Posts Tagged ‘Murray Melvin’

Review of Tony Richardson’s 1961 film, A TASTE OF HONEY (linked). Based on Shelagh Delaney’s 1958 stage play. There is a linked review to the 2014 production. The film is a true classic, introducing Rita Tushingham. The cast were Murray Melvin, Dora Bryan, Robert Stephens and Paul Danquah. Lots of photos in the review as there are so many online.

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Alfie? Which one? The 1966 Alfie with Michael Caine of course (Linked). Helliwell’s Film Guide, usually a strict critic, called it ‘One of the best 60s films’ so it was an essential next one in the 1960s retrospective series. Well worth seeing again.


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This 1963 film, SPARROWS CAN’T SING, featuring many of the later British sitcom stars, led by Carry On films Barbara Windsor has been added to the 60s Retrospective film reviews. It’s there because I was interested in Joan Littlewood and the Theatre Workshop which provided almost the entire cast.



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