Posts Tagged ‘John Dankworth’

The 60s retrospectives. 1966, and Morgan – A Suitable Case For Treatment (LINKED)starring David Warner and Vanessa Redgrave with Robert Stephens … plus Irene Handl, Bernard Bresslaw and Arthur Mullard. It could have been Hamlet meets Carry On films, but it has become a cult movie.


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We move on in the 60s series to another Dirk Bogarde film, Accident (1967). LINKED. One of the three influential Joseph Losey / Harold Pinter collaborations, it co-stars Stanley Baker, Jacqueline Sassard and Michael York. Harold Pinter pops in for a cameo. The quality of script and performance stands out, though it’s low key, more TV series by modern standards.


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Three Julie Christie films in a row. Latest in the 60s retrospectives, is DARLING (linked) directed by John Schlesinger 1965. Julie Christie, Dirk Bogarde and Laurence Harvey. It was highly acclaimed back in 1965 for its view of “swinging London” and was considered ahead of its time. Time however has not been kind.

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