Tag: Laurence Olivier

BR: Bunny Lake is Missing (1965)

BR: Bunny Lake is Missing (1965)

September 19, 2016 | By

After tackling a quartet of big budget, large cast productions in a row – the epic Exodus (1960), the lengthy Advise & Consent (1962), the regal The Cardinal (1963), and the star-studded WWII saga In Harm’s Way (1965) – producer-director and industry brand name Otto Preminger made a move typical of drained, exhausted filmmakers…

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BR: Khartoum (1966)

BR: Khartoum (1966)

July 24, 2014 | By

A film clearly put into production to cash in on the success of David Lean’s Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Khartoum’s central subject is another forgotten British hero – General Charles ‘Chinese” Gordon – whose claim to fame was problem-solving strife and divisions in Asia, Africa, and later the Middle East…

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