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    Tribute to a Hollywood mum

    By Mark Beaumont – October 26th, 2007: Bury Free Press She was a Hollywood legend to many, immortalised after roles in The King and I and her clinch in the surf with Burt Lancaster in From Here To Eternity, but to one Wattisfield woman, Golden Globe Award-winning actress Deborah Kerr was also known as mum. She had two daughters, Melanie Bartley and Francesca Shrapnel, and spent her last two years living close to Francesca’s Wattisfield home. “I always loved her in The Sundowners with Robert Mitchum. That was a great favourite of hers,” said Francesca. “She was just wonderful. She had already had five Academy nominations and she thought if she…

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    John Kerr Dies at 81.

    John Kerr, who played the young boy who falls in love for Deborah’s character in Tea and Sympathy (both the film and the play) died on February 2nd due to a heart failure. I must admit there were many things about him that surprised me in this short obituary from the Times. I hardly new anything about him other than his performances. It seems he was quite a man. I have no doubt that he will be hugely missed by many. Rest in peace. Link to Times article: John Kerr dies at 81

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    Acera de la marina: Réquiem

    El propio Peter aprovechó sus memorias para despedirse y explicar que vivir en Marbella «me proporciona la falsa sensación de confort que ahuyenta el conocimiento cada vez mayor de mi propia impermanencia». - Gracias agsmadrid por este artículo!

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    El héroe de guerra que amaba los gatos

    Escritor y guionista de cine, Viertel llegó a la Costa del Sol con Deborah Kerr. En la vivienda-cortijo que adquirió en los 60, quedan sus últimos gatos. Ayer traté de imaginar qué habría dicho Peter si hubiera estado en la inauguración de su calle. Alguna barbaridad, seguro. This article is already translated.