WORLD WAR TWO – The stars & their stories – PT33.

WORLD WAR TWO – The stars & their stories – PT33.

October 15, 2020 Alan Royle 0

LEE MARVIN (1924-87)                             Like Audie Murphy, Lee Marvin was not an actor when war broke out, but became one after hostilities ended. He was still a teenager when he enlisted in the US Marine Corps Reserve on August 12, 1942. As a member of the 4th Marine Division, he took […]

The Romances of Grace Kelly, Princess of Monaco.

June 24, 2017 Alan Royle 2

    The stunning American actress Grace Kelly only made eleven movies in her brief but spectacular career. By most accounts she made hay with most of her leading men while the sun shone. But not all of them. Her supporters argue that she was basically seeking a father substitute […]

The exquisite Grace Kelly.

March 13, 2016 admin 14

  Fans of Grace Kelly (and I am one of them, believe it or not) are probably going to jump up and down if they read this, and accuse me of ‘muck-raking’ or, at best, sensationalising her track record (or should I say ‘sack’ record) with members of the opposite […]

Gene Tierney – an unfortunate life?

February 24, 2015 admin 0

    Nineteen year-old Gene Tierney had made her screen debut in the 1940 western The Return of Frank James. Already a star on Broadway, she was nevertheless appalled by the high pitch of her voice when she first saw the rushes. Determined to lower the tone of her delivery, whatever […]

GRACE KELLY – Man-eater extraordinaire.

February 6, 2015 admin 7

    Every once in a while an actress comes along with whom the camera seems to fall in love. Ava Gardner, Marilyn Monroe and Greta Garbo were three one could name, but even these beauties took a back seat to Grace Kelly. She only made eleven movies, yet she […]