• Main title from The Shop at Sly Corner (1947) (3). By Edward Percy
  • Main title from The Lady with a Lamp (1951) (2)
  • Main title from Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines (1965)
  • Main title from Jamaica Inn (1939) (3)
  • Main title from Young Sherlock Holmes (1985) (2)
  • Main title from Noose for a Lady (1953) (3). From the novel by Gerald Vernier. An Insignia Films Production. Western Electric recording

Silver Sirens

The Golden Age of British Film and Theatre

British cinema during the 1940s enjoyed a golden age as wartime film-makers found a new freedom to reflect the national mood, producing works of unparalleled ambition and boldness. Audiences turned to Ealing comedy films, escapist Gainsborough melodrama and World War II propaganda.
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Recent Pictures

Main title from Tomorrow We Live (1943) (1). Copyright MCMXLII by British Aviation Pictures Ltd
Tomorrow We Live
Tomorrow We Live (1943) opening credits (1)
Main title from A Place to Go (1964) (4). From the novel ‘Bethnal Green’ by Michael Fisher/ Copyright MCMLXIII Excalibur Films Limited. All rights reserved
A Place to Go
A Place to Go (1964) opening credits (4)
Main title from the 1983 episode of Rumpole of the Bailey (1978-1992), Rumpole and the Sporting Life (1983) opening credits
Rumpole of the Bailey
Rumpole of the Bailey | Sporting Life (1983) opening credits
Main title from Rumpole of the Bailey (1978-1992)
Rumpole of the Bailey
Rumpole of the Bailey (1978-1992) opening credits
Main title from Bottoms Up (1960) (4)
Bottoms Up
Bottoms Up (1960) opening credits (4)
Main title from The Flying Squad (1940) (2). Edgar Wallace’s The Flying Squad with Phyllis Brooks and Sebastian Shaw
The Flying Squad
The Flying Squad (1940) opening credits (2)
Main title from Curtain Up (1952) (3). Robert Morley Margaret Rutherford in ‘Curtain Up’
Curtain Up
Curtain Up (1952) opening credits (3)
Main title from David Copperfield (1970) (3)
David Copperfield
David Copperfield (1970) opening credits (3)
Main title from The Goose Steps Out (1942) (10). Associated British Film Distributors (A.B.F.D.)
The Goose Steps Out
The Goose Steps Out (1942) opening credits (10)
Main title from The Goose Steps Out (1942) (9). Directed by Basil Dearden and Will Hay
The Goose Steps Out
The Goose Steps Out (1942) opening credits (9)
Main title from The Goose Steps Out (1942) (8). Produced by Michael Balcon
The Goose Steps Out
The Goose Steps Out (1942) opening credits (8)
Main title from The Goose Steps Out (1942) (7)
The Goose Steps Out
The Goose Steps Out (1942) opening credits (7)
Main title from The Goose Steps Out (1942) (6)
The Goose Steps Out
The Goose Steps Out (1942) opening credits (6)
Main title from The Goose Steps Out (1942) (5). Peter Croft Anne Firth, Leslie Harcourt, Jeremy Hawk, Raymond Lovell, Aubrey Mallalieu
The Goose Steps Out
The Goose Steps Out (1942) opening credits (5)
Main title from The Goose Steps Out (1942) (4). With Frank Pettingell Julien Mitchell and Charles Hawtrey
The Goose Steps Out
The Goose Steps Out (1942) opening credits (4)

Recent DVD and Blu-ray Releases


Green for Danger (1947) [Blu-ray]
Green for Danger Blu-ray from Network and the British Film [2019]. Alastair Sim and Sally Gray

Released:
28th October, 2019
Price: £11.50

A mysterious murderer strikes on the operating table at a wartime emergency hospital.
Featuring: Green for Danger (1947).

Green for Danger (1947) [DVD]
Green for Danger DVD from Network and the British Film [2019]. Alastair Sim and Sally Gray

Released:
28th October, 2019
Price: £9.00

A mysterious murderer strikes on the operating table at a wartime emergency hospital.
Featuring: Green for Danger (1947).

The Reckless Moment (1949) [Blu-ray]
The Reckless Moment Blu-ray cover from Powerhouse.  James Mason Joan Bennett.  Directed by Max Ophuls.  Indicator

Released:
22nd April, 2019
Price: £16.54
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A woman accidentally kills her daughter’s would-be seducer, and is then trailed by a blackmailer.
Featuring: The Reckless Moment (1949).

The Cracksman (1963) [DVD]
The Cracksman DVD from Network and the British Film

Released:
17th April, 2019
Price: £5.99
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A master locksmith becomes the unwitting dupe of a gang of safe-crackers.
Featuring: The Cracksman (1963).

The Smallest Show on Earth (1957) [DVD]
The Smallest Show on Earth DVD from Network and The British Film

Released:
11th March, 2019
Price: £9.99
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Two young marrieds inherit a decayed cinema and make it pay.
Featuring: The Smallest Show on Earth (1957).

Justice - The Complete Series (1971-74) [DVD]
Justice – The Complete Series – DVD from Network.  Photo montage cover featuring Margaret Lockwood, Anthony Valentine and John Stone; the jury look on in the background

Released:
6th August, 2018
Price: £59.18
Buy Justice - The Complete Series from Amazon.co.uk

Featuring: Justice is a Woman (1969), Justice (1971-74).

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