The Stop Button
Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Sep 22, 2017
The Winslow Boy utilizes all the trappings of a stage adaptation without ever being stagy. Director Mamet opens the film with a family entering their home–there’s some muted conversation before they get completely inside, then the introductions begin. So it’s a very play structure too, at least read more
Posted by Caftan Woman on Jun 10, 2016
ORDER IN THE COURT!, The Classic Courtroom Drama Blogathon hosted by Theresa of CineMavin's Essays from the Couch and Lesley of Second Sight Cinema is running from June 10th to the 13th. Look for contributions here: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4.
Terence Rattigan's The Winslow Boy premiere read more
Classic Film & TV Cafe
Posted by Rick29 on Feb 22, 2013
Robert Donat as Sir Robert Morton.
When 12-year-old Ronnie Winslow is expelled from the Royal Naval Academy, his father has but one question: Did Ronnie steal the five-shilling postal order? When his son replies that he did not, Arthur Winslow, a retired upper middle-class bank accountant, sets out read more