I have a favour to ask of LJ friends… One of my long-standing filmic gripes is that so few of Lindsay Anderson’s films are available. Britannia Hospital is available on DVD, as is This Sporting Life. Neither If…. nor O Lucky Man! are available on DVD; both have been on video, but even those are now out of print. It turns out that Sky are running a ‘Not Available In The Shops’ season on Sky Cinema 1, and that they’re showing O Lucky Man! at 10pm on Thursday 30th November. Would one of you lovely, lovely people on LJ with… Read More »If you have a friend on who you think you can rely, you are a lucky man
From the discussion following ‘s poll, I have learned the following: Britannia Hospital is now available on DVD The soundtrack for O Lucky Man! is available on CD The Missa Luba (a mass sung in pure congolese style), sung by the Troubadours of King Baudouin and directed by Father Guido Haazen, has been reissued by Decca/Phillips (admittedly without the congolese folk songs on the A-side) Channel 4 have put many of the short films they’ve funded on their website, including the William Gibson adaptation Tomorrow Calling (with Toyah Wilcox and Don Henderson) Fortunately, only three out of these four cost… Read More »Livejournal made me do it!