Roll up! Roll up! London Town is one of the biggest films ever made in Britain!Comedy legend Sid Field plays comedian Jerry Sandford who comes to London from the provinces expecting to make his fortune - only to find himself stuck in the wings as the unloved understudy. Determined to help her dad hit the big time, his daughter Peggy (a young Petula Clark) decides to take matters into her own hands. One of Rank's biggest-budget films, London Town is packed with classic tunes and show-stopping dancing, this gorgeous Technicolor fantasy is effervescent entertainment of the finest vintage!
During a charity soccer match between top professional side Arsenal and touring amateur side Trojans the Trojan's new star player collapses. When he dies Inspector Slade of Scotland Yard is called in and declares it was murder. It takes all his ingenuity and another death before the motive is discovered and the killer revealed...
Featuring Arsenal's 1938/39 team line-up and an arguably career-best performance from Leslie Banks as an impeccably eccentric detective, The Arsenal Stadium Mystery remains both a classic whodunit and a high-water mark for pre-war British film. Directed by Oscar-nominated Thorold Dickinson, it is featured here as a High Definition remaster from original film elements in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio. Amateur football team The Trojans face their toughest challenge: a charity match against Arsenal in front of a capacity crowd. During the game their star player collapses and dies of poison. Inspector Slade of Scotland Yard is assigned to catch the murderer and he has only three days to solve the case before it interferes with his theatre performance! SPECIAL FEATURE Image gallery
Can I do you now, sir? Comedian Tommy Handley reprises his best-loved role in this celluloid spin-off from the phenomenally popular BBC radio show ITMA a light-entertainment staple that ran for a decade from 1939 and contributed significantly towards morale by bringing much-needed comic relief to a war-weary British public. Making stars of Jack Train, Dorothy Summers and Sydney Keith, It's That Man Again is presented here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements, in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio. Tommy, mayor of the small town of Foaming-at-the-Mouth, is trying to balance the civic accounts but constant interruptions by his incompetent assistant Sam Scram and nosey charlady Mrs Mopp are severely hampering the job! His troubles escalate, however, when he's forced to admit that he's invested all the municipal funds in a crumbling London theatre... SPECIAL FEATURES: Image Gallery Merchandise gallery
A luminary cast features in this classy adaptation of Edgar Wallace's thriller - the best-known and most widely adapted play by the celebrated British crime/suspense writer. Marking the directorial debut of Guy Hamilton, later to direct a string of iconic James Bond films, The Ringer is presented here in a brand-new transfer from original film elements in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio. The Ringer is an elusive criminal, reported dead in Australia but now thought to be aliv...
WE JOINED THE NAVY Lt Commander Badger, RN: an exceptionally likeable fellow, the Artful Bodger has the bad habit of saying the right thing at entirely the wrong time! When untimely remarks are splashed across the tabloids, the rush is on to find him a new posting somewhere far away... THE MIDDLE WATCH Through a series of unforeseen events, two glamorous young ladies find that they are obliged to spend the night on board the battleship HMS Falcon, where they have been attending a party. But then the ship is ordered out to sea and maritime mayhem ensues! PETTICOAT PIRATES A company of Wrens set out to prove equality with their male counterparts by taking over a warship with breathtaking efficiency, sailing it out to sea and into a NATO naval exercise! While Charlie is all at sea for the first time in his humble career with Her Majesty's Navy! WHY SAILORS LEAVE HOME Given shore leave at an Arabian port, Bill Biggles visits his friend the sheik. The polygamous ruler, however, who has abducted a damsel, decides to appoint Bill as his deputy and then scarpers. Bill thinks he's quids in... until the wives decide to go on strike!
Whilst the Germans scour a French town for saboteurs the Mayor (Godfrey Tearle) and his daughter Marie (Greta Gynt) collaborate with the German Occupation. But unknown to both the Germans and the French villagers they are leaders of the resistance organisation. When a young French idealist (John Clements) arrives without papers Marie shields him from the Germans and enlists him in their cause to disrupt the German war effort and smuggle Allied airmen back to England.
Be careful what you wish for: as this compendium about the perils of getting rich quick shows money doesn't always buy happiness. Here are four stories that show the down side to high living: a family scoops the pools but it nearly tears them apart and a mild mannered clerk wins the jackpot with unhappy consequences; greed and temptation turns honest people into crooks while a suddenly wealthy man finds himself missing his old life. Mixing laughter tears and suspense - and starring some of Britain's best loved actors (including Jack Warner Petula Clark David Tomlinson Mervyn Johns and Dennis Price) - Easy Money is a true classic of the British screen.
A lonely country house a cantankerous old patriarch calling all his family together to make changes to his will siblings falling out over their possible inheritances and a faithful old butler and frightened housemaid for good measure. These are all the classic ingredients for an Agatha Christie style murder mystery and Three Steps in the Dark doesn't fail to provide the body in the study!
Meet Mr Malcolm (1954)Celebrated crime writer Colin Knowles (Richard Knowles) finds himself at the centre of a baffling real-life mystery when his estranged wife Louie (Sarah Lawson) asks for his help. Her new boss has gone missing at his grand country home - and when his body is found the hunt is on for a devious and twisted murderer. Sinister letters from London refer to a 'double crime'. Who will be the killer's next victim? Directed by Daniel Birt (The Interrupted Journey She Shall Have Murder) at Viking Studios and featuring a delightful guest appearance by renowned stage and radio comedy star Claude Dampier Meet Mr. Malcolm is a gripping Agatha Christie-style country house whodunnit with a fiendish twist! I'm A Stranger (1952)George Westcott (Patrick Doonan) arrives in London from India to claim a sizeable inheritance only to discover his grandfather's will is missing. A film star (Greta Gynt) a window cleaner (James Hayter) and a police inspector (Hector Ross) help him defeat the disinherited branch of the family and find the will but is George all he seems...
I'm A Stranger
The pack contains Candlelight in Algeria with James Mason; First of the Few with Leslie Howard and David Niven; and for the first ever time on DVD Tomorrow We Live with Greta Gynt. Tomorrow We Live was based on the true story of SS hostage-taking and shootings of innocent civilians. Part of the successful 'Best of British' series which showcases lost or unreleased films from the heyday of British cinema.
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