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  1. 'Burton told me: I'll just have one vodka a day - one bottle, that is!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Mail on Sunday

    'Burton told me: I'll just have one vodka a day - one bottle, that is!': Novelist Andrew Sinclair reveals his priceless Hollywood encounters in fascinating new memoir Like Byron, Andrew Sinclair woke up one morning and found himself famous. His fiction debut, The Breaking Of Bumbo, a satire of the Suez Crisis, made the former Guards officer a celebrated author at just 22. He went on to become a Cambridge history Fellow at 25, a Hollywood screenwriter, a revolutionary and a publisher - but he is best known for directing Dylan Thomas's film Under Milk Wood, starring Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor and Peter O'Toole.


  2. Albee or Not to Be: Review of 'Everyone's Fine With Virginia Woolf'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 |

    ... Really? At the end of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? both George and Martha, most memorably played by Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor in Mike Nichols' 1966 movie, seem-to me anyway-defeated by grief and regret. Defeated by the fallout of the ...


  3. JUNE 12: The Daily FlashbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Nippertown!

    1939: The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum was dedicated in Cooperstown. 1963: The film "Cleopatra" starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rex Harrison and Richard Burton premiered at the Rivoli Theatre in New York City.


  4. Jenny Livsey To Play Nurse Ratched In One Flew Over the Cuckoo's NestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 |

    ... control. Jenny Livsey's theatre credits include One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Torch Theatre), Orange ( Richard Burton Theatre), Princess and the Pea (Sherman Cymru and Theatr Lolo), Adventures in the Skintrade (Theatr Lolo and Australian tour), ...


  5. New Orleans World War II museum spotlights D-Day classic, 'Saving Private Ryan,' 20 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | The Advocate

    ... by five directors, the three-hour epic's all-star cast includes John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Sean Connery, Richard Burton, Henry Fonda, Robert Wagner and Peter Lawford. Like "Saving Private Ryan," "The Longest Day" won five Academy Awards. In the ...


  6. Have this Mexican beach all to yourselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | CNN

    ... it relies on importing tourists, hypnotized by the green turquoise seawater. Blame Hollywood. Stars such as Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor and Ava Gardner descended on Banderas Bay to film John Huston's "The Night of the Iguana." Soon enough, the ...


  7. Claire Bloom on her marriage to legendary American novelist Philip Milton RothRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | Daily Mail

    ... him The actress won awards on both the West End and Broadway, and had a string of glamorous lovers such as Richard Burton, Laurence Olivier and Yul Brynner The former wife of Philip Milton Roth, Hollywood actress Claire Bloom, has opened up about ...


  8. 7 of the best things to do in Puerto VallartaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 |

    ... in the early 1960s as a launch site for "The Night of the Iguana," the John Huston-directed film starring Richard Burton and Ava Gardner. In early 2013, Puerto Vallarta revealed a newly redesigned landing. With its distinctive and colorfully ...


  9. From Ronnie Barker to Judi Dench - share your memories as Oxford theatre turns 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | Oxford Times

    ... to name just a few. Perhaps best known is the 1966 performance by husband and wife Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, who led a student production of Doctor Faustus and now have a studio at the theatre named after them. The star-studded history is ...


  10. Review: Conjuring the Ghosts of Theater Past in 'A Pink Chair'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | The New York Times

    ... Wooster Group's work during the past decade or so. That includes a 2007 production that sought to recreate Richard Burton's fabled 1964 performance in the title role of "Hamlet." Even in its early days, when the company was perceived as bunch of ...


  11. Oscar-winning film editor Anne V. Coates deadRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 |

    ... served as a producer a single time, on Jack Gold's 1978 sci-fi horror film "The Medusa Touch", starring Richard Burton. Coates was born in Reigate, Surrey. As a child she loved not movies but horses; she thought she might grow up to train race ...


  12. Ducks for Root and Cook, 22 wickets fall - just part of a bizarre Chelmsford dayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | The Cricketer International

    Yorkshire 50 and 161 for 2 lead Essex 142 by 69 runs Scorecard There's a scene in Where Eagles Dare in which Richard Burton with solid support from Clint Eastwood reveals the identity of the Nazi double agent contained within a notebook. The notebook, perplexingly, is empty.


  13. Ladies Love IGUANASRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Folio Weekly

    ... Davis' considerable ego and its accompanying demands. With the announcement that the film version would star Richard Burton and Ava Gardner, along with Sue Lyon (Kubrick's "Lolita"), the rabid press and eager public anticipated even more ...


  14. Franz Ferdinand talk life on the road at Mexicoa s Paa l Norte festival6:03 pm - Apr 26, 2018Read the original story

    Apr 26, 2018 | NME

    ... to vast crowds. Drummer Paul Thomson has spent time in Puerto Vallarta, famous for being the town where Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor holed up while Burton was shooting 'The Night of the Iguana', while Kapranos recently explored the YucatA n ...


  15. Desert Rat photo album documenting WW2 journey goes on saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... ny. Their exploits during the Siege of Tobruk were immortalised in the 1953 war film The Desert Rats starring Richard Burton.


  16. Hollywood stuntman keeps Rotary members entertained at dinnerRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2018 | Bexhill Observer

    ... also acted as armourer or assistant armourer in charge of and the use of weapons by such actors as Lee Marvin Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood in films including A Bridge Too Far and Where Eagles Dare . When working on The Dirty Dozen he was tasked ...


  17. Cleo at the Alley Doesn't Match the Epic Content of its Source MaterialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Houston Press

    ... Elizabeth Taylor, as the last queen of the Nile, and her soon-to-be new husband, the tempestuous Welshman Richard Burton, as overachieving Roman general Marc Antony, partial heir to Caesar's empire and all of his Alexandrian bed. The Burton/Taylor ...


  18. The Many Projects of Lawrence WrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... Cleopatra , the most titanic (as in THE Titanic ) movie of 1963. And at its heart were Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, having an off-camera affair with more sizzle than their characters'. And as both were married, their public coupling brought ...


  19. ENTERTAINMENTS: Dylan taking centre stage in one-man performanceRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2018 | Western Telegraph

    ... directed by Daniel Evans and starring the 'Wire' actor's Dominic West and Clarke Peters. Having played Richard Burton in the critically acclaimed solo show Burton to packed houses around Wales and England last year, he has revived his show, focusing ...


  20. Where Eagles Dare and where they are nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 | Borehamwood and Elstree Times

    ... but that entertained us back then and death was less graphic than it would be shown today. The film starred Richard Burton, who had that wonderful speaking voice and a great talent, but alas met Liz Taylor and so began a slippery slope into that ...