Erscheinungsdatum: 01.08.2012, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: The Elements of the Great War .., Autor: Belloc, Hilaire, Verlag: HardPress Publishing, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: HISTORY // General, Rubrik: Geschichte, Seiten: 394, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 569 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
This powerful drama recounts a love story amid the malice, professional jealousy and deprivation of a small industrial town. Marking another major box-office success for husband and wife Michael Denison and Dulcie Gray – one of post-war Britain's best-loved screen couples – My Brother Jonathan is featured here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements, in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio. Jonathan Dakers' early ambition was to become a great surgeon and to marry Edie Martyn. But, on the death of his father, he is obliged to start work as a partner in a poor general practice in the Black Country. Edie falls in love with Jonathan's brother, Harold, who is killed in the Great War, and Jonathan marries her as planned. It is only afterwards that he realises he now loves another... Special Features: Image Gallery Promotional Material PDFs
Premiering on stage in March 1939, Ivor Novello's enchanting musical romance set in pre-Great War Vienna became one of the most popular West End shows during the dark days of the Second World War. This radiant film adaptation proved no less popular, with Dennis Price's sensitive portrayal of the lead character winning great acclaim and Novello's score featuring a string of melodies that swept the world. The Dancing Years is featured here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements, in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio. 1910: a small band of army officers arrive at an inn on the outskirts of Vienna. It is home to Rudi Kleber, a gifted but impoverished composer, who is asked to play while they eat. Rudi plays his own composition and the officers immediately bid against each other for its purchase – but a woman's voice outbids them all; it is Maria, the lovely and brilliant star of the opera... Special Features: Original Theatrical Trailer Image Gallery Original Promotional Material PDF
Some of British cinema's best-loved stars were enlisted for this endearing wartime comedy featuring 'Old Bill' – the memorably cantankerous, grittily determined Great War soldier created by cartoonist Captain Bruce Bairnsfather. Starring Morland Graham and John Mills as Bills senior and junior, Old Bill and Son is featured here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements, in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio.Old Bill has grumbled his way through the trenches of the First World War. Now it is the Second and, envious of his son, Young Bill, he decides to enlist. He finally enters the Pioneer Corps, which is based near his son. When Young Bill goes missing during a raid, Old Bill shows that there's still life in the old dog yet!SPECIAL FEATURE:Image Gallery
Noel Coward's celebration of the strength and humour of the British working class in times of crisis struck a resounding impact with viewing audiences when first released, and still does to this day. Chronicling the trials and tribulations of the Gibbons family from the end of World War One, Coward's anthem to British resilience became the most successful film of 1944. This Happy Breed was David Lean's first credit as a solo director and was the first in a succession of worldwide hits for him and his distinctive visual style. Both Robert Newton and Celia Johnson preside over the ups and downs of their family with great humour and patience, ably supported by John Mills and Stanley Holloway. This is a High Definition digital restoration from the original film elements.
1930s screen siren Greta Nissen stars as an Italian noblewoman living a dangerous double life as a spy in Arthur Woods' thrilling remake of the celebrated German thriller Spione am Werk. Co-starring noted German actor Karl Ludwig Diehl and American matinée idol Don Alvarado, this rarely-seen drama is presented here as a brand-new High Definition transfer from the original film elements in its original theatrical aspect ratio. Vienna, 1912. When an Austrian staff officer is implicated by association with a known Italian spy he goes on the run. Three years later - as the Great War gets into full swing - he returns and begs the Austrian Secret Service to allow him to clear his name from suspicion. Special Features: Image gallery PDF material
A British adaptation of one of post-war Austria's most significant films, The Angel With the Trumpet is the powerful, panoramic story of a family's tribulations from the last decades of the nineteenth century through to the dark days of Nazi rule. Featuring the great dramatic actress Eileen Herlie in her first starring role, this film also stars Basil Sydney, Norman Wooland and Anthony Bushell, who also directed. It is presented here as a new High Definition remaster from original film elements in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio. When Francis Alt, the head of the famous family of Viennese piano makers, decides to marry socialite Henrietta Stein, his family object due to her Jewish heritage and known dalliance with the Crown Prince Rudolph. When the marriage goes ahead despite their objections the Prince commits suicide, leaving Henrietta a note... Special Features: Image gallery Promotional Material PDFs
Mostar is famous for the impressive Ottoman–style bridge spanning the Neretva river, which was destroyed during the war in Bosnia and Hertzegovina but subsequently rebuilt. Mostar is undoubtedly the most beautiful city in Bosnia and Herzegovina and is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. Take in the buzz of the local bazaar, and have a great shopping experience. You will not be disappointed. Visit Medugorje (optional for parties wishing to visit), a site of spiritual interest since 1981 when the virgin Mary is reported to have appeared to local children, and see the Mount of Appearance. Head to Pocitelj, a fascinating fortified town, with its scattered homes and a beautiful mosque. We visit the Blagaj Tekija monastery which was built around 1520, with elements of Ottoman architecture and Mediterranean style architecture - a Bosnian national monument. A wonderful day of East and West.