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 Caravan (1946) (14)
Caravan
Caravan (1946) opening credits (14)
Main title from Caravan (1946) (13). Directed by Arthur Crabtree
Caravan
Caravan (1946) opening credits (13)
Main title from Caravan (1946) (12). Produced by Harold Huth
Caravan
Caravan (1946) opening credits (12)
Main title from Caravan (1946) (11)
Caravan
Caravan (1946) opening credits (11)
Main title from Caravan (1946) (10)
Caravan
Caravan (1946) opening credits (10)
Main title from Caravan (1946) (9). Stewart Granger, Jean Kent, Anne Crawford, Dennis Price, Robert Helpmann, Gerard Hinze
Caravan
Caravan (1946) opening credits (9)
Main title from Caravan (1946) (8)
Caravan
Caravan (1946) opening credits (8)
Main title from Caravan (1946) (7)
Caravan
Caravan (1946) opening credits (7)
Main title from Caravan (1946) (6). Screenplay by Roland Pertwee
Caravan
Caravan (1946) opening credits (6)
Main title from Caravan (1946) (5). From the famous novel ‘Caravan’ by Lady Eleanor Smith
Caravan
Caravan (1946) opening credits (5)
Main title from Caravan (1946) (4). With Robert Helpmann
Caravan
Caravan (1946) opening credits (4)
Main title from Caravan (1946) (3)
Caravan
Caravan (1946) opening credits (3)
Main title from Caravan (1946) (2)
Caravan
Caravan (1946) opening credits (2)
Main title from Caravan (1946) (1). Gainsborough Pictures present
Caravan
Caravan (1946) opening credits (1)
Screenshot from Traveller’s Joy (1950) (1). Stockholm
Traveller’s Joy
Traveller’s Joy (1950) screenshot (1)

Coming Soon on DVD and Blu-ray


Girl Stroke Boy (1973) [Blu-ray]
Girl Stroke Boy (1973) Blu-ray cover from Powerhouse Films [2022] (1)
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Price: £17.00
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A well-to-do couple try to find out if their son’s house guest is male or female.
Featuring: Girl Stroke Boy (1973).

Recent DVD and Blu-ray Releases


Young Wives’ Tale (1951) [DVD]
DVD cover of Young Wives’ Tale (1951) from Network Distributing and the British Film [2021] (1). Derek Farr, Helen Cherry, Joan Greenwood, Nigel Patrick

Released:
5th July, 2021
Price: £8.99
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A playwright and his slaphappy wife share a house with a super-efficient couple.
Featuring: Young Wives’ Tale (1951).

Young Wives’ Tale (1951) [Blu-ray]
Young Wives’ Tale (1951) Blu-ray cover from Network Distributing and the British Film [2021] (1). Joan Greenwood, Derek Farr, Nigel Patrick, Helen Cherry

Released:
5th July, 2021
Price: £12.99
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A playwright and his slaphappy wife share a house with a super-efficient couple.
Featuring: Young Wives’ Tale (1951).

London Town (1946) [DVD]
DVD cover of London Town (1946) from Strawberry Media [2021] (2)

Released:
21st June, 2021
Price: £8.99
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An understudy finally achieves stardom thanks to his daughter’s schemes.
Featuring: London Town (1946).

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