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Happy Bird-day, Telly

Happy Bird-day, Telly

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 21st 2016

Before on-screen movie and TV fame beckoned, Telly Savalas (1922-1994), born 96 years ago today, was a skilled broadcasting veteran, putting in three years of World War II service as host of the U.S

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Winners and "Willers" All

Winners and "Willers" All

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 30th 2015

Eighty years ago today, director Michael Winner (1935-2013) was born in London and would grow up to direct over 30 movies, many of them durable action tales starring the likes of Charles Bronson (Th

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Spies vs. Spies: Scorpio

Spies vs. Spies: Scorpio

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 21st 2015

The Cold War looms large in our past and present. Recently, the U.S. and Russia have had a tense relationship over differing strategies to eliminate the ISIS stronghold in war-ravaged Syria. Last we

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Lance's Leading Lady

Lance's Leading Lady

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 15th 2015

The ides of October marks the birthday of an actress of striking beauty and allure who brought energy and style to leading roles in several 20th Century Fox movies between 1947 and 1955 – and then l

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