Sunday, 9 August 2020

1967, Designs: cars, furniture, electronics, clothes II

Jaguar Pirana
- Designed by Marcello Gandini and produced by Bertone, Turin, Italy, 1967
- Based on the Jaguar 2+2 E-Type
- Unveiled at the 1967 Earl’s Court Motor Show
- It featured a Jaguar 4235 cc, L6 engine
Jaguar Pirana
Jaguar Pirana
Jaguar Pirana
Jaguar Pirana
DeTomaso Rowan
- Designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro and produced by Ghia, Turin, Italy, 1967
- Unveiled at the 1967 Turin Motor Show
- It featured an electric engine (6 Volt Battery)
DeTomaso Rowan
DeTomaso Rowan
DeTomaso Rowan
Hyaline Lounge Chair
- Designed by Fabio Lenci, Italy, 1967
- Produced by Comfort Line, Milan, Italy, 1967
Hyaline Lounge Chair
Hyaline Lounge Chair
Twiggy Lashes
- Demonstrated by Twiggy (Lesley Hornby)
- Produced by Yardley, London, UK, 1967
Twiggy Lashes
Twiggy Lashes
Gherpe table light
- Designed by Superstudio, Florence, Italy, 1967
- Produced by Poltronova, Agliana, Italy, 1967
Gherpe table light
Gherpe table light
Postcards Expo 1967, Montreal, Canada
Expo 1967, Montreal, Canada
Expo 1967, Montreal, Canada
Expo 1967, Montreal, Canada
Expo 1967, Montreal, Canada
Expo 1967, Montreal, Canada

Saturday, 1 August 2020

1966, Belgian Comics: "Suske en Wiske", "De snorrende snor"

In 1966 the reissued "Suske en Wiske" (UK: "Bob & Bobette" or "Spike and Suzy", US: "Willy and Wanda") album "De snorrende snor" ("The whirring mustache") was published. The series “Suske en Wiske” was created by Willy Vandersteen in 1945.
No 64: "De snorrende snor"
No 29: "De snorrende snor", original cover from 1957
No 64: "De snorrende snor"
- two-coloured
- first published in 1957 in blue and brown (No 29)
- never published in English
- story and drawings by Willy Vandersteen
- published in French ("Bob et Bobette") as "Le père Moustache"
- published in Icelandic (“Siggi og Vigga”) as “Ofsjónir afa gamla”
- Jerom (Jethro) was redrawn
Jerom (Jethro) in the original version (1957)
Jerom (Jethro) in the 1966 version
The story was pre-published in the newspapers "De Standaard" and "Het Nieuwsblad" from 8 September 1956 until 17 January 1957. The main characters are Suske (Spike), Wiske (Suzy), Schanulleke, aunt Sidonia, Lambik (Ambrose), Jerom (Jethro), de Snor, Gaby Snoek, professor Barabas and dinges (the thing). The album was re-edited in 1969 as No 93 in the coloured series.
Dinges (the Thing) and de Snor (the Mustache)
Wiske (Suzy), de Snor (the Mustache), Suske (Spike) and Gaby Snoek
Synopsis
Sidonia sees a mysterious figure sneaking around the house and asks Jerom (Jethro) and Lambik (Ambrose) for help. Wiske (Suzy) is to take a photograph of the mysterious man...
Schanulleke and Wiske (Suzy)
Aunt Sidonia, Lambik (Ambrose),
de Snor (the Mustache) and Wiske (Suzy)
Trivia
- story reflects the Cold War and Korean War
- story reflects the UFO rage from the 1950’s
- reference to “De familie Snoek” (“The Family Pike”) with Gaby Snoek
Aunt Sidonia and Wiske (Suzy)
Wiske (Suzy) and Suske (Spike)
professor Barabas
Cars
- unidentified lorry
- 7 unidentified cars
- unidentified police car
- Willys MB Jeep
unidentified cars
unidentified lorry
unidentified police car
Willys MB Jeep

Friday, 24 July 2020

1965, Film: "That Darn Cat!"

The American thriller-comedy "That Darn Cat!" was released on 2 December 1965 in the USA. The film produced by Walt Disney Productions and directed by Robert Stevenson, is based on the novel "Undercover Cat" by Gordon and Mildred Gordon. Main stars are Hayley Mills as Patti Randall, Dean Jones as Zeke Kelso and Dorothy Provine as Ingrid Randall. The title song was written by the Sherman Brothers and sung by Bobby Darin.


Synopsis
DC is an adventurous Siamese cat who lives with Ingrid "Inky" (Dorothy Provine) and Patricia "Patti" Randall (Hayley Mills). DC makes every evening at nine a walk teasing a local dog, swiping food, and marking vehicles with muddy paws. One night, DC follows bank robber Iggy (Frank Gorshin) into a flat where he and his partner Dan (Neville Brand) are holding bank employee Miss Margaret Miller (Grayson Hall) hostage...
Hayley Mills as Patricia "Patti" Randall
Dean Jones as FBI Agent Zeke Kelso
Roddy McDowall as Gregory Benson and Hayley Mills as Patricia "Patti" Randall
Hayley Mills as Patricia "Patti" Randall and Dean Jones as FBI Agent Zeke Kelso
Main cast
  • Hayley Mills as Patricia "Patti" Randall
  • Dean Jones as FBI Agent Zeke Kelso
  • Dorothy Provine as Ingrid Randall
  • Roddy McDowall as Gregory Benson
  • Neville Brand as Dan
  • Frank Gorshin as Iggy
  • Elsa Lanchester as Mrs. MacDougall
  • William Demarest as Mr. Wilmer MacDougall
  • Tom Lowell as Canoe Henderson
  • Ed Wynn as Mr. Hofstedder
  • Richard Eastham as FBI Supervisor Mr. Newton
  • Liam Sullivan as Agent Graham
  • Grayson Hall as Ms. Margaret Miller
  • Iris Adrian as Mrs. Tabin the Landlady
  • Richard Deacon as the drive-in theater manager
  • Ben Lessy as Burton the drive-in concessionaire
  • Don Dorrell as Spires
  • Gene Blakely as Cahill
  • Karl Held as Kelly
Hayley Mills as Patricia "Patti" Randall, Dean Jones as FBI Agent Zeke Kelso
and Dorothy Provine as Ingrid Randall
Hayley Mills as Patricia "Patti" Randall
Dean Jones as FBI Agent Zeke Kelso and Hayley Mills as Patricia "Patti" Randall
Ed Wynn as Mr. Hofstedder and Hayley Mills as Patricia "Patti" Randall
Trivia
This is the first Walt Disney film with Dean Jones and the last with Hayley Mills.


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That Darn Cat! Trailer

Wednesday, 22 July 2020

1964, Car Spotting: Bergh Border Netherlands West-Germany


Left to right

First Row, front to back
Unidentified mini bus, Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), Glas Goggomobil TS Coupé, Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), Mercedes-Benz 170 (W191), Hanomag Kurier, Mercedes-Benz 190 (W121), unidentified car.

Second Row, front to back
Auto Union 1000, Opel Rekord A, NSU Prinz 4, Opel Rekord P1, Opel Rekord P1, Bedford CA, Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), Mercedes-Benz W111/W112, Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), DAF Truck (type?).

Third Row, front to back
Mercedes-Benz W110/W111/W112, Opel Kadett A, Renault Dauphine, Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), Volkswagen 1500 (Type 3, Notchback), Volkswagen Karmann Ghia (Type 14), Lloyd / Borgward Arabella, Opel Rekord P2, Opel Rekord CarAvan P1, unidentified car, unidentified car, unidentified car, Ford Taunus 17M (P5), Opel Rekord A.

Fourth Row, front to back
Citroën ID/DS, Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), Volkswagen Transporter T1 (Type 2),
Ford Taunus Kombi (P1), Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), Ford Taunus 12M (P4), Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), Auto Union 1000, Ford Taunus 17M (P2), Volkswagen 1500 (Type 3, Notchback), unidentified car, Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle).

Fifth Row, front to back
Citroën ID/DS, Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), Opel Rekord CarAvan P2, unidentified car, Volkswagen 1500 (Type 3, Squareback), Volkswagen 1500 (Type 3, Notchback), DKW Junior, Opel Rekord Coupé P2, Opel Rekord P1, Mercedes-Benz W110, Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), unidentified car, Ford Taunus 17M (P5), Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), unidentified car, unidentified car probably Volkswagen 1500 (Type 3, Notchback).

Sixth Row, front to back
Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), Volkswagen 1500 (Type 3, Notchback), unidentified sports car, BMW 1500, Porsche 356, DKW Junior, Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), unidentified car, Mercedes-Benz W110, Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), unidentified car, unidentified car.

Seventh Row, front to back
DKW Junior, Mercedes-Benz W110, Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), unidentified car probably Opel, Opel Rekord P2, Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), unidentified car, Citroën Ami 6, unidentified car, Mercedes-Benz W110, Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle), Volkswagen Type 1 (Beetle).

Eight Row, front to back
Unidentified car, unidentified car probably Fiat 600.

Ninth Row, front to back
Citroën H Van, Ford Taunus 17M (P3), Morris Commercial J2, unidentified car, Citroën 2CV, Fiat 600.

Sunday, 19 July 2020

1963, Film and Television Awards: British Academy Awards (BAFTAs)

 
Best Film
Winner: "Lawrence of Arabia"
(David Lean, Robert Bolt, Michael Wilson, UK, 1962)

Nominees:
  • "Billy Budd" (Peter Ustinov, Robert Rossen, DeWitt Bodeen, Herman Melville, UK, 1962)
  • "A Kind of Loving" (John Schlesinger, Keith Waterhouse, Willis Hall, UK, 1962)
  • "Lola" (Jacques Demy, France / Italy, 1961)
  • "The L-Shaped Room" (Bryan Forbes, Lynne Reid Banks, UK, 1962)
  • "The Miracle Worker" (Arthur Penn, William Gibson, USA, 1962)
  • "The Manchurian Candidate" (John Frankenheimer, Richard Condon, George Axelrod, USA, 1962)
  • "Only Two Can Play" (Sidney Gilliat, Bryan Forbes, Kingsley Amis, UK, 1962)
  • "Phaedra" (Jules Dassin, Margarita Lymberaki, Greece / France / USA, 1962)
  • "West Side Story" (Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise, Ernest Lehman, Arthur Laurents, Jerome Robbins, USA, 1961)
  • "Une aussi longue absence" (Henri Colpi, Marguerite Duras, Gérard Jarlot, France / Italy, 1961)
  • "Tu ne tueras point" (Claude Autant-Lara, Jean Aurenche, Pierre Bost, France / Italy / Yugoslavia, 1961)
  • "Såsom i en spegel" (Ingmar Bergman, Sweden, 1961)
  • "Jules et Jim" (François Truffaut, Henri-Pierre Roché, Jean Gruault, France, 1962)
  • "Hadaka no shima" (Kaneto Shindô, Japan, 1960)
  • "Dama s sobachkoy" (Iosif Kheifits, Anton Chekhov, USSR, 1960)
  • "Le caporal épinglé" (Jean Renoir, Jacques Perret, Guy Lefranc, France, 1962)
  • "L'année dernière à Marienbad" (Alain Resnais, Alain Robbe-Grillet, France / Italy, 1961)

Best British Film
Winner: "Lawrence of Arabia"
(David Lean, Robert Bolt, Michael Wilson, UK, 1962)

Nominees:
  • "Billy Budd" (Peter Ustinov, Robert Rossen, DeWitt Bodeen, Herman Melville, UK, 1962)
  • "A Kind of Loving" (John Schlesinger, Keith Waterhouse, Willis Hall, UK, 1962)
  • "The L-Shaped Room" (Bryan Forbes, Lynne Reid Banks, UK, 1962)
  • "Only Two Can Play" (Sidney Gilliat, Bryan Forbes, Kingsley Amis, UK, 1962)



Best Foreign Actor
Winner: Burt Lancaster as Robert Franklin Stroud
"Birdman of Alcatraz"
(John Frankenheimer, Charles Crichton, Guy Trosper, Thomas E. Gaddis, USA, 1962)

Nominees:
  • Anthony Quinn as Auda Abu Tayi in "Lawrence of Arabia" (David Lean, Robert Bolt, Michael Wilson, UK, 1962)
  • Kirk Douglas as John W. "Jack" Burns in "Lonely Are the Brave" (David Miller, Dalton Trumbo, Edward Abbey, USA, 1962)
  • Robert Ryan as John Claggart in "Billy Budd" (Peter Ustinov, Robert Rossen, DeWitt Bodeen, Herman Melville, UK, 1962)
  • Charles Laughton as Senator Seabright Cooley in "Advise & Consent" (Otto Preminger, Allen Drury, Wendell Mayes, USA, 1962)
  • Franco Citti as Vittorio "Accattone" Cataldi in "Accattone" (Pier Paolo Pasolini, Sergio Citti, Italy, 1961)
  • George Hamilton as Fabrizio Naccarelli in "Light in the Piazza" (Guy Green, Elizabeth Spencer, Julius J. Epstein; USA, 1962)
  • Jean-Paul Belmondo as Léon Morin in "Léon Morin, prêtre" (Jean-Pierre Melville, Béatrix Beck, France / Italy, 1961)
  • Georges Wilson as Clochard in "Une aussi longue absence" (Henri Colpi, Marguerite Duras, Gérard Jarlot, France / Italy, 1961)
Best British Actor
Winner: Peter O'Toole as T.E. Lawrence
"Lawrence of Arabia"
(David Lean, Robert Bolt, Michael Wilson, UK, 1962)

Nominees:
  • Richard Attenborough as Fowle in "The Dock Brief" (James Hill, John Mortimer, Pierre Rouve, UK, 1962)
  • Alan Bates as Vic in "A Kind of Loving" (John Schlesinger, Keith Waterhouse, Willis Hall, UK, 1962)
  • James Mason as Prof. Humbert Humbert in "Lolita" (Stanley Kubrick, Vladimir Nabokov, UK / USA, 1962)
  • Peter Sellers as John Lewis in "Only Two Can Play" (Sidney Gilliat, Bryan Forbes, Kingsley Amis, UK, 1962)
  • Laurence Olivier as Graham Weir in "Term of Trial" (Peter Glenville, James Barlow, UK, 1962)
Best British Actress
Winner: Leslie Caron as Jane
"The L-Shaped Room"
(Bryan Forbes, Lynne Reid Banks, UK, 1962)

Nominees:
  • Janet Munro as Pat Harris in "Life for Ruth" (Basil Dearden, Janet Green, John McCormick, UK, 1962)
  • Virginia Maskell as Virginia Chown in "The Wild and the Willing" (Ralph Thomas, Laurence Doble, Nicholas Phipps, Mordecai Richler, Robert Sloman, UK, 1962)




Best Foreign Actress
Winner: Anne Bancroft as Annie Sullivan
"The Miracle Worker"
(Arthur Penn, William Gibson, USA, 1962)

Nominees:
  • Jeanne Moreau as Catherine in "Jules et Jim" (François Truffaut, Henri-Pierre Roché, Jean Gruault, France, 1962)
  • Anouk Aimée as Lola / Cécile in "Lola" (Jacques Demy, France / Italy, 1961)
  • Melina Mercouri as Phaedra in "Phaedra" (Jules Dassin, Margarita Lymberaki, Greece / France / USA, 1962)
  • Natalie Wood as Wilma Dean Loomis in "Splendor in the Grass" (Elia Kazan, William Inge, USA, 1961)
  • Geraldine Page as Alexandra Del Lago in "Sweet Bird of Youth" (Richard Brooks, Tennessee Williams, USA, 1962)
  • Harriet Anderson as Karin in "Såsom i en spegel" (Ingmar Bergman, Sweden, 1961)
Most Promising Newcomer
Winner: Tom Courtenay as Colin Smith
"The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner" (Tony Richardson, Alan Sillitoe, UK, 1962)

Nominees:
  • Mariette Hartley as Elsa Knudsen in "Guns In The Afternoon" (Sam Peckinpah, N.B. Stone Jr., USA, 1962)
  • Ian Hendry as Albert Argyle in "Live Now, Pay Later" (Jay Lewis, Jack Lindsay, Jack Trevor Story, UK, 1962)
  • Sarah Miles as Shirley Taylor in "Term Of Trial" (Peter Glenville, James Barlow, UK, 1962)
  • Terence Stamp as Billy Budd in "Billy Budd" (Peter Ustinov, Robert Rossen, DeWitt Bodeen, Herman Melville, UK, 1962)

Best British Screenplay
Winner: Robert Bolt
"Lawrence of Arabia"
(David Lean, Robert Bolt, Michael Wilson, UK, 1962)

Nominees:
  • Peter Ustinov and DeWitt Bodeen for (Peter Ustinov, Robert Rossen, DeWitt Bodeen, Herman Melville, UK, 1962)
  • Willis Hall and Keith Waterhouse for "A Kind of Loving" (John Schlesinger, Keith Waterhouse, Willis Hall, UK, 1962)
  • Bryan Forbes for "Only Two Can Play" (Sidney Gilliat, Bryan Forbes, Kingsley Amis, UK, 1962)
  • Geoffrey Cotterell, Ivan Foxwell for "Tiara Tahiti" (William T. Kotcheff, Geoffrey Cotterell, Ivan Foxwell, Mordecai Richler, UK, 1962)
  • Wolf Mankowitz for "Waltz Of The Toreadors" (John Guillermin, Jean Anouilh, Lucienne Hill, Wolf Mankowitz, UK, 1962