New @ Alice

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....

Judex (DVD & Blu-ray Zone A) (1963)

Director: Georges Franju
Starring: Edith Scob, Sylva Koscina

Favraux, an unscrupulous banker, receives a threatening note, signed by "Judex", demanding that he pay back the people he has swindled. He refuses, an... Read more

The Innocents (1961)

Director: Jack Clayton
Starring: Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins, Pamela Franklin, M...

Possibly the best ghost story ever filmed, this adaptation of Henry James's novel 'The Turn of the Screw', offers spooky apparitions, demented religio... Read more

Naked Youth (1960)

Director: Nagisa Oshima
Starring: Yoshiko Kuga

A harsh young man seduces a freeloading young woman and eventually takes advantage of her knack for hitch-hiking to rob middle-class men. Read more

Edge Of Eternity (Blu-ray) (1959)

Director: Don Siegel
Starring: Cornel Wilde, Victoria Shaw, Mickey Shaughnessy, Edgar Buchanan, Jack Elam

In the 1950s, Arizona Deputy Sheriff Les Martin is pressured by his community to solve a string of mysterious murders around a mining ghost town in th... Read more

The Sad Sack (1957)

Director: George Marshall
Starring: Jerry Lewis, Phyllis Kirk, David Wayne

Private Meredith Bixby is so out of step in the Army that his six weeks of planned basic training has now stretched to 17 months. After he loses a tan... Read more

The Revolt of Mamie Stover (Blu-ray) (1956)

Director: Raoul Walsh
Starring: Jane Russell, Richard Egan, Joan Leslie, Agnes Moorehead, Michael Pate

Set in the early '40s, a San Francisco prostitute is run out of town just as the second World War has begun to intensify. Mamie settles down in Hawaii... Read more

The Rains Of Ranchipur (Blu-ray) (1955)

Director: Jean Negulesco
Starring: Lana Turner, Richard Burton, Fred MacMurray, Joan Caulfield, Michael Rennie

Despite marital problems, English Lord Albert Esketh and his rich American socialite wife Lady Edwina Esketh travel to India to buy a prize horse from... Read more

Conquest Of Space (Blu-ray) (1955)

Director: Byron Haskin
Starring: Walter Brooke, Eric Fleming, Mickey Shaughnessy, William Redfield, William Hoppe...

An American-led team of International astronauts leave their space station on the first mission to Mars, but the captain's religious beliefs may get i... Read more

Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)

Director: Ingmar Bergman
Starring: Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Bjornstrand, Ulla Jacobsson, Eva Dahlbeck, Margit Carl...

Ingmar Bergman's first international success is a delightful comedy of manners about four star-crossed couples spending a Nordic night at a turn-of-th... Read more

The Conquest Of Everest (1953)

Director: George Lowe
Starring: Meredith Edwards

Documentary that covers the famous and successful expedition of the Everest conquest by Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary, the first climbers to reach... Read more