MOVIE TRIVIA – PT105

MOVIE TRIVIA – PT105

January 31, 2019 Alan Royle 4

Sid James & Barbara Windsor From his teenage days, right up until his death in 1976 at the age of 63, Sid James was a womaniser who cheated on all three of his wives without compunction. He impregnated several of his girlfriends during his first marriage, his wealthy father-in-law paying […]

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MOVIE TRIVIA – PT47.

August 20, 2018 Alan Royle 2

    Hugh Glass Man in the Wilderness (1971) is often mistakenly thought to be a sequel to the 1970 film A Man Called Horse, presumably because Richard Harris stars in both pictures, but Harris plays two entirely different characters in each picture. The 1971 film is based on a true […]

MOVIE TRIVIA – PT 24.

June 21, 2018 Alan Royle 4

In the 1983 feature Cujo, the St. Bernard at the centre of the action was played by a combination of five live animals, one mechanical head, and a man dressed in a dog-suit. The five live dogs had to have their tails tied down because they were having such a […]

THE LOVE LIFE OF ELIZABETH HURLEY

December 9, 2017 Alan Royle 4

                             HURLEY, ELIZABETH (1965 – )      Born in Basingstoke, England. Here is a chronological account of the love life of actress/ beauty consultant Elizabeth Hurley, starting in 1982 at age 17 and concluding with her most recent […]

IN THE BEGINNING…PT 3.

December 3, 2017 Alan Royle 0

   in the Austin Powers franchise ELIZABETH HURLEY (1965 – ) Liz Hurley began life in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England in 1965. Her mother was a teacher, her father an army major. In her early teenage years Liz was a pseudo-punk rocker, spiked, brightly coloured hair; bolt through her nose, the works. […]

Tom Sizemore – a great talent wasted.

July 5, 2016 Alan Royle 0

    Tom Sizemore – Saving Private Ryan Tom Sizemore’s drug problem was common knowledge in the movie business when he was given the chance to perform in Saving Private Ryan (1998) by Steven Spielberg. ‘Steven said he was going to give me a second chance, but that he would have […]

Emma Thompson – making a difference.

May 8, 2016 admin 0

    Emma Thompson is a Londoner born into a family of actors in 1959, hence she developed a strong, witty personality, no doubt honed around the kitchen and dining table at home while growing up. Studying English literature at Cambridge University, and becoming part of its Footlights Group, where […]

The Best Movie Music?

May 4, 2015 admin 0

  Brief Note: At last, the day has arrived! After years of research, and months of hard work from my son Peter setting up this site and connecting with Amazon and Kindle, today we launch book two, ‘Movies Based on True Stories’. It is 626 pages in length (on Kindle), covers […]