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under milk wood (summer reading 1/2)

One of the many things I love about summer are the great lists of beach books. It’s the payoff for surviving a long, endless winter. … 251 more words


The Kama Sutra of Vatsayayana - by Richard Burton

Sir Richard F. Burton’s translation of The Kama Sutra remains one of the best English interpretations of this early Indian treatise on politics, social customs, love, and intimacy. 67 more words


Runway size Richelieu Fit for a King or Richard Burton?

Sarara Vintage photographs of large Richelieu piece,rights reserved.

Was this necklace worn by Richard Burton playing King Arthur in Broadway’s Camelot? That is the question… I bought it from a source who is friends with an old film and theater costumer.   545 more words


Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) Review

1984 was a groundbreaking novel then turned film in the same year of its name. Winston Smith spends his working days rewriting history and rebels against the current society by falling in love. 541 more words


Autumn by John Clare (Again)

Apparently, John Clare wrote another poem called “Autumn”.  This other “Autumn” is much shorter than the one in The Village Minstrel.


The thistledown’s flying, though the winds are all still, 141 more words


Becket: Why Context Matters

Becket (1964, dir. Peter Glenville, based on Jean Anouilh’s play Becket or the Honour of God) tells the story of Thomas Becket (Richard Burton), the Chancellor of England who was made Archbishop of Canterbury by Henry II (Peter O’Toole). 1,719 more words


RIP, Brian G. Hutton.

Brian G. Hutton
(January 1, 1935 – August 19, 2014)

As an actor, Brian G. Hutton appeared in a couple of outstanding Fifties Westerns, Gunfight At The O.K. 184 more words