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Film Meme - Day 30 
28th-Oct-2010 08:53 am
Poppy Wreath

Day 01 - Sequel that should not have been made ... The Trail of the Pink Panther
Day 02 - Movie that you think more people should see ... Still to decide - LOL
Day 03 - Favorite Oscar-nominated movie from most recent ballot ... Pride and Prejudice
Day 04 - Movie that makes you laugh every time ... Pride and Prejudice
Day 04 - Movie that makes you laugh every time ... Carry On, Up The Khyber
Day 05 - Movie you loathe ... Meet The Spartans
Day 06 - Movie that makes you cry every time ... Gone With The Wind
Day 07 - Least favorite movie by a favorite actor or actress ... P.S. I Love You
Day 08 - Movie that should be required high school viewing ... Gallipoli ...&... All Quiet On The Western Front
Day 09 - Best scene ever ... Pellet with the Poison, from The Court Jester
Day 10 - A movie you thought you wouldn't like but ended up loving ... Lethal Weapon
Day 11 - A movie that disappointed you ... Twilight
Day 12 - Best soundtrack/background music in a scene ... Snow White ... & ... Prince of Egypt
Day 14 - Favorite film in black and white ... Some Like It Hot
Day 15 - Best musical - Guys & Dolls
Day 16 - Your guilty pleasure movie ... Still to decide - LOL
Day 17 - Favorite series of related movies - Star Wars
Day 18 - Favorite title sequence ... Operation Peticoat
Day 19 - Best movie cast ... Around the World in 80 Days
Day 20 - Favorite kiss ... To Catch a Thief
Day 21 - Favorite romantic couple ... Groucho & Margaret ... and ... Fred & Ginger
Day 22 - Favorite final scene/line ... Some like It Hot
Day 23 - Best explosion or action scene ... Lethal Weapon 3
Day 24 - Quote you use most often ... "Wind & Rain ... from The Longest Day
Day 25 - A movie you plan on watching (old or new) ... Mamma Mia
Day 26 - Freakishly weird movie ending ... Still to decide - LOL
Day 27 - Best villain ... Arsenic and Old Lace
Day 28 - Most overhyped movie ... E.T. Day 29 - Movie you have watched more than ten times ... Wonder Man

Day 30 - Saddest Death Scene

No You Tube today, as there isn't one.  One of the sites described this film as understated and under-rated! 

The Way To The Stars  was filmed in the 40's and stars John Mills as an English RAF pilot ... with the first half of the film about the impact that war and a new RAF field is making on a small community ... then in the middle is the change over as the USAAF arrive, and the chnges they bring to the area, with he second half showing how the locals copee with both these variations and the on-going war and losses.

Near the end of the film the American pilat (played by Douglass Montgomery) is returning from a flight, with bombs still aboard ... he gets the crew to bail out, then tells the tower that he will be able to land ... and so turns in, away from the village, and the ineveditable happens.

It is poinant - and demonstrates the pointless loss of life during war - but also the supreme sacrifice that many gave.

Day 31 - Scene that made you stand up and cheer


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