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  • The Thirty Nine Steps [1959]The Thirty Nine Steps | DVD | (07/07/2003) from £4.45   |  Saving you £5.54 (55.50%)   |  RRP £9.99

    While it's true that this 1959 screen adaptation of The 39 Steps pales in comparison to Alfred Hitchcock's seminal 1935 version, it's still a thoroughly enjoyable romp that compensates for a lack of any tension whatsoever with a generous dose of genial good humour. Affable Kenneth More's Richard Hannay more closely resembles the kind of roles Cary Grant was playing for Hitch in the late 1950s; Finnish blonde Taina Elg, in the somewhat unlikely role of a prim Scottish schoolmistress, is his love interest. Although handcuffed together, More and Elg fail to radiate any sexual chemistry, even when scandalously forced to share a room and a bed. Much better are the delightful cameos: Sid James as a roguish lorry driver; Brenda De Banzie as voluptuous psychic Nellie; and Joan Hickson as a simpering teacher. As a thriller it's hardly in the same league as North by Northwest, but as a window on life in England and Scotland in the 1950s, this 39 Steps has much to recommend it. --Mark Walker

  • Sailors Three [Blu-ray]Sailors Three | Blu Ray | (08/02/2021) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    A broad naval comedy that kept cinemagoers highly entertained during the early years of World War Two, Sailors Three was Walter Forde's last film for Ealing and Tommy Trinder's first. Co-starring Claude Hulbert and Michael Wilding, this memorable mix of music hall and propaganda is presented here as a brand-new High Definition remaster from original film elements in its original fullscreen aspect ratio. On shore leave from HMS Ferocious at a neutral South American port, three sailors have one shandy too many before re-boarding their ship. Unfortunately it's not their ship and they wake up to find they've drunkenly boarded the German pocket battleship Ludendorf!

  • The Flaxton Boys 1 [DVD]The Flaxton Boys 1 | DVD | (20/07/2015) from £8.69   |  Saving you £11.30 (130.03%)   |  RRP £19.99

    The first series in Yorkshire Television's long-running fondly remembered children's drama which traces the lives of four generations of the Flaxton family across the ages. This thirteen-part adventure story begins in Yorkshire in 1854 as young Jonathan Flaxton and his mother take up a mysterious inheritance: a bleak supposedly haunted hall thought to conceal a wealth of treasure within its imposing walls. Jonathan and his new friend Archie Weekes soon encounter all manner of peril – from smugglers villains and spies to superstitious villagers and ghostly apparitions. With their father reported missing in the Crimean War the family's situation becomes increasingly desperate but it's clear that Jonathan and his mother are not the only ones seeking the Flaxton 'fortune'...  

  • For the Love of Ada: The Complete Series [DVD]For the Love of Ada: The Complete Series | DVD | (19/03/2018) from £13.99   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

  • Blood On Satan's Claw [1970]Blood On Satan's Claw | DVD | (26/01/2004) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £12.99

    The discovery of furry remains believed to be the Devil sparks a barrage of evil un-doings in a small town. Soon after their discovery the Devil's remains disappear hampering the investigation by the local Judge (Patrick Wymark). But the evil forces that take over are frightening proof that the Devil may indeed be among the villagers...

  • TrioTrio | DVD | (21/05/2007) from £5.77   |  Saving you £4.22 (42.20%)   |  RRP £9.99

    Three short playlets are presented in this omnibus feature. ""The Verger"" focuses on a church verger who loses his position when it is discovered that he can neither read nor write. With the help of his sympathetic wife he becomes a successful tobacconist. In ""Mister Know-All "" an obnoxious garrulous passenger goes on a luxury cruise and becomes a hero simply by knowing when to shut up. The final story ""Sanitorium "" details a romance between two tuberculosis victims.

  • The Crimson Pirate [1952]The Crimson Pirate | DVD | (14/04/2008) from £10.55   |  Saving you £-5.56 (N/A%)   |  RRP £4.99


  • The Big Money [DVD]The Big Money | DVD | (03/06/2013) from £4.99   |  Saving you £8.00 (160.32%)   |  RRP £12.99

    1950s British comedy in which a petty criminal attempts to pass some counterfeit notes. After stealing a briefcase of money, Willie Frith (Ian Carmichael) realises the notes are fake. However, in an attempt to win the affections of barmaid Gloria (Belinda Lee) Willie begins spending the money. Meanwhile, the man whose briefcase was stolen is out to seek the culprit...

  • Murder in Soho [DVD]Murder in Soho | DVD | (28/04/2014) from £8.22   |  Saving you £1.77 (17.70%)   |  RRP £9.99

    This cracking Brit-noir crime thriller features relatively early roles for Googie Withers James Hayter future Bond star Bernard Lee and Broadway veteran Jack La Rue who would become familiar to cinemagoers as one of Hollywood's most dependable screen gangsters. Released in Britain in 1939 Murder in Soho is presented here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio. One of the brightest spots in Soho was the Cotton Club run by American Steve Marco. Steve was proud of his club's reputation; it was an excellent 'blind' for more important activities. So when double-crossing Joe Lane threatened to tell the police of Steve's past Joe had to be murdered. Steve was not going to have anyone destroy what had taken years to build... Special Features: Image Gallery Original Script PDF

  • Not Tonight Darling [DVD]Not Tonight Darling | DVD | (10/03/2014) from £14.83   |  Saving you £-1.84 (N/A%)   |  RRP £12.99

    Karen is a beautiful and intelligent housewife, but she's tired of her solicitor spouse and her empty, suburban lifestyle. She is lonely and wants something more. Enter fast-talking businessman Alex. He enters Karen's life, and makes a series of sexual advances towards her. Karen falls in lust with him, and so begins her descent into a world of sex, orgies... and blackmail. This early 1970s erotic thriller stars Luan Peters and infamous sex symbol Fiona Richmond; and features a cameo from t...

  • Ealing Studios Boxset 1Ealing Studios Boxset 1 | DVD | (16/10/2006) from £9.99   |  Saving you £20.00 (66.70%)   |  RRP £29.99

    Kind Hearts and Coronets (Dir. Robert Hamer 1949): Sir Alec Guinness became an international star with his extraordinary performance as eight different characters in this 1949 Ealing Studios classic. Dennis Price (I'm All Right Jack Private Progress) co-stars as Edwardian gentleman Louis Mazzini who plots to avenge his mother's death by seizing the dukedom of the aristocratic d'Ascoyne family. But to gain this inheritance Mazzini must first murder the line of eccentric relatives who stand between him and the title including General d'Ascoyne Admiral d'Ascoyne The Duke of Chalfont Lady Agatha d'Ascoyne and four more all brillantly portrayed by Guinness and leading to one of the most delicious final twists in comedy history. Passport To Pimlico (Dir. Henry Cornelius 1949): An ancient document reveals that London's Pimlico district really belongs to France. And the Pimlico community eager to abandon post-War constraints quickly establish their independence as a ration-free state with hilarious results. Nicholas Nickleby (Dir. Alberto Cavalcanti 1947): The classic Charles Dicken's tale of 'Nicholas Nickleby ' a man who is deprived of his inheritance and travels to seek his fortune with a group of gypsies. Went The Day Well? (Dir. Alberto Cavalcanti 1942): The residents of a British village during WWII welcome a platoon of soldiers only to discover that they're actually Germans!

  • The Pickwick Papers- In Colour! [DVD]The Pickwick Papers- In Colour! | DVD | (05/11/2012) from £12.13   |  Saving you £0.86 (7.09%)   |  RRP £12.99

    An exceedingly lively adaptation of this Dickins' Classic. With a stellar cast of British actors playing some of Dickens' most colourful characters. The Pickwick Club sends Mr. Pickwick and a group of friends to travel across England and to report back on the interesting things they find. In the course of their travels, they repeatedly encounter the friendly but disreputable Mr. Jingle, who becomes a continual source of trouble for all who know him. Pickwick himself is the victim of a number...

  • The Four Sided TriangleThe Four Sided Triangle | DVD | (04/04/2005) from £9.95   |  Saving you £3.04 (30.55%)   |  RRP £12.99

    She lived two amazing lives under his spell! Murray stars as Dr. Bill Leggat who along with his childhood friends Lena and Robin creates a machine that can flawlessly replicate anything be it animate or inanimate. Undermining the trio's professional relationship is the sexual tension that has been brewing for years. Both men are attracted to Lena but on the eve of the public announcement of their invention Lena declares her love for Robin. Devastated Bill decides to clone Len

  • I'm A Stranger [DVD] [1960]I'm A Stranger | DVD | (22/02/2010) from £21.02   |  Saving you £-8.03 (-61.80%)   |  RRP £12.99

    I'm A Stranger

  • Sailors Three / Save A Little Sunshine [DVD]Sailors Three / Save A Little Sunshine | DVD | (19/07/2010) from £12.99   |  Saving you £3.00 (18.80%)   |  RRP £15.99

    Sailors Three / Save A Little Sunshine

  • Limited Edition , Celebrating 200th Birthday Of Charles Dickens- A Dickens Classic Box Set Scrooge- A Christmas Carol & Pickwck Papers in Colour! [DVD]Limited Edition , Celebrating 200th Birthday Of Charles Dickens- A Dickens Classic Box Set Scrooge- A Christmas Carol & Pickwck Papers in Colour! | DVD | (05/11/2012) from £22.93   |  Saving you £-5.94 (N/A%)   |  RRP £16.99

    Titles Comprise: Scrooge: Classic British version of Charles dickens' Christmas tale, starring Alastair Sim. on Christmas eve, a tight-fisted businessman is visited by three ghosts who remind him of the true spirit of Christmas. Pickwick Papers: an exceedingly lively adaptation of this dickins' Classic. With a stellar cast of British actors playing some of dickens' most colourful characters. The Pickwick Club sends mr. Pickwick and a group ...

  • The Pickwick PapersThe Pickwick Papers | DVD | (20/03/2006) from £14.83   |  Saving you £-1.84 (-14.20%)   |  RRP £12.99

    One of Dickens' best loved novels and his first written in 1837 The Pickwick Papers provides a remarkable series of stories that epitomise Victorian England. The Pickwick Club sends Mr. Pickwick and a group of friends to travel across England and to report back on the interesting things they find. In the course of their travels they repeatedly encounter the friendly but disreputable Mr. Jingle who becomes a continual source of trouble for all who know him. Pickwick himself


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