Geisterkomödie – eine unwahrscheinliche Komödie (1965)

This is an Austrian TV-retake of Blithe Spirit, and while it offers at least three very good performances it offers nothing new. From today’s point of view, where Coward’s own 1945 cinema version is readily available for home viewing, these types of TV-retakes and -remakes that were very common in the 1950s and 1960s feel particularly superfluous. +++ +++ [click title to read review]

Blithe Spirit (1945)

David Lean's well-known adaptation of Noël Coward's hit play Blithe Spirit is a very nice, entertaining watch that benefits from its great cast and brilliant lines of dialogue, all of which more than compensates the viewer for the somewhat vague story. +++ +++ [click title to read review]

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