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Victim (1961) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Basil Dearden and produced by Basil Dearden and Michael Relph.

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WORLD CINEMA: Victim (1961)

By Carol Martinheira on Jun 25, 2021 From The Old Hollywood Garden

WORLD CINEMA: Victim (1961) On June 25, 2021 By CarolIn Uncategorized Pride celebrations continue here at the Garden and this month’s WORLD CINEMA is all about Victim (1961, dir. Basil Dearden), the iconic British thriller highly believed to be partly respons... Read full article

The Blue Gardenia (1953): Anne Baxter a Victim of Noir

By 4 Star Film Fan on Nov 16, 2019 From 4 Star Films

The Blue Gardenia chooses to establish its characters and allow ample time for the audience to get acquainted with all the players. It’s genuinely a pleasure as we have a number of affable people to grow accustomed to over the course of the story. There’s local journalist Casey Mayo (Ric... Read full article

The Seventh Victim (1943): Lewton’s Economy Rules

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 25, 2019 From 4 Star Films

What a picture for Kim Hunter to have come into her own (and Mark Robson for that matter). The 7th Victim is a chilling gem and the motor to move the story forward is an audacious girl, Mary Gibson (Hunter), who makes a decision to leave her boarding school of stain glass and angelic?choirs, to sear... Read full article

Victim (1961)

By Beatrice on Jun 4, 2017 From Flickers in Time

Victim Directed by Basil Dearden Written by Janet Green and John McCormick 1961/UK Allied Film Makers First viewing/Netflix Dirk Bogarde is fantastic in this exploration of the consequences?of intolerance. As the story begins, we are introduced to Barrett, a young man on the run. ?He keeps call... Read full article

"The Seventh Victim" screens this Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the Daystar Center

By Stephen Reginald on Oct 21, 2015 From Classic Movie Man

"The Seventh Victim" screens this Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the Daystar Center Where: The Daystar Center, 1550 S. State St. When: 6:30 p.m. The Seventh Victim (1943)—The RKO movie factory was working at full tilt, with producer Val Lewton releasing four films in 1943! The plot of Th... Read full article

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Jack Hawkins, James Mason and Stewart Granger turned down the role of Melville Farr. Then it was decided to make the character younger and Dirk Bogarde accepted the part.
This was the first English language film to use the word "homosexual."
At one point, the character of PH is shown outside a theater showing the musical 'Oliver!' on its billboard. In a later scene, the Police Inspector says that, as police, they cannot be dealing with the "Bill Sikes" of the world all the time. Bill Sikes is the notorious criminal in Charles Dickens' novel 'Oliver Twist' upon which the musical is based.
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