The Best Of British War Cinema

Released: November 15, 2011 • Available in US & Canada
Product SKU: 011301610263
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Synopsis

This superb collection of classic British War Cinema includes 10 of the most prominent examples of British film making at its finest. Crackling with suspense and drama, these well-crafted films showcase great scripts, beautiful black and white cinematography, great dialog and some of the best actors then working in film, including Dirk Bogarde (The Wind Cannot Read), Peter Finch (Operation Amsterdam), Deborah Kerr (The Day Will Dawn), James Mason (Secret Mission), Stephen Boyd (Seven Thunders), David Niven and Glynis Johns (Appointment with Venus). A must-have for serious film buffs, Anglophiles and anyone with a taste for adventure, intrigue and danger!

INCLUDES:

Appointment with Venus (Island Rescue)

The Wind Cannot Read

Operation Amsterdam

Theirs is the Glory

The Day Will Dawn

Seven Thunders (The Beasts of Marseille)

Unpublished Story

Two Thousand Women

Secret Mission

The Flemish Farm

Product Information

Discs
5
Run-time
10.8 hrs
Aspect Ratio ?
1.33:1
Color
Black & White
Language
English
Region
1
Rating
Not Rated
Production Date
Various
Closed-Captioned ?
No
Subtitles
None

Appointment With Venus (Island Rescue)

TITLE NAME
Director Ralph Thomas
Actor David Niven
Actor George Coulouris
Actor Glynis Johns
Writer Jerrard Tickell
Writer Nicholas Phipps

Operation Amsterdam

TITLE NAME
Director Michael McCarthy
Actor Eva Bartok
Actor Peter Finch
Actor Tony Britton
Writer John Eldridge
Writer Michael McCarthy

Secret Mission

TITLE NAME
Director Harold French
Actor Carla Lehmann
Actor Hugh Williams
Actor James Mason
Writer Basil Bartlett
Writer Terence Young

Seven Thunders (The Beasts of Marseille)

TITLE NAME
Director Hugo Fregonese
Actor James Robertson Justice
Actor Stephen Boyd
Actor Tony Wright
Writer John Baines
Writer Rupert Croft-Cooke

The Day Will Dawn

TITLE NAME

The Flemish Farm

TITLE NAME
Director Jeffrey Dell
Actor Clifford Evans
Actor Clive Brook
Actor Jane Baxter
Writer Jeffrey Dell
Writer Jill Craigie

The Wind Cannot Read

TITLE NAME
Director Ralph Thomas
Actor Dirk Bogarde
Actor Ronald Lewis
Actor Yoko Tani
Writer Richard Mason

Theirs Is The Glory

TITLE NAME
Director Brian Desmond Hurst
Actor Allan Wood
Actor Stanley Maxted
Actor Thomas Scullion
Writer Louis Golding

Two Thousand Women

TITLE NAME
Director Frank Launder
Actor Flora Robson
Actor Patricia Roc
Actor Phyllis Calvert
Writer Frank Launder
Writer Michael Pertwee

Unpublished Story

TITLE NAME
Director Harold French
Actor Basil Radford
Actor Richard Greene
Actor Valerie Hobson
Writer Anthony Havelock-Allan
Writer Patrick Kirwan
...

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