With movie audiences declining due to the dominance of television, major American film companies began to diversify with other forms of entertainment: records, publishing, TV movies and the production of TV series. Votes: 4,502 The Birds (1963), 119 minutes, D: Alfred Hitchcock Another modern Hitchcock thriller/masterpiece - his first film with Universal Studios. The Battle of Rorke’s Drift has entered British folklore thanks to the 1964 movie. Directed by Nathan Juran. After the teenager became a culturally significant demographic in the 50s and the British New Wave began telling unvarnished stories of working class life, British films geared towards or about the country’s youth, and their increasingly racy love lives, began to appear onscreen. Strategic Air Command base, on-board B-52 bomber bound for Russia, and US War Room . Sailors in port variously plan diversions for a Saturday night; but the reality is a bit different. And the largest number of foreign films released in the US in any one year was in 1964 (there were 361 foreign releases in the US vs. 141 US releases). It was the first broadcast of Project 120, an innovative deal between Universal and NBC. When a spaceship lands on the moon, it is hailed as a new accomplishment, before it becomes clear that a Victorian party completed the journey in 1899, leading investigators to that mission's last survivor. There were a total of 9 Italian sword-and-sandal films that featured Ursus as the main character, as follows: Ursus (1961; a.k.a. A list of British TV and radio comedies and comedy films that debuted in 1964. See more ideas about british cars, cars, classic cars. This film, and its sequel "Olga's House of Shame", are the Rosetta Stone of "roughie" sexploitation in the '60s, as well as the fetish film industry that came of age in the '80s. Outnumbered British soldiers do battle with Zulu warriors at Rorke's Drift. The Greatest War Movies: Title Screen : Film Title/Year/Director, War-time Setting and Brief Description: Screenshots: Dr. Strangelove, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) d. Stanley Kubrick. Film Genre(s), Title, Year, (Country), Length, Director, Description : America America (1963) (aka The Anatolian Smile), 174 minutes, D: Elia Kazan . Directed by Jeremy Summers. Directed by Cy Endfield. His star-studded 1964 film The Fall of the Roman Empire charted just that, the end of Roman rule across Europe and the invasions of the Barbarians which would send the continent hurtling into the Dark Ages. The six of them set up business in a disused monastery off the Cornish coast, despite the fact that none of them really qualifies as a monk - least of all Walter's moll Bikini. A collection of the best Britsh films, some cult, some classic but all class. 1964: The first feature-length made-for-TV movie, an action film titled See How They Run (1964) and starring John Forsythe and Senta Berger, was broadcast on NBC-TV for its world premiere. Date found in the old record - 02/04/1964… The beach and village were the places where Michael Cacoyannis partially filmed the movie Zorba the Greek with Anthony Quinn in 1964. With Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins, Ulla Jacobsson, James Booth. Diana Rigg was already well known as Emma Peel, the iconic kick-ass star of sixties hit TV series The Avengers, when she made these two short Super-8 films The Diadem (1966) and Mini-Killers (1969). Rumania (now Romania) is full of Western charm and character. Long before the age of video games, DVDs and Internet access, kids got out of the house and gathered with their popcorn and candy at weekend matinees to enjoy the latest in movie entertainment. Director: George Pollock | Stars: Margaret Rutherford, Lionel Jeffries, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, William Mervyn. The film was based on the 1962 novel The Siege of Battersea by Robert Holles and was directed by John Guillermin. A decade of radical change - not least for British cinema. (Comb.F.G.) With Heather Sears, Bernard Lee, Erika Remberg, John Bonney. Jun 17, 2019 - Explore Long Arm Law's board "British Cars of the 1960s (Vehicles which were on Britain's roads)", followed by 238 people on Pinterest. Guns at Batasi is a 1964 drama film starring Richard Attenborough, Jack Hawkins, Flora Robson, John Leyton and Mia Farrow. After Miss Jane Marple is made a trustee of a merchant marine training vessel, a fellow trustee is poisoned, and ship's officers are later murdered after she comes on board. Having pulled off the smallest ever train robbery, Little Walter and his crew decide to get out of London. joe daniel price/Getty Images. Shots from the actual film. Directed by Robert Hartford-Davis. A Hard Day’s Night (Richard Lester, 1964) More than 50 years on, A Hard Day’s Night still feels as fresh and cheeky as when it was first released. Becket is a 1964 British-American film about the historic, tumultuous relationship between Henry II of England and his friend-turned-bishop Thomas Becket.It is a dramatic film adaptation of the 1959 play Becket or the Honour of God by Jean Anouilh made by Hal Wallis Productions and released by Paramount Pictures. Triumph made some of Britain’s best loved sports cars. But the story of the film is almost as remarkable as what it depicts. The giants of previous decades were mostly on the wane: Michael Powell made one dazzling film, Peeping Tom (1960), but suffered a ferocious critical mauling which shredded his reputation; Carol Reed had a huge hit - and won an Oscar - with the uncharacteristic Oliver! Zulu – released 50 years ago this week – is a film about a glorious British myth. With Ronald Fraser, Barbara Windsor, Grégoire Aslan, Bernard Cribbins. With Edward Judd, Martha Hyer, Lionel Jeffries, Miles Malleson. The beginning of the 1960s found a British cinema in transition. While the TR6 of the 1960s was a classic British sports car, the dramatic “wedge” shaped TR7, launched in 1974, was something quite different. Enjoy! 28. Going behind the scenes with the band as they prepare for a London concert, the film keeps pace with the band members as they outrace “potty” fans and send a search party for Ringo who wanders off with a book. Various shots showing the preparing of puppets and scenery for the making of animated cartoon film in Hungary. Son of Hercules in the Land of Darkness (1964; ... Ursus is a super-human pseudo-Biblical/Roman character who is the hero in a series of Italian films made in the 1960s. (Part 3 of 3) Highlights from "Olga's Girls" (1964) directed by Joseph P. Mawra. Children going to the movies in the 1960s had a variety of film fantasies to entertain them. The 75 best British films ever made. A guide to the comedies that make up Carry On Films. The TR range of cars was built between 1953 and 1981 in Coventry, starting with the TR2 and ending with the TR7 and TR8 in 1981. Lester’s A Hard Day’s Night (1964) – starring the Beatles at the height of their fame – has a hop-skip kinesis to fit the swinging 60s. This tremendous, life-affirming classic epitomizes the Greek spirit and was filmed in various locations on the island of Crete, including Stavros, a village and beach in the Akrotiri district of the city of Chania, Crete.. Sheldon Hall looks back This series of classic comedy films defined and encapsulated British comedy and society throughout the 1960s and 70s.