December 3, 2011 |
After appearing as James Bond in seven hit films beginning with 1973's "Live and Let Die" and concluding with 1985's "A View to a Kill," Roger Moore put his acting career on the back burner. For two decades, he has devoted much of his time to being a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF, and was knighted in 2003 for his charity work. But Saturday, he returns in Hallmark Channel's holiday fantasy "A Princess for Christmas. " Moore, 84, plays the fabulously wealthy Edward Duke of Castlebury, who invites his estranged young American niece, nephew and their aunt to his castle in the snowy countryside of a fictional European country (the film was shot in Romania)
August 23, 1988 |
Some people say that impending nuclear war is the issue of the 20th Century. For P. G. Wodehouse, who wrote from 1901 until his death at 93 in 1975, the real issues are: --Will Bertram Wooster's aunt really deny him the food of her chef, Anatole ("God's gift to gastronomic juices"), if Bertie refuses to tap-dance and sing "Sonny Boy" in public?