“I thought you could get pregnant while by walking along a canal path while someone on the other side played the harmonica!” Rita Tushingham aside the dream partnership in this film is undoubtedly Dora Bryan and Peter ‘voice of the book’ Jones though Robert ‘Abner? That’s a foreign name isn’t it?’ Stephens is tremendously good too. But it’s Dora and Pete’s show all the way we’d say – though on reflection, and quite surprisingly, they don’t have much screen time together – making them, along with Richard Dreyfus and Terri Garr, one of film’s great couples.Read More
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Wounded IRA gang leader James Mason ducks in and out of the streets of Belfast one night, meeting drunken painter Robert Newton, barman William Hartnell and assorted others as a touch of the magic realism sets in. Also with Wilfrid Brambell and Dora ‘Taste of Honey’ Bryan.Read More
Metal fatigue on planes is the subject, but never mind that, feel the un-Hollywood quality of the characters’ names in this Nevil Shute potboiler. James Stewart plays Theodore Honey, Glynis Johns is Marjorie Corder, and best of all, Marlene Dietrich takes to the screen as Monica Teasdale. Keeping the British end up are Felix Aylmer, Kenneth More, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Dora Bryan and Pete Murray, operating a radio, appropriately enough.Read More