The sixth and final film in Kino Quickies season 1, screened on May 22nd 2022, was Brief Ecstasy from 1937.
Directed by Edmond Gréville - who is probably most famous for directing Beat Girl several years later - it's the story of a love triangle made up of Helen (Linden Travers), her husband Paul (Paul Lukas) and her former lover, Jim (Hugh Williams).
The film is an early one from Ealing, so our special guest for the Q&A was Charles Barr, author of the seminal book about Ealing, "Ealing Studios"
Charles doesn't only know about Ealing though - he's also no slouch when it comes to Hitchcock.
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