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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Classic Stars Match Play #7 - Ray Milland vs Stewart Granger (Rumble in the UK)

A pair of distinguished actors take to the ring for our next classic stars match play. Let's list their stats so we can get this match underway quickly shall we. Starts tonight and will run thru Sunday noon. Good luck gents.


"So Paulette, you just won the last match play...
any tips on how to beat Stewart?"

Name: Reginald Alfred John Truscott-Jones
Birth Date: January 3, 1905 (Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, UK)
Height: 6' 2"
Academy Awards: 1 nomination, 1 win (Best Actor: The Lost Weekend - 1945)
Monties: no nominations so far...
My favorite Ray Milland film: close call...between The Lost Weekend and Dial
M For Murder
Match Play record: 0-1 (got crushed by Jimmy Stewart 46-13 in first round
of favorite classic actor tournament)



"Not now Grace, I have a match to play!"

Name: James Lablanche Stewart
Birth Date: May 6, 1913 (Kensington, London, England, UK)
Height: 6' 3"
Academy Awards: no nominations..which is a little shocking
Monties: none so far, but I've yet to reach the 50's..his era when he
was in his we'll see
My favorite Stewart Granger film: that's an easy one...
King Solomon's Mines
Match Play record: 0-0 (this is his first match)

1 comment:

Patti said...

Oh, wow, this one is tough. Formerly, I would have said Ray Milland, but I have just begun to discover Stewart Granger, and I like him alot. Tough choice!


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