The event hosted by the W.I. in Yarmouth has caused a flurry of interest. The news, the local press and the radio are all covering it. Here’s the report on the BBC website.
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To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Peeping Tom is back in cinemas from November 19th. Catch it on the big screen while you can.
Available on DVD from Amazon.
Toby Jones marks the 50th anniversary of notorious British horror film ‘Peeping Tom’ and examines the effect of this disturbing tale of ‘glamour photographer turned serial killer’ on the careers of two people – the director Michael Powell and real-life glamour photographer George Harrison Marks.
Unfortunately no longer on iPlayer but details about the program can be found here.
Optimum Home Entertainment has announced that a digitally restored release of the classic 1960 thriller, which will commemorate the film’s 50th Anniversary, on DVD and Blu-ray.
The film will feature an introduction with Martin Scorsese, as well as an interview with Powell’s widow and Scorsese collaborator Thelma Schoonmaker, a commentary by Ian Christie, a documentary entitled The Eye Of The Beholder, a trailer, a feature entitled The Strange Gaze Of Mark Lewis, and a restoration comparison.
Peeping Tom is out at selected cinemas from Friday 19th November and on Blu-ray and DVD from Monday 22nd November. Available from Amazon.
As part of their support for the Breast Cancer Campaign, the Women’s Institute in Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight will be watching a selection of 1950s striptease films featuring one of their former members, Pamela Green, who, as you know, passed away earlier this year. Now known for her cameo role in the classic film Peeping Tom by Michael Powell, Pamela Green, was postwar Britain’s best-known pin-up girl and the first woman to appear naked on British TV.
Date: Thursday 28th October 2010 – open to all
Venue: The Royal Yacht Club, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight