Sep 13, 2017
Stewart Granger was one of the most successful Movie stars in Hollywood in the 1940s and 50s.
His looks, talent and athleticism attracted the powers that be in Hollywood, resulting in one of the best swashbuckling movies ever made absent Errol Flynn.
His marriage to the talented and beautiful Jean Simmons who also found...
Jul 4, 2017
David Niven was the son of an upper class hero, with English and Scottish military heritage that stretched back to the Battle of Waterloo.
Handsome, charming and witty he also had a strong touch of rebelliousness and ambition which would help and hinder his life and career in equal measure.
One of the first of the...
May 27, 2017
This is the first of a series of podcasts called "the British Are Coming." The series will cover the lives and careers of 4 great British film stars who left their mark on British and American Films in the 1930s, 40s and 50s.
Merle Oberon, David Niven, Stewart Granger and the late great Stanley Baker were and remain...
Apr 8, 2017
Marlon Brando was a legend in his own lifetime. At the peak of his film career in the 1950s he created a series of film performances including the character Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront that not only defined him as an actor, but defined an era marked by the rise of the Stanislavsky and method schools of acting.
Feb 20, 2017
Tony Curtis was one of the biggest film stars of the 1950s. Born in poverty and saddled with less than positive memories of his childhood, his good looks got him a lucrative Hollywood contract and the pick of Hollywood's most beautiful actresses, including Marilyn Monroe and Janet Leigh.
His talent gave him the will...