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Classically Speaking:
Promoting Classic Movies in a Jaded World!

Monday, January 31, 2005

Contributing Editor: DAVID MEUEL



CONTRIBUTIONS: 1 Favorite List: David Meuel's FAVORITE JOHN FORD FILMS


E-MAIL CONTACT: david@davidmeuel.com


The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
LOCATION: California, USA


WRITTEN LANGUAGES: English -- that's it!


INTERESTS: Films, hiking, visiting national parks


BOOKS THAT I'VE WRITTEN: Women in the Films of John Ford


WHAT MAKES A MOVIE A CLASSIC: The timeless qualities -- a story that continues to speak to audiences today, truthful acting, beautifully rendered craft, etc.

Casablanca (1943)

MOVIE MEMORABILIA: Lots of photos


PERFORMERS MET: Burt Lancaster and Rob Schneider -- how's that for a contrast?



FAVORITE MOVIES: Grand Illusion (1937), The Grapes of Wrath (1940), Casablanca (1943), Shadow of a Doubt (1943), and SO many more.


FAVORITE ACTORS/ACTRESSES: Lillian Gish, Henry Fonda, Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Claude Rains, Ronald Colman, Joan Crawford, and SO many more.


TESTIMONY: In addition to their exquisite artistry, they are so much more satisfying emotionally than most contemporary films.



*Contributed by: David Meuel Date: Aug 27 2014 / 08:18:45 PDT

Last Updated: Aug 27 2014 / 08:18:45 PDT

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