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  • Ealing Studios Rarities Collection: Volume 11 [DVD]Ealing Studios Rarities Collection: Volume 11 | DVD | (03/03/2014) from £6.79   |  Saving you £8.20 (120.77%)   |  RRP £14.99

    A global byword for cinematic quality of a quintessentially British nature, Ealing Studios made more than 150 films over a three decade period. A cherished and significant part of British film history, only selected films from both the Ealing and Associated Talking Pictures strands have previously been made available on home video format - with some remaining unseen since their original theatrical release. The Ealing Rarities Collection redresses this imbalance - featuring new transfe...

  • Ealing Studios Rarities Collection: Volume 13 [DVD]Ealing Studios Rarities Collection: Volume 13 | DVD | (19/05/2014) from £6.39   |  Saving you £8.60 (134.59%)   |  RRP £14.99

    A global byword for cinematic quality of a quintessentially British nature Ealing Studios made more than 150 films over a three decade period. A cherished and significant part of British film history only selected films from both the Ealing and Associated Talking Pictures strands have previously been made available on home video format - with some remaining unseen since their original theatrical release. The Ealing Rarities Collection redresses this imbalance - featuring new transfers from the best available elements in their correct aspect ratio this multi-volume collection showcases a range of scarce films from both Basil Dean's and Michael Balcon's tenure as studio head making them available once more to the general public. IT HAPPENED IN PARIS (1935) Whilst looking for artistic inspiration in Paris a millionaire's son falls for a beautiful girl. Romantic complications arise when he feigns poverty in order to win her love. Black and White / 66 mins / 1.33:1 / Mono / English AUTUMN CROCUS (1934) In his final film role Ivor Novello plays the married owner of a Tyrolean inn; Fay Compton is the holidaying schoolteacher who falls hopelessly in love with him. Black and White / 80 mins / 1.33:1 / Mono / English THE DICTATOR (1935) A drama depicting the stormy marriage of King Christian VII and his English consort Caroline Matilda and the Queen's tragic affair with the royal physician Struensee. Black and White / 82 mins / 1.33:1 / Mono / English SECRET LIVES (1937) A powerful World War I drama tracing the life of a German-born woman who is trained by the French as a spy but pays a heavy price for her apparent freedom. Black and White / 78 mins / 1.33:1 / Mono / English

  • The Ealing Studios Rarities Collection - Volume 8 [DVD]The Ealing Studios Rarities Collection - Volume 8 | DVD | (04/11/2013) from £8.49   |  Saving you £6.50 (43.40%)   |  RRP £14.99

    A global byword for cinematic quality of a quintessentially British nature, Ealing Studios made more than 150 films over a three decade period. A cherished and significant part of British film history, only selected films from both the Ealing and Associated Talking Pictures strands have previously been made available on home video format - with some remaining unseen since their original theatrical release. The Ealing Rarities Collection redresses this imbalance - featuring new transfers from...

  • Sabotage [Blu-ray]Sabotage | Blu Ray | (01/06/2015) from £8.95   |  Saving you £6.04 (67.49%)   |  RRP £14.99

    Celebrated for the macabre tour-de-force plots and sublime twist endings that would come to define the very genre of suspense Alfred Hitchcock is one of cinema's greatest auteurs his career spanning six decades and over sixty films. Based on Joseph Conrad's The Secret Agent and starring Oscar Homolka and Sylvia Sidney Sabotage is one of Hitchcock's most significant pre-war British films. Featured here in a High Definition transfer from original film elements this classic early thriller has never looked better. Karl Verloc manager of a London cinema is secretly involved with a gang of European saboteurs who are plotting a massive bomb attack in Piccadilly Circus. With the police already suspicious of Verloc they place an undercover detective on his trail – can he bring the saboteurs to justice before they perpetrate their outrage on London? Special Features: Introduction by Charles Barr On Location featurette introduced by Robert Powell Image gallery

  • Small Hotel [DVD]Small Hotel | DVD | (03/08/2015) from £6.39   |  Saving you £3.60 (56.34%)   |  RRP £9.99

    In his penultimate film Gordon Harker heads a strong cast in a charming comedy charting the battle between the staff of a none-too-prosperous hotel and a supervisor eager to make some unpopular changes. Co-starring Marie Lohr John Loder and Billie Whitelaw Small Hotel is featured here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements. The dining room of the Jolly Fiddler has long been presided over by Albert an aged but very shrewd waiter. A past master of the gentle art of fiddling he extracts the maximum profit from his job while managing to endear himself to both the customers and staff. Then there's a visit from Mr Finch. He thinks it's time Albert was replaced... Features: Original Theatrical Trailer

  • British Musicals of the 1930s: Volume 3 [DVD]British Musicals of the 1930s: Volume 3 | DVD | (12/01/2015) from £7.39   |  Saving you £7.60 (102.84%)   |  RRP £14.99

    From playful romantic comedies to variety extravaganzas, the pre-war British musical films offered audiences a source of much-needed escapism throughout the decade haunted by the Great Depression and the growing menace of war. Often adapting much-loved hits of the music hall as well as serving as vehicles for the era's composers, performers and band leaders, they showcased home-grown talent alongside some of Hollywood's most bankable stars.This ongoing, multi-volume collection makes available a wealth of rare gems from the very earliest days of the British talkies, many of which have remained unseen since their original release; each film is presented uncut, in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio.FOR THE LOVE OF MIKE (1932)A useless secretary and his private detective friend try to help an heiress from being swindled by her guardian.FACING THE MUSIC (1933)A joyful medley of farce, romance, song and slapstick starring Stanley Lupino as an impressionable youth whose pursuit of an opera singer's niece lands him in trouble!MY SONG GOES ROUND THE WORLD (1934)Set in Venice, the touching and sometimes comic story of a diminutive tenor who falls in love whilst striving for success.HEART'S DESIRE (1935)Richard Tauber, the great Austrian tenor, features in the story of a singing peasant from a Vienna beer-garden who conquers London, but at a cost...

  • The Man Who Changed His Mind [DVD]The Man Who Changed His Mind | DVD | (11/06/2012) from £6.49   |  Saving you £6.50 (100.15%)   |  RRP £12.99

    Directed by Robert Stevenson (Mary Poppins!) and staring Boris Karloff as Dr Laurience, this old-school British Sci-Fi/Horror film from 1936 is a hidden treasure.Laurience is a once-respectable scientist, who begins to research the origin of the mind. The science community rejects him, and he risks losing everything for which he has worked. He begins to use his discoveries to save his research and further his own causes, thereby becoming... a Mad Scientist, almost unstoppable...

  • How Green Was My Valley [1941]How Green Was My Valley | DVD | (18/02/2002) from £17.97   |  Saving you £-8.99 (N/A%)   |  RRP £5.99

  • Ourselves Alone [DVD]Ourselves Alone | DVD | (25/04/2016) from £7.98   |  Saving you £4.00 (66.78%)   |  RRP £9.99

    One of the most significant films ever made about the Troubles in Ireland, Ourselves Alone is a powerful story of love and conflicting loyalties set against the battle for Ireland's independence. It is featured here in a brand-new transfer from original film elements.Co-directed by Belfast-born Brian Desmond Hurst one of the twentieth century's most prolific and acclaimed directors Ourselves Alone (a translation of 'Sinn Fein') was banned in Northern Ireland on its release in 1936, but with sympathetic performances from a strong cast the focus remains firmly on the human cost of conflict in uncertain times.1921: as nationalists battle with loyalist police and British Black and Tans, a young girl finds herself under terrible pressures; she is torn between loyalty to her brother, an IRA leader, her lover, a police inspector, and his rival, a British Army captain...SPECIAL FEATURES:[] Image gallery[] Commemorative booklet by Allan Esler Smith

  • Sabotage [1936]Sabotage | DVD | (18/08/2008) from £4.99   |  Saving you £1.00 (20.04%)   |  RRP £5.99

    An innocent boy becomes the innocent victim of a foreign agitator when he unwittingly carries a bomb aboard a busy bus...

  • You Made Me Love You [DVD]You Made Me Love You | DVD | (21/09/2015) from £6.73   |  Saving you £3.26 (48.44%)   |  RRP £9.99

    Monkey business abounds in this spirited musical comedy updating Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew to 1930s London, with Stanley Lupino as the young man attempting to tame his formidably feisty bride leading Hollywood comedienne Thelma Todd. You Made Me Love You is featured in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements, in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio. Encountering a captivatingly beautiful young woman in a traffic jam, besotted songwriter Tom Daly is inspired to pen a successful new song, 'What's Her Name?' When Tom tracks down his mystery blonde he finds she's none other Pamela Berne, a horribly spoilt, fear-inspiring heiress who remains violently opposed to the idea of marriage!

  • Java Head / Tiger Bay [DVD]Java Head / Tiger Bay | DVD | (20/06/2011) from £20.23   |  Saving you £-4.24 (N/A%)   |  RRP £15.99

    Titles Comprise: Java Head: The port city of Bristol England in the 1800s is home to Java Head a sailing ship line company. The owner has two sons. One a handsome seafarer is in love with a local girl but cannot marry her due to a long-running feud between their fathers. After a lengthy voyage he returns with a very exotic noble Chinese wife which scandalizes the conservative town. His other son a landlubber seeks to convert to steamships to the disgust of his father. Even worse he is secretly dealing in contraband. Tiger Bay: A young Englishman abroad Michael visits the local low-life spot of Tiger Bay to test his assertion that the spirit of human romance survives even in the most unpromising of circumstances. He intervenes when a local criminal protection racketeer targets a Chinese nightclub and falls in love with the owner's young English foster-sister. But Olaf's gang have only just started their campaign against Lui Chang the cultured elegant woman who owns the premises... and she is determined not to be intimidated or driven out of business under any circumstances...

  • Love, Life & Laughter [Blu-ray]Love, Life & Laughter | Blu Ray | (23/03/2020) from £17.85   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    Beloved by the British public for her string of hit pre-war films, Gracie Fields' Lancastrian earthiness, impish humour and memorable songs have endeared her to many generations of fans. Love, Life & Laughter sees Gracie starring opposite '30s leading man John Loder in this decidedly working class spin on a Ruritanian romance. It is presented here as a brand-new High Definition remaster from original film elements in its original theatrical aspect ratio. Publican's daughter Nellie catches a handsome stranger's eye whilst impersonating Nell Gwyn at a charity pageant. This is no ordinary admirer, however, but the Crown Prince of Granau - who is so enamoured with Nellie's charms that he's compelled to break off his engagement and desert his fiancée. Special Feature: Image gallery

  • Owd Bob [DVD]Owd Bob | DVD | (16/05/2011) from £17.53   |  Saving you £-4.54 (-34.90%)   |  RRP £12.99

    Starring some of Britain's best-loved actors (and some brilliant canine performers) Owd Bob is a delightful tale of love and rivalry on the Cumbrian hills. When farmer David Moore (John Loder) settles in Cumbria he receives a warm welcome from all his neighbours but one; Adam McAdam (Will Fyffe) is a cantankerous old grump. David wants to make peace especially when he falls in love with McAdam's daughter Jeannie (Margaret Lockwood) but the old man has other things on his mind. McAdam's pride and joy his dog Black Wull has been accused of killing sheep not that McAdam cares: he's only bothered about winning the sheepdog trials he's won for two years running. But David has also entered the competition. What's more his dog Owd Bob is strongly favoured...

  • 39 Steps/Sabotage39 Steps/Sabotage | DVD | (19/01/2009) from £17.53   |  Saving you £-14.54 (-486.30%)   |  RRP £2.99

    The 39 Steps Alfred Hitchcock considered The 39 Steps to be one of his favourite films partly because it launched his classic theme of the innocent man on the run from villains and lawmen. Robert Donat stars as Richard Hannay in this freely adapted version of John Buchan's story. Despite repeated remakes Hitchcock's riveting original remains unequalled. Sabotage: An innocent boy becomes the innocent victim of a foreign agitator when he unwittingly carries a bomb aboard a busy bus...

  • SabotageSabotage | DVD | (26/07/2004) from £6.94   |  Saving you £-0.95 (-15.90%)   |  RRP £5.99

    An innocent boy becomes the innocent victim of a foreign agitator when he unwittingly carries a bomb aboard a busy bus....

  • King Solomon's MinesKing Solomon's Mines | DVD | (13/03/2006) from £5.65   |  Saving you £4.34 (43.40%)   |  RRP £9.99

    A group of daring explorers led by Allan Quartermain (Cedric Hardwicke) searches the African continent for the lost diamond mines of Solomon in this adaptation of the oft-filmed novel by H. Rider Haggard. Paul Robeson co-stars as the party's guide through the wilderness who occasionally bursts into song.

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