May 29, 2019 Alan Royle 1

    BOBBY BREEN (1927 – 2016) Bobby Breen was a boy soprano who had his moment in the sun back in the thirties. He was born Isadore Borsuk in Montreal, Canada in 1927, to Ukrainian Jewish immigrant parents. Between 1936 and 1942 he only made nine films in total […]

Did you know? Points of interest Pt. 15

October 16, 2015 admin 2

  Richard Schickel’s biography of director Elia Kazan tells how Marlon Brando was tricked into accepting the role of Terry Malloy in On The Waterfront (1954). Kazan had actor Karl Malden direct a scene featuring a young unknown from the Actors Studio speaking Malloy’s lines, knowing full well that Brando’s competitive […]