Carmen Dillon

Born: 25 October 1908, Cricklewood, London
Died: 12 April 2000, Hove, Sussex

Highlighted works

  • Julia

    Oscar-winning period drama starring Jane Fonda and Vanessa Redgrave.

  • 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.

  • Hamlet

    Hamlet

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

  • Unpublished Story

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

  • Meet Me Tonight

    A compendium of three Noël Coward-penned stories that cover music hall mayhem, suburban suffering and a romp on the Riviera.

  • The Gentle Sex

    This unlikely UK box office smash from 1943 has a fabulous all-female cast.

  • The Way to the Stars

    The Way to the Stars

    Anthony Asquith directs a Terence Rattigan screenplay in this classic, which explores marriage in an age when death was just around the corner.

  • The Demi-Paradise

    Penelope Dudley-Ward and Laurence Olivier star in this mix of propaganda and romantic comedy.

  • Henry V

    Henry V

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

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