Film Listings – Bognor Regis Observer – Friday, 12 October 1956
Transcript:

PAVILION, SELSEY. A SAVAGE struggle between a mysterious Mr. Brown, leader of a ruthless crime syndicate, and the forces of law and order represented by Detective Lieutenant Diamond, are featured in "THE BIG COMBO." Starring Cornet Wilde, Richard Conte, Brian Donlevy, and Jean Wallace. For years the syndicate had dominated its part of the underworld by scaring or killing all those who stood in their way. Lieut. Diamond was never able to get close to the leaders until Susan Cabot, Mr. Brown's girl friend, decides to break from him. Her departure is the beginning of the end for the syndicate, and when Diamond finds the crime boss has a wife in an asylum who will testify against him in a murder case, the end is in sight. "THE BLACK TENT," starring Anthony Steel and Donald Sinden is an unusual war drama. Centred on the wastes of North Africa during World War II, the film tells the amazing of a man who faced hardship and privation with nomadic Arab tribe—rather than return to wealth and respect in London. "A TOWN LIKE ALICE," one of the outstanding novels to emerge from World War II campaigns in the Far East, tells of the horror and privation encountered by a group of European women who were captured by the Japanese.

Last updated: Nov 01, 2023

Advisory Notice for Sensitive Content in our Historical Archives

As you explore our historical archives, we want to draw attention to the presence of outdated and insensitive depictions of people or cultures. These portrayals reflect the prevailing attitudes and norms of the time but do not align with our values of inclusivity and respect for diversity.

Read our full statement here.

You may also be interested in…

Film Listings – Bognor Regis Observer – Saturday, 24 July 1948
Film Preview – Bognor Regis Observer – Saturday, 17 March 1951
Film Preview – Bognor Regis Observer – Saturday, 12 April 1947
Women's Institute Meeting – Chichester Observer – Wednesday, 22 February 1928
Flower Show – Hampshire Telegraph – Friday, 13 July 1928
Charity Concert – Chichester Observer – Wednesday, 23 August 1916
Film Preview – Bognor Regis Observer – Saturday, 24 February 1951
Concert Party "Selsey Follies" – The Stage – Thursday, 01 September 1938
Film Listings – Bognor Regis Observer – Saturday, 01 November 1947
Political Meeting – Bognor Regis Observer – Wednesday, 19 March 1924
Entertainment Tax – Kinematograph Weekly – Thursday, 06 January 1955
Baby Show – West Sussex Gazette – Thursday, 20 July 1922

Proudly supported by

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.