Lollowood Boulevard

06 Feb

Dear fellow Flynn fans,

Gina Lollobrigida received her first star on Hollywood Boulevard this week.
Starring with Errol in “Crossed Swords” in his initial European outing and second coming as Don Juan in Italy, after besting Cinecittà it boosted her quest to conquer Tinseltown .
Once crowned Italy´s most beautiful child and runner- runner up in the Miss Italy pageant of 1947, she quickly made a name for herself with movies like “Tulip le fanfan” and “The Young Caruso”.
Never shy and according to her own words “very headstrong” she would go on to complement leading men like Burt Lancaster, Tyrone Power and Anthony Quinn.
She as well as her most ardent rival for the title of “La donna piu bella del mondo”, Sophia Loren, were both considered as leading ladies in the ill fated Flynn tale of William Tell.
While Loren was turned down by our man Flynn, la Lollo meanwhile had a too hefty price tag attached.
She had just won the “Coppa Volpi”, a prestigeous film award.
Some rememberences of this highlight night can be read here:…


— shangheinz


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  1. Gentleman Tim

    February 7, 2018 at 10:13 am

    stai attento, stallionheinz Lollo sta cercando un nuovo ragazzo


    • shangheinz

      February 8, 2018 at 9:27 pm

      Don`t worry Bestman Tim, by now I am too old for her. Here´s what she remembered about Don Flynn:…

  2. rswilltell

    February 16, 2018 at 6:22 pm

    Gina Lollobrigida is a wonderful, gifted dramatic screen actress and a great beauty. She’s also shows first-rate comic timing in several of her films including “Buona Sera Mrs. Cambell” (1967) with her funny leading men Phil Silvers, Telly Savalas, and Peter Lawford! Thanks Heinz