MOVIE TRIVIA – PT188

MOVIE TRIVIA – PT188

January 12, 2022 Alan Royle 2

   Nichelle Nichols as Lt. Uhura in Star Trek: The Original Series             The name Nichelle Nichols is well-known to fans of Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), in which she played Lt. Nyota Uhura. It might surprise her fans to learn that she was discovered […]

PETER LAWFORD – PT2.

PETER LAWFORD – PT2.

October 14, 2021 Alan Royle 0

  An aging Peter Lawford with wife Mary Rowan Fred Otash By the age of sixteen, Marilyn Monroe was well aware that her curvaceous beauty was turning the heads of boys at school. And she enjoyed the attention. When her foster family could no longer keep her she married the […]

LET’S GO TO THE MOVIES – PT21.

LET’S GO TO THE MOVIES – PT23.

April 14, 2021 Alan Royle 0

  THE OMEN (1976)                Robert Thorn (Gregory Peck) is the US Ambassador to Great Britain in this movie. He and wife Katherine (Lee Remick) are desperate for a child of their own so, when their baby is stillborn, Robert arranges through a priest […]

RANDOM QUOTES – PT38.

RANDOM QUOTES – PT38.

January 7, 2021 Alan Royle 0

   JULIE WALTERS:                         [On Educating Rita (1983)] ‘I thought I was dreadful in it. When I first saw the film, I said, ‘Oh God, it’s awful. And I’m awful in it.’ I went straight to the toilets and started crying. When our lovely director, Lewis Gilbert, was talking […]

RANDON QUOTES – PT38.

RANDON QUOTES – PT38.

January 7, 2021 Alan Royle 0

   JULIE WALTERS:                         [On Educating Rita (1983)] ‘I thought I was dreadful in it. When I first saw the film, I said, ‘Oh God, it’s awful. And I’m awful in it.’ I went straight to the toilets and started crying. When our lovely director, Lewis Gilbert, was talking […]

LET’S GO TO THE MOVIES – PT17.

LET’S GO TO THE MOVIES – PT17.

November 2, 2020 Alan Royle 0

THE COMPETITION (1980)                      This romantic drama might have been a good picture. Unfortunately, it is only ordinary. Evidently, the idea was to present a man and a woman in love, but in direct competition with each other in their chosen field of expertise. Both Heidi (Amy Irving) and Paul (Richard […]

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MOVIE TRIVIA – PT54.

September 9, 2018 Alan Royle 0

There was so much media hype about Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975) being based on actual events that authoress Joan Lindsay played along with the story, neither confirming nor denying it. The novel and film are, in fact, entirely fictional. Peter Weir’s film is beautifully crafted, more a mood piece […]

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STEVE MCQUEEN – Not a nice guy.

August 17, 2017 Alan Royle 55

  Steve McQueen’s mother was a prostitute, his father a circus stuntman and neither cared a fig about their boy. He lost his virginity at 13 to an obese teenaged hooker who accepted candy for sex. At 16 he was a towel boy in a brothel and encouraged to sample […]