British International Pictures
Most widely held works about British International Pictures
Most widely held works by British International Pictures
Blackmail ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in English and held by 558 libraries worldwide
[Blackmail] A young woman kills an artist who attempts to rape her. Her Scotland Yard detective boyfriend soon learns the killer's identity, but so has someone else. First produced as a silent film, then in this version with dialog.
Murder ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in English and held by 487 libraries worldwide
"Diana Baring is an actress who is caught standing over the corpse of a fellow actress. Even worse, she has amnesia and remembers nothing about the murder, or herself. Though she desperately tries to recall anything that can help clear the fog from her mind, her amnesia is complete, as is the evidence against her. She is convicted of murder and sentenced to die. Only one person believes she is innocent, but can he prove it in time to save her?"--Container.
Rich and strange ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1931 and 2001 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
[Rich and Strange] Instead of waiting for their inheritance, Fred and Emily Hill ask for it in advance. Their rich uncle surprisingly obliges. They set out to use the money in the best possible way--by spending it.
Number seventeen ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1932 and 2004 in English and French and held by 329 libraries worldwide
[Number seventeen] A comedy-thriller about an unsuspecting, innocent hobo who accidentally stumbles across the hideout of a gang of jewel thieves.
The farmer's wife ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1928 and 2004 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged widower sets out to choose a wife from the unattached women in the neighborhood. He and his housekeeper make a list of eligible females, whom he then pursues with interesting consequences.
Juno and the paycock ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
A poor Dublin family is stricken by various sorts of tragedies during the Irish uprisings of the early 1920's.
The Manxman ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Alfred Hitchcock's last silent film about two friends, a lawyer and a fisherman who fall in love with the same woman. She marries one, but she loves the other.
The skin game a talking film ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Landed gentry defend family that is being evicted by tradespeople who have worked their way up from the lowest section of society.
Number 17 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
A comedy-thriller about an unsuspecting, innocent hobo who accidentally stumbles across the hideout of a gang of jewel thieves.
The skin game ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and French and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Story about a conflict between two wealthy families. One is the established gentry, the other is a progressive newcomer who buys up much of the land in the area for industrial development. Story centers on their attempts to destroy one another.
Champagne ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and French and held by 60 libraries worldwide
A millionaire tries to teach his daughter a lesson by telling her that he has been ruined, to save her from the man with whom she is planning to elope.
Murder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
A jurist is convinced that a woman convicted of murder is innocent.
Murder/Sabotage ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Murder!: an innocent woman is charged with murder, her only hope a lone juror who is convinced of her innocence. He sets out to track down the real killer.
Rich and strange and, the sorcerer's apprentice ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Rich and strange: Instead of waiting for their inheritance, Fred and Emily Hill ask for it in advance. Their rich uncle surprisingly obliges. They set out to use the money in the best possible way--by spending it.
Piccadilly ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
When a nightclub owner's mistress doesn't draw crowds as his principal dancer, he promotes an ambitious Chinese scullery maid, who proved a big hit. Her success, however, leads to murder.
Jamaica Inn ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Jamaica Inn: Set on the Cornish coast of England in 1819. Mary comes to Jamaica Inn to stay with her aunt and uncle after the death of her mother. She falls in love with a police officer who is undercover in a group of pirates, trying to expose the leader of the gang.
Blackmail Easy virtue ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Blackmail -- "When Frank's job at Scotland Yard comes between them, Alice accepts a date with another man. The handsome artist invites Alice to pose for a portrait but then tries to assault her. She kills him in self defense ..."--Container.
The Ring ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1900 and 1999 in English and French and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Shows a young boxer's life with his wife and the problems that jealousy creates.
Titanic, disaster in the Atlantic ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
On April 14, 1912, the R.M.S. Titanic struck an iceberg on her maiden voyage and foundered within two hours. Titanic, disaster in the Atlantic: This heavily fictionalized feature was the first sound film of the disaster (90 min.). The Titanic chronicles: The American government held a series of hearings to investigate the disaster, chaired by Senator William Alden Smith of Michigan. These hearings were open to the public and filled with eyewitness accounts representing several different points of view. The actual testimony is portrayed in this 1999 presentation (55 min.).
Blossom time ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
A story of Franz Schubert's unrequited love for his landlord's daughter.
Abused women Adultery Amnesia Bennett, Charles,--1899-1995 Boxers (Sports) Caine, Hall,--Sir,--1853-1931 Collins, Dale,--1897-1956 Comedy films Dane, Clemence Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery television programs Drama Easter Rising (Ireland : 1916) England Extortion Farjeon, J. Jefferson--1883-1955 Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Fishers Galsworthy, John,--1867-1933 Gentry Great Britain Great Britain Miscellaneous Island Dependencies--Isle of Man History Homicide investigation Housekeepers Inheritance and succession Ireland Ireland--Dublin Judicial error Lawyers Male friendship Man-woman relationships Motion pictures Murder Phillpotts, Eden,--1862-1960 Rape victims Rich people Silent films Silent films Simpson, Helen,--1897-1940 Social conflict Thieves Thrillers (Motion pictures) Widowers