- 1984 is a 1956 British black-and-white science fiction film, based on the 1949 novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, depicting a totalitarian future society. For the U.S. market, 1984 was distributed in 1956 on a double feature with another British science fiction film, The Gamma People. After distributor agreements expired, the film was withdrawn from theatrical and TV distribution channels by Orwell's estate and has not been obtainable legally for many years. Peter Cushing and André Morell starred in a BBC-TV made-for-TV adaptation which was extremely popular with British audiences, leading to the production of the 1956 O'Brien theatrical version. This is a great film on the subject matter of "Totalitarian Society's" that was repeated again 30+ years later in another great Sci-Fi film, (They Live). Starring Edmond O'Brien, Jan Sterling and Michael Redgrave, Complete Uncut Version. 1956 B&W 91 Minutes on DVD-R.
“1984” (1956) George Orwell Sci Fi Classic