MOVIE TRIVIA – PT164.

MOVIE TRIVIA – PT164.

November 5, 2020 Alan Royle 2

    Barbara Stanwyck & husband Frank Fay Thirty-seven year-old comedian Frank Fay married 21 year-old chorus girl Barbara Stanwyck in August 1928, their stormy union ending in divorce in 1935. Fay was an egotist and an abusive, unpopular drunk. A standing joke around Hollywood begged the question, ‘Who has […]

PROFILE – ASHLEY JUDD

PROFILE – ASHLEY JUDD

August 11, 2020 Alan Royle 4

  ASHLEY JUDD (1968 – )                  She was born Ashley Tyler Ciminella in Granada Hills, California in 1968. Her memoir, ‘All That Is Bitter and Sweet: A Memoir’ (2011) recounts tales of sexual abuse in her childhood, firstly at the hands of […]

PROFILES – Linda Hamilton & Daryl Hannah.

PROFILES – Linda Hamilton & Daryl Hannah.

July 5, 2020 Alan Royle 0

LINDA HAMILTON (1956 – )                    Linda Hamilton played Sarah Connor in The Terminator (1984) and in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991). She readily admits that her bipolar disorder and her addiction to cocaine destroyed both her first marriage to Bruce Abbott (1982-9) and her second to James Cameron (1997-9). Linda […]

HARVEY WEINSTEIN – Some of his accusors.

HARVEY WEINSTEIN – Some of his accusors.

March 16, 2020 Alan Royle 0

Movie producer Harvey Weinstein Since The New York Times and The New Yorker published reports in 2017 of decades of alleged sexual harassment and assault by producer Harvey Weinstein, scores of women have come forward with similar claims against the movie mogul. And the list continues to grow. More than […]

RANDOM QUOTES – PT16.

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HONOR BLACKMAN:                                                        [On Richard Burton] ‘You didn’t really want somebody in your bed quoting Shakespeare. Most of the time, he was drunk. We were staying in these little chalets and he came home one night and got into bed with me. I kicked him out eventually. He wasn’t my […]

RANDOM QUOTES – PT7.

October 2, 2019 Alan Royle 0

    DAVID CARRADINE:   John Carradine [On the demise of his father, the prolific actor John Carradine in 1988] ‘We carted the coffin over to our house and opened it up I looked down at him, and the undertaker had put a demonic, artificial grin on his face – […]

MOVIE TRIVIA – PT123.

May 5, 2019 Alan Royle 0

  Ashley Judd Actress Ashley Judd was not about to take a backward step when she spoke about having an abortion when she was young. ‘As everyone knows, and I’m very open about it, I’m a three-time rape survivor’, she said. ‘And one of the times I was raped, there […]

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THE HARVEY WEINSTEIN ACCUSATIONS

September 11, 2018 Alan Royle 2

      Harvey Weinstein     According to Time Magazine in 2017, Harvey Weinstein’s net worth was estimated at between $240 and $300 million. In 2012 the magazine listed him as one of ‘The 100 Most Influential People in the World’. He was the recipient of an honorary CBE in […]

COREY FELDMAN – It’s time someone listened to him.

December 19, 2017 Alan Royle 0

COREY FELDMAN  Former child star Corey Feldman appeared on the Dr. Oz show on American television in November 2017 and named eighties star John Grissom as one of the men who allegedly sexually molested him when he was a teenager. Another child star, the late Corey Haim, was also molested, […]