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.
By pulling some strings Richardson receives command of the submarine Nerka, but the posting comes at the expense of Lieutenant Jim Bledsoe (Burt Lancaster
), who was in line for the job and resents being passed over.
Her other notable films included Elmer Gantry with Burt Lancaster
, Until They Sail with Paul Newman, The Big Country with Gregory Peck and Spartacus with Kirk Douglas.
Half a century ago, Katharine Hepburn and Burt Lancaster
made the story popular in their 1956 film.
Kerr was nominated for the best actress Oscar six times, including her two most famous roles, starring opposite Burt Lancaster
in From Here To Eternity (1953) and as the governess who melts Yul Brynner's heart in The King And I (1956).
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.
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.
plays an ageing mobster and Susan Sarandon an aspiring blackjack dealer who wants out of the oyster bar.) In the background, the tottering remnants of the city's huge old Boardwalk hotels reluctantly yield to the wrecking ball to make way for the spanking new casino complexes that promise jobs, futures and soc io-economic uplift.
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.