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Archive Obituary • MARY HAYLEY BELL • Actress & Writer • 2006

The actress and writer Mary Hayley Bell, better known as Lady Mills, died at the age of 94 on 1 December 2005. Although her last years were blighted by Alzheimer’s, … Continue reading

01/31/2017 · Leave a comment

Archive Profile • SIR JOHN MILLS • The Quintessential Englishman • 2003

The Quintessential Englishman One of the cinema’s finest actors, John Mills has been known for much of his career as ‘Mr. England’. As British as Big Ben and fish and … Continue reading

06/08/2016 · Leave a comment

Forever England aka Born for Glory (Walter Forde, 1935) | British Film Classics

Back to John Mills with another of his 1930s films, Forever England – one of his first lead roles. He plays a young sailor who ends up waging a lone war … Continue reading

01/12/2016 · Leave a comment

In Which We Serve • watch the full movie on Youtube • Richard Attenborough

This is my tribute to Richard Attenborough who died on Sunday. Most people cite Pinkie in Brighton Rock as his best performance but I have always preferred his small but telling part as … Continue reading

08/25/2014 · Leave a comment