Tag: Dorothy Alison

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...

The Long Arm | 1956 | Jack Hawkins, John Stratton

Jack Hawkins is the overworked Supt. Tom Halliday, a met police officer who can’t seem to get an hour of peace with his wife, nor can he track down the safe-cracker who’s been making his professional life a misery. There’s an air...

Georgy Girl | 1966 | James Mason, Lynn Redgrave

James Mason and Lynn Redgrave won Oscar nominations for their roles in this wild British comedy of sexual manners. Redgrave is Georgy, a frumpy dance teacher and 22-year-old virgin. Meredith (Charlotte Rampling) is Georgy’s roommate, a wild...

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