Two working-class Englishmen spend their free time arguing about greyhound-racing and Winston Churchill. They also read the papers, especially the gossip columns and Society pages. In a bar one day, they meet a film star who they've read about, and subject him to a savage, and apparently motiveless, beating. Written by
Peter Brynmor Roberts
Turning back was never an option.
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Director David F. Wheeler
wanted Al Pacino to wear glasses throughout the film but Pacino did not want to. So they compromised by having Pacino's character wear glasses only when he was reading. See more
Come on then, Ray. Privately trained, Ray. Huh. Ray.
References The Elephant Man