An extraordinary collection of home-videos has been uploaded to YouTube taken by Roddy McDowall and his friends. And what friends!
Clips include Natalie Wood, Paul Newman, Simone Signoret, Jack Lemmon, Jane Powell, Rock Hudson, Chrisopher Plummer, Jane Fonda, Julie Andrews, Lauren Bacall, Sal Mineo, Robert Redford, Kirk Douglas, Hope Lange and Merle Oberon. The videos are from the mid 60s.
Jane Fonda and Julie Andrews on Malibu Beach 1965:
Jack Lemmon at home, Rock Hudson at his Hollywood Hills home 1965:
Natalie Wood Paul Newman Jane Powell Malibu 1965:
See the others here.
Graham Spicer is a writer, director and photographer in Milan, blogging (under the name ‘Gramilano’) about dance, opera, music and photography for people “who are a bit like me and like some of the things I like”. He was a regular columnist for Opera Now magazine and wrote for the BBC until transferring to Italy.
His scribblings have appeared in various publications from Woman’s Weekly to Gay Times, and he wrote the ‘Danza in Italia’ column for Dancing Times magazine.