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Origins Of The Bermuda Triangle Myth

Origins Of The Bermuda Triangle Myth

Scores of ships and planes are said to have vanished without trace over the centuries in a vast triangular area of ocean with imaginary points in Bermuda, Florida and Puerto Rico — the so-called Bermuda Triangle. Christopher Columbus — on his initial voyage of discovery to the New World in 1492 — is the first to have recorded anomalous... Read more of this article

“Shining” Producer To Hold Bermuda Workshop

“Shining” Producer To Hold Bermuda Workshop

The compelling opening sequence of the 1980 Stanley Kubrick classic “The Shining” features what might be called a demon’s-eye-view of alcoholic school teacher Jack Torrance [Jack Nicholson] driving up into the Colorado mountains to meet his fate at an isolated hotel resort built on the site of an old Native American burial ground. The... Read more of this article

Freeman’s Bermuda Voyage Of Self-Discovery

Freeman’s Bermuda Voyage Of Self-Discovery

All sailors have occasionally found themselves in peril on the sea — and Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman is no exception, revealing how a stormy passage from Bermuda to New York aboard a 30-foot sailboat proved to be a cathartic voyage of self-discovery. Mr. Freeman [pictured] — who won an Oscar for “Million Dollar Baby”... Read more of this article

Video: Michael Jackson Rocks Bermuda’s World

Video: Michael Jackson Rocks Bermuda’s World

When self-styled Peter Pan Of Pop Michael Jackson descended on Bermuda in June, 1991 with 11-year-old child star Macaulay Culkin in tow, a media frenzy broke out at the Princess Hotel in Hamilton. The local press — which for decades has taken a hands-off approach to visiting celebrities, allowing them to enjoy their Bermuda vacations unmolested... Read more of this article

Island Ignited Bee Gees’ Musical “Fever”

Island Ignited Bee Gees’ Musical “Fever”

The lyrics to one of their 1976 hits ran “What you doin’ on your back/You should be dancing, yeah/Dancing, yeah …” and the following year the entire world was doing just that when three songs written by the superstar Gibb brothers in Bermuda topped the international music charts. “Stayin’ Alive”, the Bee Gees’... Read more of this article

Shirley On The Good Ship “Queen Of Bermuda”

Shirley On The Good Ship “Queen Of Bermuda”

As a nine-year-old in July, 1938 she embarked for a holiday in Bermuda accompanied by her parents, two toy dolls, three armed bodyguards and a new insurance policy taken out by Hollywood studio Twentieth-Century Fox for $1,685,000. At the time she set sail for the island from New York aboard “The Queen of Bermuda”, Shirley Temple was the... Read more of this article

Michael Douglas’s Bermuda House “For Rent”

Michael Douglas’s Bermuda House “For Rent”

Entertainment website E! Online is reporting tonight [Mar.6] that the Warwick home of superstar couple Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones is for rent– at $28,000 a month. E! On-Line said the Longford Road property — featured in the July, 2002 edition of “Architectural Digest” — spans “across 7,381 square feet... Read more of this article

TV Star Visits Bermuda’s Broadway Actress

TV Star Visits Bermuda’s Broadway Actress

Pint-sized TV star Emma Kenney took a break from the rough-and-tumble world of the cable comedy “Shameless” to enjoy a weekend in New York, including a Broadway outing [Mar.2] to see “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” — meeting friendly, neighbourhood Bermuda co-star Rebecca Faulkenberry after the curtain came down. After... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Role In “Gone With The Wind”

Bermuda’s Role In “Gone With The Wind”

When Hollywood producer David O. Selznick flew to Bermuda for a two-month working holiday in the fall of 1938, his luggage reportedly consisted of four suitcases full of draft scripts of “Gone With The Wind”. Seen below at the Darrell’s Island flying boat station with wife Irene Mayer Selznick as they disembarked from one of the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Actress With Bermuda Links On “Law & Order”

Actress With Bermuda Links On “Law & Order”

Art imitates the seamier aspects of celebrity life on tomorrow night’s [Feb.27] episode of “Law & Order: SVU” when actress Tiffany Robinson — daughter of Bermudian Jackie Robinson — appears in an episode inspired by the star-crossed romance of Rihanna and Chris Brown. The NBC show’s signature ripped-from-the-headlines... Read more of this article

Video: Dancing In The Streets Of Hamilton, 1959

Video: Dancing In The Streets Of Hamilton, 1959

He was perhaps best known as the high-stepping lasso dancer Will Parker in the 1955 film version of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma!” — but Hollywood and Broadway hoofer Gene Nelson also capered his way down the streets of Hamilton and onto the deck of the luxury liner “Queen of Bermuda” in a 1959 NBC... Read more of this article

Mr. Cooper Builds His Bermuda Dream House

Mr. Cooper Builds His Bermuda Dream House

One of his most acclaimed roles was playing individualistic architect Howard Roark who refuses to compromise his modernist building designs in the 1949 film adaptation of Ayn Rand’s novel “The Fountainhead.” But when actor Gary Cooper [1901-1961] built his dream house in real life he turned for inspiration to traditional Bermuda architecture... Read more of this article

David Niven On Bermuda’s “Golden Era”

David Niven On Bermuda’s “Golden Era”

David Niven, the actor whose pencil moustache, unflappable nature and effortless charm made him an emblem of British savoir-faire for more than four decades, took a roundabout route to Hollywood stardom — one which brought him through Bermuda in 1934. Resigning his commission in a Scottish regiment in 1933 and at a loose end, Mr. Niven [1910-1983]... Read more of this article