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Straight On Till Morning (Doubleplay) | Blu Ray | (29/01/2018)
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Ugly duckling Brenda Thompson (Rita Tushingham) leaves her Liverpool home hoping to find romance in London. She moves in with her work-mate Caroline (Katya Wyeth), but remains lonely and bewildered in the big city. While wandering alone one night she finds a scruffy dog and becomes infatuated with its handsome master. Brenda later confesses to the dog's owner, Peter (Shane Briant), that she has come to London because she wants a baby. He offers her a proposition if she will move in and cook, clean and tell him stories, he will give her what she wants. Brenda is confused but deeply in love with her mysterious partner. Before long, however, she is trapped in a nightmare world of paranoia and murder from which there seems to be no escape traight On Till Morning took its title from J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan and was directed by Peter Collinson, who had previously made Up the Junction and The Italian Job. Filmed in and around Earl's Court, London, this dark and disturbing thriller was released in 1972 and represented a bold new direction for Hammer. EXTRAS: Original trailer
Straight On Till Morning | DVD | (29/01/2007)
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An ugly duckling (Rita Tushingham of A Taste of Honey Smashing Time) yearns to leave her drab Liverpool life and move to swinging London to find her ""Prince Charming."" But the big city holds some nasty surprises for the nave young woman when she becomes obsessed with a handsome young gigolo (Shane Briant of Demons of the Mind) who may be a depraved serial killer. Will this bizarre relationship have the storybook ending she's always dreamed of or can even the most beautiful o
Armchair Theatre - Vol.1 | DVD | (18/01/2010)
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Armchair Theatre: Volume 1
A Taste Of Honey | DVD | (13/10/2008)
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Rita Tushingham made her indelible screen debut as Jo a young girl who falls pregnant after leaving home and her floozie of a mother - a revelatory performance by Dora Bryan. Jo befriends Geoff (Murray Melvin) a gentle kind-hearted gay man and they move in together like two children playing house for a while finding an innocent but fragile happiness.
The Bed Sitting Room | Blu Ray | (25/05/2009)
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In the hazy aftermath of World War III the fallout from a 'nuclear misunderstanding' (which lasted two minutes and twenty eight seconds including the signing of the peace treaty) is producing strange mutations amongst the survivors and the noble Lord Fortnum finds himself transforming into a bed sitting room. This vividly imagined darkly satirical filmic version of a post apocalyptic England directed by Richard Lester (A Hard Days Night How I Won the War The Knack) is based on the highly regarded play by Spike Milligan and John Antrobus.
The Bed Sitting Room (DVD + Blu-ray) | Blu Ray | (24/10/2011)
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In the hazy aftermath of World War III, the fallout from a 'nuclear misunderstanding' (which lasted two minutes and twenty eight seconds, including the signing of the peace treaty) is producing strange mutations amongst the survivors, and the noble Lord Fortnum finds himself transforming into a bed-sitting room. This vividly imagined, darkly satirical filmic version of a post apocalyptic England, directed by Richard Lester (A Hard Days Night, How I Won the War, The Knack) is based on the highly regarded play by Spike Milligan and John Antrobus. It also boasts great performances by the cream of 60s British comedy and acting talent: Rita Tushingham, Ralph Richardson, Peter Cook, Harry Secombe, Dudley Moore, Spike Milligan, Michael Horden, Roy Kinnear, Arthur Lowe, Dandy Nichols and Marty Feldman.
The Knack And How To Get It | DVD | (02/08/2004)
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Cool and sophisticated Tolen has a monopoly on womanising - with a long line of conquests to prove it - while the naive and awkward Colin desperately wants a piece of it. But when Colin falls for an innocent country girl it's not long before the self assured Tolen moves in for the kill. Is all fair in love and war or can Colin get the knack and beat Tolen at his own game?
Puffball | DVD | (01/02/2009)
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Legendary director Nicolas Roeg (Don't Look Now The Man Who Fell to Earth) directs Puffball a chilling tale of love lust and loss in rural Ireland. Set in an isolated valley where a young ambitious architect (Kelly Reilly) buys a ruined building to transform and renovate. But the dwelling has a tragic history... When she finds herself unexpectedly pregnant the neighbouring farmers turn against her and her unborn child and try to change the course of nature. A drama with supernatural overtones a thriller about love life grief and sex Puffball is an adaptation of the Fay Weldon novel of the same name.
Ladykillers - The Complete Series 1 | DVD | (12/03/2012)
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This disturbing and compelling anthology series helps lay to rest the long-cherished idea that women are the gentler sex. Lady Killers presents dramatic reconstructions of seven infamous murder trials where in each case the defendant was female; if convicted, all faced the gallows.From the horrifying case of Victorian ?baby farmer' Amelia Dyer suspected of strangling hundreds of infants in her care to the trial and execution of Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain, Lady Killers looks at crimes which shocked and scandalised a nation, examining the individual's motives and often brutal methods in depth. Introduced by Robert Morley, these dramas feature powerful performances from an outstanding cast which includes Elaine Paige, Joan Sims, Rita Tushingham, George Baker, Peter Sallis and Michael Kitchen, among others.
The Human Factor | DVD | (01/10/2007)
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John Kinsdale is a devout family man working as a NATO computer specialist in Naples Italy. When political terrorists kill his entire family John uses his technological prowess to track and hunt down the cold-blooded killers.
The Leather Boys | DVD | (12/03/2007)
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Reggie and Dot are a young South London couple who get married before they really get to know each other. After the marriage they quickly begin to drift apart. Dot seems content to pursue her own interests until Reggie meets Pete a fellow Biker and begins to explore his own identity.
A Taste Of Honey | DVD | (21/10/2002)
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Shelagh Delaney's play 'A Taste of Honey' had already played in the West End and on Broadway when Tony Richardson made his film adaptation shot on location in Salford and Blackpool. Rita Tushingham made her indelible screen debut as Jo a young girl who falls pregnant after leaving home and her floozie of a mother - a revelatory performance by Dora Bryan. Jo befriends Geoff (Murray Melvin) a gentle kind-hearted gay man and they move in together like two children playing house for a while finding an innocent but fragile happiness. Richardson always skilled with actors draws fine performances from his entire cast and 'A Taste of Honey' remains an outstanding example of the British New Wave shot by its star cinematographer Walter Lassally.
The Calling | DVD | (16/08/2010)
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Joanna is about to graduate from University with her whole life set up for her but she has decided to face up to a truth she has been avoiding her whole life. Since she was small she has had the desire to become a Nun. She is set on joining a closed order of Benedictines. Her best friend cannot believe it her boyfriend is devastated and her mother feels it's just a phase. The only encouragement she gets is from the family's religious housekeeper Consuela When she finally gets to the convent the liberalism of a politically active Novice Sister Ignatious and a bunch of women with border-line mental illness including a psychotic Mother Superior an alcoholic football fan in charge of the vineyard an over-pious floor mopper Sister Hilda to name a few at first makes her wonder if she's following the right path after all but as she gets to know the Sisters and the enormous community bond they all share and the spiritual love that connects them she starts to see glimpses of her own spiritual fulfillment. Several weeks into her vocation she discovers something in herself which brings a whole new series of secrets out into the open until eventually the bond she has with Sister Ignatious dictates and assists in her destiny.
Resurrected | DVD | (25/07/2011)
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Based on a true story, Resurrected is the powerful and provocative debut feature from director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Ultimatum, Green Zone), featuring a superb performance from David Thewlis. A young soldier serving during the Falkland’s conflict goes missing, is presumed dead and a memorial service attended by his grieving family is held in his honour. Weeks later Private Deakin is found alive suffering from exhaustion and amnesia. He returns home to his village a hero and rejoins his regiment, but insinuations or desertion emerge in the press fuelling a campaign of hatred that spirals out of control.
Under The Skin | DVD | (24/01/2005)
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Things are going badly for Iris. Her mother has been given only weeks to live and she feels increasingly distant from her happily married and heavily pregnant older sister Rose. Unable to deal with her grief and jealousy Iris ditches her job her flat and her boyfriend and prowls the streets looking for love in all the wrong places. Sexy dark and ultimately uplifting Carine Adler's stylish debut won the Michael Powell award at the Edinburgh Film Festival and the Critics Prize at th
A Place to Go | DVD | (16/02/2009)
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First ever DVD release of this classic crime film which Bernard Lee Rita Tushingham Michael Sarne and Doris Hare. Ricky Flint (Mike Sarne) finds his world stifling. The East End that he grew up in is being demolished to make way for high rise blocks of flats and there seems just one possible means of escape: a one-off crime of robbing a cigarette factory. He becomes involved in a gang to carry out the robbery and then meets the forthright Cat (Rita Tushingham) when their tempestuous liaison takes a violent course...
The Bed Sitting Room | DVD | (25/05/2009)
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Directed by Richard Lester (A Hard Day's Night Superman II & III The Four Musketeers Robin and Marian The Knack) The Bed Sitting Room is based on a play by Spike Milligan and John Antrobus. Set in a post-apocalyptic London nine months after World War III (the Nuclear Misunderstanding) which lasted two minutes and twenty eight seconds - including the signing of the peace treaty. Nucelar fallout is producing strange mutations in people; the title refers to the character Lord Fortnum who finds himself transforming into a bed sitting room. The plot concerns the fate of the first child to be born after the war. The film can be compared to Milligan's work with The Goons but with a savage cynical and more surreal edge. This was probably the first time that Milligan let his creative dark side out into the light. The bizarre set design has been an influence on filmmakers such as Terry Gilliam and Jeunet and Caro (Delicatessen). The cast list includes the cream of British comedic and acting talent from the late 1960's: Rita Tushingham Ralph Richardson Peter Cook Harry Secombe Dudley Moore Spike Milligan Michael Horden Roy Kinnear Arthur Lowe Dandy Nichols and Marty Feldman. Lots of people talk about 'lost classics' but The Bed Sitting Room is a film that truly deserves that description. It was not particularly well received at the box office but that may be due to the profound strangeness of the film. However it's reputation has grown over the years and VHS copies taped from a BBC broadcast 25 years ago have been selling for ridiculous prices online. It beggars belief that such a startling piece of British cinema has remained in the vaults for so long. Over an hour of extras will include interviews from 1967 with Richard Lester Spike Milligan and Peter Cook.
Dream To Believe | DVD | (23/10/2006)
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Robin Crew (Olivia d'Abo) is a 16-year-old gymnast adjusting to life after the car accident that killed her father and badly injured her leg. She is full of strength and determination to move forward with her life and to do so successfully. Her story is one of love and friendship courage and hope faith and dreams. Tommy (Keanu Reeves) provides the loving teen-age support that helps Robin overcome the many obstacles encountered in her young life. With the help of her coach (Rita Tushingham) she lives life with the spirit of a champion and eventually leads her team to compete in the national meet.
Broken Lines | DVD | (05/12/2011)
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Upon the death of his father Jake revisits the world he walked out on. Upon returning he finds himself confronting all he has run away from and all that he has become. His return is the catalyst that propels two relationships four different people into facing where they have become stuck. Each of them is faced with having to move forward struggling between betrayal of another or betrayal of oneself.
Richard Lester Collection - A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum/How I Won The War/The Knack And How To Get It | DVD | (10/09/2007)
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Title Comprise: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum:Zero Mostel Buster Keaton Phil Silvers and an all-star cast scam their way through this boisterous romp amidst gorgeous girls mistaken identities stunning surprises cunning disguises and great Sondheim songs. How I Won The War:Lieutenant Goodbody (Crawford) has absolutely no idea how to lead his British regiment in the North African battlefield of WWII. But what he lacks in experience he makes