Posts Tagged With: Actor

GOLF What A Strange Foursome!

Martin Kaymer wants to play with Merkel, Smith and La Longoria … HE WAS THE WORLD’S NUMBER 1 PLAYER ONCE, in the moment he ranks in the 40s – but he can still win any tournament: the German Martin Kaymer. Asked by the German magazine „Zeit Golfen“ what his personal dream-foursome would be, he gave … Continue reading »

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HOTSPOTS Living

Follow Hakeem Kae-Kazim to „The Old Bisciut Mill“ in CapetownHe is a rising star in Hollywood, born in Nigeria, living in South Africa and he wonderful „Mr. Scott“ in the American TV hit series „Black Sails“: actor Hakeem Kae-Kazim. I met him recently by chance at the airport Zurich and asked him the plainest of … Continue reading »

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HOTELS The News To Use … (No. 15)

Sleep where a film director & his star were happy (you know them!)It’s an Italian castle near Siena in Tuscany and once it was owned by Italian movie giant Lucchino Visconti (1906-1976) who made films like „The Leopard“, „Death in Venice“ and „Ludwig II“. And his beloved star was the Austrian male beauty Helmut Berger … Continue reading »

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FILM Interesting People … (No. 46)

Meet Count Ledebur, the last real original of HollywoodHe was Austrian, a nobleman, born in 1900 and over 2 m or 6 1/2 feet tall: Friedrich Anton Maria Hubertus Bonifacius Count Ledebur-Wicheln. Profession? Horseman, soldier, engineer. Not enough? Golddigger, butler, miner, deepsea-diver, rodeo-rider, hunter, swim-teacher. Again not enough? Actor! Remember the guy in the photo? Queequeg, … Continue reading »

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ART A Story Of Glory … (No. 37)

May I introduce Tony Curtis, the painterThe first time I saw a work of art by the legendary actor Tony Curtis (1925-2010), was in „The Mark“ in New York. It was a pastel – „Flowers in a Vase“ – with which the star of „Some Like It Hot“ thanked the hotel for its splendid service. … Continue reading »

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FILM Interesting People Along The Way … (No. 35)

Remember Tom London? Probabely not. But I do Tom was an actor, born 1889 in Louisville (Kentucky – where else?) starting his movie carreer in 1903 (he told me) when he was 14, and ending in 1962 after 59 years on the set! Tom was probabely my grumpiest fried, even beating Jack Elam in this … Continue reading »

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