Tag: Norman Bird

Night of the Eagle | 1962 | Peter Wyngarde, Janet Blair

Top-notch 60s English horror starring Peter ‘Jason King’ Wyngarde. A sceptical university professor discovers that black magic is rife on the campus and his wife is among its practitioners. "Do the undead demons of hell arise to...

Whistle Down the Wind | 1961 | Alan Bates, Hayley Mills,

Alan Bates and Hayley Mills star in this enduring childhood fable. Three Lancashire children find a criminal hiding out in their barn and come to believe he’s Jesus Christ Among the most enduring – and most unusual – post-war...

Victim | 1961 | Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms

In the early 1960s, Dirk Bogarde rejected his doctor image and superstardom to play the handsome grey-haired barrister who, in this controversial film, confronts his wife across their elegant drawing room and shouts, ‘Because I am!’...



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