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Quotes 12/1/16

Wow..it’s December!!! Where did the year go?

Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.

Edna Ferber

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The Best Picture Project -- Cimarron (1931)

Directed by Wesley Ruggles

Screenplay by Howard Estabrook, based upon the novel by Edna Ferber

Starring Richard Dix and Irene Dunne

Here we are friends – after these many, long years together, with you diligently consuming every entry of… 1,737 more words

The Best Picture Project

Another Author's Insight: Edna Ferber (1885-1968)

“SHOW BOAT” is neither history nor biography, but fiction. This statement is made in the hope that it will forestall such protest as may be registered by demon statisticians against certain liberties taken with characters, places, and events.

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Book Review, Cimarron, Edna Ferber

Copyright, Dennis Mitton

Cimarron, by Edna Ferber, is a long, gangly novel set in territorial Oklahoma. Published in 1929, it veers a bit from my beaten path but I’ve got boxes of these old classics and it’s time to start reading them. 893 more words


Notes on "Giant" by Edna Ferber (1952)

I haven’t seen the movie in a long time but my memory tells me it was about oil in Texas and people and James Dean was kind of a bad guy but not really. 558 more words



Summer is fleeting but this flashback to the 1950s will be a great ending to your summer reading.  Edna Ferber’s Giant is my recommendation for a last-minute wrap on summer. 30 more words