• Main title from The Quiet Woman (1951) (10).  Directed by John Gilling
  • Main title from The Quiet Woman (1951) (9).  Produced by Robert S Baker and Monty Berman
  • Main title from The Quiet Woman (1951) (8)
  • Main title from The Quiet Woman (1951) (7)
  • Main title from The Quiet Woman (1951) (6)
  • Main title from The Quiet Woman (1951) (5).  Screenplay by John Gilling from an original story by Ruth Adam

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 Quiet Woman (1951) (4).  With Dora Bryan Michael Balfour, John Horsley, Harry Towb, Dianne Foster
The Quiet Woman
The Quiet Woman (1951) opening credits (4)
Main title from The Quiet Woman (1951) (3).  Made at Alliance Studios London
The Quiet Woman
The Quiet Woman (1951) opening credits (3)
Main title from The Quiet Woman (1951) (2).  Derek Bond and Jane Hylton (By permission of J Arthur Rank Org) in
The Quiet Woman
The Quiet Woman (1951) opening credits (2)
Main title from The Quiet Woman (1951) (1).  A Tempean production
The Quiet Woman
The Quiet Woman (1951) opening credits (1)
Georgette Constantin (Peggy Cummins) waves a hand behind the wheel of her car in the 1950 film, My Daughter Joy
Peggy Cummins
Peggy Cummins waves a hand behind the wheel in My Daughter Joy (1950)
Max (Dirk Bogarde) in Nazi uniform tends to Lucia (Charlotte Rampling) in a scene from the 1974 film, The Night Porter
Charlotte Rampling and Dirk Bogarde in The Night Porter (1974)
A bandaged Francis Templar (Hugh McDermott) sits up in bed and talks to his wife Lucienne (Kathleen Byron)
Hugh McDermott and Kathleen Byron in Four Days (1951)
The screening of the 1957 film, The Naked Truth, at Eastbourne’s Underground Theatre on 12th May, 2018
The Naked Truth
The Naked Truth screening at the Underground Theatre, Eastbourne
Author Elaine Parker discusses with Tony Flood the release of The Price of Fame, her new biography of Dennis Price, at the Underground Theatre, Eastbourne on 12th May, 2018
Elaine Parker chats to Tony Flood about her new Dennis Price biography
The Price of Fame – The Biography of Dennis Price by Elaine Parker and Gareth Owen.  Hardback edition published by Fonthill Media in May, 2018
Dennis Price
The Price of Fame – The Biography of Dennis Price by Elaine Parker
Main title from Thunder in the City (1937) (9)
Thunder in the City
Thunder in the City (1937) opening credits (9)
Main title from Thunder in the City (1937) (8)
Thunder in the City
Thunder in the City (1937) opening credits (8)
Main title from Thunder in the City (1937) (7)
Thunder in the City
Thunder in the City (1937) opening credits (7)
Main title from Thunder in the City (1937) (6).  Directed by Marion Gering
Thunder in the City
Thunder in the City (1937) opening credits (6)
Main title from Thunder in the City (1937) (5).  Produced by Alexander Esway
Thunder in the City
Thunder in the City (1937) opening credits (5)

Coming Soon on DVD and Blu-ray


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
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6th August, 2018
Price: £59.18
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Featuring: Justice is a Woman (1969), Justice (1971-74).

Recent DVD and Blu-ray Releases


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

Released:
14th May, 2018
Price: £12.99
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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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