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The Wicker Man

directed by Robin Hardy starring Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento

Repressed Scots policeman Howie (Woodward), a Christian copper, investigates the disappearance of a little girl on Summerisle, where the charming but fiendish local laird (the late, great Christopher Lee) is taking extreme measures t ensure the success of the next harvest. 176 more words


Four Frames - The Wicker Man (1973)

This is my latest contribution to The Big Picture, the internationally recognised website that shows film in a wider context. The Big Picture is running a series of features and reviews during April with the theme of ‘faith’. 543 more words


Throwback Trailer: Frenzy (1972)

London is held in the grip of a serial killer whose modus operandi is to murder his victims by strangling them with a necktie. When short-tempered ex-Royal Air Force officer Richard Blaney (Jon Finch) discovers his ex-wife (Barbara Leigh-Hunt) murdered, Blaney becomes a suspect. 31 more words

Throwback Trailer

Flesh To Touch... Flesh To Burn!

“The Wicker Man” is a 1973 horror thriller film, directed by Robin Hardy, bringing Anthony Shaffer’s screenplay to the screen.

Edward Woodward plays Sergeant Howie, a devoutly Christian policeman, who receives a note in the post claiming that a young girl, Rowan Morrison, has disappeared. 809 more words