Tag Archives: Norman Jewison

When Topol stood me up to go off to war

By Ray Bennett LONDON – “Fiddler on the Roof’ star Chaim Topol cancelled my interview with him in June 1967 but he had a very good reason. He left his starring role of Tevye in the West End hit production … Continue reading

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Norman Jewison on film music and the ‘Thomas Crown Affair’

By Ray Bennett GHENT, BELGIUM: Canadian filmmaker Norman Jewison  was presented with the Joseph Plateau Award for lifetime achievement at the 38th Ghent Film Festival in Belgium. Jewison has had an outstanding career as director and producer of major Hollywood … Continue reading

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TIFF: Sunshine, music and Liona Boyd at the CFC picnic

One of the treats at the Toronto International Film Festival is Norman Jewison’s annual picnic at the Canadian Film Centre and it was a pleasure there today to meet the London-born Canadian classical guitarist Liona Boyd. We have Notting Hill, … Continue reading

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