Donald Pleasence – The 5th Beatle

 I sang this song, with this blank, pale, emotionless face, and the blackest eyes... the devil's eyes

I sang this song, with this blank, pale, emotionless face, and the blackest eyes… the devil’s eyes

What leaps to mind when I mention the name Donald Pleasence my faithful fiends? Is it images of the erstwhile Dr. Sam Loomis hot on the trail of the personification of evil, Michael Myers? Or how about scenes of villainous Blofeld, plotting his next move to destroy 007? Or is it flashes of a beleaguered President, trapped within the confines of the world’s largest prison waiting for the arrival of Snake Plissken, and with him liberation? Well, whatever choice you make, I bet none of them involve him singing Beatles songs to The Brothers Gibb and Frampton…