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Age is not important unless you’re a cheese. ~ Helen Hayes

Airport (1970)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 8 out of 10

4-Word Review: Terror in the skies.

During a major snowstorm at Chicago’s Lincoln International Airport manager Al Bakersfield (Burt Lancaster) must scramble to keep the place open while trying to get a disabled jet plane that is stuck in the snow off the runway. 709 more words


A Farewell to Arms (1932)

Again, I must confess that I have not read yet another revered American Classic. I have not read A Farewell to Arms…But from the admittedly minor things I know about Hemingway’s prose and general tone, this film adaptation is certainly not a perfectly faithful translation of its source material. 690 more words


Jim Schmid's Trail Quote of the Day #861- Feb 20, 2018

In this sometimes turbulent world, the river is a cosmic symbol of durability and destiny; awesome, but steadfast. In this period of deep national concern, I wish everyone could live for a while beside a great river. 58 more words

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Discover That You Have Wings


The expert at anything was once a beginner.


From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. 26 more words


Peanuts and Emeralds

An actress in both movies and in plays
A famous gracious beauty of her day
Was lovely ‘fifties icon Helen Hayes
In life, as in art, graceful made her way… 216 more words


Rock the Oscars: Robinson Center Music Hall

Over the years, Robinson Center Music Hall has played host to numerous Oscar winners and Oscar nominees.

Stage actors Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne made only one movie, but each were Oscar nominated for their performances in  220 more words