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The Excitement is Building

Last month, I ran a 30-year-old Joe Queenan article about the portrayal of female lawyers in movies.  His satirical premise that there was some sort of conspiracy in place to discourage girls from pursuing a legal career proved to be controversial.   3,878 more words


13. Land of my father

The next morning Ollie drove to me to Leeds coach station. I was heading northwest, probably passing Sellafield to continue my nuclear-tinged trip, which started in Dungeness. 600 more words

Cape Wrath

Classic Movie Review: Sergeant York (1941)

When I picked this movie to watch I was hoping to see some scenes that would show some of the trench warfare that was defined warfare in the western front of World War I. 880 more words


Friday Foto Follies: Gary Cooper

The world lost Gary Cooper on this day in 1961 and we remember him with a Follies tribute…

“Until I came along all the leading men were handsome, but luckily they wrote a lot of stories about the fellow next door.” 97 more words


Review: Garden of Evil (1954)

Dir. Henry Hathaway

There are many noteworthy aspects of Henry Hathaway’s Garden of Evil, although perhaps the most striking is the sight of Gary Cooper (otherwise doing his wearily gallant thing as usual) suddenly punching co-star Susan Hayward square in the face. 363 more words


High-Noon (1952). Starring: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly

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Directed by Fred Zinnemann
Starring: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges, Katy Jurado, Otto Kruger
Review by Jarred Thomas… 681 more words

Movie Review: SERGEANT YORK (1941)

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Directed by Howard Hawks

Cast: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie, George Tobias, Stanley Ridges, Margaret Wycherly
Review by Pamela Miller… 756 more words