May McAvoy: star of ‘The Jazz Singer’ and ‘Ben Hur’

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K for Jackie stood back and pointed to a screen overhead. “Perhaps you can explain what are we all doing in the wrong terminal?”Photograph: David Sleator

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Look before you leap: Having a bath in the back of your mini might be nice, but really, is it all that practical in this weather?

A massive production with thousands of extras. Yes, it’s fair to say that the global automotive industry has learned well from Cecil B De Mille. It wa(...)