And here I was hoping for some fish....
dan...@panix.com adds: all the usual disclaimers regarding liability,
intelligence, accuracy apply. spelling disclaimer is doubled.
while science is pretty sure that the sun will rise in the east tomorrow,
we're not quite so sure it'll be shining....
Danny, speaking as a veteran fisherperson (yes I know it is a witless and
pointless pursuit....I just can't stop...*sob*) in order to land the big
ones you will need to use better bait. You see, messing-up a movie title
was a good idea, and subtle too, but people just don't care much about
movies. You need to hit 'em where they live (eg. Jon Papai's "Blow Jays"
However, to make you feel better: you st*p*d f*ck*ng b*st*rd, that was
On the BEACH! On the *BEACH*!!!!!
---Bill "and don't forget to crosspost into a soc.culture group" VanHorne
DA>And here I was hoping for some fish....
Well, there was the part where Brando lamented his lost chance to
own a fish ranch - "I coulda been a cod tender".
And the part where the Diet Pepsi bottle tapped out "Arnie", "Arnie"
over and over in Morse.
Dan "antipodially challenged" MCKinnon
ş OLX 2.1 TD ş All of my REALLY GOOD taglines are 1 character too lon
That movie is "On the Beach". On the waterfront has Brando and Karl Malden
and is about dockyard workers and a priest.
Based upon the book of the same name. Can't seem to remember the author.
He also wrote "Trustee from the Tool Room", "The Pied Piper", etc.
Fred Christiansen ("Canajun, eh?") Email: fre...@phx.mcd.mot.com
Disclaimer: Opinions expressed are strictly my own.
".. I have set before you Life and Death, blessing and cursing; therefore
choose Life, that both you and your children may live" Deut 30:19
>>That movie is "On the Beach".
>Based upon the book of the same name. Can't seem to remember the author.
>He also wrote "Trustee from the Tool Room", "The Pied Piper", etc.
I should know better than to swim up to this one, but ...
"On the Beach", by Nevil Shute - in the mid to late '50s sometime?
Robert "or some similar spelling" Allison
Nevil Shute (sp?).
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>Robert "or some similar spelling" Allison
Rohbert? Robbert? Roberd? Tell tell!
-aB "Or some similar acronym" Mayers
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He also wrote 'A town like Alice' which, like 'On the Beach' is set in
Austria. It was distressing in the extreme to read this book as it
kept referring to 'gators. Not that I have anything against 'gators (little
or otherwise) it's just that they only live in the Americas. Every where
else, including australia, they have crocodiles. No self respecting
Aussie would ever talk about a 'gator.
Derek "All his books have the same names as Chris Rea songs" Tearne
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>ab...@Freenet.carleton.ca (Robert Allison) writes:
>>"On the Beach", by Nevil Shute - in the mid to late '50s sometime?
>>Robert "or some similar spelling" Allison
>Rohbert? Robbert? Roberd? Tell tell!
>-aB "Or some similar acronym" Mayers
A friend of mine from university days used to claim his first
name (see if you can guess it from The Clue (sm)) was spelled
"Rod3ger" - but the "3" was silent. I was amazed at the number
of sweet young things that seemed to believe him. What a line!
Rob3ert "but the 3 is silent" Allison