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By Popular Demand: Some members of the community emailed and commented they really wanted the "Made In Ealing" but wished the size were smaller as they were concerned about ratio. Likely there were others with the same desire who did not write as quite a few of us grew up marveling on the amazing and classic Ealing films. Thanks to Davveywolf and Staff, we can now offer a "DW Staff Approved" version at 728 MB.[url]http://thebox.bz/forums.php?action=viewtopic&topicid=16680[/url]
You will laugh, giggle and shed an occasional tear...many of you will experience and enjoy wave after wave of nostalgia...then you'll be searching everywhere to watch many of the entire films as this brilliant documentary takes you on a wonderful journey through British film history
Britain's Greatest Films - Made In Ealing Omnibus BBC (1986)
This is an exceptional documentary on Ealing Studios and the legendary films we all know and love. ...a tribute to the British spirit and greatness in film leadership...with a special place in film and social history. Made in Ealing is filled with film clips, interviews with directors, producers and writers who worked on Ealing films, and never before seen behind-the-scenes footage. It was broadcast on BBC1 in Great Britain on February 5, 1986.This is a rich and informative episode of the BBC program Omnibus, produced by Roland Keating and narrated by Gavin Muller.
"When you hear the name "Ealing Studio's" you automatically think quality, for their short heyday in the 50's and 60's Ealing made the movies that the rest of the world envied.
Established in West London in1902, Ealing is the world's oldest working film studio. During the 1940s and 1950s,the company embarked on a series of celebrated comedies which became the studio's hallmark. These were often lightly satirical, and were seen to reflect aspects of British character and society.
Among these classics of British cinema: Hue and Cry (1947) - generally considered to be the first of the "Ealing Comedies" Nicholas Nickleby (1947) The Loves of Joanna Godden (1947) Frieda (1947) It Always Rains on Sunday (1947) Against the Wind (1948) Saraband for Dead Lovers (1948) - Ealing's first Technicolor film Another Shore (1948) Scott of the Antarctic (1948) Eureka Stockade (1949) Passport to Pimlico (1949) Whisky Galore! (1949) Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949) Train of Events (1949) A Run for Your Money (1949) The Blue Lamp (1950) Dance Hall (1950) Bitter Springs (1950) Cage of Gold (1950) The Magnet (1950) Pool of London (1951) The Lavender Hill Mob (1951) The Man in the White Suit (1951) Where No Vultures Fly (1951) His Excellency (1952) Secret People (1952) I Believe in You (1952) Mandy (film) (1952) The Gentle Gunman (1952) The Titfield Thunderbolt (1953) The Cruel Sea (1953) The Square Ring (1953) Meet Mr. Lucifer (1953) The Love Lottery (1954) The Maggie (1954) West of Zanzibar (1954) The Rainbow Jacket (1954) Lease of Life (1954) The Divided Heart (1954) Out of the Clouds (1955) The Night My Number Came Up (1955) The Ship That Died of Shame (1955) Touch and Go (1955)The Ladykillers (1955) The Feminine Touch (1956) Who Done It? (1956) The Long Arm (1956) The Man in the Sky (1957) The Shiralee (1957) Barnacle Bill (1957) Davy (1957) Dunkirk (1958) Nowhere to Go (1958)
More recent productions created at Ealing include the films: An Ideal Husband (1999) Notting Hill (1999) Lucky Break (2001) The Importance of Being Earnest (2002) Shaun of the Dead (2004) Valiant (2005) I Want Candy (2007) St Trinian's (2007); independent TV productions like The Royle Family (Granada),Bedtime (Hat Trick Productions), Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (Ghost), Emma Brody (20th Century Fox), and the BBC efforts The Singing Detective, Colditz, Fortunes of War, Quartermass and the Pit, and of course, Dr.Who.
"Made In Ealing: The Story of Ealing Studios" (75 mins.), is a thorough and engaging history of the venerable film factory. Ealing films demonstrated a gentle and engaging comedy, highlighting British stereotypes. Their value lies not only in delightful comedy and laughter but as social and political histories of Britain.
Filename.............Britain's Greatest Films - Made In Ealing Omnibus BBC (5 February 1986) [VHSRip(DivX 5.0)].avi
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