Browsing the archives for the Clive Revill tag

The High Commissioner (1968)

Director: Ralph Thomas Starring: Rod Taylor, Christopher Plummer, Lilli Palmer, Carmilla Sparv, Leo McKern, Daliah Lavi, Derren Nesbitt, Clive Revill, Bud Tingwell, Burt Kwouk Music: Georges Delerue Based on the Novel By Jon Cleary The book, The High Commissioner, by Jon Cleary, and the film The High Commissioner are two very different beasts. Cleary’s book […]

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Charlie Muffin (1979)

Director: Jack GoldStarring: David Hemmings, Ralph Richardson, Sam Wanamaker, Pinkas Braun, Ian Richardson, Shane Rimmer, Jennie Linden, Clive RevillMusic: Christopher GunningBased on a novel by Brian Freemantle Charlie Muffin is a film out of time. It could be considered a late entry into the ‘hard bastard’ cycle of spy films of the 1970’s, but it […]

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The Double Man (1967)

Director: Franklin J Schaeffner Starring: Yul Brynner, Britt Ekland, Clive Revill, Moira Lister, Anton Diffring Music: Ernest Freeman In East Germany, Berthold (Anton Diffring) meets some high ranking communist officials to hatch a plan to capture one of the C.I.A.s top, operatives, Dan Slater (Yul Brynner). The officials give the go ahead and one week […]

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Fathom (1967)

Director: Leslie H. Martinson Starring: Anthony Franciosa, Raquel Welch, Ronald Fraser, Clive Revill, Greta Chi, Richard Briers, Tom Adams Music: John Dankworth Based on a novel by Larry Forrest The film opens with a stylish title sequence, courtesy of Maurice Binder (Binder did the title sequences to many of the Bond films, as well as […]

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