The Ealing Studios Rarities Collection - Volume 6
A global byword for cinematic quality of a quintessentially British nature, Ealing Studios made more than 150 films over a three decade period. A cherished and significant part of British film history, only selected films from both the Ealing and Associated Talking Pictures strands have previously been made available on home video format - with some remaining unseen since their original theatrical release.
The Ealing Rarities Collection redresses this imbalance - featuring new transfers from the best available elements, in their correct aspect ratio, this multi-volume collection showcases a range of scarce films from both Basil Dean's and Michael Balcon's tenure as studio head, making them available once more to the general public.
The Fortunate Fool (1933)
A wealthy author, looking for material, 'adopts' an incorrigible thief he finds in the streets, together with an attractive typist who is down on her luck.
Calling The Tune (1936)
The story of the love between the daughter of a record manufacturer and the son of the man he had cheated, set during the early days of the gramophone industry.
The Girl In The Taxi (1937)
The head of a Parisian purity league is found out to be anything but when his organisation mistakenly sends an award to the wrong person.
Includes comedy The Fortunate Fool and three dramas.
First released: Monday 16th September 2013
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