H is for Hundred - I have been working hard this month at my blog HSD writing about people who lived in 1921 in the A to Z Blogging challenge. As a supplement to that work he...
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"... while the plot is typically original and engaging, somehow it lacks Capra's cinematic expertise in putting over Riskin's ideas: the tone is too often syrupy and sentimental while the hero isn't made to face formidable villains such as one finds in Capra's work."Stewart is not at his best in the movie. His portrayal of a pollster trying to put a magic formula to work, lacks the multilayered nuanced performances he so often achieved. Jimmy Stewart was in many great movies prior to 1947. If you are looking for better Stewart movies from the 40's, you might want to try The Shop Around the Corner or Rope instead of this slightly above average comedy drama.
|Cover ofAvengers # 61|
book included first appearance of a quinjet
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|Tower Building, Elgin, Illinois.|
|Game 1 1959 World Series at Comiskey Park|
|The exploding scoreboard that shot off fireworks after every Sox Homer|
|The Exterior of the stadium|
|I think I sat behind one of these at nearly every game I went to.|
We got a lot of give-a-way seats and these were what they gave away
|Carlton Fisk switched Sox (from Red to White) in 1980 and was still with Chicago in 1990|
Fisk is featured today at my sports blog
|Final Game at Comiskey|
|Out with the old. In with the blue.|
|They Tore Down Paradise|
|Left Home Plate in the Parking Lot|
|Prior to demolition of the stadium,|
the seats were removed and sold to television stars