Saturday Aug 9
Sydney Morning Herald
Movie kisses noit what they used to be
Can we have a serious talk about kissing? Have you ever noticed in old movies when Bogart or Clark Gable kissed a girl, her head would go back and his head would push forward? It wasn't just a kiss, it was a symbolic act of invasion, a D-Day landing by the forces of masculinity.
Take a peek inside Olivier's London love nest: Dilapidated Chelsea...
Take a peek inside Olivier's London love nest: Dilapidated Chelsea mansion which actor bought as his first home with Vivien Leigh on sale for A 7.5m Sir Laurence bought the four-bedroom Durham Cottage, in west London, to share with his new lover in 1937 The run-down property - the garden of which is covered in leaves and weeds - failed to sell at ... (more)
Gone With The Wind alternative ending discovered with Scarlett O'Hara's famous line AXED
After Clark Gable's character walks out with the immortal line "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn," Vivien Leigh's response could have been very different The classic American Civil War movie has Rhett Butler walking out on lover Scarlett O'Hara and telling her: "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn."
'A Streetcar Named Desire': Theater Review
Once a sensational fireworks display of explosive sexual chemistry, class and gender politics, A Streetcar Named Desire is now so firmly embedded in the American literary canon that it long ago lost its power to shock.
'I was the inspiration for Blanche DuBois': Theatre critic reveals...
'I was the inspiration for Blanche DuBois': Theatre critic reveals how Tennessee Williams used her name and even an off-the-cuff remark for fading Southern belle Blanche Marvin, who will turn 90 in two months, claimed the U.S. playwright used both her first and maiden names for the iconic character and her sister in the 1947 Pulitzer Prize-winning ... (more)