- Private Life of Henry VIII, The (1933)
- Dir. Alexander Korda
Feat. Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Merle Oberon
- The signature role for actor–extraordinaire Charles Laughton was this portrayal of England's notorious, much–married monarch.
- Count of Monte Cristo, The (1934)
- Dir. Rowland V Lee
Feat. Robert Donat, Louis Calhern, Sidney Blackmer…
- Exemplary version of Alexandre Dumas' classic swashbuckler. Robert Donat plays the imprisoned officer seeking revenge with steel and panache.
- 39 Steps, The (1935)
- Dir. Alfred Hitchcock
Feat. Madeleine Carroll, Robert Donat, Peggy Ashcroft
- A ripping yarn about a innocent man embroiled in a spy conspiracy and is chased across Scotland. Set a sophisticated precedent for the spy/thriller…
- Knight Without Armour (1937)
- Dir. Jacques Feyder
Feat. Marlene Dietrich, Robert Donat, Herbert Lomas…
- Visually sumptuous tale of Russian Countess Marlene Dietrich fleeing the 1917 Revolution with the help of Robert Donat. Dir. Feyder made his name as…
- Goodbye Mr. Chips (1939)
- Dir. Sam Wood
Feat. Robert Donat, Greer Garson
- Slow–moving, heartfelt story of a devoted schoolteacher. Robert Donat won an Oscar in the lead role.
- Inn of the Sixth Happiness, The (1958)
- Dir. Mark Robson
Feat. Ingrid Bergman, Robert Donat, Curt Jurgens
- Biopic of English maid, Gladys Aylward (Ingrid Bergman) who realised her dream of becoming a missionary to China in the 1930s. Despite its…