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A list of British films released in 1942.


Title Director Cast Genre Notes
Alibi Brian Desmond Hurst James Mason, Margaret Lockwood, Raymond Lovell Thriller
Asking for Trouble Oswald Mitchell Max Miller, Carole Lynne, Wilfrid Hyde-White Comedy
Back-Room Boy Herbert Mason Arthur Askey, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt Comedy
The Balloon Goes Up Redd Davis Ethel Revnell, Gracie West Musical comedy
Banana Ridge Walter C. Mycroft Robertson Hare, Alfred Drayton Comedy
The Big Blockade Charles Frend Leslie Banks, John Mills World War II
The Black Sheep of Whitehall Basil Dearden Will Hay, John Mills Comedy
Bob's Your Uncle Oswald Mitchell Albert Modley, Jean Colin Comedy
Breach of Promise Harold Huth Clive Brook, Judy Campbell Comedy
Coastal Command J. B. Holmes Roger Hunter, Charles Norman Lewis World War II
The Day Will Dawn Harold French Hugh Williams, Griffiths Jones World War II
The First of the Few Leslie Howard Leslie Howard, David Niven World War II
Flying Fortress Walter Forde Richard Greene, Carla Lehmann, Betty Stockfeld War
The Foreman Went to France Charles Frend Clifford Evans, Tommy Trinder, Constance Cummings War
Front Line Kids Maclean Rogers Leslie Fuller, Anthony Holles Comedy
Gert and Daisy Clean Up Maclean Rogers Elsie Waters, Doris Waters Comedy [1]
Gert and Daisy's Weekend Maclean Rogers Elsie Waters, Doris Waters Comedy [2]
Go to Blazes Walter Forde Will Hay, Thora Hird Comedy Short film
The Goose Steps Out Basil Dearden Will Hay, Frank Pettingell Comedy
The Great Mr. Handel Norman Walker Wilfrid Lawson, Elizabeth Allan Biopic
Hard Steel Norman Walker Wilfrid Lawson, Betty Stockfeld Drama
Hatter's Castle Lance Comfort Robert Newton, Deborah Kerr, James Mason Drama
In Which We Serve David Lean Noël Coward, John Mills, Bernard Miles World War II Number 92 in the list of BFI Top 100 British films
King Arthur Was a Gentleman Marcel Varnel Arthur Askey, Evelyn Dall Comedy
Lady from Lisbon Leslie S. Hiscott Francis L. Sullivan, Jane Carr Comedy
Let the People Sing John Baxter Alastair Sim, Fred Emney Comedy
Listen to Britain Humphrey Jennings Chesney Allen, Bud Flanagan Propaganda short
The Missing Million Philip Brandon Linden Travers, John Warwick Crime
Much Too Shy Marcel Varnel George Formby, Kathleen Harrison Comedy
The Next of Kin Thorold Dickinson Mervyn Johns, John Chandos War/drama
The Night Has Eyes Leslie Arliss James Mason, Wilfrid Lawson Thriller
One of Our Aircraft Is Missing Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger Godfrey Tearle, Eric Portman, Googie Withers World War II
The Peterville Diamond Walter Forde Anne Crawford, Donald Stewart Comedy
Rose of Tralee Germain Burger John Longden, Lesley Brook Musical
Sabotage at Sea Leslie S. Hiscott David Hutcheson, Margaretta Scott, Jane Carr War
Salute John Citizen Maurice Elvey Edward Rigby, Mabel Constanduros, Jimmy Hanley Drama
Secret Mission Harold French James Mason, Hugh Williams World War II
Somewhere in Camp John E. Blakeley Frank Randle, Dan Young Comedy
Suspected Person Lawrence Huntington Clifford Evans, Patricia Roc Thriller
Talk About Jacqueline Harold French, Paul L. Stein Hugh Williams, Carla Lehmann Comedy
They Flew Alone Herbert Wilcox Anna Neagle, Robert Newton Biopic
This Was Paris John Harlow Ann Dvorak, Ben Lyon War
Those Kids from Town Lance Comfort George Cole, Harry Fowler Drama
Thunder Rock Roy Boulting Michael Redgrave, Lilli Palmer, James Mason Drama
Uncensored Anthony Asquith Eric Portman, Phyllis Calvert World War II
Unpublished Story Harold French Richard Greene, Valerie Hobson, Basil Radford World War II/drama
We'll Smile Again John Baxter Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen Comedy
Went the Day Well? Alberto Cavalcanti Leslie Banks, Mervyn Johns, Basil Sydney World War II
The Young Mr. Pitt Carol Reed Robert Donat, Robert Morley Drama

See also


  1. ^ "Gert and Daisy Clean up (1942)". Archived from the original on May 31, 2017.
  2. ^ "Gert and Daisy's Week-end - Film".