Stage and screen star Godfrey Tearle, perhaps best-known for his brilliantly menacing turn as the treacherous Professor Jordan in Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps, plays a financier whose suicidal plan has unexpected results in this absorbing drama from the 1930s.
To-morrow – We Live is featured here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements, in its original theatrical aspect ratio.
Sir Charles Hendra, a prominent City financier now facing ruin, decides to take the one last step in life from which there is no return. As the final moment approaches, he pauses to reflect; and it occurs to him that there must be others in the same frame of mind and predicament. Hendra then conceives a plan: he will place an advertisement inviting to dinner twelve people who are also weary of life, and present them with a choice…
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.