Tuesday, July 17, 2018

3 results for 'actor'

Watch Out! Hollywood I am Coming

By Uttam Gill, published on May 15, 2012

...big dream…yes, if you read that in disbelief then bear with another salvo of my nebulous dreams. And that is, in future, I walk up to the stage to receive Oscar Award; all eyes glued to the television around the globe…They watch the birth of new star. A common man who once aspired to be an actor and here he is walks as celebrity, as one of your friends who now turns a Hollywood star.

Look into my picture do you see that spark. Come on don’t laugh and if so hold your guts because I am going to ensure that you get few more twists. Somewhere out there in obscure corners, dreamers ... (more)

Tags: movie, hollywood, dreams, director, actor, star, oscar

Mission accomplished!

By Gregory John Smith, published on Dec 18, 2011

It was all over the news in Singapore and everyone at school was talking about it; Hayley Mills and Trevor Howard were staying at the Raffles Hotel for the filming of “Pretty Polly”. Obviously this was nothing new for the already famous Raffles, which had hosted celebrities like Charlie Chaplin, John Wayne and Ava Gardner, as well as other personalities such as Somerset Maugham, Pablo Neruda and James Mitchener. The hotel had been the setting for innumerable film productions and was now to set the scene for Hayley’s latest film, so as a teenage fan of the then 21-year old actress, I simply... (more)

Tags: hollywood, film, actor, actress, singapore, raffles, raffles hotel, hayley mills, trevor howard, pretty polly, film making, cinema, 1967, true-life

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