Alma Cogan was one of the brightest stars of music and television during the 1950's. Her glamour and dresses were legendary and she was the most successful female recording star of the decade. Her life story and great television performances are captured on this special double disc set! In addition to the previously released Alma Cogan - On TV there is also the documentary that charts the story of her life career famous parties and romances - Alma Cogan's Fabulous Story!
Budgie stars the late British pop star Adam Faith as petty crook Ronald ""Budgie"" Bird. Budgie has just been released from prison however this doesn't stop him delving into questionable scams and get rich quick schemes; which seemingly always end in failure. This constantly gets him into trouble with both the police and his underworld boss Charlie Endell played by Iain Cuthbertson. This boxed set features every episode from the second series. Episodes Comprise: 1. Dreaming Of Thee 2. And The Lord Taketh away 3. Louie The Ring Is Dead & Buried In Kensal Green Cemetery 4. The Jump-Up Boys 5. Our Story So Far 6. Do Me A Favour 7. Glory Of Fulham 8. 24 000 Ball Point Pens 9. King For A Day 10. The Outside Man 11. The Man Outside 12. Brief Encounter 13. Run Rabbit Run Rabbit Run Run Run
Never Let Go: John Cummings (Richard Todd) is one of life's near failures. A toiletry salesman he buys a flash car he cannot afford to insure. When it is stolen by a gang running a car theft racket he vows to retrieve it whatever the cost - hi job his family and his dignity. He begins to delve into a sinister criminal underworld with potentially lethal consequences. The stark British thriller features Sellers in his first dramatic role as Cummings' nemesis a gangland villain. Soft Beds Hard Battles Peter Sellers plays six different characters in this hilarious sexploitation comedy. A renowned Paris brothel has turned into an active centre for the French Resistance. The girls assist the Allied war effort by attracting and eliminating the enemy amongst its clientele in the bedroom... The Wrong Arm Of The Law Sellers stars as gang-leader Pearly Gates who has a double life as Monsieur Jules the manager of a fashion house. The criminal world of London is being reduced to chaos by an Australian 'IPO mob' who acting on information provided by Gates' girlfriend Valerie (Nanette Newman) impersonate police officers and take the spoils of the true criminals after the crime has been safely committed. The crimes are relatively victimless involving jewellery thefts from the rich or robbery from institutions such as banks and post offices. Gates is instrumental in getting a deal between organised crime and Scotland Yard.
Love Hurts charts the everyday life loves and pains of an ""odd couple"". As the mismatched pair try to figure out how to have a relationship that doesn't hurt they discover that love isn't always quite that simple.... Series 1: 1. Crawling From The Wreckage 2. Take It To The Limit 3. Walk Right Back 4. Relative Values 5. Cured! 6. Stormy Weather 7. A Day In The Life 8. Charity Begins At Home 9. Who's Sorry Now? 10. Let's Do It
Sentenced to 23 years: he won't accept a day of it! This is the incredible true story of John McVicar - a man who took on the entire prison system and refused to surrender. Roger Daltrey gives a powerful performance as McVicar in a film that is shocking brutal and full of gritty violent realism. The film strongly depicts the brutal aspects of British prison life and follows McVicar into his eventual rehabilitation.
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