Posts Tagged ‘David Warner’

Review of 1968’s THE BOFOR’S GUN (linked). After a run of comedy and cult movies, this is a return to serious drama. This film is set in a National Service army camp in 1954. The towering central performance as the psychotic Gunner O’Rourke is Nicol Williamson. Trying to control him is Lance-Bombardier Evans, played by David Warner. Add Ian Holm and John Thaw. Worth rewatching, but more of a stage / TV play than a film.


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1968 film, WORK IS A FOUR LETTER WORD (linked). This is one of those not on video or DVD. Directed by Peter Hall, starring David Warner and Cilla Black. It was based on the stage play Eh? by Henry Livings and its absence from any media suggests those involved may prefer to forget it happened.

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Review of Tom Jones from 1963, directed by Tony Richardson. It was one of the most influential Sixties films, even though it takes place in 1745. Adapted by John Osborne from Henry Fieldings 18th century novel. It was a romp, it was  a film that won so many awards. Albert Finney as Tom Jones with Susannah York, David Warner, Joyce Redman, Hugh Griffiths, Julian Glover. Definitely one to revisit.


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