The Slipper And The Rose: The Story Of Cinderella (1976)

BRYAN FORBES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB United Kingdom, 1976. Paradine Co-Productions. Screenplay by Bryan Forbes, Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman, based on the story Cendrillon by Charles Perrault. Cinematography by Tony Imi. Produced by Stuart Lyons. Music by Angela Morley. Production Design by Ray Simm. Costume Design by Julie Harris. Film Editing…

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The Whisperers (1967)

BRYAN FORBES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1967.  Seven Pines.  Screenplay by Bryan Forbes, based on the novel by Robert Nicolson.  Cinematography by Gerry Turpin.  Produced by Michael Laughlin, Ronald Shedlo.  Music by John Barry.  Production Design by Ray Simm.  Costume Design by Julie Harris.  Film Editing by Anthony Harvey.   Edith Evans is excellent as a woman who is slowly losing touch with…

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All Night Long (1962)

BASIL DEARDEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1962.  The Rank Organisation.  Screenplay by Nel King, Paul Jarrico, based on the play Othello by William Shakespeare.  Cinematography by Edward Scaife.  Produced by Michael Relph, Bob Roberts.  Music by Philip Green.  Production Design by Ray Simm.  Costume Design by Julie Harris.  Film Editing by John D. Guthridge. Shakespeare’s Othello is loosely updated to an anniversary…

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Help! (1965)

RICHARD LESTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1965.  Walter Shenson Films, Subafilms.  Story by Marc Behm, Screenplay by Marc Behm, Charles Wood.  Cinematography by David Watkin.  Produced by Walter Shenson.  Music by Paul McCartney, Ken Thorne.  Production Design by Ray Simm.  Costume Design by Julie Harris.  Film Editing by John Victor-Smith. The Beatles went straight into production of their second film…

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Billy Liar (1963)

JOHN SCHLESINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1963.  Vic Films Productions, Waterfall Productions.  Screenplay by Keith Waterhouse, Willis Hall, based on the play by Keith Waterhouse, Willis Hall, from the novel by Keith Waterhouse.  Cinematography by Denys N. Coop.  Produced by Joseph Janni.  Music by Richard Rodney Bennett.  Production Design by Ray Simm.  Costume Design by Laura Nightingale.  Film Editing by Roger…

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Darling (1965)

JOHN SCHLESINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1965.  Joseph Janni Production, Vic Films Productions.  Screenplay by Frederic Raphael, based on an idea by Frederic Raphael, John Schlesinger, Joseph Janni.  Cinematography by Kenneth Higgins.  Produced by Joseph Janni.  Music by John Dankworth.  Production Design by Ray Simm.  Costume Design by Julie Harris.  Film Editing by Jim Clark.   A fashion model and actress…

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Straw Dogs (1971)

SAM PECKINPAH Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1971.  ABC Pictures, Talent Associates, Amerbroco.  Screenplay by David Zelag Goodman, Sam Peckinpah, based on the novel The Siege Of Trencher’s Farm by Gordon Williams.  Cinematography by John Coquillon.  Produced by Daniel Melnick.  Music by Jerry Fielding.  Production Design by Ray Simm.  Costume Design by Tiny Nicholls.  Film Editing by Paul Davies, Tony…

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A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

RICHARD LESTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1964.  Walter Shenson Films, Proscenium Films, Maljack Productions.  Screenplay by Alun Owen.  Cinematography by Gilbert Taylor.  Produced by Walter Shenson. Music by John Lennon, George Martin, Paul McCartney.  Production Design by Ray Simm.  Costume Design by Julie Harris.  Film Editing by John Jympson.   Superjollyfun musical starring The Beatles as themselves, giving us a glimpse into…

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Seance On A Wet Afternoon (1964)

BRYAN FORBES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom, 1964.   Beaver Films, Allied Film Makers.   Screenplay by Bryan Forbes, based on the novel by Mark McShane.   Cinematography by Gerry Turpin.   Produced by Richard Attenborough.   Music by John Barry.   Production Design by Ray Simm.   Costume Design by Laurel Staffell.   Film Editing by Derek York.    Kim…

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