RAI acquires film trove

ITV Studios sells more than 100 pics to Italo pubcaster

ITV Studios has sold more than 100 movies to Italo pubcaster RAI.

Package contains HD remastered versions of classics including “Henry V,” starring Laurence Olivier, and Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Lady Vanishes,” starring Margaret Lockwood.

Also featured are David Lean’s “Brief Encounter,” Meryl Streep starrer “Sophie’s Choice” plus Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger classic “Black Narcissus,” starring Deborah Kerr and Jean Simmons.

A restored and remastered version of helmer Lindsay Anderson’s “This Sporting Life,” which won actor prize for Richard Harris in Cannes in 1963, will be unveiled at next month’s Mip TV mart in Cannes.

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