Britain's Most Established Screen Monthly
Mainstream Monthly Magazine from London ,United Kingdom
Ceased publication

- First and last issue: 1954-1990
- Articles and reviews.
- Editor: Allen Eyeles. Published by Hansom Books
- In its original form ceased publication with the June 1980 issue.
- It was revived over a year later, in October 1981, by Brevet Publishing Ltd (incorporating FOCUS ON FILM.)
-From 1985 it was published by Orpheus Publications (incorporating FILMS ON SCREEN AND VIDEO.)
- Since April 1990 incorporated in Film Review.
- Published by Brevet Publishing Limited

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CONTENTS: 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 All GALLERIES: 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 All

Issue 63
December 1959

Issue 62
November 1959
Contents include: Give Me Variety (article by Otto Preminger); Alfred Hitchcock (monograph by John Pett); Thaw Behind The Iron Curtain (article by Alan Stanbrook); Festival Reports: Venice (by John Francis Lane); Edinburgh (by Lorna Rhind); Critical Self-Portraits #6 (article by Jympson Harman); and much more besides.

Issue 61
October 1959
Personality Of The Month: James Carreras (article by Derek Conrad); Me And My Spectacle (article by King Vidor); Don't Pity Working Girls (article by Jerry Wald); Meeting The Nouvelle Vague (dicussion between Claude Chabrole, Marcel Camus, Jacques Baratier, Robert Hossein, Edouard Molinaro, Louis Malle, Francois Reichenbach, Jean-Daniel Pollet, Francois Truffaut, Edmond Sechan and Jean Valere); The Nouvelle Vague: The Men And Their Work (article by Ginette Billard); Small People In A Big World: John Huston (career article by Eugene Archer); San Sebastian Film Festival (report by Francisco Aranda); Patterns Of Cinema: They Liked To Break The Rules (article by Peter John Dyer); Both Sides Of A Fence (article by Paul Dehn); Person Of Promise: Carol Lynley (uncredited career article); Reviews: THE DEVIL'S DISCIPLE; THE FIVE PENNIES; THE SIEGE OF PINCHGUT; ASK ANY GIRL; A PRIVATE'S AFFAIR; MAIGRET TEND UN PIEGE (aka MAIGRET SETS A TRAP); LE MIROIR A DEUX VISAGES (aka THE MIRROR HAS TWO FACES); THE BIG CIRCUS; THE RABBIT TRAP; ASSAULT IN BROAD DAYLIGHT; TEMPTATION ISLAND; YELLOWSTONE KELLY; HOLIDAY FOR LOVERS; UPSTAIRS AND DOWNSTAIRS; BLUE DENIM (aka BLUE JEANS); HAMNSTAD (aka PORT OF CALL); Production Reports: USA (by Clayton Cole); Britain (by John Vincent); Denmark (by Denis Duperley); India (by Kobita Sarker); Italy (by John Francis Lane); Soviet Heroes (article by L. Belokurov); A Film And TV Archive (article by Ernest Lindgren).

Issue 60
September 1959

Issue 59
August 1959

Issue 58
July 1959
Contents include: Alfred Hitchcock Talking (collation of press interviews to promote NORTH BY NORTHWEST); Each Film Is My Last (article by Ingmar Bergman); Hollywood Romantic: George Stevens (article by Joanne Stang); Cannes 1959 (Festival report by Peter G. Baker); Patterns Of Cinema: Journey Into The Night (article by Peter John Dyer); Even A Fan Deserves An Honest Answer (article by Margaret Hinxman); Person Of Promise: Stuart Whitman; FERRY TO HONG KONG - And Why We Went Round The World To Make All Of It (article by Lewis Gilbert); Reviews: THE NUN'S STORY; THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK; COUNT YOR BLESSINGS; DAS TEUFELS GENERAL (aka THE DEVIL'S GENERAL); LE AMICHE; THE TUNNEL OF LOVE; GIDGET; JOHN PAUL JONES; THE MATING GAME; PORK CHOP HILL; THE YOUNG PHILADELPHIANS (aka THE CITY JUNGLE); LONELYHEARTS; BAKARUHABAN (aka A SUNDAY ROMANCE); BEYOND THIS PLACE; LES POSSEDEES (aka THE POSSESSED); THE HANGMAN;and more besides.

Issue 57
June 1959

Issue 56
May 1959

Issue 55
April 1959

Issue 54
March 1959

Issue 53
February 1959

Issue 52
January 1959

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