Poseidon Adventure, The (1972): Irwin Allen’s Oscar-Winning Disaster Film (New Year)

The film was produced by Irwin Allen, directed by Ronald Neame, with a script by Stirling Silliphnat and Wendell Mayes that’s loosely Paul Gallico’s novel about a cruise ship capsized by an enormous tidal wave. The survivors, trapped in the upside-down vessel, try to find their way to the bottom of the ship, which is […]

Oscar Actors: Kelly, Gene–Background, Career, Awards

November 25, 2020 Gene Kelly Career Summary: Occupational Inheritance: No Social Class: Middle; father phonograph salesman Race/Ethnicity/Religion Family: Education: Training: Teacher/Inspirational Figure: Radio Debut: TV Debut: Stage Debut: Broadway Debut: Film Debut: Breakthrough Role: Oscar Role: Other Noms: Other Awards: Frequent Collaborator: Screen Image: character actor Last Film: Career Output: Film Career Span: Marriage: Politics: […]

Oscar Actors: Scheider, Roy–Background, Career, Awards

Scheider was nominated for two Oscar Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and a BAFTA Award.

Crown, The: British Culture Minister Calls for Fiction Label on Netflix Hit Series

“I fear a generation of viewers who did not live through these events may mistake fiction for fact,” said culture secretary Oliver Dowden. 

Oscar Actors: Pidgeon, Walter–Background, Career, Awards

He earned two Academy Award for Best Actor nominations for his roles in Mrs. Miniver (1942) and Madame Curie (1943).