Burt Lancaster – Born on 2 November 1913

Posted on November 1st, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Burton Stephen ‘Burt’ Lancaster, star of classic Hollywood movies such as ‘From Here to Eternity’ and ‘Elmer Gantry’, was born in Manhattan, New York, on 2 November 1913.

To mark the centenary of his birth, here is a newspaper report from 1949 that offers a biographical snapshot of his life and career – and also a film poster of ‘From Here to Eternity’.

historical newspaper report about burt lancaster

Evening Telegraph – Saturday 10 December 1949

Image © D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000563/19491210/025/0003

historical newspaper report about burt lancaster

Dundee Courier – Monday 28 December 1953

Image © D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000564/19531228/113/0001

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