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Fantom Special Events

I got to see something in theaters I normally wouldn’t have the opportunity to see; Singing In The Rain. Fantom presents older film special events. The worst part is their price. There is no discount or matinee price. But hey 60th anniversary showing: score!!

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I’m still tapping in my head.

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TT: What’s to Come 2012

SO I’d like to ask your assistance in making this blog better this year: what would you like to see me post on Travel Thursdays?

Here are some sub topics:

Local Yokel – concerts, activities, festivals, city events?

Day Trippin – Within 4 hours of here, and something special to visit?

Moving Movies – Movie reviews of well travelled films?

Tips – How to travel better?

Trips – Places I’ve been , or want to go and what I’d do?

Visits – Family and friends advice?

Worldly footsteps – prominent monuments, well travelled places, or impactful scenery?

 

Chime in. Give me your feelings. Help me, help you enjoy the blog better.

 

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TT: Beautiful Places, Beautiful Faces, Not So Beautiful Endings

Beautiful Places filled with Beautiful Faces but not so Beautiful Movie Endings…

Movies that end without a happy ending, but I don’t want to spoil it for you, so if you ever want to watch these few movies, don’t go in expecting a happy ending. I won’t tell you what happens, but overall it’s not a joyful ending, there’s a little sadness to make the film so great. Yet, they’re filmed in absolutely beautiful scenery.

Hawaii  One Way Passage

William Powell, Kay Francis

“Always the most precious, the last few drops. That’s luck.”

Tahiti The Devil at 4 O’Clock

Frank Sinatra,

 “It is hard for a man to be brave when he knows he is going to meet the DEVIL at 4 o’clock”

Hollywood Sunset Boulevard

Gloria Swanson, William Holden

“And I promise you I’ll never desert you again because after ‘Salome’ we’ll make another picture and another picture. You see, this is my life! It always will be! Nothing else! Just us, the cameras, and those wonderful people out there in the dark!… All right, Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for my close-up. “

Los Angeles The China Syndrome

Jack Lemmon, Jane Fonda, Michael Douglass

“He was not a loony. He was the sanest man I ever knew in my life.”

Carson City The Shootist

John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, James Stewart, Ron Howard, Scatman Crothers

” Mister, this is my birthday. Gimme the best in the house. “

Rome Roman Holiday

Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn

“Joe, we can’t go running around town with a hot princess! “

London The Prince and The Showgirl

Laurence Olivier, Marilyn Monroe

“Sweetly pretty. She should use more mascara. When one is young, one should use a lot of mascara. When one is older, one should use much more. “

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