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When lives collide Kenneth Williams & Ingrid Jo Boissevain

To me, one of the things that’s most fascinating with diaries, is the different perspectives they may bring on specific events. Here are two versions of Saturday 25th November 1967 when Kenneth Williams appeared on the Simon Dee show… 105 more words


Who was Ronald Lewis?

Watching old movies, it’s like looking through the lens of a time machine, and can become a rather sobering experience at times. I’ve written about this before- watching an old film, being curious about an actor that I’ve just seen, looking them up on the internet, suddenly reading of an entire life and career summed up in a paragraph. 659 more words


Did the producers recognise him?

Here is a picture you may well have seen.

It shows, from Carry On Henry, Kenneth Williams as Thomas Cromwell, Lord Privy Seal to Henry VIII and briefly Earl of Essex. 19 more words


February 22 in history

1495 King Charles VIII of France entered Naples to claim the city’s throne.

1632 Galileo‘s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems was published.

1732  569 more words