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Peter Cushing: A One-Way Ticket to Hollywood (1989)

An interview with Legendary Actor Peter Cushing and clips from some of his best films.


Alan J.W. Bell (as Alan Bell)


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Credited cast:
Peter Cushing ... Himself
Dick Vosburgh Dick Vosburgh ... Himself, interviewer (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Francis De Wolff Francis De Wolff ... Dr.Mortimer (archive footage)
Edward Evans ... Ramsay (archive footage)
William Franklyn William Franklyn ... The Captain (archive footage)
John Fraser ... Chris Trevenyan (archive footage)
Gordon Jackson ... Alec MacDonald (archive footage)
Alice Krige ... Lucie Manette (archive footage)
Jenny Laird ... Mrs.Hudson (archive footage)
Bernard Lee ... Black John (archive footage)
David Markham David Markham ... Edward Elilot (archive footage)
John Mills ... Dr.Watson (archive footage)
Kenneth More ... Jarvis Lorry (archive footage)
André Morell ... Dr.Watson / O' Brien (archive footage)
Robin Philips Robin Philips ... James Elilot (archive footage)


An interview with Legendary Actor Peter Cushing and clips from some of his best films.

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4 June 1989 (UK) See more »

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Peter Cushing: Un biglietto di sola andata per Hollywood See more »

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A monster himself
6 June 2001 | by TOBOR, THE GREATSee all my reviews

One of the great actors in movie history, and not only related with horror films, Peter Cushing has been forgotten by many critics (or art defenders). This documentary is a long and enthusiastic interview in which Peter talks about a lot of things, including movies, great anecdotes and famous colleagues he has worked with. But what about himself, his unforgettable career, his fame made by lots of young and old fans? Unfortunately, Peter makes many references about "the pleasure of working with...", "it was something incredible to have a dialogue next to..." instead of estimating himself. I don´t mean "hey, look how good I am working as an actor", but at least a little more time for himself and his own feelings and classic movies he starred. We know Peter was an excellent person and not a presumed professional. That´s why he talks here with an enormous respect for his colleagues. He was a great man, always with that sense of humor we couldn´t see very often in his works. I have always seen him (this is a very personal opinion, of course) as "the arm of God", as the title of the Film Comment note published due to his death in 1994. He´s simply a celluloid legend.

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