Tony Curtis cut-out from Sgt Pepper's album
antiquestradegazette.comTony Curtis cut-out from Sgt Pepper's album cover up at auctionantiquestradegazette.comIt was not juts cardboard cut-outs, however. British actress Diana Dors was one of a handful of waxwork figures included in the front row of the Sgt Pepper's cover. The original Diana Dors portrait bust sold at Cooper Owen Auctions of Kensington ...and more »
Posted on 5 June 2017 | 2:42 am
This week's best radio: the woman who ran
The GuardianThis week's best radio: the woman who ran away to MexicoThe GuardianThus you get Diana Dors on Desert Island Discs, Alan Bennett reading Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Benny Green's look at Max Miller, Dylan Thomas reading his poetry and even John Sessions and Robbie Coltrane playing Laurel and Hardy.
Posted on 3 June 2017 | 3:02 am
How the 'Sgt. Pepper' cover might have
CNNHow the 'Sgt. Pepper' cover might have looked today 50 years ago its faces were overwhelmingly white and male. But ...CNNLahiri Mahasaya (guru) 50. Lewis Carroll (author) 51. T.E. Lawrence (...of Arabia) 52. Sonny Liston (boxer) 53-56. The Beatles (wax figures) 57. Albert Einstein (physicist) 58. Bobby Breen (singer) 59. Marlene Dietrich (actor) 60. Diana Dors (actor) 61 ...5 Historical Figures Erased from the “Sgt. Pepper” CoverHistorySteve Smith: A review of the Yardbirds and Robby Krieger at Simi Valley, plus 'Sgt. Pepper's" 50th anniversaryLA Daily NewsSgt Pepper at 50: Liverpool music aficionados share their take on groundbreaking albumYour Moveall 176 news articles »
Posted on 31 May 2017 | 5:24 pm
Former Bond girl pays tribute to Sir Roger
Norwich Evening NewsFormer Bond girl pays tribute to Sir Roger Moore at Norfolk film screeningNorwich Evening News“Working with legendary MGM glamour girl Ava Gardner and sex symbol Diana Dors was a thrill, with neither acting the diva to a young actress. “Legends Alec Guinness and John Gielgud too were easy to talk to and never pulled rank. It was an honour to be ...Pierce Brosnan Writes Tribute to Roger Moore: 'We Fell in Love With a Magnificent Actor'Varietyall 61 news articles »
Posted on 31 May 2017 | 3:04 am
Mystery Solved: How the Beatles Chose the
Heat StreetMystery Solved: How the Beatles Chose the Faces for the Cover of Sgt. Pepper AlbumHeat StreetThere were six life-sized wax models: the Beatles, along with Sonny Liston, former heavyweight champion of the world, and British sex symbol Diana Dors. Liston and Dors put in their appearances simply because the Blakes were able to borrow the wax ...and more »
Posted on 30 May 2017 | 1:14 pm
Frightening verse: that Morrissey library in
It concerns the short-lived careers of a a number of obscure actors: everyone from Morrissey obsession Rita Tushingham (of A Taste Of Honey fame), matinee idol Tab Hunter, James Dean associate Sal Mineo, and blonde bombshells Diana Dors and Jayne Mansfield.
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 2:58 am
Diana Dors' Maserati set to go under hammer
A SPORTS car bought by Diana Dors after she saw it on display at a car show is expected to sell for £575,000. The Swindon-born screen siren, known as England’s answer to Marilyn Monroe, went along to the 1964 Earl’s Court Motor Show to get some press ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 12:01 am
Diana Dors' Maserati expected to fetch
A stunning Maserati bought by Diana Dors after she saw it on display at a car show is expected to sell for £575,000. The screen siren, known as England's Marilyn Monroe, went along to the 1964 Earl's Court Motor to get some press publicity. And when she ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 1:50 am
RM Sotheby’s London 2015 – Auction
The car in question is the 1964 Earls Court Motor Show car, which was sold new to British screen icon, Diana Dors, commonly known as the ‘English Marilyn Monroe’. One of 20 right-hand-drive Spiders built, the Mistral is presented in fully restored ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
The Kray Twins' London: Legendary spots
Tom Hardy's new film is as much an exploration of the twins as a celebration of London. With celebrities such as Diana Dors and Frank Sinatra perfuming their world with glamour, the Krays were the East End Mafia, but their influence went far further ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 3:30 am