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  • Hammer House Of Horror - Complete [1980]Hammer House Of Horror - Complete | DVD | (14/10/2002) from £11.29   |  Saving you £-1.30 (N/A%)   |  RRP £9.99

    This British anthology series produced by England's leading exporters of horror films told tales of haunted houses demons ghosts and other supernatural wonders... Includes all 13 episodes across 4 discs: The House That Bled To Death The Silent Scream The Two Faces of Evil The Mark of Satan Witching Time Visitor From The Grave Rude Awakening Charlie Boy Children of the Full Moon The Thirteenth Reunion The Carpathian Eagle Guardian of the Abyss Growing Pains.

  • A Town Like Alice [DVD]A Town Like Alice | DVD | (17/04/2019) from £6.99   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    Although made in 1956, A Town Like Alice has remained enduringly effective and affecting. Based on Nevil Shute's novel the story revolves around a romance set against the unlikely backdrop of a forced march through the jungles of Malaysia by British prisoners--mostly women and children--captured by the invading forces of Japan. The title is a reference to the homesick yearnings of Australian soldier Joe Harman, played by Peter Finch. He forms a bond with one of the female prisoners, Jean Paget (Virginia McKenna), and their travails are depicted with a remarkable subtlety and commendable lack of corniness. It's a minor classic. On the DVD: The black-and-white picture is presented in 4:3 format, with English subtitles if required. Extra features include a 25-minute "making of" documentary, a collection of behind-the-scenes photographs, potted biographies of the cast and crew and the original trailer. --Andrew Mueller

  • Father Brown [DVD] [1954]Father Brown | DVD | (02/03/2009) from £5.38   |  Saving you £4.61 (85.69%)   |  RRP £9.99

    Alec Guinness stars as G.K. Chestertons legendary detective Father Brown in this splendid comedy thriller directed by Robert Hamer (Kind Hearts and Coronets). When Father Brown hears that Flambeau (Peter Finch), an international art thief, is planning to steal a priceless cross once owned by Saint Augustine during its transportation to Rome, he is delighted at the opportunity to match wits with a criminal of such repute. However, Flabeau outwits Father Brown on their first encounter deep in the catacombs of Paris and vanishes with the relic. Now, the amateur sleuth must somehow lure the master criminal out of hiding, recover the cross and sace Flambeaus immortal soul into the bargain... Based on the first Father Brown story, The Blue Cross, and boasting a superb supporting cast including Joan Greenwood, Bernard Lee and Sidney James, Father Brown is a true British film classic

  • Sunday Bloody Sunday (Blu-ray)Sunday Bloody Sunday (Blu-ray) | Blu Ray | (16/03/2020) from £7.59   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    Peter Finch and Glenda Jackson star in John Schlesinger's piercing and brilliantly observed suburban drama. A recent divorcée (Jackson) and middle-aged Jewish doctor (Finch) find themselves embroiled in a progressive love triangle with a bisexual artist (Murray Head). Both discover a new freedom with their young lover, as they confront the convention and obstacles that have defined their lives. An exploration of middle-class life and permissiveness in 1970s London, its depiction of homosexuality changed the landscape of LGBTQ+ representation on screen. Featuring outstanding BAFTA-winning performances by Finch and Jackson, Sunday Bloody Sunday is a tender and complex view on the politics of love, lust and longing. Special Features: Presentation in High Definition The Pacemakers: Glenda Jackson (1971, 14 mins): a documentary profile of the actress Glenda Jackson, including footage of the actress performing on the set of Sunday Bloody Sunday **FIRST PRESSING ONLY** Fully illustrated booklet with new writing on the film and full film credits Other extras TBC

  • The Flight of the Phoenix (1965) (Masters of Cinema) (Blu-ray)The Flight of the Phoenix (1965) (Masters of Cinema) (Blu-ray) | Blu Ray | (12/09/2016) from £9.99   |  Saving you £8.00 (80.08%)   |  RRP £17.99

    Eureka Entertainment to release THE FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX, Robert Aldrich's all time classic thriller starting James Stewart, Richard Attenborough and an international cast, as part of the Masters of Cinemas Series on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK on 12 September 2016. One of Hollywood's toughest and most idiosyncratic filmmakers, Robert Aldrich has on of his greatest and most cherished popular successes with the thrilling adventure classic The Flight of the Phoenix, headlined by an all-star cast including James Stewart, Richard Attenborough , Peter Finch, Ernest Borgnine and Hardy Kruger. A cargo plane carrying an assortment of oilmen and military personnel crashes in the Sahara Desert during a sandstorm. Realising they're too far off course to be found and rescued before food and water runs out, their only hope is to attempt to rebuild the aircraft amidst the unforgiving environment. An engrossing mix of intensely physical filmmaking an marvellous character turns across the board, The Flight of the Phoenix is a vivid chronicle of men pressure, with unsettling questions about the nature of leadership. The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present a new Blu-ray special edition of the film.

  • The Heart Of The MatterThe Heart Of The Matter | DVD | (25/09/2006) from £7.49   |  Saving you £8.50 (53.20%)   |  RRP £15.99

    Adapted from Graham Greene's novel Trevor Howard stars as Harry Scobie an assistant police commisioner working in Sierra Leone during WWII. Harry finds himself drawn to Helen a survivor of a U-boat attack and whilst the cat is away he decides that he can no longer stay married. However as his Catholic union threatens the outcome of both relationships Harry soon convinces himself that desperate measures need to be taken....

  • Battle Of The River Plate [1956]Battle Of The River Plate | DVD | (17/04/2019) from £4.99   |  Saving you £8.00 (160.32%)   |  RRP £12.99

    It is the early years of World War II and the Royal Navy must fight a desperate battle to stop Germany's best battleship, the Admiral Graf Spee, from sailing to the South Atlantic.

  • The Ealing Studios Rarities Collection - Volume 5 [DVD]The Ealing Studios Rarities Collection - Volume 5 | DVD | (05/08/2013) 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 Studios Rarities Collection redresses this imbalance. Featuring new transfe...

  • Death On The Nile [Blu-ray]Death On The Nile | Blu Ray | (23/10/2017) from £12.09   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    A visually sumptuous and quintessentially British production, Death on the Nile won an Oscar® for Anthony Powell's costume design and introduced Peter Ustinov in his first portrayal as the Belgian detective Poirot. Abroad a luxury Nile steamer a mystery assassin takes the life of an heiress. EXTRAS Making Of Interview with costume designer Anthony Powell Interview with Dame Angela Lansbury Interview with producer Richard Goodwin Behind the scenes stills gallery Costume designs stills gallery

  • Far From the Madding Crowd [Blu-ray] [1967]Far From the Madding Crowd | Blu Ray | (01/06/2015) from £4.99   |  Saving you £20.00 (668.90%)   |  RRP £22.99

    Headstrong and passionate Bathsheba Everdene (Julie Christie) unexpectedly inherits a large farm in rural Dorset. Struggling to manage the farm herself she captivates the hearts and minds of three very different men: an honest and hardworking sheep farmer (Alan Bates) a wealthy but tortured landowner (Peter Finch) and a reckless and violent swordsman (Terence Stamp). But as emotions become entangled free spirited and innocent folly soon leads to devastating tragedy. The restoration process of Far From the Madding Crowd was overseen by the film’s cinematographer and acclaimed director Nicolas Roeg. The Digital Film restoration was funded by STUDIOCANAL in collaboration the BFI’s Unlocking Film Heritage programme Awarding funds from the National Lottery.

  • The Pumpkin Eater - Limited Edition Blu-Ray [Region Free]The Pumpkin Eater - Limited Edition Blu-Ray | Blu Ray | (04/12/2017) from £17.39   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    Anne Bancroft delivers a towering performance as a deeply troubled and tormented wife in this sharply observed portrait of a woman and a marriage in crisis. Directed by Jack Clayton Room at the Top, The Innocents with a screenplay by Harold Pinter The Birthday Party based on the acclaimed novel by Penelope Mortimer, this spellbinding film boasts sublime cinematography by the great Oswald Morris (Look Back in Anger, Fragment of Fear, a wonderful score by Georges Delerue>Le Mépri) and outstanding supporting performances from James Mason (The Deadly Affair), Maggie Smith California Suite and Yootha Joyce Fanatic, Fragment of Fear. Indicator Limited Edition Special Features: High Definition remaster Original mono audio Audio commentary with author and film historian Neil Sinyard (2017) Jeremy Mortimer on Penelope Mortimer (2017): a personal remembrance by the author's son Original theatrical trailer Image gallery: on-set and promotional photography New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing Limited edition exclusive booklet with a new essay by British-film expert Melanie Williams, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and historic articles World premiere on Blu-ray Limited Edition of 3,000 copies

  • Powell & Pressburger BoxsetPowell & Pressburger Boxset | DVD | (20/11/2006) from £24.99   |  Saving you £-1.05 (N/A%)   |  RRP £23.94

    This box set features a collection of Powell And Pressburger finest films. Includes: 1. The Tales of Hoffman (1951) 2. Black Narcisus (1946) 3. A Matter of Life & Death (1946) 4. The Life & Death of Colonel Blimp (1943) 5. A Canterbury Tale (1944) 6. I Know Where I am Going (1945) 7. 49th Parallel (1941) 8. The Battle of the River Plate (1956) 9. Ill Met By Moonlight (1957) 10. They're A Weird Mob (1966) 11. The Red Shoes (1948)

  • Operation Amsterdam [DVD]Operation Amsterdam | DVD | (29/08/2011) from £5.89   |  Saving you £7.10 (54.70%)   |  RRP £12.99

    First time on DVD! The best kept secret of WWII! One of the covert operations at the beginning of World War II is enacted in this fast-paced thriller about a government-approved diamond heist. A Major from the British army (Tony Britton) joins up with a Dutch diamond expert (Alexander Knox) and another adventurous Dutchman (Peter Finch) to steal a fortune in diamonds from a bank vault in Amsterdam before the Nazis completely close off the city. The trio are launched under the covering fire of a British battleship in the harbour and then chauffeured into Amsterdam by Anna (Eva Bartok), one of many people they encounter who could be either friend or foe. There is no time to waste in emptying the bank vault because it is estimated that the city will be overrun by the Nazi army in just fourteen hours. Meanwhile, the war is intensifying all around them, and the Nazi soldiers already on patrol are a continual threat. Starring Peter Finch (A Town Like Alice), & Eva Bartok (The Crimson Pirate) Based on a true story and the adapted from the book Adventure in Diamonds by David E Walker

  • Great British Movies - WWII [DVD]Great British Movies - WWII | DVD | (01/10/2012) from £12.99   |  Saving you £7.00 (53.89%)   |  RRP £19.99

    Operation Amsterdam One of the covert operations at the beginning of World War II is enacted in this fast-paced thriller about a government-approved diamond heist. A Major from the British army (Tony Britton) joins up with a Dutch diamond expert (Alexander Knox) and another adventurous Dutchman (Peter Finch) to steal a fortune in diamonds from a bank vault in Amsterdam. There is no time to waste as it is estimated that the city will be overrun by the Nazi army in just fourteen hours. ...

  • Death On The Nile [DVD]Death On The Nile | DVD | (23/10/2017) from £11.49   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    A visually sumptuous and quintessentially British production, Death on the Nile won an Oscar® for Anthony Powell's costume design and introduced Peter Ustinov in his first portrayal as the Belgian detective Poirot. Abroad a luxury Nile steamer a mystery assassin takes the life of an heiress. EXTRAS Making Of Interview with costume designer Anthony Powell Interview with Dame Angela Lansbury Interview with producer Richard Goodwin Behind the scenes stills gallery Costume designs stills gallery

  • Julie Christie CollectionJulie Christie Collection | DVD | (12/03/2007) from £16.49   |  Saving you £18.50 (52.90%)   |  RRP £34.99

    The divine Julie Christie brings her glamorous presence to this superb box set containing 5 of her finest films. Featuring: 1. The Go-Between (1970) 2. Billy Liar (1963) 3. Far From The Madding Crowd (1967) 4. Don't Look Now (1973) 5. Darling (1965)

  • A Town Like Alice [Blu-ray]A Town Like Alice | Blu Ray | (06/03/2017) from £6.39   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    Although made in 1956, A Town Like Alice has remained enduringly effective and affecting. Based on Nevil Shute's novel the story revolves around a romance set against the unlikely backdrop of a forced march through the jungles of Malaysia by British prisoners--mostly women and children--captured by the invading forces of Japan. The title is a reference to the homesick yearnings of Australian soldier Joe Harman, played by Peter Finch. He forms a bond with one of the female prisoners, Jean Paget (Virginia McKenna), and their travails are depicted with a remarkable subtlety and commendable lack of corniness. It's a minor classic. On the DVD: The black-and-white picture is presented in 4:3 format, with English subtitles if required. Extra features include a 25-minute "making of" documentary, a collection of behind-the-scenes photographs, potted biographies of the cast and crew and the original trailer. --Andrew Mueller

  • Far From the Madding Crowd [DVD] [1967]Far From the Madding Crowd | DVD | (01/06/2015) from £9.99   |  Saving you £10.00 (125.16%)   |  RRP £17.99

    Headstrong and passionate Bathsheba Everdene (Julie Christie) unexpectedly inherits a large farm in rural Dorset. Struggling to manage the farm herself, she captivates the hearts and minds of three very different men: an honest and hardworking sheep farmer (Alan Bates), a wealthy but tortured landowner (Peter Finch), and a reckless and violent swordsman (Terence Stamp). But as emotions become entangled, free spirited and innocent folly soon leads to devastating tragedy. The restoration process of Far From the Madding Crowd was overseen by the film's cinematographer and acclaimed director, Nicolas Roeg. The Digital Film restoration was funded by STUDIOCANAL in collaboration the BFI's Unlocking Film Heritage programme, Awarding funds from the National Lottery. Extras: New Interview with Terence Stamp New Interview with Frederic Raphael New Interview with Nic Roeg New featurette Devizes, then and now Original Location featurette

  • The Flight Of The Phoenix [1965]The Flight Of The Phoenix | DVD | (17/04/2019) from £6.99   |  Saving you £6.00 (46.20%)   |  RRP £12.99

    In a gripping tale of courage resourcefulness and determination the consequences of a plane crash strip bare the morals of the survivors. The pilot of the doomed aircraft Frank Towns (James Stewart) is an aviator of the old school used to seat-of-the-pants flying distrustful of new technology. With his navigator Lew Moran (Richard Attenborough) he is piloting a cargo-cum-passenger plane high above the Arabian desert when a powerful sandstorm rises from below. Trusting his instincts Frank decides to fly through and above the storm; a risky move which leads to the starboard engine overheating and catching fire shortly followed by the demise of the port engine. Without power the plane begins a long dive towards the ground a sequence memorably intercut with the opening credits before impacting messily. Staggering from the wreckage the living find themselves deep within the Arabian desert far off their original flight plan and with little hope of rescue. Two of their number were killed instantly while a third (a young oil-worker) has been gravely wounded - right from this beginning the crosses of the dead loom over those left alive. Frank blames himself bitterly for this tragedy (correctly so from an objective perspective) but still tries to exert some authority over the rabble and provide reassurance. Since they have enough water for about ten days according to Dr.Renaud (Christian Marquand) and plenty of dates as food Frank and Lew spin the yarn that they will surely be found by search aircraft. Meanwhile a pecking order emerges among the men (a mix of oil-workers soldiers technical personnel and the aircrew) with the more learned/respected exerting control over the manual workers. As time passes the situation becomes increasingly bleak and Captain Harris (Peter Finch) decides to march to the nearest oasis with Sgt.Watson (Ronald Fraser) who is less than keen on the idea. In fact Sgt.Watson manages to fake a sprained ankle just to get out of the desert trip (a move symptomatic of his hatred of the military) and his superior leaves with another passenger. Unfortunately another survivor Trucker Cobb (Ernest Borgnine) is so deranged that he staggers after the departed pair. Frank is still so wracked with guilt that he goes after Cobb risking his own life in the brutal midday heat and fails once again in his task. Just when the situation looks irretrievably lost Heinrich Dorfmann (Hardy Kruger) comes up with an audacious idea - why not build a smaller plane from the debris of the first? Initially he is ridiculed both for being German and for having such a crackpot scheme but attitudes change slightly when he reveals that he is actually an aircraft designer. Once again there is hope no matter how slim that they won't become vulture food - just as long as the struggle for control between Frank and Heinrich doesn't destroy the entire enterprise...

  • The Nun's Story [1958]The Nun's Story | DVD | (17/04/2019) from £5.99   |  Saving you £10.00 (62.50%)   |  RRP £15.99

    Based on Kathryn C. Hulme's best selling novel The Nun's Story is an unforgettable revelation of the seldom-seen world behind convent walls. Audrey Hepburn portrays Sister Luke a nun whose life journey leads her to a much desired position as a surgical nurse in a Belgian Congo missionary hospital but who is tortured by self-doubt. After she returns to her native Belgium World War II breaks out and she finds her commitment seriously tested; torn between the pull of the Resistance and the church's neutrality. Directed by four-time Academy Award winner Fred Zinnemann The Nun's Story earned eight Oscar'' nominations including Best Picture Best Director and Best Actress.

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