Category Archive: British

Good News (1947)

Good News exceded my expectations. I wanted to explore Peter Lawford musicals including Easter Parade, Royal Wedding, It Happened in Brooklyn and On An Island With You.  Anyway I’m not big on musicals… Continue reading

RIP Jean Simmons (1929-2010)

Here we go again.  Jean Simmons died on January 22.  She was formerly married to actor Stewart Granger. My first Simmons film was definitely The Robe.  I saw it almost every Lenten season growing up. As… Continue reading

Jan 17, a special day for Moira Shearer and me

January 17 is my birthday.  I knew James Earl Jones, Betty White and Benjamin Franklin shared my birthday but I just learned this month that Moira Shearer also was born on Jan. 17.… Continue reading