He received his second, golden Globe Award nomination for, billy Rose's Jumbo (1962).
He began film work in September 1960 but eventually withdrew from the problem-plagued production after Elizabeth Taylor's severe illness postponed the film for months.
Arthur Rank production of Seven Thunders (Beast of Marseilles), a World War II romance set in Nazi-occupied Marseilles.For other people named Stephen Boyd, see.The style of animation in this film was radically different possibly because Sleeping Beauty had been such a failure).During its original release in 1959, Sleeping Beauty earned approximately.3 million in box office rentals.Philadelphia Inquirer August 29, 1957 Ottawa Citizen Feb 15, 1958 The Salt Lake Tribune, Ireland's Boyd- A Man Apart And all Because of Bardot Lee Belser, Lubbock Evening Journal, February 28, 1958 The Los Angeles Times, April 17, 1958 Heffernan, Harold (4 December 1958).All the live actors' performances were either screened for the animators' reference or rotoscoped (traced from live-action to animation as Walt Disney insisted that much of Sleeping Beauty's character animation be as close to live-action as possible.The high production costs of Sleeping Beauty, coupled with the underperformance of much of the rest of Disney's release slate resulted in the company posting its first annual loss in a decade for the fiscal year 1960, and massive layoffs were done throughout the animation.Although the movie did well internationally when it was released in April 1964, it was a box office failure in the United States and signaled the end of Roman epics in the 1960s.Although Messala knows they are not guilty, he sends Judah to the galleys and throws his mother and sister into prison.Detroit Free Press June 9, 1977 'Just a few of the late Stephen Boyd's closest friends knew that three years ago in London he married Elizabeth Mills, whom he had been going with for many years Stephen Boyd infosite ; accessed External links edit).8, in 1952 Boyd moved to London and worked in a cafeteria prostituierte in lüneburg and busked outside a cinema in Leicester Square to get money as he was literally close to starvation.
Ben-Hur was released in December 1959 and made Boyd an international star overnight.
Ballyclare High School, but at the age of fourteen Boyd quit school to take up other jobs to help support his family.
The moment where Aurora pricks her finger as well as the fight of Prince Phillip with Maleficent are referenced in the Nightwish song "Fantasmic with the lyrics "Maleficent's fury /The spindle so luring/Dragon fight".
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Newspaper columnists were getting swarmed with letters from female fans of all ages wanting to know more about Boyd.The film spent nearly the entire decade of the 1950s in production: the story work began in 1951, voices were recorded in 1952, animation production took from 19, and the stereophonic musical score was recorded in 1957.The movie eschewed the soft, rounded look of earlier Disney features for a more stylized one.Princess Aurora's long, thin, willowy body shape was inspired by that of Audrey Hepburn.For Columbia Studios starring Tyrone Power.Donald Halliday, running time 76 minutes, language.47 Boyd returned to the States briefly after finishing Imperial Venus where he appeared for the second time on The Dinah Shore Chevy Show, which aired on November 11, 1962.91 Boyd had a deep and lasting friendship with actress and French icon Brigitte Bardot.Some advertisements for this movie labeled Boyd as "The New Gable." 26 He was then part of another excellent ensemble cast in the adaptation of Rona Jaffe 's novel The Best of Everything, filmed in May and June 1959 at Fox Studios in Hollywood and.
Shortly thereafter he signed a ten-year contract with 20th Century Fox studios, 11 who began prepping him for Hollywood.
Luckily he was saved by his co-star and excellent swimmer David Wayne.
This was filmed during a severely cold winter in Europe and the production in the Sierra de Guadarrama of Spain encountered several challenges with the snow.