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favourite British classic films


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#21 Princess of Tap

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Posted 05 June 2017 - 10:28 PM

1) 39 Steps

2) The Third Man

3) The Lady Vanishes

4) Brief Encounter

5) Pygmalion

6) The Man Who Knew Too Much

7) The Scarlet Pimpernel

8) I Know Where I'm Going

9) Secret Agent

10) St. Martin's Lane
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#22 LawrenceA

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Posted 05 June 2017 - 08:30 PM

Brief Encounter

 

Kind Hearts and Coronets

 

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

 

Black Narcissus

 

The Red Shoes

 

The Fallen Idol

 

The Ladykillers

 

Dead of Night

 

Any of the Olivier/Shakespeare movies.

 

 


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#23 kjrwe

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Posted 05 June 2017 - 08:23 PM

Here are some of my favourite British classic films:

 

Laughter in Paradise: a rich relative has died, and in order to inherit a share of his fortune, his four relatives have to complete certain tasks. Very funny film!

 

The Happiest Days of Your Life: there is some confusion at a boys' private school. A girls' private school has been sent to the same location for an indefinite amount of time. Also an amusing film.

 

An Inspector Calls: a sad story about the events which led up to a young woman's death. It's mentioned at the start of the film that she died.

 

Green for Danger: wonderful post-WWII whodunit.

 

Kind Hearts and Coronets: a snubbed relative seeks revenge on his snobby family by murdering them off, one by one, in order to inherit a title which he can't inherit unless those other relatives are dead.

 

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