'Seventy-Six Trombones' by Meredith Willson is the signature song from the musical play 'The Music Man' (1957)
Used again in "The Ruins of Athens" op. 113
7/6- used to be the cost of a marriage licence
Starred Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford
Director: Frank Pierson. Also starred Oliver Clark, Venetta Fields & Clydie King. Plot: Talented rock star John Norman Howard (Kris Kristofferson) has seen his career begin to decline. Too many years of concerts and managers and life on the road have made him cynical and the monotony has taken its toll. Then he meets the innocent, pure and very talented singer Esther Hoffman (Barbra Streisand). Won an Oscar.
IMDB:8.6/10. Director: Martin Scorsese. Nominated for 4 Oscars, won 3 Baftas and National Film Preservation Board Award.
If Rocky had only won that fight, we might have been spared 500 sequels.
Director: Alan J. Pakula. Also starred Martin Balsam, Holbrook & Jason Robards. Plot: Reporters Woodward (Redford) and Bernstein (Hoffman) uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Nixon's resignation. Won 4 Oscars
A classic western in which played alongside Chief Dan George a real life chief of the Squamish Indian Tribe.
Black Mesa Landscape, New Mexico; Out Back of Marie's II; 1930; Expressionism; Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A.; oil on canvas mounted to board; 62 x 92 cm
Director: John G. Avildsen
Based on the 1974 book by the same name
The American, French, Russian, Cuban, and Iranian/Islamic revolutions... respectively
Also Starred john Travolta. Was nominated for best actress Oscar for this leading role.
IMDB:8.0/10. Director: John G. Avildsen. Won 3 Oscars incl. Best Picture, 1 Golden Globe and National Film Preservation Board Award.
Director: Brian De Palma. Also starred William Katt, Betty Buckley & Nancy Allen. Plot: A mousy and abused girl with telekinetic powers gets pushed too far on one special night.
UK road sign
Along with Bob Woodward, the two journalists investigate the Watergate scandal
Surfing on the beach! The smell of napalm in the morning!