Marlon’s Bride: constructing Anna Kashfi

  ‘I cannot remember when an East Indian actress has been signed in Hollywood. But Anna Kashi, after an impressive colour test, was nabbed by MGM. … She has been called “the Grace Kelly of India” because of her beauty and charm.’”   – Louella O. Parsons   Marlon Brando is one of those figures who … Continue readings

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IWM classics: Trial by Battle

  We’ve already waxed lyrical about the IWM’s republishing of four Second World War literary classics this month. By doing so, it’s giving voice to men and women who wrote so beautifully and poignantly about a great, brutal war. David Piper’s extraordinary Trial By Battle is the second book we’re reviewing and it is quite … Continue readings

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