Like a lot of people I have been watching the Netflix series, “The Crown”. Generally I have liked it. That is until they got to the, “Lady Di” episode.

The show repeats the suggestion that she was some kind of young and charming woman that was a London “pre-school” assistant…

D-Day

When I worked on the movie, “Saving Private Ryan” where we re-created the Normandy Landing using Special Effects, I did some research and came across another interesting fact related to the real invasion itself.

There is a lot more to this story. On June 6th 1944 150,000 men and one woman hit the beaches of Normandy.That woman was Martha Gelhorn, a journalist and the third wife of Ernest Hemingway. She was going to be a credentialed reporter for Collier’s Weekly until Hemingway found out…

Slim Pickens jumping 1954

I directed the actor Slim Pickens in a TV spot for the Forest Service one time. He was an actual cowboy in his early years and then got into acting. His most famous role was in the movie, “Dr. Strangelove” where he played the character, Major ‘King’ Kong. He was…

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