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"Cavatina"



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Yes great film adaptation. & I love the music. It worked well in The Deer Hunter too. v evocative.



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Finally managed to see this film at long last 8.99 + pp and well worth it as Samantha Eggar was excellent throughout, especially with David Hemmings in the touching final scenes and with the moody backing music "Cavatina" by Stanley Myers always blending in at just the right moments perfectly.

"The Walking Stick"

http://www.raremovies-uk.co.uk//the-walking-stick-1970-david-hemmings-samantha-eggar-616-p.asp

"Cavatina"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwvDon1_iKs



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David Hemmings yum! :)

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"The Walking Stick"

Excerpt on YouTube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7_Xppj_QN0

The Walking Stick UK 1970

95 mins
Colour. Mono
Director: Eric Till

Cast:
David Hemmings .... Leigh Hartley
Samantha Eggar .... Deborah Dainton
Emlyn Williams .... Jack Foil
Phyllis Calvert .... Erica Dainton
Ferdy Mayne .... Douglas Dainton
Francesca Annis .... Arabella Dainton
Bridget Turner .... Sarah Dainton

Dudley Sutton .... Ted Sandymount
John Woodvine .... Bertie Irons
David Savile .... David Talbot
Derek Cox .... Guard # 1
Gwen Cherrell .... Mrs. Hartley
Walter Horsbrugh .... Mr. Maitland
Basil Henson .... Insp. Malcolm

The film's composer Stanley Myers originally wrote his classic "Cavatina" for this film, but instead it ended up as the theme music on the soundtrack for "The Deer Hunter" (1978).

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A young woman's highly ordered and structured life is turned upside-down when she meets a handsome stranger at a party. Friendship soon develops into romance and for the first time in her life she is truly happy. This happiness is short lived, however, as little by little she discovers her partner has been lying to her about his past. It is soon revealed that he and his friends have been planning to rob the auction house that she works for and they require her inside knowledge in order to pull off the crime.


Distributors:

  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) (1970) (USA) (theatrical)

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066543/reviews



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