October 5, 2023 Alan Royle 0

  AVA GARDNER (1922 – 90)                       [On her time at MGM]: ‘I thought I was making fifty dollars a week, but it turned out to be $35 because twelve weeks of the year you were on layoff. It was white […]



September 8, 2023 Alan Royle 1

  Nigel Green in Zulu  British actor Nigel Green was rightly praised, by both the public and the critics, for his superb portrayal of Colour-Sergeant Bourne in Zulu (1964), a performance for which he might always be remembered. A veteran of the Korean War (1950-3), Green suffered a serious head wound […]

War Pictures Worth Watching – Pt1.

February 10, 2019 Alan Royle 2

  There have been a lot of very good war pictures churned out over the past 100 years or so. Here is an alphabetical list of those I believe to be worthy of watching. I have every one in my collection and have watched most of them several times. Aldo […]

Actors marrying other actors – PT 16.

October 11, 2016 Alan Royle 0

    CRAIG, Yvonne                                BOYD, Jimmy                                   1960 – 63 (div.)   If things had worked out differently Yvonne might have spent her days dancing instead of acting. As a teenager she showed enormous promise, enough to be chosen as one of the youngest ever dancers by the Denham’s Ballet […]

The longest Hollywood marriages?

October 24, 2015 admin 0

Richard Benjamin & Paula Prentiss 53 years and still going (1961-) Richard in Westworld Paula with Rock Hudson Mr & Mrs Benjamin today Ann Prentiss 1970 Sixties fans would remember Paula Prentiss. She was a pretty comedienne who possessed a deep, throaty chuckle that fans (including me) found very sexy. […]