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Friday, June 11, 2021

Film Friday: Elliptical 100 (17)

 


These movies are older than I am.












Directed by Michael Curtiz.

Released in 1943.

-  The cast included several refugees from the Nazis.  

-  Dooley Wilson (Sam) was actually a drummer, so he faked playing the piano. 













Directed and produced by Orson Welles.

Released in 1941.

-  Kane was largely based on William Randolph Hearst.  













Based on a novel by Dashiell Hammett.

Directed by John Huston.

Released in 1941.

-  Huston's directorial debut.













Directed by Billy Wilder.

Released in 1950.

-  Cecil B. DeMille and Buster Keaton appear as themselves.


If I could save only one:  Casablanca

Last week's answer:  Citizen Kane  


Final Leaderboard

Brett Alan - 7

Jon -  4

Fuji -  2 1/2


I need an address for the winner, Brett Alan.  

morganyud at protonmail dot com

All three to need a pick a sport for their prize.  If you collect all four, I think football is the strongest and basketball is the weakest.  Baseball vs hockey is more subjective, with both ranked in the middle.   

Recap next week.   

3 comments:

  1. Just sent that email; let me know if you need anything else (or reply here if it doesn't come through). Thanks so much for this!

    Seeing "It's Terrific!" on a movie poster does seem a little too bluntly braggy, but of course if any film every had the right to be bluntly braggy, that's the one.

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  2. Looks like you saved the best group for last! :)

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