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BLACKMAN, Honor

blackmanThe standard breakdown goes with Honor: pre- and post-telly film roles. Before getting it together with the bowler hat, she notched up a fine and sultry roster of parts, from the less-than-promising horse-related death of Fame is the Spur through smuggling comedy Green grow the Rushes, Titanic tragedy A Night to Remember and underrated crime thriller Serena among many others. After taking those judo lessons she was, of course, *that* punningly-named Bond girl, and straddled every genre from Gatling gun westerns like Something Big to Brit horror such as decidedly nutty babysitter basher Fright.

FINEST HOUR: Being the best thing in another horror, mansion inheritance murderthon The Cat and the Canary, as the sporty, acidic and possibly lesbian pal of Olivia Hussey.

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  1. Richard Davies

    August 11, 2010 at 5:02 pm

    She’s fairly good in The Square Peg, keeping down to business among Norman Wisdom’s tomfoolery.

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