Panamint Cinema Blog

Abilene Town Blu-ray available in a pristine HD transfer for the first time.

Abilene Town Blu-ray available in a pristine HD transfer for the first time.

12th June 2018
Randolph Scott stars with Rhonda Fleming in her first Western, restored from original camera negatives. Click READ THE FULL POST for video.

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Venus Peter - the search for the perfect film location

Venus Peter - the search for the perfect film location

29th January 2018
"Venus Peter" (Ian Sellar, 1989) is based on Christopher Rush's semi-autobiographical novel "A Twelvemonth and a Day", describing his childhood in the fishing village of St Monans. The producers originally intended to shoot the film in St  Monans, but the village had lost much of its maritime heritage. Director Ian Sellar…

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The Cheviot the Stag & the Black Black Oil

The Cheviot the Stag & the Black Black Oil

28th January 2018
The first production of the 7:84 Theatre Company (Scotland) was “The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil.” The “ceilidh play”, as writer John McGrath styled it, is presented in the BBC's 1974 "Play for Today" production to a live audience intercut with filmed reconstructions of the Highland Clearances…

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Celebrating Britain's Maritime History

Celebrating Britain's Maritime History

10th January 2018
Over the years Panamint Cinema has specialised in documentary and  feature films celebrating the working lives of industrial workers including those working the land and seas.   Seafarers in all guises are depicted in this wonderful collection of maritime films on DVD and Blu-ray:       https://www.panamint.co.uk/maritime-films    Happy sailing!!     

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