July 23, 2022 Alan Royle 3

  THE RESTLESS GUN (1957-9) 78 EPISODES                 The Restless Gun was actually based on a former radio series named ‘The Six-Shooter’ that starred James Stewart. John Payne was cast as the star, his character’s name altered from Britt Ponset to Vint Bonner. The […]

Actors marrying other actors – PT 20.

January 17, 2017 Alan Royle 2

  Frances DEE                                     Joel McCREA                       (1933 – 90)    his death   Frances & Joel in Wells Fargo (1937) By all accounts Joel McCrea was one of the nicest men to ever become a big movie star. He had it all. He was tall, handsome, sincere, extremely affable and soft-spoken. And he had […]

A closer look – ‘On the Riviera’ (1951).

May 10, 2016 admin 0

    This was a typical Danny Kaye offering, one that show-cased the considerable comic talents he was blessed with. Sadly, his over the top style dated quite quickly (much like that of Jim Carrey later). Watching most of Danny’s films today is hard work, the probable exception being the […]