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Burt Lancaster – Born on 2 November 1913

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’. Evening Telegraph – Saturday 10 December 1949 Image © D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd. Image created courtesy of

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