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

Signed photograph of English actress, Joan Hickson. Picture reads ‘All good wishes, Joan Hickson’
Joan Hickson
Joan Hickson, English actress, signed photo
Screenshot from Gone with the Wind (1939) (1) featuring Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O’Hara
Vivien Leigh
Gone with the Wind (1939) screenshot (1) | Vivien Leigh
Main title from Gone with the Wind (1939) (4)
Gone with the Wind
Gone with the Wind (1939) opening credits (4)
Main title from Gone with the Wind (1939) (3). Margaret Mitchell’s story of the old South
Gone with the Wind
Gone with the Wind (1939) opening credits (3)
Main title from Gone with the Wind (1939) (2). Selznick International in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has the honor to present its Technicolour production of
Gone with the Wind
Gone with the Wind (1939) opening credits (2)
Photo of Dry Rot (1956) (1) featuring Miles Malleson
Miles Malleson
Dry Rot (1956) photo (1) | Miles Malleson
Photography of Michael Rennie, British actor, wearing a jacket and tie
Michael Rennie, British actor, wears a jacket and tie
Poster from Elephant Walk (1953) (1). Elizabeth Taylor, the hotter than hot star of ‘Suddenly Last Summer’ burns up the screen!
Elizabeth Taylor
Elephant Walk (1953) poster (1)
Main title from the 2000 ‘Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton’ episode of Hollywood Couples (4). Produced by Norbert Balit and Sacha Balit
Hollywood Couples
Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton (2000) opening credits (4)
Main title from the 2000 ‘Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton’ episode of Hollywood Couples (3). Written and directed by Bertrand Tessier
Hollywood Couples
Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton (2000) opening credits (3)
Main title from the 2000 ‘Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton’ episode of Hollywood Couples (2) [Iconic Couples of Hollywood]
Hollywood Couples
Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton (2000) opening credits (2)
Main title from the 2000 ‘Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton’ episode of Hollywood Couples (1). Adamis Production with the participation of OCS present
Hollywood Couples
Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton (2000) opening credits (1)
Main title from the 2017 ‘Discovering: Dirk Bogarde’ episode of Discovering Film (1)
Discovering Film
Discovering Film | Dirk Bogarde (2017) opening credits (1)
Main title from the 2008 ‘Murder Is Easy’ episode of Agatha Christie’s Marple (2004-2013) (1)
Agatha Christie’s Marple
Agatha Christie’s Marple | Murder Is Easy (2008) opening credits (1)
Main title from the 1993 ‘Krusty Gets Kancelled’ episode of The Simpsons (1989-To Date) (1)
The Simpsons
The Simpsons | Krusty Gets Kancelled (1993) opening credits (1)

Recent DVD and Blu-ray Releases


Lady Godiva Rides Again (1951) [Blu-ray]
Lady Godiva Rides Again (1951) Blu-ray from Network and The British Film (2020)

Released:
1st June, 2020
Price: £12.76
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A waitress wins a local beauty contest and becomes a charm school starlet and later a stripteaser.
Featuring: Lady Godiva Rides Again (1951).

The Man in Grey (1943) [Blu-ray]
The Man in Grey Blu-ray from Network and The British Film (2020)

Released:
18th May, 2020
Price: £15.66
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In Regency times, an aristocrat’s love for her less fortunate friend is repaid by jealousy, treachery and murder.
Featuring: The Man in Grey (1943).

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

Released:
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).

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).

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Newly Added Productions


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