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BFI DIGITAL COLLECTION PROJECTING THE ARCHIVE Rediscovered British features THU 11 MAY 18:20 NFT1 59 The Hellions + intro by Vic Pratt, BFI UK 1961. Dir Ken Annakin. With Richard Todd, Lionel Jeffries, Anne Aubrey, Marty Wilde. 86min. 35mm. 15 Marvellous matinee thrills as a gang of ruthless outlaws terrorise a township in this strange and savage British western shot in South Africa. Standing tall, High Noon-style, is Hargis (a harassed Todd), sole representative of the law facing up to the murderous gang of marauders led by leering Luke (a superbly sinister Jeffries). This outstandingly odd and often violent oater – strikingly shot in colour – also boasts an animated Anne Aubrey, James Booth at his nastiest and British rocker Marty Wilde scowling moodily from beneath a Stetson. Deftly directed by old hand Ken Annakin, this weird western was written off by many critics, and is well overdue for a second look. BFI DIGITAL COLLECTION Explore the digital collections of the BFI National Archive in our newly upgraded viewing environment at BFI Southbank. Search and discover the rich array of digitised material the BFI holds. Whether you are just dropping in before a screening or settling in for some serious research, there is a viewing space tailored to your needs and an exciting journey of discovery waiting for you. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:30 in the morning until late. Education group bookings are offered between 10:30 to 12:00 every weekday, call 020 7849 4481 for more information.


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