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The Spy Who Came In From The Cold (1965)


Martin Ritt’s adaptation of John Le Carre’s classic tale of Cold War espionage proves the perfect dowdy antidote to the wise-cracking, gadget-filled Bond films – still in their Sean Connery starring infancy at the time. 635 more words

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The Abduction of Emily Burton

The Abduction of Emily Burton

This is a radio interview about my daughter Emily’s abduction. It is a harrowing and deeply disturbing account, but it may help other people avoid a similar disaster. 112 more words


The Late, Late Movie: Wild Geese

Great cast with Burton,Moore and Harris; plus great support

18 April 65 : Clashing with Canada and discussing 1960s celebs, Niagara Falls, USA

Sunday 18th April

Dear family,

As you can see from this paper we are back at Niagara Falls once more, and very glad to be back in America. 444 more words


1962 Stephen Boyd Interview regarding the runaway production of "Cleopatra''

I sometimes wonder how Stephen’s career – and the 1960’s – would have turned out had he waited just a few months longer to start filming “Cleopatra.” He would have been a part of one of the biggest cultural movies of the 1960’s. 709 more words

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The Robe (1953)


The supernatural, heathen-converting powers of Christ’s Crucifixion attire form the backbone of this slightly odd but nevertheless affecting hybrid of sword ‘n’ sandals tales and religious pictures. 332 more words

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Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)

King Henry VIII (Richard Burton) throws over his first wife Katherine (Irene Papas) for her inability to produce a male heir, in favour of the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn (Genevive Bujold). 151 more words