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Lucky Man: Remembering Hartley Steward

When Hartley Steward was the London correspondent for the Toronto Sun, he got to be friends with Vic Chapman, the Canadian who at the time was the press secretary to Prince Charles. Vic and his wife were provided with the

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The Ghosts At Their Underwoods

The ghosts are always at their Underwoods now, and I seem to be walking around with a constantly heavy heart in memory of them. Last week, Greg Quill, old neighbour, friend, Star colleague, and erstwhile screenwriting partner made his exit.

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Me and the Duke

In 1975, I went down to Newport Beach, California to interview John Wayne at the rambling seaside bungalow where he had lived for ten years. Wayne promptly pumped me full of tequila, a drink I had never had before, and

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