Thame Rotaryï¿½s Charity Movie Night
Fri 11th April 2014 at 19.00 - 22.00
Rotary Club of Thameï¿½s Movie Night featured the film ï¿½Oh! What a Lovely Warï¿½.
Where: Thame Players Theatre
When: Friday 11th April 2014, 7 pm to 10 pm.
Tickets: 10 per person (includes significant contribution to charities from Thame area).
The profits raised went towards Thames Rotary Charities 2013-2014. Just over 800 were raised.
About the film (source: Wikipedia):
Oh! What a Lovely War is a 1969 musical film directed by Richard Attenborough, with a cast including Dirk Bogarde, John Gielgud, John Mills, Kenneth More, Laurence Olivier, Jack Hawkins, Corin Redgrave, Michael Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave, Ralph Richardson, Maggie Smith, Ian Holm, Paul Shelley, Malcolm McFee, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Nanette Newman, Edward Fox, Susannah York, John Clements, Phyllis Calvert and Maurice Roves.
The film is based on the stage musical Oh, What a Lovely War!, originated by Charles Chilton as a radio play. The title is derived from the music hall song Oh! It's a Lovely War, which is one of the major numbers in the film.