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REGALING ABOUT RICHARD BURTON BLOGATHON: Becket (1964)

Caftan Woman Posted by on Dec 4, 2018

Gill is hosting the Regaling About Richard Burton Blogathon at her site Realweegiemidget Reviews.  Click HERE for the tributes to the revered actor. A historical drama and a character study, Becket tackles such weighty subjects as politics, faith, the divine right of kings, love, jealou read more

5 Things You May Not Know about Richard Burton

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by minooallen on Feb 13, 2017

5 Things You May Not Know about Richard Burton   Like the fact that he was very handsome but, then again, I guess we already knew that ….. 1.) English was his second language His native Wales in the background Yup, despite his reputation as one of the great Shakespearean actors and one of the read more

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton

Old Hollywood Films Posted by Amanda Garrett on Apr 23, 2016

Today, I'm writing about the legendary romance between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. This article is part of The Star-Studded Couple Blogathon hosted by Phyllis Loves Classic Movies. There have been many star-studded couples in old Hollywood history, but none have lived, loved, and made read more

Quote of the Week: Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Aug 2, 2015

Image Source She was a rogue wave, a loose electron, an arrow aimed straight for his ailing heart. -Sophia Loren, about Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton Quote Source read more

Becket (1964) – As Film and As History with Richard Burton and Peter O’Toole

Classic Film Freak Posted by Greg Orypeck on May 25, 2015

Share This! “It’s funny!  It’s too funny!  Becket is the only intelligent man in my kingdom, and he’s against me.”—— King Henry II (Peter O’Toole) Musicals have always been a part of movie magic, as well as other genres, even those lying outside the standard staples of drama and comedy, read more

Becket (1964) – As Film and As History with Richard Burton and Peter O’Toole

Classic Film Freak Posted by Greg Orypeck on May 25, 2015

Share This! “It’s funny!  It’s too funny!  Becket is the only intelligent man in my kingdom, and he’s against me.”—— King Henry II (Peter O’Toole) Musicals have always been a part of movie magic, as well as other genres, even those lying outside the standard staples of drama and comedy, read more

Sea Wife (1957) with Richard Burton and Joan Collins

Classic Film Freak Posted by Orson De Welles on Feb 5, 2015

Share This! One of the Most Challenging Stories of Faith Ever Told! Once upon a time, Joan Collins wasn’t the queen bitch on Dynasty and Richard Burton hadn’t crumbled into the alchoholic mess which resulted in his early death in 1984. Once upon a time, dear readers, they were esteemed a read more

Sea Wife (1957) with Richard Burton and Joan Collins

Classic Film Freak Posted by Orson De Welles on Feb 5, 2015

Share This! One of the Most Challenging Stories of Faith Ever Told! Once upon a time, Joan Collins wasn’t the queen bitch on Dynasty and Richard Burton hadn’t crumbled into the alchoholic mess which resulted in his early death in 1984. Once upon a time, dear readers, they were esteemed a read more

How many Films did Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton Star in Together?

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Annmarie Gatti on Mar 27, 2014

  How many Films did Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton Star in Together? Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor and  as Antony and Cleopatra in Cleopatra (1963, directors Joseph L. Mankiewicz,  Rouben Mamoulian [uncredited] and Darryl F. Zanuck [uncredited]) Elizabeth Taylor and Richard read more

News From the Lake: Richard Burton to Get Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame/

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by Kristen on Feb 17, 2013

Figured I’d delve into a quick News From the Lake update for everyone.  Exciting news courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox that I really wanted to discuss as well as a Lake Update for March!  A dual post, so let’s see what’s going on! It surprises me to find out who doesn’t read more

Richard Burton to Receive Posthumous Star on Walk of Fame

Sittin' on a Backyard Fence Posted by Jill Blake on Feb 17, 2013

Fans of Richard Burton have long argued his acting is often underrated and under-appreciated. This is most likely because of his famous, or shall we say infamous marriage(s) to Elizabeth Taylor. Their romantic and sometimes volatile relationship was followed by millions of loving fans all around read more

Golden Age on the Printed Page: The Richard Burton Diaries

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by Kristen on Dec 19, 2012

The Richard Burton Diaries is a thick 704 pages, but it is the encompassing look at the famous actor in his own words.  The book itself is a diary filled with stories of Burton’s everyday life, his relationship with Elizabeth Taylor, and the minutiae of his existence.  The minute details do read more

Book Review-- Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Oct 20, 2011

[We are] a lovely charming decadent hopeless couple. –Richard Burton I don’t want to be that much in love ever again. . .I didn’t reserve anything. I gave everything away. . .my soul, my being, everything. –Elizabeth Taylor I shall miss you with passion and wild regret. & read more

Great On Screen Couples: Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by monty on Feb 14, 2011

As I write this post, I just learned Liz has been admitted to a hospital for congestive heart failure, so I may get a little emotional as I write. I pray everything turns out fine for her and she will be home soon. Now onto my post about her and Richard Burton, one of the most well known and fiery read more

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