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Picnic: Floundered Youth

Kansas born playwright William Inge penned several notable plays about Middle America that became critical Broadway successes and cinematic box office draws during the 1950s and early 1960s.  The oft remembered adaptation is Kazan‘s Splendor in the Grass (1961) with Natalie Wood … Continue reading

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Journalistic Integrity – Absence of Malice

Theatrically released less than a month after my birth, I could not resist selecting Absence of Malice for savoring – Paul Newman, journalism, and a young driven female reporter played by Sally Field is an easy sell for my preferences. … Continue reading

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