WORLD WAR TWO – The stars & their stories. – PT57.

WORLD WAR TWO – The stars & their stories. – PT57.

October 5, 2021 Alan Royle 0

DONALD SINDEN (1923-2014)                 English actor Donald Sinden was born in Plymouth, Devon in 1923. His screen career was not very spectacular and today cinema-goers would probably agree that the most memorable of his film roles was his portrayal of Grace Kelly’s cuckolded husband in the 1953 adventure/romance Mogambo, a picture […]

LET’S GO TO THE MOVIES – PT20.

LET’S GO TO THE MOVIES – PT20.

February 13, 2021 Alan Royle 2

               AIRPLANE! (1980) In 1980, Paramount Pictures released a parody titled Airplane! in most countries and Flying High in Australia. It was a massive box-office success that cost a meagre $3.5 million to make but brought in a staggering $158 million around the world! […]

RANDOM QUOTES – PT11.

November 4, 2019 Alan Royle 5

DICK VAN DYKE:                                                 ‘I was an alcoholic for about twenty-five years. In the fifties and sixties, everybody had their martini, everybody smoked incessantly. The funny thing is that all through my twenties and early thirties I didn’t drink at all. Then we moved to a neighbourhood full of young families […]

B – List Beauties – PT 6

October 10, 2017 Alan Royle 0

       DOLORES DORN (1933 – )                  The Bounty Hunter (1954)            Dolores and Richard Egan                    and with Franchot Tone                     […]

The many loves of Lana Turner.

August 1, 2017 Alan Royle 5

  LANA TURNER (1921-95)   1936:   Wayne Morris, who would become a fighter pilot hero in World War Two, was Lana’s first Hollywood crush.   1937:   Ronald Reagan was her first studio-arranged romance, although it is generally believed that their relationship did not go beyond a few horse-riding outings. However, […]

Paul Newman – Did he harbor a secret?

February 12, 2016 admin 13

  Not many superstars begin their careers with an out and out ‘lemon’, but Paul Newman certainly did. After popping up in a dozen or so TV series between 1949 and 1954, when the television industry was still finding its feet, he landed the romantic lead in a sandals and […]