The late Oscar-winning film director, Delbert “Marty” Mann produced a long list of television series’ and films. Among them, “I Married a Savage” (1949), “Anatomy of Fear” (1955), “The First Woman President” (1974), “Night Crossing” (1981), “Lily in Winter” (1994) and many others.
My personal favorite: a film about the personal lives of long-term guests who “stay at a seaside hotel in Bournemouth which features dining at—“Separate Tables” (1958).
To create this masterful, yet unpopular film, writer John Gay teamed up with Terence Rattigan, transforming Rattigan’s play into an extraordinarily unforgettable adaptation of one of the best films ever captured on the silver screen.
While “Separate Tables” has no special effects, the twist is Delbert Mann’s perceptively brilliant and c...