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The Shop at Sly Corner Limited Edition

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Released: 17th June 2024. Oscar Homolka (Mr. Sardonicus), Derek Farr (Town on Trial), Muriel Pavlow (Doctor in the House), and Kenneth Griffith (Love on the Dole) star in the British crime classic The Shop at Sly Corner. Descius Heiss (Homolka), a London antiques dealer, lives a comfortable life fencing smuggled diamonds in order to pay for his beloved daughter Margaret’s (Pavlow) tuition. However, when his young assistant (Griffith) learns of the arrangement, he begins to blackmail Heiss, unwittingly sparking a chain of events that leads to murder... Also known as Code of Scotland Yard, The Shop at Sly Corner is deftly directed by George King (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street), the man who helped launch Tod Slaughter’s film career, and also marked the film debut of Diana Dors. INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES  New restoration from a 4K scan by Powerhouse Films Original mono audio  Audio commentary with film historian Josephine Botting and critic Phuong Le (2024)  Jonathan Rigby on Oscar Homolka (2024): the film historian delves into the life and career of the prolific Austrian actor Muriel Pavlow in Conversation (2009): filmed interview in which the British actor discusses her career with Josephine Botting at London’s National Film Theatre Image gallery: promotional and publicity materials  New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing Limited edition exclusive booklet with a new essay by Steve Chibnall, archival interviews and articles, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and film credits  World premiere on Blu-ray  Limited edition of 4,000 copies for the UK and the US All extras subject to change 

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  • Details

    Released:
    17th June 2024
    Category:
    Classic
    Format:
    Blu-ray
    Barcode:
    5060697922066
  • Description

    Oscar Homolka (Mr. Sardonicus), Derek Farr (Town on Trial), Muriel Pavlow (Doctor in the House), and Kenneth Griffith (Love on the Dole) star in the British crime classic The Shop at Sly Corner.

    Descius Heiss (Homolka), a London antiques dealer, lives a comfortable life fencing smuggled diamonds in order to pay for his beloved daughter Margaret’s (Pavlow) tuition. However, when his young assistant (Griffith) learns of the arrangement, he begins to blackmail Heiss, unwittingly sparking a chain of events that leads to murder...

    Also known as Code of Scotland Yard, The Shop at Sly Corner is deftly directed by George King (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street), the man who helped launch Tod Slaughter’s film career, and also marked the film debut of Diana Dors.

    INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES 
    • New restoration from a 4K scan by Powerhouse Films
    • Original mono audio 
    • Audio commentary with film historian Josephine Botting and critic Phuong Le (2024) 
    • Jonathan Rigby on Oscar Homolka (2024): the film historian delves into the life and career of the prolific Austrian actor
    • Muriel Pavlow in Conversation (2009): filmed interview in which the British actor discusses her career with Josephine Botting at London’s National Film Theatre
    • Image gallery: promotional and publicity materials 
    • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
    • Limited edition exclusive booklet with a new essay by Steve Chibnall, archival interviews and articles, an overview of contemporary critical responses, and film credits 
    • World premiere on Blu-ray 
    • Limited edition of 4,000 copies for the UK and the US

    All extras subject to change 
    Region Code:
    Region A,B,C
    Duration:
    91 minutes
    Extras:
    Language(s): English, Hard of Hearing Subtitles: English, Interactive Menu, Screen ratio 1:1.37, Mono, Booklet, Commentary: Josephine Botting (film historian) and Phuong Le (critic), Documentaries: 'Jonathan Rigby on Oscar Homolka', Image Gallery, Interviews: Muriel Pavlow (actor)
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