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To try to do justice to the avalanche of interesting finds, documentaries, curios and plain old good and great films arriving daily, Alice has split new additions into Recent Arrivals (3 Day Hire), Featured Acquisitions (7 Day Hire) , New TV to DVD (7 Day Hire) . This is designed to spotlight these offerings before they find their final resting place among Alice's eclectic permanent collection. We trust these features be some help in your quest to ferret out a gem or three - and ultimately guide you towards expansion of your cinematic horizons and filmic enlightenment....

The Queen of Spades (1949)

7.3/10
Director: Thorold Dickinson
Starring: Anton Walbrook, Dame Edith Evans

An elderly countess strikes a bargain with the devil and exchanges her soul for the ability to always win at cards. An army officer, who is also a fan... Read more

Monsieur Verdoux (1947)

8/10
Director: Charlie Chaplin
Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Martha Raye

Monsieur Verdoux (Charles Chaplin) is a dapper Parisian family man who loses his job as a bank clerk. In order to support his wife and child, he devis... Read more

Abbott and Costello Hold that Ghost (1941)

Director: Arthur Lubin
Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello

Gas station attendants Chuck Murray (Bud Abbott) and Ferdie Jones (Lou Costello) aspire to better jobs. Working as temp waiters at Chez Glamour, a hig... Read more

The Gangster Films (1930)

Director: Yasujiro Ozu

'Walk Cheerfully' 1930. Kenji is a small thief who likes drinking and fighting. When he falls in love with sweet and simple Yazue, and she finds ou... Read more

Lonesome (1928)

7.8/10
Director: Paul Fejos

Two lonely people in the big city meet and enjoy the thrills of an amusement park, only to lose each other in the crowd after spending a great day tog... Read more