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Welcome to the February / March 2017 Renown Film Club Newsletter!
Dear Club Members,
Hoping you are all well.
We were truly delighted to have seen reported in the Daily Express recently, that none other than HRH The Queen, watches Talking Pictures TV! It was reported on 5th February that during her recent spell of ill health she “cheered herself up” by watching vintage films on Talking Pictures TV! What a truly great honour knowing that Her Majesty approves of our little channel!!
By the time you read this newsletter The Renown Festival Of Film will be over for another year. But rest assured we have lots more events planned for 2017 more details to follow. Thank you to all of you who travelled far and wide for what was an excellent fun filled and informative day!
We have a bespoke limited edition Talking Pictures TV “Vintage Stars” shopping bag to celebrate British Film. This is available only from us, at just £12 with free postage and packing to all our club members.
Talking Pictures TV are looking to film some ‘Talkies’ with people who used to work in the film industry. From cinema owners, projectionists and usherettes to make-up, wardrobe and other studio roles. Were you an extra on a big classic or ripped a ticket when a star visited your cinema? If this was you, and you would like to share some of your memories with us, please get in touch, by phone, email or post, whichever is easiest.
This month our new release is the wonderful Vintage Transport in Film Collection - a must for all steam and transport enthusiasts and film lovers alike. Normally £29.99 this box set is available to you only, for just £15 with free postage, so grab yours now!
There is also a brilliant book deal this month from Elstree Studios, with a special price deal for members of just £20. We also have some great DVD club specials from our friends at Odeon / Screenbound, in a terrific 2 for £15 deal!
Stay Tuned and as ever, keep spreading the word and thank you for your support.
Noel, Sarah and Neill
THE RENOWN VINTAGE
TRANSPORT IN FILM
Take a trip down memory lane with this incredible box set and travel by plane, boat, bike, car or train with 16 vintage films on 4 DVD’s.
The box set includes THE FLAW (1955) directed by Terence Fisher and starring John Bentley in a tale of murder and a racing driver! STOCK CAR (1955) stars Paul Carpenter as a US motor racer who helps Rona Anderson run a garage and fight off the heavies!
BORN OF THE SEA (1949) is sea tale of a baby found at sea with Dorothea Paul. We move to steam locomotives for THE LAST JOURNEY (1935) starring Julien Mitchell. On his last day before retirement, he believes his wife is having an affair and plans to crash the train.
DANGER LIGHTS (1935) stars Robert (King Kong) Armstrong as a homeless man who is given a job on the rail road. In THE SHIPBUILDERS (1943) with Finlay Currie, we look at a story set during WW2 at a Clyde shipyard. MINESWEEPER (1943) is a war drama and stars Robert Arlan & Jean Parker featuring a naval deserter drawn back to service after the attack at Pearl Harbour.
We now take to the air for BUSH PILOT (1947), an adventure tale set in Canada. Jimmy Hanley and Lionel Jeffries star in THE BLACK RIDER (1954) and then it’s the STREAMLINE EXPRESS (1935), for a story of blackmail aboard the super speed train, then a comedy documentary set at Dover is CALLING ALL CARS (1954).
Jimmy Hanley is back in NIGHT RIDE (1937) setting up as in the truck haulage business and RIVER BEAT (1954) sees John Bentley as Police Detective Barker, investigating a diamond smuggling case, co-starring Phyllis Kirk. Maxwell Reed, gets on his bike as a daredevil rider in THERE IS ANOTHER SUN (1951).
Wonderful archive footage of steam fueled vehicles in STEAM FAIR in the 50s and finally, watch a family of amateur sailors keeping the HMS Gladan afloat in 70s footage, TALL SHIPS, a rare short film.
It provides an intriguing insight into the past glories and hurdles the studio has faced, including the threat of closure, while looking forward to an exciting future.
This wonderful large format hardback book is available at the special club price of just £20.00 with free postage and packing!
We are delighted to present our new and exclusive shopping bag. Specially commissioned to celebrate the Third Renown Film Festival, this large cotton shopping bag features your favourite vintage film stars, as they gather around a nostalgic TV set to watch Talking Pictures TV.
Featuring Gert & Daisy, Sam Kydd, Diana Dors, Old Mother Riley, John Bentley and many more. This is a bespoke item, It will be created and delivered within 10 days of ordering.
This exclusive item is available for just £12.00 post free.
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CLUB SPECIALS NOT AVAILABLE ONLINE
Any 2 for £15
Choose A Selection From The List of DVD's Below.......
How to order
Order by Post
Please let us know what you would like to order and pop a cheque or postal order in the post made payable to Renown Productions Ltd and send to: Renown Pictures, PO Box 592, Kings Langley, Herts. WD4 4DB
Order by Phone
Or call our order hotline now on our free phone number: 0808 178 8212 or 01923 290555 and order directly with one of our team.
Alternatively you can order at our webshop online: WWW.RENOWNFILMS.CO.UK
CLUB SPECIALS NOT AVAILABLE ONLINE
The Box Set Online Discount Code = TPTV