HOBSON’S CHOICE (1954), Charles Laughton, John Mills, Brenda De Banzie – #FILMTALK Review

Hobson’s Choice is a 1954 British romantic comedy film directed by David Lean and based on the play by Harold Brighouse. The film stars Charles Laughton as tyrannical Victorian bootmaker Henry Hobson, John Mills as his timid employee Willie Mossop a highly talented bootmaker and Brenda De Banzie as his determined eldest daughter. Continue reading “HOBSON’S CHOICE (1954), Charles Laughton, John Mills, Brenda De Banzie – #FILMTALK Review”

SCHOOL FOR SCOUNDRELS (1960), Terry-Thomas, Ian Carmichael, Alastair Sim, Janette Scott – #FILMTALK Review

School for Scoundrels (1960) is a classic British comedy with an incredible cast that includes Ian Carmichael, Alastair Sim, Terry-Thomas, Janette Scott, Dennis Price and Peter Jones. The film is directed by Robert Harmer, whose other work reads like a Who’s Who of classic British film, having directed such titles as It Always Rains on Sunday (1947), Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), The Long Memory (1952) and Father Brown (1954). Continue reading “SCHOOL FOR SCOUNDRELS (1960), Terry-Thomas, Ian Carmichael, Alastair Sim, Janette Scott – #FILMTALK Review”