Tag: John Osborne

Get Carter | 1971 | Michael Caine, Ian Hendry

Gangster classic starring Michael Caine as the eminently quotable, ultimately tough Jack Carter. Hard to believe that a major studio felt the need to remake this British gangster classic, which ranks up there with the likes of The Long Good Friday...

Entertainer, The | 1960 | Laurence Olivier, Joan Plowright

This adaptation of the John Osborne play stars Laurence Olivier reprising his stage role as washed up song-and-dance man Archie Rice who, facing obscurity, terrorizes all who are near and dear to him. Set in a seedy British resort town, the film...



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