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  1. 100 years of Geordie stories recalled in new book Newcastle In The HeadlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    ... and fall of shipyards, royal visits, local TV hits The Likely Lads and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet and the making of Get Carter. In September 1970, The Journal revealed how Michael Caine's driving scenes in that hit gangster classic were filmed with a ...


  2. Swan Hunter's Esso Hibernia was under construction on the Tyne on this day in 1970Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Chronicle Live

    ... a wave which swept up the far shore. Esso Hibernia also became one of the stars of the classic Michael Caine film Get Carter. The ship appears in the background in the ferry crossing scene. "She is just a long, gigantic steel box - a ...


  3. Newcastle historian Chris Phipps says we should forget 1971's Get Carter in new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | Chronicle Live

    Chris Phipps will focus on classic film Get Carter and the novel that inspired it as part of Newcastle's Books On Tyne festival Film historian Chris Phipps with the original Get Carter novel by Ted Lewis. Chris is taking part in an event called Forget Carter as part of Books on Tyne Festival Forget Carter? A local media historian is daring to question whether it is time for the North East to move on from its gangster classic image.


  4. Bid to clear killer of famous 1967 Hetton murder is being blocked, legal bosses claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    Dennis Stafford and Michael Luvaglio , the men convicted for the notorious 'One-Armed Bandit Murder' in Newcastle in 1967 A bid to clear the name of 'one-armed bandit' killer Michael Luvaglio is being blocked after his legal team were denied access to vital files, it was claimed today. Solicitors representing Luvaglio - whose case inspired the 1970s Michael Caine film Get Carter - have applied to the Criminal Cases Review Commission to have his murder conviction reviewed at the Court of Appeal.


  5. Photos show Liquid Newcastle demolition as nightclub is consigned to historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    ... guise as Liquid Envy - a popular students club. It was the setting of a dramatic fight scene in the 1971 film Get Carter where Michael Caine dodged his way past dozens of dancers. Tower blocks with seven, nine and 11-storeys containing 50 apartments ...


  6. Male Order: Who would you chose as your style icons?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... The cause of my ennui? The fact that it's always the same old faces: Michael Caine in The Italian Job or Get Carter or one of his Harry Palmer films. Steve McQueen photographed in his racing gear or that Harrington and Ray Bans combo. Paul Newman in ...


  7. Top 10 mob moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | The Arizona Republic

    Top 10 mob movies 10. "Get Carter" : Hell hath no fury like a London gangster scorned. Check out this story on Michael Caine embodies '70s British cool as quintessential neo-noir antihero Jack Carter, the hard-drinking, womanizing, ultra-violent gangster and angel of death, who leaves London for Newcastle to investigate the sudden death of his brother.


  8. Kray KrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2015 | The Economist

    ... monstrous villains. By contrast, British criminals such as Jack Carter in 1971's classic gangster flick "Get Carter" (Mike Hodges) tend to be more hard-boiled, occupying a moral vacuum where the streets are even meaner than Scorsese's. Similarly, ...


  9. Reviving London's Toughest Pulp HeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 |

    ... now, 32 years after Lewis' death, his Jack Carter novels are getting a second life here in the States. Fans of Get Carter , Mike Hodges' 1971 movie, surely remember the exploits of the unflappable brute. As played by a young and rugged Michael ...


  10. Walking Phallic Symbol loves Valencia Instagram FilterRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | Bronte Blog

    ... orlands. (...) ( Rich Evons ) The Newcastle Chronicle celebrates the 45th anniversary of the shooting of the film Get Carter quoting a 1970 interview to Michael Caine: "I had never witnessed


  11. Get Carter star Michael Caine takes a stroll around Newcastle in July, 1970Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    If you'd gone strolling along Newcastle's Westgate Road on this day 45 years ago, you might have bumped into a very famous face. Michael Caine had arrived on Tyneside to begin filming Get Carter, and he was relaxing away from the movie cameras on the familiar streets of the city centre.


  12. The Pope of Greenwich Village / Desperate HoursRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2015 | DVD Verdict

    ... had rolled around Rourke was acting in cheapie sequels ( Another 9 1/2 Weeks ), Sylvester Stallone bombs ( Get Carter ), and one great film (Frank Miller's Sin City adaptation). After years of becoming a bit of a punchline, Rourke made a massive ...


  13. Braveheart star Alun Armstrong leads call to support Durham Miners' GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    The veteran actor who was born in Annfield Plain, near Stanley, will lead a rallying cry asking people to become 'Marras' of the Big Meeting The Get Carter and Braveheart star, from Stanley, County Durham , asked supporters of the Gala to become its 'Marras' to ensure it remained a major event in the region's calendar. He will lead a rallying cry by Friends of Durham Miners' Gala at the Town Hall in Durham on Thursday, just days before the 131st Gala takes place in the city.


  14. Cadogan Estate portfolio hits record as high-end shops move inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | This Is London

    ... rise and kept Chelsea and Knightsbridge as plush shopping destinations. Famous visitors to its properties include Get Carter star Caine, who often dines in Colbert on Sloane Square, and the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, who shops in Peter ...


  15. Michael Caine Despairs at 'Discotheques' at Cannes Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 |

    Sir Michael Caine may have won over the famously stubborn audience at the Cannes Film Festival with his latest movie Youth , but the 82-year-old had admitted feeling his age as the annual bash becomes more of a "circus". Caine is in town to promote Paolo Sorrentino's movie with his co-stars Rachel Weisz, Harvey Keitel and Jane Fonda, though the Get Carter star isn't as enamoured with the festival as his younger contemporaries.


  16. Michael Caine reveals how he and wife Shakira endure marriage in HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... ury he has made, by his own admission, some stinkers - but plenty of quality films, too, such as The Italian Job, Get Carter, The Man Who Would be King, Dressed To Kill, Educating Rita, and two that won him Academy Awards: Hannah


  17. Caine, Fonda and Keitel show their 'Youth' at CannesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | The Peninsula

    ... out with hits such as "Zulu" (1964) and "The Italian Job" (1969). His portrayal as a charming gangster in 1971's "Get Carter" and womaniser in "Alfie" established him as the acting face of Swinging Britain. Caine was honoured with a knighthood in ...


  18. Remembering the miners who died at Blackhall CollieryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | The Northern Echo

    ... ngs, the colliery itself was pulled down in the 1980s. Blackhall beach made a notable appearance in the 1971 film Get Carter starring Michael Caine - in the climactic scenes the main character is involved in a chase across a coal-strewn beach.


  19. Gangsters, Goons And 'Grievious Bodily Harm' In Ted Lewis' LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | WGBH

    ... gritty, propulsive storytelling would influence writers on both sides of the Atlantic. The best known of these is Get Carter , one of three novels about a gangster named Jack Carter. This tremendous book got turned into the one of the greatest crime ...


  20. Graphic 'Hyena' is an old-school gangster taleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... this otherwise coldhearted tale. Although the grim plot recalls noir classics such the 1971 Michael Caine film "Get Carter," the moody slow motion and electric hues of "Hyena" suggest neo-noir influences by the likes of Nicolas Winding Refn. ...