Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: Reach for the Sky and Rear Window.

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From this Saturday at 12am Eastern, that’s 6pm Saturday in NZ, 4pm in Sydney and 5am in the UK, and repeated every four hours throughout the day, it’s the described movies Reach for the Sky from 1956, and Rear Window from 1954.
Reach for the Sky is a 1956 British biographical film about aviator Douglas Bader, based on the 1954 biography of the same name by Paul Brickhill.
The film stars Kenneth More and was directed by Lewis Gilbert.
It won the BAFTA Award for Best British Film of 1956.
The film's composer John Addison was Bader's brother-in-law.
Directed by: Lewis Gilbert.
Written by: Paul Brickhill (book), Lewis Gilbert (screenplay), and Vernon Harris (add'l scenes).
Produced by: Daniel M. Angel.
Starring: Kenneth More.
Cinematography: Jack Asher.
Edited by: John Shirley.
Music by: John Addison.
Distributed by: The Rank Organisation.
Release dates: 5 July 1956 (world premiere, London), and 30 April 1957 (US).
File Length: 129 minutes.
Country: United Kingdom.
Language: English.
Budget: £365,499.
Box office: £1,500,000.
Rear Window is a 1954 American mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and written by John Michael Hayes based on Cornell Woolrich's 1942 short story "It Had to Be Murder".
Originally released by Paramount Pictures, the film stars James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter, and Raymond Burr.
It was screened at the 1954 Venice Film Festival.
Rear Window is considered by many filmgoers, critics, and scholars to be one of Hitchcock's best, as well as one of the greatest films ever made.
It received four Academy Award nominations and was ranked number 42 on AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies list and number 48 on the 10th-anniversary edition, and in 1997 was added to the United States National Film Registry in the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock.
Screenplay by: John Michael Hayes.
Based on: "It Had to Be Murder" 1942 story in Dime Detective by : Cornell Woolrich.
Produced by: Alfred Hitchcock.
Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter, and Raymond Burr.
Cinematography: Robert Burks.
Edited by: George Tomasini.
Music by: Franz Waxman.
Production company: Patron Inc.
Distributed by: Paramount Pictures.
Release date: 1 September 1954 (US).
File Length: 109 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
Budget: $1 million.
Box office: $37 million.
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