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The assassination of the Archduke

The assassination of the Archduke

The assassination of the Archduke

The vilified heir to the Hapsburg throne wins a touching rehabilitation in this nonscholarly look at his love match and sad demise. King (A Season of Splendor: The Court of Mrs. Astor in Gilded Age New York, 2008, etc.) and Woolmans (25 Chapters of My...

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Marilyn: The Passion and the Paradox

Marilyn: The Passion and the Paradox

Marilyn: The Passion and the Paradox

Like her art, Marilyn Monroe was rooted in paradox: She was a powerful star and a childlike waif; a joyful, irreverent party girl with a deeply spiritual side; a superb friend and a narcissist; a dumb blonde and an intellectual. No previous biographer...

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Hanns and Rudolf

Hanns and Rudolf

Hanns and Rudolf

British documentary filmmaker and journalist Harding traces the lives of Auschwitz Kommandant Rudolf Höss and Hanns Alexander, a Jewish refugee from Nazism who hunted him down and brought him to justice. The author only learned about his great-uncle Hanns'...

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November 22, 1963

November 22, 1963

November 22, 1963

A mostly reverential compendium of voices touched by the promise and spirit of John F. Kennedy’s presidency—and the shock of his death. Keen observers of the president, members of his devoted staff, children of his advisers, civil rights leaders, eyewitness...

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Hugh van Cutsem obituary

Hugh van Cutsem obituary

Hugh van Cutsem obituary

published 03/09/2013 at 07:42 PM Hugh van Cutsem, who has died aged 72, was a passionate conservationist, countryman and horse-breeder, and a long-time friend and confidant of the Prince of Wales. Son of the champion trainer and millionaire bloodstock...

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Gordine Sacha

Gordine Sacha

Gordine Sacha

Sacha Gordine, prince Sacha Alexandre Gordine Gregorieff, est un producteur de cinéma , né le 27 février 1910 à Saint-Pétersbourg et mort le 8 juin 1968 à Neuilly-sur-Seine. Sacha Gordine immigre en France en 1917 pendant la révolution russe, descendant...

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Graetz Paul

Graetz Paul

Graetz Paul

Paul Graetz est un producteur de cinéma français d'origine autrichienne, né le 4 avril 1901 à Leipzig (Allemagne) et mort le 5 février 1966 à Paris. Filmographie 1929 : Le Meneur de joies 1938 : Altitude 3200 1939 : La Charrette fantôme 1943 : Untel père...

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Delamare Rosine

Delamare Rosine

Delamare Rosine

Rosine Delamare, Denise Rosemonde Delamare de son nom d'état-civil, est une costumière française, née le 11 juin 1911 à Colombes (Seine) et décédée à Paris IXe le 17 mars 2013 (à 101 ans). Au cinéma, elle débute sur Untel père et fils, tourné en 1939-1940...

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