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Charlton Heston – photos and quotes

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Charlton Heston Ben-Hur

“Somebody once approached Kirk Douglas and said they had enjoyed his performance in Ben-Hur. So he said, ‘That wasn’t me, that was another fellow.’ And the man said, ‘Well, if you aren’t Burt Lancaster, who the hell are you?’” — Charlton Heston Photo: Ben-Hur (1959)   “I think being brought up in a remote place […]

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Gary Cooper – photos and quotes

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"I've learned to like Hollywood and everyone in it....I miss the country, and I miss a lot of fine folks. But I'll never go back to that. There's too much routine, and I've learned to live on excitement." -- Gary Cooper (Bizarre Los Angeles)

“I’ve learned to like Hollywood and everyone in it….I miss the country, and I miss a lot of fine folks. But I’ll never go back to that. There’s too much routine, and I’ve learned to live on excitement.” — Gary Cooper Source: Edward Churchill (1931)   Cooper at two years old.   “I know that […]

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Marilyn Monroe – Photos and Quotes

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Bizarre Los Angeles MARILYN MONROE 1952 FRANK POWOLNY

“All this publicity makes me a little shy and afraid. I’m afraid that people will expect too much of me, right now when I’ve only started my acting career.” — Marilyn Monroe in 1952. Photographer: Frank Powolny (1952)   “My father’s occupation is listed as ‘baker’ on my birth certificate, but that isn’t why they […]