The Egyptian (1954)

  Do you really believe all women are like that? Can’t you believe in a love that asks for nothing? Michael Curtiz directs this film set in eighteenth dynasty Egypt about young physician Sinuhe (Edmund Purdom). He travels the world and discovers new places supported by his companions the eccentric and likeable servant Kaptah (Peter Ustinov)… Continue reading The Egyptian (1954)

Magnificent Obsession (1954)

  ‘Once you find the way, you’ll be bound. It will obsess you. but believe me, it will be a magnificent obsession.‘ Douglas Sirk directs this melodrama about the playboy Bob Merrick (Rock Hudson) who looses control of his speedboat and causes Dr Phillips  to have a heart attack and die. The rest of the… Continue reading Magnificent Obsession (1954)

The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)

‘I want to go on living even after I’m dead‘ George Stevens directs this emotional and harrowing drama depicting the story of the young Jewish Girl Anne Frank (played well by Millie Perkins) who with her family is forced into hiding in an attic in Nazi occupied Amsterdam. The film was based on Anne Frank’s… Continue reading The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)