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Richard Lester on making ‘A Hard Day’s Night’

By Ray Bennett Sixty years ago today, a little rock’n’roll movie titled ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ starring the Beatles was released in the U.K. Their first album had come out less than eighteen months earlier, their singles were topping the … Continue reading

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The serious side of Playboy’s Hugh Hefner

By Ray Bennett LONDON – At the Festival de Cannes in 1999, the Croisette was filled with promotions for “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me” and the buzzword was “shagadelic”. When The Hollywood Reporter Cannes Daily ran a picture … Continue reading

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