One of the most notorious police films of all time, THE BLUE LAMP has been restored in 2K for a new Blu-Ray, DVD and VOD release, available now to own and boasting brand new extra features. To celebrate, we have 2 copies of the film on Blu-Ray to give some lucky winners courtesy of STUDIOCANAL.
London after the Second World War: Long-serving policeman PC George Dixon (Warner) and his latest recruit (Hanley) go about their daily routine. When they arrive at the scene of a botched robbery at the local cinema the old policeman confronts the villain (Bogarde) and subsequently gets caught in the crossfire. In a rare turn of events, the community and the underworld work together with the Law, to track down the villain and mete out the punishment he deserves.
Starring BAFTA award-winning English acting legend Dirk Bogarde (The Servant, Darling) in a role which catapulted him to stardom, alongside Jack Warner (Dixon of Dock Green, The Square Ring) and Jimmy Hanley (It Always Rains On Sunday), THE BLUE LAMP was the first, and arguably still the most famous of all British Police films, and the inspiration for long-running television series Dixon of Dock Green. Created by Ealing Studios’ stalwart Basil Dearden (Pool of London, Dead of Night) THE BLUE LAMP was scripted by ex-Policeman and Oscar-winning screenwriter T.E.B Clarke (The Lavender Hill Mob, Passport to Pimlico).
To win THE BLUE LAMP on Blu-Ray please answer the following question…
Q.What 1968 movie starring Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier named after an African capital city directed by The Blue Lamp director Basil Dearden?
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