Saturday, October 09, 2010
Screen Gem Saturdays: John Derek & Columbia Studios
I’m sure few people have heard of the movie “Prince of Pirates” from 1953, but I couldn’t resist these behind-the-scenes shots showing what I am guessing is the Columbia backlot. John Derek (Bo’s Svengali) was the “star” of this forgotten flick and Barbara Rush was his costar.
Zooming into the shot we can see that the photo in John’s hand is most likely a make-up test to show what he would look like as he aged:
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