MOVIE TRIVIA – PT200

MOVIE TRIVIA – PT200

August 13, 2022 Alan Royle 0

  Vera Miles Actress Vera Miles has married four times in her long life (she celebrated her 91st birthday in August 2020). Three of her husbands were strapping and extremely fit men yet, by sheer coincidence, all three died within a short time span of each other. Her third spouse, […]

More Thirties Movies Trivia – PT5.

February 11, 2018 Alan Royle 4

               Flynn in The Charge of the Light Brigade                  Michael Curtiz                                          Lili Damita Errol Flynn and Hungarian-born director Michael […]

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On-set fatalities in Hollywood movies.

November 22, 2016 Alan Royle 3

Movie-making has cost the lives of quite a few of those involved in the process. Stuntmen, cameramen, assistants, extras, plus the occasional director and actor have lost their lives down the decades. This is not a definitive list, not by a long shot, but it does demonstrate the perils that […]

LOUELLA PARSONS – A law unto herself.

July 24, 2015 admin 7

  When the studio system was at its peak in the thirties and forties, a ‘Gossip Columnist’ could wreck a career with just a couple of acid-laced lines. They did not even need to be true. Louella Parsons, the Hollywood mouthpiece for the Hearst empire of newspapers, became a most […]