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Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton

“I was a fool to marry so often,” she said. “If I had my time over again, I would never do that. The truth is I now don’t give a damn about most of those men. 21 more words


Jess Walter on Beautiful Ruins and Other Stuff

Credit: Robert Birnbaum

I sit down with the author of The Financial Lives of the Poets to talk about his latest novel, how to survive in Hollywood, the ins and outs of contemporary publishing, and that unheralded Paris of the Northwest, Spokane. 8,502 more words

007 Magazine features Robert Sellers on 'Search for Bond'

The website for Graham Rye’s 007 Magazine has a new article by Robert Sellers titled “The Search for Bond.”

The website bills the article as the “exclusive never-before-told story behind the actors who won, and the many who lost, the most coveted role in cinema history!” 124 more words

James Bond Films

1984 (1984)

In a totalitarian society that brands any dissent or emotional connection with another individual a “thought crime”, a humble civil servant enters into a sexual relationship with a co-worker at the risk of cruel and unusual punishment. 219 more words


Died Today (August 5th): Richard Burton (1925–1984)

Richard Burton (1925–1984)

Born: November 10, 1925 in Pontrhydyfen, Wales, UK
Died: August 5, 1984 (age 58) in Céligny, Geneva, Switzerland

Married to: Sally Hay (3 July 1983 – 5 August 1984) (his death) 86 more words

Richard Burton on Ian Fleming's 'You Only Live Twice'

Today is the anniversary of the death of the great Richard Burton. Once considered for the role of James Bond, he was a voracious reader and one wonders what he thought of Ian Fleming. 223 more words

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