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  • Trump is ‘Lonesome Rhodes’

    09/15/2015 7:59:37 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 114 replies ^ | September 14, 2015 | Cal Thomas
    Rarely and perhaps not in modern times has a presidential campaign more resembled the classic 1957 film, "A Face in the Crowd." Written by Budd Schulberg and starring Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal and Walter Matthau, the storyline follows an Arkansas hayseed named Larry "Lonesome" Rhodes (Griffith), whom Marcia Jeffries (Neal) discovers in a county jail. Jeffries has a local radio show on which she interviews interesting characters. She finds Rhodes irresistible and puts him on the air. Rhodes becomes a sensation, eventually climbing the ladder to his own network TV show and then, as politicians approach him for endorsements, a...
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "The Odd Couple" (1968)

    03/10/2013 12:11:43 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 7 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1968 | Neil Simon
    Recently watching reruns of the classic TV series on the ME TV channel is the inspiration for today's feature, the hit comedy film which served as its basis. To quote the intro from the TV series: "Can 2 divorced men share an apartment without driving each other crazy?"
  • Excerpt from Elaine May's "A New Leaf" (1971). With Walter Matthau (This is our economy today)

    05/23/2012 7:42:41 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 7 replies
    Excerpt from Elaine May's "A New Leaf" (1971). The idle and spoiled Henry Graham (Matthau) learns from his accountant/lawyer (William Redfield) that he (Graham) is broke.
  • Greenhouse Cafe sends out tendrils - Valley chain expands into central Cleveland mall

    11/14/2003 9:25:40 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 7 replies · 271+ views
    Valley Press ^ | November 14, 2003 | ANN WISHART
    If California sells well in California, it sells even better in Cleveland, Ohio. Fred Eastman, owner of the California Greenhouse Cafe, has turned a small Lancaster restaurant on Commerce Center Drive into a thriving seven-location chain and has plans for further expansion. Eastman's most recent addition is an eatery at The Avenue at Tower City Center in Cleveland, an idea hatched by Eastman and Forest City Enterprises, which owns the Antelope Valley Mall. Originally from Cleveland, Eastman has connections in the Forest City organization. His acquaintances there urged him to make the move to the Midwest, and it proved to...