A Man for all Sea­sons

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TCM 11.00am - 1.25pm ★★★★

Satel­lite his­tor­i­cal⊲ As Sir Thomas More, a mas­ter­ful Paul Scofield stands by his prin­ci­ples and faces up to the con­se­quences of op­pos­ing the will of King Henry VIII (Robert Shaw). Fred Zin­ne­mann’s de­fin­i­tive screen ver­sion of Robert Bolt’s play won six Os­cars. Apart from Scofield, key con­tri­bu­tions are made by Or­son Welles as Car­di­nal Wolsey, Leo Mck­ern as Thomas Cromwell, John Hurt as the treach­er­ous Richard Rich and Vanessa

Red­grave as Anne

Bo­leyn. Dir: Fred Zin­ne­mann 1966, U, 145min

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