WAR IN FILM Box Set 3-DVD Collection Volume 1
with optional subtitles
A collection from the Renown archives of films depicting war in many different ways. Fully restored, with optional subtitles, Volume 1 of this three-DVD box set includes: Who Goes Next; Subway in the Sky Desert Mice; The Treasure of San Teresa; During One Night; The Hand; Beyond the Curtain; Mr Kingstreet’s War and a bonus feature, the exclusive Renown documentary: Lest We Forget.
Who Goes Next (1938)
Director: Maurice Elvey Cast: Barry K. Barnes, Sophie Stewart, Jack Hawkins, Charles Eaton, Frank Birch, Andrew Osborn, Roy Findlay, Alastair MacIntyre, Meinhart Maur, Francis James, Viola Compton, Elizabeth Nolan, Charles Lancing, Francis R. Mann, Wyndham Hewett, Kitty Kirwan, George Spence. A group of British officers attempt to escape a POW camp.
Subway in the Sky (1959)
Director: Muriel Box. Cast: Hildegard Knef, Cec Linder, Katherine Kath, Van Johnson, Tom Watson, Albert Lieven, Gerda Larsen, Michael Bell, Chuck Keyser, Edward Judd, Vivian Matalon, Gaylord Cavallaro, E. Kerrigan Prescott, James Maxwell. Set in Berlin; a military doctor is accused of dealing in illegal drugs.
Desert Mice (1959)
Director: Michael Relph. Cast: Sid James, Dora Bryan, Alfred Marks, Liz Fraser, Dick Bentley, Irene Handl, Joan Benham, Gilbert Davis, Reginald Beckwith, Kenneth Fortescue, Marius Goring, Anthony Bushell, Philo Hauser, John Le Mesurier, Anthony Bate, Jim O’Brady, Yvonne Buckingham, Nigel Davenport, Harry Landis, Paul Eddington, Arthur Howard, Stanley Escane, Ivor Salter. The story of an ENSA troupe of entertainers in North Africa.
The Treasure of San Teresa (1959) (AKA Hot Money Girl)
Director: Alvin Rakoff. Cast: Eddie Constantine, Dawn Addams, Marius Goring, Christopher Lee, Nadine Tallier, Walter Gotell, Willy Witte, Tsai Chin,Georgina Cookson, Clive Dunn, Steve Plytas, Derek Sydney, Anna Turner, Stella Bonheur, Leslie ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson, Gaylord Cavallaro, Hubert Mittendorf. American ex-serviceman returns to Europe to retrieve jewels hidden from the Nazis in 1944.
During One Night (1960) (AKA Night of Passion)
Directed & written by: Sidney J. Furie. Cast: Don Borisenko, Susan Hampshire, Sean Sullivan, Joy Webster, Alan Gibson, Graydon Gould, Barbara Ogilvie, Tom Busby, Jackie Collins, Roy Stephens, Michael Golden, Colin Maitland. 24 hours in the lives of two World War II airmen, one with a terrible injury, one dealing with life.
The Hand (1960)
Director: Henry Cass. Cast: Derek Bond, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Reed De Rouen, Ray Cooney, Reginald Hearne, Tony Hilton, Bryan Coleman, Harold Scott, Walter Randall, Jean Dallas, Gwenda Ewen, Michael Moore, Ronald Wilson, Pat Hicks. Revenge thriller which follows the trail of the murder of a one-handed man back to a POW camp in Burma in 1946.
Beyond the Curtain (1960)
Director: Compton Bennett. Cast: Richard Greene, Eva Bartok, Marius Goring, Lucie Mannheim, Andree Melly, George Mikell, John Welsh, Denis Shaw, Annette Carell, Gaylord Cavallaro, Leonard Sachs, Brian Wilde, Steve Plytas, Guy Kingsley Poynter, André Mikhelson, Court Benson, Carmen Blanck, Max Brimmell, Maurice Browning, Ian Curry, Bill Edwards, Thomas Foulkes. A German-born airline stewardess is trapped behind the Iron Curtain when a flight she is on is forced down.
Mr Kingstreet’s War (1971)
Director: Percival Rubens. Cast: John Saxon, Tippi Hedren, Rossano Brazzi, Kerry Jordan, Brian O’Shaughnessy, Gaby Getz, Joe Seakatsie, Roland Robinson, Anthony Wheeler, John Marcus, Raymond Matuson, Luigi Vitali, Michael Preston, Tullio Monetas. Caught between warring factions in 1939 just before World War II, the Kingstreets battle to protect their way of life.
BONUS FEATURE: Lest We Forget (2018)
Exclusive documentary, made for Talking Pictures TV, commemorating the centenary of the end of WWI. Presented by war historian Alan Forbes, who visited Flanders and the Somme to pay moving tributes to “Our Boys”.