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Welcome to ODYSSEY ~ KEIR DULLEA ONLINE @keirdullea.org a site dedicated to the career of actor Keir Dullea. Best known for his role as Commander Dave Bowman in Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey. In a career that has spanned five decades, Keir has worked in film and television including Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Castle, Damages, The Hoodlum Priest, Bunny Lake Is Missing, The Fox, Paperback Hero, David & Lisa, Madame X, Isn't It Delicious, and the sequel to 2001, 2010: Odyssey Two. Keir's favourite medium is the stage where he's starred in such projects as the original production of Butterflies Are Free, On Golden Pond, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, P.S. Your Cat Is Dead, Doubles, Dr. Cook's Garden, I Never Sang for My Father, The Shawshank Redemption, Tales from Hollywood, The Cherry Orchard and many other workshop productions.

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playing Ulim
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playing Stephen Meyer
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playing Mr. X
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Sep.
11th,
2015
Keir :: “Bunny Lake Is Missing” Screening and Q&A
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Keir will be appearing at a screening of BUNNY LAKE IS MISSING in New York. The screening is being hosted by Foster Hirsch who wrote a book about the director of the film, Otto Preminger called The Man Who Would Be King, published 2006 by Knopf Publishing in both book and ebook form. Tickets are available for the screening. Click on the title below for more information. Keir played the part of Steven Lake. If you haven’t seen the film, then I’m not going to spoil the ending.

  Filed Under: Bunny Lake Is Missing, CHARACTERS, FILM, FILMS, KEIR DULLEA, Steven Lake

Nov.
2nd,
2014
“Bunny Lake Is Missing” Blu Ray Release
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This is exciting. Keir’s films are slowly coming out on Blu Ray. This time it’s BUNNY LAKE IS MISSING. The extras are a bit thin, but the real bummer is there’s an audio commentary that Keir is not on. I loved his and Gary Lockwood’s (Frank Poole) on 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY. Too bad they couldn’t get him for this one. Read on.

Blu-ray Release: Bunny Lake is Missing

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Laurence
– 10/31/2014Find Others: Blu-ray, Movie, New Release, NewsGet More: Mystery, otto, Thriller, Twilight Time

Blu-ray Release Date: Nov. 11, 2014
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

The mystery-thriller movie Bunny Lake is Missing (1965) offers viewers director Otto Preminger’s (Skidoo) dark view of a London less swinging than it is sinister.
Bunny Lake is Missing movie scene

Carol Lynley in Bunny Lake is Missing

Bunny’s script by John and Penelope Mortimer presents a dodgy kind of thriller, in which the central damsel in distress (Carol Lynley, Harlow)—a mother who claims that her child has been snatched from school—may be mad, joining the ranks of eccentrics who surround her.

The film also stars Keir Dullea (2001: A Space Odyssey) as the heroine’s devoted brother, and Laurence Olivier (Richard III) as a steady-on police inspector, giving one of the more sneakily larcenous performances of his illustrious career. The whole movie is wrapped in a seductive score by Paul Glass, available on this Twilight Time release as an isolated track.

This Twilight Time is the Blu-ray debut of Bunny Lake is Missing and contains the following special features:

• Isolated score track
• Audio commentary with film historians Lem Dobbs, Julie Kirgo, and Nick Redman
• Original theatrical trailers
• Liner notes by Julie Kirgo

As supplier Twilight Time prints up only 3,000 copies of each title, the time to order your Blu-ray discs directly from distributor Screen Archives is NOW!

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  Filed Under: 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, Bunny Lake Is Missing, CHARACTERS, Commander Dave Bowman, FILM, FILMS, KEIR DULLEA, Steven Lake

Oct.
9th,
2014
Black Bear Fest welcomes Keir Dullea
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I’ll just repost the article. No sense in a preamble when the article says it so much better. Wait! Wasn’t this a pramble? Nevermind.

Black Bear Fest welcomes Keir Dullea

By GREG WATRY
gwatry@njherald.com

MILFORD, Pa. — The lineup for the 15th annual Black Bear Film Festival, which kicks off Friday, Oct. 17 and ends Sunday, Oct. 19, promises to provide attendees with a variety of film choices. From science fiction selections, such as “Under The Skin” starring Scarlett Johansson, to comedy-dramas, such as Jon Favreau’s “Chef,” attendees are sure to find something to satiate their film tastes.

But the festival is also a venue for guest speakers from the film and entertainment world. Both the main stage, and the free Black Bear Film Festival Salon, which will be held Oct. 18 and 19 at the Pike County Public Library, will feature speakers and give attendees a glimpse into the world behind the screen.

Following a showing of the 1965 film “Bunny Lake Is Missing,” at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, an interview will be held with one of the film’s stars Keir Dullea.

Well-known for his role as David Bowman in Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey,” Dullea plays Steven Lake, the uncle of a four-year-old girl who goes missing in the film. With the assistance of Inspector Newhouse, played by Laurence Olivier, the group searches for missing Bunny Lake, whose very existence comes into question.

“You find out that my character is a bit of a nutcase,” Dullea teased when reached by phone on Thursday.

The film was shot in London, a city that Dullea expressed an affinity for. However, filming was a different story.

“It was one of the worst experiences I ever had with a director,” Dullea said of working with Otto Preminger. “He loved to scream at people and humiliate them.”

On a day off from shooting, Dullea went to a funfair close to the River Thames. He decided to get his palm read. The palm reader asked if Dullea was an engineer or a mathematician because he saw a rocket ship in his future.

About a week later Dullea’s wife told him to call his agent, who had some big news. He’d just been offered the lead in Kubrick’s newest film.

At the time, “I was a Kubrick fan,” Dullea said. “I just couldn’t believe it.”

He described Kubrick as the quiet type, who never raised his voice. “When you were around Kubrick, you knew you were in the presence of genius,” he said. “It was magical.”

While he doesn’t consider 2001 the peak of his career, Dullea said, “I’m an important cog in a beautiful piece of machinery.”

He still attends many events focused on the film. In November, Dullea will travel to Toronto for a special showing of the film by the Toronto International Film Festival. On Nov. 28, the British Film Institute will re-release the picture nationwide, and Dullea is traveling to London for the event. “It seems to have a never-ending life,” Dullea said of the film many people call a masterpiece.

Dullea first became interested in acting as a young boy. Stricken with rheumatic fever, he couldn’t participate in sports. Instead, he focused inwards.

Acting “gave me the opportunity to escape from myself into various roles,” he said. Eventually, he began to appreciate acting as an art form.

He pursued roles while he attended the George School, a boarding school in Bucks County, Pa.

“The human persona is like a rainbow,” Dullea said. Acting gives you “the opportunity to explore a different color than you usually have.”

Eventually, Dullea hitchhiked from the East Coast to San Francisco, where he worked as a carpenter while attending San Francisco State College. A visit from his parents prompted Dullea to consider pursuing his passion of acting, which they supported. He moved to New York City where he was told the best acting teachers were. His lead role in the 1962 film “David and Lisa” launched his career, Dullea contends.

This isn’t Dullea’s first time attending the Black Bear Film Festival. Last year he attended the event because he was in the film “Isn’t It Delicious,” which was part of the festival’s lineup.

“We enjoyed the people very much at this particular film festival,” he said.

“Out of the blue, they invited me back this year,” Dullea said. “It’s kind of like coming back to a familiar place.”

Jerry Beaver, founder of the festival and part-time Milford area resident, can’t help but wonder at the growth of his festival as it hits a milestone 15th year.

“It’s quite amazing that in a small town things last more than one or two years,” Beaver said during a recent press event to announce this year’s films. “In my mind, the Black Bear Film Festival is now a regional film festival. It’s not a local film festival, because the people coming from 100 miles away spend the weekend here. They’re staying in hotels, or bed and breakfasts; they are eating in the restaurants.”

The Black Bear Film Festival kicks off on Friday night with a gala at 6 p.m., at St. Patrick’s Church in Milford, Pa. The film “Chef” will be shown at 8 p.m.

Main stage films will be shown at the Milford Theatre, located on Catharine Street.

A complete schedule for the film festival can be found at www.BlackBearFilm.com. Tickets can also be bought on the website. Individual film tickets cost $10. A gold pass costs $150.

“There is a lot to be said about this being our 15th year,” Beaver said in a statement. “We are fortunate enough to be able to continue to celebrate the art of independent film — from the writers and actors to directors and the producers — and this year we really wanted the films to be special. We truly hope that festival-goers enjoy this year’s festival as much as we have had putting it together.”

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  Filed Under: Bill Weldon, Bunny Lake Is Missing, CHARACTERS, FILM, FILMS, Isn't It Delicious, Steven Lake

Aug.
28th,
2013
Rare “Bunny Lake Is Missing” Colour Still
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I found this in my travels. It’s a rare colour still from BUNNY LAKE IS MISSING. We finally get to see what Keir and Carol Lynley looked like in colour as oppose to black and white. I also wanted to let you know I’m in the process of getting some event images up in the gallery. I have to edit and tag them. So stay tuned.

  • [001] STILL: BUNNY LAKE IS MISSING

  Filed Under: Bunny Lake Is Missing, CHARACTERS, FILM, FILMS, KEIR DULLEA, Steven Lake

Jul.
1st,
2013
Keir Dullea’s Record Album © 1966
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Any of Keir’s fans will know Keir recorded a record album back in 1966, probably between his roles of Steven Lake in BUNNY LAKE IS MISSING and Dave Bowman in 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY. Having lived back then I can tell you this album was standard for the time. I remember albums by actors Richard Chamberlain who at that point was playing the very handsome Dr. Kildare, and other actors who experimented with the medium. LIstening to this album I’d like to say that I really wish Keir had done another with material from such 60s luminaries as Simon & Garfunkle, Denny Doherty and John Phillips of The Mamas & The Papas, or even Jan & Dean. Listening to Butterfiles are Free I could really hear Keir doing double harmony on such songs as Bridge Over Troubled Water, The Sounds of Silence, or even California Dreamin’. I could even have heard him in the 70s recording an album with songs from Elton John (Daniel, Levon) or early David Bowie, perhaps even Space Oddity. Too bad no one encouraged him to keep singing. Anyway I hope you enjoy listening. All files are in MP3 format and can be listened to through whatever default music player you have. If anyone would like a copy of the album, I can upload a zip file. To get to the section in the gallery where the files are uploaded, click on the album cover of Keir below. Enjoy.

    TRACK LISTING

  • 01. Butterflies Are Free MP3
  • 02. Cold, Cold City MP3
  • 03. You’ll Be My Baby MP3
  • 04. Love Is On The Mountain MP3
  • 05. Promises To Keep MP3
  • 06. Mother Earth MP3
  • 07. Jimmy Newman MP3
  • 08. Secret Of The Night MP3
  • 09. A Cup of Coffee, A Sandwich, And You MP3
  • 10. You Bring Me Home MP3
  • 11. Last Time I Saw Her MP3

  Filed Under: 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, Bunny Lake Is Missing, CHARACTERS, Commander Dave Bowman, FILM, FILMS, KEIR DULLEA, Steven Lake



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