01.31.09

Film Excerpts, part three

Posted in Film clips at 9:02 am by Luke

12 Comments »

  1. Zoobus said,

    February 1, 2009 at 5:28 pm

    glad to finally see a clip from The Bofors Gun. Can’t find a copy (even region 2) anywhere.

  2. Luke said,

    February 2, 2009 at 9:47 am

    I’ll put up a torrent of The Bofors Gun in the next few days. Check back here for the link. The copy i have is one i transposed from a VHS copy Nicol had.

    Luke

  3. Luke said,

    February 2, 2009 at 3:50 pm

    http://thepiratebay.org/torrent/4697918

  4. Old git Tom said,

    May 11, 2009 at 2:18 pm

    Luke, that Pirate Bay torrent stops downloading at 80%. Shame, a powerful movie & performance by Nicol.

  5. Holley said,

    June 2, 2009 at 1:52 am

    Hey Luke, thanks for posting The Bofors Gun torrent at TPB. Would you mind coming back to seed the torrent for a little while (a few days, perhaps)? There are several of us who have been stuck at 80% for weeks. When one or more of us gets the whole thing, then we can carry the torch… 🙂

  6. bolbi said,

    June 15, 2009 at 1:17 am

    I have a german Version (VHS-Rip) if you need. Mail to bolbano@hotmail.de

  7. Papalaz said,

    August 5, 2009 at 11:05 am

    Could you please re-seed this – my download is stuck on 76% – I’ll happily seed when I have the whole thing

  8. Jon said,

    August 30, 2009 at 10:01 am

    Thanks for the torrent but it is currently possible only to download 79.9%. Can it be seeded?

  9. Jon said,

    November 18, 2009 at 4:04 am

    The DVD of The Bofors Gun is apparently available via http://www.raremoviesuk.co.uk and I’ve ordered a copy. I can’t understand why it isn’t sold on Amazon – it’s a truly great film.

  10. phil said,

    January 9, 2010 at 5:59 am

    to jon
    if you have the dvd fron raremoviesuk can you load it on your computer and make it available as a torrent so one can download it on a computer
    thanks

  11. Keith said,

    September 5, 2010 at 5:10 am

    The reason for the shameful neglect of this savage and gripping film, featuring a superb performance by Nicol Williamson, is down to corporate toadying. The film, distributed by the Rank Organisation, opened at one of London’s flagship West End cinemas in St. Martins Lane in 1968. But you had to be quick to catch it. It was hurriedly withdrawn from public exhibition after two or three days when a Rank minion belatedly noticed a scene in the guard hut where a squaddie is dozing on a bed, and one of his mates laughingly claims “Here, he’s having a J. Arthur..” (a common slang reference of the time for masturbation which took the name of the Rank Chairman in vain). The film never made it onto general exhibition in the UK cinemas, and has (as far as I am aware) only been shown of TV in Britain on a couple of occasions, usually in the wee small hours. I have a VHS copy recorded from a commercial TV channel a few years ago. The film soundtrack had the words “J.Arthur” edited out, and only a brief mime indicated what was being referred to.
    I, too, have been waiting for the film to be released on DVD, and since the late Lord Rank is way beyond being offended by the scatalogical reference, in its entirety and without this feeble attampt at censorship.

  12. David Downes said,

    December 21, 2011 at 1:57 pm

    It must have had a limited general release, as I saw it in a cinema (long since demolished) in Putney around the late 60s/early 70s. But I can’t remember the offending line, so it was probably the cut version. A great film that deserves re-release.

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