Decline and Fall… of a Bird Watcher (1968)


This satire from a novel by Evelyn Waugh, tells a story of young British teacher Paul Pennyfeather after he is dismissed from Oxford. Eventually, he works his way into the private school system in Wales where he becomes involved with Margot Beste-Chetwynde, the glamorous mother of one of his pupils.

Director: John Krish.
Writers: Evelyn Waugh (novel), Ivan Foxwell (adaptation), Alan Hackney (additional scenes), Hugh Whitemore (additional scenes).
Stars: Robin Phillips, Donald Wolfit, Geneviève Page, Colin Blakely, Felix Aylmer, Robert Harris, Leo McKern, Patrick Magee, Donald Sinden, Griffith Jones, Paul Rogers, Rodney Bewes, Patience Collier, Kenneth Griffith, Joan Sterndale-Bennett.


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    January 24, 2022

    I was just looking for this last week and couldn’t find it anywhere. That’s because I wasn’t looking in the right place . . .of course! ; ) Thank you, Jon!

  2. Pontiac
    August 17, 2023

    Wonderful music, wonderful movie, wonderful genevieve page….etc, etc, etc

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