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#21 rayban

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Posted 04 June 2017 - 07:44 PM

I agree that Richard Chamberlain is woefully miscast as a heterosexual prince charming in THE SLIPPER AND THE ROSE. He's arguably the weakest part of an otherwise strong and fine film. They should have cast someone like Michael York.

I didn't like the actress who played Cinderella, either - she had no discernible charm and had a weak singing voice.


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Posted 04 June 2017 - 06:09 PM

"The Slipper and the Rose - 1976 -

 

starring Richard Chamerblain -

 

the gayest Prince Charming on record - and completely invalidating the film -

 

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even worse, he's coupled with his lover from "The Music Lovers" -

 

the ineffable Christopher Gable.

They were casting subtext


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Posted 04 June 2017 - 04:23 PM

I agree that Richard Chamberlain is woefully miscast as a heterosexual prince charming in THE SLIPPER AND THE ROSE. He's arguably the weakest part of an otherwise strong and fine film. They should have cast someone like Michael York.


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Posted 04 June 2017 - 02:00 PM

"The Slipper and the Rose - 1976 -

 

starring Richard Chamerblain -

 

the gayest Prince Charming on record - and completely invalidating the film -

 

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even worse, he's coupled with his lover from "The Music Lovers" -

 

the ineffable Christopher Gable.


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Posted 24 May 2017 - 11:28 AM

Little William Dix stealing "The Nanny" away from Bette Davis -

 

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Posted 23 May 2017 - 11:09 AM

Bobby Kendall in James Bidgood's legendary film, "Pink Narcisssus" (1971) -

 

 

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Does anybody have an information on Bobby Kendall?


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Posted 22 May 2017 - 04:31 PM

Bobby Kendall in James Bidgood's legendary film, "Pink Narcisssus" (1971) -

 

 

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Posted 20 May 2017 - 10:39 AM

"The Boy and the Pirates" - written, produced and directed by Bert I. Gordon - 1960

 

The ever-prolific filmmaker hands a whole film over to a pre-teen Charles Herbert, who was that unforgettable little boy in "The Fly" -

 

Charles Herbert has scary encounters while he travels back in time but, somehow, manages to get back home to Massachusetts -

 

His constant companion, in the present and in the past, is the director's daughter, the irreplaceable Susan Gordon - 

 

Below, Charles Herbert is not that happy with Abu The Genie, who is dellghtfully played by Joe Turkel -

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Posted 18 May 2017 - 11:14 AM

Below, John David Carson as the gorgeous young man who saves us from the giant ants in "Empire of the Ants" (1977) - 

 

unfortunately, not fast enough, the star, Joan Collins, gets eaten by a giant ant (?!) -

 

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