• Opening credits from Odette (1950) (1)
  • Opening credits from Another Time, Another Place (1958) (7)
  • Photo of British actor, John Gregson (1)
  • Photo of British actor, Leslie Banks (1)
  • Photo of Irish actor, Dermot Walsh (1)
  • Photo of Rebecca (1940) (1) featuring George Sanders

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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Recent Pictures

Photo of British actress, Jessie Matthews (1)
Jessie Matthews
Jessie Matthews, British actress, photo (1)
Photo of British actor, Maxwell Reed (1)
Maxwell Reed
Maxwell Reed, British actor, photo (1)
Screenshot from the 1991 ‘The Plymouth Express’ episode of Poirot (1989-2013) (2) featuring David Suchet
Poirot
Poirot | The Plymouth Express (1991) screenshot (2) | David Suchet
Screenshot from the 1991 ‘The Plymouth Express’ episode of Poirot (1989-2013) (1) featuring John Stone
Poirot
Poirot | The Plymouth Express (1991) screenshot (1) | John Stone
Opening credits from Saloon Bar (1940) (4)
Saloon Bar
Saloon Bar (1940) opening credits (4)
Opening credits from Saloon Bar (1940) (3). Elizabeth Allan, Mervyn Johns, Joyce Barbour
Saloon Bar
Saloon Bar (1940) opening credits (3)
Opening credits from Saloon Bar (1940) (2). Gordon Harker
Saloon Bar
Saloon Bar (1940) opening credits (2)
Opening credits from Saloon Bar (1940) (1)
Saloon Bar
Saloon Bar (1940) opening credits (1)
Opening credits from The Courtneys of Curzon Street (1947) (4)
The Courtneys of Curzon Street
The Courtneys of Curzon Street (1947) opening credits (4)
Opening credits from Gone to Earth (1950) [as The Wild Heart] (3)
Gone to Earth
Gone to Earth (1950) [as The Wild Heart] opening credits (3)
Opening credits from Sky West and Crooked (1966) (2)
Sky West and Crooked
Sky West and Crooked (1966) opening credits (2)
Opening credits from Barnacle Bill (1957) (5)
Barnacle Bill
Barnacle Bill (1957) opening credits (5)
Opening credits from Steptoe and Son Ride Again (1973) (4)
Steptoe and Son Ride Again
Steptoe and Son Ride Again (1973) opening credits (4)
Opening credits from The Court Jester (1955) (5)
The Court Jester
The Court Jester (1955) opening credits (5)
Opening credits from Closing the Ring (2007) (17)
Closing the Ring
Closing the Ring (2007) opening credits (17)

Recent DVD and Blu-ray Releases


The Man in Grey (1943) [Blu-ray]
The Man in Grey Blu-ray from Network and The British Film (2020)

Released:
18th May, 2020
Price: £15.66
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In Regency times, an aristocrat’s love for her less fortunate friend is repaid by jealousy, treachery and murder.
Featuring: The Man in Grey (1943).

North Sea Hijack (1980) [Blu-ray]
North Sea Hijack Blu-ray from 88 Films (2019)

Released:
9th March, 2020
Price: £15.99
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A British oil rig in the North Sea is held for ransom.
Featuring: North Sea Hijack (1980).

Green for Danger (1947) [Blu-ray]
Green for Danger Blu-ray from Network and the British Film [2019]. Alastair Sim and Sally Gray

Released:
28th October, 2019
Price: £11.50
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A mysterious murderer strikes on the operating table at a wartime emergency hospital.
Featuring: Green for Danger (1947).

Green for Danger (1947) [DVD]
Green for Danger DVD from Network and the British Film [2019]. Alastair Sim and Sally Gray

Released:
28th October, 2019
Price: £9.00
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A mysterious murderer strikes on the operating table at a wartime emergency hospital.
Featuring: Green for Danger (1947).

The Reckless Moment (1949) [Blu-ray]
The Reckless Moment Blu-ray cover from Powerhouse.  James Mason Joan Bennett.  Directed by Max Ophuls.  Indicator

Released:
22nd April, 2019
Price: £16.54
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A woman accidentally kills her daughter’s would-be seducer, and is then trailed by a blackmailer.
Featuring: The Reckless Moment (1949).

The Cracksman (1963) [DVD]
The Cracksman DVD from Network and the British Film

Released:
17th April, 2019
Price: £5.99
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A master locksmith becomes the unwitting dupe of a gang of safe-crackers.
Featuring: The Cracksman (1963).

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