[ModLib] As Requested -- New ML Feature
kamins at modernlib.com
Sun Aug 17 16:13:42 EDT 2008
On Aug 17, 2008, at 1:02 PM, B.L. Clark wrote:
> This is fun!
> Book: G70
> 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
John Peterson beat you to it (but only by a couple of hours). See the
Web page for the movie quote, which is indeed quite close to the book.
Thanks for playing,
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