Tag Archives: BBC

Archive TV: BBC Arena- Anita Ekberg Documentary: The Swedish Goddess

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat In the 1950s in Hollywood, there was this blonde bombshell trend that was going on there. Directors and producers, studio executives, were looking got the next hot blonde. Gorgeous, curvy, … Continue reading

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Jack Ruby: Lee Harvey Oswald Assassin

Source:Britannica– Dallas nightclub owner and perhaps part-time Dallas Mafia assassin Jack Ruby. Source:The New Democrat  “Jack Ruby, in full Jack L. Ruby, original name Jacob Rubenstein, (born March 25?, 1911, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.—died January 3, 1967, Dallas, Texas), American nightclub … Continue reading

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BBC: 1999 Jayne Mansfield Documentary

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review I guess in one way Jayne Mansfield was a great actress and not just a great comedic actress and comedian, but a real great actress at least in the sense … Continue reading

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Franken Splean: BBC’s Omnibus: Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, From 1978

Source: Franken Splean: BBC’s Omnibus: Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, From 1978 If I was growing up, or an adult in the 1960s and 1970s, I might consider if I had access to, going through that … Continue reading

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ESPN: ‘An Audience With Muhammad Ali (1974)’

Source:ESPN– World Heavyweight Champion and The Greatest of All Time, on Muhammad Ali, in London, England, in 1974. “An Audience with Muhammad: an audience with muhammad ali reg gutteridge documentary sugar ray robinson jake lamotta gene fullmer bobo olson randy … Continue reading

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Retro Viewing: BBC’s I Love 1979: A Funny Way to End a Funny Decade

Source: Retro Viewing: BBC’s I Love 1979: A Funny Way to End a Funny Decade What do I remember about 1979? Not much. First year of nursery school and unfortunately I do remember that. I still have a class photo … Continue reading

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The Michael Parkinson Show: Diana Dors, Kenneth Williams & Desmond Morris (1971)

Source: Anorak– English Muffin Diana Dors, on The Michael Parkinshow in 1971. “Diana Dors, Kenneth Williams and Desmond Wilcox on Parkinson show 1971” From Anorak From every interview I’ve seen of Diana Dors at least from the 1970s, she reminds me a … Continue reading

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BBC: David Frost Interview With Muhammad Ali (1974)

Source:BBC– interviewing The Greatest of All-Time in 1974. “Sir David Frost interviews legendary boxing champion and former World Heavyweight title holder, Muhammad Ali. During the interview Frost presses Ali on a number of topics, particularly his forthcoming title fight with … Continue reading

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Modern Lonely TV: Video: BBC: Tories, The Course of Margaret Thatcher, 2001

. I’m not an expert on British politics obviously, but I do follow their politics and government similar to how British political junkies follow American politics. And what the British Labour Party went through from 1997 after they just lost … Continue reading

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Henry Higgins: Who Was Richard Nixon

Source: Henry Higgins: Who Was Richard Nixon? With all due respect to BBC, I don’t think you can explain who was Richard Nixon in under an hour. To explain someone as the narrator in this film said is one of if … Continue reading

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