The Golden Age of British Cinema
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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Margaret Lockwood and Joan Greenwood in The White Unicorn (1947)
Elegant Merle Oberon, British actress, publicity photograph
Deborah Kerr, British actress, publicity photo
The Magic Box (1951) opening credits featuring Robert Donat
James Mason hides in Odd Man Out (1947)
Margaret Lockwood and Michael Redgrave in The Lady Vanishes
Miriam Hopkins (Ann) and Sebastian Shaw (Edmund) in Men are Not Gods
Odile Versois and David Knight on the beach in The Young Lovers
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18th July, 2016
In a Paris garret, a poor girl dies after encouraging a playwright.
27th June, 2016
A Chelsea artist’s model is murdered and police find many suspects with motive.
Featuring: The Night Won’t Talk
27th June, 2016
30th May, 2016
A disturbed, war-scarred crime reporter turns to illegal means in an attempt to generate news stories.
Featuring: The Warren Case
23rd May, 2016
16th May, 2016
At the end of the Second World War, a woman on the island of Ischia discovers that her savings, which were sent to her village priests for safe-keeping, have been spent on opening a home for the illegitimate children of Allied soldiers.
Featuring: Children of Chance
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