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Richard Attenbourgh R.I.P

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Richard Attenbourgh R.I.P

Postby stuart.uk » August 25th, 2014, 12:03 am

One of the true greats of the British cinema Richard Attenbourgh has died aged 90. He made a huge impact both as an actor and later director.

Some of his acting credits include In Which We Serve, Brighton Rock, The Guinea Pig, Morning Departure, The Ship That Died Of Shame, Private's Progress, The League Of Gentlemen,The Angry Silence, Seance On A Wet Afternoon, The Great Escape, I'm Alright Jack, Dunkirk, Guns At Batasi, Branigan and Jurassic Park.

As a director, Young Winston, A Bridge To Far, Ghandi, Chaplin, Shadowlands, Cry Freedom and Greyowl are among his impressive credits

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Re: Richard Attenbourgh R.I.P

Postby Rita Hayworth » August 25th, 2014, 1:37 am

Stuart,

He's one of my favorite British Actor/Director/Producer ... I will miss his smile and gentle nature ... and one of my favorites as well!

Here's my top 10 Movies and I have seen them all ...

My Top Ten Richard Attenborough Films

1. Miracle on 34th Street - 1994 Film
2. Rosebud - 1975 Film
3. The Magic Christian - 1969 Film
4. The Sand Pebbles - 1966 Film
5. The Great Escape - 1963 Film
6. Dunkirk - 1958 Film
7. Jurassic Park - 1993 Film
8. The Lost World - Jurassic Park - 1997 Film
9. Elisabeth - 1998 Film
10. Guns at Batasi - 1964 Film

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Re: Richard Attenbourgh R.I.P

Postby stuart.uk » August 26th, 2014, 11:28 am

I really liked him in Dunkirk, where I think he stole the film from both John Mills and Bernard Lee.


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