Tag: Alexander Mackendrick

Mandy | 1952 | Phyllis Calvert, Mandy Miller

One of Alexander Mackendrick’s trio of fine movies concerned with childhood – in this case that of a deaf-mute girl, Mandy (Miller), whose parents are unable to cope with her disability. The film moves up a notch from this story of...

Whisky Galore! | Ealing 1949 | Basil Radford, Catherine Lacey

Basil Radford and Joan Greenwood star in this classic Ealing comedy about a bunch of Scottish Islanders determined to hold on to a cargo of shipwrecked whisky, whatever the cost On 5 February 1941, the SS Politician, en route to Jamaica, sank during...

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