Hayley Mills 3 Disk Crime Drama Set

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The Hayley Mills collection consists of three early works: Tiger Bay, Whistle Down the Wind and The Chalk Garden. Mills won the BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer in the British crime drama Tiger Bay.

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Hayley Mills 3 Disk Crime Drama Set Tiger Bay, Whistle Down the Wind, Chalk Garden

Hayley Mills began her acting career as a child and was hailed as a promising newcomer. She won the BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer for her performance in the British crime drama Tiger Bay (1959). Her performance in Whistle Down the Wind (a 1961 adaptation of the novel written by her mother) saw Mills nominated for BAFTA Award for Best British Actress.

Mills was born in Marylebone, London. She was 12 when she was discovered by J. Lee Thompson, who was initially looking for a boy to play the lead role in Tiger Bay. The movie was popular at the box office in Britain.

This collection consists of three of her earlier works: Tiger Bay, Whistle Down the Wind and The Chalk Garden. Ross Hunter hired her for the British-American production, The Chalk Garden (1964).

Read more about each movie below.

Tiger Bay (1959)

(Hayley Mills won the BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer)

Stars: Hayley Mills, Horst Buchholz, John Mills

In Tiger Bay, Gille Jenkins, a 12 year old tomboy and compulsive liar living in a sordid tenement with her single parent mother, witnesses the murder of an immigrant Polish woman living in an nearby apartment. Korchinsky returned to Cardiff after being abroad for some months to discover his estranged fiance had been unfaithful in his absence. In a moment of anger, he shoots her dead in her apartment.

Tagline: MURDER…enacted before the eyes of a little girl. She alone has the proof the police are searching for.

Product Information

  • Director: J. Lee Thompson
  • Country: UK
  • Language: English
  • Production Co.: Rank Organisation
  • Run time: 105 minutes
  • Sound: Mono
  • Color: Black and White
  • Region: 1 (USA, Canada), NTSC

Sample Video From Tiger Bay

Whistle Down the Wind (1961)

(Hayley Mills Best British Actress Award)

Stars: Alan Bates, Bernard Lee, Norman Bird

Little Kathy discovers a man wanted for murder hiding in her family’s barn. When she asks him who he is, he says Jesus Christ just before he goes unconscious. Kathy and her siblings are convinced that he is Jesus, and try to hide him from grown-ups.

Tagline: HAYLEY MILLS – Superb in Her Finest Starring Role

Product Information

  • Director: Bryan Forbes
  • Country: UK
  • Language: EnglishProduction Co.: Allied Film Makers (AFM)
  • Run time: 99 minutes
  • Sound: Mono
  • Color: Black and White
  • Region: 1 (USA, Canada), NTSC

Sample Video From Whistle Down the Wind

The Chalk Garden (1964)

Stars: Deborah Kerr, Hayley Mills, John Mills

A grandmother seeks a governess for her 16 year old granddaughter, Laurel, who manages to drive away each and every one so far by exposing their past, with a record of three in one week! When an applicant with a mysterious past manages to get the job, Laurel vows to expose her. Laurel is such a badly-behaved child that none of the other candidates can bear the thought of looking after her. Meanwhile, Laurel’s married-divorced-married pregnant mother tries to get her back.

Tagline: Hayley’s a Rebel With a Streak of Imp!

Product Information

  • Director: Ronald Neame
  • Country: USA | UK
  • Language: English
  • Production Co: Quota Rentals Limited
  • Run time: 106 minutes
  • Sound: Mono
  • Color: Color
  • Region: 1 (USA, Canada), NTSC

Sample Video From The Chalk Garden

 

Reproduced on professional grade DVD-R discs packaged in a 3-disk DVD case. Cover art is exactly as shown in the images.

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These are sample videos directly from the video files used to make the DVD's.

Tiger Bay Video Sample


Whistle Down the Wind Video Sample


The Chalk Garden Video Sample


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Additional information

Weight 9 oz
Dimensions 9 × 6 × 0.5 in
Genre

Drama

Brand

Generic

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