When Kennedy spoke of landing a man on the moon it seemed an impossible task "We do this not because it is easy but because it is hard". Man was space bound and Kennedy's goal was to achieve this on many levels; to show the Soviet Union that America was the pre-eminent Superpower, to give a boost to the military industrial complex and to rally America to a common purpose and goal.
Love is a universal feeling but a few lines of musings from a poet - assembled words perhaps softly spoken - can express a romance or desire that if we don't yet have we'd probably like to. And so poets have burnished their dreams throughout history and across the globe, in every culture past and present. For most of us Indian Love Poetry tends to be the erotic and explicit Kama Sutra and The Perfumed Garden.
In our Hollywood Stage presentation John Wayne reprises his role as Tom Dunston and his journey west to build a cattle empire. He adopts a young boy, Matthew, orphaned by an Indian raid. Returning from the Civil War Mathew helps his father on a massive cattle drive only for their relationship to completely fall apart as Father is pitted against Son.
Maureen O'Hara plays Doris Walker a Special Events Director at the Macy's department store in New York. The actor she has employed to play Santa at their Thanksgiving parade is drunk. The whiskered old man who finds him is persuaded by Doris to replace him and does so extremely effectively.
Subtitled the Secret Diary of a Victorian Gentleman, this book was banned for being sexually explicit and pornographic but following its publication has become known as an erotic masterpiece. No one really knows the identity of the pleasure seeking author or what in this diary is fact or fiction but Richard Johnson's reading makes a convincing and compelling case as the chronicler of this important document.
Walter Burns is the editor of a major Chicago newspaper whose ace reporter and ex-wife, Hildy Johnson, visits him to announce her forthcoming marriage to an insurance salesman.
Walter, resourceful, cunning, and connected, works overtime to prevent the loss of Hildy to this other man. Here, Fred Macmurray and Claudette Colbert clash words and wit in this enduring classic comedy.