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From the stoical determination of Alec Guinness in 'Bridge On The River Kwai', to the madcap humour of Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn in 'Bringing Up Baby', here' s page 1 of 7 classic films pages selected by Booksmusicfilmstv.com, and available, on video, from Amazon.co.uk.

Other classics on this page include 'The African Queen', with the memorable cranky chemistry of Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn, James Cagney at his most menacing in 'Angels With Dirty Faces', Audrey Hepburn's moving rendition of 'Moon River' in 'Breakfast At Tiffany's', and probably the greatest of all films, 'Casablanca', starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. Plus, a whole host of classic comedy films from Charlie Chaplin, Abbott and Costello, and the Carry On team.

- Paul Rance.


20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (Kirk Douglas, Peter Lorre, 1954)(Disney) Video

The 39 Steps [Robert Donat, 1935] Video

49th Parallel [1941] Video 633 Squadron [1964] Video


Abbott and Costello Videos

Abbott And Costello - Africa Screams [1949] Video
Abbott And Costello - Jack And The Beanstalk [1952] Video
Abbott And Costello - Lost In Alaska [1952] Video
Abbott And Costello Go To Mars [1953] Video
Abbott And Costello Meet Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde [1953] Video
Abbott And Costello Meet Frankenstein [1948] Video
Abbott And Costello Meet The Invisible Man [1951] Video


The Absent-Minded Professor [1961] Video Ace High [1968] Video

An Affair To Remember [1957] Video

The African Queen [Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, 1951] Video

The African Queen [1951] Video

The Agony And The Ecstasy [1965] Video Alexander The Great [Richard Burton, 1955] Video

Alfie [Michael Caine, 1965] Video

Alfred Hitchcock - Collector's Edition - 39 Steps/The Man Who Knew Too Much / Secret Agent / Jamaica Inn [1935] Video

Alfred Hitchcock Hours - Vol. 1 - I Saw The Whole Thing / The Black Curtain / Tangled Web [1962] Video

Alice Adams [1935] Video Alice In Wonderland (1951) (Disney) Video

All About Eve [Bette Davis, 1950] Video Alphaville (1965) Video

An American In Paris [1951] Video

The Amorous Prawn [1962] Video

Anatomy Of A Murder [1959] Video

Anchors Aweigh [Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, 1945] Video

Angel And The Badman [1947] Video

Angels Over Broadway [1940] Video

Angels With Dirty Faces [James Cagney, 1938] Video

Animal Crackers [1930] Video

Animal Farm [1955] Video

Animation Classics: National Film Board Of Canada [1949] Vide

 Anna Karenina [1947] Video

Annie Get Your Gun [1950] Video

The Apartment [1960] Video

The Ape Man [1943] Video

April In Paris [1952] Video

Arabesque [1966] Video

Arsenic And Old Lace [Cary Grant, 1944] Video

The Asphalt Jungle [1950] Video

Attack [1956] Video

The Awful Doctor Orlof [1962] Video


Halliwell's Film, Video and DVD Guide 2005
Halliwell's Film, Video and DVD Guide 2005
Leslie Halliwell


The Bachelor And The Bobbysoxer [1947] Video

Back To Bataan [1945] Video

The Bad And The Beautiful [Kirk Douglas, 1952] Video

Barabbas [1961] Video

The Barbarian And The Geisha [1958] Video

The Barefoot Contessa [1954] Video

Barefoot In The Park [1967] Video

Battle Of Britain [1969] Video

Battle Of The Bulge [1965] Video

Battle Of The River Plate [1956] Video

Battleship Potemkin [1925] Video

The Beachcomber [1954] Video

Beat Girl [1960] Video

The Beatles - Help! - Plus Unseen Footage [1965] Video

The Belles Of St. Trinians [1954] Video

The Bells Of St. Mary's [1945] Video

Best Picture [1942] Video

Beyond A Reasonable Doubt [1956] Video

Bible, The - In The Beginning [1966] Video

The Big Country [1958] Video

The Big Sky [1952] Video

The Big Sleep [1946] Video

The Big Trail [1930] Video

Billy Liar [1963] Video

Birdman Of Alcatraz [1962] Video

The Birds [1963] Video

The Birth Of A Nation [1915] Video

The Birthday Party [1968] Video

Black Narcissus [1946] Video

Blonde Venus [1932] Video

The Blood Of Fu Manchu [1965] Video

Blow Up [David Hemmings, 1966] Video

The Blue Angel [Marlene Dietrich, 1930] Video

The Blue Lamp [Dirk Bogarde, 1950] Video

The Blue Max [George Peppard, 1966] Video

Blue Murder At St. Trinians [1956] Video

The Body Snatcher [1945] Video

Born Yesterday [1950] Video

The Boston Strangler [Tony Curtis, 1968] Video

A Bout De Souffle [1959] Video

Boys Will Be Boys/Good Morning Boys [Will Hay, 1935] Video

Breakfast At Tiffany's [Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, 1961] Video

The Bride Of Frankenstein [Boris Karloff, 1935] Video

The Bridge At Remagen [1968] Video


The Bridge On The River Kwai [1957] The Bridge On The River Kwai [1957]

Amazon.co.uk Review
Based on the true story of the building of a bridge on the Burma railway by British prisoners-of-war held under a savage Japanese regime in World War II, The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) is one of the greatest war films ever made. The film received seven Oscars, including Best Picture, Director, Performance (Alex Guinness), for Sir Malcolm Arnold's superb music, and for the screenplay from the novel by Pierre Boulle (who also wrote Monkey Planet, the inspiration for Planet of the Apes). The story does take considerable liberties with history, including the addition of an American saboteur played by William Holden, and an entirely fictitious but superbly constructed and thrilling finale. Made on a vast scale, the film reinvented the war movie as something truly epic, establishing the cinematic beachhead for The Longest Day (1962), Patton (1970) and A Bridge Too Far (1977). It also proved a turning-point in director David Lean's career. Before he made such classic but conventionally scaled films as In Which We Serve (1942) and Hobson's Choice (1953). Afterwards there would only be four more films, but their names are Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Dr Zhivago (1965), Ryan's Daughter (1970) and A Passage to India (1984). --Gary S Dalkin --This text refers to the DVD edition.

Synopsis
Set in Burma during World War II, the story follows British P.O.Ws forced to build a large bridge for the Japanese, while Allied commandos are sent to destroy it. Winner of seven Academy Awards.


Brief Encounter [Celia Johnson, Trevor Howerd, 1945] Video

Brief Encounter Video
Brief Encounter


Bringing Up Baby Video
Bringing Up Baby [1938] Video

Amazon.co.uk Review
"The love impulse in man", says a psychiatrist in Bringing Up Baby, "frequently reveals itself in terms of conflict." That's for sure. For a primer on the rules and regulations of the classic screwball comedy, which throws love and conflict into close proximity, look no further. A straight-laced paleontologist (Cary Grant) loses a dinosaur bone to a dog belonging to free-spirited heiress Katharine Hepburn. In trying to retrieve said bone, Grant is drawn into the vortex surrounding the delicious Hepburn, which becomes a flirtatious pas de deux that will transform both of them. Director Howard Hawks plays the complications as a breathless escalation of their "love impulse" yet the movie is nonetheless romantic for all its speed. (Hawks's His Girl Friday, also with Grant, goes even faster.) Grant and Hepburn are a match made in movie heaven, in sync with each other throughout. Not a great box-office success when first released, Bringing Up Baby has since taken its place as a high-water mark of the screwball form and it was used as a model for Peter Bogdanovich's What's Up, Doc? --Robert Horton

Synopsis
A wacky young lady causes a zoology professor to lose a dinosaur bone and a pet leopard, all in the same evening.


Brighton Rock [Richard Attenborough, 1947] Video

The Bulldog Breed [1960] Video

Bullitt [Steve McQueen, 1968] Video

Bus Stop [Marilyn Monroe, 1956] Video

Buster Keaton - Buster Keaton Collection - Pale Face [1921] Video

Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid [Paul Newman, Robert Redford, 1969] Video

Butterfield 8 [Elizabeth Taylor, 1960] Video

By The Light Of The Silvery Moon [1952] Video

Caesar And Cleopatra [1945] Video

Calamity Jane [1953] Video

Camelot [Richard Harris, Vanessa Redgrave, 1967] Video

Can Can [1960] Video

Captain Blood [1935] Video

Captains Courageous [1937] Video

The Captive Heart [1946] Video

The Caretaker [1963] Video

Carmen [1915] Video

Carousel [Shirley Jones, 1956] Video


Carry On Films Videos

Carry On Again Doctor [1969] Video
Carry On Cabby [1963] Video
Carry On Camping [1968] Video
Carry On Cleo [1965] Video
Carry On Constable [1959] Video
Carry On Cowboy [1965] Video
Carry On Cruising [1962] Video
Carry On Doctor / Carry On Again Doctor [1967] Video
Carry On Doctor [1967] Video
Carry On Don't Lose Your Head [1967] Video
Carry On Follow That Camel / Carry On Don't Lose Your Head [1967] Video
Carry On Follow That Camel [1967] Video
Carry On Jack [1963] Video
Carry On Nurse [1958] Video
Carry On Regardless [1961] Video
Carry On Screaming [1966] Video
Carry On Sergeant [1958] Video
Carry On Spying / Carry On Cruising [1964] Video
Carry On Spying [1964] Video
Carry On Teacher [1959] Video
Carry On Up The Jungle / Carry On Up The Khyber [1968] Video
Carry On Up The Khyber [1968] Video


Casablanca [Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, 1942] Video

Casino Royale [1967] Video

Casper The Friendly Ghost [1945] Video

The Cat And The Canary [1927] Video

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof [1958] Video

Cat People [1942] Video

Champagne Charlie [1944] Video

Champion [Kirk Douglas, 1953] Video

Charade [1963] Video

The Charge Of The Light Brigade [1968] Video


Charlie Chaplin Videos

Charlie Chaplin - A Burlesque On Carmen/Laughing Gas [1914] Video
Charlie Chaplin - A Dog's Life/The Kid [1918] Video
Charlie Chaplin - City Lights [1931] Video
Charlie Chaplin - Limelight [1952] Video
Charlie Chaplin - Modern Times [1936] Video
Charlie Chaplin - Monsieur Verdoux [1947] Video
Charlie Chaplin - The Gold Rush/Pay Day [1942] Video
Charlie Chaplin - The Great Dictator [1940] Video
Charlie Chaplin - The Kid / The Idle Class [1921] Video
Charlie Chaplin - The Little Tramp [1915] Video
Charlie Chaplin - The Rink / Behind The Screen/The Immigrant [1916] Video
Charlie Chaplin - Tillie's Punctured Romance/The Vagabond [1914] Video


Charly [1968] Video

Chase A Crooked Shadow [1957] Video

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang [1968] Video

The Cincinnati Kid [1965] Video

Citizen Kane [1941]

Cleopatra [1963]

The Colditz Story [1954]

The Comancheros [1961]

Convict 99/Ask A Policeman [1936]

Convoy [1940] Cool Hand Luke [1967]

Cool Hand Luke [1967]

Cover Girl [1944]

Crime : Ransom, Cop Land, The Thomas Crown Affair

Crooks In Cloisters [1964]

The Cruel Sea [1953]

Culloden [1964]

The Curse Of Frankenstein [1957]

Curse Of The Werewolf [1960]

Custer Of The West [1967]


 

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