Classic Movies

  • A Farewell to Arms

    Movie

    Frederic (Gary Cooper), an American ambulance driver working for the Italian Army during World War I, falls in love with British Red Cross nurse Catherine (Helen Hayes). His jealous commanding officer, Major Rinaldi, transfers Catherine to a different hospital. But an injury on the battlefield ta...

  • Algiers
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    Algiers

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    In Algiers, the thief Pepe le Moko hides from police in the maze-like Casbah. He is soon a target not only for a policeman and an inspector, but also jealous thief Regis. Pepe meets the beautiful American Gaby and becomes obsessed with her. Regis’ plan to bring Pepe into the open fails, until Pep...

  • A Star Is Born

    Movie

    A young actress arrives in Hollywood to become a star. After many disappointments, she meets an older, alcoholic actor who takes her under his wing and they fall in love. She will have to choose between pursuing her dream and looking after him. From British Pathé TV's Classic Movie Collection.

  • Charade
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    Charade

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    Before discovering her husband has been murdered in Paris, Regina Lampert (Audrey Hepburn) falls for the charming Peter Joshua (Cary Grant). Regina and Peter will have to give chase to three men who are after the money they all stole during World War II. But is Peter the man he claims to be?

  • D.O.A.
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    D.O.A.

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    Small-town accountant Frank Bigelow (Edmond O'Brien) travels to San Francisco before settling down with his fiancée Paula (Pamela Britton). After a night out, he wakes up to learn that he has been given a toxin which has no antidote. With one week left to live, he aims to find out who poisoned hi...

  • Father's Little Dividend

    Movie

    This sequel to “Father of the Bride” (1950) follows newly-married Kay Dunstan, who announces that she is going to have a baby. This leaves her dad in the position of having to accept he will very soon become a grandfather. From British Pathé TV's Classic Movie Collection.

  • Heights of Danger

    Movie

    A 1953 motor racing adventure in which the Burton Family must win an Alpine car rally's prize money in order to afford to keep the family petrol station - but a big garage profiteer seeks to sabotage their chances. From British Pathé TV's Classic Movie Collection.

  • Hell's House

    Movie

    Jimmy admires his boss Matt Kelly. When he refuses to implicate Kelly in a bootlegger case, Jimmy ends up in a brutal reform school. He befriends Shorty, a boy with a heart disease, and manages to escape to tell the world about the horrible conditions of the school. From British Pathé TV's Classi...

  • His Girl Friday

    Movie

    New York newspaper editor Walter Burns finds out that his ex-wife, reporter Hildy Johnson, is about to marry an insurance agent. He tries to entice her back into the newsroom by having her write about the story of convicted murderer Earl Williams. When Hildy discovers Williams might be innocent, ...

  • Horror Express

    Movie

    A British anthropologist (Christopher Lee) discovers a frozen monster in Manchuria. Convinced that the creature is the “missing link”, he embarks on a Trans-Siberian train to transport it back to Europe. But during the journey, the monster comes to life and starts killing the passengers. From Bri...

  • Indiscretion of an American Wife

    Movie

    A married American woman must choose whether to break off her affair with a young Italian and return home to her husband or to stay with her new flame. From British Pathé TV's Classic Movie Collection.

  • Kansas City Confidential

    Movie

    A former G.I. is framed for the robbery of an armoured car. During his detention, he is beaten up and tortured by police. When he is finally released due to lack of evidence, he embarks on a journey to Mexico in order to discover who set him up and what their motivations were. From British Pathé ...

  • Made for Each Other

    Movie

    Before discovering her husband has been murdered in Paris, Regina Lampert (Audrey Hepburn) falls for the charming Peter Joshua (Cary Grant). Regina and Peter will have to give chase to three men who are after the money they all stole during World War II. But is Peter the man he claims to be?

  • McLintock!

    George Washington McLintock, “G.W.” to friends and foes alike, is a cattle baron and the richest man in the territory. He is surprised by the arrival of his estranged wife Katherine who has returned to take their daughter away with her. Balancing his wife, his headstrong daughter, and some crooks...

  • Meet John Doe

    Movie

    A reporter writes a column about “John Doe”, an unexciting man who plans to kill himself in protest against America's neglect of the little people. The newspaper then hires Gary Cooper to pose as this fictional John Doe, who captures the public's imagination in a series of radio addresses. From B...

  • Of Human Bondage

    Movie

    Philip Carey (Leslie Howard) abandons his artistic aspirations when he meets Mildred Rogers (Bette Davis), a waitress and a femme fatale. Although she abuses him, Philip becomes obsessed with her. When he finally seems ready to move on, Mildred reappears and does not let him escape. From British ...

  • One-Eyed Jacks

    Movie

    Dad Longworth (Karl Malden) betrays his partner in crime Rio (Marlon Brando), taking their loot and leaving him to be captured. Years later, Rio, seeking revenge, escapes from prison and goes after Dad, who is now a respectable sheriff. From British Pathé TV's Classic Movie Collection.

  • Pot o' Gold

    Movie

    Jimmy (James Stewart) is the owner of a failed music shop who works with his uncle. He becomes close to a family of Irish music lovers who happen to be his uncle's worst enemies and finds himself helping their band get gigs while trying to reconcile the two parties. Meanwhile, Jimmy falls for the...

  • Rain
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    Rain

    Movie

    Sadie Thompson (Joan Crawford), a prostitute, lives it up with American soldiers stationed on the island of Tutuila. Soon, Sgt. Tim O'Hara (William Gargan) falls in love with her. But missionary Alfred Davidson (Walter Huston) will try to convert her wild ways. From British Pathé TV's Classic Mov...

  • Scarlet Street

    Movie

    Starving artist Christopher Cross falls in love with the beautiful Kitty March. However, Kitty is interested in Johnny, a crook. When they find out that art dealers are interested in Cross’ work, they con him into letting Kitty take credit for the paintings. Blinded by love, Cross allows it at fi...

  • Spooks Run Wild

    Movie

    The East Side kids bump into a mysterious man named Nardo (Bela Lugosi). Full of imagination, the children believe Nardo is the “monster killer” they have heard about. They set out to try to capture Nardo before he can kill anyone else. From British Pathé TV's Classic Movie Collection.

  • Suddenly!
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    Suddenly!

    Movie

    Ellen Benson is a widow and pacifist whose peace is disturbed by the unsuccessful courtship of the town's sheriff, Todd Shaw. But everything changes when the U.S. president passes through town. Gangster John Baron (Frank Sinatra) picks the Benson home as an ideal spot from which to launch his att...

  • Svengali
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    Svengali

    Movie

    Using hypnosis and telepathy, sinister music maestro Svengali (John Barrymore) is able to control women. When he meets the beautiful Trilby O'Farrell (Marian Marsh), she falls under his spell. However, her true love, Billee (Bramwell Fletcher), fights to win her back and uncover Svengali's decept...

  • The Big Combo

    Movie

    Police lieutenant Diamond (Cornel Wilde) is ordered to stop investigating gangster boss Mr. Brown (Richard Conte) because of lack of results. Unwilling to let it go, Diamond changes strategy in his hunt for evidence by going after Brown's girlfriend, Susan Lowell (Jean Wallace). From British Path...