Eratosphere Forums - Metrical Poetry, Free Verse, Fiction, Art, Critique, Discussions Able Muse - a review of poetry, prose and art

Forum Left Top

Notices

Reply
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Unread 01-04-2013, 04:42 PM
Barbara Baig Barbara Baig is offline
Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 140
Default

Thanks for that link, Bill--and Ann, thanks for the recommendations. You probably know that FDR told Jan Struther that Mrs. Miniver hastened America's entry into WWII. The Encyclopedia of British Women's Writing, 1900-1950 adds that when MGM produced a sequel to the film, The Miniver Story, Struther disliked it and sued the studio--successfully--for killing off Mrs. M.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Unread 01-04-2013, 07:01 PM
Gail White's Avatar
Gail White Gail White is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Breaux Bridge, LA, USA
Posts: 3,400
Default

My husband, who was in love with Greer Garson and her crescent shaped eyes, has seenMrs. Miniver many times -- likewise her performance in Pride and Prejudice.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Unread 01-06-2013, 03:50 PM
John Riley John Riley is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 4,607
Default

Supposedly Louis B. Mayer was secretly but deeply in love with Greer Garson. She could do no wrong in his eyes and he saw to it that she always had the parts she wanted.

This last month was Ernst Lubitsch month on TCM. I discovered his early musicals and am still enchanted. Thank you Europe for sending him our way. I also recently saw "Brief Encounter" and "I Know Where I'm Going" again. It was a great holiday season for movie watching.

“If her head was on your shoulder
And she grew a little bit bolder
Now I ask you what would you do with a girl like that?
... Now I ask you what would you do?
That’s what I did too.”
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump



Forum Right Top
Forum Left Bottom Forum Right Bottom
 
Right Left
Member Login
Forgot password?
Forum LeftForum Right


Forum Statistics:
Forum Members: 8,157
Total Threads: 20,483
Total Posts: 260,164
There are 147 users
currently browsing forums.
Forum LeftForum Right


Forum Sponsor:
Donate & Support Able Muse / Eratosphere
Forum LeftForum Right
Right Right
Right Bottom Left Right Bottom Right

Hosted by ApplauZ Online