Reginald Beck

Born: 5 February 1902, St. Petersburg
Died: 12 July 1992

Highlighted works

  • Hamlet

    Hamlet

    Laurence Olivier triumphed as actor and director in this stark and imposing screen adaptation of Shakespeare’s drama of tragic uncertainty.

  • In Which We Serve

    In Which We Serve

    In this wartime tribute to the courage of the British Navy, Noël Coward traces turbulent experiences across the ranks on an ill-fated destroyer.

  • Unpublished Story

    Valerie Hobson stars in this unusual mix of screwball comedy, conspiracy thriller and battle of the sexes.

  • Henry V

    Henry V

    Conceived as a wartime morale-booster, Laurence Olivier’s groundbreaking reimagining of Shakespeare combines cinematic sweep with patriotic fervour.

  • Serious Charge

    Serious Charge

    Wayward teens and malicious accusations spell disaster for a young vicar.

  • The Go-between

    The Go-between

    A schoolboy learns the sexual and social rules of the game at the dawn of the 20th century in Joseph Losey’s Palme d’Or-winner.

  • The Leather Boys

    The Leather Boys

    Hit the road: gay guilt and desire in the mid-60s.

  • This Man in Paris

    A 22-year-old Valerie Hobson is luminous in this comedy thriller.

  • DESPAIR

    Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s first film in English was brilliantly adapted by Tom Stoppard from Vladimir Nabokov’s novel set in 1930s Berlin.

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