THE JOKERS
1967, Universal, 94 min, UK, Dir: Michael Winner

Director Michael Winner’s dazzling (but rarely screened) satire of Young London features Michael Crawford (pre-“Phantom of the Opera”) and Oliver Reed as a pair of rich, freewheeling brothers making the rounds of posh parties. Their anarchic spirit gets the better of them - and a string of increasingly elaborate pranks results in their making off with the Crown.


I’LL NEVER FORGET WHAT’S’ISNAME
1967, Universal, 97 min, Dir: Michael Winner

In Michael Winner’s comedic critique of commercialism, advertising hotshot Andrew Quint (Oliver Reed) quits his high-paying job and begins anew at a small literary magazine. But Andrew soon realizes that expunging everything from his past – including his wife and multiple mistresses - is a tricky task. With Orson Welles, Marianne Faithfull and Carol White.


THE NIGHTCOMERS
1971, AVCO Embassy Pictures, 96 min, Dir: Michael Winner

Marlon Brando stars in this audacious prequel to Henry James' TURN OF THE SCREW, which examines the events leading up to the deaths of Peter Quint and Ms. Jessel, and the steady descent into evil experienced by the children in their care.


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