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

Main title from The Planter’s Wife (1952) (13). Directed by Ken Annakin
The Planter’s Wife
The Planter’s Wife (1952) opening credits (13)
Main title from The Planter’s Wife (1952) (12)
The Planter’s Wife
The Planter’s Wife (1952) opening credits (12)
Main title from The Planter’s Wife (1952) (11)
The Planter’s Wife
The Planter’s Wife (1952) opening credits (11)
Main title from The Planter’s Wife (1952) (10)
The Planter’s Wife
The Planter’s Wife (1952) opening credits (10)
Main title from The Planter’s Wife (1952) (9)
The Planter’s Wife
The Planter’s Wife (1952) opening credits (9)
Main title from The Planter’s Wife (1952) (8)
The Planter’s Wife
The Planter’s Wife (1952) opening credits (8)
Main title from The Planter’s Wife (1952) (7)
The Planter’s Wife
The Planter’s Wife (1952) opening credits (7)
Main title from The Planter’s Wife (1952) (6). And Jeremy Spenser, Peter Asher, Tom Macaulay, Sonya Hana, Andy Ho, Yah Ming
The Planter’s Wife
The Planter’s Wife (1952) opening credits (6)
Main title from The Planter’s Wife (1952) (5). Also starring Anthony Steel and introducing Ram Gopal
The Planter’s Wife
The Planter’s Wife (1952) opening credits (5)
Main title from The Planter’s Wife (1952) (4)
The Planter’s Wife
The Planter’s Wife (1952) opening credits (4)
Main title from The Planter’s Wife (1952) (3). Claudette Colbert and Jack Hawkins
The Planter’s Wife
The Planter’s Wife (1952) opening credits (3)
Main title from The Planter’s Wife (1952) (2). A Pinnacle production
The Planter’s Wife
The Planter’s Wife (1952) opening credits (2)
Main title from The Planter’s Wife (1952) (1)
The Planter’s Wife
The Planter’s Wife (1952) opening credits (1)
Main title from Wild Geese II (1985) (24). Directed by Peter Hunt
Wild Geese II
Wild Geese II (1985) opening credits (24)
Main title from Wild Geese II (1985) (23). Produced by Euan Lloyd
Wild Geese II
Wild Geese II (1985) opening credits (23)

Recent DVD and Blu-ray Releases


Young Wives’ Tale (1951) [DVD]
DVD cover of Young Wives’ Tale (1951) from Network Distributing and the British Film [2021] (1). Derek Farr, Helen Cherry, Joan Greenwood, Nigel Patrick

Released:
5th July, 2021
Price: £8.99
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A playwright and his slaphappy wife share a house with a super-efficient couple.
Featuring: Young Wives’ Tale (1951).

Young Wives’ Tale (1951) [Blu-ray]
Young Wives’ Tale (1951) Blu-ray cover from Network Distributing and the British Film [2021] (1). Joan Greenwood, Derek Farr, Nigel Patrick, Helen Cherry

Released:
5th July, 2021
Price: £12.99
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A playwright and his slaphappy wife share a house with a super-efficient couple.
Featuring: Young Wives’ Tale (1951).

London Town (1946) [DVD]
DVD cover of London Town (1946) from Strawberry Media [2021] (2)

Released:
21st June, 2021
Price: £8.99
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An understudy finally achieves stardom thanks to his daughter’s schemes.
Featuring: London Town (1946).

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).

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Newly Added Productions


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