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Ashy

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Kirk Douglas dies
« on: Feb 06, 2020, 09:08:08 AM »
Another famous filmstar passes on, age 103 can you believe it?
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Michael Rolls

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Re: Kirk Douglas dies
« Reply #1 on: Feb 06, 2020, 09:14:29 AM »
Sad news. Long one of my favourite actors
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Re: Kirk Douglas dies
« Reply #2 on: Feb 06, 2020, 09:17:04 AM »
Very sad, but what a life he had. R.I.P. Kirk.

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Re: Kirk Douglas dies
« Reply #3 on: Feb 06, 2020, 09:35:24 AM »
More surprising is that he is survived by his wife of 65 years who herself is 100!

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Re: Kirk Douglas dies
« Reply #4 on: Feb 07, 2020, 10:00:29 AM »
He was one of the greats
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Re: Kirk Douglas dies
« Reply #5 on: Feb 07, 2020, 10:19:19 AM »
I'm Spartacus
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Re: Kirk Douglas dies
« Reply #6 on: Feb 07, 2020, 08:09:53 PM »
He was so good in ‘sword and sandals’ roles and Westerns that, to me, seeing him a suit seemed out of place somehow
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Re: Kirk Douglas dies
« Reply #7 on: Feb 07, 2020, 08:11:47 PM »
He was never one of my favourites but I add my condolences to the rest.

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Re: Kirk Douglas dies
« Reply #8 on: Feb 07, 2020, 10:17:39 PM »
Van Goch, Sparticus, great films he was a star, don't make them like that any more.

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Re: Kirk Douglas dies
« Reply #9 on: Feb 07, 2020, 11:31:56 PM »
 Many of his better films were ones he produced as well as starred in like 'Lust For Life', 'The Vikings' and 'Paths Of Glory'..Had enough confidence in his talent to put his own money in. It paid off though. To a modern eye (ish) he had a definite tendency to overact a bit, imo..
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Re: Kirk Douglas dies
« Reply #10 on: Feb 08, 2020, 05:18:36 AM »
allegedly he was a 'method' actor Zoon
the story goes that while rehearsing the role Spartacus on the cross he was laid on the floor arms wide practising his speech  when Peter Ustinoff came in, laid down beside him arms also out and said "theres a phone-call for you Spartacus"
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Re: Kirk Douglas dies
« Reply #11 on: Feb 08, 2020, 12:06:32 PM »
 ;D  Dunno 'bout the 'method' acting..Him. Brando, D Day-Lewis, Pacino, DeNiro et al..Seems like a good excuse for being a hard-to-live-with, pain-in-the-arse drama queen to me. I'd ask their families first..
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Re: Kirk Douglas dies
« Reply #12 on: Feb 09, 2020, 12:31:13 PM »



'Ace In A Hole'.. He was reporting on a man trapped underground..
  I was very young when I watched it but it left a great impression on me.
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Re: Kirk Douglas dies
« Reply #13 on: Feb 09, 2020, 01:36:38 PM »
I remember that Scrumpy but wasn't it a little boy in the hole? (makes a change from toads I suppose)
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