Memories of a Great Actor

By Jim Hollands

When the film “Dunkirk” came to local cinemas’ in 1959 every seat was taken for every performance.

John Mills and Richard Attenborough starred in the War epic, but it was not just these two famous stars they had gone to see.

People from Lydd, New Romney, Hythe and Rye had gone to catch a glimpse of themselves! Continue reading Memories of a Great Actor

When ‘Dunkirk’ Came to Rye

More Previously Unpublished Photographs.

Pictures from the Albert Sanders Collection.

It seemed that half the population of Rye was employed when the film ‘Dunkirk’ produced by was made in the town and the surrounding area in the early summer of 1957. Continue reading When ‘Dunkirk’ Came to Rye