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Titans Of Arabian Exploration

This week at Return of Kings I will consider one of the titans of Arabian exploration, Wilfred Thesiger.  I will post the link to the article here when it becomes available on Monday, March 2.  557 more words

Biography

Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Taylor!

The actress would have been 83 years old today.

Film


The Night of the Iguana (1964)

“I thought Deborah was wonderful in the picture. I liked Burton enormously, he was lovely to work with, full of gaiety and immediate appreciation of the quality of something good. 41 more words

Deborah Kerr

The 42nd Academy Awards (1970)

The years 1968 and 1969 had been, professionally, quite disastrous for the Taylor-Burton couple. Even more so for the 40s approaching Liz, whose appeal at the box office had diminished considerably, specially since the bizarre… 1,110 more words

Elizabeth Taylor

Mon 9 March: THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA

GalleryFilm at Dulwich Picture Gallery presents THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA (1964) on Monday 9th March.

Based on the play by Tennessee Williams, The Night of the Iguana is the story of The Rev. 152 more words

Ava Gardner

Sue Lyon and Richard Burton

Sue Lyon (born 10 July 1946) on location in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, in late 1962 with co-star Richard Burton (1925 – 84) for Night of the Iguana (1964).

American

WHERE EAGLES DARE

When I was writing my book Far Away, which is set during the Second World War, it got me thinking about the influence war films had on me as a child. 681 more words

Second World War