WORLD WAR TWO – The stars & their stories – PT56.

WORLD WAR TWO – The stars & their stories – PT56.

September 20, 2021 Alan Royle 12

SIMONE SIGNORET (1921-85)                 When Simone Signoret won an Oscar for Room at the Top (1959), she became the first woman to win a ‘Best Actress in a Leading Role’ Academy Award in a non-American film. Back in the early 1940s, she took her mother’s maiden name to help hide her […]

MARTHA HYER & MICHELLE JOHNSON.

MARTHA HYER & MICHELLE JOHNSON.

April 5, 2021 Alan Royle 4

  MARTHA HYER (1924-2014)                    The beautiful blonde actress labelled ‘Universal’s answer to Grace Kelly’ (although she initially signed with RKO), hailed from Fort Worth, Texas where she entered this world on August 10, 1924. Her father was a Texas state senator and International President of the Lions Club. At the […]

Sgt. Bilko (1996)

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  Steve Martin (as Sergeant Ernie Bilko): ‘All I’ve ever wanted was an honest week’s pay for an honest day’s work.’