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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 melodrama – often from Gainsborough Pictures – and World War II propaganda.

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Forbidden Cargo (1954) opening credits (5)
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Forbidden Cargo (1954) opening credits (4)
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Forbidden Cargo (1954) opening credits (3)
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Forbidden Cargo
Forbidden Cargo (1954) opening credits
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Forbidden Cargo (1954) opening credits (2)
Virginia McKenna in her greatest role – the inspired true life story of Violette Szabo GC, one of the bravest women of World War II.  Poster from Carve Her Name With Pride (1958)
Virginia McKenna
Carve Her Name With Pride (1958) poster featuring Virgina McKenna
‘Saltie’ (Trevor Howard) meets with the Parish Council in a scene from the 1980 Inner Circle Films production of The Shillingbury Blowers
Trevor Howard
Trevor Howard as ‘Saltie’ in The Shillingbury Blowers (1980)
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The Shillingbury Blowers
The Shillingbury Blowers (1980) opening credits
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The Shillingbury Blowers
The Shillingbury Blowers (1980) opening credits (2)
Poster from the 1955 film, The Cockleshell Heroes.  ‘They called them ’Canoe Commandos‘’.
The Cockleshell Heroes
The Cockleshell Heroes (1955) poster
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Evil Under the Sun
Evil Under the Sun (1982) opening credits
Superintendent Folland (André Morell) in a scene from the Boulting brothers' 1950 film, Seven Days to Noon
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André Morell as Superintendent Folland in Seven Days to Noon (1950)
British actor André Morell in a still from the 1959 film, The Hound of the Baskervilles
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André Morell, British actor, in The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)
Colonel Nicholson (Alec Guinness) in David Lean’s The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
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Alec Guinness as Colonel Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai
Teri Mortimer (Anne Crawford) in Walter Forde’s The Peterville Diamond (1943)
Anne Crawford
Anne Crawford in The Peterville Diamond (1943)

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Evil Under the Sun (1982) [DVD]
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Hercule Poirot solves the murder of a film star on an Adriatic holiday island.
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Dunkirk (Digitally Restored) (1958) [Blu-ray]
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In 1940 on the Normandy beaches, a small group gets detached from the main force.
Featuring: Dunkirk.

Dunkirk (Digitally Restored) (1958) [DVD]
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In 1940 on the Normandy beaches, a small group gets detached from the main force.
Featuring: Dunkirk.

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