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  • Ealing Studios Rarities Collection: Volume 14 [DVD]Ealing Studios Rarities Collection: Volume 14 | DVD | (25/08/2014) 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 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. LONELY ROAD (1936) On a drunken drive to the coast an ex-naval officer interrupts what he believes to be a smuggling operation and informs Scotland Yard... Black and White / 70 mins / 1.33:1 / Mono / English THE WATER GIPSIES (1932) A.P. Herbert's famous tale about a girl living on a Thames barge and her love for a local artist. Black and White / 74 mins / 1.33:1 / Mono / English THE SIGN OF FOUR (1932) Arthur Wontner stars in the classic Sherlock Holmes mystery in which an ex-convict seeks revenge on a man who failed to honour his word. Black and White / 74 mins / 1.33:1 / Mono / English FEATHER YOUR NEST (1937) Unseen since its original theatrical release this George Formby vehicle stars George as a gramophone record factory worker who creates a hit song. Black and White / 78 mins / 1.33:1 / Mono / English

  • The Ealing Studios Rarities Collection - Volume 12 [DVD]The Ealing Studios Rarities Collection - Volume 12 | DVD | (07/04/2014) 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 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. Three Men In A Boat (1933)An adaptation of Jerome K. Jerome's classic story charting the comic misadventures of three friends - and a dog - as they take a boating holiday on the Thames. Loyalties (1933)The sole Jewish guest at a Society gathering is robbed; when he exposes a fellow guest as the thief he finds the veneer of racial tolerance to be disturbingly thin... The Bailiffs (1932)In one of their earliest films Crazy Gang stars Flanagan and Allen star as a couple of incompetent broker's men who take possession of the wrong house... Laburnum Grove (1936)A respectable suburban householder shocks unwelcome visiting relatives by telling them that he is now a forger working for a criminal gang.

  • Gracie Fields CollectionGracie Fields Collection | DVD | (11/02/2008) from £33.73   |  Saving you £-3.74 (N/A%)   |  RRP £29.99

    This box set features the following films: Love Life and Laughter (Dir. Maurice Elvey) (1934): An impoverished author and a cabaret girl each have their dream of success but are happy to wake to each other and reality. Sing As We Go (Dir. Basil Dean) (1934): When the textile mill closes putting her out of work Gracie finds herself experiencing all of the amusements of Blackpool. Sally In Our Alley (Dir. Maurice Elvey) (1931): A working class girl who waits on tables in a London coffee house sings to the customers to keep them entertained. Looking on The Bright Side (Dir. Graham Cutts / Basil Dean) (1932): Manicurist Fields falls for songwriting hairdresser Dolman whose heart belongs to a gorgeous singer. Queen of Hearts (Dir. Monty Banks) (1936): Gracie Perkins is a seamstress who is mistaken for a wealthy patroness of the arts! Look Up And Laugh (Dir. Basil Dean) (1935): Gracie rallies fellow stall-holders when a department store chain threatens to takeover and demolish their business. The Show Goes On (Dir. Basil Dean) (1937): The rise of British entertainer Graci Fields from humble mill girl to the most popular and highest paid performer in Great Britain during the Depression era is chronicled in this biographical drama.

  • Gracie Fields Collection [DVD]Gracie Fields Collection | DVD | (14/04/2014) from £20.49   |  Saving you £9.50 (46.36%)   |  RRP £29.99

    The Gracie Fields Collection Includes 8 Films: Love Life And Laughter Sing As We Go Sally In Our Alley Looking On The Bright Side Queen Of Hearts Look Up And Laugh The Show Goes On

  • British Musicals of the 1930s Vol. 5 [DVD]British Musicals of the 1930s Vol. 5 | DVD | (01/02/2016) from £6.79   |  Saving you £8.20 (120.77%)   |  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.HAPPY (1934)A young musician invents an anti-theft device for cars, but works as a jazz conductor while waiting for his invention to be successful.Black and White / 77 mins / 1.37:1 / Mono / EnglishINVITATION TO THE WALTZ (1935)London, 1804: as the threat of Napoleonic invasion looms ever closer, a German duke and potential ally of England falls for a pretty ballerina...Black and White / 75 mins / 1.37:1 / Mono / EnglishGLAMOROUS NIGHT (1937)Based on Ivor Novello's hit stage play: an opera singer and her gypsy friends try to rescue their king from the clutches of a would-be dictator.Black and White / 71 mins / 1.37:1 / Mono / EnglishLET'S MAKE A NIGHT OF IT (1937)Unbeknown to each other, a husband and wife acquire separate nightclubs in the same London street; however, both clubs are on the brink of bankruptcy...Black and White / 88 mins / 1.37:1 / Mono / English

  • British Musicals of the 1930s - Volume 1 [DVD]British Musicals of the 1930s - Volume 1 | DVD | (11/11/2013) from £6.79   |  Saving you £8.20 (120.77%)   |  RRP £14.99

    From playful romantic comedies to variety extravaganzas, the British musical films of the 1930s 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 av...

  • Banana Ridge/Aren't Men Beasts [DVD]Banana Ridge/Aren't Men Beasts | DVD | (26/05/2014) from £9.98   |  Saving you £5.00 (62.58%)   |  RRP £12.99

    Aldwych Theatre farceur Robertson Hare and character comedian Alfred Drayton reprise their original stage roles in two classic screen comedies. Both films are brand-new transfers from the original film elements in their as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio. Only one copy of Aren't Men Beasts! is known to exist and its soundtrack is incomplete - for these two mute sections we have included English subtitles. Banana RidgeA screen adaptation of Ben Travers' celebrated and enduring farce - a wonderfully mischievous comedy of disputed paternity and caddishness. On the morning of his son's wedding a mild-mannered dentist is visited by a dark beautiful girl who disarranges her dress and screams for the police! Aren't Men Beasts!Hollywood star June Clyde co-stars in this boisterous comedy caper. two businessmen have the shock of their lives when a woman appears out of their past bearing a 23 year old son - and one of them may be the father!

  • Sally In Our Alley / Looking On The Brightside [DVD]Sally In Our Alley / Looking On The Brightside | DVD | (24/01/2011) from £13.98   |  Saving you £5.00 (45.50%)   |  RRP £15.99

    Titles Comprise: Sally In Our Alley: Waitress Sally Winch (Gracie Fields) believes her soldier boyfriend (Ian Hunter Broadway Melody of 1940) has died in the trenches when his letters cease to arrive. He's actually only been injured however and has stopped writing as he doesn't want to burden Sally. But when he returns home they are reunited again... This bittersweet war romance is the film that made Gracie Fields a star. Her first cinematic outing the film quickly established her onscreen persona as a down-to-earth good natured girl who is unlucky in love. Made in Ealing studios Sally In Our Alley is a ground-breaking gem from the early days of the talkies. Looking On The Brightside: Gracie (Gracie Fields) and Laurie (Richard Dolman) are lovers who together form a musical act. Gracie sings and Laurie writes the songs. But when Laurie gets a taste of fame he runs off after a glamorous actress spurning Gracie. Gracie Fields' second cinematic outing continued her collaboration with producer/ writer Basil Dean at Ealing Studios and was co-written by Archie Pitt Gracie Fields' first husband. The film cements Fields' optimistic persona - with the uplifting title song urging the audience to adopt her glass-half-full outlook no matter what the world throws at them. Full of memorable songs and a vintage Fields performance Looking On The Bright Side is a joy from beginning to end.

  • The Classic Sherlock Holmes - Vol. 2The Classic Sherlock Holmes - Vol. 2 | DVD | (06/06/2006) from £10.78   |  Saving you £-0.79 (-7.90%)   |  RRP £9.99

    Consisting of 9 Classic Sherlock Holmes films spread over 3 discs with performances from some of the best actors to have ever played the super sleuth. Titles included are: Disc 1: Sherlock Holmes And The Secret Weapon (Rathbone) / Terror By Night (Rathbone) / Dressed To Kill (Rathbone) Disc 2: Woman In Green (Rathbone) / The Speckled Band (Massey) / A Study In Scarlet (Owen) Disc 3: Silver Blaze (Wontner) / The Sign Of Four (Wontner) / The Triumph Of Sherlock

  • Sherlock Holmes - The Sign Of FourSherlock Holmes - The Sign Of Four | DVD | (31/07/2006) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £9.99

    This riveting mystery is a ""whodunit"" at its best. The legendary British sleuth Sherlock Holmes accompanied by his loyal sidekick Watson become wrapped up in yet another jewel-centered mystery when a beautiful young woman finds herself the surprised recipient of the world's second largest diamond. The master detective is summoned to figure out just who sent her the jewel and why.

  • Sherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band / The Sign Of FourSherlock Holmes: The Speckled Band / The Sign Of Four | DVD | (06/11/2006) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £15.99

    The Speckled Band (Dir. Jack Raymond 1931): Helen Stoner becomes concerned when she hears a mysterious whistle - a sound her sister complained about right before her death. Sounds like a case of Holmes (Raymond Massey) and Watson (Athole Stewart). The Sign Of Four (Dir. Graham Cutts 1932): In this classic murder-mystery an escaped killer embarks on a ruthless quest to track down a missing treasure as well as the man who cheated him out of it.

  • 3 Classic Sherlock Holmes Films Of The Silver Screen - Vol. 33 Classic Sherlock Holmes Films Of The Silver Screen - Vol. 3 | DVD | (06/11/2006) from £4.03   |  Saving you £0.96 (23.82%)   |  RRP £4.99

    Silver Blaze (Dir. Thomas Bentley 1937): Over-worked and tired Sherlock Holmes agrees to accept an invitation to stay with Sir Henry Baskerville at his estate. Once Holmes and Watson arrive they are informed that at a nearby stable Sliver Blaze a racehorse favored to win an upcoming track event has been stolen and his trainer killed. When Baskerville's future son-in-law falls under suspicion Holmes takes the case. Believing that his archenemy Moriarty lies behind the c

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