Kino Quickies - Preview episode

Kino Quickies

Jan 29 2022 • 11 mins


Welcome to this preview episode of the Kino quickies podcast. Book tickets for any of the films in the Kino Quickies season https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/kino-quickies-tickets-254643364157 (HERE) Here's a very good article explaining what Quota Quickies are from the https://www.cinemahistory.co.uk/what-are-quota-quickies/ (Cinema History Blog) Well that was fascinating but http://www.britishpictures.com/books/quota_quickies.htm (now I want to find out more) Don’t forget to subscribe to the Kino Quickies podcast.  It comes out a couple of days after each screening. Follow Kino Quickies on https://twitter.com/KinoQuickies (Twitter) for updates You can even follow us on https://www.facebook.com/KinoQuickies (Facebook)! The Kino have a https://www.kinodigital.co.uk/ (website) too and they’re also on https://twitter.com/kino_bermondsey (Twitter) and even https://www.instagram.com/kino_bermondsey/ (Instagram) Your hosts are https://twitter.com/BitesSoho (Dom Delargy) and https://twitter.com/norloll (Dr Lawrence Napper) Information about the special guests can be found in the listings below. THE SEASON:Sunday March 13th at 1:30pmThe Ghost Camera (1933) A surprisingly funny murder / comedy /mystery drama, it stars Henry Kendall, Ida Lupino and a very young John Mills. Our special guest for the post screening Q&A is film critic & historian, https://pamhutch.wordpress.com/about/ (Pam Hutchinson). Running time: 66 mins Watch a clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2lAkwnUzBw (HERE) Sunday March 27th at 1:30pmDeath at Broadcasting House (1934). A murder mystery set and partly shot at the BBC's (then) brand new headquarters. An actor is murdered whilst performing live on air before the shocked ears of millions of listeners. https://www2.bfi.org.uk/people/josephine-botting (Josephine Botting), curator of the BFI National Archive is our guest for the Q&A. Running time: 71 mins Watch a clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3eGCGPQNc0 (HERE) Sunday April 10th at 1:30pmThe Phantom Light (1935).Directed by a young Michael Powell and starring Gordon Harker and Binnie Hale, the action centres on an isolated lighthouse where the previous lighthouse keeper has been mysteriously murdered. Composer and silent film accompanist.https://www.neilbrand.com/ ( Neil Brand), joins us for the Q&A. Running time: 76 mins Watch a clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UWBK4eH4kg (HERE) Sunday April 24th at 1:30pmSweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (1936)Anybody fancy a pie? Tod Slaughter stars in this ripe melodrama based on his highly successful stage play of the same name. Our special guest for the Q&A is https://www.qmul.ac.uk/sllf/film-studies/people/postgraduate/profiles/jade-sofia-evans.html (Jade Evans), who is a currently writing a PhD on UK film stardom from 1920-1970. Running time: 76 mins Watch a clip https://youtu.be/fAFHpFwg12Y?t=16 (HERE) Sunday May 8th at 1:30pmSay it With Flowers (1934)Kind-hearted market traders stage a fundraising concert featuring some of the most famous music hall artists of day. A fascinating glimpse of these long gone performers, some of whom began their careers in the 1870s. We're joined by Oscar nominated film & theatre composer http://www.garyyershon.com/biography/ (Gary Yershon) for the Q&A. Running time: 71 mins Watch a clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJnvlmrSN5o (HERE) Sunday May 22nd at 1:30pmBrief Ecstasy (1937)Hugh Williams & Linden Travers star in this romantic drama from Ealing Studios as a couple who meet, fall in love and are separated due to a simple misunderstanding. Author https://research-portal.uea.ac.uk/en/persons/charles-barr (Charles Barr) joins us for the final Q&A of the season. Running time: 60 mins We couldn't find a clip of the film, but it features in Martin Scorsese's list of https://www.nme.com/news/film/edgar-wright-shares-martin-scorseses-list-of-50-best-british-films-2879395 (British...