Cinema Rediscovered 2018

Slocombe at Ealing

Please note: this season finished in July 2018
Early Slocombe

Cinema Rediscovered continues its celebration of one of the true legends of cinema - cinematographer Douglas Slocombe (1913 - 2016) - with a pair of films from his time at Ealing Studios.

At the end of the Second World War, Slocombe found himself walking through the doors of Ealing Studios, a place where over the course of a few years he would hone his talents as a cinematographer while working on some of Ealing's most celebrated films.

Here we present two of his perhaps lesser-known Ealing films: the black and white period drama The Loves of Joanna Godden (which was shot mainly on location in and around Romney Marsh, Kent) on Sun 29 July at 10:20 and the period Technicolor drama Saraband for Dead Lovers (which was shot entirely within a studio environment) on Sun 29 July at 15:10.

Previous screenings in this Season

Saraband for Dead Lovers U

Film Saraband for Dead Lovers

Sun 29 July 15:10

Ealing (and cinematographer Douglas Slocombe's) very first Technicolor feature film is a lavish costume drama set in the 1700s.

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The Loves of Joanna Godden PG

Film The Loves of Joanna Godden

Sun 29 July 10:20

Googie Withers stars as a young woman who flouts convention by choosing to run the farm she inherited, and rejecting the man she is expected to marry...

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