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Alf Goddard

  • Nov 28, 1897 - Feb 25, 1981 (age 83)
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1981
Alf Goddard
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Alf Goddard

Alf Goddard passed away.
1945
I'll Be Your Sweetheart
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MovieJul 30, 1945

I'll Be Your Sweetheart

In turn-of-the-century London …
In turn-of-the-century London a young music publisher convinces both songwriters and a music hall singer with his new ideas to make business, while fighting both competitors and piracy in a time where author's royalties were still unprotected. A well crafted British musical with plenty of popular songs.
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The Way to the Stars
MovieJun 8, 1945

The Way to the Stars

The wartime daily routine on a British bomber base in …
The wartime daily routine on a British bomber base in southeastern England is revealed through the eyes of newly arrived Flying Officer Peter Penrose.
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1943
The Butler's Dilemma
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MovieNov 29, 1943

The Butler's Dilemma

Rodney Playfair is persuaded, by a promise to meet his …
Rodney Playfair is persuaded, by a promise to meet his gambling debts, to impersonate a manservant named Chapman at his fiancée's house, in order to enable his friend Carmichael to use the ...
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The Saint Meets the Tiger
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MovieJul 29, 1943

The Saint Meets the Tiger

The last words uttered by by …
The last words uttered by by a conscience-stricken crook dying on the Saint's doorstep lead the detective in pursuit of gold smugglers and the master crook known as the Tiger.
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1942
Much Too Shy
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MovieOct 12, 1942

Much Too Shy

A handyman and amateur artist gets into trouble when nude …
A handyman and amateur artist gets into trouble when nude female bodies are added to the heads he has drawn of prominent ladies, and are sold as soap adverts.
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1941
South American George
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MovieDec 27, 1941

South American George

George Butters is a double …
George Butters is a double for a South American opera singer.
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1940
A Window in London
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MovieJun 15, 1940

A Window in London

While on his way to work one morning, a man looks out the …
While on his way to work one morning, a man looks out the window of the train and sees a young woman being murdered. When he investigates the crime, he discovers a foul-tempered illusionist, Zoltini, who has a turbulent relationship with his young wife, Vivienne.
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Spy for a Day
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MovieApr 27, 1940

Spy for a Day

The Nazis kidnap a simple farm labourer when they think he …
The Nazis kidnap a simple farm labourer when they think he is one of their spies. He escapes, only to be nearly shot by a British spy who also thinks he's a Nazi.
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Return to Yesterday
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MovieMar 9, 1940

Return to Yesterday

Robert Maine is torn between returning to the glamour of …
Robert Maine is torn between returning to the glamour of Hollywood and working with a small theatre company in England. When she falls in love with Maine, Carol has the same dilemma.
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1939
Let's Be Famous
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MovieFeb 22, 1939

Let's Be Famous

An Irishman sets out to become famous as a singer on the …
An Irishman sets out to become famous as a singer on the radio. Due to a mix up he is instead entered as a contestant on a quiz show. He causes mayhem in the studio and the publicity attracts the attention of an agent who thinks he can help.
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Murder in Soho
MovieFeb 1, 1939

Murder in Soho

The Cotton Club in London's Soho district is operated by …
The Cotton Club in London's Soho district is operated by American gangster Steve Marco who, when Joe Lane threatens to tell the police of his past, has no qualms about killing him as he ...
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1938
The Ware Case
MovieDec 2, 1938

The Ware Case

A financier is accused of murder when his brother-in-law is …
A financier is accused of murder when his brother-in-law is found dead in his garden pond. After winning the court case he returns home to find that his lawyer has romantic inclinations ...
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Night Journey
MovieDec 1, 1938

Night Journey

Night Journey released.
Luck of the Navy
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MovieNov 1, 1938

Luck of the Navy

Luck of the Navy is a 1938 British comedy thriller film directed …
Luck of the Navy is a 1938 British comedy thriller film directed by Norman Lee and starring Geoffrey Toone, Judy Kelly and Clifford Evans. It was based on the play The Luck of the Navy by Mrs Clifford Mills and is also known by the alternative title of North Sea Patrol.
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Sidewalks of London
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MovieOct 18, 1938

Sidewalks of London

On the sidewalks of the London theater district the buskers …
On the sidewalks of the London theater district the buskers (street performers) earn enough coins for a cheap room. Charles, who recites dramatic monologues, sees that a young pickpocket, ...
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Convict 99
MovieJun 1, 1938

Convict 99

A disgraced school master, Benjamin Twist, is mistaken …
A disgraced school master, Benjamin Twist, is mistaken for a tough prison governor and assigned the charge of a prison for particularly hardened criminals. Believing he is being sent to a ...
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Owd Bob
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MovieJan 26, 1938

Owd Bob

Adam McAdam is an old, dour sheepherder whose life is …
Adam McAdam is an old, dour sheepherder whose life is devoted to his faithful dog, the whiskey bottle and his daughter, Jeannie. And a conflict that arises when the other sheep-men of the district try every means within their power to have his dog, accused of being a sheep-killer, destroyed.
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1937
Troopship
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MovieMay 15, 1937

Troopship

Given a six-hour pass after a tour of duty in India, several …
Given a six-hour pass after a tour of duty in India, several British Tommies try to unravel their domestic tribulations before having to ship out again.
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1935
No Limit
MovieOct 28, 1935

No Limit

George Shuttleworth is convinced that he has the talent to win …
George Shuttleworth is convinced that he has the talent to win the Isle of Man TT races, despite what his neighbours back home in Wigan may think. During the trials, the brakes go on ...
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1934
Lost in the Legion
MovieJul 13, 1934

Lost in the Legion

Lost in the Legion is a 1934 British comedy film directed by Fred …
Lost in the Legion is a 1934 British comedy film directed by Fred Newmeyer and starring Leslie Fuller, Hal Gordon and Renée Houston. The screenplay concerns a pair of ship's cooks who become stranded ashore and end up joining the foreign legion.
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1933
Enemy of the Police
MovieOct 1, 1933

Enemy of the Police

Enemy of the Police is a 1933 British comedy film directed …
Enemy of the Police is a 1933 British comedy film directed by George King and starring John Stuart, Viola Keats and A. Bromley Davenport. It was made at Teddington Studios as a quota quickie by Warner Brothers.
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1931
Splinters in the Navy
MovieNov 1, 1931

Splinters in the Navy

Splinters in the Navy (1931) …
Splinters in the Navy (1931) is a British comedy film directed by Walter Forde and starring Sydney Howard, Alf Goddard, and Helena Pickard. The film was made at Twickenham Studios, and is a sequel to the film Splinters (1929), about an army concert party. A further sequel, Splinters in the Air, was released in 1937.
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The Happy Ending
MovieOct 1, 1931

The Happy Ending

The Happy Ending is a 1931 British drama film directed by …
The Happy Ending is a 1931 British drama film directed by Millard Webb and starring George Barraud, Daphne Courtney and Alfred Drayton. Its plot concerns a father who deserted his family some years before returning home only to find his wife has told his children and neighbours that he died as a hero when he abandoned them. A silent version, of The Happy Ending had been made in 1925 based on the same play.
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East Lynne on the Western Front
MovieJul 15, 1931

East Lynne on the Western Front

A group of bored soldiers, …
A group of bored soldiers, waiting for action on the Western Front in France in 1915 decide to produce a burlesque version of "East Lynne".
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Old Soldiers Never Die
MovieFeb 25, 1931

Old Soldiers Never Die

Old Soldiers Never Die is a …
Old Soldiers Never Die is a 1931 British comedy film directed by Monty Banks and starring Leslie Fuller, Molly Lamont and Alf Goddard. It was made at Elstree Studios.
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1930
Bed and Breakfast
MovieDec 22, 1930

Bed and Breakfast

A newlywed couple have a fight, and in order to get even with …
A newlywed couple have a fight, and in order to get even with one another, each decides to take up with a lover but without actually going through with "the deed". Complications ensue.
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The Nipper
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MovieJun 1, 1930

The Nipper

The Nipper is a 1930 British musical film directed by …
The Nipper is a 1930 British musical film directed by Louis Mercanton and starring Betty Balfour, John Stuart, and Anne Grey. It is also known by the alternative title The Brat.
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Alf's Button
MovieMar 24, 1930

Alf's Button

Alf's Button is a 1930 British comedy film directed by W.P. …
Alf's Button is a 1930 British comedy film directed by W.P. Kellino and starring Tubby Edlin, Alf Goddard and Nora Swinburne. It is an adaptation of the 1920 novel Alf's Button by William Aubrey Darlington. The film features some singing and dancing sequences in an early colour process, which is believed to be Pathécolor.
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The Last Post
MovieJan 16, 1930

The Last Post

A soldier takes the blame when his Bolshevik brother shoots a …
A soldier takes the blame when his Bolshevik brother shoots a soldier during the General Strike.
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1929
Down Channel
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MovieFeb 1, 1929

Down Channel

A yachtsman and his son get involved with smugglers.
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1928
You Know What Sailors Are
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MovieNov 1, 1928

You Know What Sailors Are

The mate of a cargo steamer …
The mate of a cargo steamer saves his Spanish rival and a girl from a burning ship.
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Smashing Through
MovieOct 1, 1928

Smashing Through

A vamp persuades the inventor of a supercharger to race against …
A vamp persuades the inventor of a supercharger to race against his friend.
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What Money Can Buy
MovieJul 1, 1928

What Money Can Buy

A young girl is convicted of a crime she didn't commit and sent to …
A young girl is convicted of a crime she didn't commit and sent to prison. She must prove her innocence in order to get out.
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Balaclava
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MovieJun 6, 1928

Balaclava

A British officer is falsely accused of murder by a rival officer, …
A British officer is falsely accused of murder by a rival officer, and is dishonorably discharged from the army. He rejoins as an enlisted man and is posted as a cavalryman to the siege of Sebastopol during the Crimean War. He discovers that there is a Russian spy masquerading as a British soldier, and his efforts to unmask the spy results in the famous Charge of the Light Brigade to take the Balaclava Heights.
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Mademoiselle Parley Voo
MovieMay 1, 1928

Mademoiselle Parley Voo

A revue producer's wife is …
A revue producer's wife is suspected of killing a detective for whom she vamped a jewel-stealing conjurer.
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Sailors Don't Care
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MovieJan 1, 1928

Sailors Don't Care

A knight poses as a rating aboard his son's cruiser and helps …
A knight poses as a rating aboard his son's cruiser and helps the Q-ship sink a U-boat.
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1927
Carry On
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MovieNov 1, 1927

Carry On

Carry On released.
Downhill
MovieOct 24, 1927

Downhill

Roddy, first son of the rich Berwick family, is expelled from …
Roddy, first son of the rich Berwick family, is expelled from school when he takes the blame for his friend Tim's charge. His family sends him away and all of his friends leave him alone. Roddy decides to go to Paris where he spends what little money he has and starts working as a dancer. He soon becomes a victim of alcoholism. Roddy manages to move to England's colonies but some sailors send him back to his rich family hoping for a reward.
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Hindle Wakes
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MovieSep 12, 1927

Hindle Wakes

A celebration of working class leisure activities at Hindle, …
A celebration of working class leisure activities at Hindle, Lancashire, during "Wakes Week", an annual week still observed in parts of Lancashire and Yorkshire when all factories and ...
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The Flight Commander
MovieSep 1, 1927

The Flight Commander

The Flight Commander is a 1927 British silent war film directed …
The Flight Commander is a 1927 British silent war film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Alan Cobham, Estelle Brody and John Stuart. It was made by British Gaumont at their Lime Grove Studios in Shepherd's Bush. The celebrated First World War pilot Alan Cobham appeared as himself. It is also known by the alternative title of With Cobham to the Cape.
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A Sister to Assist 'Er
MovieSep 1, 1927

A Sister to Assist 'Er

A woman who has been …
A woman who has been kicked out of a boarding house by her landlady for nonpayment of rent sets out to get her revenge. She disguises herself as her rich twin sister and takes a room in the same boarding house. The landlady, hoping to wangle some money out of her "new" tenant, is the picture of servility, and it's not long before a variety of different local characters swarm over the house, looking to get their "piece of the pie" from this new "benefactor".
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Second to None
MovieAug 22, 1927

Second to None

A commander's adopted son deserts the Navy when his …
A commander's adopted son deserts the Navy when his sweetheart weds a spy.
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Mademoiselle from Armentieres
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MovieMar 7, 1927

Mademoiselle from Armentieres

A French girl meets her …
A French girl meets her captured British lover whilst acting as a spy.
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1926
White Heat
MovieSep 1, 1926

White Heat

A man loves a dancer who becomes a producer's mistress.
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Every Mother's Son
MovieJan 28, 1926

Every Mother's Son

Every Mother's Son released.
1897
Alf Goddard
BirthNovember 1897

Alf Goddard

Alf Goddard was born.
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