Tony Curtiss dies at 85

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  1. Torch

    Torch Well-Known Member

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    Always liked the movie Boeing Boeing Boeing I think with Virna Lisi.............
     
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    A shame, another screen icon gone. Time to put "Some Like It Hot" on the dvd player..

    R.I.P. Tony.
     
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    Just read this on yahoo. His inflection in his voice always distracted me, the same with Cary Grant. I don't know of anyone who talks like that, but maybe that's what set them apart.
     
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    Just watched Operation Petticoat the other night. Hard to believe he's gone.
     
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    Operation Petticoat is such a good movie! Ok, gotta search Amazon for it now.
     
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    Great actor and a WWII vet. He was wounded on Guam.
     
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    My Uncle Joe knew him and apparently they used to go clubbing together. Great actor, always liked his 60s films.
     
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    i remember him in the Big Top where he is a trapeze artist and as i recall? he actually was for a time
     
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    Wow, I had no idea he was a WW2 Vet and wounded at Guam :salute:
     
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    I liked "The Great Race," along with several other of his movies. Seemed like a nice guy and I can't remember ever hearing a bad word about him.
     
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    :salute: An actor such as actors should be.

    Gotta hit Amazon now, too...Operation Petticoat is great!
     
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    night fighter, yea, forgot about that one what a funny movie. love the way his smile reflects light
     
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    There was a Viking movie wth him and Kirk Douglas that was great. Sad to lose him.
     
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    yea, another one i now remember, called The Viking, Ernest Borgnine was in it too and vivian leigh. didn't tony marry her?
     
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    Thats it! She was some queen that Douglas got and Curtis worked to free her or something. Borgnine played Douglas' father.
     
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    Sad News...RIP Tony...
     
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    Yeah Mike. Vivian was his first wife and they are the parents of Jamie Lee Curtis.
     
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    thanks thor, i have several of his movies in my collection. great race is one of my favorites. not a tony curtis movie but for this forum do you all remember "Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines"
     
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    loved that movie (...men and their flying machines)! anytime he teamed up with jack lemmon it was a good movie!
     
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    Loved that movie!!

    Just remembered - he and Kirk Douglas also teamed up for "Spartacus" by Stanley Kubrick. Great movie.
     
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