Derek Browne

Born: 1927
Died: 16 December 2010

Highlighted works

  • A Hard Day's Night

    A Hard Day's Night

    Richard Lester’s film charts a fictionalised day in the life of The Beatles, back in the UK after conquering America, and on the run from their fans.

  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    The third instalment in Steven Spielberg and George Lucas’s adventure series influenced by Saturday morning serials is also the most light-hearted.

  • Room at the Top

    Room at the Top

    This drama of social mobility in a northern factory town proved a landmark British film thanks to director Jack Clayton’s mature treatment of sexuality and class.

  • A Canterbury Tale

    A Canterbury Tale

    Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s underrated tale of the mysterious ‘glue man’ is one of their most moving films.

  • The Demi-Paradise

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

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