MOVIE TRIVIA – PT129.

MOVIE TRIVIA – PT129.

June 16, 2019 Alan Royle 0

    Lee Fierra as Mrs. Kintner confronting the police chief in Jaws (1975) Lee Fierro played Mrs. Kintner in the 1975 hit Jaws, mother of the boy, Alex, taken by the shark at the beach. She only made three movies; this one, Jaws – The Revenge (1987) and The Mistover […]

KIDS & JUVENILES – PT5.

KIDS & JUVENILES – PT5.

June 13, 2019 Alan Royle 1

    LAUREN CHAPIN (1945 – )                                                   Californian Lauren Chapin became known in households around the world when, as an 8 year-old, she was cast to […]

MOVIE TRIVIA – P128.

MOVIE TRIVIA – P128.

June 10, 2019 Alan Royle 0

           Henry Fonda & his wife Margaret Sullavan     Tallulah Bankhead in Lifeboat (1944) Tallulah Bankhead was dismissive about her only sexual encounter with legendary screen star Henry Fonda. ‘Oh, please, dah-ling, don’t mention Hank to me’, she laughed. ‘I went to bed with him only one time. He failed to […]

MOVIE TRIVIA – PT127

MOVIE TRIVIA – PT127

June 7, 2019 Alan Royle 0

  Sir Laurence Olivier Producer David Lewis said of his friend Sir Laurence Olivier, ‘He would sleep with anyone.’ Larry’s first wife, actress Jill Esmond, was a lesbian and gave him free reign to pursue male lovers at will. And he did so with considerable relish. He and Noel Coward […]

MOVIE TRIVIA – PT126.

MOVIE TRIVIA – PT126.

June 4, 2019 Alan Royle 2

  Geoffrey Rush as Walsingham in Elizabeth (1998) Conspiracy buffs should enjoy this. In the 1998 film Elizabeth, starring Cate Blanchett in the title role, there is a dining scene featuring Sir Francis Walsingham, Mary of Guise and Duc d’Anjou, during which the Duc says that he cannot marry Queen Elizabeth […]

MOVIE TRIVIA – PT125

MOVIE TRIVIA – PT125

June 1, 2019 Alan Royle 0

      Greer Garson & Ronald Colman in Random Harvest (1942)                                                                  Ronald Colman portrayed a man suffering from shell […]

KIDS & JUVENILES – PT4

KIDS & JUVENILES – PT4

May 29, 2019 Alan Royle 1

    BOBBY BREEN (1927 – 2016) Bobby Breen was a boy soprano who had his moment in the sun back in the thirties. He was born Isadore Borsuk in Montreal, Canada in 1927, to Ukrainian Jewish immigrant parents. Between 1936 and 1942 he only made nine films in total […]

KIDS & JUVENILES – PT3.

KIDS & JUVENILES – PT3.

May 20, 2019 Alan Royle 0

  LINDA BLAIR         (1959 – ) Linda Blair entered this world in St. Louis, Missouri on January 22, 1959. Long before she became world famous as the possessed child Regan in The Exorcist (1973), Linda was modelling, appearing in commercials (75 of them before she turned 12), and her picture […]

KIDS & JUVENILES – PT2.

KIDS & JUVENILES – PT2.

May 17, 2019 Alan Royle 0

  FREDDIE BARTHOLOMEW       (1924 – 92) London-born Freddie Bartholomew’s career spanned just 21 years and 28 screen appearances. Twenty-two of those performances were as a boy or juvenile; the other six after he was no longer a teenager. He was a precocious boy, reciting and performing on the stage from […]

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KIDS & JUVENILES – PT1.

May 14, 2019 Alan Royle 0

  Ever since the movies began at the turn of the 20th century, there have been child and juvenile stars, male and female, who have turned out to be walking gold mines for the studios. Some have even been responsible for saving their respective studios from going under. Until around […]