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*contains spoilers Writer Daphne du Maurier (1907-89 heart failure) wrote a kind of loose trilogy of novels set in Cornwall in South West England which were turned into movies and they were Jamaica Inn (1939), Rebecca (1940) and Frenchman’s Creek (1944). Alfred Hitchcock directed two of these titles – Jamaica Inn and Rebecca – while…

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*contains spoilers The singer David Bowie (1947-2016 liver cancer) arrived on the scene officially in 1967 with his song The Laughing Gnome which was the same year the Amicus Productions movie The Terrornauts (1967) was released on a double bill with They Came from Beyond Space (1967) in Bowie’s home country of Great Britain. The…

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