Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Cinema Scent On BBC Radio 4 Film Programme: Black Narcissus (dir. Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger; 1947)

Cinema Scent is back on BBC Radio 4's Film Programme tomorrow (Thursday 1st Feb) at 4 pm (UK time) and in this episode, the movie I've chosen takes us to a convent high on a wind-swept mountain top: Powell and Pressburger's Black Narcissus from 1947, named after the Caron fragrance which also inspired one of the best perfume blogs out there. So, wrap up warm, adjust your wimples and start climbing...

To listen to the episode as it's being broadcast, please click here. As per usual, I'll update this post with a link to the podcast as soon as it's available. Here's a link to the streaming/downloadable version; my bit comes up at around 23 minutes.

To read the Cinema Scent reviews published on this blog, please click here.



  1. Carolyn Middleton1 February 2018 at 17:26

    "...adjust your wimples and start climbing..." - another laugh out loud piece of wordsmithing genius from you, Persolaise, thank you!

    1. Carolyn, thank YOU for reading :-) And for taking the time to leave a comment.


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