• Ronald Neame and Brian Garfield on HOPSCOTCH

  • Ronald Neame on THE HORSE’S MOUTH

  • Ronald Neame on TUNES OF GLORY

    This interview with director Ronald Neame was taped in Los Angeles in October 2003.

  • The Golden Age

    Ronald Neame (1911–2010) was one of three partners in Cineguild Productions, alongside director David Lean and producer Anthony Havelock-Allan. Neame contributed as cinematographer, producer, or screenwriter to many Cineguild projects before becoming a director himself. In this 2010 interview, he...

  • The Card
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    Alec Guinness - Alec Guinness

    The Card

    Alec Guinness - Alec Guinness

    Directed by Ronald Neame • 1952 • United Kingdom
    Starring Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns

    Alec Guinness and Glynis Johns are at their best in THE CARD, a story of an enterprising young man determined to succeed in a hard, cruel world. In the course of his upward climb, he meets an equally sharp-w...

  • Hopscotch
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    Comedies - Comedies

    Hopscotch

    Comedies - Comedies

    Directed by Ronald Neame • 1980 • United States
    Starring Walter Matthau, Glenda Jackson, Sam Waterston

    The inimitable comic team of Walter Matthau and Glenda Jackson star in this nimble tale of international intrigue from master British filmmaker Ronald Neame. Based on Brian Garfield’s best-sell...

  • The Horse’s Mouth

    Directed by Ronald Neame • 1958 • United Kingdom
    Starring Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, Renee Houston

    In Ronald Neame’s film of Joyce Cary’s classic novel, Alec Guinness transforms himself into one of cinema’s most indelible comic figures: the lovably scruffy painter Gulley Jimson. As the ill-behave...

  • Tunes of Glory

    Directed by Ronald Neame • 1960 • United Kingdom
    Starring Alec Guinness, John Mills

    In Ronald Neame’s TUNES OF GLORY, the incomparable Alec Guinness plays Jock Sinclair—a whiskey-drinking, up-by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. A lifetime military man, Sinclai...

  • Hopscotch

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    Directed by Ronald Neame • 1980 • United States
    Starring Walter Matthau, Glenda Jackson, Sam Waterston

    The inimitable comic team of Walter Matthau and Glenda Jackson star in this nimble tale of international intrigue from master British filmmaker Ronald Neame. Based on Brian Garfield’s best-sell...

  • The Horse’s Mouth

    3 videos

    Directed by Ronald Neame • 1958 • United Kingdom
    Starring Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, Renee Houston

    In Ronald Neame’s film of Joyce Cary’s classic novel, Alec Guinness transforms himself into one of cinema’s most indelible comic figures: the lovably scruffy painter Gulley Jimson. As the ill-behave...

  • Tunes of Glory

    3 videos

    Directed by Ronald Neame • 1960 • United Kingdom
    Starring Alec Guinness, John Mills

    In Ronald Neame’s TUNES OF GLORY, the incomparable Alec Guinness plays Jock Sinclair—a whiskey-drinking, up-by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. A lifetime military man, Sinc...

  • The Card

    1 video

    Directed by Ronald Neame • 1952 • United Kingdom
    Starring Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns

    Alec Guinness and Glynis Johns are at their best in THE CARD, a story of an enterprising young man determined to succeed in a hard, cruel world. In the course of his upward climb, he meets an equally sharp-w...

  • Spy Games
    1 season

    Spy Games

    1 season

    Two witty spy capers fuse humor and suspense with delectable results. Shot in gorgeous saturated color amid some of the title city’s most iconic locales, Sally Potter’s THE LONDON STORY plays like a deadpan, postmodern deconstruction of the classic cloak-and-dagger thriller—complete with arrestin...

  • This Happy Breed

    Directed by David Lean • 1944 • United Kingdom
    Starring Robert Newton, Celia Johnson

    David Lean brings to vivid emotional life Noël Coward’s epic chronicle of a working-class family in the London suburbs over the course of two decades. Robert Newton and Celia Johnson are surpassingly affecting a...

  • This Happy Breed

    4 videos

    Directed by David Lean • 1944 • United Kingdom
    Starring Robert Newton, Celia Johnson

    David Lean brings to vivid emotional life Noël Coward’s epic chronicle of a working-class family in the London suburbs over the course of two decades. Robert Newton and Celia Johnson are surpassingly affecting a...

  • Crimes of the Future

    Directed by David Cronenberg • 1970 • Canada
    Starring Ronald Mlodzik, Jon Lidolt, Tania Zolty

    In this early feature from David Cronenberg, a dermatologist named Adrian Tripod searches for his missing mentor, Antoine Rouge, in the wake of a plague caused by cosmetics that has wiped out all sexual...

  • Crimes of the Future

    1 video

    Directed by David Cronenberg • 1970 • Canada
    Starring Ronald Mlodzik, Jon Lidolt, Tania Zolty

    In this early feature from David Cronenberg, a dermatologist named Adrian Tripod searches for his missing mentor, Antoine Rouge, in the wake of a plague caused by cosmetics that has wiped out all sexual...

  • A Night to Remember

    Directed by Roy Ward Baker • 1958 • United Kingdom
    Starring Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres

    On April 14, 1912, just before midnight, the “unsinkable” Titanic struck an iceberg. In less than three hours, it had plunged to the bottom of the sea, taking with it more than 1,500 of its 2,200...

  • Paul Schrader and Ian Buruma on Donald Richie

    In this conversation, recorded in 2019, filmmaker Paul Schrader and cultural critic Ian Buruma discuss the life and legacy of their close friend Donald Richie, whose 1971 travelogue of the same name inspired THE INLAND SEA.

  • The Cinema 5 Story

    1 season

    How did era-defining art films like Z, GIMME SHELTER, and SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE find an audience in the U.S.? It was thanks in large part to a groundbreaking movie-theater chain and distribution company called Cinema 5, the brainchild of an inspired, often difficult impresario named Donald Rugof...