Sky West and Crooked (1966)
aka: Gypsy Girl
A film directed by John Mills

Genre: Drama / Romance

Film Review

Sky West and Crooked is a British romantic film drama first released in 1966, directed by John Mills. Cinematography was by Arthur Ibbetson and the film was scored by Malcolm Arnold. It stars Hayley Mills, Ian McShane, Annette Crosbie, Laurence Naismith and Geoffrey Bayldon. It has also been released under the title: Gypsy Girl.   It is a John Mills Productions production, produced by Jack Hanbury and distributed by J. Arthur Rank Film Distributors. Location filming was in Badminton, Gloucestershire, England, UK.   It is a color film and runs to 1 hour and 45 minutes.  

Our overall rating for Sky West and Crooked is: good - passable entertainment.

The actor Hayley Mills has also appeared in: So Well Remembered (1947), The Daydreamer (1966), Pretty Polly (1967) and Appointment with Death (1988).

Other recommended drama/romance films of the 1960s from UK that you may want to consider are: Charles Jarrott's Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), John Schlesinger's Far from the Madding Crowd (1967), Franco Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet (1968), Robert Day's She (1965) and Ken Russell's Women in Love (1969).

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Film Credits

  • Director: John Mills
  • Script: Mary Hayley Bell, John Prebble
  • Photo: Arthur Ibbetson
  • Music: Malcolm Arnold
  • Cast: Hayley Mills (Brydie White), Ian McShane (Roibin), Annette Crosbie (Mrs. White), Laurence Naismith (Edwin Dacres), Geoffrey Bayldon (Rev. Phillip Moss), Pauline Jameson (Mrs. Moss), Norman Bird (Mr. Cheeseman), June Ellis (Mrs. Cheeseman), Hamilton Dyce (Bill Slim), Judith Furse (Mrs. Rigby), Anne Blake (Mrs. Potts), Jack Bligh (Fred Strong), Michael Nightingale (Doctor), Wyn Jones (Miller), Dafydd Havard (Schoolmaster), Cyril Chamberlain (Hubberd), George Selway (Police Sergeant), Fred Ferris (Police Constable), Grace Arnold (Village Woman), Margaret Lacey (Village Woman), Kay Lyell (Village Woman), Rachel Thomas (Grandmam), Gerald Lawson (Jabal Jones), Jacqueline Pearce (Cammellia), Alan Lake (Camlo)
  • Country: UK
  • Language: English
  • Support: Color
  • Runtime: 105 min
  • Aka: Gypsy Girl

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