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

Screenshot from the 1981 ‘Bosom Friends’ episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) (7) featuring Aaron Shirley
Tales of the Unexpected
Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) | Bosom Friends screenshot (7) | Aaron Shirley
Screenshot from the 1981 ‘Bosom Friends’ episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) (6) featuring Rachel Kempson
Tales of the Unexpected
Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) | Bosom Friends screenshot (6) | Rachel Kempson
Screenshot from the 1981 ‘Bosom Friends’ episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) (5) featuring Joan Greenwood
Joan Greenwood
Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) | Bosom Friends screenshot (5) | Joan Greenwood
Screenshot from the 1981 ‘Bosom Friends’ episode of Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) (4) featuring Nat Jackley
Tales of the Unexpected
Tales of the Unexpected (1979-1988) | Bosom Friends screenshot (4) | Nat Jackley
Main title from Flame in the Streets (1961) (10)
Flame in the Streets
Flame in the Streets (1961) opening credits (10)
Main title from Flame in the Streets (1961) (9)
Flame in the Streets
Flame in the Streets (1961) opening credits (9)
Main title from Flame in the Streets (1961) (8). Screenplay by Ted Willis. Produced in association with Somerset Films
Flame in the Streets
Flame in the Streets (1961) opening credits (8)
Main title from Flame in the Streets (1961) (7)
Flame in the Streets
Flame in the Streets (1961) opening credits (7)
Main title from Flame in the Streets (1961) (6). Newton Blick, Glyn Houston, Michael Wynne, Dan Jackson, Cyril Chamberlain, Gretchen Franklin
Flame in the Streets
Flame in the Streets (1961) opening credits (6)
Main title from Flame in the Streets (1961) (5). With Earl Cameron, Johnny Sekka, Ann Lynn, Wilfrid Brambell, Meredith Edwards
Flame in the Streets
Flame in the Streets (1961) opening credits (5)
Main title from Flame in the Streets (1961) (4)
Flame in the Streets
Flame in the Streets (1961) opening credits (4)
Main title from Flame in the Streets (1961) (3). John Mills, Sylvia Syms, Brenda de Banzie
Flame in the Streets
Flame in the Streets (1961) opening credits (3)
Main title from Flame in the Streets (1961) (2). A Roy Baker production
Flame in the Streets
Flame in the Streets (1961) opening credits (2)
Main title from Flame in the Streets (1961) (1). The Rank Organisation presents
Flame in the Streets
Flame in the Streets (1961) opening credits (1)
Main title from Night of the Eagle (1962) (13). Directed by Sidney Hayers
Night of the Eagle
Night of the Eagle (1962) opening credits (13)

Recent DVD and Blu-ray Releases


They Met in the Dark (1943) [DVD]
DVD cover of They Met in the Dark (1943) from Strawberry Media [2021] (1)

Released:
2nd April, 2021
Price: £8.99
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A Blackpool theatrical agent is really a master spy.
Featuring: They Met in the Dark (1943).

Age of Consent (1969) [Blu-ray]
DVD cover of Age of Consent (1969) from Powerhouse Films [2021] (1)

Released:
2nd March, 2021
Price: £17.99
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An artist seduces the granddaughter of a drunken harridan with whom he shares a Barrier Reef island.
Featuring: Age of Consent (1969).

The High Command (1937) [Blu-ray]
The High Command (1937) Blu-ray cover from Network Distributing and the British Film [2021] (1)

Released:
15th February, 2021
Price: £12.99
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The general of a West African garrison has a guilty secret known to his young medical officer.
Featuring: The High Command (1937).

Easy Money (1948) [DVD]
DVD cover of Easy Money (1948) from Strawberry Media and the Rank Collection [2020] (1)

Released:
14th December, 2020
Price: £8.99
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Four people win big prizes on the football pools.
Featuring: Easy Money (1948).

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