Warner Archive Titles in the UK

Since 2009, Warner Archive has been restoring classic movies and TV shows for physical media release. In recent years, material from libraries including Warner Bros, MGM, RKO have been making their way to Blu-Ray fully scanned in HD.

Unfortunately for a long time, the only way you could watch them in the UK was to import the region free discs. Luckily for those looking for an easier route, a UK version of the range has launched. Comprising just twenty titles ranging from 1933 to 1990, no doubt more will be added at a later date. Each is currently priced at £14.95 per unit.

Films available on Blu-Ray:

  1. Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) Dir: Mervyn LeRoy. Stars: Warren William, Joan Blondell, Aline MacMahon. Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures.
  2. A Night at the Opera (1935) Dir: Sam Wood. Stars: The Marx Brothers Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM).
  3. Edge of Darkness (1943) Dir: Lewis Milestone. Stars: Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan, Walter Huston. Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures.
  4. Ladies They Talk About (1933) Dir: Howard Bretherton and William Keighley, Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Lyle Talbot. Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures.
  5. Mr Blandings Builds a House (1948) Dir: H.C. Potter. Stars: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas. Studio: RKO Radio Pictures.
  6. In the Good Old Summertime (1949) Dir: Robert Z. Leonard. Stars: Judy Garland, Van Johnson, S.Z. Sakall. Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM).
  7. Crossfire (1947) Dir: Edward Dmytryk. Stars: Robert Mitchum, Robert Young, Robert Ryan. Studio: RKO Radio Pictures.
  8. The Naked Spur (1953) Dir: Anthony Mann. Stars: James Stewart, Janet Leigh, Robert Ryan. Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM).
  9. It Happened at the World’s Fair (1963) Dir: Norman Taurog. Stars: Elvis Presley, Joan O’Brien, Gary Lockwood. Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM).
  10. Rachel, Rachel (1968) Dir: Paul Newman. Stars: Joanne Woodward, James Olson, Kate Harrington. Studio: Warner Bros.-Seven Arts.
  11. The Last of Sheila (1973) Dir: Herbert Ross. Stars: Richard Benjamin, Dyan Cannon, James Coburn. Studio: Warner Bros.
  12. Straight Time (1978) Dir: Ulu Grosbard. Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Theresa Russell, Gary Busey. Studio: Warner Bros.
  13. Baby Doll (1956) Dir: Elia Kazan. Stars: Carroll Baker, Karl Malden, Eli Wallach. Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures.
  14. Attack of the 50ft Woman (1958) Dir: Nathan H. Juran. Stars: Allison Hayes, William Hudson, Yvette Vickers. Studio: Allied Artists Pictures.
  15. Night Shift (1982) Dir: Ron Howard. Stars: Henry Winkler, Michael Keaton, Shelley Long. Studio: Warner Bros.
  16. Fandango (1985) Dir: Kevin Reynolds. Stars: Kevin Costner, Judd Nelson, Sam Robards. Studio: Warner Bros.
  17. American Flyers (1985) Dir: John Badham. Stars: Kevin Costner, David Marshall Grant, Rae Dawn Chong. Studio: Warner Bros.
  18. One Crazy Summer (1986) Dir: Savage Steve Holland. Stars: John Cusack, Demi Moore, Curtis Armstrong. Studio: Warner Bros.
  19. Pump Up the Volume (1990) Dir: Allan Moyle. Stars: Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis, Annie Ross. Studio: New Line Cinema.
  20. Quick Change (1990) Dir: Howard Franklin and Bill Murray. Stars: Bill Murray, Geena Davis, Randy Quaid. Studio: Warner Bros.
  21. The Ghost Ship / Bedlam (1943 & 1946) Dir: Mark Robson. Studio: RKO Radio Pictures.

Items can be purchased from stores such as Amazon and HMV, and the official Warner Archive UK website.

This list is of titles available natively in the UK, and will differ depending on what country you are in. Please note that the above information could change without notice. When further titles are added, we shall report on them.

Jamie Dyer

Jamie Dyer is an experienced writer, broadcaster, musician and social media marketer. He enjoys Old Time Radio, vintage TV, collecting vinyl and supporting the New York Knicks.

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