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  • Tea and Sympathy

    Movie

    Directed by Vincente Minnelli • 1956 • United States
    Starring Deborah Kerr, John Kerr, Leif Erickson

    Vincente Minnelli’s masterful direction gives stirring expression to the ache of outsiderhood in this taboo-shattering adaptation of Robert Anderson’s play, one of the first major films to deal e...

  • Black Narcissus
    Movie + 6 extras

    Black Narcissus

    Movie + 6 extras

    Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger • 1947 • United Kingdom
    Starring Deborah Kerr, Sabu, David Farrar

    This explosive work about the conflict between the spirit and the flesh is the epitome of the sensuous style of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. A group of nuns—played by som...

  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

    Movie + 5 extras

    Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger • 1943 • United Kingdom
    Starring Roger Livesey, Anton Walbrook, Deborah Kerr

    Considered by many to be the finest British film ever made, THE LIFE AND DEATH OF COLONEL BLIMP, by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, is a stirring masterpiece like...

  • The Red Shoes
    Movie + 5 extras

    The Red Shoes

    Movie + 5 extras

    Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger • 1948 • United Kingdom
    Starring Moira Shearer, Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring

    THE RED SHOES, the singular fantasia from Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, is cinema’s quintessential backstage drama, as well as one of the most glorious Tech...

  • The River
    Movie + 5 extras

    The River

    Movie + 5 extras

    Directed by Jean Renoir • 1951 • France, United Kingdom, India, United States
    Starring Nora Swinburne, Esmond Knight, Arthur Shields

    Director Jean Renoir’s entrancing first color feature, shot entirely on location in India, is a visual tour de force. Based on the novel by Rumer Godden, the fi...

  • Senso
    Movie + 5 extras

    Senso

    Movie + 5 extras

    Directed by Luchino Visconti • 1954 • Italy
    Starring Alida Valli, Farley Granger

    This lush, Technicolor tragic romance from Luchino Visconti stars Alida Valli as a nineteenth-century Italian countess who, during the Austrian occupation of her country, puts her marriage and political principle...

  • The Mikado
    Movie + 3 extras

    The Mikado

    Movie + 3 extras

    Directed by Victor Schertzinger • 1939 • United States
    Starring Kenny Baker, Martyn Green, Sydney Granville

    The legendary Gilbert and Sullivan troupe the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company joined forces with Hollywood for this 1939 Technicolor version of the beloved comic opera “The Mikado,” the first w...

  • Blithe Spirit
    Movie + 2 extras

    Blithe Spirit

    Movie + 2 extras

    Directed by David Lean • 1945 • United Kingdom
    Starring Rex Harrison, Margaret Rutherford, Kay Hammond

    BLITHE SPIRIT, David Lean’s delightful film version of Noël Coward’s theater sensation (onstage, it broke London box-office records before hitting Broadway), stars Rex Harrison as a novelist wh...

  • This Happy Breed
    Movie + 3 extras

    This Happy Breed

    Movie + 3 extras

    Directed by David Lean • 1944 • United Kingdom
    Starring Robert Newton, Celia Johnson

    David Lean brings to vivid emotional life Noël Coward’s epic chronicle of a working-class family in the London suburbs over the course of two decades. Robert Newton and Celia Johnson are surpassingly affecting a...

  • The Red Balloon

    Movie

    Directed by Albert Lamorisse • 1956 • France

    Albert Lamorisse's exquisite The Red Balloon remains one of the most beloved children's films of all time. In this deceptively simple, nearly wordless tale, a young boy discovers a stray balloon, which seems to have a mind of its own, on the streets o...

  • The Thief of Bagdad
    Movie + 7 extras

    The Thief of Bagdad

    Movie + 7 extras

    Criterion Collection Edition #431

    Legendary producer Alexander Korda’s marvel THE THIEF OF BAGDAD, inspired by “The Arabian Nights,” is one of the most spectacular fantasy films ever made, an eye-popping effects pioneer brimming with imagination and technical wizardry. When Prince Ahmad (John Ju...

  • The Importance of Being Earnest

    Movie

    Directed by Anthony Asquith • 1952 • United Kingdom
    Starring Michael Redgrave, Joan Greenwood, Dame Edith Evans

    Oscar Wilde’s comic jewel sparkles in Anthony Asquith’s film adaptation of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. Featuring brilliantly polished performances by Michael Redgrave, Joan Greenw...

  • The Horse’s Mouth
    Movie + 2 extras

    The Horse’s Mouth

    Movie + 2 extras

    Directed by Ronald Neame • 1958 • United Kingdom
    Starring Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, Renee Houston

    In Ronald Neame’s film of Joyce Cary’s classic novel, Alec Guinness transforms himself into one of cinema’s most indelible comic figures: the lovably scruffy painter Gulley Jimson. As the ill-behave...

  • Juliet of the Spirits

    Movie + 1 extra

    Directed by Federico Fellini • 1965 • Italy
    Starring Giulietta Masina, Sandra Milo, Mario Pisu

    Cinematographer Gianni di Venanzo’s masterful use of Technicolor transforms JULIET OF THE SPIRITS, Fellini’s first color feature, into a kaleidoscope of dreams, spirits, and memories. Giulietta Masina ...

  • Henry V
    Movie + 1 extra

    Henry V

    Movie + 1 extra

    Directed by Laurence Olivier • 1944 • United Kingdom
    Starring Laurence Olivier, Leslie Banks, Robert Newton

    Olivier mustered out of the navy to film this adaptation of Shakespeare’s history. Embroiled in World War II, Britons took courage from this tale of a king who surmounts overwhelming odds ...

  • Summertime

    Movie

    Directed by David Lean • 1955 • United States, United Kingdom
    Starring Katharine Hepburn, Rossano Brazzi, Darren McGavin

    An American spinster’s dream of romance finally becomes a bittersweet reality when she meets a handsome—but married—Italian man while vacationing in Venice. Katharine Hepburn’...

  • Tunes of Glory
    Movie + 2 extras

    Tunes of Glory

    Movie + 2 extras

    Directed by Ronald Neame • 1960 • United Kingdom
    Starring Alec Guinness, John Mills

    In Ronald Neame’s TUNES OF GLORY, the incomparable Alec Guinness plays Jock Sinclair—a whiskey-drinking, up-by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. A lifetime military man, Sinc...

  • Jungle Book

    Movie

    Directed by Zoltán Korda • 1942 • United Kingdom

    This Korda brothers film is the definitive version of Rudyard Kipling's classic collection of fables. Sabu stars as Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves, who can communicate with all the beasts of the jungle, friend or foe, and who gradually reacclimati...

  • The Drum

    Movie

    Directed by Zoltán Korda • 1938 • United Kingdom

    Zoltán Korda's charged adaptation of a novel by The Four Feathers author A. E. W. Mason features Sabu in his second film role, as the teenage Prince Azim, forced into hiding when his father, the ruler of a peaceful kingdom in northwest India, is a...

  • Caesar and Cleopatra

    Movie

    Directed by Gabriel Pascal • 1945 • United Kingdom

    Vivien Leigh and Claude Rains pop off the screen in vivid Technicolor in Gabriel Pascal's version of Shaw's 1901 play about love and politics in ancient Rome and Egypt. At the time the most expensive British film ever produced (complete with rea...

  • The Four Feathers
    Movie + 2 extras

    The Four Feathers

    Movie + 2 extras

    Directed by Zoltán Korda • 1939 • United Kingdom
    Starring John Clements, Ralph Richardson, June Duprez

    This Technicolor spectacular, directed by Zoltán Korda, is considered the finest of the many adaptations of A. E. W. Mason’s classic 1902 adventure novel about the British empire’s exploits in ...

  • Richard III
    Movie + 3 extras

    Richard III

    Movie + 3 extras

    Directed by Laurence Olivier • 1955 • United Kingdom
    Starring Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, Claire Bloom

    In RICHARD III, director, producer, and star Laurence Olivier brings Shakespeare’s masterpiece of Machiavellian villainy to ravishing cinematic life. Olivier is diabolically captivat...

  • A Kid for Two Farthings

    Movie

    Directed by Carol Reed • 1955 • United Kingdom
    Starring Jonathan Ashmore, Celia Johnson, Diana Dors

    Set against a rich evocation of postwar London’s East End Jewish quarter, Carol Reed’s touchingly bittersweet Technicolor fable concerns a young boy (Jonathan Ashmore) who comes into possession...