Posts Tagged ‘Vivien Merchant’

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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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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