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Crichton, Charles (1960) - The Battle Of The Sexes Rb (Uk Import Blu-Ray + Dvd)
Releasedatum: 20 april 2020

The Battle of the Sexes (DVD + Blu-ray)
Directed by Charles Crichton

When American businesswoman Angela Barrows (Constance Cummings) is sent by her company to Edinburgh to look into potential export markets, she meets Robert MacPherson (Robert Morley), a company manager who has just inherited his father's textile business and wants her advice on updating it to modern standards. Before long Angela is introducing all sorts of new-fangled ideas and the employees, scandalised that they have to work under a female boss, turn to Mr Martin (Peter Sellers), who promises to lead the fight against the interloper.

Special features

  • Presented in High Definition and Standard Definition
  • Hancock's Hard Boiled Eggs: Sellers contemporary, the Lad from East Cheam himself, Tony Hancock, appears with The Battle of the Sexes Patricia Hayes in this cracking collection of 11 egg-cellent Egg Marketing Board adverts from 1966
  • A Ghost of a Chance (1968, 50 mins): bonus feature-length fun for all the family as Sellers chum Graham Stark stars with Ronnie Barker, Patricia Hayes, Jimmy Edwards, Bernard Cribbins and Terry Scott in a corking Children's Film Foundation comedy
  • Images of Edinburgh in Archive Film: an atmospheric selection of rarely-seen short films capturing Scotland's capital in the first half of the twentieth century, from the vaults of the BFI National Archive
  • Woolly Wonders: evocative 1940s archive films of traditional Scottish clothmaking, shot in colour by the great Jack Cardiff
  • Image gallery
  • ***FIRST PRESSING ONLY*** Fully Illustrated booklet with an essay by the BFI's Vic Pratt; biographies of Charles Crichton, Constance Cummings, Robert Morley and James Thurber by Kieron McCormack; notes on the special features and full film credits

UK | 1960 | black and white | 84 mins | English language, with optional hard-of-hearing subtitles | original aspect ratio 1.66:1 | BD50: 1080p, 24fps, PCM 2.0 mono audio (48kHz/24-bit) | DVD9: PAL, 25fps, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono audio (320kbps)




€ 27.99



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