The optimists aka the optimists of nine elms 1973 starring peter sellers. Stardust is a 1974 british film directed by michael apted and starring david essex and adam faith. The film is fantastic for nostalgia value featuring an industrial landscape almost gone battersea power station was in operation and the boiler room features in the. Peter sellers is superb in a warm, wistful family drama, in which two battersea kids forge an unlikely alliance with a faded music hall star. The optimists of nine elms 1973, directed by anthony. The optimists of nine elms, also known as the optimists, is a 1973 british drama film starring peter sellers and directed by anthony simmons, who also wrote. Twixt optimist and pessimist the difference is droll. Mar 03, 20 stardust is a 1974 british film directed by michael apted and starring david essex and adam faith.
Nine elms lane was named around the year 1645, from a row of elm trees bordering the road, though a path probably existed between york house and vauxhall from the 1200s. The film is the sequel to the 1973 film thatll be the day. Nine elms is an area within battersea in south west london and in the far northeastern corner of the london borough of wandsworth, between the sw8 side of battersea proper and vauxhall the area was formerly mainly industrial but is now becoming more residential and commercial in character. Nine elms escorts by allstars escorts best escorts in london. The sensual and smart feminist sorcery of the love witch. The optimists of nine elms 1973 director anthony simmons this is a film in complete contrast to hoffman a charming and generous comedy about an itinerant busker who befriends two children who are battling against the squalor of their povertystricken existence. The optimists of nine elms bob ellis 1973 hadleigh ted prior 1973 general hospital 1973. Dassin endorsed the american version the one we shall watch as closer to his vision even though the witchhunt had prevented him from entering the editing studio on his return to hollywood. Patricia brake in the optimists of nine elms 1973 peter sellers in the optimists of nine. Buster keaton was originally considered for the lead, but the backers of the film refused to support the project with him as the star. The optimists directed byanthony simmons written byanthony simmons tudor gates starringpeter sellers donna mullane john chaffey david daker marjorie yates music bylionel bart george martin cinematographylarry pizer distributed byscotiabarber paramount pictures release date 18 october 1973 running time 110 minutes countryunited kingdom languageenglish the optimists of nine elms, also known as the optimists, is a 1973 british drama film starring peter sellers and directed by anthony simmons, who. The optimist a doughnut sees, the pessimist a hole. The optimists is a 1973 british production directed by anthony simmons, which is based on his 1964 novel the optimists at nine elms.
It all sounds like goo, and the films last halfhour verges perilously close. Shortlists the 45 best booktofilm adaptations ever. The optimists of nine elms not available on your favorite video service. In 1838, at the time of construction of the london and southampton railway, the area was described as a low swampy district occasionally overflowed by the river thames whose osier beds, pollards and windmille and the river. All right jack 1959 full movieyuhajedeiusakoidep poalakemirtahuste. Aug 14, 2016 white fang video on the web zum down load verfugbar ist, oder schauen sie motion pictureinternet streaming on the internet kostenlos in highdefinitionqualitat. Shop the optimists of nine elms 1973 authentic 27 x 41 original movie poster peter sellers drama u.
Publisher penguin random house moving to nine elms nine. But even at its worst the optimists is acceptable family fare, and for much of its first 80 minutes it engagingly. A few hours after their wedding, international racing driver, alan colby and his new wife denise, are involved in a horrific car crash. Watch the optimists of nine elms full movie online here optimists of nine elms. Try our daily general knowledge quiz or work through our archive of daily and themed quizzes. Nine elms behind the scenes in londons newest district duration. The cullinan was cut into nine large stones and 96 smaller stones. Oct, 2011 the optimists of nine elms of nine elms was a great achievement all around, with an extra special word of praise for the editor, jimmy jympson.
Two kids form a quirky relationship with an eccentric old busker sellers. Optimists of nine elms, the 1973 vintage original movie poster u. The cars and vehicles would now all be vintage and there is a ride on a london rt bus a better looking predecessor to the routemaster. Battersea is a district of south west london, england, within the london borough of wandsworth. The optimists of nine elms 1973 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. I remember seeing this clip from the 1973 film the optimists of nine elms on clapperboard, an excellent film programme for children that chris kelly introduced on itv in those days. Jan 30, 2006 optimists of nine elms dear john, this is a lovely film, complete with ukeleleplaying peter sellers. Telecharger the optimists of nine elms film complet en.
Peter sellers is superb in a warm, wistful family drama, in which two battersea. It is located on the south bank of the river thames, 2. Embassy in london would relocate to the area, moving from its current location in grosvenor square, mayfair. The station was projected to open along with the rest of the extension in 2020, but in december 2018 mayor of london sadiq khan announced the projects opening would be delayed for a year due to a need of. May 16, 2008 the optimists is a 1973 british production directed by anthony simmons, which is based on his 1964 novel the optimists at nine elms. A new general knowledge quiz is available every day. This wonderful synthetic decade brought us glam rock, pet rocks and punk rock even bank clerks wore purple flared suits, had their hair permed, grew a zapata moustache and had group sex in a hot tub with the accounts department cars were still made in the usa and england, the homeless were still bums. Try todays quiz or work through our archive of daily and themed quizzes. Optimists of nine elms, the 1973 a wonderfully warm film presenting the flipside view to the swinging sixties dream as it fades into the sour seventies.
Watch the optimists of nine elms online bfi player. And if you need convincing hes one of the best editors around, just look at the scene where the little girl loses her little brother on a refuse site by the rivers edge. The optimists of nine elms 1973 the optimists of nine. A couple of anthony simmonsdirected films show off the industrial riverside four in the morning 1965, about couples in a crisis, and the optimists of nine elms 1973, about an ageing street busker befriended by two children. Peter sellers used to claim that his father had taught george formby to play the ukulele, though i dont know the truth of that. British film, released in the united states as stop me before i kill. The two largest gems, the great star of africa cullinan i, and the lesser star of africa cullinan ii, were presented to the king. Two young children befriend the old musician, brightening his otherwise colorless life. His fourth feature 1965s four in the morning featuring a. Approximately 28,000 inhabitants and 25,000 workers are expected to occupy the space once complete. Jan 14, 2020 nine elms is a london underground station under construction in nine elms, london, as part of the northern line extension to battersea. Peter sellers the optimists of nine elms 1973 blogger. Things were simple in the 1970s, even politicians exhibit 1.
Penguin random house uk is the latest major creative company to announce it is opening a new london office in nine elms. The optimists of nine elms of nine elms was a great achievement all around, with an extra special word of praise for the editor, jimmy jympson. How i learned to stop worrying and love the bomb 1964, and being there 1979. Yes, it stars sellers and a couple of likeably scruffy kids, but the story is one of only light humor and much sadness amid a downscale london district bordering the thames called nine elms. Alans physical injuries heal but the mental blackouts continue. Her film roles include the childrens mother in the optimists of nine elms 1973 with peter sellers. Which american comedy film, released in 1979, featured british actor, musician and comedian peter sellers acting in his second to last film role.
Jan 16, 2020 a new general knowledge quiz is available every day. Jan 25, 2014 the films british version was five minutes longer than the us cut, with a more upbeat ending and featuring a completely different film score. Charrington ipa bd u100 syringes standard life heinz soup. The book was a bittersweet, sentimental tale of the unlikely friendship that develops between two young children from a london slum neighborhood and an eccentric, lonely street performer whose gift for. The area was formerly mainly industrial but is now becoming more residential and commercial in character. When british film director anthony simmons died at the age 93 last year he left behind a small but meticulous filmography arguably comprising some of the best work ever put to film about londoners including black joy, britains only blaxploitation film and criminally underrated optimists of nine elms starring peter sellers. He clearly loved the role, and i think his father learnt the uke. A rare collection of black and white stills from the movie featuring some wonderful scenes. It is dominated by battersea power station, various railway lines and new covent garden market.
Nine elms is an area within battersea in south west london and in the far northeastern corner of the london borough of wandsworth, between the sw8 side of battersea proper and vauxhall. The companys notable films include jane eyre 1970 filmjane eyre, joe hill filmjoe hill and the animated charlottes web 1973 film. After eight months of work, the cutting and polishing was complete. The film is fantastic for nostalgia value featuring an industrial landscape almost gone battersea power station was in operation and the boiler room features in the film.
In the following years, peter sellers acted in some of the best movies of his career. Buy optimists movie posters from movie poster shop. Apr 12, 2017 when british film director anthony simmons died at the age 93 last year he left behind a small but meticulous filmography arguably comprising some of the best work ever put to film about londoners including black joy, britains only blaxploitation film and criminally underrated optimists of nine elms starring peter sellers. Oct 31, 2015 the optimists of nine elms 1973 after a series of dark adultthemed movies, this 1973 family film was a refreshing change of tone for peter sellers that demonstrated once again his phenomenal ability to utterly submerge himself into a detailed threedimensional character on screen. The film also inspired a classic 1979 tune by south east london band squeeze.
Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Information and later on became an effective film producer, specifically filming the books of his sisterinlaw, jackie collins. Also released as the optimists of nine elms, the optimists features several original songs by lionel bart and an incidental score by george martin, best known as the man who produced the beatles recordings. Famous people who died in january 2016 on this day. Were your movie poster source for new releases and vintage movie posters. The optimists of nine elms 1974 film, starring peter sellers nine elms is a district of london, situated in the far northeastern corner of the london borough of wandsworth between battersea and vauxhall. Fold wear, separation, some wrinkling throughout, some edge wear, staining on left and right borders, creasing bottom left corner, small tear at bottom right fold line and left middle border, singlesided and stored folded. The companys notable films include jane eyre 1970 film jane eyre, joe hill film joe hill and the animated charlottes web 1973 film. Cheetah, sagittarius productions, west one film productions.
Nine elms, as a lonely young girl named liz donna mullane explains in the beginning, didnt mean trees, it meant foggy winter, the noise of trains. The optimists of nine elms 1973 pg 1h 50min drama 18 october 1973 usa a retired entertainer makes his living as a street musician on the streets of london. The optimists of nine elms 1974 film, starring peter sellers references. It has confirmed it has signed an agreement to lease 83,400 square feet across five floors from developers ballymore at one embassy gardens. William reginald bruce purchase october 2, 1938 thames, new zealand. Listed here are the british winners and nominees at the five most prestigious film award ceremonies in the englishspeaking world.
And if you need convincing hes one of the best editors around, just look at the scene where the little girl loses her. After leaving apple information, he ran mgm and warner bros. He previously two sons, jonathon and roberto who was raised in lugano, switzerland using their mom after ron wedded joan collins. Denise suggests a delayed honeymoon in the south of france and it is here that eminent. The optimists peter sellers rare movie stills youtube.1251 1256 1161 586 261 1340 243 753 804 85 412 141 1020 909 1044 215 1318 1351 931 773 452 763 807 1412 797 1050 1102 1079 125 1344 84 1097 811 355 1184 53 1477 665 616 1400 1219 1192 132 1496 522 1447 776 887 1406 780