Rent A Rainy Afternoon at the Flicks: Vol.2 (1963)

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Recreating a good old-fashioned afternoon at the Flicks, with a short, a main feature, vintage adverts and the national anthem at the end!

Vintage Cinema Adverts 1950's
1950s cinema adverts including special offers from Drene Shampoo and Gleem toothpaste, swing dance lessons from the Arthur Murray School of Dancing.
The B Feature: Shadow of Fear (1963)
This intriguing spy thriller opens with Bill (Paul Maxwell) waiting for his flight home from Baghdad, where he takes a message from a British secret agent. On his arrival in London, two men posing as police officers take him to a hotel where he delivers the message.
Main Feature: Identity Unknown (I960)
This romantic drama follows two reporters who interview the surviving relatives of a fatal plane crash. As the story unfolds, they begin to develop a relationship.
Bonus Feature: The Promise (1952)
This spiritual drama centres on a young social worker who takes over from the recently deceased Mr. Townsend and tries to understand what is motivating his need to help others.
Bonus Feature: Fools Rush In (1955)
A detective mystery, which features a robbery from a ship with a cargo full of diamonds. (AKA Death Tide).
The National Anthem
Come to London Zoo!
A short promotional film made by London Zoo in the 1940s highlighting the animals on display. Features: the new lion enclosure, the parks and gardens.
The B Feature: Passing Clouds (1941)
This supernatural drama is a forgotten gem which tells the story of a young man who becomes involved with a spiritualist group after his fiance dies. (AKA Spellbound / The Spell of Amy Nugent / Ghost Story).
Main Feature: You Will Remember (1941)
Based on the life of popular English composer Leslie Stuart (Robert Morley) this musical biography film follows his rise to fame after the publication of his first song and through his glory days in the early 1900s. He had success in the music halls with shows such as Florodora; but fell from grace due to the popularisation of Jazz.
Bonus Feature: The Adventures of Jane (1949)
This comedy film is based on the stage show inspired by the comic strip 'Jane', originally created by Norman Pett. The heroine had a habit of accidentally losing her clothes and was always accompanied by her pet dachshund Fritz.
The National Anthem
One a Minute
Made in the 1940s this previously lost short looks at Gordon's 'wonderful' inventions.
Let's Visit Lancashire (1940s)
A charming salute to Lancashire made in the late 1940s and 1950s.
The B Feature: That Brennan Girl (1946)
This romantic drama features Ziggy Brennan (Mona Freeman), a feisty girl who is led astray; first by her gold-digging mother, and then by a local con artist. (AKA Tough Girl).
Main Feature: Thunder Rock (1942)
A Boulting brothers classic, this British drama combines the supernatural with themes of war and the fight for freedom. An English journalist tries to warn the public of the dangers of Adolf Hitler, but without response.
The National Anthem
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John I. Phillips, Edward J. Danziger, Harry Lee Danziger, Victor Komow, Charles F. Vetter, R. Murray-Leslie, Charles Q. Steel, Edward G. Whiting, Alfred Santell, John Boulting
Ronald Liles, Jim O'Connolly, T.F. Fotherby, Brian Clemens, Lawrence Barrett, Charles F. Vetter, Victor Komow, Miles Malleson, Hugh Benson, Robert Hugh Benson, Lydia Hayward, Christopher Morley, Sewell Stokes, Alfred J. Goulding, Con West, Edward G. Whiting, Adela Rogers St. Johns, Doris Anderson, Robert Ardrey, Jeffrey Dell
Renown Pictures
Action & Adventure, Classics, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Horror, Music & Musicals, Romance, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Special Interest, Thrillers
Release Date:
Run Time:
647 minutes
English LPCM Mono
DVD Regions:
Region 0 (All)
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
B & W
Disc 1:
This disc includes the following:
- Vintage Cinema Adverts 1950's
- The B Feature: Shadow of Fear (1963)
- Main Feature: Identity Unknown (I960)
- Bonus Feature: The Promise (1952)
- Bonus Feature: Fools Rush In (1955)
- The National Anthem
Disc 2:
This disc includes the following:
- Come to London Zoo!
- The B Feature: Passing Clouds (1941)
- Main Feature: You Will Remember (1941)
- Bonus Feature: The Adventures of Jane (1949)
- The National Anthem
Disc 3:
This disc includes the following:
- One a Minute
- Let's Visit Lancashire (1940s)
- The B Feature: That Brennan Girl (1946)
- Main Feature: Thunder Rock (1942)
- The National Anthem

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