Many scenes the lonely cobbled street where fanny lives, the shot of an endless number of dancers at the giant blackpool ballroom are especially remarkable for being in such good shape. Performances will begin december 23 at the clurman. Admirably, in this play from 1910 houghton championed womens freedoms. Feel free to add detailed comments in the body of the email. The two go off together leaving mary to give them an alibi. While on seaside holiday with her girlfriend mary, a pretty factory worker named jenny is attracted to alan, son of the owner of the mill where she works. It was also controversial, and brought on itself a torrent of abuse and critiscm from. Ironically, the show that really emphasizes oliviers talent is the one he isnt in. This film is not currently playing on mubi but 30 other great films are. The collection, harold pinter, 1976, with malcolm mcdowellalan bateshelen mirrenlaurence olivier. Watch hindle wakes tv movie 1976 online streaming free. Stanley houghtons 1912 play, a oncescandalous drama seconding the progressive politics of ibsen and shaw, had been brought to the screen before.
For the lancashire poultry dish, see hindle wakes dish. Performed live at the trylon microcinema in 2014 by ipsifendus collective. Tristram kenton for the guardian stanley houghton was part of the manchester school of playwrights that. Alan jeffcote, son of nat hawthorn, hindles richest factory owner.
Hindle wakes is a superior drama with subtleties of theme and character unexpected in a silentera film. Hindle wakes tv movie 1976 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Hindle wakes by stanley houghton, directed by gus kaikkonen for the mint theater company, ravishes the audience with ironic modernism. The collection, harold pinter, 1976, with malcolm mcdowell. Hindle wakes is a 1952 british drama film, directed by arthur crabtree and starring lisa daniely and leslie dwyer. Hindle wakes 1952 stream and watch online moviefone. Hindle wakes program by mint theater company issuu. This play was a shocker when it first came out in 1912, and we can see the reasons why even today, with its calm look at the difference in the way in which society treats fornicators. Towards the end of his career, olivier took on a lot of mediocre movies for the money. Stanley houghtons hindle wakes, an obscure british play from 1912 thats been dusted off and revivified by the mint theater company, begins with a storm. Searching for a streaming service to buy, rent, download, or watch the arthur crabtreedirected movie via.
Jenny is attracted to the mill s boss s son brian worth. Set in the north of england hindle, two mill workers jenny lisa daniely and mary sandra dorne take off to blackpool for the wakes week holiday. Features accordion, clarinet, cornet, piano, upright bass, and percussion. It seems an amazing coincidence that the film version of hindle wakes was showing at the cinemas just at the time in 1952 when hartley, a food writer known to not be above a bit of inventive decoration, was sitting down to write her food in england. When she agrees to spend a week with the young man, jenny enlists her roommates help to keep this liaison a secret.
Hindle wakes tv movie 1976 hindle wakes tv movie 1976. Hindle wakes is a 1927 british silent film drama, directed by maurice elvey and starring estelle brody and john stuart. First priority club members are invited to attend readings and other special events free. Mint theater to stage rare revival of hindle wakes playbill. It also lends itself to some of the other module topics. Features accordion, clarinet, clavinet, cornet, tin can violin, upright bass, and. Image and milestones dvd of hindle wakes is an excellent transfer of a mostly fine restoration by the british film institute.
Hindle wakes 1976 1219 1976 gb drama, tv movie 1h 18m user score. Hindle wakes is a stage play by stanley houghton written in 1910. Hindle wakes with accompanying essay by stanley houghton. My favourite part named the house of sorrow and beautifully accompanied by in the nursery. Stanley houghtons 1912 comedy hindle wakes will have its first new york city revival in 95 years in a production from mint theater company. A version of it featured in the series laurence olivier presents 1976, starring judi bowker. Watch hindle wakes tv movie 1976 online streaming free in 720p. The only movie directed by sir laurence olivier, in which he did not appear. Hindle wakes 1931 film wikipedia, the free encyclopedia hindle wakes is a 1931 british film drama, directed by victor saville for gainsborough pictures and starring belle chrystall and john stuart. Some of the plays were based on productions staged at the national theatre during the period when olivier was artistic director. Jan 09, 2017 houghtons best known play, hindle wakes has been filmed five times, most recently in 1976 as a tv film starring donald pleasance.
Laurence olivier presents is a british television anthology series made by granada television which ran from 1976 to 1978. This glitteringly effective celebration of the financial and sexual independence of lancashire millgirls, based on stanley houghtons celebrated play from 1912. With leslie dwyer, lisa daniely, brian worth, sandra dorne. Scene from hindle wakes performed live in 2014 at the trylon microcinema by ipsifendus collective. Hindle wakes by stanley houghton on free audio book download. Houghtons best known play, hindle wakes has been filmed five times, most recently in 1976 as a tv film starring donald pleasance. In the lefthand ivally low down, there is a door leading to the scullery. Jan 19, 2018 stanley houghtons bracingly unsentimental hindle wakes failed twice on broadway, expiring after 30odd performances in both 1912 and 1922. Nineteen twentyseven was a landmark year for silent cinema, and maurice elveys hindle wakesnow impeccably restored by the british film institutewas part of it. Hindle wakes, a strikingly progressive and sardonically funny play from 1912, is codirected by olivier and stars donald pleasance.
During wakes week, the hindle mill workers go on holiday to blackpool. The film was the fourth and last screen adaptation of the famous stanley houghton play of the 1910s, dealing with an independentminded young woman insisting on her right to enjoy a sexual flirtation regardless of the disapproval of family or society. Jul 22, 2012 spring and port wine clip with susan george 1970 duration. The engine dolgoch bumps and bounces its coaches and two teapots along the line from tywyn wharf station to abergynolwyn, before its closure in 1950. It was also televised by bbc 1950, and granada 1976. Set in the hindle, two mill workers take off to blackpool for the wakes holiday. Jun 29, 2009 a level film studiesthe wjec a2 scheme includes two modules on silent cinema. Though neither of these covers british film in the 1920s, hindle wakes offers an interesting comparison in terms of style and narrative. Pleasance is a topnotch actor, solid and subtle, but he just doesnt have the cunning intelligence and perpetual fire that burns. A young millgirl spends a weekend with the bosss son and defies convention by not wishing to marry him. The plays, with the exception of hindle wakes, all starred laurence olivier. Fanny is a millhand in the factory owned by alans father and their.
The film is adapted from stanley houghtons 1912 stage play of the same name, and reunites brody and stuart following their hugely popular pairing in the previous years mademoiselle from armentieres. The plays title refers to the wakes week holiday in the fictional town of hindle and is also a pun on the name of a traditional lancashire chicken dish. In a new century, the mint theater company is demonstrating that this littleknown play with its perplexing title is a compelling period piece. The film is adapted from stanley houghtons 1912 stage play of the same name, which had previously been filmed twice as a silent in 1918 and 1927. Hindle wakes is a 1931 british film drama, directed by victor saville for gainsborough pictures and starring belle chrystall and john stuart. Hindle wakes act i scene 1 the scene is triangular, representing a corner of the livingroom kitchen of no, 7, burnley roady hindle, a house rented at about is, 6d. Looking to feast your eyes on hindle wakes on your tv or mobile device at home.831 844 1156 1233 827 535 1102 1022 1077 1166 844 887 44 77 256 1401 1513 986 513 412 580 1616 153 1392 1251 888 1255 161 1550 666 290 1217 539 328 550 526 278 1414 80 422 229 974 731 1255 490