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About sagebrush

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  • Birthday November 24

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    :The gateway to the northern mines, CA
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    Silent and studio era film, musical theatre,clever TV commercials,outdoor recreational sports.

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  1. sagebrush

    Happy Birthday to...

    Happy Birthday, as well, to the always lovely Margaret O'Brien (82 today.)
  2. sagebrush

    Star centennial birthdays

    Happy centennial birthday to Robert Stack, born January 13th, 1919!
  3. sagebrush

    Classical music

    My favorite film scene in which classical music was incorporated (ok, it's technically Opera but close enough)- from LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL: Sorry I couldn't find a clip of the entire scene. It's very moving.
  4. sagebrush

    Ohhh. . . .that dress

    Frances Langford's nightclub scene dress in THE BAMBOO BLONDE struck me as a little risque for it's time (1946.) Very nice gown, still, on a very nice looking gal.
  5. sagebrush

    Disliked Movie Settings or Story Types

    I don't like torture in a film, either. In the case of SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, however, I think it was important to have that visual to convey the desperation of the characters.
  6. sagebrush

    Classical music

    Growing up, I was aware of a lot of classical music because my dad listened to it. I remember being a bit confused the first time I saw 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY because of the use of classical music in the film. I had never seen a film before then in which the film's music was not written specifically for it. My dad had to explain it to me. 😄
  7. sagebrush

    TCM Underground - 2019

    Anyone watch SOMETIMES AUNT MARTHA DOES DREADFUL THINGS? I found myself alternately laughing and shaking my head. Bits of it looked more like it was shot as a school PSA 😄. I think if I had gone to a theater to see this one, I would have either fallen asleep or walked out. It was a nice change from the 80's nightclub-style of Undergrounds we had in the past 6 months, though.
  8. I just became very jealous of you! I would love to see it on the big screen, too.
  9. sagebrush

    mary poppins returns

    I'm sure it does; your Disney reviews are very thorough. I think that may be another reason I only rated it as enjoyable. I always have high expectations from Disney films.
  10. sagebrush

    Gregory Hines gots own postal stamp

    I don't really collect them, but an aunt of mine bought me the Lon Chaney set one year because she knew I was a fan. I was delighted; I still have it!
  11. sagebrush

    mary poppins returns

    I saw the film. It certainly is beautifully shot. As a fan of musicals,though, only two of the songs were memorable for me. "Trip A Little Light Fantastic", a catchy tune along with some nice choreography, and "A Cover Is Not A Book", a show-within-a-show number with some nifty rapping by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Overall, an enjoyable flick.
  12. sagebrush

    Star centennial birthdays

    Happy centennial birthday to Dorothy Morrison. Today she is 100 years old ( born January 3rd, 1919!)
  13. sagebrush

    Happy Birthday to...

    What a treat to see this thread this morning, jakeem!
  14. sagebrush

    Star centennial birthdays

    Happy centennial birthday to beautiful Carole Landis, born January 1st, 1919!
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    That's exactly what I get, too. What's annoying is that it takes 2-3 minutes where it "looks" like it is searching, then the 504 ERROR message appears.

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