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The Long Good Friday (1980)

Having seen this British gangster classic shortly after it’s North American release on home video back in the early eighties, like most viewers I found myself a Bob Hoskins fan for life. 739 more words

Daily Take

Ruling the Waves - Episode 6 - 'An Imperial People?'

Stefan Piotrowski
Against the Current Productions

These six chapters were originally parts of a single film which sought to explore whether, during the nineteenth century, the Empire allowed Britons to transcend their other differences and embrace a shared sense of national identity. 1,212 more words

Imperial & Global History

Helen Mirren, 70 anos

Existem diferenças entre fazer filmes norte-americanos e britânicos?

Na verdade não. O figurinista é o mesmo na França, Itália, Alemanha, Austrália. O diretor de fotografia é o mesmo cara.

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Cinema

Red Shift - BFI DVD

On Friday night, I finally watched John Mackenzie’s Play for Today adaptation of Alan Garner’s Red Shift (1978), released on DVD as part of the BFI’s sci-fi season last year. 530 more words

Private JOHN MACKENZIE

Private JOHN MACKENZIE

(Slumbay Island)
Regiment or army No. – unknown.

Therefore no definitely attributable records could be found for him.


British War Medal
Victory Medal

Other medals awarded – unknown.

Roll Of Honour

Corporal JOHN MACKENZIE MM

Corporal JOHN MACKENZIE MM

(Attadale)
   

No. 201292

Seaforth Highlanders

(Ross-shire Buffs, the Duke of Albany’s)

4th Battalion

John enlisted in June 1915 and was sent to France in October of that year in charge of a grenade section. 62 more words

Roll Of Honour

From Ardross to Otago: the Odyssey of John MacKenzie

John MacKenzie’s forebears came from Easter Ross. He was partially brought up in Zambia, educated in Canada, and has travelled extensively throughout the British Empire in pursuit of his historical studies. 745 more words

Emigration