Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GourmetTM
The Travelling GourmetTM tells you about Hollywood screen legend James Garner who has gone to the…
MOVIE studio in the sky…
Yes, dear readers, there are only a few things that are certain in life. Change, taxes and death. Well, always look on the bright side. We will always have the movies and TV shows of James Garner to console us…He was a great actor with a very likeable persona.
His closest rival in this genre was “Have Gun Will Travel”
Garner also starred in the classic movie “A man could get killed” in which he played a businessman mistaken for a Company (CIA) officer. With alluring greek star merlina Mercouri.
In “Darby’s Rangers” James Garner played the role of the founder of the intrepid US Army Rangers, Colonel William O. Darby. The US Army Rangers fight on to this day following their motto “Rangers lead the way” in the world’s hot spots like Afghanistan…
The real Colonel William Orlando Darby of the US Army Rangers
James Garner as Maverick with Clint Eastwoood…slugging it out mano a mano!
Maverick was a gambler and adventurer in the Wild West with his heart in the right place…as played by James Garner.
James Garner excelled in the role of pragmatic private investigator Jim Rockford in “The Rockford Files”.
The evocative and haunting jazz theme…
Garner was married to Lois Fleishman since 1956 till his demise. A rarity among the members of the acting profession.
21st Century version of the theme song from “A man couuld get killed”…”Strangers in the night” 🙂