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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Latest Pictures

Main title from Theatre of Blood (1973) (15). Directed by Douglas Hickox
Theatre of Blood
Theatre of Blood (1973) opening credits (15)
Main title from Theatre of Blood (1973) (14). Produced by John Kohn and Stanley Mann
Theatre of Blood
Theatre of Blood (1973) opening credits (14)
Main title from Theatre of Blood (1973) (13)
Theatre of Blood
Theatre of Blood (1973) opening credits (13)
Main title from Theatre of Blood (1973) (12). Screenplay by Anthony Greville-Bell. Based on an idea by Stanley Mann and John Kohn
Theatre of Blood
Theatre of Blood (1973) opening credits (12)
Main title from Theatre of Blood (1973) (11)
Theatre of Blood
Theatre of Blood (1973) opening credits (11)
Main title from Theatre of Blood (1973) (10)
Theatre of Blood
Theatre of Blood (1973) opening credits (10)
Main title from Theatre of Blood (1973) (9)
Theatre of Blood
Theatre of Blood (1973) opening credits (9)
Main title from Theatre of Blood (1973) (8)
Theatre of Blood
Theatre of Blood (1973) opening credits (8)
Main title from Theatre of Blood (1973) (7). And Milo O’Shea as Inspector Boot, , Eric Sykes as Sergeant Dogge
Theatre of Blood
Theatre of Blood (1973) opening credits (7)
Main title from Theatre of Blood (1973) (6). With Diana Dors, Madeline Smith, Joan Hickson, Renée Asherson
Theatre of Blood
Theatre of Blood (1973) opening credits (6)
Main title from Theatre of Blood (1973) (5). Also starring Harry Andrews, Coral Browne, Robert Coote, Jack Hawkins, Michael Hordern, Arthur Lowe, Robert Morley, Dennis Price
Theatre of Blood
Theatre of Blood (1973) opening credits (5)
Main title from Theatre of Blood (1973) (4). Ian Hendry
Theatre of Blood
Theatre of Blood (1973) opening credits (4)
Main title from Theatre of Blood (1973) (3)
Theatre of Blood
Theatre of Blood (1973) opening credits (3)
Main title from Theatre of Blood (1973) (2). Vincent Price, Diana Rigg
Theatre of Blood
Theatre of Blood (1973) opening credits (2)
Main title from Theatre of Blood (1973) (1)
Theatre of Blood
Theatre of Blood (1973) opening credits (1)

Recent DVD and Blu-ray Releases


The Ship That Died of Shame (1955) [Blu-ray]
The Ship That Died of Shame (1955) Blu-ray cover from Studiocanal [2023] (1)

Released:
11th September, 2023
Price: £11.99
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The wartime crew of a motor gunboat buy the vessel and go into postwar business as smugglers.
Featuring: The Ship That Died of Shame (1955).

The Passionate Stranger (1957) [Blu-ray]
The Passionate Stranger (1957) Blu-ray cover from Studio Canal [2023] (1) featuring Carlo Giustini and Margaret Leighton

Released:
14th August, 2023
Price: £15.00
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A lady novelist bases a character on her virile chauffeur; he reads the book and thinks she fancies him.
Featuring: The Passionate Stranger (1957).

Saraband For Dead Lovers (1948) [Blu-ray]
Saraband for Dead Lovers (1948) Blu-ray cover from Studiocanal [2023] (1) featuring Joan Greenwood and Stewart Granger

Released:
13th March, 2023
Price: £12.00
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The tragic love affair of Konigsmark and Sophie Dorothea, wife of the Elector of Hanover who later became George I.
Featuring: Saraband for Dead Lovers (1948).

The Queen of Spades (1949) [Blu-ray]
The Queen of Spades (1949) Blu-ray cover from Studio Canal [2023] (1) featuring Edith Evans

Released:
23rd January, 2023
Price: £12.00
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A Russian officer tries to wrest from an ancient countess the secret of winning at cards, in return for which he has sold his soul to the devil; but she dies of fright and haunts him.
Featuring: The Queen of Spades (1949).

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