Tag: David Farrar

Beat Girl | 1960 | David Farrar, Adam Faith

Beat Girl (Wild For Kicks) is a low budget period piece that was, at the time of its release, cut to ribbons by the censors. Featuring a brace of pre-fame faces, it follows spoilt rich girl Jennifer (Hills) and her Beatnik pals as she cruises the...

Gone to Earth | 1950 | Jennifer Jones, David Farrar

Powell’s and Pressburger’s visually ravishing and feral take on Mary Webb’s romantic novel was rereleased in the States as Wild Heart, with additional footage directed by Mamoulian yet at an abridged 82 minutes. Challis’s...

The Small Back Room | 1949 | David Farrar, Kathleen Byron

Powell and Pressburger’s movies were characterized by masterful collaborators, and this adaptation by Nigel Balchin of his 1943 novel about an embittered scientist was no exception. Less extravagant than some of its predecessors – and...

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