Research, over four decades, meant a lot of talking…  I  have to thank  Robert  Redford for a chance  remark during  his  All The President’s  Men  promotions that sparked off the whole idea of text and visuals – and the following for their time, anecdotes, support and extreme gentillesse

Cindy Adams, Danny  Aiello,  Robert  Altman,  Jan-Olov Andersson, Michael Apted, Paul Auster, George Axelrod, Sean Axmaker

Stanley Baker, William  Baldwin, Helen Barlow (of course), Charlie Barnes, Martin Ulises Villafuerte Bazán (in far off Peru),  Jennifer Beals,  Henry Behar,  James Belushi, Anne  Bennett, Bruce Beresford,  Richard Berry, Martine Beswick, Karen Black,  The Files of Jerry   Harris Boghossian, Claudio Bondi, John Boorman, Betty Box, Ray Bradbury, Tinto Brass, Albert R.Broccoli,  Edward Burns, Mark Burns,  Steve Buscemi

Sir Michael Caine, Michael Feeney Callan,  Tom  Carlile, David  Carradine, Helena  Bonham Carter, Raechel Leigh Carter,  Seymour Cassel, Michael Caton-Jones, Valentina Cervi, Thierry Cheze, James Coburn, Kevin Collette, Sean Connery, Francis Coppola,  Harry H Corbett, Peter Coyote, Luigi Cozzi, Simon Crocker,  Tony Curtis,  

Timothy Dalton, Jeremie Damoiseau,  Barbara De Lord, Rebecca De Mornay, Bo Derek, Gérard Depardieu, William  Devane, Wheeler Winston Dixon, Vincent D’Onofrio, Richard Donner, Michael Douglas, Robert Duvall

Clint Eastwood, Roger Ebert, Julius J  Epstein

Abel Ferrara, Mike Figgis, Mike Fitzgerald at, Guy Flatley and his fascinating site, Moviecrazed, Richard Fleischer, Jane Fonda, Harrison Ford, Carl Foreman, Robert Forster, John Frankenheimer, Brendan Fraser, Stephen Frears, David F  Friedman, Roger Fristoe

Vincent Gallo, Ryan Gilbey, Ross Gilfillan, John  Gay, Susan George, Whoopi Goldberg, Marianne Gray, Christopher Gull 

Gene Hackman, Anthony Michael Hall, Philip Baker Hall, George Hamilton, Laurence Harvey, David Hemmings, Charlton Heston, George Roy Hill, Walter Hill, Sir Alfred Hitchcock, Lauren Holly, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Vanessa Howard, John Hurt, Anjelica Huston, John Huston, Joe  Hyams

Alexandro Jodorowsky, Francois Jouffa

David Kamp, Stacy Keach, Terry Keefe, Patsy Kensit, Dave Kent, Stephen King, John Kobal, Andrei Konchalovsky, Connie Kreski

Benjamin Leroux, Jean-Pierre Lavoignat, John le Carré (for one  word: betweenwhiles), Patrice Leconte, Spike Lee, Euan Lloyd, Leo Logan, Philippe Lombard, Sophia Loren, David Lynch

Ewan McGregor, Steve McQueen, Boyd Magers at, John Malkovich, Louis Malle, Christian Marquand, Karl Marlamntes (for his Vietnam warn slang), Dave Matthews’ Authorised Guide To The New Avengerwebsite, Russ Meyer, Gerhard Midding, Barry Millert,  Robert Mitchum, Dominique Monroc, Yves Montand, Sir Roger Moore

Col Needham (for inventing IMDb), Anthony Newley, Peter Noble, Kim  Novak 

Michael Oblowitz, Jay  Ogletree, Ronan  O’Leary,  Reg Oliver

Jack Palance, Anne Parillaud, Mary-Louise Parker, Gregory Peck, Wolfgang Petersen, Bernard Pivot, Parker Posey, Stefanie Powers, Otto Preminger

Dennis Quaid

Gunnar Rehlin, Anne Reid, Clément Reinberger, Rob Reiner, Fernando Rey, David Rider, Nicolas Rioult, Jason Robards, Nicolas Roeg, Sydne  Rome,  Mickey Rourke, Barbara Rush, Ken Russell, Meg Ryan

Paul Sammon, Roy Scheider, Lawrence Schiller, Budd Schulberg, Joel Schumacher, Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Segal, Peter Sellers, Mike Seravello(a kindred spirit), Ron Shelton, Alain Silver, Alex Simon, Neil Simon, Tom Sizemore, Steven Soderbergh, Graham Spiers, Sylvester Stallone, Barbara Steele, Meryl Streep

Rod Taylor, Peter Tonguette, Jean-Louis Trintignant  – and Typographica for offering free downloads of Matt Terich’s superb Hitchcock font, inspired by ace designer Saul Bass’ work for Alfred Hitchcock – just perfect for film titles in my Special Movies and Bond Films pages.

Peter Ustinov

Roger  Vadim, Leo Verswijver/filmtalk,.org

Joseph Wambaugh, David Warbeck, John Wayne, Tom Weaver, Michael Wechsler,Raquel Welch, Fred  Weintraub,  Dianne Wiest,  Trevor Willsmer, Michael Winner, Robert Wise, John Woo, James Woods

Terence Young

Richard D Zanuck



Plus extra special thanks – for support beyond the call of nature! – to Nic Crawley, Daniel Bouteiller, Frederic Albert Levy, Graham Marsh and site designer Cedric Joubert and my tireless webmaster-general Alan McKenzie.

And finally, to my wife, Nicole. Without whom, none of this – none of me – would be possible!

Tony Crawley

Marly-le-Roi, France.

March 26  2008

(updated on April 4,  2019)