WORLD WAR TWO – The stars & their stories – PT67.

WORLD WAR TWO – The stars & their stories – PT67.

March 7, 2022 Alan Royle 2

ANNA MAY WONG (1905-61)                  Anna May Wong, the first Chinese-American movie star, was born Wong Liu Tsong in Los Angeles in 1905. She managed to have a relatively successful screen career (mostly in silent features), in an era that was deeply racist. It was a time when the taboo against […]

My Top 50 Handsome Actors (Pt 1)

February 6, 2016 admin 13

    Since listing my 50 most beautiful actresses I have been asked to provide a similar list of the 50 most handsome men. And that creates a problem for me. Being heterosexual, how do I go about naming the men I find most sttractive? I don’t really think of […]

TV – More trivia from the early days.

December 8, 2015 admin 4

  In 1945 there were 7,000 TV sets in the USA. By 1950 there were 5 million! The first three shows to run weekly were I Love Lucy, Life with Riley and The Adventures of Superman. Most movie actors did not want to have anything to do with TV, convinced […]

Did you know? Points of interest. Pt 10

September 16, 2015 admin 2

  In 2010 Daniel Craig did something unique. He agreed to appear as James Bond before an estimated billion and a half television viewers in a sequence, opposite Queen Elizabeth II, as part of the Opening Ceremony for the London Olympics that year. ‘She was great’, he said. ‘A really […]