Skip to content

The Vintage Classics Comedy Collection

£24.99

Barcode: 5055201846433

  • Format: DVD Box Set
  • Studio: StudioCanal
  • Certification: PG
  • Category: Comedy
  • Released: 14th December 2020
Click & Collect

Get it delivered to a store near you with FREE Click & Collect available on this product.

Ring & Reserve

Can't wait to get your hands on this? Ring to reserve at your local store, subject to availability: 03333 230 667

There was an error adding this product to your basket. Please try again.

Delivery to the UK only
Free UK delivery on orders over £20

Usually dispatched within 24 hours
  • Description

  • Product Details

  • Delivery and Returns

  • Description

    Vintage Classics is a collection of classic British films across the history of cinema. This 5-disc collection showcases some of the finest British comedies from the 1950s and 1960s, starring an array of comedy acting greats including Tom Courtenay, Alastair Sim, Peter Sellers and Margaret Rutherford. From farce to satire, these 5 classic comedies are fine examples of why British comedy is admired across the world. BILLY LIAR Running from an unsympathetic working-class family, a pair of demanding fiancees and an unsecure job at an undertakers, Billy (Tom Courtenay) escapes into a world of fantasy where he can realise his dream ambitions. SCHOOL FOR SCOUNDRELS Enroll at the wacky College of Lifemanship where Mr Potter (Alastair Sim) teaches an utterly uproarious course on how to come out tops in any social situation HOBSON'S CHOICE Widower Henry Horatio Hobson (Charles Laughton) fights to control the lives of his 3 strong-willed daughters. His eldest, Maggie becomes tired of his oafish behaviour and decides to take matters into her own hands by seeking a husband. THE HAPPIEST DAYS OF YOUR LIFE A military mistake billets a girl's school to share the college premises, to the outrage of their horrified headmaster and headmistress, played with comic mastery by Alastair Sim and Margaret Rutherford. I'M ALL RIGHT JACK Bertram Tracepurcel (Dennis Price) plans to make a fortune from a missile contract, a scheme that involves manipulating his innocent nephew Stanley Windrush br/(Ian Carmichael) into acting as the catalyst in an escalating labour dispute, from which the socialist Mr. Kite (Peter Sellers) is extremely keen to make capital.
  • Product Details

    Actors Charles Laughton, Janette Scott, Peter Sellers, Richard Attenborough, Terry-Thomas, Brenda De Banzie, Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie, John Mills, Alastair Sim, Ian Carmichael, Margaret Rutherford
    Directed by David Lean, John Schlesinger, Robert Hamer, Frank Launder, John Boulting
    Additional info Language(s): English, Hard of Hearing Subtitles: English, Interactive Menu
    No. of discs 5 disc(s)
    Duration 469 mins
  • Delivery and Returns

    When will my order arrive?

    • If the items are in stock, we’ll aim to dispatch them within 24 hours of your order being placed.  
    • Orders sent via Royal Mail 48® are usually received within two to five working days, including Saturdays. 
    • Orders sent via the Royal Mail 24® service will be dispatched the same day if ordered by 2pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).
    • We will aim to dispatch pre-orders so that you receive them on the release date.
    • Where an item is 'Back in stock soon', we'll aim to receive more stock within a week and will dispatch any orders once the shipment has arrived.
    • Certain items can take longer to source than the estimated week, particularly during busy trading periods and may take longer to arrive at the warehouse. In this instance, we'll send weekly updates to keep you aware. 

    Delivery charges

    • Free delivery is available for most items when the order exceeds £20, but any exceptions will be clearly highlighted.
    • Selected items are only available for delivery via the Royal Mail 48® service and other items are available for delivery using this service for a charge.
    • Selected items are only available for delivery using Click & Collect to an hmv or FOPP store of your choice.
    • All delivery options and any charges that are applicable will be shown at the checkout.

    Will you tell me when my order is on its way?

    • We will email you as soon as each item is ready to be dispatched so you know when to expect them, but you can also check the status of your order in your account.
    • We don’t always ship everything together so check your dispatch email for more details - we’ll send you a dispatch email per parcel.
    • If your order contains items that are out of stock, we’ll ship the in-stock items as soon as we can and will dispatch the out-of-stock items as soon as we’ve received more stock in the warehouse
    • For items that are dispatched using our standard service, we ask that you wait 14 days from the date of dispatch before reporting any items as undelivered.

    Returns

    • We've extended our returns policy for the Christmas period to offer you more flexibility with your purchase. You can return items bought online at store.hmv.com any time in November and December 2021 right up until Monday 31st January 2022, provided that they are returned unopened, unused, and in perfect condition.
    • New! FREE returns with InPost Lockers for items bought within November and December 2021 until 31st January 2022. Available 24/7 and no printing required. Find more information in our Help Centre.
    • Some exclusions apply, please visit our Help Centre for more details. 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

Sign-up for emails

Sign-up for emails

Sign-up for emails

I'd love to hear about offers and promotions from hmv*