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Eleanor Parker is “The Woman in White” (1948) – reviewed by George

Walter Hartright (Gig Young) narrates, “I came to Limmeridge seven years ago, the night of April 4, 1851.” His train gets in after dark and he asks if a carriage from Limmeridge House has come for him, but the carriage … Continue reading

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Citizen Kane (1941) – reviewed by George

It used to happen a lot, but now I think it happens about four times a year: I’m in a conversation, and we’re talking movies, and someone turns to me and says, “What do you think of ‘Citizen Kane’?” And … Continue reading

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Hayley Mills in “Pollyanna” 1960 – reviewed by George

This is a landmark film for Walt Disney, for Hayley Mills, and for positive thinking. “The Power of Positive Thinking” by Norman Vincent Peale was published in 1953, and the film followed 7 years later. And Eleanor Porter, who published … Continue reading

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Charlotte’s Web (1973) – reviewed by George

This animated cartoon version of E.B.White’s book is really fun. It was directed by Charles Nichols and Iwao Takamoto, and it tells the tale of a spring pig destined to become bacon come wintertime. But Wilbur (voice by Henry Gibson) … Continue reading

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