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From Here to Eternity (1953) - Oscar Challenge, Best Picture

Robert E. Lee “Prew’ Prewitt: A man don’t go his own way, he’s nothing.

Sergeant Milton Warden: Maybe back in the days of the pioneers a man could go his own way, but today you got to play ball.

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Christmas in July - Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life"

A white boy named Clarence? Drexl from True Romance would have words to say about that.

Saying “Merry Christmas!” to buildings? A state-appointed psychiatrist would have words to say about that. 889 more words


It Must Be Providence. . .Inn

For a change, the road has brought me to a place I know very well:  Denison, IA.  I’ve passed through this town on numerous occasions as I’ve traveled to and from Fort Dodge and Eagle Grove to visit my best friend.   683 more words


John Ford Blogathon: "They Were Expendable"

This is my entry in the John Ford Blogathon, hosted by Anna (Bemused And Nonplussed) and Christianne (Krell Laboratories). Enjoy!

Though John Ford was one of the most, if not *the* most, highly regarded directors of the studio era of Hollywood, by critics (Andrew Sarris and others put him in their pantheon of great directors), the Academy (he won four Best Director Oscars) and other filmmakers (when making  2,217 more words