Granada International hassold a package of classic movies to newly launched Italian channel Sky CineClassics.

Thirty films from GranadaInternational's British movie portfolio will be airing shortly on the newchannel, which is part of the Sky Italia platform. Classic movies, from the Korda, Rank and ITC film collections arepart of the deal including, Fanny by Gaslight, To Paris with Love, 49th Parallel, The Four Feathers,The Scarlet Pimpernel and An Ideal Husband.

Luisa Borella,head of rights acquisitions at Sky Italia commented: "The aim of our newchannel is to give our viewers the very best in classic cinema and GranadaInternational's library of films will became an important part of the channel."

Granada International'sfeature film collection in the world comprises more than 1500 titles from theRank, Rohauer, Romulus, Korda and ITC libraries. Titles include BlackNarcissus, the Carry On series, The Ipcress File, In Which We Serve, TheAfrican Queen, Room at the Top, Sophie's Choice, The Eagle Has Landed.