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A Farewell to Arms - "A dark commentary on military action..."

Based on the Ernest Hemingway semi-autobiographical A Farewell to Arms, Frank Borzage’s 1932 film is considered one of the best adaptations of his novels.

An important film that tackles the war pessimistically, it celebrates the unique and romantic love forged between a Lieutenant and nurse and the tragic outcome. 464 more words

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Quote of the Day

“From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot in front of the other. But when books are opened, you discover you have wings.” ~ Helen Hayes

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Second Stage Theater Locks in One More Spot for Nonprofit Theater on Broadway

Second Stage Theater, the Off Broadway nonprofit producing company, has finalized the purchase of Broadway’s Helen Hayes Theater, ending a legal standoff over the purchase timeline and upping the nonprofit theater presence on Broadway from five theaters (of 40) to six. 236 more words

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Women's Wit & Wisdom ~ April 3rd

“The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.”

~  Helen Hayes (1900-1993), American Actress

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Anastasia (1956) - Cinderella Meets Pygmalion Meets Russian History

Other than the basic premise of the movie – that Yul Brynner is trying to pass Ingrid Bergman off as the missing Princess Anastasia of Russian – I knew very little about  1,274 more words

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Tulse Hill one-way system

Following a campaign by local residents with Labour’s Assembly Member Val Shawcross, local councillors Anna Birley, Max Deckers-Dowber & Fred Cowell and former councillor Ann Kingsbury,  Transport for London (TfL)  has agreed to remove the one-way traffic system (gyratory) on the south circular road near Tulse Hill station. 172 more words

Lambeth Council

The Telephone Conversation.

Scene one

In the scene, some loud music, two women stood dancing, they swayed their bodies in rhythm to the music, they had drinks in their hands, Mike  made his way to the middle of the well furnished sitting room, there was an award on the table, it read BEST PLAYER, WORLD. 505 more words

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