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Under the Influence with Morrissey

by Wynn
Under the Influence with Morrissey by Wynn
You will find here a list of films which Morrissey has expressed some appreciation at some point or other of his life. This information was culled from interviews, tour programmes, Q&A’s, stage banter, concert intermission music, leaked personal letters and many more sources. In an interview to Face magazine in July 1984 Morrissey said “There’s so much buried in the past to steal from, one’s resources are limitless. I’m not saying everything I write has been written before but most of the way I feel comes from the cinema. I fed myself on films like A Taste Of Honey, The L-Shaped Room.” Films not yet featured on Mubi: Alf’s Button Afloat… Read more

You will find here a list of films which Morrissey has expressed some appreciation at some point or other of his life. This information was culled from interviews, tour programmes, Q&A’s, stage banter, concert intermission music, leaked personal letters and many more sources.

In an interview to Face magazine in July 1984 Morrissey said “There’s so much buried in the past to steal from, one’s resources are limitless. I’m not saying everything I write has been written before but most of the way I feel comes from the cinema. I fed myself on films like A Taste Of Honey, The L-Shaped Room.”

Films not yet featured on Mubi:

Alf’s Button Afloat [Marcel Varnel, 1938]
Because We Must [Charles Atlas, 1989]
Carry On Abroad [Gerald Thomas, 1972]
Carry On Jack [Gerald Thomas, 1963]
Carry On Teacher [Gerald Thomas, 1959]
Cockleshell Heroes [José Ferrer, 1955]
Dance Hall [Charles Crichton, 1950]
Dunkirk [Leslie Norman, 1958]
O’Clock Walk [Lance Comfort, 1954]
Family Way, The [Roy Boulting, 1966]
Flame In The Streets [Roy Ward Baker, 1961]
Happiest Days Of Your Life, The [Frank Launder, 1950]
In Love And War [Philip Dunne, 1958]
insoumis, L’ [Alain Cavalier, 1964]
Inspector Calls, An [Guy Hamilton, 1954]
Jack The Ripper [Robert S Baker and Monty Berman, 1959]
Krays, The [Peter Medak, 1990]
Let’s Kill Uncle [William Castle, 1966]
Love Me Or Leave Me [Charles Vidor, 1955]
Naked Truth, The (aka Your Past Is Showing) [Mario Zampi, 1957]
Spring And Port Wine [Peter Hammond, 1970]
Trials Of Oscar Wilde, The [Ken Hughes, 1960]
Turn The Key Softly [Jack Lee, 1953]
Woman In A Dressing Gown [J. Lee Thompson, 1957]
World, The Flesh And The Devil, The [Ranald MacDougall, 1959]

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