Main title from A Severed Head (1971) (8).  Copyright MCMLXX by Winkast Film Productions Limited.  All rights reserved

A Severed Head

(1971)

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| Film | United Kingdom | Colour | Comedy | 1h 38min |
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| Stars: Lee Remick, Richard Attenborough, Ian Holm | Director: Dick Clement

A wine merchant has a long-standing affair that he thinks is secret, but is annoyed when his wife tries the same game

A Severed Head is not a horror story… It’s something else!

Cast

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Lee Remick
Antonia Lynch-Gibbon
British actor Richard Attenborough in a publicity shot
Palmer Anderson
Ian Holm
Martin Lynch-Gibbon
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Claire Bloom
Honor Klein
Jennie Linden
Georgie Hands
Clive Revill
Alexander Lynch-Gibbon
Ann Firbank
Rosemary Lynch-Gibbon
Rosamund Greenwood
Miss Seelhaft
Constance Lorne
Miss Hernshaw
Robert Gillespie
Winking Patient
Katherine Parr
Receptionist
Nerys Hughes
Nurse
Anne Jameson
Woman at Party
Yvette Rees
Woman at Party
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Reviews

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Unwisely boisterous screen version of a slyly academic novel; tolerably sophisticated for those who don’t know the original. (Halliwell’s)

Pictures

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Main title from A Severed Head (1971) (8).  Copyright MCMLXX by Winkast Film Productions Limited.  All rights reserved

Production

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Dick Clement
Director
Alan Ladd Jr
Producer
Iris Murdoch
Writer (novel)

Companies

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Columbia Pictures Corporation
Production company
Winkast Film Productions
Production company
Columbia Pictures Corporation
Distribution company