Dear colleagues and Mr Fish:
You might look into three or four late comedies with music directed
by Frank R. Capra (post "Wonderful Life");
Here Comes the Groom ( with Crosby );
Riding High ( Crosby [ not Dick Powell version ] );
Hole in the Head ( Sinatra );
Pocketful of Miracles ( Glenn Ford ).
Might be ideal for your topic...?
Steven P Hill,
University of Illinois.
Date: Wed 26 Dec 00:00:20 CST 2007
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Topics of the day: 1. 1950s Optimism
Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2007 14:50:43 -0800
From: Adam Fish <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: 1950s Optimism
I am looking for Fifties film examples of heroes, heroines, or whole
groups of people that go through many travails but come out better in
the end. Examples that come from epics and musicals would be
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