THE ENDLESS SUMMER (1965) – THE BIG COUNTRY (1958)

THE ENDLESS SUMMER (1965) – THE BIG COUNTRY (1958)

January 6, 2022 Alan Royle 8

  THE ENDLESS SUMMER (1965)              It rarely happens that a documentary actually results in changes in the world, but the Bruce Brown surfing film, The Endless Summer, released in 1965, is one such film. At the time of its release it was estimated there were probably no more than about […]

MOVIE TRIVIA – PT170.

MOVIE TRIVIA – PT170.

April 2, 2021 Alan Royle 6

  Johnny Weissmuller Johnny Weissmuller achieved worldwide fame by winning five Olympic gold medals between 1924 and 1928, breaking the Olympic record in each victory. He represented the United States even though he was actually born in Timisoara, Romania, then a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Johnny would claim he […]

WORLD WAR TWO – The stars & their stories – PT23.

May 15, 2020 Alan Royle 2

LESLIE HOWARD (1893 – 1943)                                                                          Once his scenes as Ashley Wilkes in Gone with the Wind (1939) had been completed, English actor Leslie Howard was quick to return home to Britain and offer his services in the defense of his homeland. However, he was almost 46 years old and […]