, right, with actor friend Nick Cravat in the smoking room on Cunard's Queen Elizabeth ALL PICTURES: CUNARD LINE
STANLEY ON BURT LANCASTER
"He was far past his excitingly athletic best but somehow he made the simple business of extracting a cigarette from a pack of Camels and applying a lighter an elegant thing STANLEY met Lancaster when he was staying at Inverlochy Castle, in Inverness-shire, filming Local Hero.
These thespians include Humphrey Bogart, Rory Calhoun, Charles Bronson and Burt Lancaster
and Deborah Kerr in From Here to Eternity
Picerni applies his folksy, conversational style to bring to life what it was truly like to work with Hollywood legends from John Wayne and Errol Flynn to Burt Lancaster
, Vincent Price, Charles Bronson and more.
FROM HERE TO ETERNITY: Burt Lancaster
and Deborah Kerr rolling around on the beach.
A regular contributor to 'The Saturday Evening Post' and other national magazines, many of his published stories became major motion pictures starring such Hollywood luminaries as Burt Lancaster
and Jimmy Stewart.
Many of his stories have been made into films with stars such as Jimmy Stewart, Burt Lancaster
and others who all have cameo appearances in his memoir.
Later, the couple moved north to similar jobs at the Beverly Hills Tennis Club, giving lessons to the likes of Burt Lancaster
, Dinah Shore, Kirk Douglas, Gilbert Roland, Garry Marshall, Sandra Dee and Jack Klugman from ``The Odd Couple.
She won an Oscar for 1959's The Diary Of Anne Frank and was a lover of many of Hollywood's leading men, including Burt Lancaster
, William Holden, Marlon Brando, Errol Flynn and Clark Gable.
Cheerer's story about a disaffected suburbanite who reexamines his life while swimming his way home across his neighbors' pools was previously brought to the screen in 1968 by hunky Burt Lancaster
, who could definitely fill a Speedo.
There's Raymond Moley, a staunch New Dealer who lost his faith and went on to travel the conservative speaking circuit; and there's General Edwin Walker, a demagogic anti-communist who provided the inspiration for the Burt Lancaster
character in the film, Seven Days in May.
In spring there will be a musical version of Sweet Smell of Success, the acrid 1957 movie with Burt Lancaster
as a vicious gossip columnist and Tony Curtis as a toadying publicist.
The story of Burt Lancaster
begins with the idea of America, with the belief that you can journey to another place and become another person," wrote Kate Buford in Burt Lancaster
: An American Life (Alfred A Knopf, pp.
An autumnal Burt Lancaster
plays the character modeled on Praz and a Lamborghini-sleek Silvana Mangano embodies everything that threatens his "mould of the spirit.