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‘Sound bite’ of the week ……..
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‘Sound bite’ of the week ……..

‘Of all the younger guys around, all the hot shots, why me? I remember he said, “Well, because you know everything a Hollywood director is supposed to know, but you’re not Hollywood”. I liked that.’ Director Irvin Kershner on why George Lucas chose him to direct Star Wars: Episode V – […]

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02:  Kate Hudson attends the "Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for People.com)
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‘ “I have zero problems when people say, “God, you look like your mother”. I go, “Well, great! Thanks!” ‘     Actress Kate Hudson – who turned 38 this week, on 19th April – on being compared with her famous mother, Goldie Hawn.   If you found an error, […]

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‘Sound bite’ of the week ……

“That film earned me more money than all my other films put together. It’s a wonderful story – you want to know what happens next. And wonderful characters. And Julie (Christie)…..which was quite a face.” Director David Lean – who died 16th April, 1991 – discussing his film Doctor Zhivago […]

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‘Sound bite’ of the week …..

‘Elizabeth Windsor at the age of 25 walked into literally the role of a lifetime. I honestly feel this award belongs to her, because I think you fell in love with her, not with me.’     Helen Mirren on accepting the 2007 Best Actress Award at the Golden Globes […]

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‘Sound bite’ of the week …..

“I remember talking to Olivier when we were doing Lear. He said: ‘When it comes to your obituary they will only mention two or three performances, and they will be the ones that defined you early on.’ I said: ‘What will they write about you?’ ‘Richard III (1955) and Wuthering […]

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‘Sound bite’ of the week ………

“We’re not used to this sort of occasion in England.  I’ve borrowed everything I’m standing up in!” Emma Thompson opening her acceptance speech, for winning the Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama award for her role in Howards End, at the Golden Globes on this day, January 23rd, in […]

Hungarian actress Zsa Zsa Gabor.    (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
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‘Sound bite’ of the week …….

“I don’t remember anyone’s name. How do you think the ‘dahling’ thing got started?” Zsa Zsa Gabor, the actress and socialite most famous for being famous. Died 18th December, 2016 (age 99) in Bel Air, Los Angeles.     If you found an error, highlight it and press Shift + Enter […]

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‘Sound bite’ of the week ……..

‘Life is like a B-picture script! It is that corny. If I had my life story offered to me to film, I’d turn it down.’         Happy Birthday Kirk Douglas, 100 today.  Born 9th December 1916, in Amsterdam, New York. If you found an error, highlight it […]

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‘Sound bite’ of the week …..

‘I loved working with John Cleese, but there are many others and, if they are team workers, rather than behaving like “stars”, I get on fine with practically all of my colleagues who are skillful and conscientious but not too serious.’     The actor Andrew Sachs – famous for […]

‘Sound bite’ of the week ……
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‘Sound bite’ of the week ……

“I made so many films which were more important, but the only one people ever want to talk about is that one with Humphrey Bogart.” Ingrid Bergman talks about Casablanca, which received its world premiere in New York City on this day, 26th November, 1942.   If you found an […]