EALING RARITIES COLLECTION: VOLUME FOUR (U) £14.99
Fourth collection of classic features from the iconic British film studio. ‘Secret of the Loch’ (1934) stars Seymour Hicks as an elderly professor who sets out in search of the Loch Ness Monster. What will he discover? ‘Birds of Prey’ (1930) follows a pair of criminals who set out to exact revenge on the police commissioner who sent them to prison.
Robert Loraine, Warwick Ward and Frank Lawton star. ‘Davy’ (1957) tracks the dilemma faced by the eponymous character (Harry Secombe) as to whether he should continue touring with his family music hall act, the Mad Morgans, or set out alone. Finally, ‘The Loves of Joanna Godden’ (1947) follows a young woman who determines to make her own way in life.
By choosing to run the farm she has inherited and declining wealthy suitors, Joanna (Googie Withers) upsets many in the local community, but will she find happiness?
BEST OF BRITISH B MOVIES – THE CORSAIR COLLECTION: VOLUME 1(PG) 1954 £14.99
Double bill of 1950s British crime thrillers produced by Corsair Pictures. In ‘The Harassed Hero’ (1954), based on the novel by Ernest Dudley, Murray Selwyn (Guy Middleton) is suffering from a nervous disorder and has been advised by his physicians to avoid stressful situations. Unluckily for him, however, he inadvertantly becomes involved in a crime plot when he comes into the possession of some valuable equipment that a gang of counterfeiters are eager to get hold of.
In ‘The Night Won’t Talk’ (1952), a model is strangled to death and with her ex-husband, her new lover and an artist all suspects in the case, the police enlist the help of a renowned sculptress in a plan to catch the killer.
BEST OF BRITISH B MOVIES – THE CORSAIR COLLECTION: VOLUME 2 (PG) 1954 £14.99
Double bill of 1950s British crime thrillers produced by Corsair Pictures. In ‘Meet Mr Malcolm’ (1954), mystery writer Colin Knowles (Richard Gale) attempts to solve a real-life murder when his wife’s employer is found dead. With the arrival of some disturbing letters, it looks as though the killer is about to strike again…
In ‘I’m a Stranger’ (1952), George Westcott (Patric Doonan) travels to London to collect a large inheritance but his grandfather’s will has disappeared. He gets assistance from film star Greta Gynt (playing herself), Police Inspector Craddock (Hector Ross) and window cleaner Horatio Flowerdew (James Hayter) as he deals with members of the family who have been cut out of the will. But it appears that George is not all he seems…
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