Alec Guinness (1985)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Melvyn Bragg Alan Bennett

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1985

  • Genres

    Anthology Biopic Documentary

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • Sir Alec Guinness Archive

Synopsis

On the publication of his memoir "Blessings in Disguise", Alec Guinness is filmed at the Albery Theatre and Salisbury Theatre, London, and his home in the South Downs talking about his experience of acting from his first performance in HAMLET in 1934 to his latest film. Clips are shown from TUNES OF GLORY, GREAT EXPECTATIONS, OLIVER TWIST, OUR MAN IN HAVANA, The BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER KWAI, The OLD COUNTRY (play), TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY, and MONSIGNOR QUIXOTE.

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