Tag: Music

Charley Moon | 1956 | Max Bygraves, Dennis Price

Musical starring Max Bygraves as a star who throws up his success to return to the countryside, where he joins a travelling circus. cast Max Bygraves as Charley Moon Dennis Price as Harold Armytage Michael Medwin as Alf Higgins Florence Desmond as...

Half a Sixpence | 1967 | Tommy Steele Julia Foster

This shallow musical was based on an H G Wells story and stars Steele, once touted as Britain’s answer to Elvis only to turn family-entertainment man. He plays the witless Arthur Kipps, an orphan working for a cruel boss, who tries to crash...

Turned Out Nice Again | 1941 | George Formby, Peggy Bryan

Comedy starring George Formby as a textile buyer who is landed with a revolutionary new yarn for the manufacture of underwear with unexpected results. cast George Formby as George Pearson Peggy Bryan as Lydia Elliott Mason as Mrs. Pearson Edward...

The Wicker Man | 1973 | Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee,

Robin Hardy’s ultra-strange movie, best described as a "psychedelic pagan horror", endured all manner of indignities prior to its release. It was cut down and butchered mercilessly by studio execs at British Lion Films. All the same...

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...

Nijinsky | 1980 | Alan Bates, George de la Peña

Turning Point director Herbert Ross returns to the world of ballet with this biography of Vaslav Nijinsky, recreating the celebrated Russian dancer’s loves and difficulties at the peak of his career. Nijinsky (George De La Pena) becomes a star...

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