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RIP Kirk Douglas
« on: February 06, 2020, 12:03:27 am »
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ElyDave

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Re: RIP Kirk Douglas
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2020, 07:03:01 am »
103! A complete leg end, and a master of his craft both on stage and screen. Not many of the old school left now.
“Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.” –Charles Dickens

Re: RIP Kirk Douglas
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2020, 08:36:08 am »
He was Spartacus.
Sic transit and all that..

Re: RIP Kirk Douglas
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2020, 09:05:50 am »
He occupied many many hours of my tv watching as a child.
Get a bicycle. You will never regret it, if you live- Mark Twain

Re: RIP Kirk Douglas
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2020, 12:14:18 pm »
If you haven't had a chance yet (or even if you have) give "Ace in the Hole" a look.  Billy Wilder and Douglas at their best!

Re: RIP Kirk Douglas
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2020, 12:37:36 pm »
https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/feb/12/kirk-douglas-i-never-thought-id-live-to-100-thats-shocked-me
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In The Ragman’s Son, one of Douglas’s several beautifully written memoirs, he recounts that Wayne attended a screening of Lust for Life, Douglas’s heartfelt 1956 biopic of Vincent van Gogh, and was horrified.

“Christ, Kirk! How can you play a part like that? There’s so few of us left. We got to play strong, tough characters. Not those weak queers,” Wayne said.

“I tried to explain: ‘It’s all make-believe, John. It isn’t real. You’re not really John Wayne, you know.’ He just looked at me oddly. I had betrayed him,” Douglas writes.

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Re: RIP Kirk Douglas
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2020, 09:01:58 pm »
RIP

"I'm Spartacus" was a bit of a meme on the old Cycling+ and ACF flora.

ElyDave

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Re: RIP Kirk Douglas
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2020, 06:08:34 am »
RIP

"I'm Spartacus" was a bit of a meme on the old Cycling+ and ACF flora.


And chez ED where somehow its become "I'm asparagus"
Comes of living with veggies I suppose
“Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.” –Charles Dickens