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    Who would have thought a topic on Ringo could get heated? Ringo is royalty and so is Paul. While they are still with us lets cherish them.
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    Miss W, you certainly are NOT derailing the thread. So far there have been 65 posts on 3 pages PRAISING Ringo and wishing him a Happy Birthday and liking that this thread was started. With 1 execption. that's who is "derailing" or at least trying to derail the thread, and it is not you!
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    I'm hardly "derailing" it...I'm one of the posters here actually talking about Ringo. As for maturity, I've always closely identified with five-year-olds.
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    Other countries are not reporting deaths or doing enough testing, it's pretty obvious. Those that are hoping for more deaths for political reasons need to get professional help. BTW for those that just woke up, the "experts" who having been predicting how this virus behaves have been about as accurate as global warming "experts", which means they've been totally wrong up to this point.
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    Open up your heart, let's come together Use a little love And we will make it work out better I don't ask for much, I only want your trust And you know it don't come easy And this love of mine keeps growing all the time And you know it don't come easy Peace, remember peace is how we make it Here within your reach If you're big enough to take it
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    Looks like you fear the Trump magic.
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    Rogue's March (1953)- Peter Lawford's character reenlists into the military under a false name after having escaped from jail. (Peter as his character's alter ego Pvt. Harry Simms)
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    You don't have to care, if you're not a fan of Ringo or the Beatles, why should you? However, quite often a thread is started here about an actor or director or someone else with some claim to fame, who I don't care about. I just respect the fact that others DO care about that person, and leave the thread alone. If you don't care, why bother posting in this thread at all?
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    THE USUAL SUSPECTS (spoiler alert!!!!!!) THE DOUBLE (also spoiler alert!!!!!) EVIL UNDER THE SUN (ditto!!!) THE THIRD MAN (spoiler alert if by some miracle you still haven't seen it yet) THE MAJOR AND THE MINOR -- Ginger Rogers pretends to be 11 to get a cheaper train ticket WILLY WONKA -- someone in South America makes a fake Golden Ticket Anything with con men including OCEAN'S 11, THE STING, & the TV show LEVERAGE NOTHING SACRED and its remake LIVING IT UP -- pretending to be sick with radium poisoning just to get a free trip to New York
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    Doris Day does something similar in IT'S A GREAT FEELING -- Jack Carson tries to pass Doris off as a French movie star to get her into Hollywood
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    Yeah, I know what you're sayin' here, MissW. But, I've also always preferred the melodic opening guitar strains to "It Don't Come Easy" than I have the piano opening to "Photograph". And yes again, I know what you mean about Brian Wilson's musical ear too. In fact, just a couple years ago and because I've always loved it so much, I changed my cellphone's ringtone to the opening prelude of his song "California Girls"... One of the most melodic introductions to any song ever, I've always thought. But yes again, after that opening prelude ends and it goes into that rhythmic organ beat and then when the lyrics begin being sung, it's just not as interesting a song to me, and even though it's still a very good song overall. (...and from what I've heard, Brian Wilson's favorite of any of the songs he's ever written)
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    Gordon, Ken --Cary Grant in Wings in the Dark
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    I have very few intros prior to 2003. That was still the VHS era for me. I didn't record a lot of movies then. So if I happen to have one or two it was from an old VHS tape. In 2003 I bought a SONY Vaio desktop computer that could record from cable. Recording movies and intros was a breeze! At first I started collecting intros for movies I liked and ones I thought were important. Wish I had recorded more of the early Essentials for example. Eventually around 2010 I started to record ALL the intros! They were recorded more for posterity. Quality is good not perfect. I have all of the Cartoon Alley intros and wrap-ups from this era. With the advent of MP4 the recorded quality is now much better. I've missed a few here and there over the last decade. Not by choice though. Prime example, for what ever reason. I missed Eddie Muller's first intro for Noir Alley, THE MALTESE FALCON. I do have the wrap-up. So, yeah, thousands. It's an unforgiving beast of a hobby and at least once a month I ask myself, "To what end?"
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    A TV example -- Dawson's Creek
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    The Whales of August Next: Elevator
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    The Prince of Tides (1991)
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    Ringo kills a prehistoric bug. I can't see the other Beatles doing that, except maybe pre-Yoko John.
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    I like Madonna, she's a legend and has contributed so much to pop music and culture. But is she "better" than the Beatles? Of course not. Not even close. Although it's one of those apples and oranges situations (of course the Beatles would be the Apples.)
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    And later put it on Disney+ streaming for all (well, subscribers, anyway) to see: https://www.disneyplus.com/movies/swiss-family-robinson-1940/3ea1UFZCVdki I've seen Warner's DVD, and it's good, from the days when they still did classic "Night at the Movies" 30's fodder and precode. It hasn't been banished to the Archive yet, although the Archive does have Ann Sheridan's Dead End Kids spinoff Angels Wash Their Faces (1939)
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    Right, it's the general consensus among professional drummers (from all genres) that Ringo was and is one of the best. Flashy "show-offy" drum solos are not necessarily an indication of the drummer's talent. Same with George; a great rock guitarist, one of the very best. But George never felt the need to take off on long excruciating guitar solos; his playing always served the song, not the other way around. (ie, he did not use the song as an excuse to go into some prolonged solo that would have drawn more attention to his playing than to the song itself...)
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    Twump is just going to showboat a debate, Don't debate, take away ALL his oxygen, deprive him of "Twump's Reality TV." F-him!!!
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    https://www.nitrateville.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=13752&hilit=letty+lynton This thread on another forum summarizes the legal injunction hindering LL. Warner Archive reports having reached out to the relevant rightsholders in hopes of coming to a deal, but apparently they're not cooperating. In the case of Porgy and Bess, supposedly the surviving elements would require extensive and expensive restoration work. (And apparently the concerned parties can't come to a necessary agreement.) Escapade is a remake of the 1934 Austrian film Maskerade; rights issues are probably hindering it.
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    Oh yeah, I remember THAT movie TOO! I'll never forget the time TCM showed... "Meet Me in DC, Mildred!" (...seems you remember it too, eh speedy?!)
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    How does one find out that there are legal reason why these don't air ? I'm just curious .
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    Franklin Leonard @franklinleonard The writers of <gestures vaguely at all of... this> really are in their bag having Pence remind us that his wife is named Karen. 1:16 PM · Jul 8, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
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    Eliza Relman @eliza_relman Pence on schools reopening: "The best expert I know on this topic is my wife, Karen." 12:52 PM · Jul 8, 2020·Twitter Web App
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    POLITICO @politico Mike Pence said coronavirus infections are starting to level off in some states that have been experiencing sharp spikes in cases, even as state-level data paints a worrisome outlook for positive tests, hospitalizations and deaths Pence touts progress in Covid-19 hot spots amid a surge of cases Arizona's data shows 25 percent of samples collected on July 5 tested positive for the virus, and in Florida hospitals are running out of ICU beds. politico.com 4:28 PM · Jul 8, 2020·Twitter Web App
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    THE ROSE OF PARIS (1924)
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    Unfortunately there's no Emoji for ignorant. * Ignorant
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    Kaitlan Collins @kaitlancollins McEnany says President Trump and the CDC aren’t on different pages, despite his tweet attacking the agency’s guidance. She explains Trump’s absence at the task force meetings (he hasn’t been to once since April) by saying he’s briefed on what’s going on. 4:49 PM · Jul 8, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
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    Aaron Blake @AaronBlake McEnany. asked whether Trump is pressuring health officials to say things they might disagree with: “Not at all. The president made his opinion quite clear publicly this morning on Twitter for all to see.” Note: It's possible to pressure health officials with public comments. 4:48 PM · Jul 8, 2020·TweetDeck
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    Manu Raju @mkraju McEnany doesn’t answer directly when asked if Trump has faith in Fauci, saying he listens to the “conclusions of our medical experts” 4:43 PM · Jul 8, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
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    Hooray for Love in the Afternoon
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    What's the point of a debate when Trump is just going to lie, lie, lie at every turn. He'll make up numbers, twist the truth, everything was tremendous, everyone else is a liar, he was 10 out of 10 ... Why pay the goof lip service. Boy, Deep State are doing a pathetic job of taking him out. You would think that would be easier in the middle of a pandemic.
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    Another one I would love to kiss....Rudolph Valentino!
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    Maisie Ravier I mean Ann Sothern is a killer in SHADOW ON THE WALL (1950). Next: late career Ann Sothern
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    CHARLES AZNAVOUR is represented on the collections I was listening to... with this :
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    Pam Keith @PamKeithFL · 8h DeSantis has mandated K-12 schools reopen in 4 weeks, vetoed funding for online learning & refuses to mandate mask wearing He is either trying to endanger our children or trying to sabotage K-12 education altogether Rich families will find an alternative. Poor families will not
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    Maybe Trump should propose a bailout bill for kids. Let them skip school and purchase good grades with government assistance.
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    He was also the main character in Help!, since the plot revolved around a sacred ring on his finger that everyone was after.
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    A young dancer made her feature film debut in 1943's "Something To Shout About", which has been shown on TCM. She was billed as Lily Norwood. In all future movies, she was billed as Cyd Charisse. Yes, born Tula Ellice Finklea, she married her one time dance teacher, Nico Charisse, when she was eighteen. Her first name, Cyd, was a family nickname. When her brother was learning to talk, he tried to call her Sis, but it came out Sid. With a spelling change, she became Cyd.
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