[ModLib] As Requested -- New ML Feature
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Sun Aug 17 16:02:34 EDT 2008
This is fun!
Descriptor: G6 binding no dj (if I recall correctly)
Movie: 84 Charring Cross Road.
Scene: In the last quarter of the movie
Comment: Anne Bancroft playing Helene Hanff "Somebody gave me this book for Christmas. It's a Giant Modern Library book. Did you ever see one of those? It's less attractively bound than the Proceedings of the New York State Assembly and it weighs more. It was given to me by a gent who knows I'm fond of John Donne. The title of this book is: The Complete Poetry & Selected Prose of JOHN DUNNE & The Complete Poetry of WILLIAM BLAKE? The question mark is mine. Will you please tell me what those two boys have in common?-- except they were both English and they both Wrote?" She continues, at length, disparaging the ML Giant and eventually all abridgments. The quote above is copied from the book, which as I recall was quoted virtually verbatim in the movie.
Contributor: Benjamin Clark
--- On Sat, 8/16/08, Scot Kamins <kamins at modernlib.com> wrote:
From: Scot Kamins <kamins at modernlib.com>
Subject: [ModLib] As Requested -- New ML Feature
To: "ML mailing list" <modlib at owu.edu>
Date: Saturday, August 16, 2008, 5:30 PM
Here's the permanent link to the new feature "Modern Library in the Movies":
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