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Advantages: intriguing thriller
Disadvantages: none

...I am quite partial to a mystery thriller and I find myself looking forward to the yearly retelling of the classic Agatha Christie stories on the BBC over the Christmas period. Whilst flicking through my Netflix account looking for something to watch on a ...

Candyperfumegirl 07.08.2017 · Read full review
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Review of BBC The Lady Vanishes (DVD)

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A Spooky Period Drama Mystery

Advantages: Spooky/mysterious/intriguing, good cast,
Disadvantages: None really

- Story - During a train journey, a young lady called Iris finds herself befriended by an older woman, a Miss Froy. She seems to vanish and when Iris asks if anyone has noticed her wandering off, it seems that no-one remembers ever having seen a ...

IzzyS 05.11.2017 · Read full review
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Cast a Dark Shadow - Young Man Seeks Woman To Murder

Advantages: Surprisingly visually exciting; good performance; great print of the film
Disadvantages: Sound occasionally could be better

...not necessarily to your tastes This is another one of those films that I’d never heard of but came across some random review and thought, “I may as well take a punt”. So I did, would you believe. Cast a Dark Shadow is a British film from 1955 ...

GenerallyInterested 30.08.2015 · Read full review
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A classy 1950s thriller/mystery

Advantages: Interesting story, well-acted/directed/filmed, good camera angles & lighting techniques
Disadvantages: Freda's accent, could do with the suspense levels hiking up a bit

RELEASED: 1955, Cert. PG RUNNING TIME: Approx. 1hr 22mins DIRECTOR: Lewis Gilbert SCREENPLAY: John Cresswell PRODUCER: Herbert Mason MUSIC: Antony Hopkins MAIN CAST:- Dirk Bogarde as Edward Bare (‘Teddy Bear’) Margaret Lockwood as Freda Kathle ...

CelticSoulSister 19.11.2016 · Read full review
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Be My Teddy Bare

Advantages: Good cast, good story
Disadvantages: Rather stagy production, a little dated

‘Cast A Dark Shadow’ could be described as just another 1950’s British crime drama of which the British film studios were making with regularity at the time but it is fair to say that this film has many qualities that make it stand out from the on the who ...

Mauri 27.07.2015 · Read full review
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