Reel Love Stories Volume 2

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Reel Love Stories Volume 2

3 DVD box set complete with Optional Subtitles

Set of eight films, ALL FULLY RESTORED, Running Time: 683 minutes.

The eight films featured in this 3-DVD box set reveal love in many forms; romantic, jealous, illicit, complicated, happy and sad. The stars include Patricia Dainton, Lisa Daniely, Basil Rathbone, Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Kirk Douglas and Barbara Stanwyck in films spanning three decades from 1933 to 1961.

Ticket To Paradise (1961)
Director: Francis Searle. This previously lost story of romance between a travel agent and a tourist, is set in Italy and stars Emrys Jones, Patricia Dainton and Denis Shaw. 

Love In Pawn (1953)
Director: Charles Saunders. Bernard Braden and his wife Barbara Kelly play a penniless couple who will receive £10,000 if husband Roger can live a sober, profitable life. Also stars: John Laurie and Laurence Naismith.

The Second Woman (1950)
Director: James V Kern. A mystery-suspense film shot in California. Starring Betsy Drake, Robert Young, John Sutton and Florence Bates, it tells the story of an architect whose fiancée was killed the night before their wedding. 

Hindle Wakes (1952)
Director: Arthur Crabtree. Starring Leslie Dwyer, Lisa Daniely, Joan Hickson and Brian Worth, this story of illicit love follows two mill-girls who travel to Blackpool on holiday. 

Love From A Stranger (1937)
Director: Rowland V. Lee This thrilling drama was lauded at the time as a masterpiece of suspense. Based on an Agatha Christie story,  it stars Basil Rathbone,
Ann Harding, Bruce Seton and Binnie Hale. A lottery winner marries a fortune hunter who takes her to live in a remote cottage, where she begins to suspect and fear him. Produced at Denham Studios, with a music score by a young Benjamin Britten, reviewers praised the dramatic suspense and fine acting.

Flood Tide (1934)
Director: John Baxter. This romantic story is set on the Thames estuary with many scenes shot on location, revealing the now lost world of the inland working
waterways. Starring George Carney, Peggy Novak, Janice Adair and Leslie Hatton, it follows the complicated love life of a young Royal Navy man.

Penny Serenade (1941)
Director: George Stevens. Irene Dunne and Cary Grant star in this melodrama following the highs and lows of the life of a married couple who encounter both unexpected sadness and unexpected joy. The film depicts passing time through the playing of songs matched to the different time periods, including:
The Japanese Sandman, These Foolish Things, Just a Memory, Three O’Clock in the Morning, Ain’t We Got Fun and The Prisoner’s Song. 

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
Director: Lewis Milestone. Kirk Douglas made his debut screen appearance in this dark drama, starring alongside Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin and Lizabeth Scott. Childhood friends become embroiled in love and murder. Producer Hal B. Wallis discovered Kirk Douglas when he watched the actor in a play on the advice of Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall and cast him in the film.

 

Additional information

Weight .250 kg
Dimensions 19.5 × 13.5 × 2.5 cm