By Ivan Walters
Whereas observing a film, what percentage audience detect many of the finer information of the movie, akin to the time of day in the course of a scene—or even the date itself? for example, does an individual bear in mind what day detention is served via the excessive schoolers within the Breakfast membership or can wager while extraterrestrial beings first make their presence recognized in Independence Day? and maybe merely historical past buffs or enthusiasts of Leonardo DiCaprio can cite the precise date the enormous sunk.
In A yr of flicks: 365 movies to observe at the Date They occurred Ivan Walters offers a variety for each day at the calendar within which at the very least the various occasions within the movie happen. For a few movies, the complete drama happens on a really particular day. For different motion pictures, akin to definitely the right Stuff, the date in query is represented in a key scene or or perhaps for only a few pivotal seconds. yes motion pictures, to ensure, are noticeable applicants for inclusion during this e-book. What different motion picture could make experience to monitor on February second than Groundhog Day? Is there a extra acceptable movie to contemplate for June sixth than The Longest Day? Representing a number of genres—from comedies and dramas to westerns and movie noir—these motion pictures provide lovers a distinct viewing opportunity.
While aiding audience come to a decision what to monitor on a given day, this e-book also will introduce readers to motion pictures they won't have differently thought of. aimed toward movie buffs and casuals audience alike, A yr of films is usually a great source for librarians who are looking to provide inventive programming for his or her buyers.
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Stay Tuned. Kansas City, KS: Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2002. This book at page 160 gives date of the match. Alternate Film: The Assassination of Richard Nixon 23 SANDS OF IWO JIMA Year: 1949 Genre: War/Drama Run Time: 1 hour 40 minutes Availability: DVD and VHS (Republic Pictures) Director: Allan Dwan; Screenplay: Harry Brown and James Edward Grant FEBRUARY 51 Cast: John Wayne (Sergeant Stryker), John Agar (PFC Peter Conway), Julie Bishop (Mary), Forrest Tucker (PFC Al Thomas), Arthur Franz (Corporal Robert Dunne), Adele Mara (Allison Bromley), Wally Cassell (PFC Benny Regazzi) Marine Sergeant John Stryker is thoroughly hated by his squad, especially Peter Conway, the arrogant son of Stryker’s former commander, and Al Thomas, who blames Stryker for his being demoted because he forces them to go through extensive hard training.
Eastwood gives a fantastic performance as the cranky, racist Walt. This film has a well-thought-out plot. Unbelievable that this movie did not get one Oscar nomination. Awards: Golden Globe Nomination: Best Original Song Alternate Film: Mary, Queen of Scots 11 THE SONG OF BERNADETTE Year: 1943 Genre: Drama Run Time: 2 hours 36 minutes Date Revealed in Film: 1:40 Availability: Blu-ray (Twilight Time), DVD (Twentieth Century Fox Home Video) Director: Henry King; Screenplay: George Seaton, based on the Franz Werfel novel Cast: Jennifer Jones (Bernadette), Charles Bickford (Father Peyramale), Gladys Cooper (Sister Marie Therese Vauzous), Anne Revere (Louise Soubirous), Vincent Price (Vital Dutour), Lee J.
Tony Mendez of the CIA goes to a State Department meeting to devise a plan to get the six out, but all options seem bad. Tony gets the idea to document the six as Canadian members of a film crew who are in Iran scouting locations for a science fiction movie. John Chambers, a Hollywood makeup artist who had worked for the CIA, gets producer Lester Siegel to set up a fake film company, find a script, and publicize the movie. Mendez flies to Iran and gives the six their cover stories. The six survive a trip to the Grand Bazaar.