• Main title from Dusty Ermine (1936).  Ronald Squire Jane Baxter and Anthony Bushell in Dusty Ermine.  Adapted from Neil Grant’s play.  By L Du Garde Peach and Michael Hankinson
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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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Recent Pictures

Main title from The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936)
The Man Who Could Work Miracles
The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936) opening credits
Main title from The Capt’s Table (1959)
The Captain’s Table
The Capt’s Table (1959) opening credits
Main title from The Iron Maiden (1962)
The Iron Maiden
The Iron Maiden (1962) opening credits
Main title from The Night Porter (1974)
The Night Porter
The Night Porter (1974) opening credits
Main title from We Joined the Navy (1962)
We Joined the Navy
We Joined the Navy (1962) opening credits
Main title from The Glass Mountain (1949)
The Glass Mountain
The Glass Mountain (1949) opening credits
Main title from Forbidden Cargo (1954) (11)
Forbidden Cargo
Forbidden Cargo (1954) opening credits (11)
Main title from Forbidden Cargo (1954) (10)
Forbidden Cargo
Forbidden Cargo (1954) opening credits (10)
Main title from Forbidden Cargo (1954) (9)
Forbidden Cargo
Forbidden Cargo (1954) opening credits (9)
Main title from Forbidden Cargo (1954) (8)
Forbidden Cargo
Forbidden Cargo (1954) opening credits (8)
Main title from Forbidden Cargo (1954) (7)
Forbidden Cargo
Forbidden Cargo (1954) opening credits (7)
Main title from Forbidden Cargo (1954) (6)
Forbidden Cargo
Forbidden Cargo (1954) opening credits (6)
Main title from Forbidden Cargo (1954) (5)
Forbidden Cargo
Forbidden Cargo (1954) opening credits (5)
Main title from Forbidden Cargo (1954) (4)
Forbidden Cargo
Forbidden Cargo (1954) opening credits (4)
Main title from Forbidden Cargo (1954) (3)
Forbidden Cargo
Forbidden Cargo (1954) opening credits (3)

Recent DVD & Blu-ray Releases


Evil Under the Sun (1982) [DVD]
Evil Under the Sun DVD from Studiocanal

Released:
23rd October, 2017
Price: £17.99
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Hercule Poirot solves the murder of a film star on an Adriatic holiday island.
Featuring: Evil Under the Sun.

Dunkirk (Digitally Restored) (1958) [Blu-ray]
Dunkirk Blu-ray from Studiocanal

Released:
25th September, 2017
Price: £14.99
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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]
Dunkirk DVD from Studiocanal

Released:
25th September, 2017
Price: £11.99
Buy Dunkirk (Digitally Restored) from Amazon.co.uk

In 1940 on the Normandy beaches, a small group gets detached from the main force.
Featuring: Dunkirk.

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Newly Added Productions