Tuesday, August 16, 2011

if you wanted the moon i would try to make a start, but i would rather you let me give my heart, to sir with love


I love the swinging style of the 1967 film To Sir, With Love. Of course I adore Sidney Poitier, but surprisingly my attention wasn't stuck on him - it was on the fab fashions of Lulu, Judy Geeson, and co.
The film is basically about a group of rowdy, unruly high school students who are inspired to change their lives by their hep cat of a teacher, Mark Thackeray (played by Sidney, the king of all cool in my book). Could you imagine going in to school everyday in coordinated minis and teased hair? Only in my wildest dreams would I have the effort to do that everyday! 
The film is known for its uplifting storyline, which has inspired many other do-gooder teacher films in the passing decades, as well as the chart topping hit by Lulu inspired by the film.  

Title: from "To Sir, With Love" (Lulu)

6 comments:

Smashingbird said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

How odd, I just watched this again the other day. It's a great film. I love Lulu's frock at the end. x

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it looks like a very good film, do you know where can I download it ? :)





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Dolly the Bird said... Best Blogger Tips[Reply to comment]Best Blogger Templates

One of my favourite films of the '60s....and my fave Sidney Portier film ever. Between TSWL, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner, and A Patch of Blue, he had the decade pretty well stitched up as far as I'm concerned! I absolutely adore him.
He was on an awards show a month or so ago. It was for Morgan Freeman, but everytime they panned around to Sidney in the audience, I let out a little squeeee!
As for the fashion in TSWL, I think it was one of my main influences as a child when I was discovering the '60s.

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