The Night Won’t Talk DVD (1952)
The cafes and artists‘ studios of bohemian Chelsea provide the setting for this tightly plotted early-fifties Brit Noir thriller. Starring B-movie favourite Hy Hazell, noted character actor John Bailey and Ballard Berkely Fawlty Towers’ much-loved Major Gowen in the type of detective role for which he was best known during his earlier career, The Night Won’t Talk is featured here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements in its original theatrical aspect ratio.
London’s riverside ‘village’ awakens to the news that a murder has been committed. The victim, discovered strangled in bed, is Stella Smith, a beautiful young artist’s model. Stella, however, was a girl with many enemies: a deceiver of men who was ruthless in the pursuit of money and her career. While there are many who may have had the motive to kill her, the suspicions of Scotland Yard’s Inspector West are soon narrowed down to just three people…
The British Film
The British Film collection was launched by Network Distributing in April 2013 as part of a five-year plan to release over 450 vintage British films through a deal with Studiocanal, one of Europe’s leading distribution and production companies. Many of the films have never been available to own and will benefit from new transfers, affirming Network Distributing’s commitment to classic British cinema.
Titles include significant works from studios including Associated Talking Pictures, Ealing Studios, London Films, British Lion, Associated British Picture Corporation and EMI from the Studiocanal archive.