Meanwhile, in Phuket Saruman meets Simon Templar. Or was that Dracula and Lord Sinclair?
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three I love this ﬁlm. Robert Shaw was one of the best villains ever. And it’s probably Walter Matthau’s best performance. The score was amazing. Shows you don’t need explosions every second to make a thriller. Shame they keep remaking it—both the Edward James Olmos and the John Travolta ones struggle by comparison.
Hello Dolly Dolly Parton sings ‘I Will Always Love You’ in 1974, a year after she wrote it. It seems more real and heartfelt performed by the composer of the song.
As one YouTube commenter wrote, ‘When Whitney sings it, I think of how great a singer Whitney is / When Dolly sings it, my heart breaks from the beauty of the song and message’.
Haggerty started it Could Patrick Mower be the ﬁrst actor to say ‘Get your trousers on. You’re nicked’ on telly? I’m pretty sure this phrase comes from Special Branch and not The Sweeney.