While engaged to Franchot Tone she began an affair with B-movie king Tom Neal. Payton decided to leave Tone for Neal and that decision resulted in one of the most infamous celebrity brawls in Hollywood history. Tone and Neal went at each other in the courtyard of Payton’s home in Hollywood. When it was over Barbara Payton had a black eye and a reputation as trouble.
By the time it was all over at least 20 people had died and dozens had been injured. What did Orson Welles get for provoking a little pre-Pearl Harbor fear? He got the chance to go to Hollywood, make Citizen Kane, and marry Rita Hayworth. Paez and Alcaras were a little less lucky. Alcaras was arrested almost immediately.
Maybe Murray is comfortable with his level of wealth. Or maybe, just maybe, he would prefer not to be involved with a project that, as of now at least, would seem to one day exist only for the same of commercialism than for any obvious aesthetic reason.
Maybe this apparent fascination with what lies beneath the superhero costumes work in movies is just a sing of the times. Or, maybe, there really is not all that much fascination. Maybe the release of news that these two actors are going free and wild beneath the costumes is just not really all that important to movie fans.
Veronica entices with the lurid promises of the bad girl. Yes, of course, Veronica would be a handful, but the result would be worth it. Nothing gained too easily is worth gaining, after all. Blondes may have more fun, but brunettes are more fun.
The motto expressed above means “to be rather than to seem” and within that simple concept lies a bottomless pit of hypocrisy. Presidential candidates seem to be interested in the issues, yet waste our time by talking about terrorists from forty years ago nobody cares about and attacking the media as the cause of their intellectual failings.
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON ASSOCIATEDCONTENT.COM, AUGUST 9, 2008 Bob Newhart is one of the towering figures…
In fact, if you ever get the opportunity to see one of the original Dammit Dolls based on Thomas Dam’s model you may be taken aback. The faces bear a distinctly more simian look than modern day troll dolls. In fact, Thomas Dam’s originals look more like George W. Bush than Legolas.
Cell phone users are quickly becoming one of the most egregious abusers of the First…