Bobbie Smith

Highlighted works

  • The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

    The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

    In this key film of the 1960s British New Wave, class tensions surface as borstal boy Tom Courtenay competes in a cross-country race against public-school rivals.

  • Straw Dogs

    Sam Peckinpah’s controversial thriller, about an American couple who move to a Cornish village – setting off a tragic chain of events.

  • The Party's Over

    The Party's Over

    Oliver Reed and Ann Lynn star in a shocking film which ran into trouble with the British Censors, and spent over four decades in limbo.

  • Oliver!

    Oliver!

    Lionel Bart’s lively stage musical version of Oliver Twist is given scope and atmosphere in Carol Reed’s multi-Oscar-winning film adaptation.

  • The Pleasure Girls

    The Pleasure Girls

    Three young professional women experience the highs and lows of Swinging London.

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