John Young

Born: 18 June 1916, Edinburgh
Died: 30 October 1996, Glasgow

Highlighted works

  • Chariots of Fire

    Chariots of Fire

    Hugh Hudson’s exhilarating account of the struggle by Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell to compete on their own terms at the 1924 Olympics seemed to herald a new highpoint in British cinema.

  • Monty Python's Life of Brian

    Monty Python's Life of Brian

    With brilliant gags and robust production values, the legendary comic troupe riff on the life of Christ to satirise religious faith.

  • The Wicker Man

    The Wicker Man

    A puritanical policeman investigates the disappearance of a girl from a Scottish island community in this eerie psychological horror which has become a cult classic.

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