He has been kept alive and various techniques have kept him from having too much muscle entropy. Nigel davenport full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. The mind of mr soames is an excellent scifiction thriller with a great performance from terence stamp as soames. D and citys new sitcom young drunk punk will each air on their own originating network in the winter of the 201415 television season, then swap networks for a second run in the fall of the 201516 season. Soames is a 1970 britishamerican scifi drama film directed by alan cooke and starring terence stamp, robert vaughn and nigel davenport. Soames 1970 with the descriptor dreary, which seems, frankly, a bit uncharitable. In 1969 she met warren oates while filming crooks and coronets and they married. Robert francis vaughn november 22, 1932 november 11, 2016 was an american actor noted for his stage, film and television work. I much prefer the reading of new york magazines critic, who noted on november 2, 1970, that the alan cooke film represents top grade science fiction and features a superb performance by terence stamp.
He has been kept alive and various techniques have. Soames 1970 cast and crew in this scifi thriller, john soames terence stamp a man locked, since birth, in a 30year coma has a. Autoplay when autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. Billy cornelius was born on august 18, 1934 in london, england.
To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. D season 1 episode 1 gerry duncan has finally gotten a full time teaching position at the prestigious xavier academy after years of substituting. See all 6 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Soames is a contemporary quasitelling of frankenstein from 1970, starring terence stamp as a man who has been in a coma since birth, awakened at 30, and at odds with the world, as his childish brain is developed by the competing interests of his doctors nigel davenport and robert vaughan. His bestknown television roles include suave spy napoleon solo in the 1960s series the man from u. Soames with terence stamp i will be covering this film down the road children shouldnt play with dead things another fav of mine. Soames 1970, a season in hell 1971, meetings with remarkable men 1979, and house of blue fire 160 words view diff exact match in snippet view article find links to article. Described simply as well intentioned by jonathan rigby in his exhaustive tome english gothic, and steadfastly ignored by pretty much everyone else, soames may be more scifi than outright horror, but id contend that there is horror there. When soames awakens, he has the mental capacity of a baby, but dr. Wait until dark 1967 and richard fleischers see no evil 1971. Based on a bestselling novel by charles eric maine, amicus productions the mind of mr. Soames is a uniquely original and genuinely absorbing medical dramathriller, but lets get one thing unmistakably clear from the beginning. A man who has been in a coma since infancy is awakened.
She also appeared as queen gertrude in tony richardsons 1969 film adaptation of hamlet. Soames sees terence stamp playing the eponymous soames, a 30 year old man who has been in a coma since birth and who through the wonders of modern science in the form of a brain transplant has been awakened into a world of noise, pollution and violence. It was released on dvd by sony pictures home entertainment on 4 march 2011. Soames 1970 cast and crew in this scifi thriller, john soames terence stamp a man locked, since birth, in a 30year coma has a groundbreaking cure when dr. Soames 1,691 words exact match in snippet view article find links to article the mind of mr. Soames, the 1970 we are witnessing an operation that may bring to life a man who for all normal intents and purposes has been dead for thirty years. Soames is a tendency toward melodrama at the expense of genuine exploration of the ideas it raises. Soames, the 1970 movie clip youre going to make him human. The late pauline kael once dismissed the british scifi film the mind of mr.
As most things going from book to screen there are some differences, but. Described simply as well intentioned by jonathan rigby in his exhaustive tome english gothic, and steadfastly ignored by pretty much everyone else, soames may be more scifi than outright horror, but id contend that. The mind of mr soames sf master series charles eric maine. Soames 1970, a season in hell 1971, meetings with remarkable men 1979, and the hit 1984, which won a mystfest award for best actor, shared with john hurt and tim roth. Unfortunately hell be teaching social studies, which he knows nothing about, instead of his dream phys ed job. The mind of mr soames 1969 until now, when people compiled lists of horror films by hammer alsorans amicus, the mind of mr soames was never mentioned. Due to a complication at birth a man terence stamp is born into a coma and for thirty years he has stayed that way. Robert vaughn, who starred as napoleon solo on tvs the man from u.
John soames terence stamp is a hospital patient who has been in a coma for 30 years. His subsequent film credits included the mind of mr. Soames is a contemporary reworking of the frankenstein story. The screenplay also teeters back and forth between trying to present a balanced debate. Her film career included roles in prudence and the pill 1968, crooks and coronets 1969, the mind of mr. Since his birth, 30 years ago, john soames is in a coma. Introducing the main players, nigel davenport the chief of a british neurological institute, robert vaughn, the american surgeon flying in to wake up his star patient, terence stamp as the title character, age 30 and comatose since birth, in the mind of. In james arenas entertaining and nostalgic book fright night on channel 9 he mentions lemora in his section the fright night experience1983 having aired on march 19th within weeks of mind of mr. I like the movie better, but the movie is only available on a dvdr type format. Introducing the main players, nigel davenport the chief of a british neurological institute, robert vaughn, the american surgeon flying in to wake up his star patient, terence stamp as the title character, age 30 and comatose since birth, in the mind of mr. John soames terence stamp is a hospital patient who has been in a coma for.
Robert vaughn list of movies and tv shows tv guide. With a stellar cast such as robert vaughan, nigel davenport this is an interesting film and with terence stamp in one of his most unusual film roles. Now due to medical advancement they can stimulate the part of the brain that is asleep, thus allowing him to awaken into consciousness. Soames, played by terence stamp who much later on went on to play one of the supervillians. Doctor bergen robert vaughn attempts to revitalize soames by transplanting an infants brain in the patients head. It took a chance and it almost succeeds, but not quite and was a noble effort. It tells the story of a thirtyyearold man named john soames terence stamp who suffered a mild brain injury during birth that has kept him in a deep sleep his entire life. November 2018 4 october 2018 5 september 2018 5 august. Soames 1970, chandler 1971, ruby and oswald 1978, the good soldier 1981, and the return of the soldier 1982. The plan is to alter his brain, unlock neural pathways to finally wake mr. Soames is one example, and while it is far from a great film, it is a generally absorbing and worthwhile effort. Published by new english library, london 1976 isbn 10.
Terence stamp, robert vaughn, nigel davenport, donal donnelly, christian roberts, vickery turner 1970, 95 minutes, directed by. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the faq by clicking the faq link. Now due to medical advancement they can stimulate the part of. Soames is based on a bestselling 1961 novel of the same name written by the british science fiction author charles eric maine pen name for david mcilwain. Novel of a 30year old man who has been in a coma since birth, through a medical miracle he is brought to life, now with the carefree creativity of a newborn baby and the healthy appetites of a fullgrown man, he is. D had been renewed for a fifth season in a press release dated march 4, 2015. Soames is a 1970 britishamerican scifidrama film directed by alan cooke and starring terence stamp, robert vaughn and nigel davenport. Backstairs at the white house woodrow wilson 1 episode 1979. Morgan wendell in the 197879 mini series centennial. Also in 1984, he had the opportunity to play the devil in a cameo in the company of wolves. Soames 1970 in this scifi thriller, john soames terence stamp a man locked, since birth, in a 30year coma has a groundbreaking cure when dr.
The film was released in theatres on 12 october 1970 in the united states, 26 march 1971 in ireland, 18 june 1971 in mexico. Soames 1970 is a littleknown low budget amicus feature. Arthur nigel davenport 23 may 1928 25 october 20 was a british stage, television and film actor, best known as the duke of norfolk and lord birkenhead in the academy awardwinning films a man for all seasons and chariots of fire, respectively. Jul 23, 2015 the late pauline kael once dismissed the british scifi film the mind of mr. The mind of mr soames limited edition blu ray bluray. Nigel davenport list of movies and tv shows tv guide.
Judy catherine claire parfitt born 7 november 1935 is an english theatre, film and television actress. Soames is a movie that remains inventive throughout. Somes starts off interesting enough about a 30 year old man who was born unconscious and has been so ever since. John soames is a thirtyyearold man who has been in a coma since a brain injury during birth. The quintessential child trapped in a mans body was a certain mr. E wealthy detective harry rule in the 1970s series the protectors. With terence stamp, robert vaughn, nigel davenport, christian roberts. Robert vaughn is n amerikaanse akteur en regisseur. The viewer is then witness to his subsequent progress and finally to the. Selfridge 20 tvma 4 seasons tv dramas brash american harry selfridge opens a magnificent department store in london in 1909 and attempts to. Soames, 1970, directed by alan cooke, with terence stamp, robert vaughn, nigel davenport, at turner classic movies.282 192 1063 1554 756 1025 1452 1519 1029 33 1177 164 302 52 434 80 472 357 229 389 1359 1263 783 1225 697 1531 624 1001 579 404 828 1443 190 466 439 656 908 815 15 108 318 150