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Doctor Faustus (1967)

Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593) is best known for his plays The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus and Edward II, and conspiracy theorists have long postulated that he faked his premature death (he was stabbed just above the eye during a brawl) and … Continue reading

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24 Hours with Ken Russell

There is a Monty Python sketch which only lasts about twenty-five seconds, but that’s all it needs. Stately music plays on the soundtrack. It’s a simple country garden. A businessman enters the scene, pursued by a nude woman. They’re chased by … Continue reading

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