sixties

Very Sixties

I’m busy working on ‘Film Freak’, the sequel-of-sorts to ‘Paperboy’. It’s about working in films and advertising in the arse-end of the 1970s, and I’m trying to watch old films from the period immediately before the setting. One of the movies I vaguely remember seeing was ‘Every Home Should Have One’, a satire in which […]

The Sixties Didn’t Just Swing

The Beatles and the Rolling Stones are remembered as the driving force of the sixties, but there were also a lot of folk singers around, and I just stumbled across the title tracks for two forgotten movies from that period, both about highwaymen from earlier times. A very young John Hurt played robber Davey Haggart […]