Quayle on Quayle – Legendary Actor Sir Anthony Quayle

In our new FOUR PART SERIES actress Jenny Quayle reflects on her father, legendary actor Sir Anthony Quayle, talking openly and at length about his life and career. Continue reading “Quayle on Quayle – Legendary Actor Sir Anthony Quayle”

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Vsevolod Pudovkin, the Russian film director who pioneered the use of montage

Vsevolod PudovkinVsevolod Pudovkin was a maverick Russian film director, screenwriter and actor who developed ground-breaking theories of film montage that have influenced countless filmmakers around the world. Today he is not particularly well-known, despite at one time being able count amongst his many followers the legendary director, Alfred Hitchcock, who adopted much of Pudovkin’s techniques in his classic 1927 thriller, The Lodger, which starred the popular British leading actor, Ivor Novello.  Continue reading “Vsevolod Pudovkin, the Russian film director who pioneered the use of montage”