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    Forest Grove, Oregon
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    All things Classic Hollywood, classic television, my favorite show of all time: I LOVE LUCY, movies and television in general, old time radio shows, Disney, watching football, fantasy football, watching boxing, watching old school WWF Survivor Series, Wrestlemania and Royal Rumble (Macho King FTW!), antique stores, thrift shops, camping, road trips, traveling, discovering new beers and cocktails, reading, history, and learning in general. I just love learning!

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"Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads."

I love movies, classic movies in particular, mostly because they allow you to escape from everyday life, away from the stress, noise, annoyances, etc. With movies, you can be transported anywhere: Sherwood Forest in medieval England; A noisy club in a N. African city during WWII; Hollywood during the roaring 20s during the advent of "talkies," anywhere on Earth, anywhere someone can dream up, you can go there. It's cliché, but they just don't make 'em like that anymore. I don't know what it is, but classic films have a "je ne sais quoi" about them.

Because everyone has favorites, here are mine (in no particular order, with the exception of my beloved Errol):



1. Errol Flynn
2. Gene Kelly
3. Humphrey Bogart
4. Cary Grant
5. Orson Welles
6. Fred Astaire
7. Jack Lemmon
8. William Powell
9. Montgomery Clift
10. William Holden

11. Clark Gable

12. Burt Lancaster

13. Robert Redford

14. Paul Newman

15. James Stewart

16. Tony Curtis

17. James Dean

18. Gregory Peck

19. Fred MacMurray

20. Claude Rains


1. Lucille Ball
2. Judy Garland
3. Audrey Hepburn
4. Bette Davis
5. Barbara Stanwyck
6. Katharine Hepburn
7. Myrna Loy
8. Rita Hayworth
9. Marilyn Monroe
10. Jean Arthur

11. Lauren Bacall

12. Olivia de Havilland

13. Ginger Rogers

14. Sandra Dee

15. Eleanor Parker

16. Ingrid Bergman

17. Doris Day

18. Eleanor Powell

19. Betty Grable

20. Ida Lupino



1. The Long, Long Trailer
2. Casablanca
3. Gilda
4. Singin' in the Rain
5. Gentleman Jim
6. The Thin Man
7. Sabrina
8. Some Like it Hot
9. Picnic
10. All About Eve

11. The Adventures of Robin Hood

12. Meet Me in St. Louis

13. The Muppet Movie

14. Viva Las Vegas

15. The Wizard of Oz

16. Now, Voyager

17. Double Indemnity

18. The Major and the Minor

19. A Face in the Crowd

20. Funny Face

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