April 11: Cinema

50 years ago in UK cinemas, an all-star cast in The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968)

“Theirs not to reason why…”

The_Charge_Of_The_Light_Brigade-1968The Charge of the Light Brigade is a British DeLuxe Color war film depicting parts of the Crimean War and the eponymous charge. It is notable for the animated credits and linking passages provided by Richard Williams, drawing on the satirical use of jingoistic images.

This film followed the famous 1936 version The Charge of the Light Brigade, starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland.

Also released in the UK today in movie history

Click on a poster to see the trailer (if available)

The_Great_Gatsby-1974
1974The Great Gatsby

It_Shouldn't_Happen_To_A_Vet-1976
1976: It Shouldn’t Happen to a Vet

Fright_Night-1986
1986Fright Night

Released in the US today in movie history

​Click on a poster to see the trailer​ (if available)

Buck_Rogers-1939
1939: Buck Rogers (serial)

Road_To_Zanzibar-1941
1941Road to Zanzibar
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