I’m chuffed to death that you remember it too, Freddy! I wouldn’t have missed it. Results 1 to 20 of Towns was then able to concentrate on tv and film, his many many compositions include Pie in the Sky; Cadfael; Capitol City; Doc Martin and many more. He then takes his bicycle and descends to the streets of the leafy suburbs. If I remember rightly, it did the rounds originally with ‘Twisted Nerve’ as the main feature. Does anyone remember this little musical film? Attempting to do for London what Les Parapluies de Cherbourg did for Paris, Douglas Hickox’s light and frothy 30 minute musical romantic short helped score Engelbert Humperdinck and Mireille Mathieu a hit with its title theme in
October Learn how and when to remove this template message. He then takes his bicycle and descends to the streets of the leafy suburbs. Top Moments From the Oscars. Sweet, if inconsequential, frivol with a cod nod to Michel Legrand. He cycles through the park looking for her and when he finds her sings his love song again. This page was last edited on 12 April , at
Not at all, Freddy. I haven’t seen this short s film for at least 10 years now, and yet I retain an intense fondness for it.
Short Film: Les Bicyclettes de Belsize
She smiles at him uncertainly at first, but then with more self-assurance, and they kiss through the glass. Douglas Hickox directing beautiful Judy on location I know I don’t need to tell you what scene it is! And, is a universally unique experience to the world of cinema.
The film may also seem cheesy if viewed in the wrong way, however, the best way to approach this film is with an open mind, allow its story some room to move, and you will be rewarded greatly by its innovation and overall sweetness.
You may not be surprised to hear that it wasn’t a hit! He eventually rouses himself from his stupor and cycles away. Does anyone remember this little musical film? Top Moments From the Oscars. An interesting choice Darrell, and I can concede on your points of bicycpettes. Search for ” Les bicyclettes de Belsize ” on Amazon.
Both of their versions of the song were released inshortly after the film. Yes No Report this.
Les Bicyclettes de Belsize () directed by Douglas Hickox • Reviews, film + cast • Letterboxd
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: No doubt to promote the bicycle ridden by May The bicycles were ‘supplied courtesy’ belxize Raleigh but I do not know whether the film was financed by them. It was filmed around Hampstead Village in the summer of Perhaps they felt the design was so unique that was enough.
Love from Pam Hello Pam and many thanks for those great photos. Look under general film chat and looking for a video.
Les Bicyclettes de Belsize (1969) Douglas Hickox (Darrell Ron Tuffs)
It was directed by Douglas Hickox. Was this review helpful to you? The film is itself, a mini trip to, or back to, the heart of swinging 60s London.
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She walks out of helsize building, crosses the street and looks at the photo of her which has now been hung in the printers window. Aside from that and the fashionable threads, this feather-brained musical naff music, btw feels like it was at least ten years out of date. As the camera shot changes to a distant one, they emerge having changed sides, without having had time to do so.
On Disc at Amazon. Add the first question. Judy Huxtable Anthony May.
The only link they share is sshort each having two beautiful blonde male and female leads. An enchanting musical love story about a young man who falls for a model after seeing her picture and then takes to the streets on his bicycle to find her. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Agree with the themes and ideas discussed in this post? Yes, I’ve never seen the soundtrack but a friend has it along ve Twisted Nerve and made me a cassette copy years ago.
It was indeed sponsored by Raleigh. Climbing out, he is struck by the face of a model, “Julie” on the poster advertising Raleigh bicycles. There’s a trooper for you!
Unlike many short films made today, Les Bicyclettes de Belsize is not one that takes itself too seriously. I’m off to have a look at the IMDb listing for it They cycle off together.
The bicycles were ‘supplied courtesy’ of Raleigh but I do shrot know whether the film was financed by them. Join Date Dec Posts 99 Liked 2 times I’ve come very late to this discussion, but I am yet another who has fond memories of this short film – not only did I see it on a bill with Twisted Nerve as the main feature, but also for many shprt owned the LP with the soundtrack of both films on it.