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   StormCnter  Who was Jonas Wilkerson? Who played the part and in what film?
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   Iacta alea est  Wasn't he the "carpet bagger" in GWTW?
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   StormCnter  She was born in 1945, in England. She was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire ) in the 2000 Queen's Millennium Honours List for her services to acting and United Kingdom-French cultural relations. She has appeared in almost sixty films in a career spanning fifty years.
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   Iacta alea est  Charlotte Rampling
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   MeiDei  1991 comedy/drama
Eleven-year-old, Vada, is a quiet child living with her widowed father Harry Dultenfuss, a local mortician who prepares bodies in his basement. Vada feels responsible for the death of her mother, who died giving birth to her, and lives in an emotional cocoon, her only friend being a personable local boy, Thomas J. Sennett, who suffers from allergies. Like Vada, Harry keeps to himself, until a freelance make-up artist, Shelly DeVoto comes to town and gets a job working with Harry. Shelly and Harry fall in love and Vada feels threatened by her presence. But then a personal tragedy forces Vada to come out of her emotional shell.

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   MeiDei  1993 film Loosely fact-based film drama.
In 1917, Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle are fascinated and intrigued by photographs of fairies taken by cousins Francis Griffiths and Elsie Wright. Filmed in England (Didcot,London, Yorkshire, Pinewood Studios, Shepperton Studios ). Over the past seven decades, the photos by the two girls have been published in numerous books and magazines, and eventually someone discovered the specific Charles Robinson children's book illustrations of fairies that the two cousins copied. Computer enhancement has revealed the string supporting the fairies.

   4 hours ago .




   StormCnter  Who was the first African-American James Bond girl character, and in which film?

Jinx, Die Another Day
May Day, A View to a Kill
Rosie Carver, Live and Let Die
Xenia Onatopp, GoldenEye
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   MeiDei  Who can forget the striking Grace Jones! Was she the first black Bond character I don't know because I don't recognize any of the names [except mine with the variable spelling].
4 hours ago .


   StormCnter  The character Rosie Carver (Gloria Hendry ) was the first black Bond girl, in Live and Let Die (1973 ) - she was portrayed as an incompetent CIA double-agent.
About an hour ago .




   StormCnter  2006 movie: A Secret Service agent is framed as the mole in an assassination attempt on the President. He must clear his name and foil another assassination attempt while on the run from a Secret Service Protective Intelligence Division agent.
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   MeiDei  Well, I think we're alone here - Keifer Sutherland & Michael Douglas in ???
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   StormCnter  (1904-1979 )He was born in Ireland and orphaned at age eleven. After University, he became a courier for Sinn Fein leader Michael Collins, hunted by the Black and Tan, with a price on his head. He was Bette Davis's favorite leading man and starred with Barbara Stanwyck eleven times. He was married five times and had a tumultuous two-year affair with Bette Davis.
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   Richdet  George Brent.
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   StormCnter  George Brent, of course. Jane Powell claims to have had a romance with him during one film production and to have turned down his marriage proposal. It is reported that Bette Davis didn't recognize him when he visited her backstage in 1978. He died the following year. Rich is awarded an unopened tin of George Brent's favorite mustache wax and a set of his mustache-trimming tools.
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   StormCnter  2003 movie: Based on the life of Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Beach prostitute who became a serial killer.
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   Gram77  Was this Monster? She is Charlise Theron. Terrible spelling!
5 hours ago .


   StormCnter  Yup. Your spelling was close enough. Charlize was unsuccessful in preventing Playboy magazine from posting nude photos from her past. You win, Gram, a box of matches to destroy all such items before Playboy finds them.
5 hours ago .




   StormCnter  Easy one: 1990 film:
When the female deputy prosecutor R.K. Sabich had an affair with is murdered, he is chosen to lead the investigation. However, when he digs too deeply, he finds himself framed for the murder.

   9 hours ago .



   Gram77  An excellent movie....Presumed Innocent with Ford, Bedelia, Julia (who died way too young ) and Dennehy.
5 hours ago .


   StormCnter  And an excellent book, Gram. You're right on all of it. You are awarded a slim little sawblade for getting out of jail if you are ever falsely accused.
5 hours ago .




   StormCnter  "Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine" opens this weekend in theaters. Here is the trailer.




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