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3 things about Lewis Gilbert’s DAMN THE DEFIANT!

Damn the Defiant! [1962] 1. “Get those wretched women off the ship!” 2. Bread with maggots and worms. 3. Passing by, he cuts the rope and causes the body to plunge into the sea.

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3 things about Ronald Neame’s TUNES OF GLORY

Tunes of Glory [1960] 1. Plaid pants. 2. He positions the chair as if to sit down, but doesn’t. 3. “It’s not the body that worries me. It’s the ghost.”

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3 things about Carol Reed’s OUR MAN IN HAVANA

Our Man in Havana [1959] 1. He suggests they exchange trousers. 2. “A man can smile and be a villain.” 3. Poisoned dog.

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3 things about Ronald Neame’s THE HORSE’S MOUTH

The Horse’s Mouth [1958] 1. “You’re missing a big slice of life, Cokey. Half a minute of revelation’s worth a million years of know-nothing.” “Who lives a million years?” “A million people, every twelve months.” 2. As he stands up, … Continue reading

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3 things about Robert Hamer’s KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS

Kind Hearts and Coronets [1949] 1. On the reverse side of the painting, he’s attached a family tree. He crosses out the names as the family members are eliminated. 2. He shoots an arrow in the air … 3. Suddenly, … Continue reading

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