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The Best of British War Cinema

The Best of British War Cinema

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This superb collection of classic British War Cinema includes 10 of the most prominent examples of British film making at it's 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: A foreign correspondent, an old salt, and his daughter unite to sabotage a U-boat base, in the British WWII thriller "The Day Will Dawn" (1942). With Deborah Kerr, Hugh Williams. Michael Wilding, Roland Culver, and James Mason carry out a "Secret Mission" (1942). With Williams, Carla Lehmann. The Battle of Arnhem is re-enacted in the docudrama "Theirs Is The Glory" (1946). Reporters Stanley Maxted, Allan Wood play themselves. A prize cow fuels the comic action of "Appointment With Venus" (1951). David Niven, Glynis Johns star. AKA: "Island Rescue." In "Seven Thunders" (1957), British POWs lay low in France. Stephen Boyd, Anna Gaylor star. AKA: "The Beasts Of Marseilles." Dirk Bogarde falls for a Japanese girl, in "The Wind Cannot Read" (1958). Yoko Tani, Ronald Lewis co-star. A British officer and the Dutch team to lift a diamond stash, in "Operation Amsterdam" (1959). With Peter Finch, Eva Bartok. Five-disc set also includes "Unpublished Story," "The Flemish Farm," and "Two Thousand Women." 15 hrs. Total.

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    Title: The Best of British War Cinema
    Genre: War-World War II
    Starring: Peter Finch, Dirk Bogarde, Hugh Williams, James Mason, Eva Bartok, Yoko Tani, Alexander Britton, Ronald Lewis, Michael Wilding, John Fraser
    Directors: Brian Desmond Hurst, Hugo Fregonese, Harold French, Jeffrey Dell, Ralph Thomas, Michael McCarthy
    Attributes: Boxed Set, Slim Pack, 5PC
    Release Date: 11/15/2011
    Product Type: DVD
    Rated: NR
    Catalog #: 61026
    UPC: 011301610263
    Item #: MDY161026

    Technical Information

    Street Date: 11/15/2011
    Closed Caption: No
    Studio: Timeless Media