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EALING RARITIES COLLECTION: VOLUME TWO on dvd

posted 5 Apr 2013, 07:02 by Julian Whiting

Ealing Studios Rarities Collection Volume 2EALING RARITIES COLLECTION: VOLUME TWO (U)         £14.99
A global byword for cinematic quality of a quintessentially British nature, Ealing Studios made more than 150 films over a three decade period. A cherished and significant part of British film history, only selected films from both the Ealing and Associated Talking Pictures strands have previously been made available on home video format – with some remaining unseen since their original theatrical release.

The Ealing Rarities Collection redresses this imbalance – featuring new transfers from the best available elements, in their correct aspect ratio, this multi-volume collection showcases a range of scarce films from both Basil Dean’s and Michael Balcon’s tenure as studio head, making them available once more to the general public.

MIDSHIPMAN EASY (1935)
In the 1790s, a group of young midshipmen set sail for the first time – little realising they are embarking on an adventure that will see them battling pirates and smugglers.
Black and White / 1.33:1 / Mono / English

BRIEF ECSTASY (1938)
A remarkable story of love lost and found, as a young couple are separated by circumstance, and plunged into emotional turmoil by a reunion…
Black and White / 1.33:1 / Mono / English

THE BIG BLOCKADE (1942)
John Mills and Will Hay star in a wartime propaganda docu-drama showing the effects of the Allied blockade of Nazi Germany.
Black and White / 1.33:1 / Mono / English

THE FOUR JUST MEN (1939)
Two vital clues reveal the lynchpin of a plot to destroy the British Empire: Sir Hamar Ryman, M.P., advocate of appeasement, and traitor…
Black and White / 1.33:1 / Mono / English

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