British TV & Films 1959 Not Yet Released On DVD Region 2

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1. A Touch of Larceny (1960)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy

British Commander Max Easton fakes his defection to the Soviets in order to sue the slandering newspapers for the money he needs to woo a fancy American woman.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: James Mason, George Sanders, Vera Miles, Oliver Johnston

Votes: 529

3. Bobbikins (1959)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy

Parents Shirley Jones and Max Bygraves portray parents of the title character, an infant who talks like an adult.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Shirley Jones, Max Bygraves, Billie Whitelaw, Barbara Shelley

Votes: 159

4. Crash Drive (1959)

Not Rated | 65 min | Drama

An international race car driver is informed he'll never walk again, then regains his will to live through the efforts of his wife and a sympathetic race care manufacturer.

Director: Max Varnel | Stars: Dermot Walsh, Wendy Williams, Ian Fleming, Anton Rodgers

Votes: 18

6. Breakout (1959)

101 min | Drama, War

In 1943, an Italian-administered P.O.W. camp for captured Allies goes through a series of failed escapes only to culminate in a daring plan for a dramatic mass escape.

Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Richard Todd, Bernard Lee, Michael Wilding, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 510

8. Devil's Bait (1959)

58 min | Drama

The police with the help of a baker try to find the owner a loaf of bread accidentally poisoned.

Director: Peter Graham Scott | Stars: Geoffrey Keen, Jane Hylton, Gordon Jackson, Dermot Kelly

Votes: 88

9. Don't Panic Chaps (1959)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, War

Charming farce about British and German soldiers peacefully sharing a little island in the Adriatic in 1943 - that is until the beautiful Elsa is cast ashore.

Director: George Pollock | Stars: Dennis Price, George Cole, Thorley Walters, Nadja Regin

Votes: 129

13. Garry Halliday (1959–1962)

30 min | Adventure, Family

Garry Halliday was a British television series for children on the BBC from 1959 to 1962. The show starred Terence Longdon as airman Garry Halliday. The episodes were based on books by ... See full summary »

Stars: Terence Longdon, Elwyn Brook-Jones, Terence Alexander, Frederick Treves

Votes: 30

14. Gert and Daisy (1959– )

30 min | Comedy

Gert and Daisy are two sisters who used to work in show business. Now they run a boarding house for theatrical visitors.

Stars: Elsie Waters, Doris Waters, Hugh Paddick, Patsy Rowlands

Votes: 5

16. Great Expectations (1959)

30 min | Drama

A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Stars: Dinsdale Landen, Colin Jeavons, Michael Gwynn, Ronald Ibbs

17. Great Van Robbery (1959)

Not Rated | 71 min | Crime, Drama

Interpol detective Caesar Smith tracks robbers of the Royal Mint van. He travels to Rio de Janeiro, Rome and Paris and establishes the guilt of a London coffee importer.

Director: Max Varnel | Stars: Denis Shaw, Kay Callard, Tony Quinn, Philip Saville

Votes: 55

18. Hidden Homicide (1959)

Approved | 81 min | Mystery

A man wakes up in a strange location with a gun in his hand and a dead body, not knowing how the whole thing happened. He doesn't remember anything about the whole scenario.

Director: Anthony Young | Stars: Griffith Jones, Patricia Laffan, James Kenney, Bruce Seton

Votes: 73

19. High Jump (1959)

Not Rated | 66 min | Crime, Drama

A woman enlists a trapeze artist to help her with a jewel heist, but two deaths during the robbery heighten his guilt and tempt him to go to authorities.

Director: Godfrey Grayson | Stars: Richard Wyler, Lisa Daniely, Leigh Madison, Michael Peake

Votes: 18

20. Honeymoon (1959)

109 min | Drama, Music

Australian famer Kit Kelly and his new bride Anna are driving through Europe when they help a stranded motorist. They discover he is Antonio, a famous dancer. Upon learning that Anna was a ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Anthony Steel, Ludmilla Tchérina, Antonio, Léonide Massine

Votes: 124

21. In the Wake of a Stranger (1959)

69 min | Thriller

Suspected of killing a man while on shore leave, sailor Tom Cassidy sets out to prove his innocence.

Director: David Eady | Stars: Tony Wright, Shirley Eaton, Danny Green, Willoughby Goddard

22. Innocent Meeting (1959)

Not Rated | 62 min | Crime, Drama

A teenager on probation is falsely accused of robbery. A young girl, knowing the truth, must persuade the boy to give himself up and overcome his conviction that he is condemned to being a lifelong criminal.

Director: Godfrey Grayson | Stars: Sean Lynch, Beth Rogan, Raymond Huntley, Ian Fleming

Votes: 33

23. International Detective (1959– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

Stories from the files of the William J. Burns Detective Agency, New York.

Stars: Art Fleming, Anthony Jacobs, Nigel Green, Tony Thawnton

Votes: 12

24. ITV Sunday Night Drama (1959–1980)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

ITV Sunday Night Drama is a UK television anthology series produced by ABC Weekend Television, Associated Television (ATV), Associated-Rediffusion Television, and Granada Television.

Stars: André Morell, Victor Platt, Anthony Mayne, Donald Houston

Votes: 9

25. Jack the Ripper (1959)

Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

A serial killer is murdering women in the Whitechapel district of London. An American policeman is brought in to help Scotland Yard solve the case.

Directors: Robert S. Baker, Monty Berman | Stars: Lee Patterson, Eddie Byrne, Betty McDowall, Ewen Solon

Votes: 687

27. Juke Box Jury (1959–1990)

30 min | Music

A panel of notable personalities rate the latest pop records.

Stars: David Jacobs, Pete Murray, Alan Freeman, Katie Boyle

Votes: 43

28. Killers of Kilimanjaro (1959)

91 min | Adventure

In the 19th century,during the German colonial rule,railway engineer Robert Adamson arrives in the Kilimanjaro Region to finish building a railroad through hostile territory.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Taylor, Anthony Newley, Anne Aubrey, Grégoire Aslan

Votes: 330

29. Libel (1959)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Mystery

A shell-shocked World War II veteran with memory problems is accused of being an impostor by a former comrade.

Director: Anthony Asquith | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Olivia de Havilland, Paul Massie, Robert Morley

Votes: 1,135

30. Man Accused (1959)

Not Rated | 58 min | Drama

Just after he has become engaged to a baronet's daughter, Bob Jenson is arrested for robbery and murder. He breaks jail, tracks down the real criminals and hands them over to the authorities.

Director: Montgomery Tully | Stars: Ronald Howard, Carol Marsh, Ian Fleming, Catharina Ferraz

Votes: 59

31. 48 Hours to Live (1959)

86 min | Crime, Mystery

A spy melodrama in which a New York newspaper reporter, sent to Gotland to interview a nuclear scientist, becomes involved with foreign agents who have kidnapped the scientist's daughter.

Director: Peter Bourne | Stars: Anthony Steel, Birger Malmsten, Lewis Charles, Håkan Westergren

Votes: 11

32. No Time to Kill (1959)

90 min | Drama, Thriller

A man is convicted and imprisoned for an arson that he didn't commit. When he is released, he sets out to track down the person who actually committed the crime and framed him for it. His ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Younger | Stars: John Ireland, Ellen Schwiers, Birgitta Andersson, Frank Sundström

Votes: 14

36. No Hiding Place (1959–1967)

60 min | Crime, Drama

Tales of Scotland Yard centering on a detective team. A sort of half-way house between Dixon of Dock Green and 'Z' Cars. The detectives are still 1950s style with good elecution and ... See full summary »

Stars: Raymond Francis, Eric Lander, Johnny Briggs, Michael McStay

Votes: 66

38. Nature's Paradise (1959)

67 min | Drama

An American art student in England falls in love with a beautiful Englishwoman. It turns out that she's a nudist, and in spite of his misgivings, he decides to join her at her nudist camp.

Director: Charles Saunders | Stars: Anita Love, Katy Cashfield, Carl Conway, Dennis Carnell

Votes: 17

42. Spy-Catcher (1959–1961)

30 min | Drama

Based on fact, this series depicted the adventures of Colonel Pinto, the most renowned of British interrogators during World War II.

Stars: Bernard Archard, Raymond Mason, Henry Lincoln, Donald James

Votes: 14

44. Ten Seconds to Hell (1959)

Approved | 93 min | Action, Drama, Romance

After 1945, six German ex-soldiers are hired to defuse unexploded Allied bombs in the ruins of Berlin.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Jack Palance, Jeff Chandler, Martine Carol, Robert Cornthwaite

Votes: 858

46. The Angry Hills (1959)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, War, Thriller

In 1941, Greek resistance entrusts an American journalist with a Greek double-agent secret list that must reach London and must not fall into Nazi hands.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Stanley Baker, Elisabeth Müller, Gia Scala

Votes: 882

47. The Bandit of Zhobe (1959)

Approved | 80 min | Action, Adventure