Bishop in late bid to ban Ealing's Kind Hearts
A LETTER unearthed in the British Film Institute (BFI) archivesshows that a cleric tried to have the 1949 film Kind Hearts andCoronets banned.
In the film - an Ealing black comedy - Dennis Price (pictured,far left, with Alec Guinness) plays a character, LouisMazzini, who pretends to be the Bishop of Matabeleland. It is partof his plot to kill off eight relatives who block his path to adukedom. Mazzini introduces himself as Bishop Septimus Wilkinson tothe Revd Henry ...
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