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*contains spoilers While he was filming Longstreet, Jimmy set up the James Franciscus Celebrity Tennis Classic to raise money for the now politically incorrect titled charitable organisation Foundation for Retarded Children of the Desert. Held in the Palm Desert area, the classic appears to have run a few years and should have helped Jimmy get…

Read more The Cult of the James Franciscus Facial Tan Club (Part Two)

*contains spoilers Ashley is an interesting actress, big in the theatre, with a distinctive voice. She was nominated for a Golden Globe way back in 1965 for her role in The Carpetbaggers. It is there she met her future husband George Peppard (1928-94 lung cancer). She took time out to have a child and reportedly…

Read more Enter the Hong Kong Action Trio of Director Robert Clouse (Part Two)

*contains spoilers Director Robert Clouse (1928-97 kidney failure) is no great shakes when it comes to directing and his name isn’t up there with the greats. But he started off well in the early to mid-1960s when two of his short films were nominated for Oscars. He had one massive hit with Bruce Lee’s (1940-73…

Read more Enter the Hong Kong Action Trio of Director Robert Clouse (Part One)