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Beat Girl Blu-Ray / DVD review

Sunday, 24 April 2016 13:16

Highly detailed review of the Blu-Ray / DVD of Beat Girl:

http://www.dvdbeaver.com/film5/blu-ray_reviews_71/beat_girl_blu-ray.htm

Review by Gary Tooze

Dances With Wolves on vinyl

Friday, 22 April 2016 10:50

Dances With Wolves has been released on vinyl. More info on the Music on Vinyl website.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • PVC protective sleeve
  • First pressing of 1000 numbered copies on purple & gold mixed vinyl

Beat Girl release on Blu-ray + DVD

Monday, 04 April 2016 14:39

We are delighted to announce that Beat Girl, which contains John Barry's first ever film-score, will receive its premiere DVD/blu-ray release on 25th April.

The extras will prove of interest to Barry fans because it includes a few minutes of additional/alternative footage, which might feature music never heard before.

Beat Girl (Wild for Kicks)

25 April, 2016
BFI, Dual Format Edition Blu-ray + DVD, BFI Video , 1960, 89 min, Region B

Special features

  • Newly remastered in 2K and presented in both High Definition and Standard Definition
  • Original theatrical version (87 mins): from the negatives, preserved by the BFI National Archive
  • Alternative version (92 mins, Blu-ray only)
  • Alternative sequences (3 mins, DVD only)
  • Extended version (92 mins): featuring additional sequences with David Farrar and Noëlle Adam
  • An Interview with Gillian Hills Interview (2016, 25 mins): the film’s star recalls her experience of working on Beat Girl
  • Cross-Roads (John Fitchen, 1955, 25 mins): supernatural short, starring the legendary Christopher Lee
  • Beauty in Brief (c.1955, 4 mins): forgotten saucy 1950s pin-up short which recalls the milieu of Beat Girl
  • Goodnight with Sabrina (c.1958, 3 mins): glamour short starring 1950s TV bombshell Sabrina, aka Norma Sykes
  • Illustrated booklet with new writing by Gillian Hills, Vic Pratt, Jonny Trunk and Jo Botting, and full film credits

Product details
RRP: £19.99/ Cat. no. BFIB1240 / BFI Flipside No. 030 / Cert 15
UK / 1959 / black and white / English, with optional hard-of-hearing subtitles / 87 mins / original aspect ratio 1.66:1 // BD50: 1080p, 24fps, PCM mono (48kHz/24-bit) / DVD9: PAL, 25fps, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono (320kbps)

More information on the BFI website

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Special screening of Beat Girl

Saturday, 02 April 2016 13:09

Any residents of London should note that in conjunction with its release on DVD/blu-ray this month: A special screening of Beat Girl takes place at the Regent Street Cinema, London, W1 on Wednesday 20 April at 6.30pm followed by a Q&A with Gillian Hills, hosted by BFI National Archive Fiction Curator, Vic Pratt. Tickets are available now.

Shadowing John Barry by the Brian Bennett Orchestra, to be released by Dramatico on 8 April, features impressive new interpretations of some of the best-known film themes by the late and great British composer...

Read the entire article here...

Knopfler, Frampton Help ‘Shadow’ John Barry

Peggy Sue Got Married on SBS2, Australia

Thursday, 25 February 2016 10:36

Australia: 'Peggy Sue Got Married' is being broadcast Wednesday 2nd March on SBS 2 at 10:10pm.

Walkabout on TV

Sunday, 14 February 2016 09:47

Walkabout
Saturday 20th February 2016
Australia
NITV
9:30pm

Walkabout

Sunday, 14 February 2016 09:41

Saturday 20th February 2016
Australia
NITV
9:30pm

The Music of James Bond

Sunday, 07 February 2016 15:03

The Music of James Bond

The Orchard Theatre, Dartford
Sunday 14 February
at 7:30pm

Website

Goldfinger, Thunderball, Diamonds are Forever, You Only live Twice, The Man With the Golden Gun, Golden Eye, Casino Royal, Live and Let Die, Skyfall and many, many more.

The Music of James Bond

Ohio Theatre
39 E. State Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Sat., 01.16.16
08:00 PM

Contact
Phone Number CAPA Ticket Center 614.228.8600

Website

This symphonic evening features the greatest songs from “spy movies” such as Mission Impossible, Get Smart, the Austin Powers films, and of course, the James Bond legacy. Enjoy live performances of “Goldfinger,” “Nobody Does it Better,” “Moonraker,” “For Your Eyes Only,” and many more performed by Sheena Easton and additional vocalists.

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Geoff (owner) and Ruud (webmaster) have been running the John Barry website since June 18, 2001.

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John Barry related Events or Concerts


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A lot more James Bond concerts collected on the link below, I have put them all in this news item. So check it out from there!

http://www.moviesinconcert.nl/index.php?page=concertlist


 

May 12, 2019 @ 15:00 - 16:30

St Mary’s Church
Church Street
Hadleigh, Suffolk IP7 United Kingdom

Jason Frederick Presents

The Music of John Barry

A Solo Piano Performance

Website

Enjoy An Afternoon Of Music Written By Multiple Oscar winning Composer John Barry

Including Themes From Out Of Africa, Diamonds Are Forever, Born Free, Dances With Wolves, Goldfinger and Many More…

Tickets £6 On The Door

Refreshments Available

Jason Frederick Is a Canadian multi-instrumentalist and award winning composer of music for films and television.


James Bond Concert Spectacular

Q The Music Show
James Bond Concert Spectacular
Saturday 2nd November 2019
7:30pm
Wyvern Theatre
Theatre Square
Swindon
Wiltshire, SN1 1QN

Website

Guest Compere: Caroline Bliss – Moneypenny in The Living Daylights & Licence To Kill.


James Bond Concert Spectacular

Q The Music Show
James Bond Concert Spectacular
Sunday 24nd November 2019
7:30pm
West Cliff Theatre
Tower Road
Clacton-on-Sea
CO15 1LE

Website

Guest Compere: Caroline Bliss – Moneypenny in The Living Daylights & Licence To Kill.