Suzanna Leigh and Virginia Wetherell with the screenwriter Michael Pertwee and others

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Title

Suzanna Leigh and Virginia Wetherell with the screenwriter Michael Pertwee and others

Subject

Cork Film Festival, Suzanna Leigh, Virginia Wetherell, Michael Pertwee, Hammer horror

Description

This is a black and white photo of the English screenwriter Michael Pertwee with the actors Suzanna Leigh, Virginia Wetherell and others who are unidentified. The five guests stand and pose for the camera as Pertwee turns towards Leigh standing at the far left of the photo.

Suzanna Leigh is best known for her television and film roles, in particular her work with the film director Hall Wallis who directed her in Boeing, Boeing (John Rich, 1965) with Tony Curtis, and Paradise, Hawaiian Style (Michael D Moore, 1966) opposite Elvis Presley. She worked in several Hammer horror films, including The Deadly Bees (Freddie Francis, 1967) and Son of Dracula (Freddie Francis,1974) starring Ringo Starr. Her fellow actor in this picture, Virginia Wetherell, also worked in Hammer horror productions including Dr Jekyll and Sister Hyde (Roy Ward Baker, 1971) and Demons of the Mind (Peter Sykes, 1972), both of which were released around the time of this picture when she came to visit the festival in 1972.

Creator

University College Cork, Cork Film Festival

Source

Cork Film Festival Collection

Publisher

University College Cork

Date

1972

Rights

This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Please credit the Cork International Film Festival Archive and provide a link back to the site.

Format

Photo
TIFF
JPEG

Language

English, eng

Coverage

1972
Cork, Ireland

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photo

Physical Dimensions

242 x 142mm

Collection

Citation

University College Cork, Cork Film Festival, “Suzanna Leigh and Virginia Wetherell with the screenwriter Michael Pertwee and others,” Cork International Film Festival Archive, accessed November 30, 2021, https://corkfilmfest.ucc.ie/items/show/349.