TV WESTERNS – PT11.

TV WESTERNS – PT11.

December 11, 2020 Alan Royle 0

  THE DEPUTY (1959-61) 76 EPISODES                                        This short-lived series starred screen legend Henry Fonda, not in the title role, however, but as Chief Marshal Simon Fry of Silver City in the 1880s. Allen Case plays Deputy Clay McCord who keeps order while Fry is out of town. Fonda’s […]

RANDOM QUOTES – PT36.

RANDOM QUOTES – PT36.

December 8, 2020 Alan Royle 0

  PETE POSTLETHWAITE:                                               [In a speech to Ed Miliband, Climate Change Minister of the Labour Government of Britain, in March 2009] ‘If you commission a new, dirty coal power station at Kingsnorth, then you are clearly unfit to represent the people of Britain at the Copenhagen Climate Summit, and […]

LET’S GO TO THE MOVIES – PT18.

LET’S GO TO THE MOVIES – PT18.

December 5, 2020 Alan Royle 2

CADDYSHACK (1980) This golfing comedy has acquired quite a cult following since its release in 1980, due mainly to the performances of Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight and (to a lesser extent) Bill Murray. Murray shot all his scenes in six days (including one with Chevy Chase). Despite genuine concerns to […]

HOLLYWOOD – DID YOU KNOW? – Volume 5.

HOLLYWOOD – DID YOU KNOW? – Volume 5.

December 2, 2020 Alan Royle 12

Fans of 1939’s Gone with the Wind will doubtless be familiar with the following sentiments, for they appeared on the screen as the film began. ‘There was a land of cavaliers and cotton fields called the Old South. Here in this pretty world gallantry took its last bow. Here was […]