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Canterbury Tale, ACanterbury Tale, A (1944) Recommended
Dir. Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Feat. Eric Porter, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price
A typically uncategorisable Powell/Pressburger movie, that draws on British eccentricities to flesh out its simple story about three wartime…
Pumpkin Eater, ThePumpkin Eater, The (1964) Recommended
Dir. Jack Clayton
Feat. Anne Bancroft, Peter Finch, James Mason
Anne Bancroft is riveting as a woman of the verge of a nervous breakdown in this penetrating and vastly under–rated British melodrama. As…
Forsyte Saga, The (TV Series)Forsyte Saga, The (TV Series) (1967) Recommended
Dir. David Giles, James Cellan Jones
Feat. Eric Porter, Ngaire Dawn Porter, Kenneth More
The BBC's acclaimed version of John Galsworthy's series of novels known as "The Forsyte Saga", which cover the lives of five generations of a wealthy…
Hands of the RipperHands of the Ripper (1971)
Dir. Peter Sasdy
Feat. Eric Porter, Dora Bryan
Atmospheric Hammer puts a Freudian spin on the exploits of Jack the Ripper, whose daughter inherits some of Dad's sharp handiwork. A pleasingly…
Callan - The MovieCallan - The Movie (1973)
Dir. Voytek
Feat. Edward Woodward, Eric Porter, Peter Egan
Expanded from the first episode of the hit British TV Series, this feature film depicts secret agent Callan (Edward Woodard) at his wordly…
39 Steps, The39 Steps, The (Thirty-Nine Steps, The) (1978)
Dir. Don Sharp
Feat. Robert Powell, David Warner, Eric Porter
Perhaps the most literally faithful of the various adaptations of John Buchan's classic suspense novel. Powell plays the man on the run in…
Why Didn't They Ask Evans?Why Didn't They Ask Evans? (1980)
Dir. Tony Wharmby
Feat. James Warwick, Francesca Annis, John Gielgud
A classic Agatha Christie TV adaptation in which a vicar sets out to discover the meaning behind "Why didn't they ask Evans?", the last words spoken…
Jewel in the Crown, The (TV Mini series)Jewel in the Crown, The (TV Mini series) (1984) Aro Favourite
Dir. Christopher Morahan
Feat. Peggy Ashcroft, Charles Dance, Art Malik
One of the supreme TV events of the 1980s, this epic adaptation of Paul Scott's novels 'The Raj Quartet' is set in 1930–40s India: the 'jewel…

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