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

Poster from Doctor Syn (1937) (7)
Doctor Syn
Doctor Syn (1937) poster (7)
Main title from The Water Babies (1978) (6). Guest star David Tomlinson
David Tomlinson
The Water Babies (1978) opening credits (6)
Main title from The Water Babies (1978) (5). Joan Greenwood
Joan Greenwood
The Water Babies (1978) opening credits (5)
Main title from The Water Babies (1978) (4). Billie Whitelaw
Billie Whitelaw
The Water Babies (1978) opening credits (4)
Main title from The Water Babies (1978) (3). Bernard Cribbins
Bernard Cribbins
The Water Babies (1978) opening credits (3)
Main title from The Water Babies (1978) (2). James Mason
James Mason
The Water Babies (1978) opening credits (2)
Main title from The Water Babies (1978) (1). A story of a little chimney sweep in the year 1850
The Water Babies
The Water Babies (1978) opening credits (1)
Autographed photo of English actor, Wally Patch (1). The actor wears a bowler hat and open-necked shirt, while a cigarette droops from his mouth
Wally Patch
Wally Patch, English actor, signed photograph (1)
Main title from Suspected Person (1942) (6). Clifford Evans, Patricia Roc, David Farrar, Anne Firth, Robert Beatty, Eric Clavering, Billy Hartnell
Suspected Person
Suspected Person (1942) opening credits (6)
Main title from Suspected Person (1942) (5). Distributed throughout the world by Pathe Pictures Limited. Produced at Welwyn Studios
Suspected Person
Suspected Person (1942) opening credits (5)
Main title from Suspected Person (1942) (4)
Suspected Person
Suspected Person (1942) opening credits (4)
Main title from Suspected Person (1942) (3). Story and direction Lawrence Huntington
Suspected Person
Suspected Person (1942) opening credits (3)
Main title from Suspected Person (1942) (1). Associated British Picture Crop Ltd presents
Suspected Person
Suspected Person (1942) opening credits (1)
Screenshot from the 1981 ‘Bosom Friends’ episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) (7) featuring Aaron Shirley
Tales of the Unexpected
Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) | Bosom Friends screenshot (7) | Aaron Shirley
Screenshot from the 1981 ‘Bosom Friends’ episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) (6) featuring Rachel Kempson
Tales of the Unexpected
Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) | Bosom Friends screenshot (6) | Rachel Kempson

Recent DVD and Blu-ray Releases


They Met in the Dark (1943) [DVD]
DVD cover of They Met in the Dark (1943) from Strawberry Media [2021] (1)

Released:
2nd April, 2021
Price: £8.99
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A Blackpool theatrical agent is really a master spy.
Featuring: They Met in the Dark (1943).

Age of Consent (1969) [Blu-ray]
DVD cover of Age of Consent (1969) from Powerhouse Films [2021] (1)

Released:
2nd March, 2021
Price: £17.99
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An artist seduces the granddaughter of a drunken harridan with whom he shares a Barrier Reef island.
Featuring: Age of Consent (1969).

The High Command (1937) [Blu-ray]
The High Command (1937) Blu-ray cover from Network Distributing and the British Film [2021] (1)

Released:
15th February, 2021
Price: £12.99
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The general of a West African garrison has a guilty secret known to his young medical officer.
Featuring: The High Command (1937).

Easy Money (1948) [DVD]
DVD cover of Easy Money (1948) from Strawberry Media and the Rank Collection [2020] (1)

Released:
14th December, 2020
Price: £8.99
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Four people win big prizes on the football pools.
Featuring: Easy Money (1948).

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