Rosemary Sutcliff co-wrote film starring Marianne Faithful | Sutcliff Discovery of the Day

Rosemary Sutcliff helped write a film, Ghost Story, that starred the wonderful, sultry Marianne Faithful. I never knew this: I would have remembered! There is a DVD available, reviewed here. British actress Penelope Keith was in the film too.

1974 Film Ghost Story with Marianne Faithfull co-written by Rosemary Sutcliff

Ghost Story, a  film directed by Stephen Weeks in 1974, was co-written by Rosemary Sutcliff; or at least she has ‘story’ and ‘screenplay’ credits. I never saw the film, so never knew that the wonderful Marianne Faithfull was in it. (I keep moving this post up the blog so you see it because I am so amazed to havre discovered this!)

source: IMDb

The Eagle of the Ninth lost in translation

The ever usful Google Alert points me to all manner of items linked with Rosemary Sutcliff. The Google Translator is less reliable. Thus read and translate a paragraph of a german blog:Read More »

Film of Rosemary Sutcliff’s book The Eagle of the Ninth with stars Channing Tatum, Donald Sutherland, Jamie Bell, Mark Strong, Tahar Rahim

The ‘Roman epic adventure’ film of The Eagle of the Ninth is directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald and produced by Duncan Kenworthy. Channing Tatum heads the cast (G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, the … Dear John) . Focus features, funders with Film 4 said     Read More »

New action movie The Eagle of the Ninth is for girls too

Channing Tatum is in the upcoming movie “Eagle of the Ninth” is a piece on the coming film which makes the case for it as a movie for girls, with the “hunky” Channing Tatum. More about the film and the book on which it is based here on this blog.