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An Unseasonable Soul Holds Forth: The Poetry of Robert Pinsky

Have you ever encountered a movie star or television personality in the real world—in the flesh? Such encounters used to be relatively common in Southern California, in the 60’s and early 70’s—and maybe they still are, given the pictures posted in… 4,799 more words

Reading Poems And Books Of Poetry

Rathbone Plays the Crosby Derby

One of Basil Rathbone’s sports passions was horse racing. He could often be found at the race track. Here we see Basil Rathbone with Robert Montgomery and Jimmy Stewart at the Santa Anita race track in 1939. 206 more words

Hazel is in the House ... and in my Heart

Harvey, Harv for short, was to be the name of the newest piece of metal to be inserted into my body. However, pre-procedure, a friend of mine commented that it was strange that I would put a feminine name in my knee and a masculine name in my heart. 891 more words

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It Truly Is A Wonderful Life: Lessons learned from a Christmas classic

On Christmas Eve this year, instead of going to church, I went to a different kind of service. My fiancée, her older sister, their mother and I went to the Art House Cinema and Pub in Billings to see Frank Capra’s 1946 classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” 646 more words

Inspirational

47 Great Movie Moments #5 – It's a Wonderful Life

Continuing with this series of 47 moments in film that I love.  (Why 47?)  Today we hit #5, and though it’s late for the holidays, I felt it was still appropriate to hit a Christmas movie or two in this list. 492 more words

Movies

Breaking the Ice with Your New Neighbor

Confession:

An annual pleasure: Watching “It’s a Wonderful Life” at Christmas time.

This year, we didn’t get to watch the film until after Christmas. But it was still a joy. 362 more words

It's a Wonderful Life

I am thrilled to be writing –finally- about one of my favorite movies of all time, favorite classic by far, and one that I do not feel Christmas is complete without.   276 more words