Victim is a classic 1961 British suspense film directed by Basil Dearden and starring Dirk Bogarde and Sylvia Syms. Bogarde plays a successful barrister, Melville Farr, who has a thriving London practice and is on course to become a judge and is happily married to Laura, played by Sylvia Syms. Farr is approached by Jack, a working class man with whom he had a brief relationship. Farr turns him away, suspecting that he is attempting to blackmail him, but Jack has fallen victim to blackmailers himself and is desperate for help. Championed by Morris Bright. Continue reading “FILM TALK Episode #13: Victim (1961), Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price, dir. Basil Dearden – Championed by Morris Bright”
Alfred Hitchcock’s classic 1954 thriller stars James Stewart as a freelance photographer, more used to war zones and high-octane sporting events, laid up in his apartment with a broken leg. With only his observations of his neighbours to help pass the time he begins to suspect that one of them may have committed a murder, and along with his girlfriend, played by the exquisite Grace Kelly, they set about investigating. Championed by Morris Bright. Continue reading “FILM TALK Episode #5: Rear Window (1954) James Stewart, Grace Kelly, directed by Alfred Hitchcock – Championed by Morris Bright”
We’ve recently completed filming behind the scenes of Worthing’s Dome Cinema for our short documentary, FILM PROJECTIONS and what an experience it was. Having the opportunity to explore the art-deco main auditorium, the Protectionist’s Bar with its intriguing memorabilia and the amazing projection room, with an original Peerless 35mm film projector sitting next to the latest NEC digital cinema projector, both looking through portals armed with original 1920s acetate fire guards for when the old film stock would combust without warning.
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