1984, 1956 film

1984is a 1956 film loosely based on the novel of the same name by George Orwell of a totalitarian future society. This is the first cinema rendition of the story, directed by Michael Anderson, and starring Edmond O'Brien. Also starring are Donald Pleasence, Jan Sterling, and Michael Redgrave. Pleasence also appeared in the 1954 television version of the film, playing the character of Syme, which in the film was amalgamated with that of Parsons. O'Brien, the antagonist, was renamed "O'Connor", unsurprisingly since the lead actor was Edmond O'Brien. Read More >>