• Main title from the 1970 ‘Wedding Plans’ episode of For the Love of Ada (1970-1971)
  • Main title from Tales That Witness Madness (1973) (1). In color. A Paramount picture. Copyright 1973 by World Film Services Limited. All rights reserved
  • Main title from Chain of Events (1958) (1). Copyright 1958 by Beaconsfield Films Limited
  • Main title from Jesus of Nazareth (1977) (21). Ralph Richardson as Simeon
  • Main title from Jesus of Nazareth (1977) (16). Laurence Olivier as Nicodemus
  • Main title from Jesus of Nazareth (1977) (14). James Mason as Joseph of Arimathea

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 melodrama – often from Gainsborough Pictures – and World War II propaganda.

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Recent Pictures

Main title from Jesus of Nazareth (1977) (5). With guest stars
Jesus of Nazareth
Jesus of Nazareth (1977) opening credits (5)
Main title from Jesus of Nazareth (1977) (4). Starring Robert Powell as Jesus
Jesus of Nazareth
Jesus of Nazareth (1977) opening credits (4)
Main title from Jesus of Nazareth (1977) (3)
Jesus of Nazareth
Jesus of Nazareth (1977) opening credits (3)
Main title from Jesus of Nazareth (1977) (2). Franco Zeffirelli’s production of
Jesus of Nazareth
Jesus of Nazareth (1977) opening credits (2)
Main title from Jesus of Nazareth (1977) (1). Sir Lew Grade presents
Jesus of Nazareth
Jesus of Nazareth (1977) opening credits (1)
Main title from Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) (6). With Edna May Oliver George Sanders, May Robson, Zasu Pitts
Nurse Edith Cavell
Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) opening credits (6)
Main title from Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) (5). A Herbert Wilcox production
Nurse Edith Cavell
Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) opening credits (5)
Main title from Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) (4). Anna Neagle as
Nurse Edith Cavell
Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) opening credits (4)
Main title from Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) (3). Imperadio Pictures Ltd presents
Nurse Edith Cavell
Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) opening credits (3)
Main title from Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) (2). An RKO Radio Picture
Nurse Edith Cavell
Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) opening credits (2)
Main title from Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) (1). British Board of Film Censors. Carlisle House Soho, W1. Secretary: J Brooke Wilkinson. This is to certify that ‘Nurse Edith Cavell’ has been Passed for Universal Exhibition and complies with the requirements of the Ministry of Information
Nurse Edith Cavell
Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) opening credits (1)
Main title from The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) (17). Directed by David Lean
The Bridge on the River Kwai
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) opening credits (17)
Main title from The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) (16)
The Bridge on the River Kwai
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) opening credits (16)
Main title from The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) (15)
The Bridge on the River Kwai
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) opening credits (15)
Main title from The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) (14). A Horizon picture photographed in CinemaScope
The Bridge on the River Kwai
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) opening credits (14)

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
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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
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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
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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
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Featuring: Justice is a Woman (1969), Justice (1971-74).

Footsteps in the Fog (1955) [Blu-ray]
Footsteps in the Fog Blu-ray from Powerhouse Films Indicator

Released:
30th July, 2018
Price: £14.99
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A Victorian murderer plans to eliminate his blackmailing maid.
Featuring: Footsteps in the Fog (1955).

I’ll Be Your Sweetheart (1945) [DVD]
I’ll Be Your Sweetheart DVD from Strawberry Media (2018)

Released:
14th May, 2018
Price: £12.99
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In 1900, songwriters fight with copyright pirates.
Featuring: I’ll Be Your Sweetheart (1945).

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