• Main title from the season 3, episode 30 episode of Val Parnell’s Sunday Night at the London Palladium (1955-67) (3)
  • Main title from the season 3, episode 30 episode of Val Parnell’s Sunday Night at the London Palladium (1955-67) (2)
  • Main title from the season 3, episode 30 episode of Val Parnell’s Sunday Night at the London Palladium (1955-67) (1). ATV presents
  • Main title from the 1974 ‘Remember’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (1)
  • Main title from the 1974 ‘Reckoning’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (2). 1945… and after
  • Main title from the 1974 ‘Reckoning’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (1)

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

Main title from the 1974 ‘The Bomb’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (2). February-September 1945
The World at War
The World at War (1973-1974) | The Bomb (1974) opening credits (2)
Main title from the 1974 ‘The Bomb’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (1)
The World at War
The World at War (1973-1974) | The Bomb (1974) opening credits (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Pacific’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (2). February 1942 – July 1945
The World at War
The World at War (1973-1974) | Pacific (1974) opening credits (2)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Pacific’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (1)
The World at War
The World at War (1973-1974) | Pacific (1974) opening credits (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Japan’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (2). 1941-1945
The World at War
The World at War (1973-1974) | Japan (1974) opening credits (2)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Japan’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (1)
The World at War
The World at War (1973-1974) | Japan (1974) opening credits (1)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Nemesis’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (2). Germany. February-May 1945
The World at War
The World at War (1973-1974) | Nemesis (1974) opening credits (2)
Main title from the 1974 ‘Nemesis’ episode of The World at War (1973-1974) (1)
The World at War
The World at War (1973-1974) | Nemesis (1974) opening credits (1)
Main title from the 1979 ‘Neck’ episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) (5)
Tales of the Unexpected
Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) | Neck (1979) opening credits (5)
Main title from the ‘Discovering: Alec Guinness’ episode of Discovering Film (1) featuring Alec Guinness
Discovering Film
Discovering Film | Discovering: Alec Guinness opening credits (1)
Main title from the 2005 ‘Watching the Clock’ episode of Last of the Summer Wine (1973-2010) (2)
Last of the Summer Wine
Last of the Summer Wine | Watching the Clock (2005) opening credits 2
Main title from the 2005 ‘Watching the Clock’ episode of Last of the Summer Wine (1973-2010) (1)
Last of the Summer Wine
Last of the Summer Wine | Watching the Clock (2005) opening credits 1
Main title from the 1989 ‘Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall: Part 1’ episode of Murder, She Wrote (1984-1996). Jean Simmons
Murder, She Wrote
Murder, She Wrote | Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall Pt 1 opening credits 2
Main title from the 1989 ‘Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall: Part 1’ episode of Murder, She Wrote (1984-1996) (1)
Murder, She Wrote
Murder, She Wrote | Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall Pt 1 opening credits 1
Main title from Seven Thunders (1957) (6). From the novel by Rupert Croft-Cooke
Seven Thunders
Seven Thunders (1957) opening credits (6)

Coming Soon on DVD and Blu-ray


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

Recent DVD and Blu-ray Releases


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).

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).

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