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A Celebration Of British Film - Ten All-time Classics [DVD]
A Celebration Of British Film - Ten All-time Classics [DVD]
Dvd ~ Bob Hoskins

25 of 30 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars British Film...???, 27 April 2010
This is definitely something an American has put together...it is absolutely not, entirely, even British. Some of these films were even made in America which is why I don't understand the Union Jack packaging and celebration of British film as it would have you believe from the title and box layout. Anyone here looking for actually classic British films...I'll help you. Absolutely DO NOT purchase this item and go find these...REAL BRITISH FILMS.

Monty Python and The Holy Grail (1974)

The History Boys (2006)

The Beatles film A Hard Day's Night (1964)

Scum (1979 Theatrical Version), Made In Britain (1982), The Firm (1988) - all three of the brilliant films made by Alan Clarke

Carry On Sergeant (1958) - the film that began what would become the classic Carry On series

The Knowledge (1979) - Recently re-released on the 5 disc box-set "Jack Rosenthal At ITV" featuring other great works but Rosenthal.

Quadrophenia (1979)

Man In The White Suit (1951)

Human Traffic (1999)

In Celebration (1975)


Jack Rosenthal At ITV [DVD]
Jack Rosenthal At ITV [DVD]
Dvd ~ Joe Black
Price: £28.44

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Brilliant Set Of Classic British Television Comedies & Dramas By The Great Jack Rosenthal, 27 April 2010
This review is from: Jack Rosenthal At ITV [DVD] (DVD)
Definitely worth having a copy of as it includes classic material I've been looking after for several years, mainly...the 1979 television film "The Knowledge" featuring Mick Ford who famously played the character of Archer in the theatical version of the Alan Clarke film SCUM. This five disc set is the perfect introduction to what made British television brilliant in the 1960's & 1970's and showcases why Jack Rosenthal was one of the great writers of his day.

~(Please Note)~

I'd also like to point out that a previous reviewer has stated having a problem with the last disc featuring the television film The Knowledge saying the following about the sound quality..."Extraneous sound "tone" throughout (at varying levels) and annoying enough to make it unwatchable." I've not even noticed it until reading that comment as it is definitely not affecting viewing unless you have your ear right up against the speakers of the television. It is noticeable if you chose to watch it this way but really doesn't effect the quality of viewing the film as it has been watched several times over by several of me mates and I since purchasing the set without anyone complaining.


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