...aka Gene Wilder. Sad news about the death at 83 of Gene Wilder who stared in some of the greatest comedy films of all time.
...il brutto. You want a convincing Mexican bandit send for the Jewish guy from Brooklyn, amongst a hell of a lot of other parts Eli Wallach, one of the greatest character actors, played two of the best in two classic films.
...we shall all be back. Following on from yesterday's post another great final line of a film. Leslie Howard's classic “'Pimpernel' Smith”.
...if not particularly good taste. A Tweet yesterday from Last Exit To Nowhere reminded me I hadn't seen the film “A Boy And His Dog” for ages.
...that answers that question. Whenever I tuned into ITV4 The Professionals were on I'd get to thinking what happened to Lewis Collins?
...panic. This cinema classic deserves better than early morning airings.
...east bound and down. Writer and director of one of the great films, Smokey And The Bandit along with one of the great Hollywood stuntmen.
...documentary. Watch the BBC's Operation Snow Tiger, it's all there, everything you shouldn't do to make a watchable TV programme about animals in the wild.
...chap? Wh-What's his name? Jimmy Tarbrush?
...it should have been Sir Eric. A national disgrace that Eric Sykes who entertained the country through eight decades has died without such recognition.
...and don't call me Shirley. Come on, everyone's using it, it's one of the classic comedy lines of all times, in one of the classic comedy films of all time.
...neck. Ah sad news that one of the queens of British horror flicks, Ingrid Pitt, died yesterday. Never the greaest of actresses she had certain assets which made her stick in the memory.
...why hasn't he been knighted yet? One of the greats of post-war comedy, writing and performing, through eight decades of laughter, nowt, yet some useless old prat on a reality show has a campaign backing him.
...You're next, You're next...! Invasion Of The Body Snatchers is a classic piece of 1950s American paranoia cinema and the film that Kevin McCarthy is probably best remembered for.
...where have I seen him before? I've been racking my brain where have I seen this clown before, I'd narrowed it down to two candidates but finally Burty proved photographic evidence.