• Photograph of British actress, Muriel Pavlow
  • Alec Guinness (as Flight Lt Peter Ross) and Muriel Pavlow (as Maria Gonzar) in a photograph from the 1953 film, Malta Story (1)
  • A publicity shot for British actress, Muriel Pavlow.  Signed ‘Best wishes, Muriel Pavlow’
  • Main title from Doctor Zhivago (1965) (4)
  • Poster from Jet Storm (1959) (1).  ‘Why do you want to kill me?  The crisis of fear is faced by this boy and his fellow passengers… Panicked by a demented man’s desire for revenge!’
  • Main title from Jet Storm (1959) (4).  Copyright MCMLIX by Pendennis Productions Limited.  All rights reserved

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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Recent Pictures

Main title from I Thank You (1941) (3).  Made at Gaumont British Studios London.  Maurice Ostrer in charge of production.  Full-range recording
I Thank You
I Thank You (1941) opening credits (3)
Hesther Shaw (Margaret Lockwood) and the Marquis of Rohan (James Mason) in a scene from Leslie Arliss’s 1943 film, The Man in Grey
Margaret Lockwood and James Mason in The Man in Grey (1943)
Main title from A Tale of Two Cities (1958) (5).   By Charles Dickens.  Copyright The Rank Organisation Film Productions Limited MCMLVIII.  All rights reserved.  All characters and events in this film are fictitious.  Any similarity to actual events or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental
A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities (1958) opening credits (5)
Main title from A Tale of Two Cities (1958) (4).  Dirk Bogarde Dorothy Tutin, Cecil Parker in
A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities (1958) opening credits (4)
Main title from A Tale of Two Cities (1958) (3).  A Betty E Box Production
A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities (1958) opening credits (3)
Main title from A Tale of Two Cities (1958) (2).  A British Film made at Pinewood Studios London, England
A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities (1958) opening credits (2)
Main title from A Tale of Two Cities (1958) (1).  The Rank Organisation presents
A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities (1958) opening credits (1)
Main title from Convict 99 (1938) (8).  Wilfred Walter Alf Goddard, Garry Marsh, Basil Mcgrail, Ben Soutten, Teddy Brown, Kathleen Harrison, Roy Emerton
Convict 99
Convict 99 (1938) opening credits (8)
Main title from Convict 99 (1938) (7).  Cast: Will Hay Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt, Googie Withers, Peter Gawthorne, Basil Radford
Convict 99
Convict 99 (1938) opening credits (7)
Main title from Convict 99 (1938) (6).  A Gainsborough Picture controlled throughout the world excluding USA by General Film Distributors Limited
Convict 99
Convict 99 (1938) opening credits (6)
Main title from Convict 99 (1938) (5)
Convict 99
Convict 99 (1938) opening credits (5)
Main title from Convict 99 (1938) (4).  Directed by Marcel Varnel
Convict 99
Convict 99 (1938) opening credits (4)
Main title from Convict 99 (1938) (3).  With Moore Marriott Graham Moffatt and Googie Withers.  Recorded on British Acoustic Film full-range  recording, Islington, London
Convict 99
Convict 99 (1938) opening credits (3)
Main title from Convict 99 (1938) (2).  Gaumont-British Picture Corpn Ltd presents Will Hay as ‘Convict 99’
Convict 99
Convict 99 (1938) opening credits (2)
Main title from Convict 99 (1938) (1).  A Gainsborough Picture
Convict 99
Convict 99 (1938) opening credits (1)

Recent DVD and Blu-ray Releases


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

Footsteps in the Fog (1955) [Blu-ray]
Footsteps in the Fog Blu-ray from Powerhouse Films Indicator

Released:
30th July, 2018
Price: £14.99
Buy Footsteps in the Fog from Amazon.co.uk

A Victorian murderer plans to eliminate his blackmailing maid.
Featuring: Footsteps in the Fog (1955).

I’ll Be Your Sweetheart (1945) [DVD]
I’ll Be Your Sweetheart DVD from Strawberry Media (2018)

Released:
14th May, 2018
Price: £12.99
Buy I’ll Be Your Sweetheart from Amazon.co.uk

In 1900, songwriters fight with copyright pirates.
Featuring: I’ll Be Your Sweetheart (1945).

Bedelia (1946) [DVD]
Bedelia DVD from Screenbound Pictures.  The Best of British Collection (Drama)

Released:
16th April, 2018
Price: £12.99
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A psychotic woman is discovered to have poisoned three husbands.
Featuring: Bedelia (1946).

Dark Journey (1937) [DVD]
Dark Journey DVD from Screenbound Pictures and The Best of British Collection (Adventure).  Conrad Veidt Vivien Leigh

Released:
26th March, 2018
Price: £12.99
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In 1915 Stockholm, a French woman spy masquerading as a traitor falls in love with her German spy contact.
Featuring: Dark Journey (1937).

The Horror of Frankenstein (1970) [Blu-ray]
The Horror of Frankenstein Blu-ray from Studiocanal

Released:
29th January, 2018
Price: £13.30
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Victor Frankenstein is not above murdering his acquaintances for the sake of his experiments in bringing the dead back to life.
Featuring: The Horror of Frankenstein (1970).

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