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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

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

The Cameraman (Blu-ray) (1928)

8.1/10
Director: Buster Keaton, Edward Sedgwick
Starring: Buster Keaton

Hopelessly in love with a woman working at MGM Studios, a clumsy man attempts to become a motion picture cameraman to be close to the object of his de... 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

Wings (Blu-ray) (1927)

7.5/10
Director: William A Wellman
Starring: Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Richard Arlen

Two young men from the same town but different social classes end up as fighter pilots in WW1. Jack Preston is a keen auto mechanic, building and modi... Read more

Coeur Fidele (1923)

8.1/10
Director: Jean Epstein

Marie wants to escape from her job and also from her lover, Paul, an unemployed drunk. She dreams of going off with Jean, a dockworker. The two men qu... Read more

The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (Blu-ray) (1919)

7.6/10
Director: Robert Weine
Starring: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Lil Dagover

Set in a little village on the Dutch border, fairground hypnotist Dr Caligari puts on show a somnambulist called Cesare who has been asleep for 23 yea... Read more