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Look Back in Anger (1959) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Tony Richardson and produced by Gordon Scott and Harry Saltzman.

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Look Back in Anger (1959)

By Beatrice on Nov 28, 2016 From Flickers in Time

Look Back in Anger Directed by Tony Richardson Written by Nigel Kneale and John Osborne from Osborne’s play 1959/UK Orion/Woodfall Film Productions Repeat viewing/FilmStruck Jimmy Porter was the first of Britain’s?Angry Young Men. ?In Richard Burton’s hands, he comes off less as... Read full article


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Mrs. Tanner: We had lots of fun, him and me. Being alive, just being alive. That's enough for an old girl like me. Chewing the cud and having a little of what you fancy.


Helena Charles: I think you're a very tiresome young man.
Jimmy Porter: Oh dear, oh dear, my wife's friends. Pass Lady Bracknell the cucumber sandwiches.


Jimmy Porter: Are you a good actress?
Helena Charles: Oh really!
Jimmy Porter: Since we're going to have you for 2 solid weeks I only hope its going to be worthwhile, that it adds to the sum of human happiness.


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Theater critic Kenneth Tynan persuaded Nigel Kneale to extend the play into a screenplay. John Osborne was so delighted that he didn't have to perform the task that he happily signed over the story rights for a mere £2,000.
Although this was the first "kitchen sink drama" to go into production, it was beaten to release by the similarly themed Room at the Top.
Stanley Van Beers worked two days.
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