Tony Curtis, American Prince

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Tony Curtis was the golden boy of the silver screen. He tells us what it was like to live through Hollywood’s heyday, why he said that kissing Marilyn Monroe was like kissing Hitler, and lots more. His new memoir is American Prince.


Tony Curtis

Comments [7]

Jef Klein from Princeton, NJ

I laughed, I cried, I rolled my eyes. What a guy that Tony Curtis was! Love him, miss him.

Oct. 12 2010 02:32 PM
Adam from East Village, NYC

Your interview with Tony Curtis was one of your best, I hope it makes it into your personal archives. Your show is a New York treasure

Sep. 30 2010 04:13 PM

Tony Curtis was a heartthrob, and the minute he opened his mouth, everyone knew he was a New Yorker.

As a Bronx native myself who has always been a fan, I (and many others) will miss you, Tony.

Tony Curtis: The Jewish Prince from da Bronx.

Sep. 30 2010 09:08 AM
norman lerner from Brooklyn

Tony gives out with the info on May West's daily
enema routine and Lennie doesn't bat an
eyebrow.....was he keeping a straight face
for all of this.

Oct. 29 2008 03:12 PM
norman lerner from Brooklyn

Great interview--
I want to read the book,

think of what Howard
would have done with Tony

Oct. 29 2008 03:02 PM
rylee from nyc

I know who Tony Curtis is and have enjoyed his movies and personae which is "old hollywood" He is a chronicler of a bygone era. We should celebrate our past as well as our present. Where are the Tony Curtis's, Paul Newmans, Cary Grants of the present day? The current crop of "talent" is not substantial enough for me.

Oct. 28 2008 12:30 PM
Amy from Manhattan

Considering Pat O'Conner's comments on historical English & American accents in her last appearance on this show, I wonder if Tony Curtis's famed delivery of the line "Yondah lies da castle of my faddah" (as a prince, I think) was more authentic than the people who put it down realize!

Oct. 28 2008 12:11 PM

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