Rent The 1930s Collection (1936)

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Rent The 1930s Collection (aka The Lash / Big Ben Calling / Flood Tide / The Captain's Table) Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
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Synopsis:
Collection of four 1930s British dramas.

The Lash (1934)
Hearty morality tale about a self-made millionaire (Lyn Harding) and the weakling son (John Mills) who lets him down at every turn. Even jumping a ship bound for Australia to return to England and continue an affair with a married woman (Joan Maude). Finally the millionaire gives his son a savage beating with a stockman's whip. But has either learnt anything? Only time will tell.
Big Ben Calling (1935)
Hughie Green Comedy Musical in which a Radio shop proprietor, a songwriter and a cafe proprietress start a pirate radio station to help save themselves from financial disaster. They lead the police a merry dance until their secret location is uncovered.
Flood Tide (1934)
A shot on location story of life on the Thames Estuary in the 1930's. After doubts all round Ted (Leslie Hatton), son of a lock keeper, decides he does want to marry Betty (Janice Adair), daughter of a bargee, while the bargee, Bill (George Carney) is more worried about how to win the cup at the Bargee's Regatta.
The Captain's Table (1936)
On a transatlantic cruise ship, a musicians wife is found strangled. Suspects are plentiful, but, with the help of one of them, a detective who poses as a steward, the ship's captain (Percy Marmont) finally discovers the killer. Lively pocket crime drama that moves quickly and makes one wonder why Marmont directed so little.
Actors:
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Directors:
, Ivar Campbell, ,
Producers:
Julius Hagen, Norman Loudon, James A. FitzPatrick
Writers:
Vera Allinson, H. Fowler Mear, Cyril Campion, Sewell Collins, Owen Davis, Brock Williams, Donovan Pedelty, Anson Dyer, Joan Hodgson
Aka:
The Lash / Big Ben Calling / Flood Tide / The Captain's Table
Studio:
Renown Pictures
Genres:
British Films, Classics, Comedy, Drama, Music & Musicals
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
15/07/2016
Run Time:
270 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 0 (All)
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
B & W

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