The Golden Age of British Cinema
By Richard Williams. Updated: 21st February, 2015.
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 melodrama - often from Gainsborough Pictures - and World War II propaganda.
Charles (Griffith Jones) pours champagne for Ann (Margaret Lockwood)
Stanley Holloway offers Patricia Roc tea and cake in The Perfect Woman
Warn That Man (1943) - Main Title. Gordon Harker and Raymond Lovell
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Joan Greenwood as Peggy Macroon relaxes on the beach in Whisky Galore!
Jean Simmons and Stewart Granger star in Footsteps in the Fog
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