John Aldred

Born: 1921, Doncaster

Highlighted works

  • The Italian Job

    The Italian Job

    Spectacular automotive stunt work, Michael Caine’s stellar presence and a jocular overall tone have made this otherwise standard heist picture a favourite with British audiences.

  • Far from the Madding Crowd

    Far from the Madding Crowd

    John Schlesinger’s shrewd and atmospheric adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s 1874 novel sees fiery Bathsheba Everdene toying with the feelings of three very different suitors.

  • Darling

    Darling

    Julie Christie created one of the indelible images of Swinging London in this disapproving yet glamorous look at a fashion model ascending the social ladder.

  • 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.

  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    Peter Sellers plays three separate roles in Stanley Kubrick’s mordant Cold War comedy in which insanity and political manoeuvrings lead to nuclear meltdown.

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