• Main title from SOS Pacific (1959) (5)
  • Main title from SOS Pacific (1959) (1).  Sydney Box Associates present
  • Photograph from The Power of Darkness (1949) featuring Jean Simmons and Stewart Granger
  • Poster from from The Circle (1990) (1) at the Theatre Royal, Bath.  Features Stewart Granger Ian Carmichael and Serena Gordon
  • Main title from Double Confession (1950) (10).  Directed by Ken Annakin
  • Main title from Double Confession (1950) (9).  Produced by Harry Reynolds

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 Double Confession (1950) (8)
Double Confession
Double Confession (1950) opening credits (8)
Main title from Double Confession (1950) (7)
Double Confession
Double Confession (1950) opening credits (7)
Main title from Double Confession (1950) (6).   Screenplay by William Templeton novel adapted by Ralph Keene
Double Confession
Double Confession (1950) opening credits (6)
Main title from Double Confession (1950) (5).  And Kathleen Harrison
Double Confession
Double Confession (1950) opening credits (5)
Main title from Double Confession (1950) (4)
Double Confession
Double Confession (1950) opening credits (4)
Main title from Double Confession (1950) (3).  With Naunton Wayne Ronald Howard, Leslie Dwyer
Double Confession
Double Confession (1950) opening credits (3)
Main title from Double Confession (1950) (2).  From the novel ‘All on a summer’s day’ by John Garden
Double Confession
Double Confession (1950) opening credits (2)
Main title from Double Confession (1950) (1).  Derek Farr (by arrangement with Associated British Picture Corporation Ltd) Joan Hopkins (by arrangement with Associated British Picture Corporation Ltd), Peter Lorre, William Hartnell in
Double Confession
Double Confession (1950) opening credits (1)
Scene from The Classic Thriller Theatre Company’s 2019 production of The Lady Vanishes.  Features Juliet Mills as Miss Froy
Juliet Mills
Cast of The Lady Vanishes (The Classic Thriller Theatre Company, 2019)
Main title from Kidnapped (1971) (3)
Kidnapped
Kidnapped (1971) opening credits (3)
Main title from A Boy, a Girl and a Bike (1949) (5).  by Ralph Keene and John Sommerfield.  Copyright 1949 by General Film Distributors Limited.  All characters and events in this picture are fictitious and any similarity to living events or persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental
A Boy, a Girl and a Bike
A Boy, a Girl and a Bike (1949) opening credits (5)
Main title from Kill Her Gently (1957) (6).  Copyright 1958 by Fortress Film Productions Ltd.  All rights reserved
Kill Her Gently
Kill Her Gently (1957) opening credits (6)
Main title from Brannigan (1975) (6)
Brannigan
Brannigan (1975) opening credits (6)
Main title from Landfall (1949) (3).  From the novel by Nevil Shute
Landfall
Landfall (1949) opening credits (3)
Main title from No Trees in the Street (1959) (4).  By Ted Willis.  Copyright 1959 by Allegro Productions Limited.  All rights reserved
No Trees in the Street
No Trees in the Street (1959) opening credits (4)

Recent DVD and Blu-ray Releases


The Smallest Show on Earth (1957) [DVD]
The Smallest Show on Earth DVD from Network and The British Film

Released:
11th March, 2019
Price: £9.99
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Two young marrieds inherit a decayed cinema and make it pay.
Featuring: The Smallest Show on Earth (1957).

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

Released:
6th August, 2018
Price: £59.18
Buy Justice - The Complete Series from Amazon.co.uk

Featuring: Justice is a Woman (1969), Justice (1971-74).

Footsteps in the Fog (1955) [Blu-ray]
Footsteps in the Fog Blu-ray from Powerhouse Films Indicator

Released:
30th July, 2018
Price: £14.99
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A Victorian murderer plans to eliminate his blackmailing maid.
Featuring: Footsteps in the Fog (1955).

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
Buy Bedelia from Amazon.co.uk

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).

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Newly Added Productions