• Main title from HMS Defiant (1962) (1) [as Damn the Defiant!]. Copyright MCMLXII by G W Films Limited. All rights reserved
  • Main title from Murder, She Wrote (1984-96)
  • Poster from from Man in the White Suit musical (2019) featuring Stephen Mangan as Sidney Stratton and Kara Tointon as Daphne Birnley. Written and directed by Sean Foley (1)
  • Main title from The Man in the White Suit (1951) (10) featuring Alec Guinness as Sidney Stratton and Cecil Parker as Alan Birnley
  • Photograph from The Man in the White Suit (1951) (9) featuring Alec Guinness as Sidney Stratton
  • Photograph from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) featuring Terence Rigby (as Roy Bland) and Alec Guinness (as George Smiley)

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

Photograph from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) featuring Alec Guinness (as George Smiley) (1)
Alec Guinness
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) photograph (1) | Alec Guinness
Main title from the 1979 episode of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), Flushing Out the Mole (1)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) | Part Seven opening credits (1)
Main title from the 1979 episode of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), Smiley Sets a Trap (1)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) | Part Six opening credits (1)
Main title from the 1979 episode of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), Tinker Tailor (1)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) | Part Five opening credits (1)
Main title from the 1979 episode of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), How It All Fits Together (1)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) | Part Four opening credits (1)
Main title from the 1979 episode of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), Smiley Tracks the Mole (1)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) | Part Three opening credits (1)
Main title from the 1979 episode of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), Tarr Tells His Story (1)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) | Part Two opening credits (1)
Main title from the 1979 episode of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979), Return to the Circus [part one] (1)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) | Part One opening credits (1)
Main title from Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) (1)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979) opening credits (1)
Photograph from Suddenly, Last Summer (1959) featuring Montgomery Clift (as Dr Cukrowicz) and Elizabeth Taylor (as Catherine Holly)
Suddenly, Last Summer (1959) photograph (1) | Clift, Elizabeth Taylor
Photograph from North by Northwest (1959). Cary Grant (as Roger Thornhill) flees from a biplane in an iconic scene from the film
Cary Grant
North by Northwest (1959) photograph | Cary Grant flees from a biplane
Photograph from Indiscreet (1958) featuring Cary Grant (as Philip Adams) and Ingrid Bergman (as Anna Kalman)
Cary Grant
Indiscreet (1958) photograph (1) | Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman
Main title from An Affair to Remember (1957) (1). Leo McCarey’s An Affair to Remember
An Affair to Remember
An Affair to Remember (1957) (1) opening credits
Photograph from An Affair to Remember (1957) featuring Deborah Kerr (as Terry McKay) and Cary Grant (as Nickie Ferrante). The pair are chatting by the railings of a cruise ship at sea
An Affair to Remember (1957) photograph (1) | Deborah Kerr, Cary Grant
Photograph from The Bishop’s Wife (1947) featuring David Niven as Henry Brougham and Cary Grant as Dudley (1)
The Bishop’s Wife (1947) photograph (1) | David Niven, Cary Grant

Coming Soon on DVD and Blu-ray


Green for Danger (1947) [DVD]
Green for Danger DVD from Network and the British Film [2019]. Alastair Sim and Sally Gray
AVAILABLE SOON TO PRE-ORDER

28th October, 2019
Price: £9.00

A mysterious murderer strikes on the operating table at a wartime emergency hospital.
Featuring: Green for Danger (1947).

Green for Danger (1947) [Blu-ray]
Green for Danger Blu-ray from Network and the British Film [2019]. Alastair Sim and Sally Gray
AVAILABLE SOON TO PRE-ORDER

28th October, 2019
Price: £11.50

A mysterious murderer strikes on the operating table at a wartime emergency hospital.
Featuring: Green for Danger (1947).

Recent DVD and Blu-ray Releases


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
Buy The Reckless Moment from Amazon.co.uk

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
Buy The Cracksman from Amazon.co.uk

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
Buy The Smallest Show on Earth from Amazon.co.uk

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).

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Newly Added Productions