The Walking Stick is a 1970 film directed by Eric Till and starring David Hemmings and Samantha Eggar. It is based on the novel of the same name written by Winston Graham. Cavatina was used as the film's theme, eight years before the piece was used in The Deer Hunter. The film tells the story of a young woman, Deborah Dainton , whose rigid and controlled life is transformed when she meets a handsome stranger called Leigh Hartley at a party. After developing a friendship, romance soon blossoms and for the very first time in her life Deborah feels happy. This happiness does not last long as...
|Release date:||June 10, 1970|
|Directed by:||Eric Till|
|Producer:||Alan Ladd, Jr., Elliott Kastner|
|Music by:||Stanley Myers|
|Screenplay by:||George Bluestone|
|Adapted from:||The Walking Stick|