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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Main title from The Years Between (1946) (3). Daphne du Maurier’s
The Years Between
The Years Between (1946) opening credits (3)
Main title from Laugh It Off (1940) (13). Distributed by Anglo-American Film Corporation Ltd
Laugh It Off
Laugh It Off (1940) opening credits (13)
Main title from Laugh It Off (1940) (12). Directed by John Baxter
Laugh It Off
Laugh It Off (1940) opening credits (12)
Main title from Laugh It Off (1940) (11). Produced by John Corfield
Laugh It Off
Laugh It Off (1940) opening credits (11)
Main title from Laugh It Off (1940) (10). Sidney Burchell, The Georgian Singers, Empire Military Band, Geraldo and His Orchestra
Laugh It Off
Laugh It Off (1940) opening credits (10)
Main title from Laugh It Off (1940) (9). Darvelle and Shires, The Thee Maxwells, The Joan Davis Dancers, The Julias Ladies Choir, The Piano Sextette
Laugh It Off
Laugh It Off (1940) opening credits (9)
Main title from Laugh It Off (1940) (8). John Laurie, Henry Lytton Jr, Billy Percy, Joan Kemp-Welsh, Ernest Sefton, Edgar Driver
Laugh It Off
Laugh It Off (1940) opening credits (8)
Main title from Laugh It Off (1940) (7). Edward Lexy, Ida Barr, Charles Victor, Peter Gawthorne, Wally Patch, Leonard Morris
Laugh It Off
Laugh It Off (1940) opening credits (7)
Main title from Laugh It Off (1940) (6). Tommy Trinder, Jean Colin, Anthony Hulme, Marjorie Browne, Edward Lexy
Laugh It Off
Laugh It Off (1940) opening credits (6)
Main title from Laugh It Off (1940) (5)
Laugh It Off
Laugh It Off (1940) opening credits (5)
Main title from Laugh It Off (1940) (4)
Laugh It Off
Laugh It Off (1940) opening credits (4)
Main title from Laugh It Off (1940) (3). Original story and screen play by Bridget Boland
Laugh It Off
Laugh It Off (1940) opening credits (3)
Main title from Laugh It Off (1940) (2). Tommy Trinder and Jean Colin in
Laugh It Off
Laugh It Off (1940) opening credits (2)
Main title from Laugh It Off (1940) (1). British National Films Ltd presents
Laugh It Off
Laugh It Off (1940) opening credits (1)
Main title from I Met a Murderer (1939) (10)
I Met a Murderer
I Met a Murderer (1939) opening credits (10)

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They Met in the Dark (1943) (1943) [DVD]
DVD cover of They Met in the Dark (1943) from Strawberry Media [2021] (1)
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2nd April, 2021
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A Blackpool theatrical agent is really a master spy.
Featuring: They Met in the Dark (1943).

Recent DVD and Blu-ray Releases


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

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2nd March, 2021
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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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