Win Gift Horse on Blu-ray

STUDIOCANAL is proud to announce the release of a newly-restored version of the rarely seen classic WW2 Navy thriller, GIFT HORSE. 80 years ago, during WWII, British ‘Operation Chariot’ stunned the Nazis, and the film pays tribute to this raid. To celebrate the release, we have TWO copies on Blu-ray up for grabs.

Directed by Compton Bennett (The Seventh Veil) and Starring Trevor Howard (The Third Man, Brief Encounter), Richard Attenborough (The Great Escape, The Angry Silence) and Sid James (The Carry On series), this stunning new restoration of GIFT HORSE will be available to own on Digital, Blu-Ray and DVD from April 4 and on VOD from May 9.

GIFT HORSE features a supporting cast that includes Sonny Tufts (The Seven Year Itch), James Donald (The Bridge on the River Kwai), Bernard Lee (the James Bond franchise), Dora Bryan (Fallen Idol), Hugh Williams (Wuthering Heights) and Meredith Edwards (A Run For Your Money).

Marking the first time the film will be available to own on Blu-Ray and Digital, looking better than ever and packaged with brand-new extras material, GIFT HORSE is a welcome addition to the VINTAGE CLASSICS collection.

To be in with a chance of winning, just answer the following question.

What was the name of Richard Attenborough’s character in Jurassic Park?

A) John Hammond

B) Richard Hammond

C) Daniel Hammond

Please include Gift Horse in the subject field in the contact form below. For your chance to win limited edition T-Shirts, box-sets, DVD bundles, and Blu-ray, check out our ever-growing competitions page.

The closing date for entries is April 21st, and the lucky winners will be notified by email shortly after. Good luck. If you think you know the answer to the question above, then just send your entry to us via the handy little form below.


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In 1940, the Royal Navy is frantically recruiting for WWII so pulls Lieutenant Commander Fraser (Trevor Howard) out of retirement to captain the HMS Ballantrae, herself recently re-commissioned and lent by the Americans to a seriously under-resourced British Navy.

Despite an inauspicious start and multiple repairs, Fraser crafts the ship and its crew into an efficient fighting force, culminating in a daring mission to destroy a French dockyard which is crucial to the Nazis in maintaining their formidable battleships.

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