Remembering Cary Grant

It has been 35 years since the death of beloved screen icon Cary Grant, who passed away aged 82 on 29 November 1986. Born Archibald Leach on 18 January 1904, Grant took the name 'Cary Grant' at the request of Paramount Studios who signed the actor in the early 1930s. Hollywood legend says that he... Continue Reading →

His Girl Friday review – Lightning fast dialogue and charisma from Grant and Russell

Prior to watching His Girl Friday I thought that I knew what a 'motormouth' was. I now realise that the people I had thought were speedy speakers were in fact very slow in comparison to the lightning fast repartee between Gary Grant and Rosalind Russell. The third outing between Grant and director Howard Hawks sees... Continue Reading →

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