On a teacher's last day of work before retirement, an unexpected gift: THE BROWNING VERSION. Adapted by #BOTD Ronald Harwood from Terence Rattigan's 1948 play, this 1994 version stars the late Albert Finney. Here, with Ben Silverstone as Taplow. #RonaldHarwood#TheBrowningVersion
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Aug 12, 2019 • 25 tweets • 14 min read
To celebrate the pending 120th anniversary of Alfred Hitchcock's birth, we begin here a longish thread recalling the film where Hitch's young career was very nearly derailed by a boy on a bus with a bomb (and a puppy😁). #Hitchcock#AlfredHitchcock
A loose adaptation of Joseph Conrad's 1907 novel, The Secret Agent, SABOTAGE (1936) co-stars Oscar Homolka, as a terrorist; and features Desmond Tester, as a likable schoolboy who is unwittingly dispatched to deliver a bomb hidden in a package, which must arrive before 1:45 p.m.