It's day three of the "British Empire in Film" blogathon, and the contributors are soldiering on with more tasty cinematic treats for your reading pleasure.
Le from Critica Retro gives the lowdown on another winner from Hollywood's golden year of 1939, The Rains Came, starring Tyrone Power and Myrna Loy. (Note: hit the Google Translate button at the top of Le's page for the English version of her review).
Good pal and all-around bon vivant Sergio at Tipping My Fedora has chipped in with a typically strong review of the 1940 Bette Davis version of The Letter. (He also includes a helpful list of the numerous other versions of Somerset Maugham's tale of passion, lust, betrayal and murder).
Rudyard Kipling is of course inextricably linked to the days of Empire, and so it's only fitting that we get to feature another adaptation of one of his works. Over at Speakeasy, Kristina delivers an in-depth, fond look at John Huston's The Man Who Would Be King (1975).
Mike of Mike's Take on the Movies somehow manages to keep up the killer pace of reviewing a movie nearly every day - as any blogger knows, no mean feat. Today he takes a look at Richard Lester's cheeky period romp, Royal Flash (also from 1975).
Check 'em out while they're hot!
11/16/2014 02:57:35 am
11/16/2014 04:23:00 am
This is a fantastic blogathon, Jeff. It's like a film studies class and a history class all rolled into one FREE online course! How great is that!
11/16/2014 06:21:28 am
My post in The Charge of the Light Brigade is here: http://girlsdofilm.wordpress.com/2014/11/16/the-charge-of-the-light-brigade-and-the-satire-of-war/
11/17/2014 10:18:19 pm
Thank you everyone for your submissions!
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