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THIRD MAN ON THE MOUNTAIN-- the inspiration for Disneyland's Matterhorn ride

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the beginning of CHARADE

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MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

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GOLDFINGER

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PINK PANTHER

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THE GREAT ESCAPE

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Excellent examples yesterday. Thanks everyone!

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Involves poetry

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THE BARRETTS OF WIMPOLE STREET (1934)
POETIC JUSTICE (1993)
NERUDA (2016)

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Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) reading Funeral Blues by WH Auden at Gareth's funeral

Gunga Din (1939) poem by Kipling

Dead Poets Society (1989)

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The poet killer terrorizes London in Lured (1947), starring Lucille Ball and George Sanders.

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BRIGHT STAR--Keats

PERSUASION-- Captain Bennick courts Louisa Musgrove through poetry

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY-- Willoughby and Marianne fall in love through Shakespeare's Sonnets

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Beat poetry shows up in movies with Beatniks like FUNNY FACE and WHAT'S SO BAD ABOUT FEELING GOOD

DEAR BRIGITTE -- James Stewart is a famous poet

THE PETRIFIED FOREST -- Leslie Howard in a wandering poet

IF I WERE KING (1938) -- Ronald Colman is a poet who becomes king

AS YOU LIKE IT -- Poetry posted in trees all over the forest

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME -- Esmeralda falls in love with a poet

Of course I thought of Monty Python's "Have a poet in every home!" sketch

ANd three famous poets show up in Blackadder III's episode about Samuel Johnson's dictionary

 

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Beatniks

BELL BOOK AND CANDLE (1958)
NEXT STOP GREENWICH VILLAGE (1976)
DOWN WITH LOVE (2003)
Maynard G. Krebs

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Heart Beat (1980) about Neal and Carolyn Cassidy and Jack Kerouac

The Last Time I Committed Suicide (1997) more Neal Cassidy 

The Beatniks (1960)

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It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)

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Two for the Seasaw (1962)

"a square from Nebraska? an off-beatnik from Greenwich Village?"

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Films from the 1960s that were remade

CAPE FEAR (1962)
THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR (1968)
TRUE GRIT (1969)

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The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

The Italian Job (1969)

Rosemary's Baby (1968)

The Parent Trap (1961)

All better than the remakes...

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Ocean's 11 (1960) ( tried watching the remake once..i lasted only a second nothing beats the original)  

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Disney remakes from the 60s -- JUNGLE BOOK, 101 DALMATIANS, MARY POPPINS ("sequel")

DR. DOOLITTLE

MY FAIR LADY (in the works)

WEST SIDE STORY coming soon

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Directed more than one Best Picture

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Frank Lloyd..CAVALCADE (1933) and MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY (1935)

Robert Wise..WEST SIDE STORY (1961) and THE SOUND OF MUSIC (1965)

Clint Eastwood..UNFORGIVEN (1992) and MILLION DOLLAR BABY (2004)

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Frank Capra

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Francis Ford Coppola:  The Godfather (1972) and The Godfather II (1974)

David Lean:  The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) and Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

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