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Sandusky RegisterRun Ross RunSandusky Register... 1967: At the Movies: “Born Free” with Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers, “The Trouble with Angels” with Hayley Mills, “Dr. Zhivago” with Omar Sharif and Julie Christie, “Tobruk” with Rock Hudson and George Peppard, and Walt Disney's”Monkeys Go Home!
Posted on 26 March 2017 | 6:45 am
Actress describes living with a lion in her
Get SurreyActress describes living with a lion in her back garden in SurreyGet SurreyBAFTA award winning actress, Virgina McKenna, has spoken to Get Surrey about the time she and her husband kept a lion in the garden of their Surrey home. The couple first met Christian the lion when they visited the Chelsea shop, Sophisticat, looking ...
Posted on 25 March 2017 | 11:06 am
Born Free star calls for crackdown on zoos
NW Evening MailBorn Free star calls for crackdown on zoos after Dalton animal death scandalNW Evening MailA NATIONAL zoo inspectorate must be created to protect animals, the actress and wildlife campaigner Virginia McKenna has said after almost 500 animals died at Dalton Zoo. The Born Free Foundation, the charity McKenna founded after she starred in the ...
Posted on 23 March 2017 | 8:02 am
Born Free star wants a crackdown on zoos -
The Times (subscription)Born Free star wants a crackdown on zoosThe Times (subscription)A national zoo inspectorate must be introduced to prevent animal cruelty, the actress and wildlife campaigner Virginia McKenna has said. The Born Free Foundation, the charity McKenna founded after starring in the 1966 film Born Free about an orphaned ...
Posted on 22 March 2017 | 5:01 pm
Stars gathering this evening for Windsor
Windsor ObserverStars gathering this evening for Windsor charity showWindsor ObserverAlso contributing will be the great Virginia McKenna OBE - star of Born Free and a legendary animal welfare campaigner, Antony Costa from Blue, Richard Hadfield from Collabro – winners of Britain's Got Talent and a host of other famous faces. The ...
Posted on 17 March 2017 | 8:11 am
Cats Head to SMU Invite to Begin 2015
Arizona also welcomes three transfers (Anna Panagiotakopoulos - West Virginia, McKenna Painton - Cal State Fullerton and Mackenzie Kleespies - James Madison) all of whom were the primary liberos t their previous schools. UA has led the conference in digs ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 3:00 pm
Why The Battle of Waterloo Began With
Well, not at the 1815 Brussels original, of course, but at its re-enactment in 1969 by Sergei Bondarchuk for Waterloo, a movie in which Christopher Plummer played Wellington, Virginia McKenna the Duchess, and Rod Steiger a doughy Napoleon. I was covering ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 3:01 pm
Bill Bryson And Sandi Toksvig To Appear At
Fellow wildlife campaigner Virginia McKenna (of the Born Free Foundation) will talk about African animals, while the Flower Appreciation Society gives you a chance to make your own floral headband. Throw in Bill Bryson, Richard E. Grant, Andrew Marr ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 8:06 pm
Drilling for oil and gas on Leith Hill gets
LHAG chairman Patrick Nolan thanked campaign supporters, who included Coldharbour resident and activist Virginia McKenna and actor Brian Blessed, for their efforts. "We are naturally disappointed at the decision which has been announced," he wrote in the ...
Posted on 16 August 2015 | 4:56 pm
Pet Tales: Cecil has become a lion martyr
The “Born Free” theme song won an Academy Award. The human stars of the movie, Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers, gave up their acting careers to become animal activists. They helped start the Born Free organizations — in 1984 in the UK and 1994 in ...
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 1:09 am