Raquel Welch Wigs vs. Ray Harryhausen Monsters

Raquel Welch wigs vs. Ray Harryhausen dinosaurs Raquel Welch wigs vs. Ray Harryhausen monsters: One Million Years B.C. [See previous post: "Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan Dies."] Without Charles H. Schneer as producer, Ray Harryhausen created the visual effects for the 1966 camp classic One Million Years B.C. – though, admittedly, his work in that movie played second fiddle to Raquel Welch's physical effects as […]

Raquel Welch Quotes: 'Myra Breckenridge' & Mae West

Raquel Welch quotes on Mae West: A few years ago, Raquel Welch reminisced about Mae West (photo), with whom she co-starred in 20th Century Fox's 1970 epic disaster Myra Breckinridge. “I found her surreal," Welch recalled. "Here was this star from the '30s who had this unbelievably different way of doing things. Now she's doing this movie in 1969/70, and she's never made a color […]

Raquel Welch on TCM

Spencer Tracy, Judy Holliday, Katharine Hepburn in George Cukor's Adam's Rib Raquel Welch is the guest programmer tonight on Turner Classic Movies. Welch and Robert Osborne will be introducing and discussing four Hollywood classics: Adam's Rib (1949), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), and To Have and Have Not (1945). One thing those movies have in common is strong roles for […]

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Raquel Welch Present Katharine Hepburn & Humphrey Bogart Movies

Basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will join Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne to present four of his favorite films in TCM's “Guest Programmer” series on Monday, March 22. Most “Guest Programmer” evenings are devoted to the best-known old classics, and Abdul-Jabbar (and Raquel Welch's on April 1) will be no exception. Abdul-Jabbar's tough-guy flicks consist of two of Humphrey Bogart's and two of John Wayne's […]

'Myra Breckinridge' Review: Raquel Welch and Mae West in Cult Classic

Myra Breckinridge. Has anybody ever said anything good about this movie? Not that it's a cinematic masterpiece or even one of the must-see worst cult movies ever made, but Myra does have its place for bad-movie lovers. The director, Michael Sarne, has to take the blame for some of the film's disjointed, confusing unevenness. From all I have read, it was his baby all the […]