January 27, 2022 Alan Royle 0

    THE LEGEND OF JESSE JAMES (1965-66) 34 EPISODES       This series was shot in black and white by 20th Century Fox and released on the ABC network. It received an unprecedented volume of fan mail, most of it directed at the charismatic Christopher Jones, who starred as the […]

WORLD WAR TWO – The stars & their stories – PT45.

WORLD WAR TWO – The stars & their stories – PT45.

April 11, 2021 Alan Royle 2

ROBERT PRESTON (1918-87)                  This charismatic Robert Preston was born in Newton Highlands, Massachusetts as Robert Preston Meservey towards the end of World War One. As Bob Mesevey he joined the US Army Air Corps, the predecessor of the US Army Air Force (USAAF) after Pearl Harbor and served for three […]


April 23, 2019 Alan Royle 4

BONNIE PARKER & CLYDE BARROW          edited              April 23     Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow 1934 There have been two major films made about the notorious Texan bank robber/killers, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, and their two-year rampage through the southern states of America in the 1930s. One of these […]

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October 5, 2018 Alan Royle 2

Much of the werewolf mythology we accept as gospel these days was actually made up when the 1935 production Werewolf of London was written and filmed. They came up with the notion that being bitten by a werewolf turns you into one; that a werewolf changes under a full moon […]