The Playhouse - 11:30-15:00
SCHEDULE FOR 2021
11:30 - 'Memories of Walton I'
12:00 - Tom Brown’s Schooldays (1951)
Running time: 91 mins. Directed by: Gordon Parry. Cast: John Howard Davies, Robert Newton, James Hayter, John Charlesworth, John Forrest, Michael Hordern, Max Bygraves, Francis De Wolff, Amy Veness. This faithful rendition of the Thomas Hughes book portrays life at Rugby School for Boys, shot on location at the school itself.
14:00 - 'Memories of Walton II'
14:30 - A Celebration of Nettlefold Studios and Cecil Hepworth
Running time: 17 mins. Join Dr Simon Brown (Associate Professor of Film and Television, Kingston University), Mike Read, William Russell (Sir Lancelot) and Patricia Dainton to celebrate the famous Nettlefold Studios. We explore the history of Nettlefold, reflecting on the work of Cecil Hepworth, director, film producer and screenwriter.
15:00 -Three Silent Men (1940)
Running time: 67 mins. Directed by: Thomas Bentley. Cast: Sebastian Shaw, Derrick De Marney, Patricia Roc, Arthur Hambling, Cameron Hall, John Turnbull, Peter Gawthorne, André Morell, Jack Vyvyan, Meinhart Maur. A pacifist surgeon, (Sebastian Shaw), operates to save the life of the inventor of a deadly weapon to be used against the allies in war. When the inventor dies, the surgeon becomes the prime suspect.
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