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Roger Lewis

Roger Lewis is the author of The Life and Death of Peter Sellers ('His research here has staggering breadth and depth, as does his relentless power of insight tempered with humanity.' The Hollywood Reporter), which is being developed as a biopic by HBO, and The Real Life of Laurence Olivier ('A passionate and monumental celebration of a genius.' Arthur Miller in the Sunday Times), which has formed the basis of a documentary for Channel 4. His biography of Anthony Burgess is published by Faber, in November 2002. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Charles Hawtrey 1914–1988 : The Man Who Was Private Widdle

Faber & Faber, 2001

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......I do not see any chance of having anything to offer you in the immediate future.24 May 1939I regret that I have nothing at the moment.9 October 1946Of course I know your work and shall certainly remember you when casting future...

Epilogue

Roger Lewis

Roger Lewis is the author of The Life and Death of Peter Sellers ('His research here has staggering breadth and depth, as does his relentless power of insight tempered with humanity.' The Hollywood Reporter), which is being developed as a biopic by HBO, and The Real Life of Laurence Olivier ('A passionate and monumental celebration of a genius.' Arthur Miller in the Sunday Times), which has formed the basis of a documentary for Channel 4. His biography of Anthony Burgess is published by Faber, in November 2002. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Charles Hawtrey 1914–1988 : The Man Who Was Private Widdle

Faber & Faber, 2001

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...On 9 September 1987, Kenneth Williams wrote to his friend Jeffrey Kemp, a retired teacher who lived in France, about a visit he’d made to see Hawtrey in Kent.[. . .] You were not supposed to laugh about Charlie Hawtrey being hauled out...

Larry Sider

Fine Cuts : Interviews on the Practice of European Film Editing

Routledge, 2018

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... L arry Sider (left) recording sound in Moscow for D isgraced Moments, directed by Laura Mulvey and Mark Lewis, 1994 ( Courtesy Larry Sider) As a result of contacts made whilst studying for a degree in Chicago Larry came to England...

Part Two: Life

Roger Lewis

Roger Lewis is the author of The Life and Death of Peter Sellers ('His research here has staggering breadth and depth, as does his relentless power of insight tempered with humanity.' The Hollywood Reporter), which is being developed as a biopic by HBO, and The Real Life of Laurence Olivier ('A passionate and monumental celebration of a genius.' Arthur Miller in the Sunday Times), which has formed the basis of a documentary for Channel 4. His biography of Anthony Burgess is published by Faber, in November 2002. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Charles Hawtrey 1914–1988 : The Man Who Was Private Widdle

Faber & Faber, 2001

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... around here’), whilst naughtier, braver, than the Carry Ons, is, as Sotheby’s would say, clearly school-of, circle-of and follower-of. Sherrin’s reply, though, rather encapsulates why Hawtrey felt defeated, humiliated. ‘Dear Roger, I think we...

Mike Ellis

Fine Cuts : Interviews on the Practice of European Film Editing

Routledge, 2018

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... from another editor to see me. The director, Lewis Teague, came over here fi ve months later and I was on the list and got the job—as though it had been set up. Michael was the producer as well as the star. It was a very good experience....

Sylvia Ingemarsdotter

Fine Cuts : Interviews on the Practice of European Film Editing

Routledge, 2018

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... The village hall showed fi lms on Sundays, and that’s where I saw the Swedish Carry-on fi lms, all Jerry Lewis’ fi lms, The Glenn Miller Story and Psycho amongst others. I’ve always been good at drawing and wish I had learned about music,...

Part One: Art

Roger Lewis

Roger Lewis is the author of The Life and Death of Peter Sellers ('His research here has staggering breadth and depth, as does his relentless power of insight tempered with humanity.' The Hollywood Reporter), which is being developed as a biopic by HBO, and The Real Life of Laurence Olivier ('A passionate and monumental celebration of a genius.' Arthur Miller in the Sunday Times), which has formed the basis of a documentary for Channel 4. His biography of Anthony Burgess is published by Faber, in November 2002. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Charles Hawtrey 1914–1988 : The Man Who Was Private Widdle

Faber & Faber, 2001

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... of Gremio – ‘clever, decrepit and rather pathetic Gremio’, according to Helpmann’s biographer – in Tyrone Guthrie’s production of The Taming of the Shrew at the Old Vic. (Scenery and costumes by Roger Furse, the music arranged and the orchestra...

Influences and Intertexts

Keith McDonald

Keith McDonald holds a PhD from Birkbeck College, University of London, UK, and is the Head of Programme for Media, Film Studies and Mass Communications at York St John University, UK. His research interests include popular culture, cult cinema and digital media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Roger Clark

Roger Clark taught literature and film in UK Universities for over thirty years and has published on contemporary fiction and film. He was Senior Lecturer in Literature Studies at York St John University, UK, where he is currently Honorary Research Fellow in the Faculty of Arts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Guillermo del Toro : Film as Alchemic Art

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... the Universal classics of Whale and Browning, the Poe adaptations of Roger Corman and the Hammer-produced films of Terence Fisher. Karloff’s extraordinary capacity for physical transformation is echoed in his repeated use of Doug Jones in roles...

From Development Hell to the Pacific Depths: The Strain and Pacific Rim

Keith McDonald

Keith McDonald holds a PhD from Birkbeck College, University of London, UK, and is the Head of Programme for Media, Film Studies and Mass Communications at York St John University, UK. His research interests include popular culture, cult cinema and digital media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Roger Clark

Roger Clark taught literature and film in UK Universities for over thirty years and has published on contemporary fiction and film. He was Senior Lecturer in Literature Studies at York St John University, UK, where he is currently Honorary Research Fellow in the Faculty of Arts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Guillermo del Toro : Film as Alchemic Art

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... that stuff. C.S. Lewis was another thing. I really enjoyed him as a kid, but he’s too Catholic for me. It’s not something as an adult I can feel comfortable relating to. (Salon Staff: 2006) After 18 months of planning and writing, he announced...

Accented Fantasy and the Gothic Perverse

Keith McDonald

Keith McDonald holds a PhD from Birkbeck College, University of London, UK, and is the Head of Programme for Media, Film Studies and Mass Communications at York St John University, UK. His research interests include popular culture, cult cinema and digital media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Roger Clark

Roger Clark taught literature and film in UK Universities for over thirty years and has published on contemporary fiction and film. He was Senior Lecturer in Literature Studies at York St John University, UK, where he is currently Honorary Research Fellow in the Faculty of Arts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Guillermo del Toro : Film as Alchemic Art

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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... provided many of the locales for early Gothic, as convents and monasteries became the favoured loci for often radically sexually transgressive behaviour (one of del Toro’s favourite novels, Matthew Lewis’s The Monk (1796) can hardly...