Tag: John Schlesinger

Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman in Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     24 March   Robert Koch announces discovery of the cause of TB, 1882 On this day in 1882, Robert Koch announced that he had worked out what was causing tuberculosis, a disease so devastating that

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Terence Stamp and Julie Christie in Far from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     11 January     Thomas Hardy dies, 1928 On this day in 1928, the novelist and poet Thomas Hardy died. He was 87 and this Victorian writer had survived into and almost through the age

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