SEAT AT THE BACK - SCRIBBLES! ~ Films on the Seat at the Back playlist right now: KIDS IN LOVE; JUNE; CURVE; WILD, BARELY LETHAL; GODDESS OF LOVE; THE VATICAN TAPES .. What a night in!
Monday, 12 December 2011
BBC WORST WIPES - Nigel Kneale's THE ROAD (1963)
BBC : WORST WIPES ~ so much BBC drama lost forever thanks to wiping policy of old, but one of the worst has to be Nigel Kneale's The Road (1963) - James Maxwell plays 1770 country squire and 'natural philosopher' Sir Timothy Hassell, investigating a haunted wood where men die screaming after hearing strange cries "as if all the dead people was risin' out o' Hell", a phenomenon that occurs just once a year, on Michaelmas Eve. Sir Timothy decides to investigate, thinking it's a past echo of a retreating Roman army ...
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