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

Photograph of British actress, Deborah Kerr, at the Variety Club’s Christmas luncheon in December 1960
Deborah Kerr
Deborah Kerr at the Variety Club’s Christmas lunch, December 1960
Photograph of English actor, Peter Sellers (1)
Peter Sellers
Peter Sellers, English actor, photograph (1)
Main title from The Mouse That Roared (1959) (16). Directed by Jack Arnold
The Mouse That Roared
The Mouse That Roared (1959) opening credits (16)
Main title from The Mouse That Roared (1959) (15). Produced by Walter Shenson
The Mouse That Roared
The Mouse That Roared (1959) opening credits (15)
Main title from The Mouse That Roared (1959) (14)
The Mouse That Roared
The Mouse That Roared (1959) opening credits (14)
Main title from The Mouse That Roared (1959) (13)
The Mouse That Roared
The Mouse That Roared (1959) opening credits (13)
Main title from The Mouse That Roared (1959) (12)
The Mouse That Roared
The Mouse That Roared (1959) opening credits (12)
Main title from The Mouse That Roared (1959) (11)
The Mouse That Roared
The Mouse That Roared (1959) opening credits (11)
Main title from The Mouse That Roared (1959) (10)
The Mouse That Roared
The Mouse That Roared (1959) opening credits (10)
Main title from The Mouse That Roared (1959) (9)
The Mouse That Roared
The Mouse That Roared (1959) opening credits (9)
Main title from The Mouse That Roared (1959) (8). With MacDonald Parke, Austin Willis, Timothy Bateson, Monte Landis, Alan Gifford, Colin Gordon, Harold Kasket
The Mouse That Roared
The Mouse That Roared (1959) opening credits (8)
Main title from The Mouse That Roared (1959) (7). With William Hartnell, David Kossoff, Leo McKern
The Mouse That Roared
The Mouse That Roared (1959) opening credits (7)
Main title from The Mouse That Roared (1959) (6)
The Mouse That Roared
The Mouse That Roared (1959) opening credits (6)
Main title from The Mouse That Roared (1959) (5). Peter Sellers, Jean Seberg
The Mouse That Roared
The Mouse That Roared (1959) opening credits (5)
Main title from The Mouse That Roared (1959) (4)
The Mouse That Roared
The Mouse That Roared (1959) opening credits (4)

Recent DVD and Blu-ray Releases


The Passionate Stranger (1957) [Blu-ray]
The Passionate Stranger (1957) Blu-ray cover from Studio Canal [2023] (1) featuring Carlo Giustini and Margaret Leighton

Released:
14th August, 2023
Price: £15.00
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A lady novelist bases a character on her virile chauffeur; he reads the book and thinks she fancies him.
Featuring: The Passionate Stranger (1957).

Saraband For Dead Lovers (1948) [Blu-ray]
Saraband for Dead Lovers (1948) Blu-ray cover from Studiocanal [2023] (1) featuring Joan Greenwood and Stewart Granger

Released:
13th March, 2023
Price: £12.00
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The tragic love affair of Konigsmark and Sophie Dorothea, wife of the Elector of Hanover who later became George I.
Featuring: Saraband for Dead Lovers (1948).

The Queen of Spades (1949) [Blu-ray]
The Queen of Spades (1949) Blu-ray cover from Studio Canal [2023] (1) featuring Edith Evans

Released:
23rd January, 2023
Price: £12.00
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A Russian officer tries to wrest from an ancient countess the secret of winning at cards, in return for which he has sold his soul to the devil; but she dies of fright and haunts him.
Featuring: The Queen of Spades (1949).

Girl Stroke Boy (1973) [Blu-ray]
Girl Stroke Boy (1973) Blu-ray cover from Powerhouse Films [2022] (1)

Released:
17th January, 2022
Price: £17.00
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A well-to-do couple try to find out if their son’s house guest is male or female.
Featuring: Girl Stroke Boy (1973).

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