MOVIE TRIVIA – PT206

MOVIE TRIVIA – PT206

November 9, 2022 Alan Royle 0

  Howard Carter & Lord Carnarvon The 2016 mini- series Tutankhamun has come under considerable criticism from Egyptologists and archaeological experts who claim it is not historically or factually accurate. Certainly, the depicted romantic relationship between Lord Carnarvon’s daughter Evelyn and Howard Carter never actually happened, but this is a […]

RANDOM QUOTES – PT65

RANDOM QUOTES – PT65

September 28, 2022 Alan Royle 0

  CHARLES LAUGHTON (1899 – 1962)                  [The man who played Edward Moulton-Barrett in The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934) and Captain Bligh in Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) admitted struggling with the characterizations]: ‘When I have a part like Father Barrett or Bligh, I hate the man’s guts so […]

50 MOVIES TO WATCH – PT1

60 MOVIES TO WATCH – PT1

November 10, 2021 Alan Royle 2

60 MOVIES WORTH WATCHING MORE THAN ONCE (PART ONE)      Back in 2005, I wrote my first book – Hollywood Warts ‘n’ All (volume 1). At the end of it I listed my favourite movies, my Top 50 of all time. I was 15 years younger then and the list was […]

MEMORABLE PERFORMANCES – PT7

November 24, 2018 Alan Royle 2

Sterling Hayden as Dix Handley in The Asphalt Jungle (1950) Sterling Hayden was one of those actors who did not have to act tough. He was tough. Hayden made two movies in 1941, found time to wed British beauty Madeleine Carroll in February 1942, and then headed off to war. […]

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MOVIE TRIVIA – PT42.

August 8, 2018 Alan Royle 4

      Katz’s today                                                                     Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal in When Harry Met Sally…          […]

Actors marrying other actors – PT 6.

August 4, 2016 Alan Royle 2

  BENET, Brenda                                PETERSEN, Paul                             1967 to 1970 (div.)                                                                 BIXBY, Bill             […]