A chronology of Manchester's Film History compiled by CP Lee. Comments and/or additional material welcome -
(This page updated 14-Mar-2013)
|1963 - 1969||THE SIXTIES SWING ...|
1963 - Lance Comfort directs and Tom Blakeley produces Blind Corner for the Mancunian Film Company.
1964 - Devils of Darkness - Mancunian's Tom Blakeley successfully turns his hand to horror!
1966 - Director and Film Critic Lindsay Anderson makes The White Bus in Manchester (released 1967). The screenplay was jointly adapted with Shelagh Delaney from a short story in her 1963 collection Sweetly Sings the Donkey. Terence Fisher directs and Tom Blakeley produces Island of Terror for Mancunian, Bryan Forbes films The Whisperers in Manchester.
1967 - Terence Fisher directs and Tom Blakeley produces Night of the Big Heat, his final film for Mancunian/Planet.
1968 - Hollywood comes to Manchester - Albert Finney and Liza Minelli star in Charlie Bubbles. Also in 1968 Herman and the Hermits star in Mrs Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter in and around Manchester.
1963 - Actor Adam Kendrick, also known as Adamo Palladino, born 26 January in Manchester.
1964 - Actor Christopher Eccleston born in Langworthy, 16 February.
1964 - Actor Tony Gardner born Ashton under Lyne, 10 January 1964.
1964 - Actor Joanne Whalley born in Salford, 25 August.
1965 - Actor Sadie Frost grew up in Ashton-under-Lyne, though born in London on 19 June to artist David Vaughan and Mary Davidson.
1965 - Screenwriter Trevor Miller born 5 October in Manchester.
1965 - Actor Steve Coogan born in Alkrington, 14 October.
1966 - Director Carol Morley born Stockport, 14 January 1966
1967 - CEO Colin Needham, one of four founding partners of the Internet Movie Database (IMDb), born on 26 January in Manchester.
1968 - Actor/Director Justin Chadwick born 6 December in Salford.
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MANCHESTER FILM HISTORY established 2011.