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The Cruel Sea (1953) 7.7/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01

Monsarrat's brilliant best seller comes surging to life
At the start of World War II, Cmdr. Ericson is assigned to convoy escort HMS Compass Rose with inexperienced officers and men just out of training. The winter seas make life miserable enough, but the men must also harden themselves to rescuing survivors of U-Boat attacks, while seldom able to strike back. Traumatic events afloat and ashore create a warm bond between the skipper and his first officer

Genre: Drama, History, War
Director: Charles Frend
Starring: Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, John Stratton

She Played With Fire (1957) 7.0/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01

They Can't Kiss Away Their Conscience
An English insurance man (Jack Hawkins) discovers his ex-girlfriend (Arlene Dahl) and her husband's (Dennis Price) art-forgery/arson scam.

Genre: Crime, Drama
Director: Sidney Gilliat
Starring: Jack Hawkins, Arlene Dahl, Dennis Price

Angels One Five (1952) 6.5/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01

A Story of Some of "The Few"...
The summer of 1940, Pilot Officer T.B. Baird arrives straight out of flight school to join a front line RAF squadron at the height of the Battle of Britain. After an unfortunate start and a drumming down from his commanding officer, Baird (nicknamed 'Septic' due to his initials) must balance the struggle to impress his Group Captain, regain his pride, fit in with his fellow squadron mates, and survive one of the most intense air battles in history. This is the story of just one of "The Few" and how they managed to fight off the might of the Luftwaffe, despite overwhelming German air power.

Genre: Drama, War
Director: George More O'Ferrall
Starring: Jack Hawkins, Michael Denison, Andrew Osborn

Tales That Witness Madness (1973) 5.7/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01

In the tradition of Edgar Allan Poe...
Dr Tremayne is an enigmatic Psychiatrist running an asylum housing four very special cases. Visited by colleague Nicholas, Tremayne explains his amazing and controversial theories as to why each of the four patients went mad...cue four distinct tales each with a different set of characters.

Genre: Horror, Comedy, Science Fiction, Mystery, Foreign
Director: Freddie Francis
Starring: Jack Hawkins, Donald Pleasence, Kim Novak