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Anthony Bower

Anthony Bower, who was formerly a critic for The New Statesman in England, wrote a fortnightly letter from Hollywood which combined industry news and film reviews in the early 1940s before he was drafted into the Army.


  • Film December 22, 2008

    Citizen Kane

    Frequently listed as the greatest film ever made, Orson Welles's masterpiece is also a thinly veiled biopic of William Randolph Hearst.

    Anthony Bower

  • Film December 22, 2008

    How Green Was My Valley

    This tale of the dissipation of a Welsh coal-mining family at the turn of the twentieth century was intended to be another Gone with the Wind.

    Anthony Bower