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I decided not to put a year on this, since there's only a month left in 2016, but putting 2017 wouldn't have seemed proper.

Tonight I watched the original Total Recall for what I think was the first time beginning to end. It was entertaining enough, but I'd say "Give the people air" can be chalked up as another iconic line which, in addition to being misquoted(most water-cooler mimics add a definite article to "air"), seems not to have ever been intended as significant in the first place. Schwarzenegger delivers the line as part of a back and forth conversation, with no particular fanfare or urgency. The way people rendered it, I always thought it was delivered as a thundering ultimatum during a climactic scene.

"Consider that a divorce" seems to have been intended as comedically significant, though is different from how it usually gets quoted, which is "Consider it a divorce".

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Actually, looking at the clip again on You Tube, it's kinda hard to tell whether he says "it" or "that".

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This evening I have watched The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel again - it really is a great movie: lighthearted, funny, poignant at times. Great entertainment.

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An hotel theme perhaps develops..?

Last night I re-watched The Grand Budapest Hotel. I watch it every few months, partly because I think it amusing - not fall-down-laughing-out-loud-hysterically-hilariously-rib-achingly funny, but amusing. I also find it a beautiful film (aesthetically rather than morally) - I find the whole style of the piece is appealing. Like the other hotel movie mentioned, it's lighthearted, funny, poignant at times. I'm not sure it would (or should) ever rank among the "greats", but I find it a lovely film and it cheers me up.

My next re-viewing will probably be Edward Scissorhands, which I also think is lovely for all the reasons attributed to GBH above.

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I've not seen SBEMH, but loved the first one - I'm always afraid that sequels just won't live up to the originals/firsts.

My Other Half and I were thrilled to discover today (oh, this is a fortuitous rebirth of a thread! [Overused] Stetson) that Studio Ghibli are working on a new full-length film, Kemushi no Boro (Boro the Caterpillar). [Big Grin]

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Our local film club showed Pillow Talk last night. Interesting more for looking out for lines from/about "heart throb" Rock Hudson where the significance would not be understood until it came out at the end of his life that he was gay. Doris Day never married either, but I do not know about her orientation.

Actually, Pillow Talk was a replacement for The God's must be Crazy, which for some distribution reasons could not be shown. It was a cult classic in Brisbane and prevented the closure of (The Crystal) cinema for several years. I would have preferred that film.

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quote:
Originally posted by Bene Gesserit:
I've not seen SBEMH, but loved the first one - I'm always afraid that sequels just won't live up to the originals/firsts...

One of the those rare things - a sequel as good as the original.

Whereas Addams Family Values is a sequel that far surpasses the original.

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Are current films allowed?

I recommend both Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Moana

Fantastic Beasts Struck me as the first of the Potter world films having been written for adults. Not that it is inappropriate for children, but the previous were written for children, but adults could enjoy, this one seems the opposite to me.

Moana is typical of PIXAR/Disney in all the good ways. Beautifully animated, well acted and solid story.

For Studio Ghibli fans

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Doris Day's sexual orientation brings to mind the quote at the change in her reputation when she switched from being a band singer to a movie star.
'I knew Doris Day before she was a virgin." -- Oscar Levant.

I found the Hotel Budapest funny but very sad. It's an elegy for a way of life.

I'm fonder of "Moonrise Kingdom" but then the time and place matches my experience when I was the age of the character. I'm looking forward to seeing Manchester By The Sea to see the grown up Boy from MK.

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quote:
Originally posted by Latchkey Kid:
Doris Day never married either, but I do not know about her orientation.

That would have come to a shock to her four husbands if any of them were still alive.

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The Purge: Election Year.

This series is my current guilty pleasure. I was glad to see that the writers have carried on, and in fact, expanded upon, the social commentary from the first film.

(SPOILERS)

The colour-coding of the electoral map at the end perhaps indicates that the writers' politics are left-wing, but not too much so. Bad guys, red; good guys, blue. (As opposed to some other colour indicating a more radical alternative).

The hero-senator seemed more like Elizabeth Warren than Hillary Clinton to me.

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Saw Cafe Society a few hours back.

Pretty good, but as usual with Woody Allen's recent efforts, I found myself wondering if what seemed like swimming in cliches was an intentional effect(like he's doing it as a tribute or something), or if he's just at the stage of his career where he has difficulty coming up with original concepts.

The Hollywood scenes are a never-ending parade of "Let's do lunch!" conversations, with movie-bigshots name-dropping real life stars(it may be signficiant that the stars themselves are rarely, if ever, seen), and the New York scenes are pretty much just "ethnic New York" complete with cement-booting gangsters and kvetching old couples.

Still, kept me hooked for the duration.

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quote:
Originally posted by Welease Woderwick:
Whereas Addams Family Values is a sequel that far surpasses the original.

quote:
Originally posted by Stetson:
The Purge: Election Year

I'd put the Purge into Woderick's "surpass the original" bracket. I thought The Purge was ok - interesting concept but a bit *meh*, but I thought The Purge: Anarchy much better; far more easy to engage with and quite exciting. I look forward to seeing number 3.

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quote:
Originally posted by Teekeey Misha:
quote:
Originally posted by Welease Woderwick:
Whereas Addams Family Values is a sequel that far surpasses the original.

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Originally posted by Stetson:
The Purge: Election Year

I'd put the Purge into Woderick's "surpass the original" bracket. I thought The Purge was ok - interesting concept but a bit *meh*, but I thought The Purge: Anarchy much better; far more easy to engage with and quite exciting. I look forward to seeing number 3.

I think if you liked Purge Anarchy(aka Purge 2), you'd like Election Year. Like the second film, but unlike the first, it spends most of its time in multiple locations, thus avoiding a claustrophobic ambience. And like I say, the social-political satire is ramped up a bit.

One caveat is that in some places, it does seem to be leaning on the motifs of the second film a little heavily. But it's a pretty enjoyable ride, so you don't really care.

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Sully was quite the tour-de-force: I found myself on the edge of tears ver non-existent love ones.

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I recently saw and enjoyed "Minions".
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quote:
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Sully was quite the tour-de-force: I found myself on the edge of tears ver non-existent love ones.

I haven't seen the movie, but the day this actually happened I heard the news while driving. I almost had to pull my car over because of my tears. I don't remember what else was going on in the world at the time, but it had been a couple of weeks of bad stuff. Hearing about the miraculous landing, and all the boats in the river (how none of them got hit was also a miracle) coming to rescue the plane passengers just about did me in emotionally.

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I'm Here

Spooky, atmospheric thriller about a woman(Kim Basinger) who attempts to deal with her infertility issues by stealing a baby.

Normally, I'm wary of under-the-radar films featuring retro actors playing roles about two decades too young for them(eg. anything starring Kevin Costner these days), but this bit of casting actually seemed to work. Possibly because using an actor in her sixties accentuates the character's age, which is relevant for the plot, even if the woman in the film isn't supposed to be as old as Basinger.

I do agree with the critics who said that, even allowing for the trauma of multiple miscarriages and a diagnosis of permanent infertility, the character's actions are still implausibly nutbar. Still, if you can suspend that little bit of disbelief for 90 minutes or so(as well as swallow a few heavy-handed dream sequences), it's a fairly compelling story, expertly filmed.

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We just came back from seeing Arrival. A truly intelligent science fiction film, excellently put together and magnificently acted. For once, the special effects take a back seat to intelligence, hard work and concept. It's been years since I've seen a movie so well put together.

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I tend to only watch films on tv because I can't stand the stink of the popcorn most people consume in vast quantities in the cinema.

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quote:
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I tend to only watch films on tv because I can't stand the stink of the popcorn most people consume in vast quantities in the cinema.

I tend to only watch films on tv because I can't stand the talking, the cell phones, and the crunching (rather than the smell) of the popcorn.

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There are some films that really must be seen on a huge screen. I saw Interstellar on a six-story high Imax screen in 3-D, and also Dr. Strange. There is no way you can get the impact of films like that on a small screen.
The current trend in the US is high-end food in movie theaters -- beer, gourmet hot dogs and so on. There are even theaters with waiter service.

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Not if you have vertigo! I saw about half of Dr Strange at our local cinema - the other half was spent with my eyes closed, trying to recover from the dizzy spells! Loved the movie, but it is definitely the small screen for me.

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I find my 2D glasses are a nice fix for when my husband and daughter really want to see a film in 3D and I want to go with them without being assaulted by things flying out of the screen towards me. Real life is already in 3d; isn't that bad enough?

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Daughter-Unit took me to see Dr. Strange yesterday. I really enjoyed it, but warned some of my friends who suffer from vertigo that it would not be a good movie for them to see.

Thursday, I will be going with D-U and her dear hubby to see Rogue One!!!!! Yay! [Yipee]

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quote:
Originally posted by Latchkey Kid:
Our local film club showed Pillow Talk last night. Interesting more for looking out for lines from/about "heart throb" Rock Hudson where the significance would not be understood until it came out at the end of his life that he was gay.

I love this movie and "Send Me No Flowers," (also with Doris and Rock) for the Tony Randall scenes.

Turner Classic Movies is really getting started on its Christmas films today with "Holiday Affair," at noon. Robert Mitchum in a romantic comedy is a rare treat.

Tonight, however, is "A Passage to India." No matter how many times I watch that, I am mesmerized from start to finish.

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We just came back from seeing Arrival. A truly intelligent science fiction film, excellently put together and magnificently acted. For once, the special effects take a back seat to intelligence, hard work and concept. It's been years since I've seen a movie so well put together.

Seconded.
Although as regards films well put together, I have a sneaking regard for this year's Captain America installment, which made spotlighting twelve plus characters while keeping a main dramatic and emotional throughline for the two central characters look easy, with action sequences.

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Arrival is the film Interstellar should have been.

It showed a serious exploration of a scifi subject can be done without loads of FX and unrealistic story and tensions.

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It also magnificently passes the Bechdel test. And deeply romantic. The bravery of the heroine amazes me -- she is more courageous than the hunky Ian.

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Turner Classic Movies is really getting started on its Christmas films today with "Holiday Affair," at noon. Robert Mitchum in a romantic comedy is a rare treat.

I don't know this one and will look out for it.

Does anyone have recommendations for Christmas movies. I will probably take another look at A Christmas Without Snow and I still like the short A Charlie Brown Christmas for the kids. Our film club regularly precedes the December film with the Tom and Jerry Christmas short.

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quote:
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I find my 2D glasses are a nice fix for when my husband and daughter really want to see a film in 3D.

I can't see 3D films at all*. If I wear 3D specs, I just see an uncomfortable double image (whether I have my normal specs on or not.) Don't know why.

*ETA I don't mean I can't see them at all - obviously I can see the film, hence why it's a double image. I just can't see the 3D effect!

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It also magnificently passes the Bechdel test. And deeply romantic. The bravery of the heroine amazes me -- she is more courageous than the hunky Ian.

Amy Adams is a lot more of a badass than her big babydoll eyes would suggest. Love her.

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quote:
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Does anyone have recommendations for Christmas movies. I will probably take another look at A Christmas Without Snow and I still like the short A Charlie Brown Christmas for the kids. Our film club regularly precedes the December film with the Tom and Jerry Christmas short.

I deeply love the original "Miracle on 34th Street" (1947). The casting is brilliant--even people who are just in one scene, like Lela Bliss as Mrs Shellhammer, are perfect for their roles. Even the child actors are wonderful. Natalie Wood is astounding, avoiding most "movie child" cliches. The orphan Dutch girl (Marlene Lyden), despite having no lines in English, gives a wonderful loving glance to her foster mother that absolutely makes the scene. Of the ENTIRE cast, only the little boy asking for a fire truck comes across as fake.

The story is great, too, but watch it for a bunch of character actors proving why character actors are so important to movies.

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Looking forward to seeing La La Land. It addresses two questions:

1) Is jazz and old music form encased in amber or a contemporary form constantly evolving?

2) Can old-fashioned, 1950's movie, be revived in modern day Los Angeles?

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quote:
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Originally posted by Trudy Scrumptious:
I find my 2D glasses are a nice fix for when my husband and daughter really want to see a film in 3D.

I can't see 3D films at all*. If I wear 3D specs, I just see an uncomfortable double image (whether I have my normal specs on or not.) Don't know why.

*ETA I don't mean I can't see them at all - obviously I can see the film, hence why it's a double image. I just can't see the 3D effect!

One explanation A quick and dirty test.

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I just saw Rogue One with Daughter-Unit and her Dear Hubby. [Yipee] [Big Grin] [Cool]

I don't think I'm giving away any spoilers here.

The story was good, but confusing sometimes. I guess I'll just have to go again to catch those details I missed tonight! There were some pretty funny lines (you must be kidding), and the obligatory "I've got a bad feeling about this", and some old (very old!) friends and enemies included.

We, of course, have space battles with X-wings and B-wings against TIE fighters and star destroyers. (I really liked the X-wing flying better in The Force Awakens, however!)

The very end of the film had a moment of cheers and clapping, along with loud comments of "How did they do that?" which was pretty fun.

It was quite a romp, and this Star Wars fan had a great time tonight!

Hmmm, I was in my early twenties when the very first film came out. It wasn't called A New Hope then, you know! I think it was Star Wars from the Adventures of Luke Skywalker, but then again, there's always the possibility that my memory isn't what it used to be! [Biased]

[Should have preview posted three times!]

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I too saw it tonight, courtesy of a friend who had an extra pair of tickets! I am writing a review over on my blog, and if there is interest I can post a link.

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I'm hoping Rogue One will be on at our local cinema, though they tend to quite arty films with the occasional crowd pleaser (I saw The Hobbit and Ghostbusters there, and also a live streamed stage production of Jane Eyre, which was awesome, and much more the usual thing they put on there).
In the meantime, thanks to the local Co-op, I caught up with the Marvel Universe Age of Ultron and Captain America: Civil War.
I enjoyed both of them, but when the national governments of the world were talking about the need for oversight of the Avengers, I did wonder why nobody mentioned the fact that the Council that was in charge during the Chitauri invasion was prepared to nuke New York, which would have caused rather more damage than the Avengers did.
It was nice to see a glimpse of Wakanda and Black Panther, too. I even liked Scarlet Witch, and I didn't think I was going to (not sure why).
For the record, I'm definately Team Cap on this one, though I can see Tony Stark's point of view.

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FINALLY got around to watching Cruising(on YouTube), 36 years after it was released, and 30 after I became old enough to see it legally.

I guess I can kinda see why gay activists didn't like the film, since it was made at a time when anti-gay bigotry was still pretty widespread and acceptable(worse than now, trust me, kids), and it basically portrays every gay character as a popper-snorting, sexually promiscuous S/M leather dude, with of course a deranged serial killer thrown in.

Granted, the leather scene might have had its upsides as well but probably wasn't quite the image that the gay rights movement wanted to project to the viewing public in 1980.

Overall, a pretty servicabe thriller, exploring a side of society not usually given front-and-centre cinematic treatment, and even less so in the era when it was made.

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Daughter-Unit and I went to see Collateral Beauty yesterday.

It started pretty slowly, and one of the dynamic points of the film was pretty well telegraphed from the beginning. There was a second huge point that I didn't catch on to until just before it appeared on the screen. Not giving any spoilers here!

All in all, it was a very good movie. I had tears rolling down my face several times because I was sucked into the story so strongly.

I recommend this for anyone needing a good cry.

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We went to see Arrival, which was excellent -- a true science fiction movie. Highly intelligent, and far better than Rogue One.

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I saw Manchester by the Sea this weekend. It is beautifully filmed, and dramatic without being melodramatic. The characters are sympathetic even if at times when you want to shake them and say, "Listen to each other, fell for each other fer gosh sake!" I think this movie will get a boatload of nominations.

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quote:
Originally posted by jedijudy:

Hmmm, I was in my early twenties when the very first film came out. It wasn't called A New Hope then, you know! I think it was Star Wars from the Adventures of Luke Skywalker, but then again, there's always the possibility that my memory isn't what it used to be! [Biased]

From wikipedia:
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The film was titled Adventures of Luke Starkiller, as taken from the Journal of the Whills, Saga I: The Star Wars. During production, Lucas changed Luke's name to Skywalker and altered the title to simply The Star Wars and finally Star Wars
The title, like the script of the film, benefited from heavy editing.

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We went to see Arrival, which was excellent -- a true science fiction movie. Highly intelligent, and far better than Rogue One.

I find this an interesting comparison. Arrival is true Science Fiction. whilst Rogue One is a Wild West space fantasy mixed with samurai and nazis.
Arrival is a fantastic standalone work. I hope they never make a sequel.
Though it wouldn't exist well outside of the franchise, I think Rogue One is the best Star Wars film since the original.

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quote:
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Originally posted by Twilight:
Turner Classic Movies is really getting started on its Christmas films today with "Holiday Affair," at noon. Robert Mitchum in a romantic comedy is a rare treat.

I don't know this one and will look out for it.

Does anyone have recommendations for Christmas movies. I will probably take another look at A Christmas Without Snow and I still like the short A Charlie Brown Christmas for the kids. Our film club regularly precedes the December film with the Tom and Jerry Christmas short.

A Christmas film I always watch for (and usually fail to find
[Frown] ) is 'Come to the Stable'. Made I believe around 1948, it stars Loretta Young and Celeste Holm as French nuns who come to the US to re-found their monastery destroyed in WW2. It's a fairly complicated plot/sub-plot combo, but made with great charm (in B&W).

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I have seen both Arrival and Sully in the last week and concur absolutely with the posts above.

Arrival was intelligent and thought provoking. It took a different angle on the multiple first contact question, no massive spaceships appearing simultaneously over our major cities provoking screaming crowds, panicking drivers and spectacular crashes. Also a much more believable take on first contact . . . . simply how do we communicate at all?

I saw Sully yesterday and came out smiling and uplifted. An optimistic and life affirming film. Sometimes we humans get it right .... and sometimes, as the Doctor once said ... "Everybody lives!"

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IMO you need put no worry into it. There will never be a sequel to Arrival. Although you might enjoy seeking out the novella it was based on, by Ted Chiang. It was titled "The Story of My Life," which the movie people rightly rejected as a title unlikely to attract the right audience to the film.

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Demolition.

You can pretty much guess what it's gonna be like via the plot synopses on IMDB. Sort of like if Fight Club were re-envisioned by Andrew Payne, with a Magic Pixie Dream Girl thrown in. Well, actually, a Magic Pixie mother-son tag-team.

I'd give it about a 6/10, and that's mostly because I generally like that sort of film, however predictable this one may be. If you're a fellow fan, you might wanna check it out, but don't expect to be blown by the originality.

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Originally posted by Twilight:
Turner Classic Movies is really getting started on its Christmas films today with "Holiday Affair," at noon. Robert Mitchum in a romantic comedy is a rare treat.

It's a good movie, worth watching. Robert Mitchum could do romantic comedy. He and Janet Leigh had good chemistry.

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If you have 10 minutes, Dinner for One is what is watched at this time of year in Germany. Hilarious.

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Originally posted by Twilight:
Turner Classic Movies is really getting started on its Christmas films today with "Holiday Affair," at noon. Robert Mitchum in a romantic comedy is a rare treat.

It's a good movie, worth watching. Robert Mitchum could do romantic comedy. He and Janet Leigh had good chemistry.
You know, Pancho, I watched it again last night and decided that, for my taste, I would choose Carl (Wendell Corey.) His dry wit and good nature through the whole thing made me ready to volunteer to be his "frowzy blonde."
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