1955–1960)

30 min | Comedy

Ben Lyon, wife Bebe plus children Richard and Barbara play themselves handling everyday situations with any crisis taken care of. Aggie is their Scottish housekeeper and Florrie Wainwright their nosy neighbor.

Stars: Ben Lyon, Barbara Lyon, Richard Lyon, Molly Weir

Votes: 9

22. No Smoking (1955)

Not Rated | 73 min | Comedy

Reg is a scientist who invents a pill to cure smokers of their nicotine addiction. However, when he makes his discovery public, he encounters strong resistance from the tobacco industry.

Director: Henry Cass | Stars: Reg Dixon, Peter Martyn, Belinda Lee, Lionel Jeffries

Votes: 57

23. Oh... Rosalinda!! (1955)

101 min | Musical

"Die Fledermaus" (The Bat) is the pseudonym adopted by Dr. Falke (Anton Walbrook). Floating on the buoyant waltzes of Strauss, this Viennese romp is sure to please. Disguises, tricks, and ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Anthony Quayle, Anton Walbrook, Dennis Price, Ludmilla Tchérina

Votes: 260

24. One Jump Ahead (1955)

66 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A hard-boiled reporter tries to solve a mysterious crime despite an increasingly complicated love life.

Director: Charles Saunders | Stars: Paul Carpenter, Diane Hart, Jill Adams, Freddie Mills

Votes: 73

25. One Way Out (1955)

Not Rated | 61 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

As he is about to retire, a police officer discovers that his daughter is mixed up with a criminal gang and is about to go to prison for a crime she didn't commit. Against his better ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Searle | Stars: Jill Adams, Eddie Byrne, Lyndon Brook, John Chandos

Votes: 62

26. Raising a Riot (1955)

90 min | Comedy

Tony Kent returns after a 3 years in the Navy to find his children are strangers. When his wife suddenly called away Tony takes his brood to his father's windmill home where he tries to bond with Peter, Anne, and Fusty among misadventures.

Director: Wendy Toye | Stars: Kenneth More, Shelagh Fraser, Mandy Miller, Gary Billings

Votes: 39

29. Secret Venture (1955)

Approved | 70 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

An American is visiting Britain and finds himself in possession of a briefcase full of secret documents that the spies of many different countries seem determined to get.

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Kent Taylor, Jane Hylton, Kathleen Byron, Karel Stepanek

Votes: 8

30. See How They Run (1955)

84 min | Comedy

Cockney corporal Wally Winton (Ronald Shiner) desires promotion so that he can finally receive an inheritance. He dresses up as a priest and goes out one night with Penelope Toop (Greta ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Arliss | Stars: Ronald Shiner, Greta Gynt, James Hayter, Wilfrid Hyde-White

31. Storm Over the Nile (1955)

107 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

A CinemaScope remake of The Four Feathers (1939).

Directors: Zoltan Korda, Terence Young | Stars: Anthony Steel, Laurence Harvey, James Robertson Justice, Mary Ure

Votes: 456

33. Tangier Assignment (1955)

82 min | Crime

An undercover agent tracks a smuggling ring to Morocco, and finds himself involved with a nightclub singer, a seemingly cavalier police inspector and a murder.

Directors: César Fernández Ardavín, Ted Leversuch | Stars: Fernando Rey, Bob Simmons, June Powell, Ángel Picazo

34. That Lady (1955)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, History

In 1570, widowed Princess Ana de Mendoza becomes the love object of a deadly rivalry between her cousin Don Inigo, King Philip II of Spain and his secretary of state Antonio Perez.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Gilbert Roland, Paul Scofield, Françoise Rosay

Votes: 120

35. The Benny Hill Show (1955–1968)

60 min | Comedy

This show-stopping digital collection of The Benny Hill Show contains Benny's raucous 20-year reign over television's sketch-variety genre, from the naughty early years to the debut of the nubile Hill's Angels, through the final episodes.

Stars: Benny Hill, Jeremy Hawk, Patricia Hayes, Peter Vernon

Votes: 738

36. Navy Heroes (1955)

Approved | 93 min | Adventure, History, Romance

The title is derived from the flag of England's Outward Bound Sea School at Aberdovey, Wales: Mike Merriworth, a Merchant Navy hero of the Korean War returns to England after three years of... See full summary »

Director: Wolf Rilla | Stars: Kieron Moore, Sarah Lawson, Greta Gynt, Mervyn Johns

Votes: 36

37. The Flying Eye (1955)

53 min | Comedy, Family

Colonel Audacious is an inventor and with the help of his young assistant, Barnstuffer, he invents a model aeroplane with a TV camera attached that can then fly around revealing all sorts ... See full summary »

Director: William C. Hammond | Stars: David Hannaford, Julia Lockwood, Harcourt Williams, Ivan Craig

Votes: 22

38. The Glass Tomb (1955)

Not Rated | 59 min | Mystery

Crowds flock to a carnival sideshow to see "The Starving Man", a heavyset man who claims he can go 70 days without eating. However, a couple of murders occur at the carnival, resulting in the police becoming involved.

Director: Montgomery Tully | Stars: John Ireland, Honor Blackman, Geoffrey Keen, Eric Pohlmann

Votes: 141

40. The Secret (1955)

80 min | Crime, Drama

Diamond smuggling, and the disappearance of the mother of several children, in the seaside resort of Brighton after World War II.

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Sam Wanamaker, Mandy Miller, André Morell, Marian Spencer

Votes: 40

42. The Woman for Joe (1955)

91 min | Drama, Romance

A sideshow owner and his main attraction, a midget, fall for the same woman.

Director: George More O'Ferrall | Stars: Diane Cilento, George Baker, Jimmy Karoubi, David Kossoff

Votes: 85

44. They Can't Hang Me (1955)

75 min | Crime, Drama

A senior civil servant is condemned to hang for murder but he claims to have top secret security information...

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Terence Morgan, Yolande Donlan, André Morell, Ursula Howells

Votes: 122

45. Three Cornered Fate (1955)

75 min | Drama

A compilation film of 3 episodes of the television series "The Vise":- (i) "Cruel Test" (ii) "Death on the Boards" and (iii) "The Fair and The Fallen"

Director: David MacDonald | Stars: Joyce Heron, Mark Dignam, Ian Whittaker, Maureen Swanson