Ealing Studios Rarities Collection: Volume 1

  |  Buy to Own: 08/04/2013
  |  360 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


A collection of classic features from the iconic British film studio. 'Escape' (1930), directed by Basil Dean, tells the story of a man who escapes from Dartmoor Prison and is hunted across the surrounding moors. Gerald Du Maurier and Edna Best star. 'West of Zanzibar' (1954), directed by Harry Watt, follows an African tribe forced to depart their native territory in search of pastures new. Anthony Steel, Sheila Sim and Edric Connor lead the cast. 'Penny Paradise' (1938), directed by Carol Reed, follows Joe Higgins (Edmund Gwenn), a Liverpool tug boat captain who believes he has won big on the penny pools and plans accordingly. However, will he regret trusting his first mate to post the coupon? Finally, Leo Mittler directs 'Cheer Up!' (1936), a comic tale of two struggling composers who attempt to raise funds for a musical starring Stanley Lupino and Sally Gray.